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4 Tips for Choosing your Ecwid Payment Gateway Plugin

Learn how to Select the Best Ecwid Payment Gateway Plugin to Make the Most of your Store.  If you’re planning on using Ecwid as a platform for your ecommerce business, make sure you can reliably and securely accept payments. This…

  • August 30, 2021
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6 Tips for Choosing your Wix Payment Gateway 

Learn How to Choose the Best Wix Payment Gateway Option for Your Business. Using Wix for ecommerce? Then you’ll need a reliable way to accept payments from your customers, wherever they reside. If you’re just getting started accepting payments on…

  • August 18, 2021

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Which is the Best WooCommerce Payment Gateway for Your Business?

Learn what you should look for in a WooCommerce payment gateway to grow your cross-border sales and make the most of global ecommerce. Choosing the right WooCommerce payment gateway is fundamental in achieving more growth by making the online payment…

  • July 29, 2021
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How to Choose the Best Wix Payment Plugins for Businesses in Europe

European merchants need a payment strategy for their Wix store that supports scalable cross-border growth, and provides customers with their desired payment methods.  For this reason, the best Wix payment gateway providers must support a wide variety of payment methods…

  • July 27, 2021
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Should Your Business Use the Official Wix Payments Option?

Learn the pros and cons of the new Wix payments option to determine if it is the right payments product for your business. Website provider Wix recently launched its own in-house payments gateway, which can be used in addition to…

  • July 9, 2021
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Boost Shopify Sales by Improving Your Checkout Experience

Improve your checkout experience to increase revenue and succeed in a global market With ecommerce continuing to boom in a global landscape where consumers want the ease and convenience that digital transformation brings, ecommerce platforms like Shopify have an incredible…

  • June 25, 2021
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How Digital Wallets in Europe are Reshaping Payments 

Discover how digital wallets are used in Europe - and how they are reshaping commerce. In the last three years, the transaction value of European digital and mobile payments increased by over 30%. These payment methods are continuing to rise…

  • June 16, 2021
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Magento Open Source vs. Commerce: Everything Merchants Need to Know

A Magento free and paid platform comparison guide. Magento Open Source is a completely free platform that gives merchants useful tools for marketing, search engine optimization, and product management. Magento Commerce represents a much higher level of ecommerce capabilities and…

  • June 10, 2021
Shopify VS Wix

Shopify vs. Wix: Everything Merchants Need to Know

Shopify and Wix both make it easy to build an online store, but which platform is right for you? Shopify vs Wix?  Shopify is a hosted ecommerce platform that allows you to easily create an online store without coding. Wix…

  • May 27, 2021
Shopify vs WooCommerce which is better

Shopify vs. WooCommerce: Which Is Right for Your Business?

An ecommerce platform comparison guide. Shopify vs WooCommerce: it’s a comparison many merchants explore as they seek to grow sales and revenue. Use this side-by-side comparison of the popular ecommerce platforms to decide which one is right for your online…

  • May 20, 2021
Magento VS WooCommerce

Magento vs. WooCommerce: Everything Merchants Need to Know

An ecommerce platform comparison guide. Magento vs WooCommerce. Many merchants are asking themselves which option to choose as they seek out the best ecommerce platform. Here’s a side-by-side comparison of Magento and WooCommerce to help you make up your mind.…

  • May 14, 2021
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How To Accept Payments Online

Merchants must be able to offer and process the payment methods preferred by their customers. Businesses need to invest in payment processing services that address the expectations of their customers today and in the future. There are a number of…

  • May 13, 2021
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What Is Magento? Popular eCommerce Platforms Explained

In the United States, Magento is one of the top e-commerce platforms. Nearly 200,000 websites are using Magento, and yours could be one of them. But, what is Magento? Magento is a ecommerce website platform that specializes in ecommerce websites. Its users…

  • April 22, 2021
Magento Versus Shopify, Which is Better for You?

Magento vs Shopify: Everything Merchants Need to Know

An ecommerce platform comparison guide. Magento vs Shopify: it’s a choice many merchants wonder about as they seek out an ecommerce platform to support sales and revenue ambitions. Here’s a detailed look at what both platforms offer. What are Shopify…

  • April 20, 2021
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Payments 101: How Online Payment Processing Works

Payment processing services have come a long way since the days of ‘cash or card?’. Here’s everything you need to know about accepting online payments. From credit cards to technologies like digital wallets and real-time bank transfers, these days consumers…

  • April 14, 2021
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Choosing Payment Gateways for Magento – 8 Mistakes to Avoid

How to choose the Magento payment gateway plugin you need to drive sales everywhere you do business. What Is a Payment Gateway? Payment Gateways allow merchants to accept credit card payments and other payment types online by collecting customer and…

  • April 5, 2021
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The Best eCommerce Platform in 2021 – 12 Top Picks

Use Rapyd’s comprehensive comparison to select the best ecommerce solution for your business needs. Choosing the best B2C ecommerce platform to grow online sales is a key decision for a merchant. However, the number of ecommerce platforms has skyrocketed in…

  • February 28, 2021
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The Best Magento Payment Solution for Global Sales

Rapyd provides Magento users with a sophisticated global ecommerce payment solution. Need a Magento Payment Solutions to accept local payment methods worldwide? Get the most from your ecommerce store with Rapyd’s comprehensive payments extension for Magento. Rapyd provides a single…

  • February 17, 2021
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Why Headless Commerce Is the Future of Digital Retail

See how headless commerce functionality enables your business to optimize ecommerce experiences faster, more cost-effectively and with greater personalization. Today, online shopping has become ubiquitous, which makes the path to purchase increasingly more complex given the variety of new devices…

  • February 13, 2021
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4 Examples of Successful Subscription Payment Models

Here's how to expand your business with subscription-based, recurring payment models. As technology evolves, so do the ways consumers access content. People are no longer limited to one-time purchases; we now have more opportunities to partake of recurring, subscription-based goods…

  • February 5, 2021
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Time to Look At Visual Search – Tools, Tips & Examples

How brands are using visual search to optimize customer experiences. What is Visual Search? Visual search allows people to search using images as opposed to text. With a photograph that they have taken, or found online or on social media,…

  • January 29, 2021
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Four eCommerce Trends Global Sellers Need to Know in 2021

How ecommerce payments will change in 2021. Starting an ecommerce company has never been easier thanks to ecommerce platforms like Shopify, WooCommerce, and Wix. Companies and entrepreneurs can now build their online stores in a matter of hours. At the…

  • January 20, 2021
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6 Progressive Web App Examples To Inspire You (with Pictures)

Inspiring ways businesses are using PWAs to reach and engage users. Mobile websites are fast, easy and inexpensive to produce, however, the user experience is not as good as that of a mobile app. Developing and maintaining a mobile app…

  • December 28, 2020
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6 Great Examples of Shoppable Content from Brands

How to use shoppable content to move customers from browse to buy. Thanks to improved technology, connectivity and convenience, more than half of all ecommerce purchases are projected to be made using a mobile device in 2021. (Rapyd) Consumers are…

  • December 21, 2020
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Shopify Payments: Accept Alternative Payment Methods with Rapyd

Accept Local Payment Methods in Shopify with the Rapyd Shopify Payments Plugin The ecommerce platform Shopify is an excellent choice for businesses looking to sell internationally and boost their global trade. While Shopify offers its own payment solution, you can…

  • November 2, 2020
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How to Add Custom Payment Methods in WooCommerce

Accept Local Payment Methods in WooCommerce from 100+ Countries with the Rapyd Payments Plugin If you’re looking to grow your business’s reach across international markets, adding custom payment methods in WooCommerce is an important step. The Rapyd Payments Plugin for…

  • October 21, 2020
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Is 2020 the Year of the eCommerce Live Stream?

What Is eCommerce Live Stream? In 2020 ecommerce live stream sales now account for 4% of total online retail sales in China and about 1% of total retail sales.1 These ‘infomercials rebooted’ are a form of online browsing and buying…

  • September 3, 2020
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Is Your eCommerce Payments Experience Costing You Sales?

Personalizing Your eCommerce Payments Process Is Key By personalizing your customers' ecommerce payments experience and rethinking key elements of the checkout process, you can optimize sales conversion rates and create a friendlier and easier-to-use experience for your shoppers. One Size…

  • September 1, 2020
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Your Digital Transformation Strategy Is Missing Local Payments

Local Payments Are Becoming One of the Top Digital Transformation Trends in Retail in 2020 Since the COVID-19 pandemic, business models for retailers and e-tailers have changed overnight. In response, businesses must adopt digital transformation strategies that improve their ability…

  • August 12, 2020
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Reach More Customers with Alternative Online Payment Methods

Offering Local Payment Methods Online Helps Merchants and Marketplaces Stand Out The world is experiencing a tectonic shift in how people live, work and shop — with businesses across the globe scrambling to adapt. In this tough climate, businesses with…

  • August 3, 2020
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Ten Tips To Reduce Cross-Border eCommerce Cart Abandonment

eCommerce shopping cart abandonment is roughly 70%, according to an analysis by the Baymard Institute. The good news is that many of the factors driving customers away are entirely in your control. For instance, 34% of shoppers abandoned checkout when…

  • April 14, 2020
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