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Offline metalliqaz

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Paypal Alternatives
« on: Mon, 21 January 2013, 17:08:36 »
Was reading an article about Paypal today and this reminded me of an issue that I've followed for many years now.  Paypal is Evil™.  Unfortunately it is also the de facto standard on Geekhack.  Wouldn't it be nice if we could agree on an alternative?

Possibilities:
Google Marketplace/Wallet
Amazon Payments

And from searching the web...
17 paypal alternatives
5 alternatives to paypal
5 paypal alternatives
3 best international paypal alternatives
top 10 best paypal alternatives

So does anyone have any recommendations?


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Re: Paypal Alternatives
« Reply #1 on: Tue, 22 January 2013, 01:23:30 »
I strictly use Amazon Payments when selling. There's really no reason not to. Zero fees + Buyer protection = Win

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Re: Paypal Alternatives
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 22 January 2013, 05:12:57 »
Without doubt Paypal has its limits and problems but it's de facto the standard pretty much worldwide except the far east, so this is the major plus. Keep in mind that for example here in Italy we don't have the Google Wallet, nobody supports it (except in Milan where they are experimenting it), and even less the Amazon Payments.
it's pretty useless to have something better if it's not an usable standard
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Offline mickeyy

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Re: Paypal Alternatives
« Reply #3 on: Tue, 19 February 2013, 08:32:46 »
You have multiple choices when it comes to alternatives. Google checkout, Alertpay, 2CO, Moneybookers and even opening up a payment processing account with someone like authorize.net and a merchant account. It will depend upon what your needs are but Alertpay seems to be the all around great choice.

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Re: Paypal Alternatives
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