2019 Ecommerce Strategy

Jared Ronski was recently in the news discussing how optimizing mobile and omnichannel is table stakes for merchants looking to keep customers happy and retain them over the long haul.

Jared Ronski was recently in the news discussing how optimizing mobile and omnichannel is table stakes for merchants looking to keep customers happy and retain them over the long haul. He speaks to the benefits of streamlining checkout, using a mobile-first strategy, and expanding payment options to keep customers happy in the new year.

Another consideration is understanding whether or not using a payment aggregator makes sense for business. Many merchants opt to take a shortcut by using payment aggregators to accept payments for their online business. We’ve outlined some reasons why you may want to reconsider in 2019 in the infographic below:

Payment aggregators cheat sheet

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Understanding How to Accept Credit Cards Online in 2018

Ecommerce has opened up a whole new market sector in a relatively short amount of time. In 2017, the US ecommerce market grew by 16 percent, reaching $453 billion. Merchants who are getting in on this rapid growth are seeing big benefits, but successfully running an online business requires some smart decision making about basic business practices.

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Mastercard Negative Option Billing Rules

Mastercard has implemented a few rules around the practice of Negative Option Billing. These new rules apply only to card-not-present subscription services in which the customer receives a physical product. These rules do not cover digital services,such as streaming TV or music services. If your business relies on negative option billing practices, it is important to understand MasterCard’s rules in order to avoid charge backs and possible action against you.

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