On Aug. 15, 2014, the first e-commerce payment solution designed to handle both bitcoin as well as emerging alt-coins at checkout, GoCoin, released a Click-to-Bill feature making it even easier for merchants to accept digital currency payments from their customers.
"Consumers are getting more accustomed to alternative forms of payment, and with SMS billing we're helping merchants replicate the online experience with in-store commerce and account top-ups," commented Steve Beauregard, co-founder and CEO of GoCoin, in a press release.
- Merchants can now create invoices and request payment via email or text message directly from their GoCoin Dashboard, In just a few short clicks.
- For SMS invoices, the user receives an alert on their mobile device with a link to view the bill.
- Clicking it launches their bitcoin wallet, where they are prompted to select their preferred currency and submit the payment.
GoCoin offers simple plugins for popular e-commerce shopping carts, in order to streamline the payment process . The company has recently expanded its open source plugin library to include: Magento, WooCommerce, Prestashop, ZenCart, VirtueMart, OpenCart, OSCommerce, as well as UberCart.
GoCoin is also offering FREE office hours with its ecommerce expert engineers to walk merchants through the simple integration process and how to enhance consumer engagement at checkout. Appointments are on a first-come, first-served basis.
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