PrestaShop and high-risk payment gateways: a software spotlight

PrestaShop and high-risk payment gateways: a software spotlight PrestaShop has been around for years and is an excellent choice for startup high-risk e-commerce merchants who need a scalable platform at a minimum cost. We wrote about PrestaShop years ago, but I want to update you on some recent changes. When… Read More

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Canadian high-risk payment gateways for vape, e-juice and glassware

Canadian high-risk payment gateways for vape, e-juice, & glassware We love passing on good news. We are in the business of helping high-risk e-commerce merchants who sell commonly prohibited, yet legal, items like e-juice, vaporizers, pipes, and glassware find stable payment gateway solutions. For years there was one big gap in… Read More

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QuickBooks Payments & prohibited categories

QuickBooks Payments & prohibited categories We recently helped an online FFL merchant with some basic information on how to accept credit cards through their Wix site, and the topic of QuickBooks processing came up. They were hoping to use QuickBooks to key enter some of their net-30 B2B clients who mail in card numbers on… Read More

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How to sell vape & e-juice using WooCommerce

How to sell vape & e-juice using WooCommerce Are you mostly satisfied with your new WordPress electronic cigarette website, but have questions as to how best implement e-commerce functionality? WooCommerce, and a carefully selected payment gateway may be the answer you are looking for. WooCommerce is an excellent choice for vape… Read More

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How to sell vape products online without a $500 fee

How to sell vape products online without a $500 fee “What? $500 upfront just to accept credit cards?” That merchants who sell electronic cigarettes or e-juice have to pay $500 as a registered tobacco merchant in order to accept payments is frustrating. It’s been upsetting vape merchants ever since one… Read More

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It’s a good time to start selling vape products online

It’s a good time to start selling vape products online The vape e-commerce climate is changing, and for the better If you are in the vaping/e-cig market or interested in entering it, there are some recent developments you should know. If used correctly, this information could help push your e-commerce… Read More

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Tips on marketing high-risk products online

Tips on marketing high-risk products online The difficulties associated with having a website that sells a product or service that is on a high-risk or commonly prohibited category list is significant. This isn’t to say it’s not worthwhile to pursue a high-risk e-commerce business, but you will likely spend some… Read More

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No reserve vape merchant accounts for WooCommerce

No reserve vape merchant accounts for WooCommerce We are very pleased with our continuing ability to help vape or e-juice WooCommerce merchants with a vape compatible gateway like NMI or, when appropriate, Authorize.Net for their WooCommerce site (or a high-risk Shopify vape site). We have been able to recommend easy, “merchant… Read More

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