Bloc Checkout: Never Miss a Sale again with Bloc.

Introducing Bloc Checkout. Bloc ensures you never have to worry about payment failures, in this post we share how we make that happen.

Have you ever experienced the frustration of a customer trying to pay you but encountering payment issues? Not only does it delay the transaction and potentially cost you a sale, but it can also leave the customer dissatisfied and more likely to take their business elsewhere in the future.

However, what if I told you that a positive payment experience could actually be a game-changer for your business? By providing a seamless payment process, you can increase customer satisfaction, generate more revenue, and stand out from your competitors.

Sadly, many businesses lack the time and expertise to optimize their payment systems, leaving them missing out on potential sales. But with the right tools and knowledge, you can turn payments into a revenue enabler and take your business to the next level. Don't let missed sales hold you back - prioritize the payment experience and reap the rewards.

Introducing Bloc Checkout

Encountering payment issues can be a major setback for businesses, whether it's due to technical difficulties with your payment processor or incompatible payment methods. In such cases, it's usually a tough situation for the business. To curb these issues, it's crucial to address the problem quickly and provide workable solutions to the customer.

One effective way to minimize payment issues is by offering a range of payment options. You can now say goodbye to payment woes and hello to increased sales and customer satisfaction with Bloc Checkout- your tough times with payments don't have to last!

What is Bloc Checkout?

Bloc checkout is a payment orchestration infrastructure that enables businesses like yours to accept payments from a wide range of payment providers and payment methods. By using Bloc checkout, businesses can increase their sales by providing customers with various payment methods, making it convenient for them to make purchases.

At Bloc, our checkout product offers multiple payment methods, including cards, bank transfers, direct debit, USSD, and more, ensuring that you never miss a sale, all of these accessible via clicks only. Providing customers with multiple payment options increases the chances of successful and hassle-free transactions and can also improve customer satisfaction, reduce cart abandonment rates, and ultimately boost sales.

Another advantage of using Bloc checkout to power your payments is the security we offer. We implement advanced security measures to safeguard sensitive payment information, ensuring that transactions are safe and secure. This not only helps to establish trust with customers but also protects businesses from potential fraud and chargebacks.

In today's competitive market, having a range of payment options is no longer a luxury but a necessity for businesses that wish to thrive. By utilizing Bloc Checkout, you can not only eliminate payment issues but also stay one step ahead of the competition.

In addition to our payment processing capabilities, Bloc offers a range of other features to assist businesses in managing their finances. For instance, our platform provides real-time reporting, allowing businesses to have an overview of their analytics through our dashboard and view all synchronized transactions from different providers in one place.

With our built-in technology called auto switching, you won't have to worry about experiencing any downtime. It comes with numerous benefits to enhance your payment processing experience.

What you need to Know About Auto switching - For Your Reliable Payments

To ensure that you never miss a sale again with Bloc checkout, we have implemented an internal system called auto switching.

This innovative technology guarantees uninterrupted payment processing for businesses. Here's how it works: when we detect that a specific provider is experiencing downtime, we assist you in seamlessly switching to another enabled provider from your list. Additionally, you can also choose to perform the switch manually through our dashboard.

Some of the online payment options available on Bloc

As seen above, this business currently has Paystack set as the default provider for bank transfer, and by clicking the three dots on the right-hand side of Flutterwave, a prompt for a switch is provided. It's quick and easy!

Benefits of Auto switching for Payments

Auto switching empowers businesses to deliver reliable payment services, ensuring no sale is missed. Here are some of the benefits of our auto switching technology:

  1. Continuous Service Availability: Auto switching ensures that transactions continue without any interruptions by promptly detecting and redirecting them to other payment providers when there are issues with a particular payment provider or processor.
  2. Seamless Transitions: Automated switching to an alternative provider ensures a smooth payment flow without any noticeable impact.
  3. Minimized Downtime Impact: Auto switching reduces revenue loss, customer dissatisfaction, and business disruptions.
  4. Manual Intervention: Businesses have control to manually trigger the switch, offering increased flexibility and proactive management.

Other benefits of our internal system to businesses include an enhanced customer experience, uninterrupted payments, reliability, business continuity, and operational efficiency, all of which contribute to your business thriving.

Accepting Payments with Bloc Checkout

We're here to help you understand how to provide your customers with the best payment experience.

Let's get started by guiding you through the entire process of onboarding, integrating the checkout into your business, and ensuring smooth transaction processing.

  1. Onboarding Process: Getting started with Bloc Checkout is quick and straightforward:
  • Begin by visiting our website and selecting “Go to the Dashboard“ at the top right corner to sign up. Alternatively, you can reach out to our sales team to express your interest in using Bloc Checkout to power payments for your business. We will guide you through the process, including how to complete your Know Your Business (KYB) requirements, going live and passing your first transaction.
  • At this point, you can enable providers and make use of our payment links product to immediately start accepting payments.

  1. Integration Process: Integrating the Checkout into your existing business infrastructure is designed to be simple and hassle-free:

  • Our comprehensive documentation and developer resources and can all be viewed here. This will enable your developers to quickly understand and implement our infrastructure within your application or website through our API or checkout widget.
  • To ensure a smooth transition, we provide a sandbox environment where you can test the integration without affecting live transactions. Developers can thoroughly evaluate the functionalities and simulate various scenarios before going live.

  1. Transaction Processing: Once you have successfully integrated checkout via the Bloc API or Dashboard, you can start processing live transactions effortlessly via our API or checkout widget and enjoy:

  • A wide range of payment options for your customers, providing your customers with the convenience of choosing their preferred payment option at checkout. Additionally, we provide payment links that can be created and shared across all your social media platforms, enabling you to receive payments easily.
  • Secure payment processing. Every transaction processed through Bloc checkout is safeguarded with robust security measures, including encryption of keys.
  • Real-time monitoring and reporting. With Bloc checkout, you have access to real-time monitoring and reporting tools. Keep track of transaction statuses, view detailed reports, and analyse payment data to gain valuable insights into your business' financial performance.


We understand the importance of not missing out on sales and providing the best possible experience to your customers, all while keeping costs in mind. That's why we offer a transparent and straightforward pricing model that caters to the needs of businesses. Our pay-as-you-go pricing system offers convenience, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness.

Bloc is revolutionizing the payment landscape for businesses by providing a comprehensive and user-friendly system that simplifies payment processing. Through our seamless onboarding process, no-code payment tools like payment links, and auto-switching technology, we ensure a smooth and uninterrupted payment experience. We are excited to welcome you on board to join other successful businesses streamlining their payment process in a dependable and reliable way.

Get started here to unlock the potential of efficient payment solutions and never miss a sale.

Chioma Amah