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MCC Codes – Payments Explained

If you own a business that accepts credit cards, you have a Merchant Category Classification (MCC) code. An MCC is a four digit code that categorizes your business into industries for card brands and payment providers. For example, 0742 is the industry code for Veterinary Services. The document is over 15 pages long, but you […]

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What Micro-Moments Mean For E-Commerce

A new trend has been emerging over the last few years: the micro-moment. Google defines a micro-moment as “a moment when people reflexively turn to a device—increasingly a smartphone—to act on a need to learn something, do something, discover something, watch something, or buy something. They are intent-rich moments when decisions are made and preferences […]

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How Much Are Chargebacks Really Costing You – and How to Combat Them

We recently wrote a guest blog post on chargebacks for Volusion, an all-in-one ecommerce website solution. The post was such a hit that we wanted to give our readers an opportunity to read it. Here’s a sample: Chargebacks can be a serious disturbance to any business. Not only is your payment processor going to debit […]

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5 E-Commerce Trends To Increase Revenue in 2017

Ensuring your e-commerce business is finely tuned is likely on your to-do list all year round. We’ve researched five different opportunities that will help you add more to your bottom-line. Adopting some – or all – of these trends will put more revenue in your stream. 1 – Cross-Border Online Shopping There’s a huge opportunity […]

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The 5 Relationship Statuses You Can Have With Your Payment Provider

Oh, Valentine’s Day. For some, it is a love-filled day of chocolate and wine. Others simply enjoy spending time with their significant others, and the rest just treat it as a Tuesday. No matter your relationship status on Valentine’s Day, let’s be honest. The one that matters most to your business is the one you […]

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What is Carding?

75% of Canadians say they are more concerned about fraud today than they were five years ago. And it’s no wonder why, with a 78% increase in fraud losses in the seven years from 2008 to 2015. Protect yourself, and your merchant account, by learning more about this fraudulent tactic below. What is Carding? There […]

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5 Terms To Know When Getting Started in Payments

Getting started in payments can be intimidating. Unveiling the mystery of how a transaction works and who all the players are that get money from one account to the other is complex. Which is why we recommend baby steps to get you started. Here are the 5 terms you should know when starting down that […]

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3 Payment Resolutions to Keep In 2017

It is January 19th, which means some of your best intended New Year’s resolutions may have already fallen by the wayside. Even though it’s not New Year’s Day, we want our readers to take a new resolution. A resolution to make payments a priority for your business. Most businesses think about payments only when they […]

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Checklist: How to Find the Right Payment Provider to Partner With

Do you want to offer payments to your customers? Finding the right payment provider is never easy, and with so many to choose from it is hard to find the perfect fit for your business. How do you compare? We feel your pain, which is why we created this Checklist. Start comparing, and find the […]

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How To Get Higher Conversions On Your Payment Form

We recently wrote a guest blog post on conversion rates for Lemonstand, and eCommerce software platform with headquarters in Vancouver, BC. The post was such a hit that we wanted to give our readers an opportunity to read it. Here’s a sample: Shopping cart abandonment continues to be a main concern across ecommerce sites. While […]

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