Merchant Services Referral Program

Payment processing solutions and tools for partners who refer merchants to Tidal Commerce.

Merchant affiliate program overview
The value of a Tidal Commerce Partnership

Program Overview

Our Merchant Referral Program is designed for organizations to easily increase revenue by referring their existing customers to Tidal Commerce for merchant services.

If your team interacts with merchants looking for payment processing, don't send valuable business customers into the arms of a competitor.

We'll design a partnership unique to you. When you refer merchants to Tidal Commerce, our experienced team will take care of everything from onboarding to customer service while you continue to earn throughout the life of the account.
Why Tidal’s merchant services referral program
Merchant referral program online application

Why Tidal Commerce

We deliver unparalleled service for our merchants and affiliate partners. When you partner with Tidal Commerce you are more than just a number to us.

We are experts in the industry so you can always be sure we are working every angle to deliver you maximum savings. We are also upfront and transparent about every fee and program detail so you understand our recommendations. And we are always refining our existing services and adding new ones to meet the needs of our partners.

From best-in-class security to award-winning technical support, we are a payment partner you can rely on.

Savings and service that wow you


Biggest savings

We have the most competitive pricing in the industry. It all starts with a free Savings Analysis where we outline all the ways we can save a merchant money every month. Referrals who choose Tidal Commerce save on average 25% or more compared to the competition.

Best features

We offer the features today's businesses are looking for like EMV Chip, Apple Pay, Google Pay, contactless, online ordering, curbside, loyalty programs and gift cards — and we're always adding more. Whatever a merchant is looking for to help them grow, they're covered.

Most devices

Our extensive third-party relationships were carefully selected to ensure we have the point of sale software and hardware to onboard merchants of all sizes from most industries.

Get paid faster


Email Invoices

Collecting payments has never been quicker. Your referrals can email invoices and once a transaction is complete, the payment is automatically recorded in their online dashboard.

Recurring Billing

For businesses with subscription models or amortized billing, recurring billing makes automating the amount and frequency easy.

QuickBooks Sync

Tidal Commerce makes it easy for your referrals to keep their current workflow if they want with seamless QuickBooks integration for a smooth transition.
manage your program

Atlas CRM

Atlas CRM for merchant services affiliate program

Online Application

It’s easy for merchants to get started with our Online Application. We can help pre-fill details beforehand and finish it with the customer in just a matter of minutes. Plus they can save their progress and so their information is still there when they return. If there's multiple owners, they can collaborate on the same application and sign documents online. Finally, merchant onboarding the way it should be.

See How It Works


Keep track of how many merchants you have and the residuals you’re earning. Monitor merchants as they move through each stage of onboarding and respond to underwriter questions instantly. You can even see every change a merchant made to their application and why. Access can be granted to a single program administrator or shared with a team. All of this and more, only with Atlas, exclusively from Tidal Commerce.

Show Me Atlas
Atlas CRM for merchant services affiliate program

Working together to help you succeed

Every aspect of our Merchant Services Referral Program was designed to prepare you for success. Our Atlas CRM manages referrals, our products and services work for businesses of all types, and our dedicated team of experts is always here to support you.

Flexible Revenue Sharing

  • We sit down and listen to your financial goals and then design a rate structure that will help you reach them
  • Recurring residual checks mean you don't have to worry about tracking down what you're owed and can get back to selling
  • Your residuals are guaranteed for life, so as long as the business you or your agents signed is processing you are earning

Dedicated Support

  • Experienced sales team for help with closing deals
  • Complimentary statement and rate analysis for maximum savings
  • In-house underwriting and risk management team
  • 24/7/365 U.S.-based technical support
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Become a referral partner

Contact us today to learn more about a Merchant Referral Program powered by Tidal Commerce.