A merchant account is an account set up with a merchant’s acquiring bank, into which funds are deposited once a shopper makes a purchase, and it is approved. A merchant account is a necessity for merchants who want to accept credit and debit card payments online.
If you are an eCommerce merchant you need both a merchant account and a payment gateway. At BlueSnap, we offer our merchants both.
By using BlueSnap as your merchant account and payment gateway service provider, you can accept payments worldwide, while increasing conversions up to 40 percent.
BlueSnap makes it easy for you to accept virtually any form of payment from your customers be it credit, debit, ACH, wire or alternative payment types.
When you open a merchant account with BlueSnap you will receive a full PCI-compliant payment processing solution that offers:
BlueSnap offers both hosted checkout pages as well as APIs so you can integrate how you want to. Go global immediately by using your merchant account with hosted checkout pages or fully control the look and feel of your page using our APIs.
If you have a merchant account with BlueSnap, we handle all of the sensitive card data on behalf of your business. We are compliant with Level 1 Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS), which are the highest standards in the industry.
With our Powered Buy PlatformTM, your merchant account can be used to receive transactions from all over the globe. Our intelligent payment routing can help you successfully accept payments from global shoppers while using failover and retries to make sure the payments are successful. Plus, when you use BlueSnap’s global payment processing services, your merchant account will be able to accept over 110 different payment types.
You can easily integrate your BlueSnap merchant account with popular eCommerce platforms such as WooCommerce, Magento, and PrestaShop.
Failing to prevent fraudulent transactions can lead to higher chargebacks and chargeback-related expenses, in addition to lost merchandise. BlueSnap has partnered with Kount, the leading fraud prevention solution, to analyze customer data and purchase behavior on every transaction to identify, prevent and mitigate fraudulent orders.
When BlueSnap is your merchant account provider, you can leverage our Powered Buy Platform while still reconciling with your accounting portal on the back end. We make it possible for you to keep track of all your transactions and accounting information to make reconciliation a quick and easy process.
Talk to a conversion consultant today to learn more about getting started with a BlueSnap Merchant Account!