Payment processing has become a big deal as new systems, security measures, and methods have changed. The whole processing system is becoming more and more complicated. It's nice to read about things that can make it easier for customers.

Kissmetrics, a blog about analytics, marketing and testing, came up with nine ways to make the payment process easier for online customers. 1. Provide a number of payment methods. 2. Allow payments without requiring an account. 3. Deliver a seamless design. 4. Don't redirect people. 5. Make errors easy to fix. 6. Ask for essential info only. 7. Provide reassurances on security and privacy. 8. Keep distractions to a minimum. 9. Have clear calls to action.