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We’ll help you get set up for success. Get advice on how to establish trust, get paid, optimize for mobile, and more.


  • SELLING ONLINE

    Start selling on Facebook and Twitter in less than 5 minutes.

    Sep 17 2020
    If you need to start selling online quickly but don’t have a website, consider selling your products and services where your customers are spending more of their time: on social media. Get started by following these steps. 

  • SELLING IN-PERSON

    How to create a QR code to accept touch-free payments.

    Aug 28 2020
    Whether you run a business with a storefront or provide services to clients, how do you get paid if they can’t hand you their payment? One answer could be QR codes. When used correctly (and creatively), QR codes can give you a fast, touch-free way to accept payments in person. No physical money changing hands, no receipts to sign. 

  • OPTIMIZING FOR MOBILE

    How to add a subscription payment button to your website.

    Aug 27 2020
    Once you’ve created your subscription plan(s), the last step is adding a payment button to your website, so your customers can choose the plan(s). This 7-step article will show you how to do that with accompanying screenshots. 

  • MARKETING TO CUSTOMERS

    Webinar: 6 tips to optimize your online business.

    Aug 21 2020
    It’s a challenging environment for small businesses. Are you looking for ways to thrive in the New Normal? PayPal and BigCommerce can help you attract customers, manage finances, and bring the offline experience online.

  • OPTIMIZING FOR MOBILE

    Selling on social: How customers can pay you on Facebook and Twitter.

    Aug 19 2020
    Once you’ve posted your listing on Facebook and/or Twitter, your customers can pay with a credit or debit card or by using their account with PayPal. This article walks you through how that looks with step-by-step screenshots.

  • SETTING UP A BUSINESS

    Breaking down third-party food delivery platform fees.

    Aug 19 2020
    For several years now, third-party restaurant delivery platforms have helped restaurant owners feed a growing appetite for easy online ordering and delivery. Customers can now order everything from street tacos to scallop sashimi with a tap and have it delivered to their door – no waiting for a table, dealing with noisy conversations, or making public appearances required.

  • SETTING UP A BUSINESS

    Essential HVAC and spatial planning checklists for restaurants.

    Aug 04 2020
    The industry paradigm is completely changing and there’s no going back to a world before the pandemic hit us. There is only moving forward. That said, the mindset for reopening your business is not far different from opening your business. You’ll need to put new Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) in place, train staff, and on top, educate customers. Business survival and prosperity in the new normal will count on how well you engage with your local community and leverage technology.

  • SETTING UP A BUSINESS

    Webinar: How to quickly take your business online.

    Jul 30 2020
    The way we do business is changing rapidly. Small and new businesses, especially, need to adapt to changing customer needs. PayPal can help you navigate the New Normal – and reach more customers ASAP. 

  • MARKETING TO CUSTOMERS

    6 steps to powerful customer testimonials.

    Jul 20 2020
    "Great." "Would recommend." "Happy with purchase." Do those types of reviews sound familiar?


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