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Safe and Secure with SSL Certificates

Safe and Secure with SSL Certificates

When you operate an online store, telling your customers that your website is secure just isn’t enough. You need to show your customers that you can safely handle their credit card information. One way to do this is by using an SSL (Secure Socket Layer) Certificate. SSL Certificates come in different shapes and sizes, and the…

Why Consider Free and Open-Source Solutions (FOSS)?

Why Consider Free and Open-Source Solutions (FOSS)?

If you’re an e-commerce merchant, you might have heard of “open source software.” Free and open source solutions are great for many online businesses–but sorting through the options can be confusing. If you are considering using an open source shopping cart or other open source software, this guide will help answer all your questions. What…

Penny Auction Merchant Accounts That Keep Up

Penny Auction Merchant Accounts That Keep Up

What makes penny auction merchants high risk? Acquiring banks have many reasons to label your penny auction business as “high risk,” including: High chargeback and refund rates Credit card holders are not present to sign for their purchases Penny auction websites may be perceived as being similar to online scams or frauds. If you have…

Just What the Doctor Ordered for Online Pharmacy Merchant Accounts

Just What the Doctor Ordered for Online Pharmacy Merchant Accounts

If you own an online pharmacy, you’ve probably run into challenges getting approved for a merchant account. Selling prescription medication online means acquiring merchant banks consider your business high risk. Instabill has just what the doctor ordered with our pharmacy merchant accounts. Instabill’s established network of offshore banks has liberal underwriting policies. This allows us…

Standards for e-commerce merchants, payment processors and more

Standards for e-commerce merchants, payment processors and more

Every industry has its standards to assure safety and quality. The world of online payment processing is no different. If you’re a merchant who needs to accept credit cards online, it’s a good idea to educate yourself about some of the standards that both you and your Internet Payment Service Provider (IPSP) should follow. These…

Top 5 Reasons Your Business Needs a High Risk Merchant Account

Top 5 Reasons Your Business Needs a High Risk Merchant Account

Let’s end your merchant account frustration. Feeling frustrated with merchant account providers telling you that your business is “high risk”? There are several reasons banks might consider you a high risk merchant–and none of them need to stop you from getting a merchant account. You know you need a high risk merchant account when: The…