Reliable Merchant Accounts for Adult Goods And Services

Apr 14, 2016

The adult entertainment industry has been rapidly expanding into the digital marketplace in the recent years. As a result, merchant accounts have become essential for the modern adult market. The United States’ revenues from the adult segment are estimated at $15 billion. According to the business site, the Street, sales are expected to reach $52 billion in 2020.

Merchant Accounts for Adult Businesses

It is well known that the adult sector is classified as high risk. The reason has to do with higher chargeback and dispute rates. As a result, merchant account providers usually avoid offering credit card processing for adult entertainment websites. Some processors think illegal activities might stand behind adult business owners. Others worry about card-not-present transactions.

However, there are payment processors that specialize in high-risk credit card processing and are ready to open accounts for merchants running an adult business. These accounts are generally associated with higher processing rates because of their high-risk nature.

Merchants involved in the industry can be sure to get the most secure and trustworthy adult merchant account with EMB that boasts A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). can help you start and grow your adult business, regardless of your credit history.

Affordable and Secure Adult Merchant Accounts

Adult entertainment businesses are considered quite profitable these days. No matter you’re running an adult content or dating website, or you own an adult goods and services business, EMB can be your ideal business partner. Chargeback rates below 3% are not a problem for EMB.

EMB is voted #1 high-risk payment processor in the United States and understands the high-risk industry best of all. Even if traditional banks and payment processors have refused to serve your business, EMB is happy to take you on anyway.

You shouldn’t miss this perfect opportunity to enjoy fast and easy approval, exclusive chargeback prevention and protection programs, a variety of secure payment gateways, efficient processing. You will be able to get your adult merchant account in as little as 48 hours.

Choose the right option for your adult-sector business and start growing.

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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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