October 2014

29
Oct

Preparing for #GivingTuesday: December 2

The holiday season used to just entail Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. These days, we are marking up our calendars for even more important dates and it’s causing marketers that much work (but bringing in more revenue for retailers and nonprofits). In its third year is Giving Tuesday, which comes right after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Since it’s launch, the

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21
Oct

@Pay is Growing: New Hires

  Meagan Rhodes recently relocated to Albuquerque from Nashville and joined the @Pay team as their Digital Marketing Lead. She formerly was Community Manager and Editor of 12th & Broad Magazine (Gannett); UGC Editor of The Tennessean newspaper (Gannett); Production Manager of Nashville Arts Magazine and ArtNowNashville.com. She has served in leadership roles for many arts organizations & boards and

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16
Oct

Millennials: Reshaping Online Giving

NPR recently posted an article on their “All Tech Considered” blog about how Millennials are drastically changing how we give to nonprofits — especially online. “Millennials are spending — and giving away their cash — a lot differently than previous generations, and that’s changing the game for giving, and for the charities that depend on it,” the article by Elise Hu

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14
Oct

Getting Prepared for Holiday Online Sales

Last year, holiday non-store sales grew 8.6 percent, according to Shop.org, and last week they forecast that online sales in November and December of 2014 would grow between 8-11 percent, which could mean as much as $105 billion over last holiday season. The National Retail Federation credits this boost to consumer optimism. How can you capture this extra revenue in

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13
Oct

John Killoran + Mobile Payments Conference 2014

Watch @Pay President & CEO John Killoran as he talks bill pay, donations, and mobilizing retail at the 2014 Mobile Payments Conference in Chicago.     John Killoran of @Pay at the October 2014 Mobile Payments Conference

13
Oct

Heartland Payment Systems Partners with @Pay

We’re excited to announce @Pay’s partnership with Heartland Payment Systems, a $2.1 billion publicly traded company that manages credit-card payments for over 300,000 merchants nationwide. Heartland is the fifth largest payment processor in the United States, delivering credit, debit, prepaid card processing, mobile commerce, e-commerce, marketing solutions, security technology, payroll solutions, and related business solutions. The Fortune 1000 company that

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13
Oct

@Pay Featured on PYMNTS.com

What is the missing link to selling online? According to @Pay President and CEO John Killoran, the answer is simple: Email. “[Email is] a connecting point to customers, and most importantly, it can be used to reach them on their mobile phones,” John said in a recent interview with PYMNTS.com. So why are 97 percent of mobile shopping carts abandoned by

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