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How to Win More Loyal Customers with Email and Mailbot

How to Win More Loyal Customers with Email and Mailbot

Tips and Tricks
Email marketing is widely used by the businesses to increase their market reach. This method is considered to be highly efficient and effective as per prospect cost is amongst the lowest of all the methods available. However, the impact of email marketing campaign is dependent on the way it is..
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How to Successfully Switch to an Automated Billing System

How to Successfully Switch to an Automated Billing System

Tips and Tricks
An automated billing system is an extremely important part of a business’s ecosystem. This is an elaborate system which consists of several parts and complicated procedures. In order to run a business in a smooth manner, it is essential to have a robust yet flexible billing system. Paying attention to..
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Top E-commerce Tips to Beat the Coronavirus Pandemic

Top E-commerce Tips to Beat the Coronavirus Pandemic

Covid19 Resources
The coronavirus outbreak, followed by lockdowns and social distancing practices, has made it essential for almost everyone to go online and shop for everyday items. The impact of this ongoing crisis has been profound on the e-commerce landscape. While some e-commerce segments are thriving, some others are facing major hurdles...
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Follow These Tips While Adding A Payment Gateway to Your E-Commerce Site

Follow These Tips While Adding A Payment Gateway to Your E-Commerce Site

Tips and Tricks
Every e-commerce business needs a reliable payment gateway to serve its clients and to boost its revenue. There are various parameters which define the robustness and effectiveness of a payment gateway system. Some of these metrics are speed, accuracy and security. In order to make sure that your business and..
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The Psychology of an Online Shopper

The Psychology of an Online Shopper

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In order to reap the full benefits of your online business venture, it is important to understand the psychology and the motivation behind the process of online shopping. Online shopping behaviorism is a relatively new yet a powerful concept. Understanding the psychology of your online customers is vital for boosting..
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How to Attract Millennial Shoppers to Your Online Store

How to Attract Millennial Shoppers to Your Online Store

Tips and Tricks
Millennial customers have transformed the modern shopping scene in dramatic ways. This is the generation that has witnessed rapid technological development while growing up and is extremely comfortable using the latest digital innovations. So, to ensure that your online business thrives, it is important that you prepare your strategies keeping..
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PayTabs Collaborates with Nazeel.net to facilitate payments in the Hospitality Industry

PayTabs Collaborates with Nazeel.net to facilitate payments in the Hospitality Industry

Partners & Partnerships
PayTabs, a leading payment solutions provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is now collaborating with Riyadh-based Nazeel.net, a cloud-based hotel management software and systems provider, to offer cutting-edge payment services to its clients. The new and promising tie-up is expected to be especially useful for hotels, motels, chalets, resort..
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PayTabs & Zid partner for integrated e-commerce

PayTabs & Zid partner for integrated e-commerce

Partners & Partnerships
Running an e-commerce store requires two main components – great online visibility that will attract more customers and secondly, a secure and robust payment system that will ensure that your customers can pay you easily and you can receive online payments from anywhere safely. Finding the right tools to set..
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Fintech Companies Can Help Small Businesses in Multiple Ways

Fintech Companies Can Help Small Businesses in Multiple Ways

Tips and Tricks
Technology has played a big role in revamping the business sector in recent times, by providing innovative small business solutions. However, it has been especially helpful for small businesses, by aiding them with a wide range of functions. As small-scale businesses generally have access to limited resources, the use of..
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Smart Ways to Protect Your Business Against Chargebacks

Smart Ways to Protect Your Business Against Chargebacks

Tips and Tricks
The current pandemic has forced many businesses to go from offline mode to online mode, as social distancing rules and phased lockdowns are still in place. The transition involves a steep learning curve as there are several new elements which businesses need to take care of when they are operating..
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The Definitive Guide to Influencer Marketing for eCommerce Stores

The Definitive Guide to Influencer Marketing for eCommerce Stores

Tips and Tricks
Influencer marketing is a relatively new concept in Ecommerce. However, it has gained widespread popularity in a short period of time. It has also emerged as one of the most efficient methods of marketing. A number of surveys have pointed out that more and more people are affected by the..
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How to Prepare Your Ecommerce Business for a Post-COVID World

How to Prepare Your Ecommerce Business for a Post-COVID World

Covid19 Resources Tips and Tricks
It does not come as a surprise that the COVID-19 outbreak has dramatically changed the way online businesses carry out their operations. After all, consumer behavior and buying patterns have altered to suit the effects of the pandemic. So, ecommerce businesses have had to adapt themselves quickly in order to accommodate..
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PayTabs Shakes Hands with Invoice Bazaar to Offer Working Capital Solutions

PayTabs Shakes Hands with Invoice Bazaar to Offer Working Capital Solutions

Partners & Partnerships
PayTabs is a leading payment gateway for businesses in Middle East. The processor mainly offers services to small and medium enterprises, helping them grow their business through a simple and secure online payment process. In order to further enhance its services, the company has now collaborated with Invoice Bazaar. This..
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The Impact of Lockdown on Digital Payments

The Impact of Lockdown on Digital Payments

Covid19 Resources Growth
Things in the world of business have changed drastically after the imposition of lockdown on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has especially impacted the way people shop and make payments. Needless to say, there has been a severe impact on digital payments as well. On one hand, digital payments,..
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Tips to Prevent Ecommerce Fraud during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tips to Prevent Ecommerce Fraud during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Covid19 Resources Tips and Tricks
COVID-19 has not only changed the way we define a normal life, but also impacted the ecommerce industry massively. Online businesses have had to change many of their usual practices to survive during these challenging times. Moreover, even the customers had to change the way they shop and the way..
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Top 3 Payment-Related Reasons for Abandoned Carts

Top 3 Payment-Related Reasons for Abandoned Carts

Tips and Tricks
One of the biggest challenges faced by e-commerce businesses is the issue of abandoned carts. Potential customers who take time to browse through your offerings, add them to their carts and then simply leave their shopping when it comes to the final stage. In order to ensure that your business..
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Your Helpful PCI-DSS Audit Checklist

Your Helpful PCI-DSS Audit Checklist

Tips and Tricks
In 2019, global retail sales grew by 3.4% from the previous year to hit $21 trillion. Global eCommerce accounted for 16.4% of total retail sales at $3.46 billion. Ecommerce sales continue to grow, thanks to globalization and the internet.  This growth also comes with a few challenges, among which is..
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COVID-19: Top Tips for Ecommerce Shopping and Feeds

COVID-19: Top Tips for Ecommerce Shopping and Feeds

Covid19 Resources Tips and Tricks
The onslaught of COVID 19 has changed the shopping landscape dramatically. Its impact on e-commerce and online shopping has also been intense. However, it is important that businesses understand the overall effect and devise appropriate strategies to deal with the situation. To make sure that your business is in a..
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PayTabs Collaborates with Zbooni to facilitate micro payments

PayTabs Collaborates with Zbooni to facilitate micro payments

Partners & Partnerships
PayTabs is enhancing its portfolio of solutions to provide more relevant and sustainable services to clients during these exceptional times. The company’s collaboration with Zbooni will now allow PayTabs to offer micro payment solutions to small businesses units that traditionally operate without online presence. Through this tie up, PayTabs seeks..
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Helpful Tips to Manage a Remote Team

Helpful Tips to Manage a Remote Team

Tips and Tricks
Telecommuting has been gaining ground for quite some time and has become especially relevant during the present crisis. It has been estimated that nearly 50 percent of professionals are involved in telecommuting at one point of time or another. The concept of telecommuting is not only appealing to employees but..
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5 Ways Businesses Can Help Their Communities during COVID-19 Pandemic

5 Ways Businesses Can Help Their Communities during COVID-19 Pandemic

Covid19 Resources Tips and Tricks
It doesn’t come as a surprise that the COVID 19 pandemic has led to widespread panic and despair all over the world. After all, no one was prepared for a crisis of this magnitude. Currently, people are restricted in terms of movements and their access to the outside world, which..
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PayTabs collaborates with MBME Pay to launches Govera –  an all in one bill payment App

PayTabs collaborates with MBME Pay to launches Govera – an all in one bill payment App

Partners & Partnerships
In a bid to offer customers best in class solutions, PayTabs has collaborated with MBME PAY to launch a new bill payment application branded ‘Govera’. MBME Pay is a leading government and payment service platform in UAE. The state-of-the-art app will allow users to pay their utility bills as well..
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PayTabs Ties up With Expand Cart

PayTabs Ties up With Expand Cart

Partners & Partnerships
Don’t have an e-store and still want to sell online? Not a problem! Via PayTabs' partnership with Expand Cart, clients will now be able to create the right web store and start selling online. The service is aimed at providing one stop solution to merchants who do not have online..
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PAYTABS COVID-19 BUSINESS CONTINUITY MESSAGE

PAYTABS COVID-19 BUSINESS CONTINUITY MESSAGE

Covid19 Resources
Hello from PayTabs, I trust you, your family and loved ones are safe and sound and observing the safety recommendations during the exceptional circumstances brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the situation continues to unfold around the world, I wanted to reach out and personally update you on how..
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Affiliate Marketing: How it Transforms Your Ecommerce Business

Affiliate Marketing: How it Transforms Your Ecommerce Business

Tips and Tricks
Affiliate marketing has proven its worth in promoting businesses. This concept is now being applied to online endeavors as well. Affiliate marketing involves using the brute force of individuals or companies to sell the products endorsed by them. Influencers may use various media such as videos, mobiles, social media and blog for promoting the..
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How to Simplify Invoicing and Billing

How to Simplify Invoicing and Billing

Tips and Tricks
Invoicing is an important function in an organization as an efficient system ensures that the bills are collected promptly, leading to better liquidity in the market. Simplified invoicing system also ensures that your clients are assured that they are billed correctly. Integrated payment technologies may be used for this purpose of simplifying the process...
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 5 Common Payment Processing Challenges Small Businesses Face

 5 Common Payment Processing Challenges Small Businesses Face

Startup
Small businesses face many unique challenges such as problems related to payment processing. This issue can manifest itself in a variety of ways and thus requires careful intervention. It is crucial that a small business takes proper care of its payment processing system to ensure that there is timely and accurate..
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How Startups Can Accept Online Payments Globally

How Startups Can Accept Online Payments Globally

Growth
Online businesses are fast becoming the norm and the ability to accept global online payments is one of the prerequisites for this type of business. There are multiple channels available for facilitating the online payment process. Before settling upon a particular channel, it is imperative that the business makes proper assessment of all the available..
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The Ultimate Guide to Customer Reviews and Testimonials

The Ultimate Guide to Customer Reviews and Testimonials

Tips and Tricks
customer reviews As the Internet emerged, customer reviews and testimonials have appeared as an indirect method of  promoting goods and services. The usefulness of customer reviews has increased with the rise  in e-commerce and online shopping. Shopping websites invariably carry a large number of testimonials and customer reviews for most..
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Digital Payments: Safer during Emergency and Crisis

Digital Payments: Safer during Emergency and Crisis

Growth
Online shopping and digital payments have become an integral part of modern lifestyle. These payments offer a wide range of options and make life easier for customers. However, this modern invention gains even more relevance in the times of emergencies and catastrophe. Whether it is a natural disaster in the..
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What Does a Payment Gateway Do with Your Data?

What Does a Payment Gateway Do with Your Data?

Tips and Tricks
A payment gateway is an essential element of online payment ecosystem. It allows businesses and consumers to carry out online payment transactions. While online merchants are not expected to have expert knowledge of payment gateway systems, it is still helpful to know about their mechanism so as to provide the..
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5 Ecommerce Trends That You Need to Know in 2020

5 Ecommerce Trends That You Need to Know in 2020

Growth
Ecommerce has come a long way since its beginning in the late last century. In the present era, most of the offline businesses have their online iterations live. With new technologies coming up and more and more people adopting the latest trends, eCommerce is not only here to stay but..
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Top Ways to Deal With Unpleasant Customers

Top Ways to Deal With Unpleasant Customers

Tips and Tricks
During your daily operations, you are bound to come across angry and upset customers. Many times, such anger is justified while other times the real reason behind their irritation is not related to your business. However, in both cases, you need to find ways to calm such clients and win..
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A Beginner’s Guide to Facebook Dynamic Ads for eCommerce

A Beginner’s Guide to Facebook Dynamic Ads for eCommerce

Tips and Tricks
Online advertising is a highly vibrant concept and is constantly undergoing drastic changes. It is highly challenging to draw customers’ attention and then to keep them engaged. Facebook dynamic ads are one of the most powerful marketing tools available today. Despite their unique features, these ads are not difficult to..
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7 Online Payment Definitions You Should Know

7 Online Payment Definitions You Should Know

Tips and Tricks
Online payment systems are a complex mechanism with very specific and specialized terminology. In order to fully understand the operations and working of online payment systems, it is important to be conversant with various terms associated with these systems. Here are some of the most important and widely used terms..
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What are the benefits of working with a payment processor?

What are the benefits of working with a payment processor?

Tips and Tricks
Reliable and foolproof payment processing is of utmost importance for any online business. While an online business can choose to have its own payment processing system installed, it is generally advisable to collaborate with a specialized payment processing service providers. Such collaboration brings several benefits such as dedicated services and..
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7 Ecommerce Tips for New Entrepreneurs

7 Ecommerce Tips for New Entrepreneurs

Tips and Tricks
E-commerce occupies a primary position in today’s economy. Every new business is now required to have online presence to ensure its overall growth and survival. E-commerce landscape is highly dynamic and is continuously evolving. In order to make your business more efficient and productive, here are some tips for a..
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Payment security lingo: What’s point-to-point Encryption

Payment security lingo: What’s point-to-point Encryption

Tips and Tricks
One of the biggest threats to online security comes from data breaches. Such breaches have now become mainstream and it is now very important for the companies to save their data from such infringement. There are several new technologies and tools available for securing the data belonging to the business..
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PayTabs Collaborates with UrbanPiper for seamless online restaurant operations

PayTabs Collaborates with UrbanPiper for seamless online restaurant operations

Partners & Partnerships
PayTabs is a leading payment processing company in the Gulf region. The service provider constantly endeavors to fortify its service suite to provide best in class solutions to its clients. Its collaboration with Bangalore-based UrbanPiper is another step in this direction. The Tie-up The tie-up between PayTabs and UrbanPiper aims..
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Powering payments and optimizing delivery solutions for better eCommerce

Powering payments and optimizing delivery solutions for better eCommerce

Partners & Partnerships
PayTabs and Jungleworks collaborate to integrate payment solutions and delivery management services to provide online businesses with a seamless checkout experience The Tie Up As part of the strategic collaboration, businesses will be able to integrate the Tookan app with PayTabs to make mobile and online payments effectively and efficiently..
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11 Easy Marketing Tips to Promote Your Small Business

11 Easy Marketing Tips to Promote Your Small Business

Tips and Tricks
Small businesses have shown remarkable growth in their popularity. This has become possible due to changing customer preferences and technological advancements. However, small businesses generally suffer from lack of resources including funds to spend on business promotion and marketing. Here are some of the tips which may help you in..
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PayTabs and LimeTray join hands to offer Restaurant Management and Integration Services

PayTabs and LimeTray join hands to offer Restaurant Management and Integration Services

Partners & Partnerships
PayTabs is a leading B2B payment processing company in the Gulf region. The service provider constantly works towards enhancing its product portfolio. Its latest collaboration with LimeTray aims to provide better and more diverse services to clients. PayTabs clients can now look forward to making their restaurant business more efficient..
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How to Build your Online Store

How to Build your Online Store

Tips and Tricks
Opening an online store is now easier than ever. With new technologies and user friendly interfaces, the process of designing an e-commerce business has become simpler, faster and more efficient. However, it is highly important to plan properly to ensure that your online business and website meets your requirements. Also,..
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The Best 5 TED Talks Every E-Commerce Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

The Best 5 TED Talks Every E-Commerce Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

Growth
TED Talks are full of insights and are especially useful for entrepreneurs. These talks tend to be informative and inspirational. TED Talks speakers tend to be experts in their areas and can help entrepreneurs in understanding various nuances of the trade. However, there are a large number of TED Talks..
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5 Reasons to Avoid Cheap or Free Cloud Hosting

5 Reasons to Avoid Cheap or Free Cloud Hosting

Tips and Tricks
There is a plethora of choices available when it comes to choosing your web host. Cloud based hosting has become the norm now and there are several options to choose from. However, it is important that you undertake serious analysis before deciding to go with a particular course of action...
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Why Do Online Payments Fail?

Why Do Online Payments Fail?

Growth
Making online payments is a complex process. Transactions can fail to materialize many times and there may be several reasons behind them. In order to fully understand the reason behind such failures, it is imperative to look at the various components of the payment processing chain. Any one glitch at..
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How To Get Increased Brand Loyalty Through M-commerce

How To Get Increased Brand Loyalty Through M-commerce

Tips and Tricks
Brand loyalty is vital for the long term survival of a business. The term refers to the tendency of customers to keep dealing with a particular business over others. Brand loyalty ensures a long lasting and trusting relationship between a business and its customers. This concept makes sure that by..
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6 Tips to Improve Your Business’ Cash Flow

6 Tips to Improve Your Business’ Cash Flow

Tips and Tricks
Effective management of cash flow is crucial for any business. While you may have good turnover and profit, but you may lack liquidity if you do not manage your cash flow in an efficient manner. Cash flow management essentially entails keeping proper record of money coming in and going out...
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How to Improve Customer Retention and What Are the Benefits

How to Improve Customer Retention and What Are the Benefits

Growth
Customer retention is highly important for any business as relying solely on new clientele for growth may prove to be a myopic approach. There are several approaches which may be undertaken to ensure that the firm is able to generate repeat business from its set client base. The main benefit..
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Merchant Account Vs. Payment Gateway: What’s The Difference?

Merchant Account Vs. Payment Gateway: What’s The Difference?

Growth
When you start an online business, it is important that you are aware of different options available to you for payment processing. As online business implies that you do not meet your clients personally and the entire transaction is done online, it is imperative that the safety of both the..
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What is the PCI Data Security Standard and why should I care?

What is the PCI Data Security Standard and why should I care?

Growth
PCI Data Security Standard or PCI DSS are the standards governing credit card industry. The task of administration of these standards is entrusted to the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council. The main aim of these standards is to create a safe environment for credit card transactions and minimize the..
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Time for Holiday Retail Marketing Strategies

Time for Holiday Retail Marketing Strategies

Tips and Tricks
The busiest time of the year is back for businesses. Holiday season is expected to retain its past momentum and will likely record bumper sales level again. But, are you and your business prepared to use their opportunity in the best possible manner. While it is advisable to hash out..
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Good Cyber security Habits by Which to Live

Good Cyber security Habits by Which to Live

Tips and Tricks
Cyber security is an extremely important concept in today’s interconnected world. The significance of this phenomenon has been recognized through the fact that organizations now carry out formal educational seminars to make its employees aware of dangers in the cyber world and the ways to tackle them. There are certain..
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Subscription Economy: Business Impact of Rapidly Changing Consumer Needs

Subscription Economy: Business Impact of Rapidly Changing Consumer Needs

Growth
Technology has changed the way businesses are conducted. This is primarily due to change in consumer needs and perceptions. Technology has brought newer avenues to the customers and has offered them more choices. One of the most disruptive innovations facilitated by technology is the proliferation of subscription economy. This mode..
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5 Ways Startups Can Drive Massive Organic Growth

5 Ways Startups Can Drive Massive Organic Growth

Tips and Tricks
Achieving organic growth is one of the most important targets for any startup organization. This target can prove to be a tricky one as startup organizations may have to compete with bigger players in the industry, without similar resources.  However, this should not be a cause of despair as there..
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Join PayTabs at Rise Up Summit 2019 in Cairo, Egypt

Join PayTabs at Rise Up Summit 2019 in Cairo, Egypt

Events
Rise Up Summit 2019, the MENA region’s biggest entrepreneurial event of the year, will be held at the American University of Cairo this December. In its seventh run this year, the three-day event will kick off on 5th of December and conclude on 7th December. The Summit aims to provide..
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Achieving 2019 Holiday Success

Achieving 2019 Holiday Success

Tips and Tricks
Shipping, Packaging, and Fulfillment Guidelines for E-commerce Brands Holiday season is an important time segment for any business and e-commerce businesses are no exception. While holiday season means high demand for products and services, it also means shorter turnaround time, pressure on logistics facilities and time crunch. In order to..
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The Saudi Fintech Tour

The Saudi Fintech Tour

Events
Fintech is the short form of Financial Technology and is used to describe the use of technology for the purpose of facilitating financial transactions. However, it is not a new phenomenon as technology has been used by financial services for a long time. However, with the advent of internet and..
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The Secrets to Effective Business Networking

The Secrets to Effective Business Networking

Tips and Tricks
In today’s super-connected world, networking is of utmost importance for promoting your business. The process of networking basically involves interacting with a varied group of people in order to form mutually beneficial relationships. While the art of networking does not come natural to many people, it can be easily learned..
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Understanding the Risks – The explosion of cyber-fraud and why you need to protect your business

Understanding the Risks – The explosion of cyber-fraud and why you need to protect your business

Tips and Tricks
As more and more businesses are going online, the incidents of cyber-fraud are also increasing manifold. As cyber attack can have catastrophic impact on a business, it is important to ensure that your online venture is adequately protected against such frauds. Such attacks can be especially devastating for small and..
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RAK International SME FAIR

RAK International SME FAIR

Events
To provide an opportunity for small and medium-sized enterprises to showcase their products and network, RAK SME together with RAK chamber and RAK expo have organized an international fair. It is scheduled to be held from 14 to 16th November 2019 at the Ras Al Khaimah exhibition centre in UAE..
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The Complete Guide for Managing Customer Support Escalations

The Complete Guide for Managing Customer Support Escalations

Tips and Tricks
Offering the highest level of customer satisfaction is one of the main motives of any business. However, despite the best efforts, businesses are likely to face customer service-related issues. In order to manage these problems, it is important that customer support escalation procedures are put in place and are adhered..
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How can Brands Benefit from Using Subscription Services

How can Brands Benefit from Using Subscription Services

Growth
The subscription-based revenue model is fast emerging as one of the most sought-after option for businesses. While the model has been around for quite some time, its popularity has sky rocketed in recent times, owing to advancements in technology and changing consumer preferences. The subscription model has proved to be..
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Holiday SEO Tips: Make It Big on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Holiday SEO Tips: Make It Big on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Tips and Tricks
Holiday season is here and it is the time to boost your revenue stream to end the year with a big bang. The season is full of different festive occasions to let you market your products in an innovative manner. Whether it is the Black Friday or Cyber Monday, you..
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5 Marketing Mistakes That Can Impact Your Cash Flow

5 Marketing Mistakes That Can Impact Your Cash Flow

Tips and Tricks
For any business, cash is the lifeline and therefore, it is important to ensure that the business is fed with a consistent supply of funds and the chances of liquidity crunch are minimized. Cash flow management is essential for the long term survival of a business, as lack of fund..
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PayTabs and Payoneer join hands to fortify payments

PayTabs and Payoneer join hands to fortify payments

Partners & Partnerships
A strategic partnership between PayTabs, the award winning, B2B payment service provider and Payoneer, the leading omni-platform for digital growth, aims to let extend to thousands of global merchants and small businesses in India with additional benefits in international payment transactions. International Payments: Cross-border payments have become mainstream with the..
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What Does the PayTabs Payment Platform Mean for Your Business?

What Does the PayTabs Payment Platform Mean for Your Business?

Growth
Online payment gateways are vital for the smooth functioning of e-commerce companies. Without this service, e-businesses would not be able to able to accept and process payments from their clients, thus jeopardizing the growth of their operations. It is highly crucial that internet businesses pick their payment gateway providers with..
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Top Tips to keep your Customers Engaged

Top Tips to keep your Customers Engaged

Tips and Tricks
Customer engagement is a critical function for any enterprise and is required for taking the business to a new level. It defines the relationship between your clients and your company. With increasing consumer awareness, the businesses are now required to be more proactive in engaging their customers. A successful business..
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Top Tips to Increase your Online Sales

Top Tips to Increase your Online Sales

Tips and Tricks
Achieving strong top line by growing online sales is one of the biggest targets for any business. Whether you are running a small shop or a complex high profile enterprise, the optimal utilization of online channels may help you immensely in achieving this target. Here are some of the pointers..
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What is Important for Startups – Products or Sales?

What is Important for Startups – Products or Sales?

Growth
Whether a business should focus on perfecting its products or on boosting sales is the eternal question faced by entrepreneurs. The dilemma has given rise to the concept of Minimum Viable Product or MVP where instead of trying to wait until the product is in faultless stage, the business decides..
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5 Online Mobile Shopping Best Practices to Improve Customer Experience

5 Online Mobile Shopping Best Practices to Improve Customer Experience

Tips and Tricks
Mobile internet has disrupted e-commerce segment as more and more people are now shopping on their phones and tablets. This change has brought about several new opportunities as well as challenges. In order to ensure that your clients get the best services whether they access your website on a desktop..
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How to Increase Alternative Checkout Options

How to Increase Alternative Checkout Options

Growth
For an e-commerce company, offering attractive checkout options to the customers is one of the most challenging tasks. Providing alternative checkout options may help a business in achieving a higher checkout process conversion rate, which is one of the most important metrics for gauging its efficiency. Another advantage associated with..
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Success Tips for Millennial Entrepreneurs

Success Tips for Millennial Entrepreneurs

Tips and Tricks
Entrepreneurship has always been a challenging task but millennial entrepreneurs face some unique challenges. However, they also have access to better resources, allowing them to make the best of the circumstances presented to them. Here are the top tips which can help millennial entrepreneurs in avoiding potholes on the road..
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Build a High Converting Landing Page

Build a High Converting Landing Page

Tips and Tricks
A landing page is your first introduction to the client and as the saying goes, first impression is the last impression.  In order to ensure that not only the customer is persuaded to browse the website but also to purchase online goods and services offered through the website. Your eCommerce..
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Marketing on a Shoestring Budget: Top Tips for SMBs

Marketing on a Shoestring Budget: Top Tips for SMBs

Tips and Tricks
Marketing is vital for any business but is expensive at the same time. The costs associated with marketing campaigns can be especially prohibitive for small and medium scale businesses. However, with some innovation and creativity, you can market your business with minimal resources. Here are some of the top tips..
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Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

Growth
Thanks to the fact that the fintech industry is still in its early phase of development in the Middle East, it seems to be a given that the companies that make up the industry are those of modest beginnings and spectacular growth thereafter. Yet, investing in this sector of the..
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Let PayPage Simplify your Business

Let PayPage Simplify your Business

Growth
Let PayPage Simplify your Business Invoicing is an important yet often neglected function of any business. It may not be as glamorous as marketing, but efficient invoicing not only helps in retaining your clients but may also provide valuable data for analytical purposes. A clear yet concise invoice provides transparency..
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7 Habits of Successful Small Business Owners

7 Habits of Successful Small Business Owners

Tips and Tricks
Owning a business is a dream come true for a large number of people, but it is an onerous task. As a small business owner, you are not only required to manage various facets of your business but also to ensure that these tasks are accomplished with optimal efficiency. Here..
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Accepting American Express Cards can help power your businesses

Accepting American Express Cards can help power your businesses

Partners & Partnerships
Accepting American Express Cards can help power your businesses In today’s digital world, it is important for merchants to offer multiple card payment options to their clients. American Express can take merchants in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia the extra mile with many of their unique service offerings. Benefits of..
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Multichannel Selling: The Right Move Forward or Too Many Things at the Same Time?(Part 3)

Multichannel Selling: The Right Move Forward or Too Many Things at the Same Time?(Part 3)

Growth
How you interact with the customers during and after a sale are also tightly controlled. Even outside these marketplaces, sales is expanding into the realm of customer service. As some studies note, as many as 88% of online shoppers say they are less likely to buy from you if you’re..
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Multichannel Selling: The Right Move Forward or Too Many Things at the Same Time?(Part 2)

Multichannel Selling: The Right Move Forward or Too Many Things at the Same Time?(Part 2)

Growth
The Trifecta of Trouble and Growth The tumultuous nature of multichannel marketing is going to keep you on your toes to accomplish your core business functions. In e-commerce, that’s marketing to help people find you, actually capturing the sale, and then getting the product to customers on-time and in a..
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Multichannel Selling: The Right Move Forward or Too Many Things at the Same Time?(Part 1)

Multichannel Selling: The Right Move Forward or Too Many Things at the Same Time?(Part 1)

Growth
The more places your company and products exist online, the easier it is for someone to find you and buy from you. That sounds amazing, but it camouflages the sheer amount of work it takes to keep your channels running and profitable. There’s a whole lot to discover for e-commerce..
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Top Tips to Burst Payment Myths

Top Tips to Burst Payment Myths

Tips and Tricks
Online payments are the mainstay of e-commerce. Without an efficient online payment system, the growth of any e-commerce business would be greatly compromised. While designing an online payment system for a business, it is important to not only offer a wide range of platforms, but also to ensure that such..
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The Rise of the Subscription Business Model

The Rise of the Subscription Business Model

Tips and Tricks
Subscription business model is one of the most promising emerging models and involves charging the customers a recurring price at regular intervals. This model eliminates the need to make a large upfront payment for buying a product or service. While earlier this model was popular with print media and other..
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Localize Your E-commerce Business to Grow Faster

Localize Your E-commerce Business to Grow Faster

Growth
E-commerce businesses come with the benefit of global reach; however, there is also the need to give a local touch to your enterprise so that customers from different countries to warm up to you. Localization is essential for ensuring that you are able to customize your offerings for different markets..
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All about STC Pay

All about STC Pay

Partners & Partnerships
Currently, the e-commerce landscape is exhibiting a lot of dynamism, with businesses of all sizes going online to reach out to countless potential customers locally and globally. However, the success of any e-commerce venture is intimately linked to a couple of key factors, and an online payment management system is..
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Five Tips to Secure Your Online Transactions

Five Tips to Secure Your Online Transactions

Tips and Tricks
Digitalization in businesses has transformed the way consumers shop. With digital transactions taking over paper money, cyber-attacks are on the rise owing to the sloppy online shopping habits of buyers. As a result, the need to protect your personal information becomes critical and inevitable. Although, online transactions come with a..
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How to generate funds to grow your business

How to generate funds to grow your business

Growth
Are you an entrepreneur with a great business development model? If you are, you need to get started with generating adequate funds that will facilitate the growth of your business. Sufficient funds are essential for the expansion and growth of your company. Money is required to ensure smooth production, marketing,..
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Create a Loyalty Program in 5 Easy Steps

Create a Loyalty Program in 5 Easy Steps

Tips and Tricks
Whether you have set up a new business or are looking to expand your existing one, creating a loyalty program can help you achieve your target.  A good loyalty program can help you in creating a sustainable customer base. As it is far more expensive to gain a new customer..
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Launch Your First eCommerce Website : Shipping and Customer Service  (Part 4)

Launch Your First eCommerce Website : Shipping and Customer Service (Part 4)

Tips and Tricks
Focus on Shipping and Customer Service This is the closing part of the transaction where the goods are delivered to the end customer. As the adage goes, All’s well that ends well, it is prudent to ensure a good customer experience on the shipping and service front so as to..
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Launch Your First eCommerce Website : Choosing the right payment partner (Part 3)

Launch Your First eCommerce Website : Choosing the right payment partner (Part 3)

Tips and Tricks
In continuation with our series on the steps to launch your first e-commerce website, we shall discuss the finer aspects of deciding upon the best payments partner for your e-commerce business. Setting up a payments gateway for your e-commerce website can mean entering uncharted territory for many. However, there’s no..
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Launch Your First eCommerce Website : Setting up a website and e-commerce platform (Part 2)

Launch Your First eCommerce Website : Setting up a website and e-commerce platform (Part 2)

Tips and Tricks
The next process involves setting up the online e-commerce portal. Developing an e-commerce website from scratch involves the following steps: obtaining a domain name, roping in a web hosting provider, integrating a payment gateway, a platform to build the online store with product listing, initial capital to fund the manufacture..
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Launch Your First eCommerce Website : Choosing an Industry, Product and process (Part 1)

Launch Your First eCommerce Website : Choosing an Industry, Product and process (Part 1)

Tips and Tricks
With higher Internet penetration levels, jumping into the online e-commerce bandwagon is fast becoming crucial for business survival. A recent estimate by eMarketer puts the online sales opportunity at over $27 trillion in 2020. Thus, any prudent sellers cannot afford to miss out on digital selling and opt only for..
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Top Five Online Payment Trends to Look Out For in 2019

Top Five Online Payment Trends to Look Out For in 2019

Tips and Tricks
As e-commerce continues to grow, the robustness and security of online payment systems becomes an important concern. More and more people are now buying products and services online, exposing their highly sensitive data. In order to provide a secure and efficient experience to online buyers, it is important to look..
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How Subscription Payments Work

How Subscription Payments Work

Tips and Tricks
Subscription payments are a great option in case of regular purchases from a merchant site. The customer saves on time as there is no need to browse for the same product again. Besides, the customer would have access to price discounts and other offers by the e-commerce website.The merchant is..
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How technology is changing our shopping experience

How technology is changing our shopping experience

Tips and Tricks
With growing customer expectation, e-commerce retailers are being forced to constantly innovate and raise the bar. Further, with shopping enabled through the digital platform, without the boundaries of time and place, merchants need to ensure that the customer engagement channels are continuously open. We shall now study how technology is..
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How to provide a local flavor to your global ecommerce business

How to provide a local flavor to your global ecommerce business

Growth
Think global, act local is the new success mantra for e-commerce players operating internationally. Localization of one’s global e-commerce business is the best strategy to transcend cultural boundaries and win customers’ trust (and wallet share!). Although e-commerce has wiped away the boundaries of time and place, cultural differences play an..
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How to Monetize Your Talent

How to Monetize Your Talent

Events
Whether you are a genius in the kitchen, or you can weave magic with your knitting pins, there are always ways to turn your talents into viable business opportunities. Though this is not always easy to do, it becomes all the more challenging if your talent is still hidden and..
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Online marketplace vs e-commerce webpage – which one you should turn to?

Online marketplace vs e-commerce webpage – which one you should turn to?

Tips and Tricks
With an increasing pressure to maintain a good digital presence, sellers are often faced with a dilemma. Whether to invest in one’s own e-commerce website or list products and services on an online marketplace for a fee? Though both are entirely based online, one must be well aware of the..
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Boost sales conversion with the right payment integration strategy

Boost sales conversion with the right payment integration strategy

Tips and Tricks
While window shoppers are welcome to browse the e-commerce website, merchants are mainly concerned with serious buyers who proceed to the payment gateway after adding the products to the cart. We shall look at the various approaches of how to integrate a payment gateway and the best option to increase..
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PayTabs collaborates with DHL for the Benefits of its Partner Merchants

PayTabs collaborates with DHL for the Benefits of its Partner Merchants

Partners & Partnerships
Shipping costs are rising year after year and because of this, many merchants are finding it difficult to afford it. To make matters worse, goods often don’t reach their destinations on time. While many are affected by this, the merchants especially are feeling the heat. When the economy is booming,..
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How Offering Alternate Payment Methods Provides a Competitive Edge

How Offering Alternate Payment Methods Provides a Competitive Edge

Growth
With e-commerce gradually taking centre stage, online shopping is emerging to be a highly competitive space. Every merchant is keen to include differentiating factors based on customer convenience and choice to stand out from competition. One such feature is offering alternate payment methods to the customer. We shall look at..
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PayTabs Wins Prestigious FiNext Top Companies in Payments Award

PayTabs Wins Prestigious FiNext Top Companies in Payments Award

Events
Ever since it started operations in 2014, PayTabs has been single-mindedly focused on one thing – use robust technology to help small and medium businesses make simple and secure online transactions. The company has worked towards building innovative solutions to make the world go cashless and embrace new possibilities of..
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#Payshout – Join the PayTabs Merchant Shoutout Program this Ramadan

#Payshout – Join the PayTabs Merchant Shoutout Program this Ramadan

Special Offers
The popularity of Payshout, a promotion campaign launched by PayTabs to help businesses find more ground online and explore more business avenues, continuous to grow. With the season of Ramadan in full swing, most e-commerce businesses feel it’s a great time to reach out to the right audience through our..
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PayTabs embraces a data-driven strategy with KPI dashboards

PayTabs embraces a data-driven strategy with KPI dashboards

Growth
PayTabs is a Saudi-based company that facilitates processing of online payments securely and efficiently, founded by Saudi entrepreneur Abdulaziz Al Jouf. PayTabs caters to small, medium, and large enterprises via different business models. PayTabs offers their clients services allowing them to seamlessly ‘plug and play’ various features onto their websites. They..
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How does the PayTabs partner dashboard work?

How does the PayTabs partner dashboard work?

Partners & Partnerships
Have you signed up for PayTabs Partner Program to unleash a stream of referral income? If you haven’t then you are missing out on a rare opportunity to earn hefty commissions, going up to $8,000 per month! Whether you are into website development or a freelancer or just a promoter..
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5 Common Mistakes in Online Payment Systems That Can Kill Your Conversion

5 Common Mistakes in Online Payment Systems That Can Kill Your Conversion

Tips and Tricks
Many online merchants lose significant revenues because of online payment mistakes. It is high time that these e-commerce mistakes are rectified, or else e-stores will keep facing repeated incidents of abandoned carts and incomplete purchases by customers. Some of the oft-ignored e-commerce mistakes committed by online merchants are: Redirection can..
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Increase your revenue from existing customers

Increase your revenue from existing customers

Growth
Strategies to boost sales from existing customers Merchants are often faced with the problem of stagnant or worse, diminishing revenues from existing customers. Constantly reinventing and innovating one’s service offerings, cross selling and reducing the customers’ pain points are key strategies to enhance revenue realisation from existing clients. We shall..
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How to retrieve your money from a not-so friendly fraud

How to retrieve your money from a not-so friendly fraud

Tips and Tricks
A friendly fraud is probably a misnomer. In reality, it can be a harrowing experience for the merchant, who completed the transaction. Friendly fraud occurs when a cardholder files a chargeback instead of requesting a refund from the merchant for a legitimate purchase. It can be filed by mistake by..
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Women entrepreneurs making big strides in UAE

Women entrepreneurs making big strides in UAE

Events
UAE presents a big business opportunity for women looking to launch their business. Women comprise a dominant 70% of the graduates that pass out of universities and 44% share of the workforce. Further, the gender gap in early stage entrepreneurship is already narrowing, with 7.6% women founders as against 11.8%..
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How Technology Has Made The Online Shopping Experience More Enjoyable?

How Technology Has Made The Online Shopping Experience More Enjoyable?

Tips and Tricks
If shopping without walking a few miles has become possible, it is because of technology. Over the last few years, the e-commerce industry has reached a whole new level and it is growing consistently. Undoubtedly, if the technology had not advanced, the easy online shopping experience you see nowadays wouldn’t..
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4 Secret Ingredients of a Successful Online Business

4 Secret Ingredients of a Successful Online Business

Startup
An online business today definitely has a clear edge over the pure brick and mortar models of yesterday. These benefits are evident by its wider customer reach, savings in overhead costs, 24*7 customer availability and efficient inventory management. Now there are certain measures that can help an online business become..
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How to setup your e-commerce store using Payshop

How to setup your e-commerce store using Payshop

Startup
We are all aware that e-stores are more than just an add-on in today’s world. They are now a necessity. E-stores are fast becoming the preferred choice for buyers to make purchases. With their online presence, e-stores are easily searchable through most search engines, thus enabling the retailer to reach..
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How does the PayTabs partner dashboard work?

What is the PayTabs partner program, and how does it work?

Partners & Partnerships
Collaboration is the key to success – PayTabs truly believes in this concept. We cannot succeed in life if we walk alone. In your personal life, you need friends and family. And in professional life, you need the support of like-minded individuals to succeed. When you collaborate, you enter into..
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What Is Online Payment Fraud and How PayTabs Deals With It?

What Is Online Payment Fraud and How PayTabs Deals With It?

Tips and Tricks
Every now and then people become victim of payment fraud in various ways. You must have heard news of someone transacting with someone’s money without their permission. Well, that is the perfect definition of payment fraud. In short – illegal transaction of money is defined as payment fraud. You can..
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PayTabs’ special pricing offer for start-ups in UAE

PayTabs’ special pricing offer for start-ups in UAE

Special Offers
PayTabs is offering an exclusive pricing model for their payment gateway services to start-ups applying through MAGNiTT (UAE ONLY) PayTabs’ special pricing offer for start-ups in UAE Reinforcing its strong focus on the SME and start-up space, PayTabs has tied up with MAGNiTT, the leading community and data platform for..
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6 Ways to Ensure Secure Online Payments

6 Ways to Ensure Secure Online Payments

Tips and Tricks
Today, even though so many people depend on online transactions extensively while shopping or paying bills, there are many others who are afraid of going digital. Since some myths about online payments are still out there, it can be tough for people to trust the authenticity of this payment mode...
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Benefits of being a PayTabs channel partner

Benefits of being a PayTabs channel partner

Partners & Partnerships
‘If you want to walk fast, walk alone. But if you want to walk far, walk together.’ A companion is necessary in the journey of life. We couldn’t agree more! At PayTabs, our goal is to walk far and long, and that was the premise behind creating PayTabs channel partner..
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PayTabs’ winning alliance with Zoho Books

PayTabs’ winning alliance with Zoho Books

Partners & Partnerships
PayTabs’ winning alliance with Zoho is set to revolutionize digital payments PayTabs has always moved ahead with the aim of making payment processes simple and secure for small and medium businesses. In a step towards that, it has joined hands with Zoho Books to further enrich its product offering. The..
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Go Beyond the Zoom

Go Beyond the Zoom

Tips and Tricks
4 Ways to Add Something Extra to Your Product Visualization While online shopping comes with the pro of being anytime, anywhere, and wearing anything (hello, 2 a.m. shopping sprees in your Ninja Turtle pajamas), it carries with it the con of not being able to see the product up close..
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5 ways startups can accept online payments

5 ways startups can accept online payments

Startup
The world is becoming more digitized with every passing moment. Just as brick and mortar stores are no longer important to run a business, similarly, cash is no longer necessary to purchase goods and services. Online or digital transactions are the latest in the business world. In keeping with the..
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Cross-border e-commerce trends that you just cannot ignore

Cross-border e-commerce trends that you just cannot ignore

Enterprise
E-commerce is a rapidly evolving area and it can be a daunting task trying to keep up with the trends. With the advent of technology, some of the ways in which we meet our basic needs have undergone a tremendous change. Online retailing is one such major gift. As more..
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5 Common Myths about Merchant Accounts Processing That Can Lead You Astray

5 Common Myths about Merchant Accounts Processing That Can Lead You Astray

Tips and Tricks
When the matter is about monetary transactions on your e-store, suspicion is always there. After all, you are bestowing someone else with the responsibility of handling your customers’ money. Then there are concerns whether transactions are secured against fraudulent attempts or not? Various myths regarding merchant accounts processing have been..
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Startups living in uncertain times?

Startups living in uncertain times?

Startup
It goes without saying that startups have transformed how we interact with the world around us in the past few years. If you’ve traveled to any of the world’s major cities in, say, 2010, you would have likely checked into a hotel and hailed a taxi cab to take you..
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Why Do Refunds Take So Long?

Why Do Refunds Take So Long?

Growth
Online transactions have made life quite easy. We transfer funds, buy things and pay for them, receive payments, and all of this with the simple click of a button. Cash is rarely required anywhere. Online or cashless payments have become quite ordinary. The only time that online transactions frustrate us..
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PayTabs Holds a Mentorship Session for Bahrain’s Startups on the Eve of its 5th Anniversary

PayTabs Holds a Mentorship Session for Bahrain’s Startups on the Eve of its 5th Anniversary

Events
The road to glory is always tough. You get the roses at the end but initially the road is filled with thorns. The journey of PayTabs has been somewhat similar.  When we began in March 2014, we were confident that someday we would achieve our goals. Today, we stand here,..
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MEFTECH-KSA 2019 in Riyadh

MEFTECH-KSA 2019 in Riyadh

Events
Explore the latest in the world of financial technology with MEFTECH-KSA 2019 in Riyadh The e-commerce landscape in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has become more dynamic than ever before, and the credit goes to forward-thinking financial and technological institutions. The process of making and receiving payments online has especially..
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Top UX Stats of 2019

Top UX Stats of 2019

Tips and Tricks
Whether you are looking to launch a new website, or you are simply curious as to the latest UX trends for 2019, this interesting infographic 15 Website & UX Statistics of 2019 is a must-read. One of the standout stats that might help you to formulate design ideas is that..
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#Payshout Campaign: An opportunity to extend your reach to your target audience

#Payshout Campaign: An opportunity to extend your reach to your target audience

Special Offers
There is plenty of great content available on the web. But the most visible content is the one that has been promoted intensively on the right platforms at the right time. In today’s world, you must focus on promotions, branding, and marketing to deliver your content to the target audience...
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Unique Gift Guide for Every Occasion – February Edition

Unique Gift Guide for Every Occasion – February Edition

Special Offers
We understand how difficult it could be to find a perfect gift for your loved ones. Should it be flowers, or chocolates, or would jewellery do the trick? Well, let us help you find the right gift for any occasion that fits your budget. Flowers to the rescue Your every..
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How Millennials are revolutionizing the Digital Banking & Payments Scenario

How Millennials are revolutionizing the Digital Banking & Payments Scenario

Enterprise
According to a recent study, 86 percent of the millennials aged 18-34 years say that they are “Mobile Money Users”, meaning they use digital banking and payments solutions on their smartphones. The millennials were the first to get introduced to gadgets and electronic products. And this is one of the..
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Importance of Customer Reviews and How to Generate Them

Importance of Customer Reviews and How to Generate Them

Enterprise
Word of mouth is the most vital medium for popularizing any business. Positive reviews are not the only kind that may be beneficial to a business, even though they are preferred. And establishing a positive image of your business isn't the only benefit of online reviews. Online reviews by the..
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Key Points to Know Before Integrating a Payment Gateway into Your Website

Key Points to Know Before Integrating a Payment Gateway into Your Website

Startup
More people are now shopping online and as an online business owner, you have to make a smart move to provide a seamless checkout process.  Many shoppers abandon their shopping carts just before completing the purchase if they encounter problems with the payment process. It is critical that you provide..
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How to ensure fraud and chargeback prevention

How to ensure fraud and chargeback prevention

Tips and Tricks
Fraud and chargeback claims can malign your reputation, eventually resulting in loss in your business. In order for merchants to safeguard themselves against fraud and chargeback, it is recommended that they either choose a reliable and secure online payment platform available in the market or hire professionals to handle cases..
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Follow these 5 Simple Steps for Product Pricing

Follow these 5 Simple Steps for Product Pricing

Growth
Do you know that 61 percent of online buyers say that extra high costs is the main reason for cart abandonment? This clearly indicates that if product pricing is not accurate, you may lose more than half of the sales. The product pricing mechanism lays emphasis on the cost price,..
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PayTabs Payment Gateway Option for Egypt

PayTabs Payment Gateway Option for Egypt

Growth
By the end of 2019, there will be 50.7 million internet users in Egypt. With the rise in internet penetration, users will spend more time browsing social media, learning courses and skills, and shopping online. Evidently, digital payment will also witness a tremendous boost. PayTabs is working relentlessly to be..
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How to Choose the Right Payment Gateway in Saudi Arabia

How to Choose the Right Payment Gateway in Saudi Arabia

Growth
E-commerce growth in Saudi Arabia over the last one decade has been phenomenal. There are over 12.94 e-commerce users in the country which is almost half the country’s population.  According to BMI Research, online sales in Saudi Arabia will surge to $13.9 billion by 2021. The country has become the..
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5 Factors to Consider while Selecting a Payment Gateway in UAE

5 Factors to Consider while Selecting a Payment Gateway in UAE

Growth
The success of e-commerce depends on various factors, the choice of payment gateway being one of them. The payment service on your e-commerce portal influences user experience. And if a user finds it convenient to shop on your online store, you can expect recurring sales in the future. While selecting..
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Important E-commerce Trends You May Be Missing Out On

Important E-commerce Trends You May Be Missing Out On

Tips and Tricks
More than half of the global population today loves to shop online from the comfort of their homes. Clearly, the e-commerce boom has brought about remarkable changes not only in consumer buying behaviors but also in the retail segment. For most companies, having an online presence isn’t optional; it is..
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How Cross-selling Can Help Maximize E-commerce Profits

How Cross-selling Can Help Maximize E-commerce Profits

Enterprise
Are you using the cross-selling strategy to increase your sales in your online shop? You are losing a lot of money if you haven’t considered cross-selling. Both cross-selling and up-selling tactics are effective ways of increasing the order value, including one of the most critical business metrics. Are you wondering..
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How a Payment Gateway Helps Your Business Grow

How a Payment Gateway Helps Your Business Grow

Growth
The e-commerce industry continues on an incredible growth trajectory, and as an online business owner, you have to implement the best strategy to leverage this growth. Whether you want to start an e-commerce store, or you already have one running, one of the most important considerations is how to stand..
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How live chat can help drive conversions during the holidays

How live chat can help drive conversions during the holidays

Growth
Holiday sales continue breaking different records every year and businesses have come up with innovative techniques to cash in on the shopping craze. According to the National Retail Federation, online shoppers spent $19.62 billion between Thanksgiving Day and Cyber Monday. In 2018, projections indicate sales will increase by 15.3% and..
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How to offer a seamless checkout while helping to prevent revenue loss

How to offer a seamless checkout while helping to prevent revenue loss

Startup
As an e-commerce store owner, your main objective is to increase revenue in a highly competitive business environment. To do this, you have to deliver a seamless shopping experience devoid of any hiccups. On the surface, it looks like an easy feat to achieve but in reality, providing a seamless..
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Grow Your Business by Offering Alternative Payment Options

Grow Your Business by Offering Alternative Payment Options

Growth
As the growth of e-commerce continues, business owners face new challenges when they seek to improve customer satisfaction levels. Top among these challenges is how to deliver the best customer experience. Why does the customer experience matter? According to an Oracle Report, 86% of shoppers will pay more for a..
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6 Tips to optimize your store for the holidays

6 Tips to optimize your store for the holidays

Tips and Tricks
There’s no denying that the holiday season drives most sales for all types of businesses. In 2017, U.S holiday sales reached $106.1 billion a 12% increase from the same season in 2016. In 2018, projected sales are $123.4 billion, which is a 15% increase in growth from 2017.  If you..
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5 Effortless Money Saving Tips for your Business

5 Effortless Money Saving Tips for your Business

Tips and Tricks
A successful business is not just about generating higher revenue but also about cutting down on expenditure without compromising the operational efficiency. Hiring cheap labor, avoiding technology solutions, and trimming down marketing budget do not qualify as smart decisions. You will witness a decline in the growth rate if you..
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8 Ways You Can Attract New Customers to Your E-commerce website

8 Ways You Can Attract New Customers to Your E-commerce website

Growth
Over the last few years, online retail sales have continued growing at an incredible rate proving that this is not a fad. According to projections,   online retail sales will reach 8.8% of total retail spending in 2018. According to TechCrunch, 79% of U.S consumers now shop online which highlights the..
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Why is It Important to Be PCI Compliant?

Why is It Important to Be PCI Compliant?

Startup
The e-commerce market continues to grow at an incredible pace across all industries.  More consumers now shop online, and online retail sales keep increasing every year. However, it is not all hunky dory in the online business landscape. One of the biggest concerns online businesses must grapple with is the..
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Tips to increase revenue and brand loyalty

Tips to increase revenue and brand loyalty

Enterprise
One of the most difficult aspects of managing a business is increasing revenue.  As a business owner, you have to grapple with increased competition in the backdrop of increasing operation costs. While most businesses focus on customer acquisition to boost revenues, research shows building brand loyalty can have an even..
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4 brand strategies to acquire and retain customers

4 brand strategies to acquire and retain customers

Growth
Growing a business in today’s competitive environment is not easy. While a globalized market provides a larger market base, it also presents a plethora of challenges, including global competition, higher costs of operations, complex business licensing among other issues. However, you can still gain a competitive edge in your industry..
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6 ways your billing system can improve customer retention

6 ways your billing system can improve customer retention

Growth
As a business owner, you need to appreciate the importance of customer retention. A solid customer retention strategy helps save money on marketing, boosts repeat sales, accords your business free word of mouth advertising, reduces customer churn rate, builds a loyal customer base and helps collect invaluable feedback from your..
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K-Net Payment Gateway: Kuwait’s Leading Online Transaction Service

K-Net Payment Gateway: Kuwait’s Leading Online Transaction Service

Partners & Partnerships
Are you a merchant in Kuwait looking for a secure and efficient payment gateway to accept online payments? The solution is K-Net payment system, suitable for online retail businesses, operating in Kuwait. It is also the most popular gateway, with 71% people using K-Net as the APM. This payment system..
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How mobile technology is shaping the e-commerce industry?

How mobile technology is shaping the e-commerce industry?

Startup
In today’s world, both online retail and offline retail sales are crucial for retailers. Often, these two are closely intertwined, one driving another and vice-versa. But there is one phenomenon that is influencing both these retail methods – mobile technology. Here we will emphasize the influence of mobile technology in..
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5 ways to optimize your m-commerce business

5 ways to optimize your m-commerce business

Tips and Tricks
E-commerce is revolutionizing the shopping experience of the buyers. People are more comfortable shopping online rather than stepping out of their comfort zone. The widespread smartphone penetration has further propelled the growth of e-commerce, particularly mobile e-commerce. By 2021, mobile commerce sales will constitute 54% of the total e-commerce sales...
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How Digital Payments Can Ensure Online Business Success

How Digital Payments Can Ensure Online Business Success

Startup
The modern business ecosystem today, is fast changing and as a business owner, you must adapt to survive these changes. One of the most phenomenal change, is the influence of the online market. If your business is not leveraging the growing internet market, you are missing out big time. Now,..
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Benefits of mada for merchants

Benefits of mada for merchants

Partners & Partnerships
All about mada and how it benefits online merchants Saudi Arabia now has an advanced electronic payment network known as mada that works throughout the country and involves the use of a debit card, which can be used at ATMs, POS or point of sales as well as for online..
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How to use Price Localization for Increasing Global Sales?

How to use Price Localization for Increasing Global Sales?

Enterprise
The price of a product or service is the most influencing factor for a buyer. Of course, there are other factors affecting online sales, such as geographic location, currency, user experience, and so on. When we talk about price localization, we incorporate all these factors to render a customized shopping..
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5 Google Analytics Tips for eCommerce Websites

5 Google Analytics Tips for eCommerce Websites

Tips and Tricks
Traditional shopping is a passing fad and now shopping from food to clothes is mostly done via internet. However, there is no dearth of online shopping portals that are vying for customers’ attention across the globe. So, how do they manage to stay ahead in the race? Well, the answer..
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Launching an E-Commerce Business? Here are 7 Web Design Mistakes To Avoid

Launching an E-Commerce Business? Here are 7 Web Design Mistakes To Avoid

Startup
The growth of e-commerce is simply phenomenal. In 2017 alone, the ecommerce industry accounted for around $2.3 trillion in sales, and the number will grow to $4.5 trillion in 2021 according to Statista. In the U.S., e-commerce accounts for 10% of retail sales with a projected increase of 15% each..
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5 Emerging Trends that will Influence E-Commerce Businesses in 2018

5 Emerging Trends that will Influence E-Commerce Businesses in 2018

Enterprise
Setting up an e-commerce store is not just about creating a website, uploading images and descriptions, integrating a payment gateway, and waiting for the customers to come and buy from the store. The times are changing, and you should too. As per Statista, the global retail sales via e-commerce platform..
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All the Traffic but No Sales: 5 Things You Might Be Doing Wrong

All the Traffic but No Sales: 5 Things You Might Be Doing Wrong

Growth
Your e-commerce website site is shiny, ready, and that fresh marketing campaign is driving traffic like gangbusters. Newsletters are flying out, and your tweets are picking up tons of action. But, you do not see any pickup in sales. All that marketing spending is just going in smoke, and it’s..
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6 Effective Ways to Boost E-Commerce Conversion Rate

6 Effective Ways to Boost E-Commerce Conversion Rate

Tips and Tricks
If you are running your e-commerce business, you don’t just want traffic; you want as many conversions as you can. So how do you actually get the traffic to convert without looking desperate. Here is a list of ways you can use to boost your conversions when your budget is..
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Quick Secrets to Successful User Onboarding

Quick Secrets to Successful User Onboarding

Startup
The rapid development of the e-commerce industry necessitates equally fast adjustments from business owners. One of the most important aspects of an online business is user experience and this is where your business will fail or succeed.  By embracing new technologies, online businesses can now provide a seamless user experience,..
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How to Use Customer Feedback for improving User Experience?

How to Use Customer Feedback for improving User Experience?

Tips and Tricks
According to a report by Lee Resource, for every customer who complaints, there are 26 other unhappy customers who have remained silent. This data shows exactly how important it is to understand what your customers are thinking. The only way you will know that is when you listen to your..
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Scaling Your Business with Recurring Billing

Scaling Your Business with Recurring Billing

Growth
There is no better news than a fast-expanding customer base for a business owner. However, with the good news comes a new challenge – how to effectively tackle the large number of payments from your growing list of customers. One of the best ways to do that is to use..
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Payment Gateway Providers 101 – Why and How They Matter in Online Payment Processing

Payment Gateway Providers 101 – Why and How They Matter in Online Payment Processing

Startup
The stiff competition in the online ecosystem calls for innovative strategies to stay ahead of your competition. One of the easiest ways to do this is by offering a seamless customer experience.  A payment gateway comes in handy in helping you offer a smooth user experience by allowing easier processing..
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How to Set the Right Price for your Product or Service

How to Set the Right Price for your Product or Service

Startup
Placing an appropriate price tag on a product or service is a sensitive task. To generate sufficient profit, you have to set the right price. At the same time, you cannot exaggerate it because this will keep buyers away from your store. The following set of recommendations will help you..
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Five Tips to Increase Customer Retention

Five Tips to Increase Customer Retention

Growth
If your company’s focus is solely on customer acquisition, you need to pause and reconsider your strategy. A study by Bain & Company in collaboration with Earl Sasser of the Harvard Business School shows that a 5% increase in customer retention rates increases profits by 25% to 95%. That should..
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9 ways To Earn a Customer’s Trust

9 ways To Earn a Customer’s Trust

Tips and Tricks
Online shopping is the norm today, rather than the exception, owing to the convenience and flexibility it offers. However, remember that before you can start to take payments online, you need to earn your customers’ trust. If you are an online merchant, those who wish to shop for your products,..
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6 Things Shoppers Want in Online Stores

6 Things Shoppers Want in Online Stores

Tips and Tricks
The internet seems to be taking over the world, one day at a time. In a scenario where nearly, anything can be found online, it feels as if internet has simplified all aspects of human life. However, the true convenience is displayed in online shopping. People want to save their..
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How Not to Get Hacked: 8 Security Steps for Your Small Business

How Not to Get Hacked: 8 Security Steps for Your Small Business

Startup
Hacking is a very real danger for small businesses that go online to connect with more customers and improve their sales. Just like a physical store, your e-store or website is not safe unless you take proper precautions against fraudsters who want to steal your sensitive information, customer data or..
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4 Easy Steps to Improve Your Payment Experience

4 Easy Steps to Improve Your Payment Experience

Growth
Your payment process may seem technical, almost insignificant. But with over ¾ of shoppers choosing to abandon their cart, your payment gateway is worth considering. To help you boost your sales, we have found four possible solutions – simplify, clear instructions, broadening your means of payment, and ensuring safety. Simplify..
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Are You Spending Too Much on Shipping?

Are You Spending Too Much on Shipping?

Growth
One of the easiest ways to provide excellent customer experience in your online business is by providing convenient, excellent and affordable shipping. However, this comes at a cost, and in a business environment where all expenses seem to be rising, you need to have a look at your shipping costs..
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4 Ways to Prevent Credit Card Fraud at Your Business

4 Ways to Prevent Credit Card Fraud at Your Business

Tips and Tricks
It is true that online businesses have made life easy for most people all over the world, as long as they have a laptop, tablet or smartphone. Shopping for clothes, grocery, jewelry and even insurance has become a piece of cake! You can buy things to your heart’s content from..
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Top 7 Most Common Merchant Account Complaints that Can be a Red Flag

Top 7 Most Common Merchant Account Complaints that Can be a Red Flag

Tips and Tricks
While choosing credit card processors, it is important to determine the value you are going to drive from them. Simply considering the lowest price quote may not lead to good value for your money. Rather a lower price quote can be a big trap. The overall experience and value offered..
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Worried About Cyber Security?

Worried About Cyber Security?

Tips and Tricks
A small business owner comes to his office at 9 o'clock as usual and starts his day by checking his emails. He also checks his bank account online in order to upload the payroll sheet and release the salary of his employees, but he is shocked to see that there..
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Using Your Social Media Channels for Customer Service

Using Your Social Media Channels for Customer Service

Growth
When social media platforms first came into being, they were perceived as a unique way to connect with friends, families and acquaintances. Over time, e-commerce stores or online businesses began to make their presence felt through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Why? Because they quickly realized that social media is an..
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6 Money Saving Tips for Your Small Business

6 Money Saving Tips for Your Small Business

Startup
If you are the owner of a small business, chances are that you are always searching for creative ways to save money and keep your business afloat. Even if your business is doing well, it always makes sense to spend frugally. Whether you are looking to cut costs or improve..
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8 Tips to Drastically Improve Shipping for Small E-Commerce Business Stores

8 Tips to Drastically Improve Shipping for Small E-Commerce Business Stores

Startup
You shouldn't be surprised as factors like customer loyalty and buying decision are directly related to your shipping policy. Earlier people were happy with free delivery, whereas delivery time was considered secondary. These days everything is important. Customers not only look for free delivery, they also want quick delivery. The E-Commerce..
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The 4 Step Procedure for an Easy Payment Gateway Integration

The 4 Step Procedure for an Easy Payment Gateway Integration

Startup
Payment integration is a technical process, but it can be made easier if you remember a few points. Nowadays a payment gateway can be integrated both into a desktop website and a mobile app. So, first decide where you wish to integrate it because the processes for both are different...
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The Importance of Mobile in Financial Services

The Importance of Mobile in Financial Services

Growth
The ever-increasing use of mobile phones in day-to-day lives is redefining the landscape of financial services and it is impacting banks, NBFCs, insurance companies and even online stores in various ways.  Today, the digitally aware section of society is using their mobiles to receive messages from financial institutions, pay EMIs,..
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Switching Your Payment Gateway

Switching Your Payment Gateway

Growth
Most payment gateway changes are driven by a business’ need to support additional payment options or to accommodate growth. In some cases, merchants come across payment gateways that have more advanced features, are more professional looking, or offer a better experience for the customers. If you are wondering how to..
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7 Tips for Safe Online Transactions

7 Tips for Safe Online Transactions

Tips and Tricks
There are many reasons to be vigilant while making payments online. Online frauds are on a historic rise these days. According to a shocking statistic from Juniper Research in 2016, up to 70% of all types of credit card frauds are mainly the card not present (CNP) transactions. Both merchants..
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5 Reasons You Need To Use a Fast Shipping Partner

5 Reasons You Need To Use a Fast Shipping Partner

Growth
The e-commerce landscape is changing drastically every now and then. With faster options of delivery, the shift is towards instant gratification and reducing the wait time. Many e-commerce giants are bringing innovation to their delivery systems, so as to facilitate the curious new generation of customers, who want instant gratification...
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Five Payment Processing Challenges For Small Businesses

Five Payment Processing Challenges For Small Businesses

Startup
The payment industry today seems to be thriving with each passing day. While there is nothing more enjoyable than making money from your business, collecting money seems to be a totally different game. Unlike in the past, people now have no qualms about making payments online. More and more people,..
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5 Tips for Improving User Experience at Your Web Store

5 Tips for Improving User Experience at Your Web Store

Tips and Tricks
When we talk about user experience, we can broadly divide it into the following categories: Convenience Flexibility These are the two major factors on which the entire user experience is based. People look for convenience while shopping online or using an e-commerce site. If the site offers everything that the..
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7 Valuable Tips to Make E-commerce Payments Easier For Customers

7 Valuable Tips to Make E-commerce Payments Easier For Customers

Tips and Tricks
It’s common knowledge that a better user experience on an e-commerce website leads to swift transactions, conversions, and sales. Yet, we have identified many e-commerce websites where making payment is not so easy and swift. Sometimes, a bug prevents users from quickly getting redirected to the payment page after they..
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Crack the Marketing Code To Attract New Customers To Your Small Business

Crack the Marketing Code To Attract New Customers To Your Small Business

Startup
To sell your products and services as a small business, you need the right information. I have distilled the vast information available online to make it easy for you to promote your business and attract customers on a shoestring budget. This information comprises of some old school methods of promotion..
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5 Reasons to Accept Multiple Types of Payments

5 Reasons to Accept Multiple Types of Payments

Enterprise
It is impossible to miss how all kinds of businesses are going online these days, all over the world. This is primarily because an online store guarantees to connect you with countless customers from your own country as well others, making your business a more successful venture than ever before...
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5 Emerging Trends In The Mobile Payments Space

5 Emerging Trends In The Mobile Payments Space

Growth
Internet was introduced just two decades ago and smartphones ushered just a decade ago marking a new revolution. Smartphones have already become the centre stage of our life today. People not only communicate using their phones but do so many other things including many of their daily tasks. From shopping..
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Expand Your eCommerce Business by Offering Newer Payment Options

Expand Your eCommerce Business by Offering Newer Payment Options

Growth
The e-commerce landscape is changing drastically. According to the latest trends, when it comes to the entire shopping experience, customers are looking for flexibility and convenience. With regard to that, the payment function online is very troublesome. Most of the customers will cancel their purchases if their favorite payment option..
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Changes in the E-Commerce Landscape That Could Affect Your Business

Changes in the E-Commerce Landscape That Could Affect Your Business

Enterprise
It is no news that merchants have been making the most of the e-commerce boom for quite some time now. Most businesses these days sell products as well as services online, to customers sitting in far-flung parts of the world.  While the internet has opened up a whole new world..
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PayTabs Eid Campaign

PayTabs Eid Campaign

Special Offers
PayTabs EID Campaign – The Perfect Platform for Success for Online Merchants The end of Ramadan is marked by Eid al-Fitr, which is a very significant religious holiday for Muslims all over the world. This is the day when special Eid prayers are offered, Zakat-al-fitr charity is observed, and lovely..
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The Questions to Ask Before Evaluating Payment Processors

The Questions to Ask Before Evaluating Payment Processors

Startup
The journey of entrepreneurship is not easy. Your day starts with a fresh challenge and most of your time is spent clearing obstacles. In the meantime, you are unable to pay attention to the small details that might be critical for your business if not taken care of. Choosing a..
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A Guide On How You Can Bring Automation To Your Online Business Part III

A Guide On How You Can Bring Automation To Your Online Business Part III

Startup
Image credit: MaxPixel Make the most of the latest and greatest in tech and save valuable business resources. From financials to marketing, all elements of your business can be streamlined and speeded up.  In our last post in our automation series, learn more about time-saving tech. Time-saving tech Running a..
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A Guide On How You Can Bring Automation To Your Online Business Part II

A Guide On How You Can Bring Automation To Your Online Business Part II

Startup
Image credit: Flickr It doesn’t matter whether you sell services, products, or even just share content with your online audience: any online business is ripe for automation — including yours. Set out an automation framework to help you scale and manage your automation operations — find out how to do so..
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A Guide On How You Can Bring Automation To Your Online Business Part III

A Guide On How You Can Bring Automation To Your Online Business Part I

Startup
Image credit: Flickr Do you NEVER seem to have enough time to deal with the important stuff in your business? Struggling to keep up with the demands of becoming a brand publisher? Wouldn’t it be great to have more time to focus on the strategic elements of your business...? Well,..
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How to Quickly Create an Online Store and Integrate a Payment Gateway

How to Quickly Create an Online Store and Integrate a Payment Gateway

Startup
Your ambitious entrepreneurial journey starts with launching an eStore. Before you do that, you need to contemplate which e-commerce platform to choose.  As far as integration of a payment gateway is concerned, you have many choices. We’ll discuss these aspects of setting up and launching an eStore in this article...
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These 10 things will help protect your Ecommerce Business against fraud

These 10 things will help protect your Ecommerce Business against fraud

Tips and Tricks
The good news is that e-commerce is flourishing like never before. The volume of ecommerce transactions worldwide is growing by leaps and bounds every year. In fact, according to reports by Statista and emarketer., the total volume of global e-commerce is expected to cross the $3.03 trillion mark by 2019. The not-so-good..
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9 Things to Look For In a Payment Gateway

9 Things to Look For In a Payment Gateway

Startup
If you are setting up an e-commerce store, one of the most important things you will be looking for is a payment partner who is going to help you enable the whole payments process. With the right payment partner, your customers will be able to pay you easily and is..
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Forging the Future of Payments – The Emerging Trends

Forging the Future of Payments – The Emerging Trends

Growth
With the rapid pace at which the payment industry is gathering momentum, the global payment environment will go through a sea change in near future. There are many factors responsible for an ongoing shift in the payment industry. We are going to discuss these trends in the light of the..
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Tips To Choose the Right Payment Integration Method for Your Ecommerce Site

Tips To Choose the Right Payment Integration Method for Your Ecommerce Site

Startup
Advancement in technology is gradually making payment integration easier and simpler. However, as new entrants to the world of eCommerce, you may find it a little difficult to choose the right integration method for your eCommerce business. At present, there are three popular integration methods and in this article, we..
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PayTabs is taking payments to a new level at Seamless Middle East, Dubai

PayTabs is taking payments to a new level at Seamless Middle East, Dubai

Events
With businesses and companies getting increasingly digitized, the spotlight on online payments are shining brighter. And PayTabs as a leading payment gateway provider is making the lives of many virtual merchants convenient. To spread the word, it will appear on the Seamless Middle East, Dubai platform from 15-16 April at..
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5 Tips to Protect Your Business When Dealing With Payments

5 Tips to Protect Your Business When Dealing With Payments

Tips and Tricks
Most of the credit card frauds that took place earlier were related to “card-present” cases. These days with adequate security procedures like EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) chips to make transactions secure, something sinister is happening. A new type of card fraud is emerging with “card-not-present” type of transactions. In..
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Should You Use Chatbots for Your Small Business?

Should You Use Chatbots for Your Small Business?

Startup
Automation is the way ahead, and businesses are beginning to realize that. One way or the other, companies are trying to automate as much as possible, thus minimizing the need of human intervention. So far, it has worked well. But while the big players reap the benefits of chatbots, can..
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How PayTabs and its Ninja are redefining the landscape of online retail payments dramatically!

How PayTabs and its Ninja are redefining the landscape of online retail payments dramatically!

Partners & Partnerships
PayTabs is a highly secure and very well-designed payment platform that lets online merchants accept funds instantly within 24 hours. And that happens without the issues of hidden fees or high costs. You can seamlessly and conveniently accept payments from all major credit cards from all countries both via websites..
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How Shoppers Browse and Buy Products Online & Offline

How Shoppers Browse and Buy Products Online & Offline

Tips and Tricks
Whether you are an online business or an offline one, understanding how your customer browses and shops can help you bring in more traffic and boost sales. Making the shopping experience enjoyable and easy is the first step to building your brand reputation and getting loyal shoppers who keep coming..
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5 Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions about Payment Gateways

5 Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions about Payment Gateways

Startup
If you are a business with an online presence, you surely know how payment gateways can make it easy for you to receive payments from customers based anywhere in the world. This is a merchant service that acts as a virtual equivalent of a Point of Sale in a physical..
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The importance of knowing your customer

The importance of knowing your customer

Enterprise
Whenever we are given a chance to describe our customer, the first thing we think of is demographic traits. 22 – 55, single, female living in a particular location. But is a statistical summation good enough to make business decisions? While this was true for the early days of eCommerce,..
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PayTabs Wins Best Global Online Payments Solution of the year

PayTabs Wins Best Global Online Payments Solution of the year

Events
Every once in a while there comes a brand that disrupts the old way of working and replaces drudgery with excitement. Most entrepreneurs behind such brands have been told that their ideas are implausible. And yet, here they are, not only revolutionizing our lives but also empowering businesses, generating jobs,..
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One-on-One interview with Abdulaziz Al Jouf – Founder of PayTabs

One-on-One interview with Abdulaziz Al Jouf – Founder of PayTabs

Startup
Evrim Persembe from Startups Middle East interviews Abdulaziz Al Jouf At 4AM when most of the world is still snoozing, Abdulaziz Al Jouf wakes up without an alarm. By 8AM, when everyone is just about awake, Jouf has already tackled his most pressing problems for the day and is ready..
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Top 3 things to consider while choosing a payment gateway for your business

Top 3 things to consider while choosing a payment gateway for your business

Startup
Whether you are selecting a new payment provider or looking to replace your existing one, you would want an efficient, versatile product that fits your budget. You do not want a provider who regularly gives you problems and puts extra workload on your support team. Overall, your choice of an..
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Four Pillars of a Solid eCommerce Customer Experience

Four Pillars of a Solid eCommerce Customer Experience

Growth
Is there a thing like loyalty when it comes to online shopping? In a world driven by discounts, sales, comparison shopping and endless scrolling, it is difficult to grab customer attention. The same sellers present their wares across multiple sites. So people move to check each site to see where..
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Selling to international customers? How to cross borders with PayTabs

Selling to international customers? How to cross borders with PayTabs

Enterprise
With the advent of internet and eCommerce, selling in your backyard is equated with selling in another country. The medium of sale is the same – your website. But then comes the actual legwork of ensuring your product reaches its customer and the money reaches your bank account. There are..
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New Web Store? Your Checklist for Success in 2018

New Web Store? Your Checklist for Success in 2018

Tips and Tricks
The world today is way more digitalized than ever before, and this has immensely impacted the way stores, showrooms and even small merchants are getting their business done! Everyone has an online presence and every business is trying to rope in as many potential customers possible through web stores or..
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5 ways you can get referrals for your business

5 ways you can get referrals for your business

Tips and Tricks
In today’s competitive world, “word of mouth” marketing is probably the most coveted of all since it’s the most reliable and definitely the most cost-effective way to grow your business. Referrals are most sought after since someone has actually experienced your offering and is recommending the same to someone else...
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How PayTabs is making it super easy to manage your online store’s payment process

How PayTabs is making it super easy to manage your online store’s payment process

Startup
For any brand that has e-commerce store, a good payment gateway partner is of paramount importance to realize the full potential of the business. A good payment gateway must have a great user interface, should be easy to integrate, non-intimidating, aid in the conversion process and finally, make the post-conversion..
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The complete guide to launching your very first online store – tools and strategies inside

The complete guide to launching your very first online store – tools and strategies inside

Startup
“If your business is not on the internet, your business will be out of business” - Bill Gates Starting an online business isn’t a trend but a necessity. It is comparatively easier to set up than a brick-and-motor store, less resource intensive and allows you to experiment and iterate quickly..
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10 great quotes that inspire me always as a small business entrepreneur

10 great quotes that inspire me always as a small business entrepreneur

Startup
It isn’t easy to be an entrepreneur. Those who’ve taken up this uphill journey will tell you that it is a life changing experience. It can take you to the heights of euphoria, pits of darkness, awaken a sense of passion and sometimes drive you insane. It can do all..
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Five Things Every eCommerce Entrepreneur Should Be Ready For in 2018

Five Things Every eCommerce Entrepreneur Should Be Ready For in 2018

Startup
The world of business is a constantly evolving one, more so when it comes to the eCommerce businesses that have gained immense popularity over the last few years. The increasing number of online consumers and the advancements in technology has worked together in making eCommerce businesses one of the most..
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5 biggest hurdles in eCommerce and their solutions

5 biggest hurdles in eCommerce and their solutions

Growth
According to eMarketer, global B2C eCommerce is set to hit 2.3 trillion by 2018. It has made it easier for sellers anywhere in the world to sell their wares and get a fair chance to compete with the biggies in the business. It is fairly easy to set up an..
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The top 5 business skills that you must hone as a small business leader

The top 5 business skills that you must hone as a small business leader

Startup
Running a small business is not an easy thing. For starters, you are always wearing multiple hats and switching roles from a sales director, to a marketing guru, to an HR person to a visionary leader. That is because running a successful business and driving it towards growth requires more..
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The psychology of eCommerce Checkouts: how to get your customers to reach the Thank You page

The psychology of eCommerce Checkouts: how to get your customers to reach the Thank You page

Startup
It’s a long journey that your customer takes from discovery to purchase while moving through your sales funnel. During this process there is many a slip between the cup and the lip. Sometimes high potential customers fall through the cracks and leave eCommerce companies wondering where they’ve gone wrong. You..
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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business

Startup
Starting an online business can be an exciting venture for any newcomer to the e-commerce industry. So while the thrill of setting an online shop and managing your online business with ease can make it seem like a walk in the park, it is important to refrain from committing the..
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Your Revolutionary Payments Solution is now in Kuwait!

Your Revolutionary Payments Solution is now in Kuwait!

Growth
Kuwaiti merchant looking for a local and global payment solution for your online business? Look no further! PayTabs has now launched its services in Kuwait following its efforts to expand its GCC reach. Kuwaiti merchants will now be able to enjoy a premium online payment experience using the latest technology..
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Your brand’s online reputation is at jeopardy! Here are 5 tips on how to safeguard it

Your brand’s online reputation is at jeopardy! Here are 5 tips on how to safeguard it

Tips and Tricks
Reputation is a major component that can drive companies into major profitability or irrecoverable loss. It is highly important your company’s image meets the ideal expectations of the public and the consumers to avoid putting the brand in a vulnerable and controversial position that can put all of your hard..
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PayTabs: A Special Tryst with Saudi Arabia

PayTabs: A Special Tryst with Saudi Arabia

Enterprise
What California is to Apple and Redmond is to Microsoft, Saudi Arabia is to PayTabs. We are proud to call ourselves a Saudi startup and proud to have spread our wings in the GCC region and the World. Circa 2014: PayTabs was incorporated in Saudi Arabia with a mission to..
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m-Commerce: The Future!

m-Commerce: The Future!

Enterprise
In 2014, global m-Commerce revenues were $184 billion which is poised to increase to $669 billion by 2018*. These figures are a testimony to staggering growth of mobile retail commerce in recent times, primarily led by deeper smartphone penetration across the world. In terms of regions, Asia has witnessed the..
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Digital Marketing: Key for an e-Commerce Startup

Digital Marketing: Key for an e-Commerce Startup

Startup
You have a great idea; you have registered your name and your business; you have complied with the tax regulations, you have chosen a brand name, you have signed up for your domain, you are developed your website, you have selected a shopping cart plugin for your site or developed..
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Blockchain: Driving the Future of FinTech

Blockchain: Driving the Future of FinTech

Enterprise
Every once in a generation, comes a paradigm shift in innovation, that changes the way we engage in our daily lives enabled by technology. Be it the Internet in the 1980s or the penetration of smartphones, a decade ago. The Internet and Smartphones have fundamentally changed some of our key..
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How a Payment Gateway Works

How a Payment Gateway Works

Startup
If you have ever wondered how a payment gateway functions on the backend. Well, look no further! We have a lowdown on how a payment gateway facilitates the transfer of information between a payment portal (such as a website, mobile phone) and the Front End Processor or acquiring bank. Here..
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Technology: A Key Differentiator for PayTabs

Technology: A Key Differentiator for PayTabs

Enterprise
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is equivalent to magic.” - Arthur C. Clarke (Author) The world of payment solutions has evolved dramatically in recent times, given the growing need of global e-commerce. Most merchants nowadays require a comprehensive solution to take care of their payment needs, whether it is in a..
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Cashless in India

Cashless in India

Enterprise
Sleepless in Seattle: Remember the Hollywood movie from the 90s starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. As it turns out, it was not a very happy story, as the protagonist grieves his wife’s death and he cannot sleep after moving base from Chicago to Seattle. On the contrary, given the..
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Realizing the Potential of E-Commerce in Philippines

Realizing the Potential of E-Commerce in Philippines

Enterprise
Philippines has always been ahead of the curve in ASEAN when it comes to embracing mass market technologies. First it started with SMS, and then came Facebook penetration, which is really high (50% +) in Philippines, as per recent studies. What’s the future for Philippines? Well, all indicators point out..
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Starting Your E-Commerce Business: Key Points

Starting Your E-Commerce Business: Key Points

Startup
Worldwide e-commerce sales is projected to grow to $4.5 trillion* by 2021. That’s almost double the current value. While at the face of it, the value seems mind boggling but it doesn’t come as a surprise because globally, e-commerce has been witnessing staggering growth, propelled by the sprouting of various..
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Our exclusive Saudi National Day offer is here!

Our exclusive Saudi National Day offer is here!

Special Offers
Happy National day. As part of our Saudi identity, and our belief in the Kingdom’s 2030 vision, PayTabs is proud to introduce its exclusive offer for Saudi startups on the occasion of 87 years of unity in the Kingdom. Saudi startups not older than 3 years are encouraged to sign..
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PayTabs: Adding Value to Your Business

PayTabs: Adding Value to Your Business

Growth
In one of our earlier post, we touched upon the factors that set PayTabs apart as a payment solutions company. We looked at the existing gaps in the payments processing industry and how does PayTabs bridge the gap. Today, we are looking specifically at some of the business problems that..
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Indian Marketplaces: Shift from Offline to Online

Indian Marketplaces: Shift from Offline to Online

Growth
Circa 2006: You live in Greater Kailash in New Delhi, surrounded by markets, where you would get everything under the sun. One fine morning, your phone fell down on the floor and the screen cracked. You run to the nearest store and buy the phone of your choice. Circa 2017:..
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Bahrain: An Early Adopter of Fintech

Bahrain: An Early Adopter of Fintech

Enterprise
As wisdom suggests, regulations are useful when it works. Regulations should enable the economy and not prove to be a hindrance for economic development. Any country which is serious about letting a new industry mushroom and grow, it must create an environment that helps startups and entrepreneurship. Whether it is..
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Payments in The Kingdom

Payments in The Kingdom

Enterprise
Recent research has found out that Alternative Payment Methods will account for 59% of all online transactions by 2018. With increasing complexities in the global market with regards to payments, it is imperative for economies to allow alternative payment methods which instill that confidence in consumers to pay online. Because..
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6 Factors Driving Indian E-Commerce

6 Factors Driving Indian E-Commerce

Enterprise
The Indian E-commerce scene has exploded in recent times, with many different segments being created by niche players, with the most nascent being Foodtech. India has come a long way with respect to e-commerce and the evolution has been really rapid, befitting the world’s fastest growing large economy. The growth..
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Currencies Form the Core of Payments

Currencies Form the Core of Payments

Enterprise
It’s a no-brainer! Everybody out there knows that to buy or sell any product or service through any medium, one would need a transacting currency. The status quo on most transactions, whether online or offline, is the fact that you would need to pay in the currency of the country..
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The State of Global Payments: Part 2

The State of Global Payments: Part 2

Enterprise
In one of our earlier posts, we touched upon the upsurge in non-cash transactions across the world and how developing countries are driving the growth of online/digital payments. We looked at some hard numbers from Capgemini’s World Payments Report which justified the growth in non-cash transactions across the world. In..
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Don’t Worry About Your Subscriptions!

Don’t Worry About Your Subscriptions!

Growth
Subscribe Now! You have implemented a subscription model for your online or offline platform. Well that action proves that you are ready to provide a service on a recurring basis. It gives you an opportunity to convert your customer base and make them captive. The advantage of having a long..
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Physical Store vs Online Store

Physical Store vs Online Store

Startup
  One fine morning, you wake up and you stumble upon a business idea that you instantaneously believe in and you think it will work great in the marketplace. You start working on your business plan and then you stop at a critical juncture, you start evaluating the feasibility and..
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Evolution of The Indian Consumer

Evolution of The Indian Consumer

Enterprise
In one of our previous post, we touched upon the fact that Indian e-commerce has grown tremendously in recent years and digital payments form the core of the Digital India ecosystem. The growth in payments has been driven by the push for online payments at the institutional level, be it..
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We can Ride on Your Cart!

We can Ride on Your Cart!

Startup
When a customer shops on your website, little he is aware of the fact that you have shopped elsewhere to integrate your website with a shopping cart platform. Shopping cart platforms lie at the very heart of e-commerce and no merchant looking to venture online, can do without a shopping..
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Payments Form The Core of Digital India

Payments Form The Core of Digital India

Enterprise
The Indian e-commerce market is estimated to grow to $102.8 Billion by 2020. With a growing internet penetration and a plethora of private and government commercial services being offered through the web, that number doesn't seem unrealistic.  India is by far, one among the top 3 markets for e-commerce globally...
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PayTabs: Not Just Any Payment Gateway

PayTabs: Not Just Any Payment Gateway

Growth
“People are the best show in the world. And you don’t even pay for the ticket." - Charles Bukowski There are two elements in that quote which resonates with the core business philosophy of PayTabs, i.e. People and Payments. PayTabs began as an idea with the sole mission to create a..
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How’s Fintech Accelerating the Digital India Vision!

How’s Fintech Accelerating the Digital India Vision!

Enterprise
Digital India has been at the very heart of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision and the Fintech Industry has been at the forefront of that vision by enabling technologies that fundamentally change the way Indians transact in the new economy.  The statistics point to a large scale Fintech movement taking..
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5 Key Factors Driving Online Payments in UAE

5 Key Factors Driving Online Payments in UAE

Enterprise
The recent surge in global online payments has been pretty evident across the world and the growth has been driven by stupendous growth in e-commerce transactions done in the Middle East. In fact, in one of our earlier posts, when we clearly stated that as per Capgemini’s World Payments Report..
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PCI-DSS: Does it sound Greek to you?

PCI-DSS: Does it sound Greek to you?

Startup
Ever seen the green logo at the bottom of the checkout page for an e-commerce site? The PCI-DSS logo. You must have wondered what does the logo signify? Well, it is a mark of authentic security verification for the site and all the payment gateways associated with the particular site...
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Invoicing in a Jiffy!

Invoicing in a Jiffy!

Startup
As a merchant, one of your primary concerns is the invoice generation for your customers, who has placed bulk orders or offline orders with you, for the products you have sold or the services you have delivered. Especially, you are in the space of taking international orders, it is a..
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7 Tips for E-Commerce Success

7 Tips for E-Commerce Success

Tips and Tricks
The 2016 Pitney and Bowes Global Online Shopping study estimated 66% of online consumers are international. This percentage is likely to grow in the coming years. Having said that, before you jump the international e-commerce bandwagon, it is important that you focus on certain areas for long term success. As..
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Payment Gateway Selection: 6 Factors to be Considered

Payment Gateway Selection: 6 Factors to be Considered

Startup
If you take a step back and look at the entire e-commerce ecosystem, you would realize that one of the key elements of an e-commerce portal is the effectiveness and efficiency of your Payment Gateway. As you are in the process of choosing a payment gateway, we are here to..
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The State of Global Payments

The State of Global Payments

Enterprise
In our last post, we had given you a bird’s eye view on how the world has shrunk. Through this post we aim to put forth that view in perspective with some data that testifies the current phenomenon of global online payments. Developing Countries have witnessed a 21.6% average annual..
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The World Has Shrunk!

The World Has Shrunk!

Enterprise
Dilshan is a handicraft and handloom merchant based out of Mysore, India. He has an online store, where he sells his products to customers across the world. Akbar is a handicraft collector and he lives in Dubai. He regularly buys from Dilshan and pays him online, either through his store..
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The Security Imperative for Payment Gateways

The Security Imperative for Payment Gateways

Growth
  “There are risks and costs to a program of action—but they are far less than the long range cost of comfortable inaction.” John F Kennedy It would be perilous to be comfortably inactive in a dangerous world of hackers and data thieves. In a world that’s becoming increasingly being..
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The Importance of Starting an Ecommerce Business

The Importance of Starting an Ecommerce Business

Startup
Who does not want to run a successful business without breaking the bank? And if this can be achieved by making the most of digital revolution, then there is nothing like it! That is probably the main reason why ecommerce continues to soar globally and why even large companies are..
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9 smart ways to boost your eCommerce business during Ramadan

9 smart ways to boost your eCommerce business during Ramadan

Growth
It has been observed that the sacred month of Ramadan is a time when the online spending by Muslims all over the world rises significantly. Throughout this month, devout Muslims fast, pray, donate to the needy, and exchange gifts with loved ones. This holy month culminates with Eid al-Fitr, a..
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5 Simple Steps to Launching a Successful Ecommerce Business

5 Simple Steps to Launching a Successful Ecommerce Business

Startup
There are stories all around about people with limited expertise and background turning rich because of the eCommerce boom. From packaged snow to jewellery made from sustainably sourced nuts, almost all types have businesses are exploring the online channel to leverage a worldwide audience. It is only logical that if..
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How To Fully Protect Yourself Online

Growth
Security is a vital element when it comes to safely surfing the internet.  If you are one of the several million people who use online payments, providing sensitive information over the internet can leave you targeted by hackers looking to take advantage of your internet activity. Whether it’s about online..
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Transform your eCommerce today with PayTabs!

Transform your eCommerce today with PayTabs!

Growth
There is no business platform more lucrative in this day and age other than e-commerce, while there are thousands and thousands of e-commerce websites on the internet, only a select few have proven to be very successful of running their business through the e-commerce portal. This is because these select..
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Here’s what you missed at Seamless Middle East!

Events
PayTabs participated for the 3rd year consecutively at the Seamless Ecommerce Middle East Expo hosted by Terrapinn that was held on May 1-2 at the Dubai World Trade Center in Dubai, UAE. PayTabs was the event’s Gold Sponsor for the 2nd year in a row, and has also exhibited at..
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