VCR Launches, E-Commerce Braces for Impact

Learn what to expect in Visa’s new chargeback program One thing you can always expect in e-commerce is change. As technology has become more sophisticated, so has the way in which people shop and how they pay. When you accept a transaction online, you’re attempting to verify that the card does, in fact, belong to […]


M-Commerce 101: What Your Online Business Needs to Know

Mobile commerce, referred to as m-commerce, is a subset of e-commerce, and one that is gaining ground every day. As of the end of 2017, 82 percent of online users in the U.S. used a mobile device for online shopping, with 35 percent being mobile-only online shoppers. Overall, m-commerce accounted for 23 percent of e-commerce spend. The […]


CBD Merchant Accounts: What You Need to Know

The marijuana industry is growing every day, as more shops open and states continue to legalize its use. It’s bringing in record numbers of profits for businesses and states. The legal marijuana business hit $9.7 billion in North America in 2017, according to a report from cannabis industry analysts Arcview Market Research. This represents a 33 […]



Have Yourself a Merry Mobile Presence

As the countdown to the holidays continues, shoppers are beginning to flock to the stores for their gift purchases. With almost 8 billion mobile devices around the world – yes, more than the current population of the world – you know a lot of these purchases will be done online. Mobile Shopping Trends This holiday season, online […]


Card-Not-Present Fraud: a Scourge of E-Commerce

It was a revolution when we stopped having to sign carbon paper credit card slips. Then came the fateful day we no longer had to call the credit card company for authorization. As convenient as credit card transactions have become, cardholders are understandably anxious about the possibility of fraudulent transactions being made on their accounts. […]


Are You Really Ready for the Holidays?

The holiday season is once again upon us. Consumers are already marking important dates like Black Friday and Cyber Monday in their calendars to grab the best deals for Christmas and Hanukkah well before they arrive. You have to start planning early to get the biggest possible boost from customers, but what are you doing […]


7 Web-Based Wireframe Tools that Anybody Can Use

If you sell online, you’ve probably seen wireframes—blueprint-like diagrams that outline the relative size and placement of each element on a web page. Every designer uses them and some won’t put pointer to pixel until you’ve signed off on one. The good news is, you don’t have to be a designer to create a wireframe. […]


How to test your way to a kick-ass landing page

I’m going to stick my neck out and bet that you have a pretty good landing page. Actually, I’m not sticking it out too much. If your landing page is converting and making money, your landing page is better than most. If you’re happy being better than most, read no further. But what if there […]


How to optimize every screen in the conversion process

It takes more than a landing page to land a sale. The order page, the payment info page… every step in the user experience can win and cost you customers. Your main goal is always to reduce exit rates and move visitors down the funnel. At the same time, you don’t want to lose upsell […]