When ecommerce store owners are setting up their business, typically, they might think of using tried and tested payment solutions that take debit and credit card payments, such as PayPal or Stripe. However, there are loads of other options out there, including smaller players that are by no means to be discounted – particularly if you’re solopreneur or SME.
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, online businesses, large and small, are reporting a massive increase in ecommerce sales. In fact, recent figures from Adobe's Digital Economy Index show US ecommerce sales have gone up by a whopping 49% in April alone!
In light of this surge, more and more businesses are doing all they can to adjust their online sale strategies to make it easier for consumers to continue spending during this challenging period
And many small to medium-sized operators have found a solution to help them achieve exactly that…
In May 2020 San Francisco-based payment giant, Square, launched a new service called Square Online Checkout. It’s important to note this isn't the same as Square Online Store.