Certified Payment Processing

QIR Compliance: What’s it got to do with you?

Qualified Integrators and Resellers (QIR) compliance is a standard set for resellers by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council to implement, configure and support Payment Application Data Security Systems (PA-DSS). QIR validated companies are listed on the website of the PCI Council. Although QIR compliance has not yet become a compulsory requirement, card…

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Do I need an SSL certificate for my online store?

Setting up an e-commerce site can involve a lot of new terminology and aspects you’ve never heard of before, such SSL or HTTPS. If you are new to e-commerce or to setting up a website in general, these terms can be baffling, but it is important not to ignore them. Making sure you know what…

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Give your Online Customers the Confidence to Pay by Credit Card

Although buyers have become accustomed to the convenience of paying for purchases by credit card, there is also much media coverage on credit card fraud that can lead to skepticism – especially if your website payment system does not look secure. But this does not mean that you must be discouraged about introducing a credit…

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What is a SSL Certificate and Why Does my Online Business Need One?

If you are running an online business where customers select products via a shopping cart and pay by credit card utilizing an online payment processing gateway installed on your website, a SSL Certificate will ensure your customers’ credit card information is secure. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted…

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Tell Me Again Why I Can’t Process Credit Cards Directly

If a customer wants to pay for a product or service, all they have to do is swipe their card. It’s seems pretty straightforward, at least for the customer. But what about the vendor? If he or she has five different customers with five different cards, it can get confusing. That doesn’t even count the…

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The Best Payment System for Your Business – Every Day of the Year!

Whatever the shopping season, whether it is Christmas or back-to-school time, one thing remains true; all those sales are being transacted with credit cards. Even the few shoppers who don’t use credit cards regularly, will use them during gift-giving and celebration seasons. As an online or brick-and-mortar store, you need the best credit card processing…

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Worried About the Security of Your Card Payments?

Speak to Charge.com for Safe Card Payment Processing. In the past, businesses only had to worry about bounced checks. They preferred cash payments, because the risk was lower, and incidences of counterfeit money didn’t arise very often. When credit cards were invented in the 1950s, they were intended to make life easier, and they did.…

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When Will I Get my Money?

Nowadays, almost everyone shops online, and even those who shop in person prefer to use credit and debit cards instead of cash. For both business owners and customers, there’s an increasing concern about credit card fraud and identity theft, so having a reliable method to process card payments is a crucial part of any business.…

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