Your online store is worthless unless you can accept payments from your end customers. There are many different ways to accept payment. For example, you can accept payments through Paypal, Google Checkout or even check/money orders. But despite the many payment choices available, the most important one is the ability to accept credit cards online.
Looking at the payment statistics for our online wedding linens store, 97% of our customers use a credit card to checkout and the other 2.9% use Paypal. Less than .1% use check or money order. For an online store, paying by credit card is an absolute requirement. In the video below, I will discuss the different options on how to process credit cards online.