newbie, online payment

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by fastguebo, Sep 8, 2012.

  1. fastguebo

    fastguebo LawnSite Member
    Posts: 8

    hi every one, can someone tell witch is the easiest and cheapest way to accept online payment with out having a website. thanks
  2. zippy-phil

    zippy-phil LawnSite Member
    Posts: 41

    use Paypal Here. you can accept credit/debit and checks using your phone. checks take 6 days to clear.
  3. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 12,975

    Paypal and square. No monthly, just a small transaction percentage.
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  4. fatz

    fatz LawnSite Member
    Posts: 46

    Paypal and square here too.
  5. corey4671

    corey4671 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,931

    I'm strictly paypal. Made my life so much simpler.
  6. phillie

    phillie LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 861

    Anyone know what the percentages are for paypal? I use square for swipes but am about to offer paypal.
  7. corey4671

    corey4671 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,931

    Depends on the amount. I generally figure on 4%
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  8. Premier GreenScape

    Premier GreenScape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 33

    Paypal, I offer other options, Per cut by mail or month in advance. I make it clear in my agreement that there is a 3% e-pay fee.
  9. tonygreek

    tonygreek LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,446

    PayPal Fees
  10. inzane

    inzane LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,365

    for the guys who have added a fee for there customers who pay with paypal, how has that worked? i'm gonna do that soon. don't have to many customers that use it yet.. but it seems like the 4% they take could really add up.

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