PayPal Basics

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Why You Should Add PayPal to Your Web Site

If you think PayPal is just for eBay sales, then you're missing out on a great opportunity to get revenue (or more revenue) from your Web site. If you're not already selling products from your Web site [more…]

Downloading PayPal Payment History for Your Records

Good recordkeeping is important for an eBay seller. That’s why PayPal allows you to download records of your buying and selling activity, in either a monthly or quarterly format. [more…]

How to Spot a Fake PayPal E-Mail

People around the world know that PayPal is a service that helps people transfer money online. And crooks try to make use of PayPal’s instantly recognizable name in an effort to scam money from unsuspecting [more…]

PayPal Fee Schedule

If you have a personal PayPal account you use to send or receive money online, you generally pay nothing to manage your account unless you’re converting foreign currency. If you’re a merchant who receives [more…]

PayPal Error Codes You May Encounter

If you use PayPal just to pay for things online, you’ll probably never run into error codes. However, if you’re a merchant accepting payments through PayPal, you may want to familiarize yourself with the [more…]

PayPal For Dummies Cheat Sheet

PayPal may be the world’s most recognized online payment service. Knowing what it costs to use the service (usually nothing if you’re a buyer; a small percentage if you’re a merchant) and the error messages [more…]

How to Download eBay Transaction Information from PayPal

PayPal makes recordkeeping for your eBay auction business a snap. A brilliant feature of PayPal is that you can download your sales and deposit history to your computer. Although PayPal also offers files [more…]

How to Register as an eBay Seller with PayPal

PayPal makes running an eBay business easy. It helps you manage payments and even gives you all the tools you need for recordkeeping. If you are running eBay auctions but aren't registered with PayPal [more…]

Different Ways to Pay Through PayPal

PayPal has three types of accounts to accommodate everyone from the casual eBay seller to the professional business: Personal, Business, and Premier accounts. The smart folks at PayPal have developed something [more…]

How PayPal Protects Your eBay Transactions

Safety: Isn’t that what paying for things online is all about? Safety for the eBay buyer and safety for the seller are primary concerns in the minds of those doing business online. PayPal has created protection [more…]

How Does PayPal Work?

Joining PayPal is just the beginning, and the benefits far outweigh any fees charged to eBay sellers. There’s no charge to the buyer to pay for an online purchase — or to send money to anyone. [more…]