Read our recent article, Was Your Ecommerce Payments Platform Naughty or Nice in 2017? As we move into 2018, it can be helpful to take stock of what worked and what didn’t work in 2017. Ecommerce merchants and small business owners can reflect back on some of their greatest triumphs and biggest challenges of the past year to help determine what aspects of the operation are running smoothly and where improvements can be made going into the new year.

One of these important considerations is your ecommerce payments platform. Whether you used a merchant aggregator such as PayPal, Stripe or Square, or a merchant account services provider, now is an excellent time to evaluate your platform’s performance.