PayPal Here - Top 4 Alternatives

PayPal Here Review
ITQlick Score: 95/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.7/5)
Pricing: 2.8/10 - low cost
Category: Retail & POS -> PayPal Here -> PayPal Here competitors
Ranking:Ranked 6 out of 430 Retail & POS systems
Company: PayPal
Pricing: starts at $29 per license
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: PayPal Here review, PayPal Here alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 09, 2022

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PayPal Here competes with other retail and POS software systems like Amazon Pay, BlueSnap, and WePay. We will compare these retail and POS software systems in some specific aspects below.
  • Functionality: PayPal Here is feature-rich and shares some similar features with the other alternatives, like debit/credit card processing, mobile payment, and online payment. PayPal Here and Amazon Pay offer data security. PayPal Here and WePay offer in-person payments. PayPal Here, BlueSnap, and WePay offer POS and subscription billing. BlueSnap offers fraud prevention, analytics, and reporting.
  • Customers/Industries: PayPal Here targets businesses, enterprises, platforms, and marketplaces. Businesses and consumers trust PayPal Here around the world, with 400+ million active customers in 200+ markets around the globe. Customers like Spotify Premium and Speedway Motors use PayPal Here. Amazon Pay targets businesses in fashion and jewelry, home and garden, tech and entertainment, sports and outdoors, gifts and grocery, beauty and health. Vineyard Vines, Brooklinen, Ring, Twitch, Fringe Sport sue Amazon Pay. BlueSnap targets healthcare, digital goods, logistics and freight, gaming, education, etc. Business brands like edible, Benevity, outbrain, Paraco, and Cloudhealth uses BlueSnap.
  • Cost: According to expert research, PayPal Here is cost-rated 1.4 (where 1-2 is low-cost and 4-5 is high-cost), which means it is a low-cost software amongst its closest alternatives. PayPal Here starts with a 2.29% Transaction fee + $0.09 per transaction. The cost information for BlueSnap, Amazon Pay, and WePay is unavailable on their respective official websites.
  • Cloud-based/On-premise: PayPal Here and all its alternatives are cloud-based merchant payment systems.
  • Popularity: PayPal, which started in 1998, is publicly traded (Nasdaq: PYPL) with over 20 years of experience and 400+ million active customers in over 200 markets worldwide in over 100 different countries. BlueSnap (which started in 2001) is privately held with over 100 global payment methods and connected to 30 global banks. WePay (which started in 2008) is privately held. PayPal Here is more popular than all the alternatives.
  • Scalability: PayPal Here, Amazon Pay, and BlueSnap can scale from small and medium-sized businesses to enterprises.
  • Support: PayPal Here and BlueSnap share similar support features like email, FAQs/forum, knowledge base, phone support, and chat support. While WePay offers only chat support.

PayPal Here alternatives - for low budget, SMBs and global businesses

Here are the top 4 alternatives to PayPal Here that are worth checking out: ShopKeep POS for SMBs, NetSuite for Retail for large size business, Rezku POS Software for growing companies, and GiftLogic software for startups and SMBs.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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PayPal
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$29 per license
Functionality
12
Review
Best for SMBs
ShopKeep
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2.4/10
License pricing
$49 per month
Functionality
11
Best for Enterprise
NetSuite
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
7.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
20
Growing
Rezku
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per license
Functionality
16
Review
Free version
GiftLogic
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$49 per month
Functionality
31

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.