December 7th, 2011

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Official Online Payment Source Thread!

Many of the members of the community, moderators included, have been expressing frustration at PayPal for a long time. If you haven't heard about their latest PR/TOS snafu, check here for the "resolution" PayPal gave: http://www.regretsy.com/2011/12/06/sooner-or-later-youll-pay-pal/

Since there are so many online payment options out there, we are asking the members to help us organize them all into one easy to read post. Please use the following form to make an entry, and only one service per comment, please!:

1. Name of Service:
2. URL:
3. Countries Supported:
5. Payments Accepted from Customers:
6. Method of Payment to Account Holder:
7. Ease of Setup:
8. Pros:
9. Cons:
10. Associated Fees:

Please check the comments before you commentate on a specific payment option website. It may have already been covered! So instead of repeat entries for one specific site or service, please simply add on to the comment chain with your own information, experiences with the service and any questions you may have regarding it.

This is to keep the post tidy and easy to reference for all of the options at our disposal.
vectorsig

The Official T.O.S. Post

As Artists_Beware is always looking for ways to help our members continue to better themselves and their fellows, we are bringing you another all-encompassing advice post! Today's topic: Terms of Service.

Feel free to post your answers to the following questions, and whatever other TOS advice you can think of!

1. Subjects that Terms of Service should contain:
2. Ways to make sure customers have read a Terms of Service:
3. Ways to deliver a Terms of Service:
4. Places to host a Terms of Service:
5. Are you a customer or an artist/craftsman?
6. What kind of clauses would you consider to be unprofessional/unenforceable?
7. What TOS content would encourage you to commission a person?
8. What TOS content would discourage you to commission a person?
9. Any other TOS experiences, good or bad: