INFOGRAPHIC: How Online Payment Gateways Work

Online Payment Gateways are the virtual portal that every online purchase made using a credit car, must pass through for the funds to approve securely. In this infographic, we show you the basic steps from beginning to end;       Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to with this graphic.

Digital Money Will Impact Your Business


A Silent Cha-Ching: Virtual Currencies, Mobile Payments, and Your Business When is the last time you paid a toll in cash? Many people nowadays use E-ZPass, so they might not even remember. Digital payments aren’t just a fact of life on the roads. Maybe you’ve set your bills to autopay, so the money automatically comes out of your bank account. … Read More

Bluetooth Mobile Payments


How Does Bluetooth Work for Mobile Payments? Since humans began paying for goods and services, we’ve preferred these transactions to be as convenient and easy as possible. We’ve evolved from bartering livestock (not particularly convenient) to paying for products with mobile devices (quite convenient). But technological developments can make mobile payments even more user-friendly. Read on to learn how the … Read More

EMV Online Fraud


What Can Merchants Do to Stop Fraud? EMV (chip-and-PIN) credit cards were introduced to combat credit card fraud. Since their widespread adoption in the US, some merchants have noticed a decrease in fraud. Yet others report an increase – why is that? The introduction of EMV cards has led to a rise in online retail credit card scams. Read on … Read More

International Credit Cards


Accepting International Credit Cards What You Need to Know Today’s global marketplace means that your customers might not be from down the street – they could be sitting in their living room in Tokyo, preparing to buy your product online. International customers expand your marketing reach. However, what you and your customers might not realize is that there’s a cost … Read More

Pay with Your Watch


Paying with Your Watch? It’s the Wave of the Future Imagine this: you’re running low on coffee, so you run into your local grocery store to pick up a bag of the instant stuff. When you get to the checkout line, you don’t pull out your wallet. Instead, you tap your smart watch against a terminal. Within a second, you’ve … Read More

Mobile Payment Processing


Mobile Payment Processing Costs What You Need to Know A decade ago, the idea of paying for a purchase with your mobile phone was too futuristic to contemplate fully. However, now the future is here, and your customers want to pay with mobile devices. You want to keep your customers happy, although you also want to make sure you do … Read More

Prevent Credit Card Fraud


What Can You Do to Prevent Credit Card Fraud? Online businesses face a number of challenges. They have to find ways to stand out in a crowded marketplace. Their customer service has to be top-notch, even though staff most likely never deal with shoppers face to face. And they have an obligation to protect themselves and their customers from credit … Read More