Across the Board

Blog on e-business and online payments.

PayLane's CEO with all kind of skills - programming, marketing, team leading and more. A movie lover and snowboard fan. @KarolZielinski

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We’re going to help you do global business from Europe

We’re thrilled to inform that today we have officially launched our new project called PayLane Evolve!

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6 Things You Won’t Hear from an Online Entrepreneur

When you think about selling on the Internet – it’s not always an obvious matter of do’s and don’ts.

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Let’s Revise! – 21 Online Payment Definitions You Should Know

From the outside it may seem that online payments are easy. You just need to attach your webpage to a paying agent of your choice and swoosh, ready to go. The money just starts flowing.

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Chargeback Levels in Online Business – What Is the Norm?

Why should an Internet merchant bother with lowering the chargeback rate? Why constantly keep the matter on the radar? (Such a nuisance!) After all – it’s just another way for the client to get the money back, right?

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When do you need bank accounts in different currencies to accept payments online?

While selling your products and services online, you may want to scale your business up to other countries. And in most cases other countries means other currencies.

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Why Are You a High Risk Merchant?

We – entrepreneurs – think about ourselves as businessmen. Trustworthy people, who believe in our idea and the business model we have in our heads. Then someone tells us that we are a high risk merchant. Us?! No! Of course not. It has to be some mistake. Unfortunately it’s not.

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Why the same transaction may be successfully processed by one payment provider, but not by a different one?

Yeah, that’s possible. And in fact not so rare. The same card, similar transaction. We are able to pay for one product (on website #1), but we aren’t for another one (on website #2).

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Do you need to be PCI compliant if you’re selling online?

That’s a question we hear a lot. And the answer depends on a few factors.

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How To Know Which Payment Methods You Need?

There is only one way to learn which payment methods you should have in your online tool.

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Should You Offer Annual Billing Plans?

No doubt monthly and annual plans are the most popular billing periods in SaaS businesses. Let’s talk about annual billing plans today. Let’s look at some pros and cons.

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