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What is a Payment Processor

What is a Payment Processor?

What is a Payment Processor? Here's Processing Explained, Plus the Top 10 Service Providers.

Credit cards were used to purchase $188 billion in merchandise in 2020. For merchants, that’s a glaring incentive to take credit and debit cards when and however possible,

American Express SafeKey

American Express SafeKey

American Express SafeKey: How 3-D Secure Works on the Amex Network

American Express SafeKey is an Amex-specific security solution that leverages 3-D Secure technology to detect and reduce online fraud. SafeKey provides an extra layer of security when consumers shop through web browsers or in-app using their Amex card.

Pre-Compliance Chargeback

Pre-Compliance Chargeback

Explaining Pre-Compliance Chargebacks: Whatever Happened to Reason Code 98?

Every network has its own complex rulesets regarding disputes and chargebacks. Merchants understand that the chargeback system is a complex web of rules, counter-rules…and rule changes.

Visa recurring payments

Visa Recurring Payments

Visa Recurring Payments & Subscription Guidelines, According to Visa

Free trial promotions are a surefire way to connect with customers and promote your products. You get a reliable source of continual income. In exchange,

Discover ProtectBuy

Discover ProtectBuy

Discover ProtectBuy: How 3-D Secure Works on the Discover Network

Discover ProtectBuy is the Discover-branded version of 3-D Secure technology. It was designed to help banks, merchants, and processors authenticate and verify customers more efficiently and effectively with biometric technology.

recurring billing chargebacks

Recurring Billing Chargebacks

Respond to & Prevent Recurring Billing Chargebacks to Defend Your Bottom Line

Subscriptions can be a win-win for merchants and cardholders alike.
As a merchant, you enjoy a steady revenue stream and predictable sales,

Affiliate Marketing Scams

Affiliate Marketing Scams



Affiliate Marketing Scams: The Top 10 Threats to Avoid & How to Protect Yourself

Affiliate marketing is a reciprocal relationship that benefits everyone involved. Affiliates gain commissions, advertisers sell more products, and consumers get the goods they want.

Mastercard Recurring Payments

Mastercard Recurring Payments

Mastercard Recurring Payment Rules: Free Trials, Negative Options & Other Practices

‘Free Trial’ promotions are a surefire way to connect with customers and promote your products. You enjoy a reliable source of revenue coming in on a regular basis.

PayPal Fraud Protection ADVANCED

PayPal Fraud Protection Advanced

PayPal Fraud Protection Advanced: A Powerful New Option for Merchants

Retail is changing. Many of these ongoing shifts have been driven by the rise of eCommerce, and the ways in which merchants and service providers have attempted to accommodate new channels.

crypto chargeback

Crypto Chargebacks

Do Crypto Chargebacks Exist? Maybe Disputes Shouldn’t Be Your Only Reason to Accept Bitcoin

As a merchant, you’re always going to have an incentive to explore new and better payment options. Alternate payments could offer lower fees,