5 ways you can get referrals for your business

5 ways you can get referrals for your business

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. That makes it the most…

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

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 process easy. Now, there are…

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

“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 as per your customer’s demands….

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

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

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 of this on the same…

Five Things Every eCommerce Entrepreneur Should Be Ready For in 2018

Five Things Every eCommerce Entrepreneur Should Be Ready For in 2018

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 thriving ones today. Consequently, eCommerce…

5 biggest hurdles in eCommerce and their solutions

5 biggest hurdles in eCommerce and their solutions

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 eCommerce website with little or…

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

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 than a good idea. Great…

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

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 can either make an educated…

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business

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 following mistakes that could set…

Your Revolutionary Payments Solution is now in Kuwait!

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 that PayTabs offers. Get your…

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

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 work to waste. Not to…

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PayTabs: A Special Tryst with Saudi Arabia

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 provide a convenient and secure…

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m-Commerce: The Future!

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 highest growth in mobile commerce,…

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Digital Marketing: Key for an e-Commerce 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 your own shopping cart, you…

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Blockchain: Driving the Future of FinTech

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 actions as human beings! Such…

How a Payment Gateway Works

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 is a step by step…

Technology: A Key Differentiator for PayTabs

“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 single store environment or a…

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Cashless in India

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 Digital India revolution and the…

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Realizing the Potential of E-Commerce in Philippines

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 that Philippines is ripe for…

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Starting Your E-Commerce Business: Key Points

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 e-commerce startups across the world….

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Our exclusive Saudi National Day offer is here!

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 up for our merchant account…

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PayTabs: Adding Value to Your Business

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 PayTabs can solve for your…

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Indian Marketplaces: Shift from Offline to Online

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: Similar incident happens; you login…

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Bahrain: An Early Adopter of Fintech

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 Silicon Valley or Singapore, favorable…

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Payments in The Kingdom

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 the truth is that, as…

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6 Factors Driving Indian E-Commerce

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 of e-commerce is tremendous in…

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Currencies Form the Core of Payments

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 where you are buying the…

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The State of Global Payments: Part 2

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 this piece, we will look…

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Adaptive Payments: The Game Changer!

The concept of marketplaces is not an unknown commodity in society, it has been existent since time immemorial and largely identified as a location where multiple merchants congregate to sell different types of goods and services to buyers. A mall is essentially a marketplace, as well. However, in recent times, the world of flea and open…

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Don’t Worry About Your Subscriptions!

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 term captive customer base through…

Physical Store vs Online Store

  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 costs of starting a physical…

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Evolution of The Indian Consumer

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 government, corporate or banks. Having…

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We can Ride on Your Cart!

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 cart platform. What a door…

Payments Form The Core of Digital India

Payments Form The Core of Digital India

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. If you thought the $100…

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PayTabs: Not Just Any Payment Gateway

“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 simple and secure platform for…

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How’s Fintech Accelerating the Digital India Vision!

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 shape in India: The Indian…

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5 Key Factors Driving Online Payments in UAE

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 2017, the global growth in…

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PCI-DSS: Does it sound Greek to you?

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. PCI-DSS stands for Payment Cards…

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Invoicing in a Jiffy!

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 necessity to have an invoicing…

7 Tips for E-Commerce Success

7 Tips for E-Commerce Success

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 we provide you with the…

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Payment Gateway Selection: 6 Factors to be Considered

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 give you a ready reckoner…

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The State of Global Payments

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 growth in non-cash transactions during…

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The World Has Shrunk!

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 or remits the amount to…

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The Security Imperative for Payment Gateways

  “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 accustomed to data breaches and…

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The Importance of Starting an Ecommerce Business

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 opening their doors to this…

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9 smart ways to boost your eCommerce business during Ramadan

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 festival that marks the breaking…

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5 Simple Steps to Launching a Successful Ecommerce Business

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 you have been toying with…

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How To Fully Protect Yourself Online

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 safety, online payments or data…

Transform your eCommerce today with PayTabs!

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 few were aware of the…

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Here’s what you missed at Seamless Middle East!

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 the event. This year’s installment…