How to Sign Up For PayPal – Step by step guide
PayPal is an online e-commerce website, essentially an e-wallet, facilitating the online transfer of money as an alternative to paper currency. It provides both business and personal accounts. Personal accounts can be used to buy things from e-retailers such as eBay and Amazon or transfer money to other PayPal accounts. A business account can be used to facilitate the receiving of large sums of money from online transactions for a small fee. PayPal is a great way to spend money online as it is private and you don’t have to give out private information such as a card number to purchase anything, everything just happens through PayPal!
Want to get yourself a PayPal account? It’s easy!
Step One: Go to Paypal.com
Go to the PayPal website at www.paypal.com. It will take you to a page that will look something like this:
Click on the grey sign up button next to the blue log in button on the far right corner of the web page.
Step Two: Select type account
Step Three: Enter your information
You will be directed to a page that has this form on it:
Step Four: Enter your billing information
The last step! Here’s what’s going to be in front of you:
It’s simple. Just type in the number on the front of your debit or credit, along with the expiration date and the three digits on the back. Also, put in your billing address, city, state, zip code, and finally link your card to your paypal account.
That’s it! You can now use your account for online transactions, congratulations! Now, wasn’t that easy?