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What to Know About 5 Popular Payment Gateways

Posted on Thu, January 1,2015 @ 17:27 PM

Credit card payments made online are “card not present” transactions because the actual card isn’t being swiped. If you plan to accept payments with your online registration process, you’ll need a payment gateway in addition to your merchant account.

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Online Registration Software Benefit #4 – Online Payment

Posted on Thu, January 1,2015 @ 17:07 PM

When the Amazons and eBays and hundreds of other large B2C and B2B organizations struck gold conducting e-commerce over the Internet, the rush was on.

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Making the Leap to Online Payments

Posted on Thu, January 1,2015 @ 16:06 PM

It’s almost a no-brainer.

If you provide a service or product that requires payment and you use a website to promote it to numerous customers, why wouldn’t you take the next step and use that same website to accept online payment? Your customers (registrants) certainly expect it.

Yes, you will incur minor costs creating your Internet merchant account, tying it to a payment gateway (such as, TouchNet, Skipjack, Vanco, etc.) or having a third party turnkey solution (such as PayPal) act as both merchant account and gateway. Paypal, for instance, charges a 2.9% fee per transaction.

But, all things considered, the convenience factor typically holds sway. In the U.S., for instance, the use of checks has declined in almost an inverse proportion to the rising use of debit/credit cards, a trend accelerated by the Internet and online payments.
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