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Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, June 29, 2006
16 years ago4,207 views

http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2006/06/google-checkout-screenshots-leaked.html

jilm [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Amazing.

zmarties [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

There's lots of info available direct from Google at

https://checkout.google.com/sell

However all the help pages give 404s at the moment.

Reto Meier [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

checkout.google.com is now live!

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

But you can't login yet

Corsin Camichel [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

https://checkout.google.com/buyer/tour.html

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

wow..
the video(down below) is very cool!!
a lot more cool than the current video style on Google Video.

dpneal [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Anyone know of any sites that are using google checkout?
this page isn't working yet..
https://checkout.google.com/buyer/merchants.html

Corsin Camichel [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

works for me

Levi's
Timberland
Buy.com
Starbucks Store
Zales
Jockey
GNC
Dick's Sporting Goods
Ritz Camera
BlueFly
Aeropostale
Tweeter
eCost
Dockers
Fossil (coming soon)
Ace Hardware /coming soon)

And a lot more
"To get $10 off your order of $20 or more from these stores, enter the coupon code listed below during Google Checkout. (Disc0unt valid once per store)"
nice ;)

iZeitgeist [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

[moved from a wrong thread]

Accredited shops:

google.com/buy/m.html

Also,

" Link Google Checkout to your AdWords account

Tell us about your AdWords account(s) and receive free transaction processing based on how much you spend in AdWords."

Now Google will hook up directly with the seller/product from a simple search query ...

dpneal [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Do you think we'll see the one-click method of payment integrated into froogle?

dpneal [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

I can login in now. But still can't find anywhere to make a purchase.

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

i can use it now too!

https://www.google.com/accounts/NewAccount?service=sierra&continue=https%3A%2F%2Fcheckout.google.com%2Fbuyer%2Fwelcome.html

http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/9641/googlecheckout1po.jpg

iZeitgeist [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

https://checkout.google.com/
https://purchases.google.com/

Both are pointing to the same service, Google Checkout.

Is it supposed to be one service fot both buyers and sellers ?

BTW: I can login and play with it already. Everybody successful at that?

jilm [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Do you think it´s only for the USA? Cause they have it in conditions, but apparently you can register even from other countries.

dpneal [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

yeah i saw that jilm. But i registered anyway. (UK)

Josue R. [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

i confirm, i can login too!

bas [PersonRank 2]

16 years ago #

a new product without the beta tag.. ;-)

Josue R. [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

https://checkout.google.com/main?upgrade=true&pli=1&auth=

iZeitgeist [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

For seller US only, buyers however can be of any country in the world.

They updated the new Google Accounts page with default payment method and shipping address.

http://bennis.googlepages.com/googleaccounts-t2uu4bm3.png

jilm [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Could anybody outside of US try to pay for anything?

iZeitgeist [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

jilm,

As long as they allow the shipping address to be anywhere in the world and use a valid credit card, the transaction will go like a hot knife through butter ;-p

iZeitgeist [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

I can't understand why they don't allow you to link your Adsense account to the Google Purchases, It's a logical thing to do,... plus I've got my $72.06 that doesn't want to reach the $100 limit yet and I'd love to use it!

Mambo [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

it's good to see a product launch non-beta once in a while.

i need to find my card now :-D

iZeitgeist [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

jilm, I just received an email from the Google investors' email notification list titled "Google Checkout Opens for Business".

To answer your question, quote:

" The service is currently open to all U.S. merchants, whether they advertise with Google or not, and Google is currently working to make the service available to merchants internationally. "

As for buyers, as I mentioned above, it seems to be open for business world wide ,-p

Google Checkout is indeed cheaper that Paypal for sellers, this is what they are offering:

Sales of up to 10 times your monthly AdWords spend ----> FREE
Sales less of 10 times your monthly AdWords spend ----> 2% + $0.20 per transaction

So I guess if you don't have an Adwords accounts you'll be paying 2% fee on the transaction which is pretty interessting.

They are definatly pushing sellers to advertise on Google. I can see an interessting thing here, as the Google ads are very effective, in the long run, transaction fees will turn out to be PPCs. Or shall we call it pay-per-sell...

I feel this is groundbreaking, Google is removing the middle man, something is telling me this is huge. Google is merging advertising and processing fees into one optimal fee.

iZeitgeist [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

I can't see eBay nor Amazon yet on the accredited shops/sellers, I wonder when/if they will join the program ;-p. If you can't beat your enemy, be their friend.

Another remark:

Why is http://www.google.com/purchases the 1st and http://purchases.google.com/ the 5th results for the search query "purchases" ??!

Would Google really be manually editing results for their own profit ?!!

http://bennis.googlepages.com/gpurchases.jpg

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

<< Why is google.com/purchases the 1st and purchases.google.com/ the 5th results for the search query "purchases" ??! >>

I'm guessing that's simply because every man and his dog has blogged about "Google Purchases" over the last few months and linked to those URLs...

Sam Davyson [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Would have been interesting to do that search say a week ago.

Nothing significant on: http://google.com/trends?q=purchases

Corsin Camichel [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

http://google.com/trends?q=gbuy%2Cgoogle+checkout%2Cpurchases&ctab=0&geo=all&date=all

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