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2003/8/23-24 [Finance/CC] UID:29450 Activity:moderate
8/23    I want to add credit card processing to my site. Any recommendations?
        Typing "credit card processing" in google returns a billion sites,
        but I'm looking for a few reputable places that are easy to set up
        and affordable. Thanks.
        \_ paypal!
           \_ this is not credit card processing... its payments to anyone
              with an email and requires the buyer to go through a lengthy
              account set-up process. I recently set something like this
              up using LinkPoint (parent company called "Card Services
              Internationl," I think). This is the company that Earthlink
              uses for its ecommerce stores. Its relatively cheap for a
              merchant account with them, and they have many simple API's
              to basic credit card transactions. I used their perl api.
              easy, good documentation.                 - rory
                \) thanks.
                   \_ ps - it probably would have been more helpful to
                      google for "merchant account" since this is really
                      what the companies are offering (with some
                      programmatic api, hopefully). if you google this,
                      http://cardservice.com is the 8th result. good luck
        \_ From what I found, it seems like the basic cost of this is $20/mo.
           Does that sound right? If that's the case, I think I'm just better
           off getting webspace through a third party. I'll keep looking. tnx.
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cardservice.com
Cardservice International^ is an industry leader in credit card processing for traditional and Internet businesses. We offer merchants competitive pricing, customer service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in 140 languages and dialects, and one of the largest credit card fraud, loss prevention and chargeback departments in the industry. Cardservice International provides the expertise and reliability to enable merchants to accept credit cards, debit cards and checks. From the establishment of a merchant account to our technologically sophisticated LinkPoint Secure Payment Gateway, Cardservice provides a one-stop shop for all types of transaction processing. Applying for a Cardservice International merchant account is easy. We boast a 98% merchant application approval rate, and accounts are generally approved in two business days.