Showing posts tagged with 'International'

August 8, 2014

Brazil: Revolutionizing Mobile Payments

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Brazil, the emerging markets of E-Commerce

The sun is shining, Luis Suarez is biting, and the vuvuzela’s are mercifully absent from the 2014 World Cup matches. While all eyes are drilled on Brazil as one of the biggest events in sports takes over the country, the nation is also stealing the spotlight in a far different market: m-commerce.Brazil boasts 273 million active...

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July 8, 2014

‘Tis the Season for Fraud Prevention

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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...

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May 26, 2014

Picking an Online Payment Processor: Security & Risk

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With massive data breaches hitting such major corporations as Target and eBay, online security has become one of the most important facets of running an online business. After all, an online business can only succeed if it can make its visitors feel comfortable enough to submit their credit card information online. With this in mind, security should plays a major...

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May 5, 2014

Picking an Online Payment Processor: Integrations

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The main goal for choosing an online payment processor is to not only find a service that fulfills a company’s payments needs, but will also seamlessly integrate into a company’s technology and website structure. For example, if the merchant plans on working with specific shopping cart software, it’s more important to choose an online payment...

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March 5, 2014

Understanding Russian Social Media: VKontakte & Odnoklassniki

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#SocialMedia, VKontakte & Odnoklassniki

More than just a random ingredient in any online marketing campaign social media are just as important to international endeavors as well, with a huge emphasis on localization. In light of the recent Winter Olympics, 2Checkout provided a concise overview Russia’s premier search engine, Yandex. In this post, we’re going to peel...

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January 16, 2014

Access 2Checkout’s New White Paper, “The Payments System Simplified”

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How Credit Card Processing Works. The Payment System Simplified

The latest White Paper in 2Checkout’s E-Commerce Academy continues industry expert Tom Kossler’s in-depth analysis of digital payments and their journey from a customer’s pocket to a merchant’s bank account. Whereas The Evolution of the Payment System took an introspective look at the...

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January 16, 2014

Bitcoin 101: The Invisible, Uninsurable Currency of the Internet Is Still Kicking

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Despite the mass amount of criticism, condescension and sheer confusion that the crypton currency known as Bitcoin has withdrawn since its release in 2009, it has persisted swiftly both in headlines and the accounts of those who have bravely hedged on it. Some analysts call exchange-gold for nerds and in fact, it is very much like gold. And most importantly (and only...

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April 16, 2010

Double-Digit Growth For Online Retail

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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...

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April 13, 2010

Corporate Entities

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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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