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5 Fundamental Social Media Marketing Strategies For eCommerce Websites

By John Peterson on Mar 1, 2021 10:45:38 AM

 

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Pay by Text Virtual Terminal for Credit Unions

By Wayne Akey on Feb 4, 2021 8:08:17 AM

Many banks and Credit Unions now offer drive through only service to their customers and members.  This has created a spike in the number of in-bound phone calls for Credit Unions. For many this has resulted in a less than ideal member experience.

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Must-Have SaaS Tools for Your Business

By Agile Payment News on Feb 2, 2021 1:03:41 PM

10 SaaS Tools Every Business Must Use

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Using a Pay by Text Virtual Terminal for Medical Offices

By Wayne Akey on Feb 1, 2021 7:49:56 AM

A Pay by Text Virtual Terminal offers medical offices the ability to communicate with patients in a non face to face environment. 2-Way messaging means your office personnel can text patients and interact using their computer screen ( Virtual Terminal) like their cell phone. 

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SMS Virtual Terminal | Pay by Text Virtual Terminal

By Wayne Akey on Jan 19, 2021 12:19:42 PM

 

SMS stands for Short Messaging Service, and primarily involves texting by phone. SMS Payment Solutions allow businesses to:

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Top 7 Ways Email Marketing Is Changing With AI

By John Peterson on Jan 14, 2021 7:42:01 AM

Since the rise of AI, it has had a massive impact on different industries, and as years progress, it will continue to have more significant influences in more industries. This technology can efficiently scan through a large database and use the data to generate insights from which actions can be taken. AI technology is very result-oriented. 

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10 Actionable Tips to Improve Your SaaS Sales Strategy

By Kevin Urrutia on Dec 14, 2020 10:19:58 AM

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Payment Reconciliation Done Right

By Wayne Akey on Dec 10, 2020 6:39:49 PM

Disrupting the ACH and Credit Card settlement and funding process via a Funding Report

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3 Tips for the Perfect User Onboarding

By Selman Gokce on Dec 3, 2020 3:17:57 PM

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4 Key Considerations for Credit Card Payment Integrations for SaaS With Recurring Payments

By Gene Krause on Jul 1, 2020 2:19:54 PM

Any software application having a requirement to accept payments will most likely need to integrate a credit card payment integration solution. Even applications with a subscription model will likely do so, even though ACH processing lends itself very nicely to models with a recurring payment component. The fact of the matter is that credit cards are the go-to payment modal in the card not present space. If you are part of a team on a SaaS payments project, here are some key areas that you should explore.

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3 Considerations for Your SaaS' Payment Gateway Integration

By Gene Krause on Jul 1, 2020 11:45:07 AM

Having been supplying payment gateway integration solutions for over 20 years now, we certainly hear some common themes when discussing potential integration solutions with prospective clients. As one prospect put it, "I think it's now become part of the developers DNA that Stripe is the defacto integration solution." Who can argue with elegant API's and fairly ease of boarding, right?

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NACHA 2021 ACH Rule Change Mandates Checking Account Validation For Web Based Payments

By Wayne Akey on Jun 29, 2020 8:41:36 AM

What does the new NACHA ruling around WEB ACH transactions really mean and why has it been implemented?

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How Fintech Can Help Small Businesses Manage Money

By Agile Payments News on Jun 3, 2020 1:28:45 PM

If you work in the professional services industry then you likely have heard the buzzword, Fintech over the years. Fintech, or businesses that combine financial services with technology, have become somewhat of a phenomenon in recent years. These companies, often from Silicon Valley, are sleek, modern businesses that approach the finance industry with sophisticated technology to optimize business financing processes such as payments, banking, and more.

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Top 10 Things to Look For In An ACH API

By Wayne Akey on Jun 3, 2020 1:15:37 PM

An ACH API integration enables a business or SaaS platform to automate ACH
payment processing and reconciliation. Any business that accepts recurring payments should leverage the ACH network for 2 compelling reasons:

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Top 3 Things to Look For in an IVR Payments Partner

By Gene Krause on Jun 1, 2020 1:36:44 PM

Ease of IVR menu flow configuration and editing.

Legacy IVR systems can require developer assets to be used from the IVR payments partner when initially configuring a menu and IVR workflow and subsequent edits should the menu flow require a change. In many cases these can be extremely expensive to the using organization. We have heard instances where a using organization was quoted thousands of dollars to change from using a text to speech engine to using their own recorded voice talent. It should have be be as such.

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7 Effective Ways to Make Your Payment Process Easier for Online Customers

By Michael Dehoyos on Jun 1, 2020 7:20:08 AM

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User Experience Tips to Improve the Payment Process for Your Clients

By Leona Henryson on May 26, 2020 12:44:13 PM

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Avoid These 5 Common Saas Billing Mistakes

By Molly Crockett on May 12, 2020 9:36:00 AM

 

SaaS businesses may run into billing errors every once in a while; however, it’s an unnecessary racket if the same mistakes are repeated, and they don’t have a functioning model that would save them from another billing error. To make matters worse, billing errors can cause your customers to lose trust in you as their billing authority, and might flock to your competitor(s).

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How to start your career as a software engineer in a SAAS company

By Artur Meyster on May 5, 2020 12:13:51 PM

How to Start Your Career as a Software Engineer in a SAAS Company

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Why ALL Health Care Organizations Need SMS Payments

By Coleman Akey on Apr 14, 2020 11:51:00 AM

Nobody looks forward to a hospital visit, but collecting payments via SMS can make a patient’s hospital experience better. Paying by text means avoiding the crowded billing office, and  patients leaving the hospital, doctor’s office, etc. as soon as possible (instead of waiting to make a payment). 

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ACH Tokenization

By Gene Krause on Apr 10, 2020 1:12:43 PM

PCI compliance doesn't apply to ACH Payment Processing, but to utilize a processing platform that is PCI DSS Level 1 certified certainly doesn't hurt security measures around your ACH origination method. NACHA doesn't have an established security certification process like the credit card world does, but they do require that processes, controls and procedures are employed to protect sensitive data like bank account information. Tokenization accomplishes that.

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SMS Payments for Charity: A Necessity in 2020

By Coleman Akey on Apr 8, 2020 12:36:59 PM

SMS stands for Short Messaging Service, and centers around cell phone texting. SMS Payment Solutions allow businesses to text customers with payment reminders/confirmation and accept payment via the cell phone.

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Why EVERY Charity Needs to Utilize IVR Payments

By Coleman Akey on Apr 8, 2020 11:51:09 AM

Interactive Voice Recognition (IVR) is computer technology that offers automated secure payment by phone by replacing human interaction within call centers. A phone system offers voice prompts that route calls to an IVR system instead of utilizing live customer service operators. An IVR system can handle huge loads of calls that would otherwise require substantial man hours.

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IVR Payments and Security

By Gene Krause on Apr 7, 2020 1:09:41 PM

Agile Payments has been supplying various types of payments related tools for 20+ years, and one of those tools is Interactive Voice Response which allows companies to collect payments over the phone using automated IVR Payment technology.

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Restaurants: Touchless Payments for Carryout

By Gene Krause on Apr 3, 2020 2:58:37 PM

While we are flat in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, our payments related inquiries have changed a bit. More companies are looking for ways to accept payments and donations and either eliminating or reducing the normal methods in which they typically accept payments.

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