New electronic payments comparison site is a big hit with SMEs
13th November 2012
RSTO's www.electronic-payments.co.uk is fast becoming the UK's number one comparison site for the online payments industry – with more than 13,000 visits since relaunching in October 2012.
Originally launched by digital outsourcing company RSTO in 2005, www.electronic-payments.co.uk was the result of a DTI-backed initiative to encourage eCommerce. The site recently underwent a makeover to reflect changes in the industry and offer even more payment solutions, news and features.
Before accepting electronic payments, businesses must unravel the complexities of acquiring banks, payment bureaus, payment gateways, MOTO, payment service providers and more. Visitors to the site can compare multiple payment solutions by annual cost, transaction value and volume – making www.electronic-payments.co.uk a unique service within the UK.
www.electronic-payments.co.uk helps you decide the best option for your business as well as outline the process involved in setting up your preferred payment solution. The site is set to expand in the coming months to feature payment forums, newsletters, special offers and more.
Nathan Elliot-Ling, RSTO's head of digital, explained the popularity of the site: "electronic-payments.co.uk was conceived to encourage small and medium sized businesses to take advantage of eCommerce opportunities. Your business could suffer if you are unable to accept credit and debit card payments electronically, and this site will help you find the best deal on the market.
"There are so many different payment products on the market it's daunting trying to understand what's involved – whether you are starting out or have been trading for several years.
"Also, how can you be sure that you're getting the best value and a product that's right for your business? By comparing the payment solutions, based on annual fees, transaction value and volume, businesses can get as clear a picture as possible of the costs involved.
"It's a unique site and we hope to offer payment solutions from every provider in the market."
Lynda Reinl, of leading payment solutions company Realex, pointed out the benefit for businesses. She said: "electronic-payments.co.uk is a valuable comparison tool for merchants – there is nothing else like it on the market.
"It can be a confusing and stressful experience for a new merchant and electronic-payments.co.uk is very focused on delivering impartial, accurate advice to users of the website."
Ian Cushion, Marketing Manager at SecureTrading added: "We are delighted to be working with RSTO. Choosing a payment gateway is a vital part of setting up your online business and merchants should do their research before making their decision. www.electronic-payments.co.uk allows you to do just that".
If you are a payment solutions provider and would like your products to be listed on
www.electronic-payments.co.uk then contact