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2Checkout

7 Ratings

PaySimple

11 Ratings

2Checkout

7 Ratings
Score 8.6 out of 101

PaySimple

11 Ratings
Score 8.6 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

2Checkout

2Checkout is great when you sell software licenses online or when you offer SaaS subscriptions. I don't think it can work in other scenarios.

PaySimple

We're a marketing agency and it's worked perfectly for our recurring payment retainers (same amount each month).
It would also work well for a company with a set product line up or a company that wants a more traditional "store" setup.

Pros

  • 2Checkout handles credit cards that I would not be able to accept from my country.
  • Fraud prevention works. They saved me a couple of times and I appreciate that.
  • I always received my payments on time. I never had to complain.
  • PaySimple is awesome for recurring payments. It's easy to set one up and make changes as needed. Without this feature, our business would be dead. Being able to easily set up recurring payments for our retainer is a must and PaySimple does it beautifully.
  • The payment portal feature is also really good fro collecting payments of differing amounts. We setup a single portal where customers enter the payment amount accessed from a link in the invoice email. This feature has transformed out collections and cut down our time to get paid significantly.
  • If you do have product type offerings, it's easy to setup individual products or an entire store.

Cons

  • Local payments methods are an area for improvement. Not all are connected so far.
  • Bulk updates for catalogs are missing at the moment, to be added in upcoming releases I hope.
  • It'd be nice if they were to integrate with online form tools such as formstack.com, wufoo.com, jotform.com etc.
  • It'd be nice if there was a payment option which didn't include a monthly fee but had a higher transaction fee. This is good for people who get donations or payments infrequently. For that group, PayPal is the best option because Paypal has no monthly fee but a high transaction fee.

Alternatives Considered

Avangate Digital Commerce is more flexible, can be adjusted for your business needs.
PayPal has no monthly but a high transaction fee. PaySimple has a low transaction but high monthly fee. So if you do a lot of transactions (like over 70K/mo) you should consider PaySimple.

Return on Investment

  • Conversion rate has grown up since we started using Avangate Digital Commerce
  • Refund rate has descreased also
  • Because we've got a really awesome rate with them it's definitely a positive ROI. I can't say what that figure is but it's pretty good. Also, our customers have a huge ROI over their prior way of getting payment from their customers.

Pricing Details

2Checkout

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details
Growth Edition: 3.99% + $1 / per transaction fee Standard Edition: 4.9% + $2.50 / per transaction fee Enterprise Edition: Custom Tailored (Contact for Pricing)

PaySimple

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details