Authorize.net Review

Authorize.net is a payment gateway that allows merchants to process credit card payments online. If an online company wishes to be successful, they will need a payment gateway to increase their rate of sales. Authorize.net was formed in 1996 and quickly gained a reputation for being one of the best payment gateways online. By 2006, the company was acquired by CyberSource Corporation. This was good news for Authorize.net users because CyberSource are a security organization which should give extr...
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PayPal Review

Review of PayPal Services for Online Businesses PayPal has become ubiquitous in ecommerce. Just like any other tool, it has pros and cons. If you are concerned about its functionalities, keep reading. The service it provides is invaluable and it pays to know what you’re dealing with. So what exactly is PayPal? Basically, it is an online payment system that allows users to send and receive payments over the internet without dealing with checks, money orders, and credit cards. An increasing ...
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2Checkout Review

The 2Checkout Web Payment Services is usually described as the alternative to PayPal. But it has some characteristics that make it the preferred choice of a number of merchants and buyers. The system basically allows merchants to start selling online in just a few minutes. There are many tutorials on the web describing how you can integrate 2Checkout into your website. Once it is functionally, it helps you handle customer payments from start to finish. Let’s look at its core functionalities, ...
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Flashbanc Review

Flashbanc is a merchant service provider that provides a host of electronic payment solutions to online businesses throughout the United States with credit card processing their specialty. The company claims to offer one of the highest approval rates in the industry (98.5%) with the majority of applications from merchants approved within 2 business days. Exclusive services offered by Flashbanc include 12 hour funding which says that you can be paid just 12 hours after sending out a batch of your...
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Amazon Payments Review

Amazon Payments was launched in 2006 by Amazon.com and uses the consumer base of its parent company. Their aim is to ensure that customers receive the same checkout experience as they do on Amazon.com. The site has a number of products on offer for businesses, developers and consumers. The ‘1-click’ option that is synonymous with Amazon.com is also available here. The site is also similar in many ways to Google Checkout and PayPal insofar as it enables customers to pay with the information store...
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Card Accept Review

Cardaccept.com has been involved in the credit card industry since 1993 though they have been helping merchants online for the last 7 years. The company promise to provide businesses with everything they need to accept credit cards and also claim that their services will help businesses increase their revenue fivefold. Essentially, Card Accept’s aim is to help merchants who have no idea how to safely accept credit cards. They provide you with a walkthrough guide to accepting credit cards and off...
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Intuit Payments Review

Intuit Payments is another company that deals in credit card processing amongst its other offerings. Its full range of services includes payroll services, website services and QuickBooks but we will concentrate on their payment processing package and more specifically, their credit card processing service. Services for Websites The merchant service it offers for web stores processes all major credit cards securely with card security fraud prevention features and 128-bit SSL encryption with F...
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PayByWeb Review

PayByWeb was originally known as ChekDebit and was formed in 1992. Within four years, the company was to change its name to Creative Payment Services until 1999 when it was changed to PayByWeb. This is a company that processes payments for companies of all sizes. They provide Merchant Account, Check Services and Website Services but we will focus on their Merchant Account services in this review. Fees PayByWeb have a special offer at present where they give new customers a free credit card t...
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Paymate Review

Paymate is an alternative to PayPal and other online payment methods. The company was formed in Australia in 2001. It is similar to PayPal in a number of ways but a significant difference is that Paymate credits funds directly to your bank account. Merchants in Australia can accept payment in a variety of currencies including Australian dollar, US dollar, UK pound sterling, New Zealand dollars and euros. New Zealand merchants on the other hand are only allowed accept payments in their native cur...
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