Credit Card Processing, ecommerce, Security and PCI Compliance

Using American Express SafeKey

Available from American Express, SafeKey provides an addition layer of protection for online transactions made with an American Express card. What is American Express SafeKey? SafeKey 2.0 How it Works Benefits of Implementing SafeKey Does it cost money to use American Express SafeKey? How to Implement SafeKey Taking American Express What is American Express SafeKey? […]

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The major card brands offer advanced anti-fraud tools for businesses willing to use them, and SafeKey is one such tool.

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What Changes Will the Internet of Things Make to Payments?

While they provide tremendous convenience, it’s also vital to properly secure IoT products, especially if they have access to our financial details. Let’s take a look at the IoT, explain what it is, how it’s integrating payments, and the impact that will have on consumers, manufacturers, and payment providers. What is the Internet of Things? […]

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Imagine a world of 20 billion connected devices, all transmitting and receiving data. Now, imagine that a good portion of these devices can make payments and order products and services on your behalf. That’s not just in your head — that’s the Internet of Things (IoT), and as time goes on, these devices will be everywhere.

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WordPress, Woocommerce, and Wix – What Should You Use?

There’s also an abundance of online website building services that provide eCommerce options. Services like SquareSpace, Weebly, and Wix provide sophisticated templates, an easy-to-use interface, and integrations that make setting up an online store quick and easy. Finally, you have the ubiquitous WordPress. As the most popular website publishing and content management platform in the […]

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When it comes to selling products online, eCommerce entrepreneurs have never had more choices —  from specialized eCommerce services like Shopify or Volusion through to bespoke eCommerce websites, there are plenty of options for online retailers.

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Understanding Ecommerce Payment Options

When it comes to ecommerce payments, you have several options. One of the more common ways to collect payments is through a virtual shopping cart, but there are alternatives to this method that each have their own unique benefits. Here’s a list of some of the pros and cons to accepting ecommerce payments in a variety […]

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Creating a seamless experience for your online customers is essential when crafting an e-commerce website. You want to make sure your site is engaging, well written, and optimized for your buyer’s journey – and your payments experience is a big part of that. The last thing you want is for your customer to get all the way to the checkout and leave the page because of a poor experience.

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Shopify vs. WooCommerce – Choosing an Ecommerce Platform

If you’ve spent any time in ecommerce, you’ve likely come across a conundrum – should you choose WooCommerce or Shopify to run your online business? The answer largely depends on what you’re hoping to do with your website and how much time, skill, and resources you can afford to put into it. WooCommerce is a […]

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If you’ve spent any time in ecommerce, you’ve likely come across a conundrum – should you choose WooCommerce or Shopify to run your online business?

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The Complete FastSpring Review

When it comes to payment providers and ecommerce platforms, online businesses have never had more choices. There are hundreds of options to choose from, each providing slightly different features, pricing, and functionality. However, an area of online sales that doesn’t have as many choices is software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies and those that sell digital, non-tangible goods. FastSpring […]

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FastSpring is a niche ecommerce platform with more features than most, but with a price tag to match. The company primarily caters to digital goods sellers/software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies.

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5 Ways to Improve Checkout Conversions on Your Website

Think about that. For every 100 customers you get to your website’s checkout page, 74 of them leave without purchasing. Your checkout page can help or hinder when it comes to completing purchases. Here’s what you need to know to improve conversions and keep your business rolling. DIY vs. Hosted Checkout Pages How to Improve […]

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According to BI Intelligence, about 74% of all online shoppers abandon their online shopping cart during the checkout process, and 12% of these abandonments are due to poor user experience.

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What Businesses Fail to Do When Selecting a Payment Gateway

That’s right, the payment gateway is almost always an afterthought to the primary systems that a business is using or considering using, whether it be a point-of-sale (POS) system, e-commerce shopping cart or other applications. Often, business owners or managers spend all their time researching their primary solution and virtually no time understanding the features […]

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The first and most important thing many people fail to do when selecting a payment gateway is they don’t spend much time, if any, researching and evaluating gateways.

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