How good would it feel to not have to pay any interchange fees? You know, that 2-7% that you pay your credit card processor every time you run a transaction. Well, Iowa based Dwolla can help with that. Founded in 2009 by Ben Milne and growing at an enormous rate, Dwolla is looking to become […]
Originally, Dwolla was a P2P bank transfer platform that also catered to businesses. The company has since transformed from a PayPal-like service that both merchants and consumers could use into a platform that will mostly be a good fit for very large businesses that handle a lot of B2B transactions or need some of the company’s specialized services, such as support for mass payouts.
Pros Free to download Numerous integrations Strong user community Cons Limited features Difficult to use Developer skills required Outdated design templates Overview Sure, we all know some things get better with age. Unfortunately, osCommerce is not one of them. The German-based open source shopping cart launched by Harald Ponce de Leon back in 2000 gets […]
A real-time payment is a transaction made through the Clearing House’s RTP network. Though more limited than ACH, payments made through the RTP Network settle almost immediately.
If you’re considering using open source shopping cart software to create or migrate an existing online store, chances are you’re either a confident coder or are ready to hire a professional to develop your shop. In either case, you’ll want to consider two popular open source platforms: Magento and Zen Cart. Launched a decade ago, […]
Since they are free to download and community-powered, open source shopping carts can be attractive options for merchants, especially those of us with some coding skills. Two well-established examples of open source carts that allow you to create and operate an online store are osCommerce and Zen Cart. Best known as one of the original […]
If you want to accept payments online, here are the best online credit card processing companies. Plus, check out our list of must-haves and major concerns for eCommerce businesses.
All growth comes with growing pains; the growth of an online store is no exception. As your online business grows, you may find yourself being stretched in new ways. You now know more geeky-internet stuff than you ever wanted to know, and you can speak a new language: basic HTML. In fact, you’re starting to […]
There is a lot to consider when it comes to taking credit cards online for your business. We’ll guide you through the decision-making process and then offer several types of payment processors for you to consider so that you can find just the right fit.
After four years of anticipation, the October 1st EMV liability shift deadline has come and gone. If you’re like most merchants, you aren’t quite ready to get on board and are going to be a tad late to the party. Fortunately, it’s fashionable to arrive late and we’ve still got the information you’ll need to […]