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Placeholder How to Start an Online Store That Actually Grows [2020 Edition]

How to Start an Online Store That Actually Grows [2020 Edition]

By Helen Golubeva

A few years ago creating an online store seemed mind-blowingly complex for medium and small businesses. You had to code your fingers to the bone to make your first sale. Luckily, everything is different now. Indeed, it’s never been easier to start an online store from scratch within just a short space of time. No […]

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Placeholder PCI-DSS Compliance Checklist [Definition + 13 Steps]

PCI-DSS Compliance Checklist [Definition + 13 Steps]

By Ken Lynch

Day-to-day business is complicated enough for new e-commerce site owners, but if you accept debit or credit card transactions, one crucial part of your remit is to be completely compliant with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards. This can feel overwhelming as the PCI DSS compliance checklist is long, can seem complicated, and more often […]

Placeholder How Does PayPal Work?  [Step-by-Step Guide For Beginners]

How Does PayPal Work? [Step-by-Step Guide For Beginners]

By Veronika Vaghina

PayPal is a one-in-all payment solution that everyone has heard of. It has been for 20 years on the market and it doesn’t seem like it’s going to leave any time soon. I bet you had some experience of using this service when you paid for your online purchase or when you transferred $20 to your friend […]

Placeholder Online Privacy in eCommerce: 6 Key Takeaways and Shocking Stats You Didn’t Know About

Online Privacy in eCommerce: 6 Key Takeaways and Shocking Stats You Didn’t Know About

By Jason Chow

The eCommerce landscape has changed much since the early days of Amazon.com. Technological innovation fueling this industry has allowed the explosive growth of cross-border trade. It is expected that by 2021, retail eCommerce sales will reach almost $4.9 trillion. Yet this massive industry has grown beyond the major eCommerce companies, and new competitors are entering […]

Placeholder Strong Customer Authentication (SCA): What It Is and What Merchants Should Expect in 2020

Strong Customer Authentication (SCA): What It Is and What Merchants Should Expect in 2020

By Nick Galov

Let’s face it — the internet is not the safest place to be. Even though online security has become more sophisticated over the years, the Web is still fertile ground for all sorts of scams. To illustrate, online merchants worldwide lose over 7.5% of their annual revenue due to fraud. Imagine someone stealing your December salary every […]

Placeholder Top 25 Payment Processing Companies [2020]

Top 25 Payment Processing Companies [2020]

By Darren DeMatas

Payment processing companies – they are virtually everywhere. If you own an eCommerce store, you’d know that your website needs a payment processor in order to become a fully-functioning money-making machine. But how exactly do you choose which service to go for? Which ones are most secure, reliable, and better-performing? We’ve listed our favorite 25 […]

Placeholder Merchant Accounts for High-Risk Businesses [+Why You Might Need It]

Merchant Accounts for High-Risk Businesses [+Why You Might Need It]

By Jessyka Lee

Trying to pick the best credit card processing company can be overwhelming. This is particularly true when you are a new small business owner who has never even heard of a “merchant account” prior to setting up everything you need to get your business running. The reality is that even the most seasoned CEOs can […]

Placeholder Interchange Fees in a Nutshell: 5 Super Important Things You Need to Know About It

Interchange Fees in a Nutshell: 5 Super Important Things You Need to Know About It

By David Goodale

Over the past several years, business owners have become more aware of interchange fees, and how they impact their business. I’m a huge proponent of this because it has forced greater accountability in the payments industry, and empowered businesses to control costs and negotiate their processing fees more effectively. Even though interchange is generally better […]

Placeholder Top 5 Ecommerce Marketing Trends You Need To Adopt In 2020

Top 5 Ecommerce Marketing Trends You Need To Adopt In 2020

By Helen Golubeva

As the new year gradually gathering its pace, there comes the best time to step away from your day-to-day activities and reflect on your plans and perspectives. To give you some insights on where to focus your attention we’d like to point out 5 marketing ideas that are going to shape the marketing industry in 2020.

Placeholder X-Cart Partners with nChannel to Help You Automate Your Multi-channel eCommerce Business

X-Cart Partners with nChannel to Help You Automate Your Multi-channel eCommerce Business

By Helen Golubeva

Imagine you sell outdoor equipment. You have thousands of items in your stock, and you are an omni-channel hero. You’ve grown your first store to multiple sales channels that include big box online retailers, B2B vendors, and your eCommerce store that you’re trying to actively grow. Looks pretty good, right? BUT… Your processes that once […]

Placeholder How to Prevent and Protect Your Business From Chargebacks [Definition + Examples]

How to Prevent and Protect Your Business From Chargebacks [Definition + Examples]

By Ollie Claxton

As a consumer, one of the most frustrating experiences is not getting what you’ve paid for. A new pair of trainers that are never delivered, but that the merchant insists were. A magazine subscription that halts when the publication company goes under. An online grocery shop debited twice to your account. Such problems are often […]

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