One of your primary goals as a small business owner is likely to be able to accept the most modern forms of online, mobile, and electronic payment methods. While non-cash payment processing is likely to be the bulk of your sales, ensure that your merchant account provider still provides access to payments by mail.
The online payments processing gurus at North American Bancard suggest that prior to selecting a merchant account provider, to check to see if they still have the ability to accept payments by mail. There are many reasons why some of your clients or customers prefer to submit checks as a method of payment.
Some individuals prefer to pay for all of their business related purchases by check, because they feel that it is a more traceable method of payment—and some of your clients simply do not want to type in their credit card information online.
While the checks you receive for payment may be few and far between, the customers you cater to are likely to become happy regulars.