PayPal Business Makeover Contest Hub

Congratulations to our 2018 Business Makeover Contest winners!
Many thanks to the 20,000+ businesses who entered. Follow our winners' stories below and get tips and tools for your own business. To unlock additional resources, sign up for a PayPal Business account. It's free to sign up.

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Meet our 2018 winners.

Each winner receives a $10,000 cash prize, a website makeover and personalized support for their business.

Rayburn Farm - Offline to Online

Rayburn Farm produces specialty herbs and spices for Western North Carolina's craft beverage industry. They plan to invest in equipment and expand into new markets.

ProjectMQ - Digital Service

ProjectMQ connects independent video games from around the world with gamers. The makeover will help improve their website experience to engage more customers.

Puna Chocolate - Tangible Good

Puna Chocolate Company grows their own cocoa on US soil and makes their own chocolates. The makeover will help expand both their local and ecommerce presence.

Tips and ideas from contest winners.

Building a company you're proud of

Planning ahead to help grow your business

Strategies for "making over" your business

Learn about the marketing, financial, and technology recommendations that our 2018 winners received.

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5 e-commerce design hacks from a pro

Take your website to the next level with the same tips that a web pro shared with our 2018 winners.

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PayPal Business Debit Mastercard®¹

Use your PayPal balance anytime – in store and online - anywhere Mastercard is accepted – with no annual fee.

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PayPal Business Loan²

Fund your business with fixed payment loans from $5,000 to $500,000.

1The PayPal Business Debit Mastercard is issued by The Bancorp Bank pursuant to license by Mastercard International Incorporated. Mastercard is a registered trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. The Bancorp Bank; Member FDIC. Card may be used everywhere Debit Mastercard is accepted.

2The lender for PayPal Business Loan is WebBank, Member FDIC. Subject to lender approval, the PayPal Business Loan is offered from $5,000 to $500,000 and with durations from 13 to 52 weeks depending on loan amount.

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