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April 23, 2014

Q&A with 2Checkout’s New CEO, Shawn Budde

Posted by Sean Edgar Category Icon2Checkout


Today, 2Checkout is proud to announce Shawn Budde as its new CEO. Budde brings a wealth of expertise and management cultivated over 25 years in the finance and banking industries. Mr. Budde has held executive roles at Citibank and Capital One and is also the co-founder and President at ZestFinance, a VC-backed technology company that merges big data with...

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April 22, 2014

Alibaba: The Biggest E-Commerce IPO in History

Posted by Janna Leyde Category IconInternational Category IconNews & Trends

Single’s Day — aka November 11th — was last year’s most successful day in the history of online sales. Not Black Friday. Not Cyber Monday. Single’s Day.  This Chinese holiday exclusively celebrates bachelor/bachelorettehood, and last year’s iteration featured many, many people shopping on to buy many many gifts. So many gifts, that Single’s Day...

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April 19, 2014

How to Protect Yourself from E-Commerce Fraud — Credit Card Fraud

Posted by Xan Bonneau

Access 2Checkout’s free e-book, The Guide to E-Commerce Fraud, for the best strategies to identify and prevent online fraud.

Though it can be financially devastating, credit card fraud is one of the most simple forms of fraud for a criminal to execute. Whether falsely claiming that a product never arrived or was deficient, a fraudster can force an e-commerce company to undergo an...

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April 18, 2014

5 Steps to Prepare Your Website for the Brazilian Market

Posted by Frannie Jackson Category IconInternational

Between hosting the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, Brazil has transformed into an international epicenter of sports with all of the commerce and publicity that comes with it. These events have only helped boost the country’s staggering market potential; it’s e-commerce alone is predicted to become the world’s fourth largest online sales market...

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April 17, 2014

The First Steps to Global Expansion: Research & Localize

Posted by Faith Albert Category IconConversions & UX Category IconInternational


Let’s prepare for war. Okay, okay, that might be a tad dramatic, but recon is a key tool when trying to dominate global sales. Additionally, knowing your product is pivotal to your success.

I know what your’e thinking: I know my product better than anyone. But do you know about your product in the global sense? Do you know the answers to the...

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April 16, 2014

Everything We Know About Facebook’s New Payment Service

Posted by Janna Leyde

The Facebook bank is nearly here. According to an article in the Financial Times, Mark Zuckerberg and friends are in the final stages of bringing us Facebook’s first mobile payment system. E-money, as it will allegedly be called, will give billions of Facebook users the means to pay for goods and services through the most popular social media platform in the world. The financial process will be...

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April 15, 2014

Global Pricing Strategies: Market Value Pricing

Posted by Xan Bonneau Category IconConversions & UX Category IconMarketing

Access 2Checkout’s free e-book, Pricing for a Global Market, to learn about the best pricing models for online businesses.

How to price a product or service is one of the most important decisions an e-commerce company will make. Whichever strategy is chosen will shape profit, branding, and operations at the deepest foundation of a company’s success. In this video, 2Checkout producer Xan Bonneau explores Market Value Pricing. In addition...

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April 14, 2014

Twitter Commerce is Coming

Posted by Janna Leyde Category IconNews & Trends Category IconSocial Media

Twitter, the microblogging website devoted to breaking news, celebrity gossip, and real-time stock option updates, is stepping up the functionality ladder. Next rung? E-commerce. Although this selling platform has only entered its infancy, it’s a first major step in expanding online payments to more social platforms.


Facebook tried e-commerce a little over a year ago — well, tried...

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April 11, 2014

How to Protect Yourself from E-Commerce Fraud — Account Takeover

Posted by Xan Bonneau Category IconNews & Trends Category IconTechnology

Access 2Checkout’s free e-book, The Guide to E-Commerce Fraud, for the best strategies to identify and prevent online fraud.

Account Takeover, one of the most pervasive forms of e-commerce fraud, effected over 13 million buyers in 2013 alone. In addition to successfully penetrating such massive corporations as Target and Neiman Marcus, account takeover (or ATO) can also hobble small and middle market online businesses as well. In this...

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April 10, 2014

5 Reasons Why Your Company Can’t Live Without Google+

Posted by Sam Collier

Google+ might be seen as the geeky younger brother of more ubiquitous social networks, constantly bragging about all of its technical features and SEO sweeteners. In short, G+ just isn’t that cool. The platform has developed a reputation for being a ghost town, a network everyone has somehow managed to inadvertently sign up for, but nobody actually uses. From an e-commerce perspective, though, you’ll be...

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