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.

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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Do You Really Need Direct Credit Card Processing?

If you’re doing research because you need a credit card processor, or are looking to replace your current provider, you may come across the term direct credit card processing. Also commonly referred to as wholesale credit card processing, it’s generally pitched as a way to reduce credit card processing costs by eliminating “middlemen,” like sales […]

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Record Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales Mean Big Business For You

Because there are still a few weeks until the holidays, Americans still have lots of shopping to do. But since we’re now past the busiest days of the shopping season, we thought it would be interesting to look at how they went. What shoppers do on Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are not only huge […]

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