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Amazon Business Prime American Express Card Review

Amazon’s credit card offering is an excellent choice for a specific niche of small businesses. Even for businesses outside this Amazon-reliant niche, it could still be worth a second look.

Amazon Pay Review (Formerly Amazon Payments)

Launched in 2007, Amazon Pay is a payment service provider (PSP) and a subsidiary of mammoth online retailer The service allows customers to complete purchases, make donations, and set up recurring payments on a merchant’s website by making payments through their Amazon account. Amazon Pay is a simple way to begin accepting credit and debit cards, and the service has mostly positive reviews.

The Blue Business Plus Credit Card From American Express Review

With no annual fee, a simple rewards structure, and a long 0% intro APR, Blue Business Plus from American Express is an appealing credit card for small businesses. Find out if its right for your business in this comprehensive review.

Prep For Holiday eCommerce With These Holiday Selling Tips

Is your online store ready for the holidays? With 20 – 30% of all annual sales taking place during the holidays, it should be. Here are our top tips to prepare your eCommerce store for the holiday sales rush.

LemonStand Review

Lemonstand is closing June 5th, 2019 and is no longer accepting new merchants. Please visit our shopping cart comparison page for suggested alternatives.
When life gives you lemons, launch an ecommerce platform! In 2010, a Canadian startup followed this sage advice and launched LemonStand for growing ecommerce sellers. Originally released as downloadable software built with PHP, LemonStand now provides fully-hosted ecommerce sites to over 2,000 merchants, all while offering excellent customer service and a continually expanding feature set.

Magento Enterprise Review

As the platform for more than 250,000 active eCommerce sites powered worldwide, Magento is one of the most commonly used eCommerce software. In fact, Magento accounts for about 12% of all online stores and with more than 200 Magento users in the Internet Retailer Top 1000 list, Magento is the top choice of some big name users.

Shopify Chip & Swipe Reader Review

the Shopify card reader is unfortunately no longer free for new signups. However, an inexpensive chip card-capable card reader with competitive pricing for card transactions is a big deal.

How To Sell Online In 2023

You may find it easiest to set up a full store using a hosted platform like Shopify, Shift4Shop, or BigCommerce. Or you might do a better job of reaching customers with a combination of in-person and social selling, using tools available from Square, Lightspeed, and Helcim, among others.

Shopping Cart Elite Review

Pros Suited for large businesses Impressive feature set Scalable Cons Expensive monthly cost Moderate learning curve Poor public reputation Overview Like so many other eCommerce platforms, Shopping Cart Elite (SCE) was born of necessity. There weren’t many options by way of eCommerce shopping cart software in the early parts of this century, so in 2001, […]

WooCommerce Payments: What You Need To Know To Get Started

If you’re looking to take credit card payments through your WooCommerce store, WooCommerce Payments offers a ready-made solution. WooCommerce Payments allows businesses to accept payments and monitor sales activity through their store’s dashboard.


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