Many business owners first look to their bank when shopping for a credit card processor. Banks that offer merchant services, like credit card processing, typically don't process transactions themselves, but instead outsource it to a third party.
Business owners may also choose to use an independent sales organization, which is a credit card merchant broker representing third party processor. These organizations tend to have more lenient acceptance criteria than banks, but they tend to charge more in fees, too. While some of these independent sales organizations are above board, others are known for providing poor service, so it is important to check out a processor's reputation before signing up.
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