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Getting Your Ecommerce Business Started
eCommerce, Events, Shonali Burke
Getting Your Ecommerce Business Started
18 February 2011

If you missed our monthly Twitter chat earlier this week… E-commerce. Since more and more business is being done online, including service transactions, we thought that would be interesting. Read more…

What’s All The Buzz About Square?
eCommerce, Stella Fayman, Women In Business
What's All The Buzz About Square?
19 August 2010

If you haven’t heard all the buzz about Square in the last year or so, a new tool for accepting payments will soon be available for business owners to use. Square lets business owners use their iPhones and iPads as credit card terminals, giving them a little plastic attachment allowing for cards to be swiped. With a slew of cool features such as emailed receipts, photo recognition, and signing on screen (image: Florian Seroussi, Creative Commons), Square is definitely the slick new kid on the payments block. Read more…

Got E-commerce? How To Accept Payments
eCommerce, Stella Fayman, Women In Business
Got E-commerce? How To Accept Payments
12 July 2010

You’ve got your ecommerce website almost ready to go selling software, jewelry, or whatever it is you’re passionate about. There’s just one thing standing in the way between you and the customers out there eagerly awaiting your launch: a way to accept payments. Unfortunately, accepting payments can be an arduous and confusing process but I’ll try to elucidate the topic by breaking it down through a series of articles here on Women Grow Business. Read more…

5 Tips for Not Getting Ripped Off By a Credit Card Processor
eCommerce, Guest Posts, Women In Business
5 Tips for Not Getting Ripped Off By a Credit Card Processor
9 June 2010

If you have your own business, you most likely have gone through the annoying and frustrating process of choosing a credit card processor (also called a merchant account provider) in order to accept credit cards. Since there isn’t a lot of information out there on how to choose a processor, a lot of business owners get ripped off with tricky rates, confusing salespeople, and contracts that are impossible to understand. Make sure to read the fine print from your credit card processing contract. Read more…

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