MerchantE Insights

Category: Payments (2)

Providing insights to grow your business, the MerchantE blog is here to keep you a step ahead of the competition.

Faster, Cheaper, Better: Integrating Payment Processing with ERP

July 22, 2021
Average Read Time: 4 minutes

You know the old saying: if you want something that’s fast, cheap, and good, think again. You can have two, but not all three. Well,... Read More

5 Ways to Improve Shopping Cart Abandonment Rates — and Increase Sales

July 15, 2021
Average Read Time: 4 minutes

Shopping cart abandonment: as online consumers, we’ve all done it for a variety of reasons. Browsing, adding items to a cart, and then... Read More

Getting Back to (Small) Business

July 1, 2021
Average Read Time: 4 minutes

During the height of the coronavirus pandemic, the outlook for small businesses was dire: The number of active business owners... Read More

It Pays to Learn How to Reduce Payment Card Interchange Fees

June 24, 2021
Average Read Time: 5 minutes

We’ve probably all done business with merchants – most likely small, local ones – that add 2 or 3 percent to their payment card... Read More

How Can I Optimize My Business for Mobile Shopping, Mobile Payments and Mobile Acceptance?

June 17, 2021
Average Read Time: 5 minutes

Depending on what you read, half to two-thirds of the world’s population uses smart phones today. That’s somewhere between 3.8 billion... Read More

Contactless Card Payments: Stay Ahead of the Curve

June 10, 2021
Average Read Time: 5 minutes

Do you remember the first few times you swiped your credit or debit card to make a purchase? And how often you swiped too fast, too... Read More

The Ins and Outs of Payment Processing – and Making It Accessible to New Types of Businesses

May 13, 2021
Average Read Time: 5 minutes

Payment processing is seldom a straight line. But do you know just how many twists and turns the journey from accepting a credit card... Read More

Don’t Turn Your Back on that Stealthy Business-Killer: Late Payments

April 29, 2021
Average Read Time: 5 minutes

Search the phrase “late payments” on the internet and you’ll find metaphor after metaphor describing the importance of cash flow to a... Read More

5 Reasons Why Big (Payment) Data Is Important to Small Business

April 8, 2021
Average Read Time: 5 minutes

“Data will talk to you if you’re willing to listen.” Jim Bergeson, marketing expert Big data is just for big companies, right? Wrong.... Read More

ACH: A Sign of the Times

April 1, 2021
Average Read Time: 5 minutes

Paying by check is just so last year. The number of payments that businesses made on the U.S. ACH network increased significantly in... Read More