Being that I accept payment for my products and services by Credit Card through my Paypal account, I decided that instead of having to send out an invoice every time someone wanted to pay me with either their Credit Card or by Paypal - I would figure out how to incorporate the "Pay Now" button that Paypal provides, into a custom webpage that anyone can easily access in order to facilitate their payments to me. It has worked very well for me for a year now.
Ideally a shopping cart is the best solution - but has to be maintained and would require various shopping carts to handle my different needs. As an example, I now am able to receive my wedding payments and portrait order payments far quicker than my previous method of them sending me a check by mail. If someone wishes to purchase a Gift Certificate, that is made easy with the payments page. If it is a service or advice that I am charging for, that can be accommodated.
I decided to make this FREE Simple Payments Webpage available to anyone who wishes to use it or customize it to their own needs. The basic Payments webpage looks like this:
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