2Checkout is a traditional global merchant processor, offering reseller payment services for merchants around the world – particularly in under-served markets. In many ways, their focus on serving countries where more established payment processors have not been available has been one of their primary advantages. For mature businesses looking to scale their international customer base, however, 2Checkout lacks some crucial capabilities. For example, 2Checkout:
Fortunately, if you are a merchant looking to grow your eCommerce business, BlueSnap can be a great 2Checkout alternative. BlueSnap offers merchants a global payments solution that provides you with all the tools you need to create a beautiful, frictionless payment experience while dramatically simplifying (and, often reducing the costs of) your payment operations. The BlueSnap solution grows with you as you expand operations and acquire shoppers in the US, Europe, Canada and beyond.
Key highlights of the BlueSnap All-in-One Payment Platform that make it a strong 2Checkout alternative:
BlueSnap, the better 2Checkout alternative, will work with you to ensure simple onboarding, pricing transparency, greater global support and emerging payment functionality – allowing you to capitalize on today’s eCommerce opportunities.
|APIs||RESTful API with Hosted Payment Fields to reduce PCI scope||API|
|Hosted Pages||Dynamically localized Hosted Checkout pages with multi-currency and language, branding and layout customizable||Multi-currency, language Hosted pages, some customization|
|Virtual Terminal||Full Virtual Terminal with email support for one-time invoices||Full Virtual terminal and invoice support|
|Acquiring Banks||30+ globally, included with your merchant account to increase transaction approval rates worldwide||A single processing environment – not local processing.|
|# of Currencies Accepted?||100||87|
|# of Payment Types Accepted?||100||8|
|Mobile Wallets||PayPal, AliPay, MasterPass, Visa Checkout, ApplePay (Q4)||PayPal|
|# of Languages||29||15|
|Mobile Payments||Yes – including Mobile templates for Frictionless Checkout Commitment to support all Mobile Wallets||Yes|
|Recurring Payments||Yes - plus a full subscription engine for more complex requirements||Yes – recurring transactions only|
|Tokenization and Vaulting||Yes. In addition, BlueSnap offers Hosted Fields for encrypting card data to enhance PCI protection||Yes.|
|Security and Compliance|
|Fraud Protection||Yes - partnered with Kount for industry best-in-class fraud prevention||Yes - homegrown solution|
|PCI Compliance||PCI Level 1||PCI Level 1|
|Pricing and Support|
|Reporting||Sales Intelligence, Payment Conversion Reporting & Consolidated Reconciliation for all payment types & currencies / geo||Sales Intelligence and Reconciliation.|
|Customer Support||Global team with call-in support||Primarily US team with call-in support|
|Developer Support||Developers.Bluesnap.com Extensive tutorials and tools for developer, including API explorer||Simple documentation page|
|Rate||2.7% - negotiable for existing merchants.||2.90% - negotiable for existing merchants.|
|Per Transaction Fee||$0.30||$0.30|
As your business grows, you need the power of multiple bank connections to ensure you are maximizing payment conversions. BlueSnap’s Intelligent Payment Routing leverages multiple global banks to ensure that every transaction that can be approved, is approved. 2Checkout is limited to a single acquiring bank. This traditional approach severely hampers conversion success and increases the likelihood of payment processing declines.
BlueSnap’s All-in-One Payment Platform was designed to fight checkout abandonment and convert more shoppers to buyers, globally, which is why we also support payment processing in 100 currencies.
And with alternative payments predicted to account for as much as 50% of eCommerce sales by 2020, BlueSnap accepts a host of payment types ranging from cards to ACH and local bank transfers as well as local eCommerce payment options including global wallets such as Visa Checkout, MasterPass, PayPal, AliPay, Google Pay and Apple Pay. 2Checkout lags when it comes to supporting emerging wallets and payment types which could leave you unprepared for the future of eCommerce.
BlueSnap has invested heavily in developing a RESTful API that gives developers the control to build the right user experience while retaining the power and functionality of the All-in-One Payment Platform. The result is a world-class set of payment services accessible through an elegant API that allows you to design the best checkout experience for your business – on desktop, mobile and beyond to embedded payment experiences. With the Platform you get an elegant API to access the power of a global payments platform designed to solve checkout abandonment.
BlueSnap offers recurring payment capabilities plus a full subscription engine for more complex requirements — something you won’t find with 2Checkout.
BlueSnap has the most robust implementation of Kount, the leading fraud and risk management solution in the eCommerce space. By leveraging the expertise and capabilities of Kount, the All-in-One Payment Platform gives you the most control over your fraud risk, with options allowing you to:
BlueSnap is PCI Level 1 compliant. In addition, we offer tokenization and vaulting to add an extra layer of protection.
A huge benefit that BlueSnap offers its merchants is full global merchant support. With support staff located around the world, we are always available and ready to assist you with your payment gateway and merchant account questions.
At BlueSnap, we also offer the unique benefit of dedicated account management as well as consolidated reconciliation for all payment types and currencies.
So, if you are looking for a strong 2Checkout alternative that will prepare you for the future of eCommerce and help you grow your business, consider BlueSnap.
Contact us today to learn more.