Sep 20, 2018

Bail Applicant Info and a Bail Bond Merchant Account

The more information you collect from a bail applicant, the better for you. So, what to focus on when gathering the information? Where to find a reliable bail bond merchant account? This article will tell you what and where. Bail Bond Merchant Account and Applicant Info Let’s start with a bail bondsman or bail bondsperson who’s also known as a...

Sep 14, 2018

Effective Marketing Strategies for Bail Bondsmen

Bail bondsmen work in an exceptional industry where our standard marketing strategies are ineffective. Though standard marketing works for most business, the tactics have proved insufficient for the bail bond platform. You cannot reach new clients by merely adding adverts to TVs and Radio as it is a service in rare demand. Paying for regular advertisement slots can also be...

Mar 12, 2018

Bail Agents Can Prevent Credit Card Chargebacks

Are you bail bonds merchant? Do you deal with higher rates of chargebacks? Are you looking for ways to prevent credit card chargebacks? Just read this article and you’ll learn about several important steps that can help you fight chargebacks. Also, you’ll get to know how to open a bail bonds merchant account fast and easily. What’s a Chargeback? Chargebacks...

Sep 13, 2017

An Increasing Number of Jails Allow Use of Credit Cards to Pay Bail

Your card may bail you out, but at a price. Most jailers are now allowing the use of credit cards to post bail, and if you are lucky the charge could earn you bonus points that can sort you vacation expenses when you’re set free. An increasing number of jails in the United States are now offering online bail payment...

Apr 15, 2016

Bail Bond Business Benefits For Bail Bond Merchants

A bail bond business seems quite attractive to many merchants. It guarantees that the defendant will show up for court based on a legal agreement between the bail or recovery agent, indemnitor, insurance company, and court. Otherwise, the defendant will bear the liability for the full amount of the bond to the court. Bail bond businesses are associated with some...

Mar 28, 2016

How to Sell Your Bail Bond Business

Are you thinking about selling your bail bond business? Although bail bonding companies make a fair amount of money, they can be difficult to sell. Due to inconsistent valuation and stifling government regulations, most bail businesses don’t hold their value when sold. The following are a few basic tips that will help you price your business just right before the...

Feb 16, 2016

Bail Bond Merchants Against The Proposed Amendment

The US and the Philippines are the only countries where commercial bail bond companies have dominance over pretrial release systems. Bail Bond Industry And The Proposal A 2-part proposed amendment on bail has been introduced to the New Mexico Constitution. According to the 1st part, judges can deny bail to dangerous defendants. Based on the 2nd one, defendants not considered...

Jan 19, 2016

Bail Bonds Companies Can Safely Accept Debit and Credit Cards

One of the biggest problems that consumers have with bail bonds companies is that they are typically “Cash Only”. This limits their usage and convenience. This not only hurts consumers, but also bail bonds merchants. The logical idea would be for bail bonds merchants to get a merchant account, but the processing industry leads you to believe that it is...

Dec 30, 2015

Why Bail Bondsmen Need EMB

Are you in the bail bonds business? Recent legislation in the bail bonds industry has made it even more difficult to turn a profit. States like New Jersey, California, New York and others have put the reigns on how bail bondsmen find clients and make money. If you deal in bail bonds, you need a merchant account to enable a...

Nov 23, 2015

Bail Bonds Merchant Accounts Can Be Found at EMB

Bail bond merchant accounts seem like an enigma. Many talk of processing plastic card payments, but it is a mystery to many in the industry how they do so safely, and without fear of closure. The solution is simple: EMB. The bail bonds industry is tough, not only due to its clientele, but also due to its reputation in the...

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Having a merchant account allows an account holder to take advantage of merchant cash advances. When a merchant is approved for an advance, the business agrees to receive a lump sum of cash in exchange for an agreed-upon percentage of future credit card sales.

Pricing varies depending on the merchant’s industry, past credit card processing history, the type of business seeking the account, average ticket sales, and average transaction volumes.

Yes, EMB works with merchants who are building their credit, as well as those who have poor credit. EMB also approves merchants that have no credit card processing history and businesses that have lost their merchant accounts due to high chargebacks.

Several factors influence a merchant’s risk level. Though only one factor likely will not get a merchant classified as high risk, a combination of these may: business size, location, and industry, credit score, credit card processing history, a industry’s reputation for excessive chargebacks, a prior history of high chargeback ratios, and whether a merchant exclusively sells online.

Virtual terminals are stationed on a merchant’s website, making it easy for customers to make a payment or purchase online. Merchants or a payment processor can easily set up virtual terminals, so online businesses can accept credit and debit card and e-check transactions.

A merchant account is a business account with an acquiring bank. Without this business account, which actually works more like a line of credit, a merchant cannot accept and process credit and debit card transactions. Businesses need a merchant account to accept major credit cards via a static point-of-sale terminal, mobile card reader, or through a virtual payment gateway.

After filling out EMB’s simple online application and submitting any necessary, requested documents, many merchants get approved within 24 and 48 hours.

EMB specializes in working with high-risk merchants. EMB works with many merchants, including but not limited to businesses in these industries: gambling and gaming, adult entertainment, nutraceuticals, vaping and e-cigarettes, electronics, tech support, travel, high-end furniture, weight loss programs, calling cards, e-books and software, and telecommunications.

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