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Accept Credit Cards With an Online Shopping Cart

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What should I consider before I shop for a merchant account for my online shopping cart?

Accept Credit Cards With an Online Shopping Cart

Setting up a merchant account to work with your online shopping cart can be challenging. There are many different banks with different fees and packages, which makes the final decision difficult. To successfully set up a merchant account for your online shopping cart, you should:

  • Ask for a detailed breakdown of all fees and the required amount of sales. Some merchant accounts have lower fees for bigger customers.
  • Find out what the processors you are considering will do if their files are compromised by a hacker.
  • Consider using an easy to set up processor like Paypal until your business grows. Paypal has a short learning curve and is popular with many buyers.
  • NS offers merchant accounts at



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