Presto! You Can Now Accept Bitcoin
15th August, 2017
PrestaShop merchants, we have news for you: SpicePay now has a simple plugin for PrestaShop that allows you to accept Bitcoin. It’s extremely easy to integrate. All you need to do is download and install. No coding or developer skills required. Just like that, in minutes, you can start accepting bitcoins in addition to any other payment methods you currently use – and open your business to the global market.
Not a PrestaShop merchant?
If you want to start selling online, or you’re already selling online and want to accept Bitcoin, we strongly suggest taking a look at PrestaShop. It is free, and one of the most user- and merchant-friendly ecommerce platforms out there. Once you’re set up with PrestaShop, come back to SpicePay to start a merchant account and get the PrestaShop plugin!
Why accept Bitcoin?
Bitcoin is by far the world’s most popular cryptocurrency. It is used by millions of people worldwide, and is fast gaining recognition from national governments. For online merchants and freelancers, there are numerous benefits to accepting Bitcoin. These include lowering your operating costs, increasing security, and avoiding chargebacks. (You can read more about the many advantages of being a Bitcoin merchant here.)
When you accept Bitcoin payments, you also get the intangible benefit of showing customers and potential customers that your business is tech savvy, and on the leading edge of the future of money.