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

Below is a case study composite.  This is from some very recent experiences showing the importance of reading your terms and conditions before you automatically sign up for your hosting company’s “preferred” gateway, merchant account or site builder. I just finished my second of two long conversations with a client we will call Erica in Texas. We spoke about her challenges trying to bring up her E-Cig store with her current hosting provider. This hosting company happened to be offering site building and processing through their preferred providers as well. We have dozens if not hundreds of folks using her same hosting company and normally it is a great solution.… Read More

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Magento, Authorize.Net and high-risk

Are you a high-risk merchant whose site sells electronic cigarettes, premium cigars, firearms via FFL to FFL transfer, or wine and spirits? If so, there are many solid payment gateway and merchant account options available for you, and a properly set up Authorize.Net account, with high-risk processing applied for correctly on the back end, may be your best bet. Click here to learn more about setting up Authorize.Net correctly on your high-risk site What is Magento? Magento Community is available as an open source (freely available and popular) online shopping cart. Magento offers flexibility and control over how your e-Commerce store looks and functions online. Magento is well-known for: Being a… Read More

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