The GlobalCollect blog is designed for online merchants. We provide information and help you gain insight related to eCommerce in order to help grow your online business worldwide.

Why our customers voted us Best PSP at the CNP Awards

6 June 2014 - If you work in online payments, you probably know that the CNP Expo recently took place in Florida. If you’re a player, you probably attended. My colleagues Kent Wuebben and Rob Marriott certainly did, and took home the Customer Choice Award for Best Payment Service Provider at the CNP Awards ceremony.

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7 Signs You’re Not Optimizing Your Online Revenue

3 June 2014 - It’s a great time to be an online merchant. Consumers are showing greater confidence and a growing preference for buying online. Globally online spending is experiencing double digit growth in major categories like retail and travel. But increasing competition, rapid market changes, and finicky consumers create challenges for online merchants.

If you’re an online merchant, you need to continuously look for ways to grow your revenue. Here are 7 indicators that can help you determine how well you are optimizing your sales opportunities.

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eCommerce Payment Professionals Come Together at MRC

26 May, 2014 - Earlier this month, I was in Disneyland Paris. But the topic of interest was Risk, not Rides.

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Free To Play Monetization and Player Conversion in Video Gaming

One of the most frequent stumbling blocks for Free to Play (F2P) games is the effective monetization of their player base. Effectively achieving this goal requires developers and publishers are cognizant of three primary factors:

- Knowledge of their customer base
- Offering alternative payments solutions
- Streamlined in-game payments

The most important factor determining the success of F2P and MMO (massive multiplayer online) monetization is knowledge of

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Global eCommerce: eRetailers only get one shot in emerging markets

Global consumers in BRIC countries give retailers one shot at developing a successful buying experience with them. Furthermore, a bad experience from the consumer could kill a brand.

Where can retailers make the first impact? Checkout.

The top two reasons for abandonment at the checkout are uncertain conditions (32%) and no preferred payment method (30%).

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