In its effort to give small business customers comprehensive web services, Squarespace has added yet another feature, the ability to take payments via PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) Express Checkout.
Squarespace and PayPal Team Up to Provide Convenient Checkout
Squarespace has taken do it yourself web design to a whole new level. Without knowing HTML, CSS or any other programming language, you can create a website for your business with all the features you need for eCommerce. With the addition of PayPal Express Checkout, currently in public beta, online stores can have one of the most popular payment systems in the world.
According to Squarespace, this partnership was driven by the feedback its customers requested. With PayPal, sellers can now accept more than 100 currencies from over 200 markets around the world from its 192 million users.
Express Checkout is easy to setup, but it still delivers on the same security level of PayPal while making it more convenient. Your eCommerce site can get started without any setup fees, and because it is integrated with the vast majority of shopping carts, it is readily available.
This means you only pay when you start receiving payments, which is 2.9 percent of the sale plus 30 cents for US transactions. There are no hidden or monthly fees you have to worry about.
You will need a PayPal Business account for full integration with Squarespace. If you already have a personal PayPal account, you can upgrade it for free. There is a three-step process that is easy and self-explanatory to get it on your site in about 15 minutes. You can go here, for all the details from Squarespace.
PayPal Express Checkout increases conversions by simplifying the checkout process in web and mobile sites. It is fast, reliable and trusted by tens of millions of users. With this addition to its eCommerce capability, Squarespace makes its DYI web developing platform more convenient than ever.