10. Accepting Bitcoin Payments

Should You Accept Bitcoin Payments?

Before we discuss how you as a merchant can start accepting Bitcoin, let’s talk a moment about whether you should. Although I tend to think there’s a lot of upside for the merchant, not all merchants feel the same way.

Benefits of Accepting Bitcoin

For most merchants, the main upside of accepting Bitcoin boils down to saving money. Bypassing the traditional credit card processing system, with its associated fees, has its benefits.

Let’s face it: It costs money to deal with MasterCard, ...

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