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An Introduction to PayPal

An Introduction to PayPal

An Introduction to PayPal PayPal is everywhere it seems. Not only has it been a mainstay of online commerce for two decades, it’s become a force in the brick and mortar world as well, with some retailers making it easy for consumers to spend their funds via PayPal...

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Create an Invoice On PayPal

Create an Invoice On PayPal

Introduction If you run a business of any kind, getting paid in a timely and efficient manner is one of the most important ingredients in the recipe. When dealing with online clients and consumers, then, knowing how to create and send a PayPal invoice is absolutely...

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WooCommerce Services – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

WooCommerce Services – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Introduction WooCommerce has designed and launched a new feature called WooCommerce Services, which aims to simplify eCommerce website configuration. Although there are some definite positives, as with most things in life, there are a few downsides as...

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5 PayPal Security Tips To Follow When Making Purchases

5 PayPal Security Tips To Follow When Making Purchases

Introduction How do you protect yourself when you use PayPal? Most don't give it a second thought, and just assume PayPal is handling all the security. However, there are many steps you can take to further ensure your safety when making purchases. In...

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What is PayPal Buyer Protection and How Does It Work?

What is PayPal Buyer Protection and How Does It Work?

Overview We live in an age of e-commerce. Therefore, more and more of us are turning to online retail for everything from consumer electronics to groceries and even cars. Last year, e-commerce was responsible for around $2.3 trillion in retail sales and that number is...

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What is PayPal Return Shipping Refund and How Does it Work?

What is PayPal Return Shipping Refund and How Does it Work?

Need To Return An Online Purchase? Seller Won't Pay Postage? PayPal Has Your Back! As we march towards the holiday season it’s safe to say that many of us will be doing at least a portion of our shopping online. E-commerce has grown exponentially over the past couple...

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WordPress PayPal Plugin Options

WordPress PayPal Plugin Options

Introduction WordPress is an increasingly popular platform.  It enables web users to make use of a vast range of features, programs and plugins to extend functionality. Far from being a simple blogging template, the modern WordPress platform is a versatile, dynamic...

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What is PayPal Credit and How Does it Work?

What is PayPal Credit and How Does it Work?

Overview If you are familiar with online transactions in any shape or form, it’s likely that you’ll have a PayPal account. After all, the online payment service is used by nearly 250 million users worldwide and is the preferred option for many retailers and consumers...

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WC Vendors – A WooCommerce Vendors Marketplace Solution

WC Vendors – A WooCommerce Vendors Marketplace Solution

Overview Are you using the WooCommerce shopping platform to sell products on your Wordpress site? You’re not alone. The free to use ecommerce plugin enables you to sell anything and is currently used by 30% of the stores online. This beats any other platform....

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PayPal Smart Payment Buttons – A Better Payment Experience

PayPal Smart Payment Buttons – A Better Payment Experience

PayPal is the most recognized payment provider in the world. Recently, they've released an exciting new product for online merchants; PayPal Smart Payment Buttons. This is a new button that users can install on their website to provide quick checkouts to...

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PayPal Customer Service – Get the Help You Need

PayPal Customer Service – Get the Help You Need

If you’re one of the 244 million+ users with an active PayPal account, you’ll already be fully aware of the many wonderful things that the online payment system allows you to do. However, with hundreds of millions of transactions taking place every single...

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PayPal Plus with Ratenzahlung for WooCommerce

Nahtlose PayPal-Integration Fügen Sie unser PayPal PLUS-Plugin zu Ihrer Website hinzu, um eine nahtlose Integration mit PayPal Ratenzahlung zu gewährleisten.Erweitern Sie Ihre PayPal-Erfahrung PayPal PLUS fügt Ihrer Website PayPal-, Lastschrift- und...

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PayPal Security – TLS 1.2 HTTP 1.1 Update

PayPal Security Overview As of 06/26/2018, PayPal has officially begun updating their server security to only accepts traffic requests using a specific HTTP protocol, TLS 1.2 / HTTP 1.1.  Even though PayPal has been warning people about this for years now,...

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PayPal Credit and Marketing Solutions

Introduction PayPal is widely known for their ability to make sending and receiving payments simple and secure.  What you may not realize, though, is that by accepting PayPal on your website or application you automatically have the ability to offer...

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PayPal Quick Tip – How to Keep Bank Accounts Safe

Introduction When you create your PayPal account one of the first things you’re going to need to do is verify that account with a bank account.  This just helps prove to PayPal that you are who you say you are and that you are a legitimate person. This can be a little...

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What is PayPal and How Does it Work?

IntroductionToday we’re just going to take a quick look at a simple question; what is PayPal and how does it work?  The easy answer is it’s a way to send and receive payments.  There’s a little bit more than that going on.  You’ve got your buyers and yoursellers, or...

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