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Confused by eCommerce? What you don’t know could be costing you thousands of dollars annually

There’s a lot of confusing terminology in the world of eCommerce, where you can accept credit card payments online. While eCommerce can be complicated, there are two main terms that you need to know in order to accept credit card payments online: Payment Gateway and Merchant Account.

  • What is a Payment Gateway?
  • What is a Merchant Account?
  • Should you have a separate Merchant Account? 

 

Hackers never give up. Here’s how to keep your website safe.

Are you absolutely certain your development team has taken ALL the precautions necessary to reduce the risk of a hacked site? If you’re working with an IT firm, are you confident they are doing their best to protect your site? While no one can guarantee any site is 100% protected, you can reduce the chance of a break in by following these steps:

  • Keep your site’s code up-to-date
  • Keep an error log
  • Review your error log regularly
  • Test your site for vulnerabilities