There are a range of times you would need a customer to make a payment. These include accepting donations, payment for services, paying a deposit and online store sales. Before looking at what options are available you need to consider some of the concepts around accepting payments:
There are many different methods by which someone can pay you. Utopia has put together the following list of standard payment gateways, along with pricing. Which of these you want to accept will also drive which gateway provider you can use:
You also need to consider your customers and what type of payment methods they would be happy to use. For example, if your customers are in New Zealand they may not want to use PayPal.
Utopia has over 20 years of ecommerce experience and can assist you in integrating payments into your existing systems and workflow. This could also include creating a new platform for taking payments as part of your own website’s customer experience. For example, selling tickets for events or receiving a deposit for services.
For assistance in selecting ecommerce and payment gateways contact Utopia today.