“E-Commerce” Posts

Foodeaze and PayJunction Offer Online Payment Processing for New York Restaurants

Foodeaze and PayJunction Offer Online Payment Processing for New York Restaurants

Starting a business isn’t easy, and restaurants are no exception. It’s one thing to hire talented staff, design a delicious menu that fits your local market and customer preferences, and spruce up a retail location. It’s another, though, to then scale your business with multiple locations, delivery options and an online presence. Hungry residents of upstate New York are in luck, as Foodeaze has increased its local restaurant options by 140 percent on its online food-ordering website over the last year in Ithaca, NY! There are plans to continue expanding the business further into New York — and…

How to Build an Online Store From the Ground Up

How to Build an Online Store From the Ground Up

Every day, more people choose to do their shopping online. You can't deny the convenience of buying the products you need right from your living room, and e-commerce has become a huge industry spanning all types of retail. Business owners all over the world have seen the advantages of selling online and today it's nearly unheard of for a company not to have a website — and those who don't are missing out. Breaking into the world of e-commerce can be very profitable, but it's understandable if you don't know where to start. After all, a lot goes into the creation…

3 Considerations When Selecting Cloud Service Providers

3 Considerations When Selecting Cloud Service Providers

Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance is an absolutely essential cog in the wheel that turns e-commerce. While it’s legal in the U.S. to not comply with PCI standards, failure to do so can result in bank fines, an inability to do business with Card Associations like Visa and MasterCard and — most importantly — put your customers’ personal information at risk. Ensuring PCI compliance can be daunting, particularly when you are operating in the cloud, but it must be addressed to be trusted in the online marketplace. How exposed is customer data among cloud providers? A 2015 study done by…

How to Set Up Hosted Checkout With PayJunction

How to Set Up Hosted Checkout With PayJunction

Welcome to PayJunction University, where we teach you how to use PayJunction like a pro. Today’s lesson is on how to set up Hosted Checkout, which enables businesses to securely accept payments through their websites with minimal effort. Hosted Checkout can be used in two ways: by e-commerce businesses selling various products online, or by businesses looking to collect payments on outstanding balances or invoices. Depending on how you use Hosted Checkout, some of the follow steps may not apply. To get started, select “More” from the menu on the left and then click “Hosted Payments” under “Other.” Select…

Manual Card Processing: Everything You Need to Know

Manual Card Processing: Everything You Need to Know

If you run or work for a business that accepts card-not-present transactions, it’s important to understand the finer points of manual card processing. While it’s easy to simply gloss over these steps, especially when you’re on the phone with a customer and want to provide a fast, positive customer experience, it’s both a security and financial risk to not process manual payments with care. Card-not-present transactions represent the largest percentage of card fraud, and it’s trending up. Fraudulent e-commerce transactions are expected to reach $19 billion in 2018, with card-not-present fraud accounting for 45 percent…