February 11, 2015

Pros and Cons of the Thirty Day Breach Notification Law

Posted by Andrew Zichek

​With the number of data breaches last year, everyone wants new legislation to help protect consumers. Obama’s 30 day data breach notification is a good first step, but every business will ultimately be affected by this. I recently shared my thoughts with Ad Age about the pros and cons of the law.

 

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February 10, 2015

2Checkout Europe opens new London Head Office

Posted by Jenny Comisford

At 2Checkout, we strive to empower merchants to accept payments from anywhere in the world and grow a global business. A key part of accomplishing these goals is creating an international network of experts and support providers who can address the unique global needs of each market. This is why we have established a new head office in Europe to address the region requirement of our...

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January 26, 2015

Virtual Terminal: Accept Credit Card Payments for In-Person, Phone, Fax, or Mail Orders

Posted by Jenny Comisford

​At 2Checkout, our main goal is to enable our merchants to easily accept payments from around the globe. As part of our efforts to expand payment options, 2Checkout offers our merchants Virtual Terminal, a feature that allows 2Checkout accounts to physically accept credit cards without having to purchase swipe machines.

Virtual Terminal

Virtual Terminal is a web-based feature accessed within merchants’ 2Checkout accounts that accepts payments...

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January 15, 2015

Case Study: The Upstanding Desk

Posted by Jenny Comisford

UpStanding Desk

UpStanding Desk

Sam Carmichael and Mikey Chen initially aimed to raise $10,000 on Kickstarter for the UpStanding Desk, a flat-pack desk that sits on top of an existing desk or table to transform it into a standing desk. In less than thirty days, the desk attracted more than $105,000, soaring past its goal by 10X and demonstrating strong interest in the...

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December 12, 2014

‘Tis the Season for Fraud Prevention

Posted by Janeesa Hollingshead Category Icon2Checkout Category IconConversions & UX

The last two months of the year are full of holidays around the world, many of which spur increased buying behavior from consumers worldwide. While the holiday season may be a major revenue generator for merchants, it also tends to cause an increase in the number of fraud cases merchants must deal with. In fact, November sees more fraud involving card not present transactions...

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