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Amazon Pay Review

Have an Amazon seller's account? You might benefit from Amazon Pay, a payment services provider that allows you to add convenient checkout buttons to your website.

    Jason Vissers
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  • Frank Kehl
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    Frank Kehl

    Senior Staff Writer

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Amazon Pay

Total Rating 4.6
Fees & Rates4.4

Products & Services4.5

Contract4.5

Sales & Advertising Transparency4.9

Customer Service4.8

User Reviews4.7

Amazon Pay At A Glance

  • Amazon Pay is a payment service provider and a subsidiary of Amazon.com
  • To use Amazon Pay, you’ll need an Amazon Seller account
  • With Amazon Pay, you can allow customers to complete purchases, make donations, and set up recurring payments from your online store

Jason Vissers

Jason Vissers

Senior Staff Writer at Merchant Maverick
Jason has been writing about small business software platforms, services, and financing since 2015. Jason’s expertise has been featured in Yahoo Finance, Time/NextAdvisor, Home Business Magazine, CreditCards.com, GoBankingRates, TheLadders.com, and other publications. He has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from San Diego State University and currently lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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For payment processing reviews, we use a 24-point rubric to evaluate the provider. First, we look at pricing structure – interchange plus, subscription-based, tiered, or hybrid – giving the most points to providers that provide fair, transparent pricing and docking those that rely on tiered models. Then we examine rates, the presence and transparency of early termination fees, and any additional fees.

We also look at contract length and fairness and test out sales staff and customer service channels ourselves to ensure that the company uses reputable, above-the-board sales techniques. Finally, we take the company’s online reputation into account, reading customer reviews and comments.

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