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Selling virtual services on PayPal: how to prevent my account to be banned?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by jopagi, Sep 20, 2016.

  1. jopagi

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    Hi, like many here i sell social media and SEO services through my website and, with bank transfer, i accept also Paypal.

    I've got two main account banned two years ago, i've created two new account with the personal information of two my collaborator, one is still running, the second was limited by Paypal two weeks ago, Paypal ask for shipping proof and business description, when i said that i sell services and not physical goods, they said that my business was too risky for Paypal, and they limited permanently my account.

    I'm not worried for my money, i will they back in 6 months, but i'm afraid that i can be soon without an account to receive PP payments, since my main business is in Italy, payment options like Payzaa or Google Wallet or Amazon merchant are used only by few people and i can't substitute Paypal with them.

    I can use some payment solutions to receive credit cards payments safely directly to my bank account, but a big % of my customer pay with Paypal and not with c/c.

    My question is: there is a way to prevent, or reduce the risk, that PP will limits again my accounts due my no physical services?

    I've seen that even some porn camsite allow paypal payments, they sell credits, so no physical good at all, there is way so, to bypass this kind of check?

    I've seen epoch as payment solution that allow Paypal, the fees it's ludicrous high (15% at start) but if that can prevent Paypal to make to much question about my business it can be a solution?
     
  2. MajorMike

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    it's usually down to your refund and chargeback ratio.

    if you can prevent those then you should be fine.

    unless your business model is specifically seen as risky by paypal, then you probably have no other option than rotating accounts and getting new ones all the time
     
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    I've got hundreds of transaction per month and barely a single reclaim or refund each month, usually PP don't limit my account after a refund but after a too rapid rise of my earnings, i've tried to explain my business and also tried to say that i do a service of repair fr smartphones and PC but they always said that services are too risky for PP since they can't protect the buyer without proof like shipping infos or tracking
     
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    Really?
    You signed up just to help OP. how nice !
     
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