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What Is PayPal Zettle?

PayPal Commerce Platform helps make it easy for your customers to pay any way they want from almost anywhere. Let them pay now, pay later, or offer subscriptions or global and local payment options. It's the kind of flexibility customers demandthe kind that drives loyalty and lets you grow with the market.

Who Uses PayPal Zettle?

Whether you're a small business, ecommerce platform, marketplace, enterprise, or developer, PayPal Commerce Platform offers what you need to run your business and help it grow.

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Reviews of PayPal Zettle

Average score

Overall
4.6
Ease of Use
4.6
Customer Service
4.3
Features
4.5
Value for Money
4.5

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Ashley
Ashley
OWNER/CEO in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Cosmetics, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

LOVE AT FIRST PAYMENT! LOL LITERALLY.

5.0 4 years ago

Comments: AS I STATED BEFORE, "I ABSOLUTELY LOVED THE FACT THAT THEY GIVE YOU YOUR CHIP/CARD READER FOR FREE!! I ALSO LOVE HOW YOU CAN EASILY CREATE YOUR MENU OF PRODUCTS AND PRICES TO MAKE CHECKOUT AND PAYMENT PROCESSING EASIER. (RIGHT FROM MY PHONE TOO)." IT MAKES OWNING A BUSINESS EASIER AND HELPS YOU FEEL LIKE A BOSS WITH CONFIDENCE.

Pros:

EASY SIGN UP, PAYPAL IS WELL KNOWN AND USED BY MILLIONS OF PEOPLE. I ABSOLUTELY LOVED THE FACT THAT THEY GIVE YOU YOUR CHIP/CARD READER FOR FREE!! I ALSO LOVE HOW YOU CAN EASILY CREATE YOUR MENU OF PRODUCTS AND PRICES TO MAKE CHECKOUT AND PAYMENT PROCESSING EASIER. (RIGHT FROM MY PHONE TOO).

Cons:

I LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT IT. NO CONS! WHAT'S NOT TO LOVE?

Joshua
Joshua
Owner in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Retail, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

Quickest Way to Accept Payment with Cards

4.0 4 years ago

Comments: PayPal Here makes it super simple to accept payment from my customers. I like that it's linked directly to my PayPal account and that funds are available immediately. Before I started using PayPal Here, I would have customers ask to Cash.app me funds or send them via Venmo. The downside to this was that it wasn't necessarily professional and I had to wait for funds to be transferred to my bank account.

Pros:

PayPal Here is by far the quickest way to accept payment from customers with credit/debit cards. I'm particularly referring to the speed in which funds are available for spending. It's very simple to swipe the customer's card or enter their payment information and then almost instantly have access to those funds. I the earlier days of PayPal Here, I was one of the fortunate people that received a free card reader. This came in handy as all I had to do was plug it into my iPad and simply swipe the customer's card. The app is somewhat customizable, too. For example, you can specify whether or not you want to require a customer's signature for certain purchase amounts. Also, the app integrates with PayPal Inventory Management as an added convenience if desired.

Cons:

The only thing I really dislike about the app is the fact that I am charged a higher percentage on the fee if I manually input the customer's credit/debit card information as opposed to just swiping their card. Sometimes I feel that this is an unfair thing - especially in cases where the customer's card is not properly reading when swiped in the card reader. Lastly, PayPal no longer provides free card readers (unless you're a new user). So, if you need a new, updated card reader you'll have to pay for it.

Mike
Editor and Producer in US
Entertainment, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

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PayPal Zettle is great for on the go

5.0 2 months ago

Comments: I was worried at first when PayPal transitioned to Zettle but the process has been smooth overall. It works great and I love the customization. Haven't had a problem with it yet.

Pros:

I love the reader and all the simple reports it entails. It's perfect for on the go sales. It's super small and easy to use.

Cons:

Biggest con is that it has to be charged. The older readers did not so this takes some getting used to.

Ama Korkor Daa
Social media manager in Japan
Management Consulting, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
Reviewer Source

Review of PayPal Zettle

3.0 last month New

Pros:

It’s convenient to use. The user interface is nice too.

Cons:

I wish it operated in Ghana and other subsaharan countries

Deannna
Deannna
Professional Entrepreneur in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Writing & Editing, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Wanna be a little less stressed? Then this is it

5.0 3 months ago

Comments: Zettle has been so wonderful. I use to wake up not have had enough sleep due to worrying if I messed up with inventory or getting paid but on day one my life hasn’t been the same in a good way.

Pros:

Zettle is my personal assistant without the cost. I now have peace of mind knowing I have this software. I’m not panicking wondering if I missed anything. This is the best software for peace of mind.

Cons:

Honestly the only issue I had ace I’m not trying to crack a joke is that it doesn’t talk back. It’s my own personal assistant and it doesn’t respond to my conversation.