Do you want to sell merchandise on your website? One of the easiest ways to handle payments safely is to use PayPal. To do this you will have to set up a merchant account. Here is how to set up a PayPal Merchant Account.
You can avoid the hassle and risk of credit card transactions or simply add an alternative by adding a PayPal Merchant Account to the payment options of your website. You can even create you own shopping cart rather than having to 'rent' one if you use PayPal to handle payment on all your business orders.
PayPal has a convenient recommendation wizard set up to help you set up the kind of payment system that will best fit your business. You can choose from up to eight different ways to set up your business transactions.
You will need to set up your account first. Paypal lets you choose whether you will need a Premier Account for individuals buying and selling online, or a Business Account which would be if you want a merchant account for a company or group name.
Actually getting your PayPal merchant account registered is then just a simple process of filling out the requested forms. You can go directly to the site to open a PayPal Merchant Account by following the link under Resources below.
Once you have your PayPal merchant account set up, selling items on the internet will be fast, easy and secure!