Sep 18, 2018

Turn the Page on Getting a Magazine Sales Merchant Account

Although magazine retail sales have dropped from about 103 million in 2014 to about 75 million 2016, the number of magazine readers in the U.S. has ticked up slightly each year since 2012, according to Statista. In 2012, there were 210.7 million magazine readers in the U.S. That number climbed to 221.9 million in 2016. Realizing that the internet was...

Jun 07, 2017

Keep Your Billing And Invoicing With Recurring Credit Card Processing Simple

According to the 2016 US Consumer Payment Study by a US credit card processor, merchant acquirer and bank credit card issuer, 23% of credit card users and 33% of debit card users choose to pay with recurring billing. Recurring Billing Recurring bills play an important role in of our lives. This refers to both business and personal finances. Consumers are...

Nov 26, 2014

Beware of Potential Magazine Sales Fraud

It is possible to be bombarded with information and deals that seem too good to be true, and often they are. These people are trying to defraud you of your money in return for poor quality items or nothing at all. While legitimate businesses are able to run deals and savings, even opening a magazine sales merchant account to give...

Oct 16, 2014

eMerchantBroker Offers Magazine Sales Merchant Accounts

Magazine sales are on the rise again, and it is the perfect time to offer up the product. Though there are many different avenues of magazine sales, one thing is constant: You need a merchant account. A merchant account allows your business to accept plastic card payments. While you could easily Google “merchant account”, you may have trouble locating one...

Sep 10, 2014

How To Watch Out For Magazine Sales Scams

None of us are strangers to the amount of different magazine subscription offers that make their way into our mail box, offering different types of deals, gifts, and limited-time offers. But, what we don’t know is which one of them could in fact be a scam. That’s right, cases of subscription offers that rip you off or vanish to never...

Aug 12, 2014

Magazine Sales Are Not Dead | Get Approved for a Magazine Sales Merchant Account

Every year, traditional newspaper sales decrease by significant margins. Print magazines are feeling the sting as well. With the exception of fashion magazines like Vogue, magazine sales have declined by 10% for the first 6 months of the year. The magazine industry has attempted to respond to the decline in sales by initiating sleek, creative digital magazines available for consumers...

Jul 28, 2014

Tough Times Of Magazine Ownership

If you have ever dreamed of owning your own magazine, it might be a reality if you are able to plan correctly. Making a business plan that includes the details of the market potential and a detailed plan of the product you are hoping to create, might be the starting block of owning your own magazine. There are 1000’s of...

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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 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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