April 16, 2010

Double-Digit Growth For Online Retail

Posted by 2Checkout Category IconInternational

Forrester Research recently released the findings of two studies. The results were very optimistic for the continued growth of Internet retail sales. Over the next five years, Forrester’s research shows a sustained growth as more people become comfortable buying online.

“US online retail will grow at a 10 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the next five years to reach nearly $249 billion by 2014. Online retail within the largest...

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April 13, 2010

Corporate Entities

Posted by 2Checkout Category IconInternational

New business owners are often a little confused about “corporate entities”. More specifically, many businesses are not quite sure how they should register or if their current classification is the best one given their size and structure. QuickSprout has a guest post by Scott Walker that gives a handy guide on choosing the right corporate entity. This information is fairly specific to the US, however, most countries have very similar systems in...

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April 11, 2010

Scheduled Phone Maintenance

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We will be performing maintenance on our phone system in preparation for a capacity upgrade. The maintenance window is on 4/12/2010 between 12:00AM and 3:00AM EST. During this time, phone support will be unavailable for up to 60 minutes.

Support will still be available via the support ticket system and live chat during this time.

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April 7, 2010

Using Conversion Rates to Troubleshoot Your Website

Posted by 2Checkout Category IconConversions & UX

Karon Thackston

What do you think of when you hear the term “conversion rate?” Most people envision a single figure that represents the percentage of site visitors who convert from lookers into paying customers. But that’s only one type.

Simply put, a conversion rate can measure any point at any step throughout your buying process. In addition to giving you a metric with which you can...

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March 30, 2010

PIN Debit and Signature Debit Payments

Posted by 2Checkout Category IconTechnology

More and more people are using debit cards to help them maintain their budgets. Unlike a credit card, a debit card accesses the available funds in an existing bank account. This gives the security and convenience of having a credit card without the monthly fees or interest rates. The popularity of debit card use is increasing at roughly 12 percent each year.

Because of this popularity, many online merchants are more than happy to accept debit card...

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