Anytime a business thinks about integrating new software or solutions, there’s one major fear: “how much time and money will this cost?” That’s where a flexible payment API solution comes into the mix.
Benefits of a Flexible Payment API
Having the right flexible payment API to fit your business’s goals can transform your payments experience. This, of course, starts with the integration process. Payments itself is complicated, but your business shouldn’t have to worry about the nitty-gritty technical nuances. Leave that up to an expert like Payline.
Having a payment API that’s fully customizable allows you to offer solutions like Payline’s Quick Click Shopping Cart, which is a button that allows your customers to tailor their online checkout experience. Or perhaps you want to add a button to accept donations to support a social cause. All of that can be done with a simple API.
So how flexible is flexible? A flexile payment API should give your customers full customization capabilities that allows you to have control over how you want to accept payments, and through whichever device you (and your customers) choose. With an easy integration portal, your business can add these options without delaying your business flow.
Flexibility also matters when it comes to underwriting your merchant accounts. Because your business should have full control over your payments, when they get processed and settled, having payment API-based solutions gives you the control you need to stay connected with your customers (which matters for acquisition, retention and satisfaction).
Seamless Payment API with a Built-In Security Guard
Your business should be given control over its own payments without having to worry about the security risks. By having the right partner to power your payment API, you’ll have the reassurance that you can integrate new solutions without opening yourself up to added risk.
When evaluating payment API solutions, you must ensure they follow PCI Compliance data security standards. The payment API should also offer a secure way to integrate into your software service. You’ll also want to be reassured that any new software or solution keeps your payments and your customer’s payments protected.
For businesses looking for peace of mind that they can keep up with the evolving trends, and can continually update their products and services offered through their website or mobile app, having a flexible, secure payment API-based solution fills that gap.
Not only does a payment API offer your business the flexibility to onboard new tools, it gives your business the chance to do so in a secure, seamless environment — giving you the chance to make payments great again, which can grow your revenue streams faster.
Anna Lothson is a content contributor for Payline Data. She previously wrote for PYMNTS.com, as a Sr. Content Producer, where she focused on financial services and payments innovation, fraud and security, emerging payments, and FinTech news, research and thought-leadership content across the payments industry.