Give your customers a shortcut to payments with a PayPal QR Code
Improve sales and charitable contributions by giving people a quick way to pay you with a scan
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How does a PayPal QR Code work?
You simply add your organization’s Paypal username in the code along with information about the donation or purchase the visitor will make.
The code lets them review their payment details and then takes them to PayPal where they can finish the transaction to your account.
It makes payments so easy for your visitors. Scan, review, pay, done.
Simplifying a payment process
Make it as easy as possible for your audience to donate to your organization or pay for your offerings using PayPal.
The quicker you can get them to the payment option, the more likely they are to proceed with donating or purchasing.
Make it as unique as your brand
Encourage visitors to donate or buy with a customized code:
- Branded short URL
- Brand color palette
- Brand logo
Branded codes = More scans = More payments.
Track your QR’s success
Track your QR’s data so you can improve your campaigns. See exactly what times they were scanned, where they were scanned and how many times they were scanned.
Then, use the data to refine your campaigns and collect even more PayPal payments.
How do I make one?
Register for a free trial with us or, if you’ve got an account already, log in and follow these steps:
- Click “Create QR Code.”
- Select “PayPal” as the type.
- Select the type of PayPal action you want to link to:
- Get Donation Get Payment
- Insert your
- PayPal username or email address.
- Fill in the rest of the required information.
- Click “Save and Apply Changes”
What else can I do with the code?
When you’re done creating your PayPal QR code, you can add your branding to it and adapt it to fit your specific requirements.
- Add your brand’s colors and logo.
- Put your brand name in the shortened URL.
- Download it in different file formats to print or use digitally.
- Protect it with a password, if necessary.
- Connect it to your Google Analytics account.
- Add a redirect page with a message.
You can also create a landing page template to use for your codes and more. Check out all the ways you can use your QR code.
Why use dynamic PayPal QR Codes?
Spotlight brand uniqueness
Add your brand name to the shortened URL, put your brand’s logo in the code, and change its colors to match your brand’s colors. Or, put a PayPal logo in the code so people know exactly what kind of code it is.
Improve campaigns assess success
Dynamic PayPal QR codes provide you with a bevy of information like times and locations they were scanned. They even tell you how many times they were scanned. It’s easy to find out how many people are paying you via the QR code.
Change the PayPal account the code points to or change the donation/purchase information at any time. Your QR code is completely flexible. If you make a mistake, it’s no problem to go back and fix it. Just edit the code if you need to.
Print your code in a variety of high-definition formats that look fantastic regardless of the size or medium they are in. No matter how you share your PayPal code, it’s going to look superb. Please ask us about formats if you require some guidance. We’re here to help.
PayPal QR Code ideas
We sure do!
Using QR codes to accept payments is ideal for virtually any kind of business. Advertise your service or product on a poster or a billboard and anyone who is interested can scan the code and instantly make a purchase.
They are amazing for charities, too. With a QR code, they can make a donation right then and there.
Print out a small catalog or brochure and have each product accompanied by a PayPal QR code. Mail it out or make it available for download. People can shop directly from the catalog.
Don’t let a forgotten wallet lead to the loss of a customer. Have a poster on the wall with your menu items and their corresponding QR codes so people can drink or dine as long as they have their phones.
Or, make a special “QR code menu” for people to pay that way if they want.
For events like trade shows, have PayPal QR codes on all your products. Or, have QR codes for your services so people can easily make a purchase.
If you are a charity, QR codes make it easy for people to donate after hearing your pitch.
Why not turn these into a selling opportunity? Put a QR code on your business card or in your email signature that allows people to buy what you or your company is selling.
Or, if you work for a charity, do the same and give people the opportunity to donate when you connect with them.
Let your readers access exclusive content after reading your book, and let them pay you via a Paypal QR code. Put two QR codes in the back of the book: one of them links to PayPal and the other is a password-protected code that links to the exclusive content.
After they make a payment with the PayPal QR code, send them the password for the exclusive content with the other QR code.
How to scan a QR Code?
Virtually every phone has QR code scanning capabilities these days. Please click here for a full guide to scanning QR codes.
PayPal QR codes are highly useful for getting people to make payments or donations to your business or charity while it is at the front of their minds. Your audience reads the poster/brochure/direct mail/etc. and the QR code gives them an immediate way to pay you. This is valuable because it allows them to do it immediately instead of “doing it later” and forgetting about it or changing their minds.
The codes can also be used at trade shows, in mall kiosks and in other places to give people an alternate way of paying you. No matter how you use them, PayPal QR codes add value to both your customers’ lives and your business.