An introduction to




Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




What is PayPal?
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




 “PayPal is a secure online payment method,
which allo...
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




PayPal: Advantages
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




PayPal is secure - customers only share financial
   de...
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




PayPal is easy to use - you don’t need a PayPal
 accou...
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




 PayPal is easy to integrate - many off-the-shelf
    ...
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




PayPal: Disadvantages
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




   PayPal charges fees - the end cost to the
customer ...
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




   Account Type                             Premier   ...
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




Implementation Ideas
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




 Online competition entry - competitors
complete all f...
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




One-off donations - a visitor to the website can
  res...
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




Recurring donations/payments - customers with
 PayPay ...
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




Next Steps
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




Identify trial opportunities - understand where
     P...
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




  Set up PayPal account - PayPal accounts are
free and...
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




 Identify appropriate technology - decide on
technolog...
Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk




  Implementation and evaluation - try using
 PayPal an...
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  1. 1. An introduction to Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk
  2. 2. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk What is PayPal?
  3. 3. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk “PayPal is a secure online payment method, which allows you to pay or get paid quickly and easily without sharing any of your financial information.” PayPal Inc. (2010). What is PayPal?. Available: https://www.paypal-marketing.co.uk/whatis/index.htm. Last accessed 11 June 2010.
  4. 4. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk PayPal: Advantages
  5. 5. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk PayPal is secure - customers only share financial details with PayPal and not merchants. All transactions take place on PayPal’s secure pages. PayPal Inc. (2010). Safety Advice for PayPal. Available: https://www.paypal-marketing.co.uk/safetyadvice/index.htm. Last accessed 11 June 2010.
  6. 6. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk PayPal is easy to use - you don’t need a PayPal account to pay by PayPal. All major debit and credit cards are accepted and users with a PayPal account can make payments direct from their bank account via DirectDebit. PayPal Inc. (2010). What is PayPal?. Available: https://www.paypal-marketing.co.uk/whatis/index.htm. Last accessed 11 June 2010.
  7. 7. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk PayPal is easy to integrate - many off-the-shelf solutions exist for integrating PayPal into websites to allow automatic payments without human intervention. Many of these solutions are free to use. PayPal Inc. (2010). What is PayPal?. Available: https://www.paypal-marketing.co.uk/whatis/index.htm. Last accessed 11 June 2010.
  8. 8. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk PayPal: Disadvantages
  9. 9. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk PayPal charges fees - the end cost to the customer remains the same but PayPal subtract a fee from all Payments received. PayPal Inc. (2010). PayPal Fee Structure. Available: https://www.paypal.com/uk/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_display-fees-outside&nav=1.0.4. Last accessed 11 June 2010.
  10. 10. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk Account Type Premier Business Charity Fixed Fee £0.20 £0.20 £0.20 Percentage Fee 3.4% 3.4% 1.4% Fee Charged on £10 £0.54 £0.54 £0.34 PayPal Inc. (2010). PayPal Fee Structure. Available: https://www.paypal.com/uk/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_display-fees-outside&nav=1.0.4. Last accessed 11 June 2010.
  11. 11. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk Implementation Ideas
  12. 12. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk Online competition entry - competitors complete all festival entry paperwork online. Entry fees are automatically calculated and a payment made instantly.
  13. 13. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk One-off donations - a visitor to the website can research the Association and make an instant donation. Online donations by credit/debit card remove the barrier of sending a cheque by post.
  14. 14. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk Recurring donations/payments - customers with PayPay accounts can create a subscriptions to send a payment/donation every year. Ideal for Association membership renewal.
  15. 15. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk Next Steps
  16. 16. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk Identify trial opportunities - understand where PayPal payments would be best used.
  17. 17. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk Set up PayPal account - PayPal accounts are free and secure. Email address and “real-world” banking details required.
  18. 18. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk Identify appropriate technology - decide on technology to manage and account for PayPal payments.
  19. 19. Ross C Brown - Comments and suggestions to rcb@rosscbrown.co.uk Implementation and evaluation - try using PayPal and consult with internal and external stakeholders to evaluate the payment scheme.

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