BlueSnap, a payment technology company, provides customers with an All-in-One Payment Platform they can use in order to reduce costs and increase sales. Through its virtual terminal the platform supports services such as online and mobile sales, subscriptions, market places, manual orders, and invoice payments.
It provides an online payment solution designed to accelerate commerce for B2B, B2C, and eCommerce businesses. Bluesnap’s products and services are available in Canada, the United States, and 178 other countries.
Although they do not support card-present transactions through a USB card reader, the virtual terminal is able to support all telephone and mail orders by simply keying in the credit card information from the customer manually.
Products and Services
With its impressive product lineup, BlueSnap provides eCommerce merchants with virtually every feature needed to conduct a successful online business. Some of the offerings include:
• Merchant Accounts
BlueSnap partners with several 3rd party processors such as First Data and Vantiv to provide their customers with merchant accounts.
• Payment Gateway
BlueSnap’s proprietary payment gateway, Powered Buy Platform, forms the heart of the payment system that accepts 110 payment types in 100 currencies including PayPal, all major credit cards, and ACH payments via wire transfer and eCheck, making it an ideal platform for international merchants.
• Subscription Billing
Subscription billing includes full-scale customization and other features such as an account updater to update payment information when a customer’s file expires.
• Virtual Terminal
BlueSnaps proprietary virtual terminal accepts orders placed by telephone, fax, email, or mail at card-not-present rates. The company operates on a flat processing rate for US merchants of 2.9% plus $0.30 per transaction and 1.4% plus $0.30 for European Union countries.
Account fees are low with no monthly or annual fees, account setup fees, gateway fees, or PCI compliance. However, there is an account maintenance fee for accounts that produce less than $2,500 per month.
Overall BlueSnap has a lot to offer including flat-rate pricing, no additional fees, robust international support, and no long-term contracts, making it an affordable option for eCommerce merchants who need a reliable and affordable payment gateway.