How to reach peak payments conversion in 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for digital goods and services has exploded as businesses have been forced online and customers have been shopping safely from home. Most of us experienced a much higher number of video calls that replaced face to face interaction, even birthday parties and weddings ceremonies were done via video these days. The digital conference tool Zoom experienced a huge spike in use on a single day in April, with 300 million people using its services.

Consequently, digital businesses are now reaching a critical mass, with demand coming in from new demographics and geographies, while payments are playing a critical role, enabling them to open up new markets and optimize the potential from existing customers.

So, in this blog I’ll explain the key areas for digital companies to consider, and how to reach what we call ‘peak payments conversion’.

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