Significance Of An Expert Planned Online business Site

Small businesses reach new audiences through e-commerce, which allows them to build their brands beyond local audiences. As a trusted provider of wireless merchant services…

What is a Virtual Merchant?

Any type of website that sells products or services online is known as a virtual merchant, because the payment transactions occur digitally. Even if you ship physical products to the customers who made the purchase, you still fall within the definition of a virtual merchant since the purchase was initiated online and all of the payment was made in a digital manner.

Online, or In-Store, Your Customers Shop With Devices In Hand

Online, or In-Store, Your Customers Shop With Devices In Hand The Blurring Lines Between Online and Offline Shopping Online marketing…

Retail, E-commerce or Mobile – You Need a Merchant Account Partner

In today’s economy, every business has to adopt a cutting edge strategy in order not only to survive, but prosper.  Whether your business is a store front, online or takes you on the road, you need to be able to accept payment in all forms.  Cash has taken a backseat to credit cards, debit cards, checks, online payments and mobile payment processing.

Are Small Businesses Evolving Fast Enough for Customers’ Mobile Needs?

In the same week where the smallness and flexibility of small businesses is being touted in an article explaining how small specialized bookstores may outlast the giant Barnes & Noble chain, comes a report from payments firm ControlScan and TransFirst, suggesting  that small businesses (those processing fewer than 20,000 e-commerce or 1 million physical card transactions annually), may be missing the boat in responding to one growing critical need: the ability to respond to a customer base increasingly seeking both information, and payment options, on mobile platforms.

Another “Phantom Menace:” Contactless Charges

This is a follow up on a couple of recent items we’ve had here lately, about security not only in an age of mobile technology, but security in an age where information between devices can be transferred with a literal “touch,” or “bump.”

How Online Payment Services Can Help Your Business

Did you know that a vast majority of today’s consumers make frequent online purchases?  Did you know that most consumers today would rather buy an item online than have to drive to the store, wait in line, and then bring it home?  Online shopping offers a great deal of convenience in a time where convenience is increasingly hard to come by.  The economy is forcing shoppers to look for lower prices, while the need to work more hours while still tending to families and other obligations reduces the amount of time that people have to go shopping.   By offering online payment services, you make it easy for customers to purchase from you online while also offering your existing customers an easier way to pay their bills and manage their accounts.