Tuesday, September 04, 2007


Ah, the future. It holds such wondrous things. Considering all that we currently have in the present, it's hard to even fathom what's all ahead of us. Possibly cell phones the size of peanuts and SUVs as large as tractor trailers. Does that sound about right to you? Anyway, one phenomenal piece of technology that has virtually changed it all is the Internet. Take your pick from countless tasks you can now accomplish online. I love this! Ten years ago I never would have though so, but know I know so. My Mac and wireless online access make so many chores so much simpler. You won't catch me driving to the back these days or ordering a pizza on the telephone. Why should I? It's all on the web and a breeze to access. I even have a paypal account that manages my electronic funds.
I realize that some folks are still not hip to the paypal account craze. Well let me make it simple for you. A paypal account is basically a way to pass money back and forth online. Believe it or not, some individuals actually get paid this way. If you're a grant writer working for random online clients, they can paypal you the fee when you're through. At that point you can either leave the funds in your paypal account, use them to purchase items online, or easily transfer them to your bank account. At this point you're probably thinking what I first thought. Pretty Sweet! Paypal came about after EBay. It is in fact an EBay company. Countless EBay auction lovers use their paypal accounts regularly to purchase items online. The next time you're on EBay, take a look at the paypal symbol next to most auction items. This means they accept paypal as a form of payment. Most even prefer it. When you pay with your paypal account instead of a check or money order, the funds are transferred and received instantly. All that's required by the payer is an email address.
Maybe it's time you looked into obtaining a paypal account for your future web purchases. This can indeed make shopping online so much faster. If you're curious who's affiliated with paypal, I suggest you check out their website at www.paypal.com. More and more businesses are hopping on the band-wagon.