In This Newsletter:
- CardPointe Tips/Tricks/Reminders: Set Pay Now buttons for your hosted payment page; Order form or shopping cart: Which should you use?
- Announcements and Account News: How to run transactions and store customer profiles
- In The News: What’s trending for businesses and merchant accounts and how might it affect your business
How to Run Transactions and Store Customer Profiles
In this video, we’re going to cover how to process a credit card transaction through the CardPointe virtual terminal and also how to store customer profiles within CardPointe
#1 – Tip: Add a PAY NOW button to your website
CardConnect offers a CardPointe Hosted Payment Page as part of their suite of services through the CardPointe Merchant Account Platform. In this video we look at installing a “Pay Now” button into your WordPress website.
#2 – Tip: Know the difference between an order form and a shopping cart
Do you need an order form or a shopping cart to take payments online and on your website? Here I show you the difference between the two, how they work and which one is best for your company.
Did you know…? Our CardPointe video tutorial library is up to 31 videos now. Each month we’ll include tips (like the ones right above) highlighting certain features and functionality of your CardPointe account.
Click here to view the CardPointe tutorials playlist on YouTube.
In the News
Here’s a roundup of recent articles from industry payment publications that could impact how you do business:
Mastercard And Verizon Team up on 5G for Payments, But the Collaboration Will Require Patience: Mastercard Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc.’s Verizon Business unit announced they intend to work together to make 5G connectivity available in a wide variety of applications, including contactless transactions, autonomous checkout, and bill pay.
Failed Payments Cost Banks, Fintechs, And Companies Nearly $120 Billion Last Year: As banks, merchants, and fintechs scramble to win share in the payments business, they can easily lose sight of the fact that not all payments process properly. In fact, many don’t. Some two-thirds of organizations sustain more than 20,000 failed payments each day, while the toll taken globally by all such rejections came to $118.5 billion last year, according to a study released on Wednesday by Accuity, a provider of payments-compliance services and a unit of Lexis-Nexis Risk Solutions.
Keep Your Cardholders: Compete with Buy Now, Pay Later Popularity: The buy now, pay later (BNPL) market is expected to grow 181% by 2024, and will account for 13% of all global e-commerce payments that same year, according to the 2021 Global Payments Report by Worldpay from FIS.
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