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Google Checkout vs. PayPal vs. Amazon Payments
When choosing an online payment solution, there's a lot to consider. The main players cost roughly the same and offer similar basic services. But take a closer look and important differences quickly emerge.
|Compare||PayPal||Google Checkout||Amazon Payments|
|What are their standard fees?||2.9% + $0.30 per transaction||2.9% + $0.30 per transaction||2.9% + $0.30 per transaction|
|Who can pay me?||Anyone with a credit card||Buyers must have an account||Buyers must have an account|
|What forms of payment are accepted?||All major credit cards,|
plus bank accounts, eChecks, & PayPal
|Major credit cards only||Major credit and debit cards only|
|How many currencies are supported?||24 currencies||8 currencies||11 currencies|
|How many shopping carts|
do they support?
|How about customer support?||Live phone support, Virtual assistant,|
Dedicated account managers
|Webform only||Webform only|
|Which payment service is most|
popular with buyers?*
- Prices in US dollars. All information for Google Checkout vs PayPal vs Amazon Payments comparison chart is up-to-date as of 09/27/11. See below for details.
- Google Checkout data is up-to-date as of 09/27/11.
- Amazon Payments data is up-to-date as of 09/27/11.
* Source: Sellers Choice Awards, eCommerce Bytes, February 2011.
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