Credit Card Processing ECommerce

Latest article about credit card processing for ecommerce websites. Information and advice about processing payments online. News about online credit card processing are also on this list.

Holiday Shopping 2017 Is Off to a Booming Start

Consumers aren’t wasting any time getting into the holiday spirit this year. New data shared by Adobe Analytics found that between November 1st and 11th, online shopping generated at least $1 billion every day. For comparison, there were only two days during the same time period in 2016 that failed to pass the $1 billion mark. […]

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Why is Mastercard Teaming Up with Fitbit?

Over the last few years, we’ve seen wearable technology advancements explode, even covering the payment ring Visa tested at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Then earlier this year, Visa showed off a prototype of payment sunglasses. While these examples show that Visa is very bullish on wearable payment technology, they’re not only the major player in the […]

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How to Manage Omnichannel Sales

It wasn’t that long ago when the idea of buying something online was still very novel and even quite strange to many people. Fast forward to now and the internet has become a huge hub of commerce. On the other hand, some of the biggest online brands have recognized the value of having a strong offline presence, as […]

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The Future of Biometrics in the Banking Industry

Have you heard of selfies being used for credit card authentication? Mastercard started testing this program late in 2015, along with other biometric authentication methods, like heartbeat readers and eye recognition. Fast forward to the present and Mastercard is continuing to invest a lot into their biometrics efforts. In a recent interview, Ajay Bhalla, Mastercard’s President of Global Enterprise […]

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5 Ways to Optimize Your Site’s Checkout Experience

If you accept payments online, it’s important to make the entire online payment process as simple as possible. Countless conversion rate studies have shown that the longer an online payment form is, the more people will abandon it and fail to make a purchase. Since it’s very frustrating to guide a website visitor all the way through […]

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What’s the Best eCommerce Platform of 2017?

eCommerce has been on a hot streak for the last few years and it’s projected to continue growing faster and faster. In addition to the rise of companies like Amazon, platforms for small and medium merchants have become quite powerful, as well. Instead of needing to deal with cumbersome software, aspiring or established merchants can get […]

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What Processing Options Are Available for High-Risk Merchants in 2017?

Getting labeled as a high-risk merchant makes the already-challenging job of owning a business all the more difficult. If your business operates in an industry that’s considered high-risk, credit card processing companies may simply refuse to work with you. Even if a business has all their ducks in a row and plenty of legitimate customers who […]

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What Payment Options Do Consumers Want?

The Internet and social media have made consumers more empowered than ever before, changing the dynamics of many industries. Instead of depending on a salesperson or piece of company literature to learn about a product, it only takes people a few minutes to go online and get a truly candid scoop about any product they’re […]

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Are Virtual Terminals Right For You? How Online Processing Could Transform Your Business

In the past, the majority of all credit card payments were processed at brick-and-mortar locations. You’d hand an employee your credit card, they’d swipe it through a terminal, and then you’d sign the receipt. This still happens, but now, online sales are quickly becoming the norm, with more sales happening online now than ever before. […]

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Early Termination Fees 101

If you’ve decided that you’re unhappy with your current credit card processor, or ever start to feel this way in the future, you’ll need to cancel your current agreement before you can make the switch to a top processing company. If you’re ready to make the switch, you might be wondering, are you on the […]

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