Merchant account options for free trial offers still exist

Merchant account options for free trial offers still exist Negative option billing, trial, free trial, “free to pay” offers – these are all terms for a method of marketing that has come under fire – and often for a good reason.  Many businesses use the trial model, but it is most prominent in the dietary supplement, skin care, and software… Read More

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Many “preferred” or “recommended” gateway providers are not high-risk friendly

Many “preferred” or “recommended” payment gateways are not high-risk friendly Selling “high-risk” products like CBD, cigars, or vape products is not a one-step solution like many other e-commerce markets. These days it often takes people by surprise that you can’t just sell anything on a common or “low-risk” site builder without some added knowledge and assistance. There’s an entire group… Read More

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Keep out of trouble: 3 tips for new high-risk websites

Keep out of trouble: 3 tips for new high-risk websites E-commerce has become the predominant way to shop for many consumer products and retail goods. For many website owners, high-risk e-commerce is a vast, and often lucrative, industry to be in, but it’s not without its hurdles. Cigar sites and FFL dealers looking to accept credit cards online, in particular,… Read More

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High-risk and holidays: 4 marketing tips

High-risk websites and the holidays: 4 marketing tips It’s already late October. The holidays are around the corner! Honestly, if you haven’t started at least considering preparing for the holiday e-commerce season you’re behind the ball a little, but it is not too late! E-commerce has taken more and more of the overall holiday shopping sales year after year, and… Read More

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