It can be hard to tell who you’re actually dealing with when you sign up for a merchant account. The illusion of ‘independence’ is often used to make customers feel more exclusive, and better looked after. Take BrainTree for instance. … Continued
It’s fairly obvious why small merchants aren’t getting the best deals for their payment processing services. Bigger companies (obviously) make more money, and as such, they tend to get offered better rates and lower fees from their card payment solutions … Continued
In 2009, Guillaume Pousaz hedged his bets; he split from his business partner at NetMerchant to pursue his own strategic vision – a truly transparent payment solution for the global internet economy. He bought a bunch of domain names for … Continued
In this article, I run Stripe and PayPal option through a few different tests to pick apart where their strengths and weaknesses lie.
Paypal, Stripe, WorldPay. All of these well known online payment providers do pretty much the same thing: your customer makes a payment, your provider processes it and passes the money over to you (not before they take a fee of … Continued
Founded in the UK by current Payzone chief executive and Travelex founder Clive Kahn, Cardsave has become one of the most reputable brands in the business – and you’d certainly hope so, since they’ve been running since 1999! You can … Continued
Braintree Payments is a popular online payment processor for eCommerce businesses to accept mobile and web payments. Braintree also accepts trendy new payment methods, like Google Pay and Apple Pay. If you’re old school, there’s support for all debit cards … Continued
In this blog, I’ve collected the most popular eCommerce platforms in the UK and put them to the test in this definitive comparison!
Launched in 2010, Stripe is a new breed of payment processor designed for use online and in mobile apps. In this article, we put it to the test.