Why Credit Cards Get Declined

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It can be awkward when you’ve sold items and your customer’s credit card gets declined. The best way to deal with that situation is to have the power of knowledge. This is to provide you all the basic information you need on why credit cards get declined. Who declines a credit card First, let’s assume […]

Comparing pricing for merchant accounts vs aggregators

Merchant account vs aggregator payment pricing

There is a cost for merchants to accept credit cards. You most likely already know this. Payment processors provide the software and hardware, services around fund transfers, and customer support. In addition, payment processors take risk for giving credit to merchants during the process of accepting credit cards. One example scenario of the type of […]

Payment Processing for Accountants and Accounting Firms

Payment Processing for Accountants and Accounting Firms

Accountants generally have a few top priorities when looking for a payment processor. This includes 1) the ability to let clients accept credit cards online, 2) the ability to send and track invoices easily, and 3) really low credit card processing rates. Let Clients Accept Credit Cards Online The most convenient way for clients to […]

Generate revenue from payment processing

Generate revenue through payment processing by partnering with Clearly Payments

Payments is an industry that is evolving quickly. The rise of online and mobile shopping is one of the reasons for this rapid transformation. With this change, comes opportunity to generate revenue and create new forms of value for your customers.  Clearly Payments has a partner platform for businesses to capitalize on payment processing. The […]

Flexible and low cost online payments in Canada

Low cost online payment processing with Clearly Payments

Online shopping and eCommerce is growing extremely fast in Canada. It has been growing around 20% per year and 2020 has seen an explosion of growth due to COVID. Online shopping grew more than 30% in 2020. Consumers are now quite comfortable with online shopping, even to the point where people buy groceries and cars […]

Build passive income while helping local businesses

People happy about payment processing

Clearly Payments, a Canadian payment processor that was built from the ground up to have the lowest payment processing fees, has launched an Ambassador Program. People in the community can take part in a program that builds passive income at the same time as helping local businesses reduce their payment processing fees. A true win-win. The […]

Payment processing for RMTs

RMTs (Registered Massage Therapists) and general massage therapists are in a competitive business. The core of a successful RMT is repeat business. When you have a repeat client, the CLTV (customer lifetime value) of a customer drastically increases. This means higher growth and higher profitability. One of the ways massage therapists have grown is with […]

Top reasons businesses should accept credit cards

Most Credit Cards are Supported by Clearly Payments

Accepting credit cards cost money for a business. That is likely the the main reason a business might not want to accept credit cards. It costs somewhere between 2% and 5% and there are many reasons for the wide range of cost. If you work with a good payment processor, you’ll be able to keep […]

How to create a return policy

A return policy is a must. Whether you allow returns or you don’t, a policy should be clear. There are statistics out there that around 10% of items purchased are returned and the number is even higher for online purchases, sometimes in the range of 25%. Having a clear policy sets expectations with your customers. […]

The benefits of contactless debit and credit card payments

Contactless payment is when a consumer taps their card on the payment terminal (point-of-sale, POS) to authorize a transaction. There’s no PIN, no signature. It’s fast and it’s easy. In 2016, approximately 40 per cent of merchant point-of-sale devices are contactless payment enabled. Contactless is out in the market and it’s growing. Contactless is supported […]