At Payfirma, it’s our mission to make payments understandable. We know that the payments industry can be a bit, ok a lot, confusing. You’re constantly bombarded with terms like Aggregator, Fintech, Interchange, NFC and other industry jargon and most likely have no idea what any of them mean. As a result you may be reluctant to reading about anything to do with payments and unfortunately you could be missing out on a great learning opportunity.
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Many businesses keep up to date with the latest digital marketing blogs and for good reason. Understanding marketing and using it to grow your business is important. But the thing is, learning about payments is no different.
Keeping yourself educated about transaction fees, chargebacks and other things things that impact your business on a daily basis will help you make smarter business decisions.
Payments can be a way to help you achieve those ambitious business goals and you probably didn’t even know it. So, we’ve put together a list of 10 resources to help you stay up to date with the latest payments news and insights.
Pymnts is an excellent payments blog to find international and national industry news. The site features many different topics from mobile commerce to security and risk. You’ll also find some very interesting opinion pieces by a few of the leading industry experts such as Karen Webster and David S. Evans.
FinTech Feed is a weekly curated publication full of the best fintech articles (Financial Technology) from across the internet sent right to your inbox. It’s free to subscribe!
Mobile Payments Today
Mobile payments are a hot topic and one of the most interesting technological advances in modern times. Mobile Payments Today provides valuable insight into how consumers are interacting with mobile payments and how they affect your business.
While Multichannel Merchant isn’t exactly considered a “payments” blog, it does touch on payments news now and again. Plus there is some amazing information on how and why being a multichannel merchant can grow your business. And really, what merchant doesn’t want that?
Mobile Commerce Daily
Mobile Commerce Daily is the news leader in mobile commerce and retail. Here you will find timely articles about what is going on in the mobile commerce space. They provide many articles backed by real data that can help you make smarter business decisions.
Since 2007, Finovate conferences have showcased innovative banking and financial technology in demo style format. They boast that 700+ Fintech companies have taken stage in NYC, London & San Francisco. They also have an awesome blog where they talk about cutting edge technologies in the payments industry. Learn how the future of payments can help increase your sales.
The Fintech Journal is a great resource to learn the latest news on what’s going on within the industry, expert opinions and fintech events.
Finextra is another payments blog featuring some great industry news, thought leadership pieces, announcements, resources, events and more.
TechCrunch publishes the best and latest tech articles, which includes a lot of Fintech pieces. Definitely a place to check out, especially if you are an eCommerce business.
What do you think of our list? What is your favourite resource to learn about the payments industry? Did we forget someone? Leave us a comment and let us know!