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Merchant Account Rates

Written by Josh Dodes
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Time was, credit card merchant account rates reflected the predominant account holder: big business. With fewer choices and deeper pockets, larger companies routinely paid rates for their accounts that smaller companies simply could not afford. That mattered little in an economy where few consumers were willing to offer their credit card information to smaller businesses anyhow--particularly those online.

Of course, as most people are aware, a new day for smaller businesses on the Internet has dawned. In tandem with greatly improved e-commerce security processes, this trend has rapidly transformed customers' attitudes toward paying with plastic. In fact, today's customers are not simply more willing to pay by credit card online; they have come to expect that they will be able to do so, time after time.

New Merchant Account Rates

This scenario has necessitated a new approach to merchant account rates, one that is more small-business-friendly. Happily, that is precisely what the top credit card account providers in the industry have started to provide. Recognizing the unique needs of smaller, less traditional businesses, these account providers have figured out how to integrate state-of-the-art flexibility and security levels, without charging exorbitant prices.

If you are currently on the hunt for a new credit card solution, that means that your timing could not be better. Simply put, today's best solutions provide more for less. That being the case, why would you ever pay less for more?


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