Archive for August 2019
Paddleboard Designers Benefit from Credit Card Processing
Every few years, a new fitness craze comes along, and while its enthusiasts gush about it, the rest of the world may feel a little puzzled. CrossFit, SoulCycle, recreational boxing, fitness drumming, goat yoga (and now beer yoga) are examples. Criteria for a successful fitness craze can include calories burned, availability of equipment, and celebrity…Read More
PCI Compliance Gains Your Customers’ Trust
You probably want your business to be successful and attract all possible customers, and so you accept credit card payments. That is now the preferred payment method for buying goods and services, and it continues to expand. Customers use credit cards as payment at unattended vendors such as car washes, vending machines and tollways. Otherwise,…Read More
What Makes Online Payments Secure?
Some people spend a lot of time worrying about credit card fraud and identity theft. And even when they’ve taken every step to keep themselves secure, they get that flutter of panic whenever they see a strange name on their credit card statement or when they feel that ominous screen vibration that precedes ‘Password or…Read More
Is a Payment Gateway Necessary for Credit Card Payments?
A payment gateway is required in order to take credit card payments only if you want to accept credit cards online. This means that payment gateways are essential for not just pure Internet businesses, they’re also important for brick and mortar stores that also want to maintain a website in order to sell to a…Read More
I Have a High Risk Business. Can I Set Up a Merchant Account?
When you decide to start a business, you may focus on what seems most obvious. Thus, you might come up with a business model, relying on a particular product or service to get you going. Or you might pick a niche business sector, and then begin working on your business name and logo. At some…Read More
Keep Your Customers’ Credit Card Data Secure
As the owner of a business that accepts credit card payments, you are obligated to keep your customers credit card data secure. You may process card payments at an in-store terminal, over the phone, on the Internet, via a mobile terminal, or any combination of the above. The Security Standards Council is a global forum…Read More
Accepting Credit and Debit Card Payments Makes it Easier for You to Get Paid
As a small business owner, you’re probably familiar with the hassles of balancing prompt payment for goods/services with ensuring that customers remain loyal to your brand. These issues are common across almost all businesses. Whether you run a small home-based operation, retail store, boutique or an e-commerce website, a smooth cash flow is top priority.…Read More
Give Your Customers Different Options at the Checkout Counter
Watching a customer walk away from a full shopping cart at the checkout because you don’t offer the payment method that they prefer is incredibly frustrating for you and your customers. For customers, it’s annoying to spend time and effort choosing products and finding an outdated, lumbering, slow payment system at the checkout counter. And,…Read More
3 Top Reasons Why Your Business Should Accept Credit Card Payments
Whether you run an e-commerce website, small business, fast-food outlet or a luxury goods boutique, the decision to start accepting credit card payments is a smart move. The payments landscape has altered dramatically over the past decade and plastic has come to dominate it. Credit or debit cards are slowly edging out checks and cash…Read More
Is an SSL Certificate Necessary for my Online Store?
SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer, and for a long time, it represented your website’s best defense against hackers and cybercriminals. How so? Well, anyone with solid programming knowledge can access the content on your website, whether it’s the visible, aesthetic front end, or the unseen source code on the back end. You’re always at…Read More