Mastercard® is helping small businesses open their digital doors
Now more than ever, having a digital presence is critical. We're working to get you online and arm you with the knowledge and resources to tackle some of the key challenges that you may face as you continue to navigate the new normal. To do so, we've curated a variety of products, offers and educational pieces to help you confidently build your business online safely.
Simple & secure online payments
To enable you to provide a superior shopping experience. Simplify Commerce® can increase your sales and reduce your operational costs by optimising your checkout conversion.
You don’t have to be a web developer to create a fantastic website for your business
Without a customer ever trying your product, you can win them over or repel them forever. It sounds extreme, but that’s how important a first impression is. And for many of us, that introduction comes from a website.
Simple is always better when it comes to design
From brand logos to the fonts on your website, design is an integral part of your business, its public face, and serves as a way to communicate key information to customers.
How to choose the right domain name
Make your online business stand out online with a unique domain name. Find out how to choose a domain for your brand that will help drive traffic to your website.
My Cyber Risk
Assess and prioritise your cybersecurity
To assess, prioritise and act on potential risks with your customer-facing digital footprint. My Cyber Risk uses non-invasive techniques to identify and evaluate potential problems against 40 security criteria. Free trial available until 31 March 20212.
MDES for Merchants
Securely store your customers payment credentials
To automatically update payment details when a card is expired or re-issued. MDES for Merchants offers best-in-class security for customer card details when saved on websites or in apps.
Mastercard Identity Check™
Enhanced checkout security
To create a seamless payment experience. Enjoy higher approval rates and increased security for your online transactions with payment authentication tools such as Mastercard Identity Check with EMV 3-D Secure technology.
Contact your Payment Services Provider about EMV 3-D Secure today.
Cyber Quant Lite
To measure & manage your digital business resilience
Cyber Quant Lite provides a dashboard view of your business’ cyber health so you can make sure your payment flows, company systems and customer data are secure. Try free until 31 December 20201.
Global Cyber Alliance: GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit for Small Business
Reduce Risk for Your Business
Get actionable guidance, resources and tools to combat cyberattacks. Take advantage of these free and effective tools from our partners at the GCA to take immediate action to reduce cyber risk for your business.
Cyber Readiness Institute: Cyber Readiness Program
Protect Yourself Against Cyber Vulnerabilities
Become more secure against today’s most common cyber vulnerabilities. Complete this free online program from our partners at the CRI to protect your data, employees, vendors and customers.
Email marketing tips
Email marketing is an important tool in growing your small business. Learn how you can build a successful email marketing strategy that will help you drive sales and increase brand loyalty.
Priceless Planet Coalition
Mastercard's Priceless Planet Coalition is an initiative that brings together the Mastercard network to support environmental sustainability and empower business and consumers to take collective action.
Accepting card payments
Accepting Mastercard has a real, positive impact on sales. Faster checkout, happier customers, guaranteed payment - these are just a few reasons why it makes sense to start accepting.
Cards for small business
Whether you're looking for a card that allows you to track and manage expenses or a card that gives you access to premium services or anything in between, we have a payment option that suits you.
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