Monday, March 26, 2007

Top 7 ClickBank Credit Card Processing Advantages

Here are seven good reasons why you should consider as your credit card processing solution and merchant account alternative.

1. Accept Credit Cards Without a Merchant Account

If your products are digital (such as electronic books or software), you can use ClickBank to process credit cards and on-line cheques. The cost is $49.95 upon signup and $1.00 per transaction plus 7.5% of sales.

2. Start Your Own Affiliate Program

With ClickBank, you have your own built-in affiliate program. You decide what commission (from 1% to 75%) you would like to pay your affiliates.

3. Receive Free Advertising

You receive additional exposure through free listing on the ClickBank website and through the search facilities of other websites, such as

Tip! The benefits of credit card processing online usually outweigh the disadvantages. Unfortunately there are some pitfalls involved with credit card processing you should be aware of.

4. Obtain Referral Commissions

Even without applying for ClickBank credit card processing, you can earn referral commissions on thousands of ClickBank Marketplace products.

5. Eliminate Sales Tax Problems

Since you must agree to sell your product to ClickBank for resale, ClickBank becomes the retailer responsible for collecting sales taxes -- not you. ClickBank will not be subject to sales taxes in most jurisdictions. ClickBank is registered for European Union (EU) purposes and adds the appropriate Value Added Tax (VAT) to each applicable transaction.

6. Accept PayPal

ClickBank now accepts PayPal as a payment method. According to, PayPal has "more than 86.6 million accounts in 56 countries and regions ...growing by 83,000 a day."

Tip! You can set up a retail credit card processing program using a swiped card method of processing payments. Or you can use MOTO for mainstream commerce.

7. Automated Product Delivery

After purchasing your product through ClickBank, the customer is redirected to a "thank you" page. This page may contain information about how the customer can download your product, thus automating your product delivery.


J. Stephen Pope, President of Pope Consulting Inc., has been helping clients to earn maximum business profits for over twenty-five years.

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