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What Is 3D Secure Authentication?

June 7, 2019 . by Aaron B . . in Blog

It’s always important for you to stay up to date with the latest technological advances and developments that could affect your own online store. One of the latest changes that will be coming into effect over the next few months is 3D secure 2.0 for online payments. This is a new update that aims to […]

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May – Mental health month

April 30, 2019 . by Aaron B . . in Blog

5th of June update I would like to thank everyone for the support during May, as promised 20% (totaling $500) of all plugin sales & renewals have gone to WP&UP to bolster the great work that these guys do. Thank you to everyone who took part in buying a plugin during this time, to all […]

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The Luhn Algorithm

February 7, 2019 . by Aaron B . . in news

Have you ever wondered what happens if you enter the wrong credit card information to a payment gateway? Does the number get rejected, does it try to take payment so you still get your products, or does some random person suddenly lose a chunk of money? When it comes to important technologies such as payment […]

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What Payment Gateway Solution is Best for You?

November 15, 2018 . by Aaron B . . in Business

In the ever-changing climate of digital technology, it’s so important that you take the right measures to stay ahead of the game. As a retail business, there are several ways that you can increase customers, profit, and engagement, and possibly even put your business in the running to be industry-leading. One of the most important […]

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Online Payment Processing Options 101

August 16, 2018 . by Aaron B . 6 minute read . in Business

What is online payment processing? Online payment processing is the system that allows you to purchase goods or services on the internet without using cash. There are two main elements, the payment gateway and the payment processor. The gateway performs the first part of the transaction; this is usually encryption followed by an authorisation request […]

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What is PCI compliance and does it affect me?

March 15, 2018 . by Aaron B . 11 minute read . in Blog

If you plan to run an e-commerce site, you need to be familiar with PCI compliance. PCI stands for Payment Card Industry, which is an independent body that was created by the major payment card brands (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and JCB). PCI establishes a set of specific rules and requirements you need to […]

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8 Steps to an Effective Time Management Strategy for Small Businesses

July 19, 2017 . by Aaron B . 9 minute read . in Business

Time management is a challenge for all of us, but we entrepreneurs and small businesses owners face a unique set of issues when it comes to making the most of our time. Not only are we juggling projects, we’re juggling several clients simultaneously while we try to find new work. Start with self-awareness We can’t […]

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MY 7 STEPS FOR A SUCCESS-BASED MORNING ROUTINE

April 20, 2017 . by Aaron B . 14 minute read . in Blog

I’ve always wanted to be one of those successful people who jump out of bed excited and motivated in the morning, who are able to be productive, and carry that positive momentum into the rest of their lives. The thing is, I’m just not a morning person. And I’ve always found it quite difficult to […]

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How to truly differentiate and stand out of the crowd

April 11, 2017 . by Aaron B . 7 minute read . in Business

With so many web development agencies and other freelancers on the market, it can be hard to differentiate your offering. But making yourself (and your work) stand out from the crowd is paramount in these times of change. If you simply type in a phrase like “web development” on Google, you soon realise that there’s […]

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The AG Yearly Round Up – 2016

February 9, 2017 . by Aaron B . 6 minute read . in Business

In 2016 We are AG celebrated its 3rd year of life – can you believe it??? Where has the time gone…? It was another great year full of exciting projects, new clients, rollercoasters journeys and some good learning in between. We got a new look! There’s a lot of pressure on a website of a […]

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