Payments are the transfer of money from one source to another; these questions relate to the use of various ways of receiving payments from customers.

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What are some options for taking payments on my website?

If I wanted to take payments on my website, what options would be available to me?
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How confident are buyers about paying via PayPal as opposed to integrated solutions?

I have an e-commerce site which has PayPal integrated as our payment processor as the site is fairly new and doesn't yet receive many orders. I'm wondering how the general public see the PayPal ...
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Google, Amazon, PayPal, roll your own, Shopping Cart/Checkout option that doesn't put off potential customers?

Google, Amazon, PayPal, roll your own. We have a custom coded online store with custom shopping carts that is using Amazon for the checkout process. When the customer 'checks out' of our site, they ...
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Which payment provider, such as PayPal, should I use for marketplace style site?

Let's say I'm making a site similar to e-bay (connecting buyers and sellers). Which payment provider should I use as of today?
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“Pay what you want” system

I'm looking for a "pay what you want" system like www.humblebundle.com had during their last software bundle action. Where can I find such a system? It only needs to support PayPal and should send a ...
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What are some reputable merchant account providers for high risk payment web sites? [closed]

I am helping to set up an online cigar web site. However, it has become a real pain to take payments online since tobacco is considered a "high-risk" item and nobody will provide a merchant account ...
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Recurring Profile and Bundled Item (Magento)

I have a subscription service that people pay monthly for, so I’ve setup a “Virtual Product” with a Recurring Profile. At the same time, I want to have it so they can add different one time products. ...
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Accepting money on a website as payment: when do I move past PayPal?

I have a website I accept payments via PayPal. This works well, at what point does it make sense to change providers, given PayPal takes a higher percentage than some other services. What are the best ...
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Building a restaurant site… How should I implement online ordering?

I have been looking into different 3rd party solutions for this for some time now, and have been disappointed in that I cannot find a decent comparison of features, or really any recommendations at ...
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What is the diffrence between paypal Paypal Payments Standard and Paypal Express Checkout?

I need to implement PayPal on my web page, and I don't know which one to use, Paypal Payments Standard or Paypal Express Checkout or both. To me they seems pretty much the same.
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Automatic Online Payments

I'm building a site which will notify users via SMS when there is a new job that meets their criteria. Currently they then have to login to the site and pay (via Paypal) for the lead details (if they ...
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Accept Credit Cards / PayPal on Website for Delayed Processing

I'm trying to setup a basic system on my site to accept credit cards for delayed processing. What I will be doing is collecting a bunch of orders/credit cards for a group of people, then after a ...
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Is customer conversion higher with fixed or selective currency payment options?

I want to offer a monthly paid-subscription plan so that users on my website can access more features. Most sites I visit only accept payment in USD. Would customer conversion by higher if the ...
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Credit card start and end date selection

I'm implementing part of a payment process for a website and am just putting together the enter card details screen (card number, card holder's name, card start/expiry dates etc.). I'm implementing ...
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Google Analytics cookie across SagePay checkout

We use SagePay's Server integration for our online payments. We use Google Analytics to track activity on our website and Google Ecommerce tracking to log transactions. In Google Analytics, under the ...
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Quoting people for website dev. work

I have recently given some quotes to a few people. And I need some advice about how things should be done... Q1: I've seen, heard of and read about a lot of developers using free resource sites ...
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What to consider if working for ad space?

I've been approached to do web development work in exchange for ad space: All revenue from a yet-to-be-agreed-upon number of pages would go straight to me. To keep things simple, we have agreed on ...
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what is a normal payment method for building a website

what is a normal payment model for building a website 1/2 payment upfront and 1/2 at the end ? all at the end ?? is there any suggestions on what is standard practice ?
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Website Form to deposit funds to your bank account

Is there a way to receive payments to your bank account from your website. I know PayPal is one option, and I know using a merchant account and gateway are another, but are there any other options?
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Credit card payments on mobile websites

I am quite confused regarding PCI requirements. Say if I want to develop a mobile web browser based shopping portal, am I allowed to? Under the PCI requirements?
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What is the simplest way to accept recurring donations? (except paypal)

I'd like to put up a donation system for a nonprofit(outside US, central europe, no paypal/google checkout benefits apply) without too much coding/integration and with a checkout process as simple as ...
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Pay for Graphic Designer vs Programmer

In a corporate web-design setup, who typically makes more per hour, the graphic designer or the programmer? By graphic designer, I mean somebody who builds mockups probably in photoshop, selects ...
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Setup Payment Gateway from Europe

I'm from Europe and i want buy some payment gateway for internet credit/debit card processing. I have a problem because PayPal and Authorize.net solutions is best but only from US and Canada users. ...
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Looking for a modern payment processor which accepts adult sites [closed]

I love how easy authorize.net is to use, but they don't accept adult sites. I am lanching an adult site soon but I can't find any good credit card processors I can use. Most sites use CCbill or Epoch ...
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What I need to know if I want credit card payments in an ecommerce website

I live in Costa Rica (in Central America). I want to build an eCommerce website with credit card payments, I know Asp.NET and SQL Server 2008. I know Paypal and the express checkout solution, but ...
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In a simple Paypal web store, how can you add multiple items to the cart with one page load?

I use the Paypal "Website Payments Standard" system on my website - I believe this is their term for the simple style of "Add to cart" button that you can set up under Merchant tools in your Paypal ...
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Payment provider that works in South Africa

I am implimenting nopCommerce and need to accept credit cards, has anyone had any experience with a payment gateway that works in South Africa? I had a look at Paypal but they don't support ZAR as a ...
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How to create a paid membership site? [closed]

I'm looking for a free solution to create a paid membership website. I would like to base it on Joomla or Wordpress if possible, because I already found nice video player and gallery modules for them. ...
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How to safely collect bank account from website and without an external gateway payment system

I want to collect bank account information from my customers on my website. I would like to do this using a online form, then I will download it to a PC, print it and then delete it from the website. ...
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What should I know about shopping carts? (terms & services)

I'm building my first shopping cart. Is there something I should know about shopping carts? For example, should I tell my customer that he should prepare a terms & services document? My customer ...
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Starting an online e-commerce business

I was asked by a friend from Singapore to setup an online e-commerce website. I am new to e-commerce. Based on what I've read, in order to process credit card payment, I will need a merchant account ...
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Can Paypal/Google/Amazon accept credit card payments like a merchant account?

Paypal Express Checkout API, Google Checkout API and Amazon Flexible Payment Services allow us to accept payment easily by simply redirecting users to their website and they'll handle everything. We ...
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is a merchant account a requirment for a website to take payments

I have had a quick look but couldn't see anything related. Basically, if we were to accept payments for events on our website, via paypal (essentially a Buy it now! button), as a business, do we need ...
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Authorize.net payment gateway… few questions

I need a good payment gateway for my shop (Drupal Ubercart). I was considering to use Authorize.net... is it available in Europe ? My customer has revenues of 10.000 per week so I'm looking for a ...
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Already have Merchant Account, what info will my Gateway need?

I have a client who already has a merchant account for their physical store. What specific information about the merchant account will my client need to get from his bank to link it up to an online ...
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Reasonable payment providers to allow African countries to pay a UK Business

One of my sites has a fairly large following in Uganda and Mauritius (although in actual percentage terms African nations would rank quite low). We currently do most of our processing through Paypal ...
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What payment options should we provide to maximize our customer base in Europe and the Americas?

With an international customer base, how do other sites decide what payment options to provide to users? I've been trying to find the most popular online payment service providers, preferably broken ...
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Has anybody earned $0.25+ from each of a captcha (on your website) passing?

I am a real dummy in web monetizing schemes. [ 1 ] informs that a captcha vendor: "charges a fee of about 25 cents to 50 cents for each form that is filled out using a Type-In ad [captcha]... ...
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Accepting Payments Online

What's the most cost-efficient way to accept payments on my website? American Express will be the card of choice. Average sales order ~ $100-250. I am only in Alpha stage so I don't want to pay ...
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Money in from website

EDIT 1: It seems that paypals micropayment system is currently my best option to retaining as much of the $1 as possible. Does anyone know of a way to retain even more of the $1? ORIGINAL QUESTION: ...
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How do I get Paypal or a merchant account for a marketplace style web site?

I'm having trouble getting approved for a merchant account for my website. Basically I have expert users and users. Expert users provide a service through my website which they set their own rates. ...
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Which service to choose when accepting online credit card payments on behalf of “partners”?

I am about to start a new business that will have the following structure: 1) I want to accept payments from my customers (let's call them partners) for services that I will provide to them; one of ...
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Payment gateways for Europe (Netherlands)?

I've just realized all Paypal payment gateways are not available in Europe. Only Website payment standard is working, but it is not a gateway, I cannot include the payment process into my website. I ...
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What's the best micropayment solution for a web app? [closed]

If I want users to pay $0.10 every time they access a piece of content on my site, is there a broadly accepted solution for this?
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Easiest solution to setup payments for a conference registration page?

I've got a fair amount of website development experience, but I've been asked to setup a conference registration page in short order. However, I have absolutely zero experience with shopping carts, ...
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How can donations be accepted in international currency and be paid out in USD?

I have a client that is a non profit organization in the United States. They currently have a donation button (provided by a payment processor company) on their website that only accepts USD. They ...
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Any mobile-friendly Credit Card billing solutions for mobile sites similar to Bango?

Are there any mobile-friendly Credit Card billing solutions for mobile sites similar to Bango? The advantages of Bango I have seen compared to regular Credit Card solutions that make it considerably ...
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Anyone using Paypal for recurring payment? [closed]

Are there any catch in using Paypal for recurring payment? We are not in US/UK/CA, so seems there are not many options for recurring payment, for example, FastSpring charge us 8% for recurring ...
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Can iDeal process international credit cards, for international payments?

Can iDeal process international credit cards, for international payments ? I'm not talking about trasferring money from bank accounts, but to use it as safe payment gateway for international credit ...
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Recurring billing / profiles management system

As a company, we have various recurring fees which our clients pay. These can include: hosting plans maintenance agreements SLAs ... I would like to know if anyone knows of a good, web-based ...