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Virtual currency Bitcoin has been beaten, battered and bruised in recent weeks, but has shown resilience in several forms since the Silk Road and Mt. Gox disasters. As of Feb. 24, Bitcoin value hovered around $480 per but has since risen as high as $680 on Tuesday, Mar. 4. On Thursday, Mar. 6 at midday, […]
With some form of legalization in 22 states, marijuana businesses have put payment service providers such as Instabill on the defensive. With medical and recreational legalization across 22 states, marijuana dispensaries are popping up like the plant itself and are in need of merchant accounts. Instabill representatives are approached several times each month regarding merchant […]
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When American Express introduces its ‘Every Day’ credit card Apr. 2, it will mark the first credit card in the U.S. to utilize EMV chip technology. Like the three other major U.S. credit card issuers, American Express detailed plans to convert to EMV chip technology in July 2012, but the conversion had been fast-tracked due […]
Instabill recently added a Disqus option to six of its websites in an effort to draw feedback from readers on blog posts and news items. Utilizing Disqus is the latest online engagement initiative from Instabill, which encourages readers to submit their opinions on the company’s latest blog topics and news items. Instabill’s use of Disqus […]
As the fourth most populous nation on Earth, Indonesia’s e-commerce market has struggled to keep up among world leaders. However, new findings show that Indonesia e-commerce is about to have a meteoric rise, and will become a contender with the US and China. This new projection is a result of the growing number of internet […]
EMV chip technology conversion in the U.S. was on the short list of the dominant subjects at the 2014 Merchant Payments Ecosystem conference in Berlin last week. Instabill, represented at the MPE conference by Founder and CEO Jason Field and Senior Copywriter Chris O’Donnell, was one of few American credit card processors in attendance and […]
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Bitcoin continues to become more popular with Azteco, a new bitcoin shop in London. Azteco is the very first storefront location for bitcoin exchange, making it easier for consumers to purchase the digital currency without the use of online services or eWallets. With bitcoin ATMs opening worldwide, Azteco is just the latest innovation in bitcoin […]
Twitter e-commerce could become a reality. New unconfirmed reports show that the social media giant, who just went public with a high profile IPO, could be trying to reach a merger agreement with Fancy, the social commerce website. By adding an e-commerce sector, Twitter’s status would grow among online giants such as Facebook, Amazon, and […]
In a surprising move, the US Treasury approved marijuana businesses for bank accounts in February. The sale and distribution of the drug is still illegal at the federal level, however, 20 states have legalized at least some use of the drug. This ranges from supplying medical marijuana for patients to the full-on legalization of the […]
Bitcoin, the virtual currency that has dominated the news, has endured a difficult week after another cyber attack which caused its value to decrease. In January, bitcoin had been steady for several weeks at around $825 USD, but had dipped to roughly $670 per as of noon on Feb. 14. Experts believe the decrease is […]
Attending its fourth conference in six weeks, Instabill will exhibit at the 2014 Merchant Payments Ecosystem conference Feb. 17-20 in Berlin. Instabill CEO Jason Field will attend the conference with Senior Copywriter Chris O’Donnell in an effort to network and share ideas with their European colleagues. The Conference is the largest European show in the […]
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Russia’s central bank issued harsh warnings against the use of Bitcoin to its citizens last month, leaving many to wonder if this will affect the rise of the digital currency. Russia effectively pronounced Bitcoin illegal, stating that only the rouble is the official currency of Russia and that no other currency should be used. Why […]
Instabill received an A rating in a review of credit card processors from CardPaymentOptions.com. The review encompassed performance areas such as sales and marketing, for which it received an A-; as well as costs and contract terms, for which it received an ‘A.’ Additionally, Instabill received a grade of B+ for complaints and service and […]
JD.com, one of China’s leading online retailers, is predicting they will raise $1.5 billion in a US initial public offering. The Chinese e-commerce leader filed a request with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and would be the largest in the US by a Chinese company. What is JD.com? Jingdong Mall, shortened to JD.com, is one […]
Internet gambling merchant services in South Africa could be legal by the end of 2014 pending the outcome of a bill proposed by South African MP Geordin Hill-Lewis. Presently, the only permissible form of internet gambling merchant services in South Africa is on sporting events such as rugby, cricket and soccer. The new proposal, scheduled […]
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InstabillReviews.com is the latest resource offered by Instabill, your global merchant services provider, to offer the stories and feedback of Instabill merchants. Instabill Senior Web Administrator Saul Fontenot-Amedee crafted the website specifically for merchants to have a voice, to provide feedback and to see what other merchants are saying about Instabill. “Feedback from our merchants […]
India is one of the largest and most densely populated countries in the world. Despite the large population, the India e-commerce market is lower than that of China or Russia, currently estimated at $3 billion. However, with e-commerce giants like eBay and Amazon working their way into the South Asia country, experts predict that the […]
Travel merchant account holders with Instabill are no doubt keeping a sharp eye on the latest rumblings emerging from Google. The search engine giant, as reported in Sunday’s Irish Independent, will partner with Ireland discount airliner Ryanair in an effort to launch what was termed as ‘new flight comparison technology,’ with which Ryanair is sharing […]
Instabill CEO Jason Field will attend the 2014 ICE Totally Gaming conference in his native London Feb. 4-6 at the ExCeL Center. Mr. Field will arrive in London on Feb. 2 and remain through the duration of the conference. The appearance marks the 14th consecutive year Mr. Field has represented Instabill at the ICE Totally […]
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Canadian E-Commerce reached its peak as temperatures in many cities fell to extreme lows in the month of December. As Canada felt the chill of December, the e-commerce portion of all retail sales in the country reached an all-time high of 7.8 percent for the month, reported MasterCard Canada’s SpendingPulse, a publication which monitors purchasing […]
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The latest push for acceptance by e-cigarette companies came with a new level of TV advertising from Njoy, the second-largest e-cig producer. The new commercial is orchestrated to tug at the viewers’ heartstrings, following a recent trend of emotionally-charged ads for consumer products. Njoy is the most recent company to produce widespread e-cigarette ads, as […]
The largest adult entertainment conference in the world is set to take place in Las Vegas this month. The Adult Entertainment Expo 2014 will feature dozens of speakers and hundreds of exhibits, with the goal of promoting business networking within the adult entertainment industry. As a high risk merchant account provider, Instabill will be at […]
The first in a series of iDate 2014 conferences is set to take place in Las Vegas in January. Attending the conference will be a number of speakers and members of the online dating industry. As a reliable payment processor for online dating companies, Instabill CEO Jason Field will be attending the conference to talk […]
Pharmacy merchant accounts are among the most sought out on search engines. Yet, payment processing with online pharmacies warrants precaution. That is why Instabill, a PCI-compliant provider of merchant services, processes pharmacy merchant accounts with a strict set of standards. Among them: ✓ Instabill will only process with banks that possess high-risk licensing from credit card […]
A global leader in the merchant services industry, Instabill will attend the 2014 Affiliate Summit West conference next week with plenty of purpose. Held Sunday through Tuesday, Jan. 12-14, at Paris Las Vegas, the Affiliate Summit is a haven for networking and attracting new business. But the message that Instabill CEO Jason Field would like […]
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As mobile e-commerce use surges, it reaches a new level of efficiency with near field communication (NFC). Near field communication can be described as short-range wireless communication and has three main functions: completing transactions, sharing and pairing. Earlier this week, Instabill blogged about the significant increase in mobile e-commerce, which accounted for 17 percent of […]
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Many experts in the merchant services industry are forecasting a significant increase in the use of mobile phones for e-commerce purposes. Among the first 2014 holiday shopping reports released, IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark found that mobile e-commerce shopping – via the use of tablets and smartphones – accounted for 17 percent of all online shopping […]
The Instabill Corporation, a global leader in merchant services, enjoyed a flourishing year in 2013 and is prepared to persist in 2014. Throughout 2013, Instabill established partnerships with five new acquiring banks which generated the approvals of countless new merchant accounts. Instabill also announced and utilized two new payment processing solutions: Check 21, which enables […]
For Instabill, a global provider of merchant services, the 2014 Northeast Acquirers Association (NEAA) Winter Seminar and Outing presents opportunities. Instabill staffers Nyah Penney, Partner Relationship Manager, and Jason Field, CEO, will attend the seminar from Jan. 28-30 in Mount Snow, Vt., with plenty of ambition. The importance of attending the NEAA Seminar and Outing […]
As Instabill continues to grow its family of international merchant accounts, it is keeping a keen eye on the rise of the Bitcoin. While several countries – China and Norway among them – refuse to acknowledge the virtual currency’s legal tender, Denmark became the latest country to declare the opposite and is believed to be […]
Overstock.com recently announced that they plan to be the first major retailer to accept peer-to-peer digital currency in 2014. This move by the e-commerce website comes as bitcoin popularity continues to grow and move into the mainstream. Experts predict that this recent announcement will spark a trend that will urge more online retailers to accept […]
Instabill has monitored the use of contactless payment cards by Transport for London (TfL), and views it a potential boon to the e-commerce industry and international merchant accounts. TfL recently announced the one-year anniversary of the use of contactless payment cards on each of the capital city’s 8,500 buses. It was cause for celebration for […]
New York City officials extended their city-wide smoking ban to include e-cigarettes, effectively limiting its citizens’ ability to use the popular devices in public places. The recent e-cigarette ban comes as the ongoing debate over the safety of the nicotine devices continues around the world. Despite the setback that the ban has caused, many e-cigarette […]
As we prepare to bring 2013 to an end and get ready for 2014, the team at Instabill looks back on another successful year in providing merchant services. 2013 proved to be one of the most productive for Instabill, as we welcomed many new banking partners and merchants from around the world and continued to […]
Many e-commerce salesmerchants wonder about the factors that affect their sales numbers. SEO and marketing is a big part of it, so is great prices and great products. But what many merchants may not realize is that the mere appearance of their website has a direct impact on how many customers purchase their goods or […]
As the nation’s largest retailer, Walmart has commanded the respect of American consumers with its claim of everyday low prices. However, the huge corporation has drawn large amounts of criticism lately—from complaints of low-quality products to alleged international bribery claims. Despite having 11,000 locations around the world, Walmart is lacking in a major arena: e-commerce. […]
Reliable high risk payment processing solutions are hard to come by. Some industries are considered so high risk that most banks will not even offer merchant accounts to hard-working, legitimate businesses. Acquiring banks consider the tobacco industry to be one of the most high risk due to strict age restrictions as well as health concerns. […]
Billionaire Sir Richard Branson announced that he will now offer flights to space in exchange for bitcoins. This news comes as [http://blog.instabill.com/bitcoin-value-falls-after-silk-road-shutdown/]|bitcoin value| continues to rise, and as consumers around the world are beginning to accept bitcoins as a legitimate payment method. Virgin Galactic, Branson’s space flight project, is scheduled to begin flying consumers to […]
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With the e-cigarette industry growing at a rapid rate, new businesses everywhere are looking to take action with their own devices and rake in the profits. However, the e-cigarette industry is considered high risk, and many merchants are faced with challenges when trying to find a reliable credit card processing solution. Instabill provides high-quality e-cigarette […]
The news just keeps getting better and better for bitcoin supporters. Since the controversial Silk Road shutdown in October, the digital currency bitcoin has almost quadrupled its value. As bitcoin value surges past $600 to $700, the US federal authorities announced that they are not seeking bitcoin regulations or restrictions, despite the past use of […]
With so many ways for hackers to exploit your personal and financial information, taking the appropriate measures to protect yourself is paramount. In order to run a successful business, you will need to have constant peace of mind when putting your business information online and accepting payment information from customers. By following the steps below, […]
With the United States and China being the biggest e-commerce markets in the world, experts are looking for the next nation that will embrace the e-commerce boom. With major e-retailers such as Amazon, eBay, and China’s Alibaba expanding their efforts in Russia, it seems that Russian e-commerce growth could rise substantially in the coming years. […]
Instabill has long provided merchant services to retail and e-commerce businesses worldwide. With our high risk merchant accounts, we have provided a reliable credit card processing solution for merchants wishing to accept online payments. Now, Instabill is excited to announce that we can now provide more options for our merchants. In addition to Visa, MasterCard, […]
Consumer spending in Europe has recently been rising, leaving many wondering about the preferred method of payment among credit card owners. MasterCard and Visa have long been competing as the world’s largest credit card brands, and recent reports show that European consumers greatly prefer MasterCard over Visa. This recent information indicates a trend that will […]
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The holiday season is the busiest time of year for most e-commerce businesses. Large and small online businesses alike see a large increase in sales during the months of November and December, which causes many e-commerce merchants to make improvements to their websites and increase marketing efforts. The tips in this article will help prepare […]
Attracting customers and closing sales are the most important business goals for e-commerce merchants. However, all merchants must take the extra steps to get those customers to return to their website and make future purchases. Creating and maintaining a solid customer base will allow you to market your products more effectively and drive higher sales. […]
Massive credit card fraud operations are causing trouble for millions of cardholders and e-commerce merchants worldwide. With credit card fraud a constant threat, it is more important than ever to make sure your e-commerce site is 100% secure. The first and most important step to protect you and your customers is making sure you offer […]
With the holiday shopping season being one of the shortest ever, consumers are looking for quicker and more efficient ways to shop online. The e-commerce market is predicted to jump by at least 15% during the holiday season. This news comes during an unprecedented trend in mobile technology—mobile e-commerce. The number of smartphone and tablet […]
The online gambling industry has faced serious scrutiny and regulations from state lawmakers over the years. When Nevada became the first state in the US to legalize it in February, New Jersey soon followed. Five popular Atlantic City casinos have already obtained permits to take their games online starting November 26th. With New Jersey online […]
Pinterest is quickly becoming one of the most popular social media sites on the web. With its rising popularity, businesses of all kinds are creating accounts and beginning to market their products on the site. However, users share information differently on Pinterest than Facebook and Twitter. Because of this, merchants must develop new Pinterest marketing […]
Google recently announced this year that they will be ending Google Checkout, their payment processing service. The announcement has left many merchants wondering why their Google Checkout account was being closed and where they can turn to accept credit card payments. With November 20th, 2013 as the deadline for all transactions on Google Checkout, the […]
It is an exciting time. You have just started your own business, and customer interest is rising. You cannot wait to start selling your product and accepting payments, so you have decided to look for merchant accounts. Although the merchant account application process can seem simple, there are several things that merchants need to know […]
Looking for a merchant account may be challenging at times. You need to find a merchant services provider that can offer the right solutions for your business at an affordable rate. However, there are many providers out there that charge high merchant account fees in return for subpar service which can be damaging to your […]
It is important for all merchants to remember that certain merchant services may not be a good fit for your business needs. As an e-commerce merchant, you have many options when looking for a merchant account provider to accept online credit card payments. With PayPal merchant services being among the most popular options, there are […]
As worldwide credit card fraud rises every year, credit card companies around the world are introducing new methods to protect consumers and merchants alike. Chip and PIN technology is more secure than traditional magnetic strip credit cards, making it harder for hackers to access vital information. Despite the success of the technology, chip and PIN […]
If an acquiring bank finds your business in the Terminated Merchant File (TMF) or MATCH list, odds are they will not approve your merchant account application. However, there are solutions to this problem, as some merchant account providers still offer high risk merchant services to TMF and MATCH list merchants and help them to earn […]
Finding a reliable merchant services provider for any industry can be challenging. While some providers have impossibly high payment processing standards, others can offer poor customer service or freeze your funds at any time. Although the process of finding a merchant services provider can be difficult, Instabill is an industry-leading provider that has the solution […]
Bitcoin value has dropped significantly since the FBI shut down the controversial Silk Road website on October 1st. The recent seizure of $3.6 million in bitcoins has investors worried about the future of the digital currency, as the value dropped from $140 to $110. Bitcoins have a history of being used in trades for illegal […]
US authorities charged six Russian and Ukrainian men with conducting the single largest credit card fraud operation in US history. The men hacked into the systems of major companies and stole more than 160 million credit card numbers over the course of seven years. This latest case of fraud comes on the arrival of impressive […]
The newest way for e-commerce businesses to market their product is taking the business world by storm. Social commerce is a method of marketing that involves combining the commerce world with social media, creating a one-stop solution for consumers to find and buy different products. As the trend is quickly picking up steam, sites everywhere […]
With e-commerce becoming the preferred method for small and mid-sized business owners to sell their product, web applications and software are constantly being developed and released to facilitate the growing trend. To compete with Google Wallet, Yahoo E-commerce has acquired the popular app Lexity, and re-branded it as Commerce Central. Now merchants everywhere have another […]
Selling your nutraceutical products online may be the best way to increase sales. Whether you are selling supplements designed to assist weight loss, enhance virility, increase energy, or improve the health and well-being of your customers, Instabill offers merchant services that are suited to your business needs. High Risk Merchant Accounts with Instabill If you […]
Late last month, The Register reported that two women were arrested on money laundering charges for scamming members of internet dating sites. This is just the latest in a trend of online dating scams happening across the globe that have users worried about their money. Online Dating Scams Draw Huge Money The mother and daughter […]
Each year, the holiday season proves to be a busy time for merchants and consumers alike. As shoppers stock up on gifts for loved ones, sales in retail stores across the nation tend to increase. However, this year’s ShopperTrak 2013 holiday season predictions are bleak, showing retail sales will not rise nearly as much as […]
In September, news broke that PayPal froze crowd-contributed funding for several small businesses around the world. Owners of PayPal merchant accounts are now wondering if the merchant services provider will release their funds on time as promised. As a result, PayPal is now revising several company policies, including its stance on crowdfunding. PayPal Merchant Account […]
For over a decade, Instabill has provided quality merchant services to U.S. and international e-commerce businesses around the world. We are happy to announce that we can now offer even lower rates and expert services to Canadian e-commerce merchants. With a Canadian domestic merchant account solution from Instabill, you may have access to many exclusive […]
On Tuesday, October 1st 2013, the federal government executed a partial shutdown as a result of the federal funding debate in Congress. While many people are wondering what the government shutdown means for them, there is speculation on how it will affect the payments industry and e-commerce and retail merchants who do their business in […]
With the second-largest economy in the world, the Chinese e-commerce market is growing rapidly. Experts have said that the e-commerce growth in China has never been higher. It even has the possibility of surpassing the United States e-commerce market by 2015. As the retail presence in China weakens, more merchants and consumers alike are turning […]
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Looking for a merchant account provider for your business can be a challenge. There are many resources and advertisements on the web that try to get your attention by featuring a free merchant account. Although the offer may seem tempting, you should beware of this manipulative selling tactic. These merchant account providers often feature zero […]
Many believe that e-cigarettes offer a safe alternative to smoking conventional tobacco products. However, the Australian government may be imposing a smoking ban on the devices pending further research. Before making a final decision, the government will conduct in-depth studies of e-cigarettes and the industry will continue to thrive. E-Cigarettes Leading the Way to a […]
A group of the nation’s most popular retailers has rejected the $7.2 billion settlement proposed by Visa and MasterCard last summer and now await a court decision to resolve the issue once and for all. The debate over swipe fees has lasted for eight years as retailers such as Walmart and Target accuse Visa and […]
When accepting credit card payments online, it is important to know exactly what is happening with your customers’ payments so you can successfully run your business. With an Instabill merchant account, accessing your payment gateway is easy and reliable. Through the user-friendly merchant panel interface, you will be able to view important aspects of your […]
The recent success of e-cigarettes in the United States and Europe has sparked a new trend in the smoking community. As vaping quickly becomes widely accepted as a smoking alternative, many vapers are making use of e-cigarettes in different ways. While some enjoy the healthier, tar-free e-cigarette to supply their nicotine fix, others use the […]
Do you need to accept credit card payments through a card-not-present merchant account? If so, then you may qualify for Instabill’s free virtual terminal. When you apply for MOTO merchant account and payment gateway services, qualifying merchants will receive access to our virtual terminal at no extra cost. With Instabill, you can make virtual terminal […]
The International Acquiring Forum began in London this Tuesday. The event is bringing together chief executive officers, senior executives, and industry leaders from around the world to discuss the importance of today’s complex payments industry. CFO of China UnionPay and Chairperson of UnionPay Merchant Services RongLi Guo will discuss the Chinese payments market and its […]
In November 1988, the US Congress began requiring adult film industry producers to obtain and record proof of age for every model they shot. In January 2009, the government in the United Kingdom deemed it a criminal offense to possess extreme pornography. Last year, Los Angeles County in California passed a law that required all […]
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The e-cigarette industry has been a hot topic in the news lately. Some consider it poison while others consider it a safer form of smoking. In the United Kingdom, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) determined that e-cigarettes currently on the market do not meet appropriate safety standards. Now the e-cig industry in […]
As e-cigarettes become a popular alternative to traditional cigarettes, worldwide sales of e-cigs are growing rapidly. According to Wikipedia, “The earliest electronic cigarette can be traced to Herbert A. Gilbert, who in 1963 patented a device described as ‘a smokeless non-tobacco cigarette’ that involved ‘replacing burning tobacco and paper with heated, moist, flavored air.’” However, […]
Those who are familiar with Instabill know they can rely on our credit card processing services. They know we offer speedy merchant account approvals and affordable rates. However, what many of you do not know is that we also provide dependable ACH processing services for US checks. Through our domestic acquiring partners, merchants worldwide can […]
When you operate an online smoke shop, you may feel it is nearly impossible to find a merchant services provider willing to work with your company. Instabill makes opening a high risk merchant account easy with expert account managers and a large network of banking partners. In the blog post below, you will learn about […]
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If a customer is viewing your Thank You page, then it means they trust in your website and business so much that they made a purchase. Not only should you take this opportunity to send a complementary confirmation email—thanking your customer again as well as providing helpful transaction information—but you should also provide opportunities to […]
Are you looking for merchant services in the United States? Do you want to start processing credit cards in as little time as possible to avoid lost profit? Instabill provides business owners residing in the United States with fast and efficient US merchant accounts. Though the underwriting process is still thorough, we can deliver you […]
Located along the seacoast of New Hampshire, Instabill provides business owners across America with a wide range of merchant services, including Maine merchant account solutions. Whether you need to process credit cards in-store, online, or on the go, you will find reliable and affordable merchant accounts that fit all of your credit card processing needs. […]
The e-commerce industry in Australia has seen huge growth over the last few years and the need for Australian merchant services is escalating. In fact, the country saw a 200% increase from 2010 to 2012. Consumers spend an average of $142 per year in online shopping in Australia, which is the highest in the world. […]
Are you starting a new online business? Are you wondering why your current business is failing? Perhaps you did not consider all of the steps when establishing your eCommerce site. One of the first steps is become an expert in one specific area before expanding your business to sell other products. Below are six tips […]
For years, the three most popular credit card networks have been preparing for a cashless world. Visa, MasterCard, and American Express consume 60% of the electronic payments in the United States and are continuing to expand their brands worldwide. With cash and checks maintaining 85% of global transactions, the card networks intend to decrease this […]
No two businesses are exactly alike, which means owners need merchant account solutions that are just as unique. Instabill’s Massachusetts merchant services offer a variety of solutions that allow you to customize your merchant account to fit your specific needs. Whether you need a POS terminal, an online payment gateway, or MOTO capabilities, you will […]
When you work in the adult industry, you know how difficult it can be to find an acquiring bank that is willing to work with your e-commerce website—let alone your retail store. If you do find a bank that approves your application, then you may wind up paying outrageous fees. However, adult merchants in the […]
Last week, state officials in New York and federal officials across the United States launched a bitcoin investigation associated with the “threats and risks related to virtual currency.” As stated in a letter from the Senate’s committee on homeland security, traditional financial institutions do not monitor the online transactions conducted by digital currencies like bitcoin. […]
Online dating websites grow more popular as people turn to the Internet to make romantic connections. Maintaining a successful online dating site may take a lot of hard work, but finding the right merchant services should be the easy part. Instabill makes applying for an online dating merchant account quick, simple, and affordable. Online Dating […]
From Bridgeport to Bristol and Hartford to New Haven, the number of business owners seeking a Connecticut merchant account is growing each day. Whether you are opening your first storefront, you want to take your business online, or you operate a small business and need a mobile card reader, you want to work with a […]
An e-commerce store depends on its website’s usability to become successful. With more merchants taking their businesses online, it is more important than ever to have a site design that stands out as well as one that online shoppers will choose your site over your competitors. Below are five tips for having an effective e-commerce […]
Taking effect on July 21, 2010, the goal of the Frank-Dodd Act was “to promote the financial stability of the United States by improving accountability and transparency in the financial system, to end ‘too big to fail’, to protect the American taxpayer by ending bailouts, to protect consumers from abusive financial services practices, and for […]
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Many merchants use mobile credit card processing through portable card readers and increase their monthly profit. With a mobile card reader, your business can accept transactions wherever you may be. This trend is beginning to take flight and ISOandAgent.com states that only 17% of small businesses use mobile credit card processing services. Below are some […]
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Early in June, we blogged about e-commerce tips for starting an online business. Today we will discuss myths that surfaced regarding starting and maintaining eCommerce businesses. Some think that starting an eCommerce business is simple and will take their business globally within seconds. Unfortunately, as most of us know, this simply is not true. Below […]
High volume credit card processing can have several effects on your e-commerce business, including increasing your risk factor. Whether you want to process your online transactions through one merchant account or multiple merchant accounts, Instabill can help you process as many credit cards per month as you need. Below are some tips that can help […]
The eCommerce industry becomes more prevalent on a daily basis. To own a successful business today, you need to accept payments in all forms, whether by cash or electronically. The eCommerce evolution took us from fearing the idea of entering personal information to a world that expects a variety of online shopping options and this […]
As the e-commerce industry continues to spread worldwide, both merchants and consumers must focus on identity theft prevention. Between 2005 and 2010, credit card data theft increased by 50%, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Below are some identity theft prevention tips to keep yourself and your customers safe. 1. Secure E-Commerce Websites Merchants […]
With our office on the seacoast of New Hampshire, Instabill provides various credit card processing services to local business owners. This includes online merchant accounts to virtually all e-commerce industries, a reliable payment gateway for online transactions, and retail merchant accounts coupled with POS terminals, POS software, PIN pads, and much more. Companies in NH […]
Do you own a tech support business? Are you looking for a reliable merchant account that you can setup quickly? Do you process at least $20,000 a month? If you answered yes to these questions, then Instabill can help! We provide qualified merchants with a direct tech support merchant account, which includes access to our […]