How Do Card Readers Work?

How Do Card Readers Work?

We have been evolving into a cashless society over the past decade or so. Providing your customers with a streamlined method of paying with plastic (or e-plastic) is critical to the success of your business. We’ve previously ranked the best card readers and explained the different types of payment cards that are available (and that […]

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10 Best Direct Debit Services

Where would we be without direct debit? From rent and council tax to Netflix and Spotify, direct debit is a lifesaver of a payment solution. It ensures that we don’t forget to pay a bill, and makes for a more comfortable and hassle-free financial life. As a business owner, offering direct debit solutions is a […]

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Braintree Review: Features and Fees

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 and most credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, etc.)   The company has a pretty impressive […]

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Nochex Review: UK Features and Fees

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 course)! So what is Nochex?  Founded in Leeds back in 1999, Nochex is an independent […]

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What Are The Different Payment Methods Your Business Should Know About?

As our modern world evolves, we understand that money still makes the world go round, but the way in which our money is processed, transferred and stored continues to progress ever so rapidly. When it comes to different payment methods, it’s imperative for businesses owners - especially first-time small business owners - to understand the […]

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The Best Alternatives to Paypal for Growing Businesses

The last couple of months have certainly reiterated the importance of digital money and online payments. 10 years ago, this article would have been laughed out of town, but a surge in demand for online purchases and bank transfers has opened up a world of opportunities for fresh, alternative online payment systems. Nonetheless, there’s no […]

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Visa vs Mastercard: What’s the difference?

When we talk about high-profile business rivalries we think of the likes of Adidas vs Nike, Burger King vs McDonald’s, and Apple vs Android. Making a decision between a set of these rivals largely comes down to your personal preference.  When it comes to credit card payment networks, there’s no denying Mastercard and Visa’s ‘top-dog’ […]

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Checkout Review: UK Features and Fees

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 his new business, not wanting to waste his best domain name on a business model […]

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