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What Does PCI Compliance Mean to Online Registration?

Posted on Thu, January 1,2015 @ 17:31 PM

Anytime you’re listening to a conversation about tying credit card processing to online registration, you’ll hear a lot of lingo thrown around, such as encryption, merchant services, gateways, etc. You’re also likely to hear about Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance. Like so many things related to credit card processing, however, it may not be clear what PCI compliance means.

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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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Know the ‘Other’ Costs of Registration Software

Posted on Thu, January 1,2015 @ 17:25 PM

The variety of pricing models associated with “software as a service (SaaS)” products can make apples-to-apples comparisons more like comparing apples to anvils: You don’t know what you’ll end up with, but expect a mushy mess. With online registration software, flat fees, per registration fees and per transaction fees – or a combination of all three – make price shopping a challenge.

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