PayPal for Dummies

What is PayPal?

PayPal is a secure money transfer service, used by millions of people all around the world.

Why is it so popular?

  1. Because so many people use PayPal and it is a large, international company, people trust the service, and feel safe using it.
  2. It is really simple to use, and all you need to know is the person's email address.
  3. It keeps your bank details private from the other party.

How does it work?

PayPal allows people to send money to each other's accounts, using just their email address.  This makes it ideal for buying goods from strangers, and is especially useful for online marketplaces, such as One Baby Owner.

PayPal also acts as a middleman, offering guarantees to buyers and sellers, so that money can be recovered if there is a problem with the transaction.  Please visit PayPal's website and read through their policies, if you are unsure about this.

Here is a short video to show you just how easy PayPal is to send money with....

What do I need to be able to use PayPal?

You don't need to be a business to use PayPal.  All you need is:

  1. A valid email address.
  2. A valid credit card or bank account.

That's it!  Hope you find this guide helpful and reassuring.  Once you've used PayPal a few times, you will soon get the hang of it!