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5 eCommerce Challenges Every Merchant Faces (And How to Solve Them)

5 eCommerce Challenges Every Merchant Faces (And How to Solve Them)

By: Samantha Hird

This is a guest post from our partner, Ve Interactive:   Last year, the U.S. Department of Commerce reported that in Q1, a notoriously slow time for retailers, online retail sales grew 14.5 percent.

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Do You Have a Checkout Abandonment Problem? Find Out With the Checkout Conversion Calculator

Do You Have a Checkout Abandonment Problem? Find Out With the Checkout Conversion Calculator

By: Scott Fitzgerald

Cyber Monday 2015 brought in a whopping $3 billion in revenue to online retailers. And yet, according to a recent study BlueSnap conducted in partnership with PYMNTS.com, that number could have been a lot higher.

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How Checkout Conversion Management Boosts eCommerce Revenue

How Checkout Conversion Management Boosts eCommerce Revenue

By: Scott Fitzgerald

Maximizing eCommerce Sales is about more than a simple Payment API, it is about process excellence and Checkout Conversion Management (Although the Payment API is important…)   Our CEO, Ralph Dangelmaier, was interviewed yesterday on PYMNTS.

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How To Stop Your Customers From Being One-Night-Stands with Subscriptions

How To Stop Your Customers From Being One-Night-Stands with Subscriptions

By: Hanna Wolsfelt

Subscriptions: One of the most popular buzzwords in the eCommerce industry for 2016. Those who are using them know exactly why. Subscriptions are a great alternative to the standard offering of eCommerce products as a one-time purchase.

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Reducing Friction at Checkout with PayPal in the API

Reducing Friction at Checkout with PayPal in the API

By: Andrea Feinberg

Reducing friction at checkout is essential to any good checkout experience. Among the important considerations to reduce checkout friction is to offer the payment types your shoppers use most. With 173 million customers, PayPal is one of the top alternative payment types to accept online.

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Why Local Currency Matters When You Are Selling Online

Why Local Currency Matters When You Are Selling Online

By: Hanna Wolsfelt

As cross-border eCommerce rapidly expands, local currency is becoming more and more important for merchants selling online.

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5 Things I Hate About Your Mobile Checkout Page

5 Things I Hate About Your Mobile Checkout Page

By: Onur Hasbay

If you think a good online mobile checkout experience is not important for your business and your customers, then it is time to wake up from hibernation – mobile is and has been increasingly important in the past couple of years.

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The Checkout Conversion Index You Don’t Want to Miss if You Sell Online

The Checkout Conversion Index You Don’t Want to Miss if You Sell Online

By: Sharon Troia

Do you have an eCommerce store? Then you don’t want to miss this. We’ve just launched the Checkout Conversion Index™ (CCI) that will change the way you do business (for the better).

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How Can You Make 36% More eCommerce Sales? We’ve Got You Covered.

How Can You Make 36% More eCommerce Sales? We’ve Got You Covered.

By: Kimberly Rowell

Cyber Monday beat forecasts with a record $3.07B in sales and a whopping 26% from mobile. But what if sales were 36% higher?! Checkout friction is causing you to lose sales at checkout and you don’t even know it. So just how can you get your online sales conversions up? Simple, follow our formula.

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3 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Payment Gateway

3 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Payment Gateway

By: Bob Kairnes

“If it’s not broke don’t fix it”! For many merchants this holds true – they set up a website, plug into a payment gateway, and never look back. I believe more in Mark Cuban’s approach “business is 24/7/365 and if you’re not getting better you’re losing ground”.

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How Things Work: Intelligent Payment Routing

How Things Work: Intelligent Payment Routing

By: Terry Monteith

Many factors are needed to make a shopper’s buying process frictionless. One factor many don’t think of is what goes on “behind the scenes” to determine whether a shopper’s payment will be successful or be declined.

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Giving Thanks For Good Fraud Prevention

Giving Thanks For Good Fraud Prevention

By: Mike Misasi

Fraud is an unfortunate fact of life in the eCommerce world. It doesn’t matter how much you sell, where you’re located, or where your customers are located. If you accept credit cards on your website, you need to be prepared for fraud.

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