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Card not present transactions – the basics

Processing card-present transactions is pretty straightforward when the buyer, the cardholder, walks into the store in person and purchases goods (or services). Things, however, get complicated for transactions completed over the Internet, mail, fax or by phone. [...]

Apple Pay – what does it mean for small businesses?

Although it was launched on 20 October 2014, the effect of Apple Pay has already seen measurable results in terms of downloads and use at retail chains. But for a smaller retailer, is Apple Pay something you [...]

iZettle & Windows Phone 8: Why does it lack support?

When iZettle first launched a few years ago, it was compatible only with the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Since then, the service has added several countries in Europe and beyond, but it has only gained compatibility [...]

Mobile payment essentials

How can I accept Apple Pay?

Small businesses are forever at the mercy of large corporations when it comes to customer expectations. When the large corporations move into [...]

How can I accept Bitcoin payments from customers?

Despite the fluctuating Bitcoin value, the crypto-currency has proven to be increasingly popular among retailers. Although we cannot talk about Bitcoin reaching [...]

Mobile Credit Card Readers: Everything You Need to Know

Mobile credit card readers that connect to a smartphone or a tablet are profoundly changing the way anyone with a business can [...]

  • SMS Payments

What are SMS Payments?

SMS payments are a means of paying for goods, services or products via a text message sent from a mobile phone. They [...]

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PayPal or Payleven – which is better for over the phone payments?

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Phone payments with PayPal – What you need to know

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