Ecommerce

How to receive money from foreign customers cheaper than PayPal

At Pay2Commerce we want to support international working relationships. Very often our clients receive income for their work abroad either by providing a specific service or simply selling a physical or digital product, most of them use PayPal, being this platform one of the most expensive in commissions per transaction, apart from the tediousness of withdrawing money in your country of residence.

A large number of professionals sell their products or services to people abroad and need to be able to charge their customers quickly and what better way to do this than by accepting credit or debit card payments online.

Today we bring you a very excellent alternative to receive international payments and reduce costs using platforms such as PayPal.

If your work is with local clients, you will surely not have had any problems at the time of charging them, but the matter becomes more complicated when the clients are international. When trying to receive payments from abroad you have run into high PayPal fees that can take up to 8% of your earnings.

Imagine you have a client in the United States and he is going to pay you $1,000 if you use PayPal, apart from the fact that the client will have to set up an account and this takes some time… you will also have to negotiate with him, who covers the high commission or simply decide to lose up to 8% of your earnings.

Another even more bureaucratic way is by international bank transfer, not to mention the tedious process involved or the long wait for these funds to be available in your local currency or bank.

Some choose to use Payoneer or go through the long and costly process of formalizing an LLC in the United States to open a US dollar bank account in the US.

In the end your goal as a professional or business owner is to be able to charge your clients abroad with the lowest possible commission, in an easy, fast and secure way. Receiving the funds in record time and without going through high bureaucracy and to top it off… making life easy for your customers by allowing them to pay you with their own credit or debit card in less than 15 seconds without having to register in external platforms, simply by entering their card and information and payment is done.

That is why at Pay2Commerce after extensive research and years of development and constant testing we can recommend one of the most sophisticated, robust and easy to use payment gateways in the world. Stripe really is the perfect solution to all the problems you may have about international card payments.

Stripe is a payment processor that allows you to accept international credit or debit card payments within a website or web/mobile application. It is one of the most widely used payment gateways worldwide, even companies like Amazon, Shopify, Google, Uber, Booking and Zoom to name a few use Stripe as their online payment processor.

Why is Stripe one of the best online payment gateways?

  1. Stripe is flexible when it comes to payment as it allows all credit and debit cards plus it accepts Bitcoin, Android Pay, Amazon Pay and Apple payments.
  2. Stripe has one of the lowest fees in the market starting at 2.9% + 0.30 cents per transaction, an additional 1% for international cards and another 1% if the charge is in a currency other than US dollars.
  3. It easily integrates with any e-commerce system or platform including Shopify, WooCommerce, Magento and Prestashop.
  4. The customer does not need to have an associated account as he can pay directly on your website or digital platform just using his card details.

We have developed a platform that integrates seamlessly with Stripe as an online payment gateway which will allow you to manage customers, invoices and expenses designed for almost any company, entrepreneur, merchant, professional or individual, a tool that will help you send invoices and get paid quickly, easily and securely optimizing your business model by 200%.

Send invoices in seconds

Save valuable time from your work by using the invoice generation tools that Pay2Invoice puts at your disposal. Receive real-time notifications of overdue invoices and closely follow up on each invoice separately.

Charge by card

Offer your customers the ease of paying you with credit or debit cards using Stripe, thanks to Pay2Invoice’s low commissions you will earn much more.

Business reports

Access graphically to reports of all the activity of your business or company and obtain statistical data easy to interpret, saving hours of work and improving your productivity.

Recurring invoices

Charge your customers on a regular or recurring basis, especially if your business model is based on paid memberships or paid subscriptions, achieving a self-sustaining business.

Create customized invoices

Each invoice will be presented in an aesthetically pleasing way to highlight your brand and business. You can choose from several pre-designed templates, just add your logo and choose your brand colors.

Send your invoices by e-mail

With Pay2Invoice you can send each invoice with a text message by email to your customer and even receive a notice when he has read it, you can also send a link by whatsapp or other more convenient way.

Keep track at all times

Receive notifications when your customers have performed any important action whether it is viewing an invoice, paying it partially or completely or simply when your customer has written you an important message.

Get more business

Create professional quotes at the click of a button and turn leads into repeat customers, get work done faster by allowing customers to approve quotes online.

The biggest challenge we have already solved, if you are in a country where it is not possible to set up a Stripe account then this platform is for you, we will take care of the entire Onboarding process so you can enjoy all the advantages and facilities that Stripe has at the e-commerce level.

To receive the funds you will only need a US bank account which can be Wise, when you create your profile you will get an account with local US bank details (USD) so you will be able to receive payments as if you were a local.

This way you will be able to receive payments from Stripe that your customers make through our online digital invoicing platform.

How to activate your account and start receiving payments?

It’s very quick and easy!

  1. Register and open an account on Wise.com, be sure to use real data.
  2. Click on “Balances” and then on “start”.
  3. Complete your profile and verify your account by uploading your ID for security reasons.
  4. Activate a USD account by adding $20 from your credit or debit card.
  5. Sign up at pay2invoice.com and select the plan that best suits your needs.
  6. Go to settings and then to payments
  7. Select Stripe and click the “Connect” button.
  8. Fill out the form which will ask for all your personal and business information.
  9. Wait until the account is ready and you can start receiving card payments.

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