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Mastercard and VISA certainly hope not, but Larry Page wants to be in your wallet. Well, not exactly--he wants to replace your wallet. Last month, when I talked about Google's new strategy--we do everything--I mentioned that Google is working hard to unseat PayPal, the online payments leader, but I think that I undersold Google's ambitions. Google wants to be the leading form of payments anywhere, not just online.So, how might they do that? Let me count the ways:Near Field Communication (NFC) was in the Google phone and Google wants Android support for NFC chips to give it a leg up on using your phone to pay for things in physical stores. Who wouldn't want to wave their phone at the cash register and be on their way?Google Wallet is stalking eBay's PayPal to take a piece out of the online payment market. eBay sued Google within hours of the Google Wallet announcement, so don't think this will be a quiet fight.Well, that wasn't hard to count, right? Doesn't sound too … [Read more...] about Will Google be your new credit card?
In the same way that Apple redefined and accelerated the development of the smartphone market with the iPhone in 2007, Google Wallet marks the beginning of the mobile payments era. Google is certainly not the first company operating in the sector, and it might not turn out to be the leader. But with last week’s announcement, Google has helped to bring new coherence and focus to the otherwise Darwinian and chaotic landscape of mobile payments. Let’s Review the Google Wallet Announcement What do we know about Google Wallet so far? Phones: Google Wallet will work with the Android Nexus S (via Sprint in the US) — and, through a NFC-enabled sticker, on potentially all smartphones (more on that below). Cards: The program will work with Citi MasterCard, a pre-loaded Google Prepaid Card (which can be “refilled” from any source of funds) and gift cards from various participating merchants. Google wants all payment, gift and loyalty cards to work with the system … [Read more...] about With Google Wallet Mobile Payments Era Is Finally Here
As the adoption of smartphones increases, consumers are becoming comfortable using their smartphones and tablets to buy goods, transfer money and perform many different kinds of financial transactions. According to Google’s Our Mobile Planet: United States, penetration is currently 44% of the U.S. population, and 66% access the Internet daily. Retailers can engage these always-connected consumers by adopting a mobile strategy that includes having an optimized mobile storefront and a mobile payment system. Optimized Mobile Storefronts Because mobile deviceshave changed consumer behavior, especially the way consumers shop, having an optimized mobile storefront becomes critical for engaging consumers across the many different paths to purchase. We explained the benefits of mobile storefronts in How To Boost In-Store Traffic & Sales By Optimizing Your Mobile Storefront For Local SEO. Mobile Payments In addition to optimizing for local search, it is also necessary to be prepared … [Read more...] about Closing The Loop From Mobile Search To Mobile Payment Systems
We don’t have to be in the thick of the hectic shopping season to know how important online purchases are. It’s a booming industry throughout the entire year. And, it’s a vital part of your business. If you’re not able to make electronic sales, how can your online business survive? Without being able to receive payments electronically, your top notch site and high-ranking would be for nil. Today, this shouldn’t be an issue. It’s relatively easy to collect payments for goods and services from anywhere in the world via payment service providers. With so many online payment solutions out there, though, which ones can you trust for that all important credit card, bank transfer, or real-time orders? Here are our 10 best selections. WooCommerce WooCommerce allows WordPress users to create their very own e-commerce shop. There are several neat features that make this payment processor worth your time. Besides being vendor and customer friendly, you can run … [Read more...] about The 10 Most Popular Online Payment Solutions