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Author Archives: Jared Christensen

Jared designs things for Blinksale. He is also tall, and a terrible basketball player.

Blinkpay is here!

UPDATE: As of September 2013, Blinkpay is no longer available. For the same functionality, feel free to use our integration with Stripe to get paid via Blinksale with money deposited directly to your bank account. Early this morning, we moved Blinkpay out of beta testing, and it is now available for everyone. Hurray! To get […]

Blinkpay: So close you can taste it

And it tastes like sweet, sweet success. We tested our first Blinkpay transaction this morning, and it was pretty glorious. Here’s the play-by-play: Brandon (Blinksale’s CEO) created and sent an invoice to me (Jared) for some Rusty Tacos I had for lunch with him yesterday. Witnessing this grand occasion was the JetPay team, our partner […]

Update: Blinksale outages

Yesterday afternoon (CST), Blinksale came under a DDoS attack. Since that time, we have worked to defend against the attacks by installing (additional) hardware firewalls. At present, the majority of Blinksale accounts are back up and running, and the firewall appears to be doing its job. We are truly sorry for the outage, and thank […]

Beta testers needed for Blinkpay: Integrated payment processing service

For the last few months, we’ve been working on a feature that will make it even easier to get paid. We’re calling it Blinkpay, and we are looking for Blinksale customers to help us test it out in the real world. Blinkpay is an add-on service to your Blinksale account. It allows you to accept […]

All Blinksale accounts now protected with SSL

There has been a bit of a flap recently over a new extension for the Firefox web browser called “Firesheep.” As described on the Firesheep website: “When logging into a website you usually start by submitting your username and password. The server then checks to see if an account matching this information exists and if so, […]