As a store owner, you want to eliminate any obstacle that may get in the way of your customers shopping to their heart’s content. 💗 Since credit cards are the primary way customers make online purchases, you want to make sure you are setup to accept them by joining the Volusion Verified Merchant program.
Here are a few common questions about the program, and our answers. If you have any other questions that aren’t listed below, reach out to us!
What is the Volusion Verified Merchant program?
The Volusion Verified Merchant program gives you a low-cost, all-in-one merchant account and gateway solution that allows you to accept all major credit cards right on your storefront. It says to your customers, “Shop here. It’s safe!” 🛒
Volusion is verified as a Level 1 service provider in compliance with PCI PSS, the payment card industry's security standard for collecting, processing and storing payment card information. So joining the Verified Volusion Merchant program not only provides you with the benefits of being part of this protected network, but also enables you to display the Verified Volusion Seal on your site, showing your customers that their information is securely collected, processed and stored.
What are the benefits of displaying a seal on my site?
You can bet that customers will be scanning your site 👀 for signs of security 🔒 before they even think about relinquishing their personal or payment info. This little seal can go a long way in earning credibility and customer trust.
The Verified Volusion Merchant seal on your site provides customers with peace of mind that their information is securely collected, processed and stored. All points of the transaction are handled in one place.
With Volusion, merchants are part of a protected network that is PCI/CISP Certified. Our hardware and hosting facilities have exceeded industry standards to provide end customers with the most secure buying experience possible. And that should give you peace of mind, too!
How do I display the seal?
Once your account has been approved through Volusion Payments, our credit card processing experts will enable an option in your Admin Area under Marketing > Nav Menu Promotions. You will receive an email informing you of this and can then use the HTML code across your site.
How much does it cost to join the Verified Volusion Merchant program?
We’re guessing you love the word “Free.” Yep, that’s right, there is no cost associated with joining our program or displaying the seal.
How do I become a Volusion Verified Merchant?
All you need to do is apply for a credit card processing account to get started. Fill out the application form to begin the Volusion Payments approval process. Applications are typically approved within 5-7 business days. It’s that easy!
Give your customers freedom and security to shop your site using any of their major credit cards. Earn their respect by showing you made the effort to ensure that your site is secure by applying for the Volusion Verified Merchant program and displaying the seal proudly on your storefront!