Have you considered offering direct debit (DD) as a payment method for your products/services online? Here is an explanation and some helpful tips about the process.
Many retailers feel direct debit is too cumbersome to install and as a result the vast majority of online shops tend to only offer credit card (CC) as their only payment method. Research suggests however that online shoppers would much prefer to have the option of DD, particularly for high-value items and time delimited services such as annual subscriptions, insurance etc.[. . .]
UPC recently undertook some research into Ireland’s internet usage and trends with some extremely interesting results. Ireland is not often singled out when it comes to internet research so this data finally gives us some figures specific to the Republic of Ireland (ROI). It now gives us the opportunity to compare ourselves to other EU states instead of being subsumed into overall EU figures. Below is an overview of the main points.[. . .]