USA - Step 1 - Payment Processing
Accepting Credit Card Payments
Call your Merchant Processor:
You can either get a new merchant processing account by contacting Martin (his info is below in the Q&A), or call your current provider and tell them you are getting new "Point of Sale" software that uses a payment gateway to connect to your merchant account, called USA E-Pay.
Your Merchant Processor Will Want To Know:
They will want to know what configurations or data set ups USA E-Pay uses:
You will tell them this list and they will know exactly which one works for them.
FDMS - FDMS North - TSYS - Paymentech - Global - Planet Payment - Mes - Heartland - RBS WorldPay
After The Data Sheet Is Sent To You:
After they create this setup for you that will either email or fax you a data sheet.
When you receive it, please email it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org along with your Client ID, which is a 4 digit number found next to your business name on the front page of RainMaker, after you log in.
Frequently Asked Questions about Merchant Processing?
Q: Who is my merchant processor?
A: We don't know. You should receive a monthly statement that will list your credit card transactions, fees, etc. And on that report you will find a phone number. You will also receive a 1099 from them each year that will have the phone number.
Q: I'm transferring from Championsway, who is my merchant processor?
A: If you're in the USA your merchant processor is most likely E-Online Data. Here is the contact info: 1.877.685.6271
Q: I would like to get started as fast as possible, what merchant processor should I use?