How to accept online credit card payments for your business

With new online payment options popping up constantly it can be hard to keep up with the best way for your business to take payments from your customers. The standard method in the past has been to apply to your bank for a credit card merchant account, wait several months for them to set it up, then hook up a payment gateway so your shopping cart can talk to the bank. This can still be your best option if you process payments over the counter with your EFTPOS machine. NZ based options include Paystation, which has lower fees and is

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In Total Control of your Business and Personal Email?

Recently Vodafone announced it was ending its Email service to its Clients. Are you one of the 250,000 clients whom this will affect and how can you make sure the transition is smooth and seamless, so it’s business as usual for you? Email is an important element to a huge number of businesses. Without it, many businesses will cease to operate. If you are on one of the Vodafone services then you need to make some changes before 30 November. What are Your Options? For free personal accounts, Gmail and Outlook are simple and reliable services to switch to however

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Stripe, Paypal or Shopify Payments – which payment processor is best?

There are a plethora of options to choose from when deciding which shopping cart, credit card merchant facility and payment gateway to choose from. In part 1 of this guide I’ll give you an overview of the best New Zealand payment processing options we’ve used for our many e-commerce installations that do not require a payment gateway. In part 2 I’ll take a look at credit card merchant facilities and payment gateways and in part 3, shopping carts or e-commerce platforms. The more services you use the more monthly fees you incur. There’s a fee for the shopping cart, the

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Should Your Website Use Long Scrolling Pages?

You’ve probably seen them everywhere; loved some and hated others. Long scrolling websites have evolved from a need to give impatient users on mobiles, tablets, smart TVs (and don’t forget desktops) everything they want and no more, in the shortest possible time and in the most engaging way. NZ’s most well known example could be Xero. One of my favourite is Spotify. Well built responsive long scrolling pages tend to be more engaging because a series of concise content pieces are highly visual, easily digested. Each section of content tends to be contained by a single screen regardless of the

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Welcome Kaeli

Anyware is delighted to welcome Kaeli Bunt to our team. Kaeli joins us to help with admin, client support and other stuff so you may talk to her next time you call or email us. We’re also very sad to lose Kim. Kim has been a fantastic addition to the team over the last couple of years and is moving in to the health and beauty industry. Good luck and Kim and we hope you love it!

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This month Phil shows you how to earn more from your web site marketing machine by breaking your big scary project into tasty wee morsels. Ask any good business coach how to achieve something big and they’ll tell you to break it into small pieces and schedule regular time in your calendar. You’ll nibble at the pieces and get it done. Nowhere is this technique more effective (or necessary) than improving your web site marketing machine. Read newsletter

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