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Using Zoho Checkout to Bring in Revenue

By February 12, 2020 February 18th, 2020 No Comments

Integrating Zoho CRM and Zoho MeetingSuch a large majority of business transactions today happen online. Ecommerce is a huge source of revenue for many companies and Zoho has created a product to help with completing any ecommerce transaction. When it comes to non-profits, religious organizations, training institutes or other donation based businesses it’s important to also have a place to securely collect funds via an ecommerce avenue. Enter in Zoho Checkout.

What is Zoho Checkout?

Zoho Checkout allows you to create payment pages that are customized to your business using your company’s brands and logos.  The best part about this application is that you don’t have to know how to code to use it! You can use a simple drag and drop system to customize the payment pages to exactly what you need. This program allows you to create a page that you can embed into your website, share on social media or send through an email marketing campaign. 

Is Zoho Checkout is Secure?

When you set up your Zoho Checkout account, you will link your account to one of Zoho’s partners – Wepay, Paypal, Stripe and more. These third party integrations are the payment gateways that will process the credit card and direct payments. Zoho Checkout uses SSL encryption and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), to assure that your customer’s information is kept safe and secure. 

How Do I Set Up Zoho Checkout?

Upon logging into Zoho Checkout you will immediately be walked through setting up your payment page step by step. 

  1. Choose your payment gateway.
  2. Create a Title and Description for your payment page. 
  3. Enter in a monetary amount
  4. If needed, follow instructions for setting up a donation page,  including if you want the customer to decide that amount upon check out.
  5. Decide if you would like for these payments to be recurring or onetime payment. 
  6. Choose additional options like displaying terms and conditions, thank you messages and payment expirations when you are completing your set up.  

It Looks Good!

Zoho Checkout allows you to customize theming of your payment page. Checkout gives you the chance to upload your logo or branding onto the page. You can then choose from a large gallery of colors so you can make this page integrate seamlessly into your online presence. If it looks good- customer’s eyes will be drawn right there, and your revenue will increase. Presentation is everything! 

Integration, Integration, Integration

If you use the Zoho business suite, using Zoho Checkout is a no brainer. Why? Because when it comes to integrating checkout into your other platforms, Zoho makes it incredibly easy. You can have the information from your Checkout directly link with your Zoho Books account, which will keep your finances up to date. It goes without saying that strong financial management is key to a successful business. Zoho Checkout also has an easy integration with MailChimp and Zoho Campaigns, so you can blast out your payment pages to all of your leads and clients. 

Learn More About Checkout With The Marks Group Live

At The Marks Group Live we have specialized Zoho Trainers that have created an extensive video training library to teach you how to use everything and thing Zoho. Learn about the Zoho One suite in our training library, and check out our monthly webinars to get up to date on tips and tricks for the Zoho platform. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to reach out to us (link to contact), we’re here to help you!

Rachael Socha

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