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15
Jan

What Is a Virtual Terminal and Why Is It Beneficial?

A virtual terminal allows your business to accept payments anytime and anywhere, with no card swipe or extra software needed. If you accept online transactions, the virtual terminal can prove to be an indispensable resource for you. Virtual terminals are an integral part of Safe2Pay’s comprehensive payment solution so we’ve created this guide to answer...
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21
Dec

How to Protect Your Online Business Against Credit Card Fraud

Online businesses face a unique challenge compared to brick and mortar stores, as all the transactions that occur are “card not present.” The 2017 Australian Payments Fraud Data Report found that card-not-present fraud has increased by 28% in 2016 alone. It’s true that these are the hardest cases of credit card fraud to detect. However,...
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19
Dec

The Differences between a Business Bank Account Vs an Internet Merchant Account

Today there are multiple payment options available to online customers, and as an online business owner, you need to offer as many as possible. The more options you give your customers, the more likely they are to finalise that purchase and keep coming back time and time again. To do this, however, you will need...
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11
Dec

How Does a Payment Gateway Work?

If you’ve just started up an online store or you’re moving towards accepting credit card payments, get ready to hear about payment gateways a lot! And we know there’s nothing more disheartening than being confused by concepts you have to deal with every day. So, we’ve created this guide to explain everything there is to...
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04
Dec

Merchant Account vs. Payment Gateway: Understanding the Difference

If you’re starting an online business, there are some decisions that you’ll need to make. One of which includes setting up an internet merchant account and payment gateway service. There are many providers out there, and not all of them offer the same services. Therefore, it’s essential for you to understand the differences to decide...
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24
Nov

How to Integrate Your Payment Gateway

So, you’ve got a great product or idea, a beautiful website and you’re ready to start accepting online payments. But the hard part isn’t quite over yet. To process these payments, you’re going to need a Payment Gateway, and you’re going to need one that integrates into your existing system in a way that makes...
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22
Nov

How do EFTPOS terminals work?

So, you’re a new brick and mortar business who needs to accept cards, or you’re just frustrated with your current EFTPOS provider. Whatever the case, it’s important to understand how an EFTPOS machine works so you can choose the right terminal for you. After all, EFTPOS machines are the most frequently used payment system in Australia....
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22
Nov

What Is a Merchant Account?

So, you’re setting up your online business, and you keep hearing the same buzz words repeated over and over. Payment gateway, merchant account, payment processor, the list goes on. And every time you think you’ve got a grasp on the concepts you read another article that says something different altogether. It’s starting to make algebra...
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17
Nov

What Is a Payment Gateway? Frequently Asked Questions

Accepting payments online and integrating a payment gateway into your online business is your first step to success, but do you understand what a payment gateway is? We’ve been advising people for some time now and more often than not business owners are confused by what a payment gateway involves. It’s not surprising with so...
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