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selling a website on flippa , what is the best payement method?

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  1. yuuzokun

    yuuzokun Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    hi everyone, Im about to put my site on flippa
    what is the best payement method
    paypal or escrow
    with paypal, even if the buyer wants to ask for refund ( and i'm not saying i'll scam or anything, just in case he wanted to play the badass ) paypal doest not cover virtual products right ? so no fear

    edit: I have a bank account with payoneer, can I send money to it via escrow ? I heard they don't support payoneer, can someone confirme it please
    thanks
     
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    Check is always the best way to get paid. The second best way, considering the platform would be by escrow.
     
  3. TheeAriGrande

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    I'd say escrow just because Paypal is very unpredictable.

    Of course you can go with Paypal, but be sure to keep track of all conversations, listings, info, etc. That way, if it does become a problem you'll have yourself covered. Then again, there is no guarantee with paypal.
     
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    yes very true, I'll keep every record and conversation with the buer,
    I talked to paypal yesterday and they said there is no cover for buyer in a virtual product, but i'm afraid
     
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    I would not even trust Paypal with the change down the back of my sofa.
     
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    The topic of accepting payments for sites via PayPal was recently covered in this thread: http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/site-flipping/587119-safe-use-paypal-buyer.html

    This was asked by a buyer. As a seller, you're even worse off using PayPal. Whilst a standard dispute _could_ end in your favour, a chargeback or an "unauthorized transaction" dispute wouldn't and you'd be out of your site and your cash.

    TL;DR: Never use PayPal if the amount is above pocket change.
     
  7. computebob

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    Get a verified PayPal account and use it. Then immediately transfer that to your bank account and I think you should be safe...
     
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    Suggest this also, since most of them prefer pp, but the safest way is escrow. Got screwed allot of times with PayPal.
     
  9. yuuzokun

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    Actually I prefer paypal too, cause I want money to be on payoneer and I have a verified account with payoneer account bank
     
  10. Windip

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    Use escrow. At least both parties have to confirm that they're happy before money changes hands. But if there's a dispute, you'll have to hire a costly mitigation company.
     
  11. jliii

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    Use Escrow. If I were a buyer I'd feel safer with escrow. As a seller you can avoid chargebacks. As a buyer you will be protected.