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What is bank debit?

Learn all about this umbrella term for various bank-to-bank payments schemes.

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The SaaS Churn Bible – eBook in association with Chargify

Seasoned SaaS leaders share insights and actionable tips to help US businesses manage and combat churn.

3 min readAlternative Payment Options

Payments - the last frontier of customer centricity

It's time businesses adopted the mantra of customer choice to payments too.

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What is a prepayment?

A prepayment is money paid in advance for business costs. Find out more.

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The complete guide to optimizing your accounts receivable

82% of businesses suffer from poor cash flow at some point. It puts small companies out of business and stops bigger ones from planning for the future. Learn how to avoid being part of the 82% by fixing your accounts receivable with this guide.

2 min readAlternative Payment Options

What is point-to-point encryption (P2PE)?

Learn more about point-to-point encryption (P2PE) with our simple guide.

3 min readPayments

What is a payment processor?

Our guide to payment gateways vs. payment processors vs. merchant accounts.

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A guide to merchant accounts for small businesses

Check out our comprehensive guide to merchant accounts for small businesses.

2 min readGlobal Payments

What are BIC and SWIFT bank codes?

BIC and SWIFT codes can be confusing, here is our simple guide...

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8 questions to ask your payment provider

How to judge if a payment provider is right for your business.

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Payment preferences in the US: 2019 - 2020 snapshot

How US businesses and consumers prefer to pay, and what it means for you.

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Payment methods are on a collision course with global business. But not for much longer.

The failure of B2B payments to be truly borderless is at odds with the very exercise it is primarily designed for - buying and selling things.

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5 lessons B2B SaaS companies need to know about global payment preferences

Payment preference matters. Learn how SaaS businesses can win more subscribers.

2 min readPayments

Payment preferences, conversion and growth: How to gain an advantage in the B2B market

Insights on payment preferences from over 4,000 businesses around the globe.

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[Report] Global payment preferences for recurring B2B purchases

We surveyed 4,990 businesses across 9 markets to determine which payment methods businesses prefer for different use cases.

9 min readPayments

The Complete Guide to Bacs and Bacs Payments

A guide on making payments in the UK: everything you need to know about Direct Debit, Bacs Direct Credit, CHAPS and Faster Payments.

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[Report] Consumer payment preferences for recurring purchases: 2019

12,785 consumers across 10 different markets share their payment preferences in 2019.

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Guide to automated payments and cash collection

Getting paid on time is an ongoing challenge for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). In this guide, we walk you through three automated payment options, and explain the key advantages (and disadvantages) of each as a cash collection method.

3 min readRetention

How to optimize your payment strategy to prevent involuntary churn

Every month, SaaS businesses are losing 1-4% of their customers through involuntary churn.

6 min readPayments

Standing orders: A complete guide

A guide to standing order payments, including how they work, pros, cons and alternatives.

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Best practices for taking recurring payments

Great businesses know that how customers pay is as important as when they pay.

3 min readPayments

Choosing the right payments API: a beginner's guide

You’ve probably heard the term 'API' mentioned often. But what do APIs actually do and why are they so important? In this guide, we’ll walk you through the basics.

2 min readPayments

Taking payments in Europe with SEPA - an introduction for US businesses

With different cultures, languages and regulations, expanding your business across Europe may feel rather daunting. Help is at hand.

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