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ATM Business Agent Program

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Dо уоu know thаt уоu саn оwn your оwn ATM business and develop уоur own раѕѕіvе іnсоmе stream? Yоu too can mаkе mоnеу whіlе уоu sleep. Since the gоvеrnmеnt deregulated thе ATM іnduѕtrу, it has become роѕѕіblе fоr іnvеѕtоrѕ tо buу аn ATM mасhіnе and rесеіvе a share of the trаnѕасtіоn fееѕ gеnеrаtеd frоm it. Trаnѕасtіоn fееѕ аrе those that аrе charged tо the account holder fоr mаkіng a ѕuссеѕѕful trаnѕасtіоn аt аn ATM mасhіnе. Before deregulation, bаnkѕ charged аn interchange fее for thоѕе users who dіd nоt have an account wіth thеm аnd used оnе of thе ATMѕ іn the bаnk'ѕ flееt.
Ownіng an ATM mасhіnе can be a gооd investment fоr a motivated individual wіth саріtаl to invest. Thе first ATMѕ асtuаllу caused rеѕіѕtаnсе in thе bаnkіng community as thеу cost оvеr $30,000.00 еасh and thе аnnuаl соѕtѕ of runnіng them wеrе more thаn the yearly ѕаlаrу оf a bаnk employee. Now, уоu саn ѕtаrt thе ATM buѕіnеѕѕ wіth juѕt undеr $5,000.00 аѕ the Automated Teller Machine іѕ nоt expensive. A nеw basic…

Merchant Account Processing 101

A mеrсhаnt account ѕеrvicеѕ аѕ one of the bеѕt wауѕ оf handling оnlіnе рауmеntѕ mаdе thrоugh credit/debit саrdѕ. Thоugh thе services оf a merchant ассоunt аrе аlѕо оffеrеd bу thе bаnkѕ, іt dоеѕ nоt bеlоng tо thе ѕаmе саtеgоrу as ѕаvіngѕ оr local сhесkіng accounts. Thіѕ account іѕ basically governed bу a contract ѕіgnеd between thе business owner аnd the fіnаnсіаl іnѕtіtutіоn, аbіdеd bу a set of rulеѕ.
Oреnіng a mеrсhаnt ассоunt аnd саrrуіng оut trаnѕасtіоnѕ thrоugh it is nоt аѕ difficult аѕ іt ѕееmѕ to most of the trаdеrѕ in thе first instant. Inѕtеаd, іt іѕ a very ԛuісk аnd ѕtrаіght fоrwаrd рrосеѕѕ, whісh іѕ gеnеrаllу еxесutеd without much dеlау. Rеаd bеlоw to gеt аnѕwеrѕ tо the mоѕt соmmоn ԛuеѕtіоnѕ rаіѕеd rеgаrdіng thе ассоunt and get a dеереr undеrѕtаndіng іntо the соnсерt оf merchant account processing.
- What аrе the basic requirements fоr setting uр аn ассоunt? Thоugh the undеrwrіtіng rеԛuіrеmеntѕ mіght vary frоm рrосеѕѕоr to рrосеѕѕоr, a trаdеr in аll саѕеѕ rеԛuіrеѕ the fоllоw…

What are the major reasons behind opening a high risk merchant account?

Every business is characterized by its features and even types of services that it offers to its valuable customers. There are some business that fall under high risk profile thereby they are mostly turned down by various merchant account providers in the market. If you are one of them then it will certainly be wise to avail the services of the firms that offer high risk merchant accounts and services. Below are discussed some of the vital reasons as to why most high risk businesses consider opening a high risk merchant account.
        1.Will be able to track transactions online This is certainly one of the vital reasons due to which firms operating risky business consider opening high risk merchant account. With the help of these accounts, you will be able to track various transactions of your business through online. For instance, if a valuable customer buys your products and pays for the same then you will certainly be notified online. Besides this, if some mistake occurs during a s…

What is a Merchant Cash Advance?

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Merchant cash advance lending is the capital that all new or established businesses need at some point. This money can be used to expand to new locations, open your first location, upgrade your equipment and expand services that your company needs to be the best it can be. This cash advance gives you the opportunity to watch your business grow the way you always wanted. 

The concept behind merchant cash advance loans is simple: with Shaw Merchant Group, we will pay for your future credit card transactions upfront and in one lump sum. As these transactions start to come in, we get paid back with a small fixed percentage of those daily credit card transactions. It is that simple. 

This works much better than a bank loan for a number of reasons. For instance the application process is much shorter and simpler. The waiting time can be within only 2 days, rather than the weeks it can take to have a bank loan approved. There are also no start up fees, and no need to provide collateral. It is …

Medical Marijuana Merchant Accounts and Credit Card Processing

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Merchant accounts are used daily in business in our ever increasing cashless society. Marijuana, as many people know, has been legalized in certain states in the US. It is used for various reasons to treat specific illnesses. Applying for a merchant account can be simple and straight forward if you speak to the write people.

Marijuana Merchant Account (AKA: Shaw Merchant Group) is an establishment that is well-known for its effective payment processing plan. They are 100% legal and have proven to be a secure source on the same level as much larger businesses. Dispensaries in general have been always been faced with the challenge of credit card payments. Now with the introduction of Medical Marijuana Merchant Accounts, they have made it possible to offer payment processing services. It is now possible for the customer to accept the convenience fee when paying at a point of sale machine and there is no charge to the merchant.

The merchant advisers at Shaw Merchant Group (Marijuana Merch…

High Risk Businesses: Bank Loans, Merchant Accounts and Credit Card Processing

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It is often difficult to find the best credit card processors forhigh risk businesses. A lot of the largermerchant accountproviders refuse to process transactions forhigh risk businessesand this can seriously deplete your options. A mistake that is often made, is that because the number of merchant account providers who will accept ahigh risk businessis so low, many merchants stop at the first one that will accept them, instead of researching and finding an experienced provider who specializes inhigh risk businesses. This can end up being a problem in the long run ashigh risk businessesare more likely to have to deal with charge backs, fund holds, and excessively high rates than lower risk businesses.
Shaw Merchant Group can help you get the cash you need to get your business up and running. Within as little as 72 hours of applying with Shaw Merchant Group, you can have your money and be building or expanding your business
Need a Business Loan for a High Risk Business?
Getting a bank loa…

Do I need Credit Card Processing Leads to be successful?

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Could you be more successful as a Merchant Services ISO if you were to use lead generation or an appointment setting service? In the "credit card processing lead generation" world you need to be very careful who you have generating these merchant processing leads for you or your company. I have been generating my own credit card processing leads now for well over 6 years and I can tell you the pros and cons of credit card processing leads.

There are many lead generation companies out there that will claim to have the best quality leads for you to purchase. Quality credit card processing leads can range anywhere from $25 to $200 per lead depending on quality and the type of merchant. The best why to purchase leads if you decide to go that way is to buy exclusive leads that are not sold to other credit card processing companies. Most of the time when you are buying leads from lead generation companies you will find that the lead that you are buying is being sold 5 to 10 times…

About Us

SMG is an all-in-one payment provider. We offer retail, online, mail and wireless payment processing in a variety of different industries.

When we started SMG our goal was to work at simplifying payment processing across multiple industries. In our time in the payment processing industry we have worked to create an adaptive product that not only handles payments very quickly but also offers extremely low payment processing rates. We believe in taking minimal fees and offering some of the most competitive rates available in our industry so that we can keep our customers as profitable as possible. Since our inception into the payment processingindustry we have worked to integrate our systems into online webpages, to offer reliable retail terminals that can handle payment processing on credit cards around the world as well as virtual terminals which are easily accessible and secure.

Our mobile integration is one of our newest products and one of the products that we are the most proud of…

Processing Rates and Fees

Our processing fees and rates will vary by each plan. The VIP plans will have the lowest possible fees on processing rates, but even our basic plans remain as some of the most competitive in the industry for processing rates on each transaction. SMG is proud to offer gateway services, retail terminals, virtual terminals and wireless terminals up for free with zero sign-up fees. We make our money through processing rates and fees on all of the transactions that your business does. The good news about these rates and fees is that they are low enough that they will barely affect your profit margins.

In most cases businesses across many industries report that they actually remain more profitable offering up a more flexible payment solution to their customers. By adding this flexible payment solution you can open up your business to a whole new type of customer as well as give customers better flexibility to pay for your products or services. With a small processing rate and fee taken off …

Mail/Phone Order Services

Our mail and phone order services are a great way that you can start accepting credit cards and other forms of payment for your mail or phone-based business. If you get a lot of orders for your products or services over the phone or by mail order you will most definitely want flexibility for each one of your customers. With the help of the mail and phone order packages you can start receiving multiple payment options from credit cards and more. With the help of our free virtual terminal you can process hundreds of payments per day and even take advantage of lower rates on our VIP packages if you find that you are processing a large amount of payments regularly.

With zero sign up fees you get access to our payment processing terminal for free and you can start expanding your business by offering a more competitive level of service. This is an excellent solution for any mail-based or phone order business because you can easily accept payments without having to create your own payment sy…

Gateway Software (E-Commerce)

Your Internet and e-commerce solution with NO sign up fees. If you need to introduce e-commerce solutions to your existing web platform we can help you with creating a quality web store that can accept many different types of payments and credit cards. With extremely low rates we can get you signed up and started using our free gateway software and for NO upfront fees. With the help of the free gateway software it's very simple to integrate new e-commerce solutions even on an existing website or platform.

Rather than struggling to find an e-commerce solution or code a specialty custom shopping cart into your website, our solution can help you get set up and offering e-commerce solutions to regular visitors to your website. We even let you customize the shopping cart and e-commerce solutions so that it merges seamlessly with all of your existing web design. Rather than having shopping cart functions that don't blend with your store, or compromise your website design our compan…

Payment Processing FAQ

Will I have to pay for the payment processing system upfront?

Unlike other payment processing companies we don't charge a rental fee on our payment processing services or equipment. You can get a payment processing device for your retail location, a virtual device for online payment processing or even mobile integration and e-commerce support for your website for zero upfront fees.


Do I get help with integration of the system and start up? Our customer service support is available 24 hours a day seven days a week to provide you with the support that you need for integrating new payment processing into your business or onto your website. We can help you get started and even have easy-to-use software that you can use for integration purposes. We are interested in becoming your long-standing payment processor and we can help you with any form of integration across multiple industries.

Who can I call for troubleshooting? Contact our customer support if you are having any issues with your…

Payment Processing Security

As with any form of payment processing we work to deliver top security in every transaction that we complete. We are consistently upgrading our software, our payment processing devices, our services and our point of sale devices to protect your business and to protect your customers information. Security is a big priority in this business and we work to provide you with tools that you can trust.

Through our secure services we will work to investigate claims of security breaches or identity theft from your customer base. By using our payment processing you will never be found liable for any breaches in data incurred through your retail or online location. We use the finest digital encryption and security as well as secure keypads with Visa debit and debit cards to ensure that customer information is kept secure and that all payment processing can take place in a trusted environment. Of course we will perform investigations that point of sale and on your debit machine if this is a common…

Wireless Processing Solutions

Our wireless processing solutions are perfect for any business interested in offering payment options through wireless applications and devices. If you're an app developer or you are interested in developing an application for which your users could pay for goods and services directly from their mobile device, we can integrate wireless payment processing solutions at competitive monthly fees.


Creating a wireless payment solution for a mobile application or uniting each one of your sales staff or employees with the option to handle payment processing directly from their mobile phones, can revolutionize your business. We can work to make a smart phone into a point-of-sale processing tool. With the ability to accept most major credit cards at industry low rates, you can increase your profitability as a business and offer a better level of customer service with payment flexibility the likes of which your customers will appreciate. With the app market booming, and with more and more ap…