Apr 12, 2021

Accepting Credit Cards Online

For any online retailer who desires to grow and stay on the path of online retail success, taking credit and debit card payments is an absolute must.  The greatest challenge is determining the best payment processor. Choosing the wrong processor can result in paying exorbitant fees, lost revenue due to fraud, and lack of conversion due to security issues. Your...

Jan 08, 2021

Gateways Adjust To E-Commerce As They Deal With Covid-19

Due to the radical change in spending priorities induced by the COVID-19 pandemic, overall e-Commerce spending has soared at a faster rate than ever. Payment gateways play a vital role.  A payment gateway that is well-functioning and efficient is the keystone of every transaction. The holidays will definitely put many payment gateways to the test as they will face higher...

Sep 22, 2020

How Payment Gateways Guarantee Online Payment Security & Safety

Payment gateways play a critical role in the transaction flow between customers and online merchants. Gateways provide payment security, ensuring safe transactions, even in the absence of the one-on-one buyer-seller experience. Because web merchants rely almost entirely on trust, more and more criminals target eCommerce businesses to steal from them and their customers. Many instances of eCommerce payment fraud are...

Aug 21, 2020

8 Deadly Mistakes People Make When Building an E-Commerce Site

Risk assessment should be part of your everyday life if you want to be a successful business owner. And the process should be well thought out when setting up an e-commerce store. You want to identify all potential dangers and loopholes early to prepare adequately. Still, risk assessment is a never-ending process. Why? Because the e-commerce business environment is ever-evolving....

Aug 12, 2020

What Is A Payment Gateway And How Does It Work?

Online transactions have become the fastest and most advantageous way for its users to settle their payments. Thanks to the Internet, customers can be reached globally and therefore users can both buy and sell throughout the world.  The trickiest aspect of online purchases is that they are notoriously difficult to verify and can even be made in anonymity. In order...

Jun 29, 2020

High Risk Payment Processing | How Payment Gateway Integration Works

Making purchases online is not something consumers give much thought to these days. It has become such a natural, everyday thing. Even so, much goes into the online shopping and checkout experience. As a merchant, you know just how much time and thought goes into creating a positive, seamless customer experience, none of which would be possible without payment gateway...

Jun 28, 2020

Integrating A Payment Gateway Into Your Website

Payment gateways are a valuable tool that process both debit and credit cards online and in offline stores. Sensitive card information is securely sent between mobile devices/ websites and banks/payment processors.  Integrating a payment gateway into your website can ensure that your customers experience a seamless and safe transaction. It is like having a virtual point of sale terminal. To...

Jun 25, 2020

How Your Small Business Can Benefit From Recurring Payments

How are you currently accepting payments? Are you trying to determine whether or not your business should use recurring payments? Thanks to the constant changes in payment processing to satisfy the needs and demands of customers, there are always new ways to simplify and improve the process of collecting payments. One of the most common being recurring payments. What are...

Jun 24, 2020

Integrate a Payment Gateway Into Your eCommerce App

As more countries are preferring to go cashless, the preferred method of payment for most consumers is the use of both credit and debit cards. This option is fast, convenient, and more efficient than the use of cash. Although e-commerce has been on the rise in recent years, m-commerce is following close behind. M-commerce simply involves online shopping through the...

Jun 23, 2020

What Is A Payment Gateway? How Does It Function?

A payment gateway facilitates online payments between consumers and businesses. A payment gateway is a service provided for merchants that processes debit and credit card payments for both eCommerce websites and brick and mortar retail stores. Another way of looking at a payment gateway is to think about it as the equivalent to a cash register for a transaction made...

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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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