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Best Way to Process Payments from Service Clients?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Matt707, Feb 15, 2014.

  1. Matt707

    Matt707 Regular Member

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    Let me start out by saying my IM success story took two small leaps forward this week by gaining my first 2 reputation management clients! Both clients are paying $500/mo for review gateways and a bit of social media marketing.

    But heres my question...

    What is the best service to use when invoicing them? Obviously theres thousands out there, but we've all heard the horror stories about PayPal and alike and I'm not sure what the best way is. I want to keep it simple for myself (obviously) and for tax purposes.

    Thanks!
     
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    There are many simple Payment processors like Perfect Money, WMZ or Skrill etc
     
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  4. Gyuman82

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    I have been using Paypal for years now and have processed thousands of transactions for hundreds of thousands of dollars (millions?) in transactions without a glitch.

    I have a verified business account though.

    I would definitely recommend Paypal as it is the most user friendly and easiest to invoice people with, not to mention most people trust them.

    You don't want to have your clients have to jump through hoops to pay you, which sometimes happens with other payment processors.

    You'll only run into problems with Paypal if you have a lot of chargebacks etc.

    Sure there are dishonest buyers that do chargebacks and screw you, but no other payment processor will protect you either in these types of scenarios. So any "nightmare" you have with Paypal will also be likely/possible with other processors.
     
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  5. workahollic2

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    freshbook is not a bad idea. it also has different payment options.
     
  6. tixpf

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    What about taxes? I assume you do pay them, right? A lot of guys just starting up (including me) try to avoid them as long as it takes them to build a stable income, because before that it isn't worth the hustle (at least in my country).
    Don't you have to have a taxable business to get a verified business account?
     
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    what is the advantage using freshbook instead of paypal?
     
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    paypal is included in freshbook, and you get more other payment processors