Receiving payment on your website in Nigeria is now the new trend, from Membership management to restaurant, from online shopping mall to downloadable product and many more. But there is more that can be done to compliment receiving payments online – which will have direct impact on your revenue, customer base and corporate branding.
Specifically, when your target audience are Nigerian customers, we can facilitate deployment of Webpay online payment gateway for you to receive local Verve, Mastercard and Visa cards and even compliment it with other professional services FREE of charge.
This gateway has many advantages among which are:
Lower Shopping cart abandonment rate:
As a global standard, the less time your customers spend when about to make payment to you, the more likely they will complete the payment process. So it’s best to minimise the time customers spend when they want to pay you onilne. Unfortunately, many payment procesors makes this process longer – because they are middlemen. When this occurs, you have a high tendency of losing customers constantly.
Webpay will solve this problem easily, as the process has been simplified. Infact, after customers might have filled the forms on your website, they will proceed straight to where they will enter their card details and click pay; voila, the transaction is complete.
Nationwide Publicity thru the Banks:
When we deploy webpay for you, we will take extra time to facilitate it with Verve Card rewards system – FREE of charge. This reward will make it easy for you to enjoy Nationwide publicity and sales from all the Nigerian Banks issuing the card. Upon enrolment, All Nigerian banks will send email and SMS text message to their customers to order on your website or store and get a discount. Invariably, you will give the same money you are giving to advertisers to place advertisements directly to customers; who will give word of mouth adverts – when they use their ATM card and get a percentage discount (e.g order on yourwebsite.com and get 5% discount, offer ends 1st January 2017).
When you enrol for this reward programme, your brand name will be more known and respected, Customers get familiar with your organisation and instil trust (which is important in this part of the world), you get more sales, nationwide expansion of your products or services among others.
With firm relationship with 20 commercial banks in Nigeria and Over 20 million cards issued, your Advertisement will reach most Nigerian banking customers easily.
The Benefits of Verve rewards includes:
- New customer acquisition
- Increase in customer retention
- Increase in customer spend and transaction frequency
- Enhanced brand visibility and affinity
- Provision of analytics and business Intelligence reports on customers spending behavior to create unique offers that’s unknown to competition
- Rewards earned at partner merchants can be spent on your Website or instore with POS.
COMPONENTS OF VERVE REWARDS
Verve Rewards comprises of Cashbacks, Instant Discounts and Sweepstakes.
Cashbacks are earned when Verve cardholders make payments using their cards on Webpay or on POS at partner merchant locations. Cashbacks earned can be accumulated for every payment made and used to make payments at a future date with any of our partner merchants.
Instant discounts are enjoyed when Verve cardholders make payments for goods or services at partner merchant locations at a discounted price not the displayed retail price.
FREEDOM OF BANK CHOICE
Using interswitch webpay makes it easy for you to choose which bank you want to use to receive all your payments made to you. At setup, you will enter the Bank details you want your payments to be credited to. Sometimes, the bank relationship has to be changed, sometime due to poor service, fraud,inability to support your business among others, you don’t need to be tied to a particular bank indefinately, so if later you want to change your bank (similar to porting form MTN to etisalat telephone line) , all you have to do is contact interswitch to change the bank your funds will credited to and and supply them a new bank account detail, and voila your money goes to the new bank. Infact, you will not have to work with any codes adjustment before your bank will be changed.
Meanwhile, if you are using a particular Bank payment gateway, if you are leaving the bank, you forfeit the money paid for setup with that bank completely. Also, you will have to re-integrate the new bank gateway to your website, mobile apps (android, ios, windows, blackberry) among others.
Lower Transaction Charges
When you use Webpay, we will give advise to you on complimentary solutions that will reduce your Bank charges
and transaction processing fee by as high as 50%. Cutting cost as you may be aware means increasing your profitability. This is most usefull especially when you make many payments to Vendors, Staff salaries, Distributors etc. Amazingly, some of the solutions has Zero Deployment cost.
Discounted/FREE Integration to your Website
Depending on the nature of your business and/or track record, we can help you with the integration of Webpay to your Website, Web portal, mobile app (android, ios, windows Blackberry world) and other technologies to start receiving payments . We offer this services at a discounted rate or even FREE of charge sometimes to Interswitch customer – if we understand the nature of your business.
In addition, we can work with you to simplify the Interswitch Test to Live mode certification process. We will guide you thru till you begin receiving card payments on your website.
FREE Professional Guide
Going thru the paper documentation, gathering relevant data and others can be an herculean task sometimes. We will work directly with you to guide you on this, and even advise you on how to navigate technical and programming parts easily. Over the years working with many clients, we have prepared draft templates and letters you can easily edit with your company details to fast track the process. We will offer this service FREE of charge to our customers.
Webpay is an online payment processing platform in Nigeria. Infact without Webpay as it is popularly called, there is very little that can be done in online payment processing in Nigeria – because most Banks are relying on it to receive online payments. Webpay has over 5000 customers using the gateway to receive payments. The gateway support Verve cards, Visa and MasterCard.
To use the Interswitch WebPAY for accepting payment online, the customer has to register and be setup on the gateway in demo mode. Afterwards, the customer will go through a certification process, once this is passed, they will be migrated to a live mode and can start accepting real transactions on their website.
To be enrolled, the customer require a bank to generate Merchant ID for the customer on their platform – before Interswitch will then synchronize them together.
Although the setup process is a bit long and also uses a DIY integration document, the payment processor has also partnered with many developers including ediaro.com (Fladio International Nigeria Limited) to assist customers thru the process.
Merchant have the benefit of creating an account and linking their card, afterwards, they can make payment with the login details. Leveraging on their Subsidiary Card Company Verve International, Webpay customers also have the opportunity of enjoying VERVE REWARD program to give discount for customers. Upon been enrolled on the scheme, we can facilitate the Merchant can enjoy free advertisements as Verve will advertise their products and services online, at partnering stores, Banks bulk email and SMS to their customers among others Verve/Interswitch advertisement channels. ediaro.com, can help you facilitate this entire process.
- Customer is not mandated to have account with a specific Bank before he/she will be able to use the platform – virtually all Nigerian banks accepts Interswitch to process their payment.
- The payment processor are the major processor in Nigeria, hence, virtually all Banks will have to relate with them for all settlement issues related to using Interswitch cards and WebPAY platform.
- They have partnered with developers to facilitate the integration process, such as ediaro.com (Fladio International Nigeria Limited).
- WebPAY has other complimentary products that can be added, in addition to receive payments from customers. Some are used to make payments, give reward to customers, receive payment from multiple channels. Some of the other channels includes Collegepay Bank Branch, Collegepay Web, Collegepay Aggregator Scheme, Paydirect Bank Branch, Paydirect Web, AUTOPAY, Quickteller among others.
N150,000 (One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira)
Interswitch Verve, MasterCard & Visa (local) – TRANSACTION FEE: 1.5% of transaction amount (subject to a maximum of N2,000)
WebPAY is an Internet Payment Gateway developed by InterSwitch to facilitate payments on the Internet using debit cards issued by member banks on the InterSwitch network.
WebPAY plugs-in seamlessly with existing websites and acts as a bridge between a merchant’s website and financial institutions (banks) to process payment transactions. Customer card details are captured online via WebPAY in order to make purchases on the merchant’s site. The card details are sent in an encrypted manner to InterSwitch for real-time authorization at the issuing bank.
WebPAY integrates directly unto customers website enabling funds to be received into their account, but no elaborate reporting is provided. Paydirect – Web (without reporting) offers cash deposit information and is often the product of choice for medium and small businesses.
Most Nigerian have an Interswitch card or local MasterCard (which comes with Interswitch), hence virtually all Nigerian banks have an Interswitch license for processing Interswitch cards Online and thru other platforms such as POS, ATM etc.
HOW TO PROCEED
To be setup on WEBPAY, Fladio International Nigeria Limited can help you facilitate the entire process swiftly and fast; using our strategic partnership with Interswitch. We will provide you relevant forms, letter draft templates, documentation and guidance – FREE of charge. Contact us today for further inquiries, via: firstname.lastname@example.org, call (+234) 080-9502-9999.
About ediaro. com
For over 5 years ediaro.com (a member of Fladio International Nigeria Limited) has provided web solutions and advertising for public and private sectors. Our main division is Computer and Information Technology. Thanks to our flexible approach towards the development of new solutions, we have often been at the inception of digital revolution and incorporating the most recent technologies. When you partner with ediaro.com, you are associating with one of Africa's best company for your ICT needs, we are the 1st Nigerian Company listed on the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS) ECOBIZ computer session in 2010. Focusing on quality, reliability and design of our products and services has brought us customers and partnership with local and Multinational Companies such as United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), Interswitch Limited, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc among others. Our current customer portfolio covers individuals, companies and Government agencies across the globe including Nigeria, India, United Kingdom, Mozambique and United States of America.