Payment is one of the main reasons why you are all doing online tutoring. Having a payment gateway in the website is the most secure way of receiving money from the students.
Payment gateway provide a greater degree of control and automation to online tutors like you. Any tutoring platform which has an integrated payment system offers an improved user experience to end users. For online tutors, the manual tasks and redundant tasks are minimised.
Benefits of Having Integrated Payment Gateway
- Secure Transaction- An integrated payment gateway checks and validates online transactions in real time. It protects you and your students from any fraud and future legal tussles.
- Ease of Use- Even my 92 year old grandmother can use payment gateway very easily. Anyone with basic computer/ smartphone knowledge can make payment. You do not need to train users or post video on to how to make payments.
- Integrated Gateway- Ideally your platform should have gateway integrated within itself. Your online tutoring platform should provide you this feature.
- Feature Rich- Your integrated payment gateway should offer you features like payment option choices, card features, etc. You may turn on all or some of these features whenever you want them.
It would be fine if your custom made website has integrated payment gateway. But only problem here would that if you get any technical glitch, then you would be in trouble. But in case, you are subscribing to online tutoring platform like myTutoring, then you will get 24X7 technical support.
myTutoring uses PCI compliant Stripe payment platform. It accepts all credit, debit, charge cards including foreign currency transactions. This system allows you to tutor international students as well. The payment dashboard provides instant access to completed sessions and payment receipts.