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2022, the Year in Digital Payments

2022, the Year in Digital Payments

By: April Grudier

In 2022, digital payments continued to evolve, offering companies more ways to leverage payments to enhance their bottom lines, whether it be creating more value for software platforms or helping businesses get paid faster.

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3 Ways for Software Providers to Optimize the Customer Experience [Video]

3 Ways for Software Providers to Optimize the Customer Experience [Video]

By: Norma Gaffin

In this video, BlueSnap experts CMO Rachel Trueblood and VP of Marketing April Grudier share some bright ideas about how you can improve your customer experience with payments. Video Transcript Rachel Trueblood: Hello everyone. Thanks for showing up.

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Should You Start Accepting Cryptocurrency Payments?

Should You Start Accepting Cryptocurrency Payments?

By: Aaron Schneider

Cryptocurrency is a hot topic, and many online businesses are wondering if they should be accepting this alternative payment method. According to Insider Intelligence, the value of cryptocurrency payments will surpass $10 billion in total value this year, up 70% from 2021.

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Need a New Payment Gateway? Here’s How to Find the Right One

Need a New Payment Gateway? Here’s How to Find the Right One

By: April Grudier

Have you been notified that your card processing gateway is being shut down? Or maybe you’re moving to a new software platform and taking the opportunity to find a new payments provider as well? Whatever the case, you need to find a cost-efficient payment gateway that is easy to work with, reliabl…

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Embedded Finance Explained: Payments, Credit and More

Embedded Finance Explained: Payments, Credit and More

By: April Grudier

If you work for a software provider, either you’re considering some form of embedded payment service or your competition is.

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Visa’s Chargeback Dispute Rule Update

Visa’s Chargeback Dispute Rule Update

By: Amber McGirr

Visa has recently announced new rules around disputing chargebacks that will take effect April 15, 2023. Here are summaries of the changes as well as what they mean for you. Dispute Remedy for Dispute Condition 10.4: Fraud — Card-Absent Environment For Visa’s reason code 10.

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Payment Tokenization Explained: Your Key to Secure Payment

Payment Tokenization Explained: Your Key to Secure Payment

By: Brian Gaynor

Businesses are always looking for ways to increase their security and to improve their authorization rates. With payment tokenization, they can do both. Learn more about the different types of tokenization, how it works and the benefits it can have on your business.

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Social Commerce Is Growing, But Social Selling Might Be Better for Conversions and Payments

Social Commerce Is Growing, But Social Selling Might Be Better for Conversions and Payments

By: Scott Ring

Social media apps are now as much a sales tool for your eCommerce business as they are a way for users to connect. However, many shoppers are skeptical about social commerce, where the entire shopping and payment experience occurs within the social media platform.

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Getting Started with Recurring Payments & Subscription Billing

Getting Started with Recurring Payments & Subscription Billing

By: April Grudier

Subscription services haven’t just survived over the past couple of years, they’ve thrived with impressive growth. Our partner Zuora’s Subscription Economy Index (SEI) showcases how both B2B and B2C subscription services ­experienced sustained growth through the end of 2021.

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What Software Providers Should Know About Embedded Payments for Their Platforms

What Software Providers Should Know About Embedded Payments for Their Platforms

By: April Grudier

While payments used to be simply a part of the checkout process, for software platforms, they’re now an opportunity to meet client demand and generate revenue.

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Achieving Payments Compliance: Everything You Need to Know

Achieving Payments Compliance: Everything You Need to Know

By: Susan Madden

Regulations for digital commerce abound and mistakes can be costly. For example, neglecting to meet PSD2 requirements in the European Economic Area prevents your business from being able to process digital payments entirely. GDPR violations can range from €20 million, or $21.

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5 Tips for EU & UK Businesses Selling Cross-Border

5 Tips for EU & UK Businesses Selling Cross-Border

By: Nikhita Hyett

In 2021, more than 80% of Americans used digital payments to make browser-based and in-app purchases, but only 53% of Europeans did, according to Digital Commerce 360.

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