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PayPal For Dummies by Marsha Collier, Victoria Rosenborg

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Chapter 7

Getting Ready to Sell

In This Chapter

  • Setting up your selling preferences
  • Determining how you want to be paid
  • Setting up multiple users for a Business account
  • Accepting payments from a buyer who doesn't have a PayPal account

As a seller who accepts PayPal, you have tremendous flexibility when it comes to choosing how you want to accept payments from buyers and how you want to sell your goods or services. In this chapter, I show you how to set up your selling preferences and decide which of PayPal's many options is right for you and your business. (Even if your so-called “business” is just occasionally selling stuff on eBay.)

Setting Up Your Selling Preferences

You can find your selling preference options by logging into your PayPal account and clicking the Profile link. Under the Selling Preferences column, you see the options that are available to you, depending upon the type of account you have.

image Non-U.S. accounts do not have the same options as U.S. accounts. Table 7-1 shows the selling preferences available by account type.

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The following sections of this chapter give a short overview of each of the options and provide in-depth information for a few. The other ...

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