Accepting Online Payments
Accepting payment online can be a complicated business involving internet merchant accounts, complex shopping carts, and payment gateways. While this may be appropriate for you further down the line, if you want to set up your website in a weekend and take payment online as easily and painlessly as possible, using PayPal as your payment processor is probably the best option.
It may take several days to get your PayPal account up and running, so hopefully, as suggested at the beginning of the book, you have been able to get everything organized in advance before starting to build your site.
You may also want to think about allowing your site visitors the additional options of mailing you a check ...