Social Media Commerce: Tweet, Like, Buy

Today’s installment of the Official Merchant Services Blog is on the rise of E-commerce in social media. Last week, we covered the E-commerce offerings of the video game industry in detail. Today, I’d like to take a look at the role E-commerce is beginning to play in the realm of Facebook, Twitter and other social media websites.…

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Facebook Accused of Click Fraud

Today The Official Merchant Services Blog delves into the intricate and fascinating world of social media marketing and the pitfalls of Click Fraud. Our interest stems from a recent news story: Limited Pressing, an e-commerce company provides a platform for selling digital music and physical items, stated that they are dropping their Facebook page and removing…

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Mobile Commerce Concerns

Today The Official Merchant Services Blog turns its tech-obsessed eyes once again to the Mobile Payment Solution sector. Recently, Host Merchant Services became fully mobile and able to offer a mobile payment solution for Android and iPhone devices. This expansion continues, and HMS now also provides a payment processing solution for iPads as well. You…

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Host Merchant Services writes about Google Plus

Google+ is Here for Businesses

The Official Merchant Services Blog has been following Google+ and its beta for awhile now. We previously detailed the potential upside of Google+ for small businesses in this blog entry. The major setback to Google+ for businesses at that point time was that Google hadn’t fully allowed businesses to function in Google+. That changed three…

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