What are the best alternatives to paypal?

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Written on March 19, 2019
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    #1Payoneer

    Payoneer
    Payoneer is a financial services business that provides online money transfer and e-commerce payment services. Check your balance, view transactions, withdraw funds, and more. Available in over 19 languages and 180 currencies!
    Websites

    Free- Fees apply

    Charles Wells
    Written on February 5, 2017
    "There's no easier way for me to send money on a global scale then with Payoneer. I was able to learn how the service works in minutes and use it to my advantage in making..."
    Charles Wells
    Written on February 5, 2017
    "There's no easier way for me to send money on a global scale then with Payoneer. I was able to learn how the service works in minutes and use it to my advantage in making money transferring a bit easier."
    Jose Thompson
    Written on February 19, 2017
    "Payoneer is a great alternative to something like PayPal. It's just easier to use, and more secure overall. Plus a ton of companies trust it, besides me. It's worth a shot for your business!"
    George Silva
    Written on September 19, 2017
    "I found Payoneer to still be quite buggy. I don'y believe I would trust my funds with this product."
    Kevin Chen
    Written on January 29, 2017
    "The prepaid debit card option is great! You don't need to have a bank account. It goes directly to your card and you can spend it the way you want to!"
    Rubel Musicwould
    Written on January 13, 2019
    "Automatic system update Before website Settings All Device Intereste Save Money"
  2. 15

    #2Stripe

    Stripe
    Is a good software platform for running an internet business. Stripe takes care of all your payment needs from storing cards, to handling subscriptions, to direct payouts to your bank account.
    Websites

    Free- 2.9% + $0.30 per successful card change

    Phillip Walsh
    Written on January 7, 2017
    "Do you use Lyft, Kickstarter, Postmates, or Instacart? Then you've already used Stripe! It's built for businesses large and small to take payments effortlessly with ..."
    Phillip Walsh
    Written on January 7, 2017
    "Do you use Lyft, Kickstarter, Postmates, or Instacart? Then you've already used Stripe! It's built for businesses large and small to take payments effortlessly with stand by's like credit cards, and mobile payments like Apple Pay. I use Stripe onn the e-commerce portion of my blog, and couldn't be happier with it's tools for non-programmers like me to be able to build and manage payments. PayPal is so last century. Jump into the 21st century with Stripe! "
    Christopher Hudson
    Written on February 20, 2017
    "Stripe is an excellent resource for my small business to collect and process payments. Their solutions make it easy to make personalized and streamlined payment for my business."
    Daniel Rios
    Written on February 10, 2017
    "Stripe is an online payment solution and handles billions of dollars in transactions per year. One can use Stripe to create payment interfaces for users."
    James Torres
    Written on September 14, 2017
    "I am always looking for alternatives to Paypal because I run my own business and it's nice to have other methods to accept so I can have a variety for my customers. Stripe is just not it though. I would not recommend it. Keep looking for better ones. "
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    #3Square Point of Sale - POS

    Square Point of Sale - POS

    Square Point of Sale (formerly Register) is the free Android and iOs point-of-sale app that gives you everything you need to take payments and run your business.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Timothy Gomez
    Written on April 4, 2017
    "What an awesome app that any business, where big or small, should have on hand. This has been a life saver for me when I am doing flea markets, yard sales or anything that I c..."
    Timothy Gomez
    Written on April 4, 2017
    "What an awesome app that any business, where big or small, should have on hand. This has been a life saver for me when I am doing flea markets, yard sales or anything that I can just set up my stuff to sale. This device helps to get me more sales when my customers may not carry cash around. Love the app!"
    Carl Dixon
    Written on September 14, 2017
    "I don't own a business but I do sell things on the side and it's amazing when I have something used and can take someone's credit card and swipe and be able to know I have their money right away. Paypal is too cumbersome and cash you need to verify it's a real bill so SPS is an easy alternative. "
    Jerry Pearson
    Written on March 8, 2017
    "A much simpler alternative to PayPal for all kinds of payments. The card scanner is particularly convenient and Square's app is more comprehensive than PayPal's."
    Peter Ryan
    Written on February 27, 2017
    "Square POS is a great opening to how payments will work in the future. This is innovative and makes the whole process simple for everyone."
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    #4Google Pay

    Google Pay

    This service allows you to send or request money via Gmail. Any money received and stored in the Google Pay (formerly Google Wallet) can be spent immediately or withdrawn from an ATM using the Google Pay card.

    Apps

    Web, iOS

    Free

    Robert Stone
    Written on June 18, 2017
    "The fees to use the service at an ATM are ridiculous, and half the time, the gmail notifications aren't working. I normally use quite a bit of Google's offerings, but after se..."
    Robert Stone
    Written on June 18, 2017
    "The fees to use the service at an ATM are ridiculous, and half the time, the gmail notifications aren't working. I normally use quite a bit of Google's offerings, but after several bad transactions, I'll be switching back to PayPal immediately. Avoid if you value your time and money."
    Robert Johnston
    Written on March 6, 2017
    "Google wallet is not a good alternative to paypal, as google wallet only manages other payment methods you already have, and paypal is a standalone service. Addionally, google wallet used to have a card, but has discontinued it."
    Christopher Meyer
    Written on January 5, 2017
    "Paypal has been around for a while and is decent but there are many absolute horror stories when things go wrong with Paypal. Google Wallet offers essentially the same service and I have a lot more confidence in Google than Paypal. "
    Roger Dunn
    Written on January 7, 2017
    "You are able to link the wallet to a bank account, but can you transfer funds to a debit card? I have this problem with most online accounts."
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    #5Authorize.Net

    Authorize.Net
    The Authorize.Net is an online payment system, the platform provides reasonable rates, quality customer service and an interface that pretty much anyone can use.
    Websites

    $49- a monthly gateway fee of $25.

    Jeffrey Graham
    Written on February 15, 2017
    "Authorize.net seems like a great alternative to Paypal. It has won the Ace award for several years, for achievement in customer excellence. It also has a mobile app that you c..."
    Jeffrey Graham
    Written on February 15, 2017
    "Authorize.net seems like a great alternative to Paypal. It has won the Ace award for several years, for achievement in customer excellence. It also has a mobile app that you can use on your phone and 24/7 customer support if you have any problems. It is great for small businesses and is affordable as well. And you can use month-to-month pricing without having to lock in for an extended time period. Overall, seems like a great alternative."
    Alan Jenkins
    Written on February 5, 2017
    "I have found Authorize.net to be extremely helpful in moving my small business forward. The low monthly fee and especially the low per-transaction fee (only .30) makes it so worthwhile; now I can easily accept credit cards. In this day and age, more people use credit cards than paypal, and now I can open my business to all customers, not just paypal users."
    Anthony Kennedy
    Written on February 3, 2017
    "Authorize.net is great, I've used merchants that have used them before. I've used payments online, and even once through my phone! "
    Johnny Thomas
    Written on September 19, 2017
    "The site charges, so you would be losing money if you use this as an alternative. Both seem like good sties, but Authorize is a little different then paypal."
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    #62Checkout

    2Checkout
    2Checkout is an online payment processing service that helps you accept credit cards, PayPal and debit cards.
    Websites

    Free- flat 2.9% and $0.30 for each processed transaction.

    Marilyn Holmes
    Written on September 19, 2017
    "I love PayPal, but I hate paying the fees as a seller. I was looking for an alternative to PayPal and found 2Checkout. It definitely isn't as good as PayPal, though. First of ..."
    Marilyn Holmes
    Written on September 19, 2017
    "I love PayPal, but I hate paying the fees as a seller. I was looking for an alternative to PayPal and found 2Checkout. It definitely isn't as good as PayPal, though. First of all, it isn't very intuitive to use and I've found the server has issues with making orders. The sign-up process is convoluted and way too long. Also, it's just not as widely used as PayPal. I will stick to PayPal for now; I don't recommend this."
    Jerry Hughes
    Written on February 6, 2017
    "THis is a great alternative to paypal for vendors that don't have it. With 2checkout I can make payments to vendors across the entire Globe in over 80 different currencies. They also have fraud protection so I'm not worried about that. "
    Jesse Chen
    Written on February 15, 2017
    "This seems like a website that will definitely be worthwhile and used frequently in the very near future. Everything, globally is moving towards digital money instead of paper currency."
    Eugene Hunter
    Written on February 25, 2017
    "I was going to try to get this, but clicking download was blocked by my work security. I'll try again from home where I can change settings if needed and safe."
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    #78 PayPal Alternatives for Your Online Business

    8 PayPal Alternatives for Your Online Business
    This article reflects the best and most current PayPal alternatives.
    Websites

    Free

    Tyler Peters
    Written on February 27, 2017
    "Most of the solutions provided actually had similar fees to those of PayPal. Some were from well-known entities, like Google and Amazon, and others had names that were totall..."
    Tyler Peters
    Written on February 27, 2017
    "Most of the solutions provided actually had similar fees to those of PayPal. Some were from well-known entities, like Google and Amazon, and others had names that were totally unfamiliar. Since you're trying to build trust, and the fees are going to include credit card interchange fees anyway, you might want to stay with a service that is well-known, even if it's a bit more expensive than a no-name player."
    Dennis Bryant
    Written on January 12, 2017
    "The tips found in this site are very useful and helpful"
    Enrique Beltrán
    Written on January 18, 2017
    "This was a helpful list that will help my business save money."
    Rachel Johnston
    Written on July 21, 2017
    "Paypal is such a well-known payment method that we may neglect some alternatives. If you have an online business check out the article "8 PayPal Alternatives for Your Online Business". Knowledge is power and knowing how to get paid is essential!"
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    #85 PayPal Alternatives for Freelancers to Collect Payments in WordPress

    5 PayPal Alternatives for Freelancers to Collect Payments in WordPress
    In this video, show you 5 Paypal alternatives for freelancers to collect payments.
    Videos

    Free

    Daniel Fox
    Written on March 4, 2017
    "The video was very helpful in introducing me to other alternatives to Paypal that are available to use today. I hate paying the high Paypal transaction fees and this introduce..."
    Daniel Fox
    Written on March 4, 2017
    "The video was very helpful in introducing me to other alternatives to Paypal that are available to use today. I hate paying the high Paypal transaction fees and this introduced me to other methods that I can use to pay online!"
    Hannah Garrett
    Written on September 14, 2017
    "If you're looking for more pros and cons, you won't find any here. The attention to detail was very lacking and I feel like I walked away with no new knowledge or even a basic answer to my question."
    Eduardo Piña
    Written on April 4, 2017
    "Thanks for this video. I am always interested in finding other options to get out from under the Paypal umbrella. Thanks for the tips."
    Juan Cruz
    Written on January 30, 2017
    "Google Wallet is accepted almost anywhere and is very useful for my home business."
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    #9Amazon Payments

    Amazon Payments
    Amazon Payments, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon.com that provides a means to process transactions online.
    Websites

    Free- 2.9% and an authorization fee of $0.30

    Harry Ramos
    Written on September 14, 2017
    "Amazon Payments is a piece of crap, just like everything in the Amazon ecosystem. When it's not down, you'll be lucky when you can verify your bank account, and then, good lu..."
    Harry Ramos
    Written on September 14, 2017
    "Amazon Payments is a piece of crap, just like everything in the Amazon ecosystem. When it's not down, you'll be lucky when you can verify your bank account, and then, good luck transferring to it! I've waited days just for the confirmation it's started the process, and then it can take over a week to actually move money in, or out! Then, there's the fun of trying to find pages that'll actually accept payments from this clunker! Avoid!"
    Deng Shi
    Written on January 31, 2017
    "I find AMAZON PAY a great way to receive funds for online work and then spend them as I choose. The site is secure, my money transfers an purchase are processed promptly from my computer or phone. I love not having to repeatedly give my banking info to complete transaction. Thanks! This is a great tool"
    Aaron Howard
    Written on February 16, 2017
    "Amazon Payments is where the future of online shopping is going. I feel much more secure going through a site like Amazon that I use all the time already that I know and trust."
    Douglas Howard
    Written on January 3, 2017
    "I have used Paypal for a while and it would be really inconvenient if I lost that ability. I'm glad to see Amazon offer an alternative, I have had really good experience with them with other things, and am sure to check this out. "
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    #10WePay

    WePay
    WePay is an online payment service provider in the United States. The company provides a payment API to platform businesses such as crowdfunding sites, marketplaces and small business software.
    Websites

    Free- The service takes a flat 2.9% and $0.30 for each processed transaction.

    Jordan Hoffman
    Written on January 15, 2017
    "WePay provides a better software platform to help merchants manage their payments. WePay helps me accept payments and deposits for my online business. They allow me to custo..."
    Jordan Hoffman
    Written on January 15, 2017
    "WePay provides a better software platform to help merchants manage their payments. WePay helps me accept payments and deposits for my online business. They allow me to customize my interface on their platform to create a unique interaction with my customers. "
    Douglas Baker
    Written on January 26, 2017
    "WePay is a great and easy tool to use for paying users. I have used it for a while now and every party seems to be happy with the user experience. It helps me to feel like I'm in control."
    Sean Hansen
    Written on January 26, 2017
    "WePay is a safe alternative to paypal. It is easy to use and easy to set up. "
    Elvira Barragán
    Written on September 14, 2017
    "This is all right but not that many people use it, or even know what it is. I've had a lot more luck with Venmo, honestly. "
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    #11Skrill

    Skrill

    Skrill is an e-commerce business platform where you can send money to friends and relatives, pay and play online or make quick and-easy international payments to merchants across 200 countries through the internet. 

    Websites

    Jesse Tucker
    Written on September 19, 2017
    "For all intents and purpose Skrill is superior to paypal in fees and customer service. The problems arises when not all merchants supports skrill effectively making the servic..."
    Jesse Tucker
    Written on September 19, 2017
    "For all intents and purpose Skrill is superior to paypal in fees and customer service. The problems arises when not all merchants supports skrill effectively making the service mostly worthless while paypal is supported on almost all online eCommerce websites. "
    Pablo Rodríguez
    Written on January 15, 2017
    "I enjoyed being able to send money to friends and pay for stuff online using Skrill. It is fun and easy to use, best of all i don't have to hear my friends asking me when am i passing buy to drop off those $20 i borrowed."
    Bryan Cole
    Written on January 4, 2017
    "It seems okay, but the reviews seem mixed. All of the reviews that come up first are all negative, so I am put off. "
    Paul Ray
    Written on January 14, 2017
    "never heard of skrill before"
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    #12Rapids

    Rapids

    Rapids is a service that offers swift and secure payments on different social media platforms through Blockchain technology. Rapids utilizes the growth of social networking and blockchain technology through cryptocurrency exchange.

    Websites

    Free

    Corey Strong
    Written on February 12, 2019
    "The Rapids Network leverages the ease of use that is imparted through contemporary social networks and utilizes social media platforms such as Twitch, Telegram,Discord and ..."
    Corey Strong
    Written on February 12, 2019
    "The Rapids Network leverages the ease of use that is imparted through contemporary social networks and utilizes social media platforms such as Twitch, Telegram,Discord and Twitter (coming soon) for social sending. The Rapids project aims to implement widgets into the mainstream social platforms so that gifting and sharing cryptocurrency can be accomplished amongst friends, family, colleagues and companies. The future of the Rapids Network will constitute the establishment of an app/wallet where RPD can be stored and swapped directly into fiat currency and vice versa. The issuance of pre-paid Visa debit cards will accompany the app/wallet dependent on a positive balance within your RPD account. The Rapids Network consists of a blockchain based on the Quark algorithm, featuring a two-tiered Proof of Stake (PoS) consensus model with Masterndes and Staking-nodes."
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    #13[TUTORIAL] How To Use Stripe Payment Gateway | Woocommerce Stripe Setup 2017

    [TUTORIAL] How To Use Stripe Payment Gateway | Woocommerce Stripe Setup 2017
    This Stripe Tutorial, show you how to use the stripe payment gateway and show the woo commerce strip setup process.
    Videos

    Free

    Ajay Jayaraman
    Written on February 7, 2017
    "I love the efficiency of the Stripe payment gateway- the system is very easy to set up as a Wordpress plugin, and just as easy for both the customers and myself. Plus I love t..."
    Ajay Jayaraman
    Written on February 7, 2017
    "I love the efficiency of the Stripe payment gateway- the system is very easy to set up as a Wordpress plugin, and just as easy for both the customers and myself. Plus I love the fact that it charges me LESS for each payment than PayPal, so just by using Stripe, I am putting more money in my pocket per sale! Plus many people do not care for PayPal, making Stripe a very attractive option as a payment gateway for my website."
    Lawrence Ryan
    Written on September 14, 2017
    "Finding a good substitute for Paypal is difficult: there are tons of different products out there, but I don't know which ones are best for my small business. This video tutorial on the Stripe Payment Gateway is a pretty good introduction to using the service, though I think I'd prefer written instructions. It's also a bit deceptive, because Stripe is far from a free service. "
    Austin Cole
    Written on February 17, 2017
    "I've been using Paypal forever, but wanted to find a different company to use for receiving payments. 'How To Use Stripe Payment Gateway' clued me in on to how to get started with Stripe. Bye Paypal!"
    Zachary Sullivan
    Written on January 14, 2017
    "This is an incredibly easy to use alternative. The presentation is simple and professional. You don't feel like you're secretly getting ripped off. "
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    #14Best Ten Payment Gateways For Accept Payments Online

    Best Ten Payment Gateways For Accept Payments Online
    In this video posted by the user Mr. Sathya, suggest best payment gateway providers for accept online payments.
    Videos

    Free

    Laura Ávalos
    Written on February 13, 2017
    "I wanted to send money to my friend overseas, but I don't trust PayPal. I've had issues with PayPal in the past and I've heard of friends getting their accounts denied. I foun..."
    Laura Ávalos
    Written on February 13, 2017
    "I wanted to send money to my friend overseas, but I don't trust PayPal. I've had issues with PayPal in the past and I've heard of friends getting their accounts denied. I found a video detailing ten online payment solutions and so I went through the video, hoping to find some good alternatives. When I saw that PayPal itself was on the list, I got a little worried, as that wasn't what I wanted. The video itself was also very long for something that I could probably read in about a minute. I also had heard of some possible solutions via word-of-mouth that didn't appear on the list, so I wondered why that was. "
    Nicolás Lozano
    Written on April 6, 2017
    "Some of these sites work and some don't. I haven't ever had success with google wallet. It keeps rejecting my cards and account. It my have something to do with my multiple google accounts. Amazon payments is somewhat useful, but it is limited to where you can use it. Dwolla is the best of the list, because it is reputable and can be used in a variety of applications. "
    Gilberto Domínguez
    Written on February 21, 2017
    "This is not a website, this is a youtube video. The video does demonstrate different ways to receive payments online: Authorize.net, Google Checkout, Amazon payments, Dwolla.com etc. The video does not explain any of the alternative payment companies, just brings up the website. The speaker speaks in a thick Indian accent, so it is hard to understand at times. "
    Howard Banks
    Written on February 2, 2017
    "I really appreciated this advice. This shows the top ten payment gateways for people looking to pay for things online. For example, I used Paypal before, but now I also know about Amazon Payments. This really helps out, because I can actually use Amazon Pay for future purchases or transactions associated with Amazon purchases. Thanks!"
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    #15[TUTORIAL] How to set up WeChat Pay

    [TUTORIAL] How to set up WeChat Pay

    This article written by Thomas Graziani on the Website WalkTheChat explains to you how to set up WeChat Pay, a WeChat functionality that will allow you to pay just by using the app. 

    Articles

    Free

    Robert Keller
    Written on January 1, 2018
    "It works really well, and allows people to pay easily through the app. It is simple and to setup and use, I would recommend this to friends and family who are looking for a ne..."
    Robert Keller
    Written on January 1, 2018
    "It works really well, and allows people to pay easily through the app. It is simple and to setup and use, I would recommend this to friends and family who are looking for a new way to pay."

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Best alternatives to paypal
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1PayoneerWebsites 17 Free
2Stripe Websites 15 Free
3Square Point of Sale - POSApps 15 Free
4Google PayApps 13 Free
5Authorize.NetWebsites 13 Paid
62CheckoutWebsites 12 Free
78 PayPal Alternatives for Your Online BusinessWebsites 12 Free
85 PayPal Alternatives for Freelancers to Collect Payments in WordPressVideos 10 Free
9Amazon PaymentsWebsites 9 Free
10WePayWebsites 8 Free
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