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PayJunction Experts: How to Keep Your E-Commerce Payments Secure

By Yan Kulakov, Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 in Articles, Guest posts, Tips and tricks

Christina Lavingia Christina Lavingia is the content marketing manager at PayJunction, which integrates with CS-Cart. As PCI Level 1 Merchant Account Provider and Payment Gateway, PayJunction eliminates one of your bills and secures your e-commerce payments through tokenization, remote signature capture, AVS and CVV. PayJunction is a pioneer in paperless payment processing and provides its customers with one free EMV-ready terminal to accept secure transactions in-person and online.

If you’re a responsible business owner, you likely take precautionary measures to protect your business. These may include locking up your retail location at the end of the day, restricting cash register access to certain employees, and responsibly managing all paper files and documents.

It can be easy to overlook (especially as a new business), but securing your customers’ payment information should be at the top of your priority list. After all, even one data breach could cost you enough business to shut down operations. This is true for in-store and e-commerce payments.

If you run an e-commerce store, there are numerous security protocols and best practices you can follow to ensure you’re operating a safe cardholder environment and protecting your customers. Here are four tips to do just that:


E-commerce Design Trends in 2018

By Yan Kulakov, Thursday, March 1st, 2018 in Articles, Guest posts, Tips and tricks

Alexandra North Alexandra North is the Content Editor at, a comparison and review platform for webhosting.

Each year, eCommerce claims a larger percentage of worldwide retail transactions. By some projections, that percentage will be as high as 17% by 2022. But in such a competitive online market where dozens of other similar businesses are competing for consumer attention, how is an eCommerce business supposed to distinguish themselves? Alongside thoughtful, customer-focused additions like custom packaging and instant checkout, standing out in the world of eCommerce can often come down to the effectiveness of your site’s design.


Simple and Effective Ways to Reduce Cart Abandonment

By Yan Kulakov, Thursday, February 1st, 2018 in Guest posts, Tips and tricks

Jason Chow Jason Chow is an Outreach Manager and marketer for, where we provide content and marketing for startups and online businesses.

Don’t you just hate it when you see a customer adds items to the shopping cart, only to just abandon it right before checkout? Shopping cart abandonment is a serious issue that online businesses often face and unfortunately, it’s impossible to eliminate it completely.


3 Reasons Why You Should Set-Up PayPal Express Checkout on CS-Cart

By Yan Kulakov, Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 in Articles, Guest posts

Karthik Reddy Karthik Reddy, Community Manager at, is the author of India’s Number 1 travel blog. Boasting an MBA in computer science, he once decided to get away from the office desk life and take a breathtaking journey around the world. He is eager to use the power of the global network to inspire others. A passionate traveller and photography enthusiast, he aspires to share his experiences and help people see the world through his lens.

PayPal is the most popular online payment system used by both merchants and shoppers across countless ecommerce platforms in the world. The PayPal success story makes it really clear why it is the best checkout option for your customers. CS-Cart on the other hand is a well curated shopping cart platform that offers hundreds of add-ons and features that will take your e-commerce store to the next level.

The options available on CS-Cart cut across all types of ecommerce stores from a small miniature online shop to a large ecommerce site. The process of setting up a PayPal express checkout on your website with CS-Cart checkout is quite simple. Here’s why we believe pairing up the two will create a powerful ecommerce.


How Chatbots are Shaping the Ecommerce Industry

By Yan Kulakov, Thursday, January 25th, 2018 in Articles, Guest posts, Tips and tricks

Alex Levin Alex Levine is a Digital Strategist for a Top SEO Agency in Canada. He takes an in-depth, hands-on approach to startup social business strategy. He has experience in digital marketing, social media, content strategy, and marketing communications.

Chatbot is a subset of artificial intelligence that can conduct conversations. Chatbots are also called by many different names like talkbots, interactive agents, artificial conversational entity, IM bots, and chatterbots among others. Chatbots have been causing a stir in the ecommerce industry as more and ecommerce sites integrate chatbots into their systems.

So, what’s causing the commotion? What can chatbots really do for e-commerce businesses? Are chatbots really that good? Should chatbots be integrated on my ecommerce site? Let’s try to have all these questions answered.