One of the most frustrating things when buying online is trying to find a credit card that works with your existing bank account. You’ll usually have to settle for an affiliate credit card that is attached to a store and sometimes there are minimum spending requirements or a limit on how much you can charge on the card. This isn’t really ideal if you’re looking for freedom of online shopping without restriction or if you plan on making large purchases. That’s why it’s best to generate your own credit card numbers rather than use pre-made ones.
How Can I Get A Custom Credit Card Number?
That’s a great question. Normally when you make a purchase online, your order is processed by a third party (think payment processor such as Stripe or Bank of America). It’s not uncommon for these third parties to get a little nervous when they see unfamiliar transaction patterns such as custom credit card numbers. They’re less likely to risk losing their business if the numbers don’t match up when the statement arrives. So to protect your credit rating and keep those sweet, sweet affiliate payments coming in, you should avoid using any custom credit card numbers when making online purchases.
Where Can I Use A Custom Credit Card Number?
That’s another great question. One of the main purposes of a credit card number is to make purchases online completely anonymous. The fewer variables the better when it comes to keeping your identity anonymous when purchasing online. This is why it’s best to use a custom credit card number whenever possible. There are a variety of situations where you can use a custom credit card number without risking your anonymity. Some examples include:
- When making an online purchase using your bank account
- At restaurants, cafes, and grocery stores that don’t mind giving out your personal information
- When creating a new account for a site (signing up for a newsletter, for example)
- If you want to use a credit card to pay for something that doesn’t exist on your bank account (auto-bills, rent, etc.)
The key to keeping your identity anonymous when using a credit card is to use a different number for each account. This way your credit card information won’t be tied to any one specific place or person. Having multiple credit cards with different numbers is also beneficial in case one of the cards is lost or stolen. You can contact the cardholder at the numbers provided and they will never know it’s you. Even better, you can add a security code to the numbers so if someone tries to use them in an unauthorized manner, they won’t be able to.
When Not To Use A Custom Credit Card Number
That’s another great question. There are times when it’s not appropriate to use a custom credit card number. One of the main instances is when you’re making an online purchase that has something to do with buying illegal goods or services. If you’re ever wondering whether or not to use a custom credit card number in a particular online situation, here’s a quick guide:
- If the purchase is somehow connected to crime (drugs, weapons, etc.)
- If the vendor doesn’t require you to use a credit card (they’ll take cash or a prepaid card)
- If the purchase is over $200 (expensive jewelry, electronics, etc.)
- If you plan on paying with a credit card and there’s another way to pay (like PayPal or Bitcoin)
- If you’re buying from a country that doesn’t have an established online shopping industry (yet)
In cases like these, it’s best to use one of the online payment providers above or send cash by personal check. Avoid using a credit card because if you get caught, it could potentially hurt your credit rating. Even if you don’t get caught, using a credit card in situations like these is just asking for trouble.
Generating Your Own Custom Credit Card Numbers
If you’re looking for freedom of online shopping without restriction or if you want to be able to make large purchases without worrying about your bank account, it’s best to generate your own custom credit card numbers. To do this, visit the Clickfunnels dashboard and scroll down to the bottom of the page. You’ll see a table with the various credit card types and their associated billing addresses. Let’s say you wanted to create a credit card just for online shopping, you would enter a 44-digit number and click on the Generate New Credit Card button. You’ll then be presented with a new credit card with a 3-digit security code on it. You can enter this code whenever you use the card to make a purchase online. Having a 3-digit security code allows you to keep your credit rating while still taking advantage of the benefits of a credit card. Now when you make an online purchase, instead of using the default numbers provided by your bank, you can enter the three-digit security code on the credit card to keep your identity anonymous.
If you enter the wrong code three times in a row, the credit card will be temporarily disabled. To get it back, you have to call the number on the back of the card and follow the instructions. If this happens regularly, the best thing to do is contact the credit card company and ask them to help you out. In most cases, getting a new credit card is as simple as resubmitting your application. However, if this doesn’t work, there are other alternatives. You can ask the bank for an updated security code or call the credit card company and ask them to reset your password. The key to keeping your identity anonymous when using a credit card is to use a different number for each account. This way your credit card information won’t be tied to any one specific place or person. Having multiple credit cards with different numbers is also beneficial in case one of the cards is lost or stolen. You can contact the cardholder at the numbers provided and they will never know it’s you. Even better, you can add a security code to the numbers so if someone tries to use them in an unauthorized manner, they won’t be able to.
Now that you have a better idea of when and when not to use a custom credit card number, it’s time to get creative.