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Volume is low, and I would probably spend about $50/month without processing anything.
I don't have any Google Checkout account now, but I will be forced to have one once I'm selling apps through Android Market.
I know the best way to solve this problem is to have more volume. And I'd love to have it. Looking at it realistically, though, my volume for indirect sales will probably increase more than my direct sales. I might have a better chance of getting volume through Google Checkout since in
I don't how friendly Google Checkout's policies are to downloadable software. While they do sell software in Android Market (and are pretty liberal with refunds) I don't know
In any case, being able to track analytics and being able to process orders automatically is important.
Can anyone comment?
In general, are there reasons to hate or love Google Checkout or its API?
Are there any more opinions about this topic?
I notice that digital goods are not eligible for the Payment Guarantee, as expected.
I have never had a chargeback for digital goods through my merchant account. I wouldn't want to start having more if I switched to Google Checkout.
Any other plus/minuses?
Do they still force people making payments to open an account?
As far as I can tell, yes.
For selling Android software, *everyone* will have a Google account - although I don't know if they have a Google Checkout account.
It could definitely be a barrier for people otherwise.