iKobo Again - asked two of my customers to use it. Both refused. Too much hassle?
Thread poster: Pablo Roufogalis
Pablo Roufogalis
Colombia
Local time: 14:04
English to Spanish
Jul 7, 2004

Hello to all.

I've asked two of my customers to send payment to my newly-opened iKobo account. Both refused.

I checked the site and couldn't find a straight FAQ on what is involved.

Is it too much of a hassle?

Do the ones sending payment need to open yet another account and disclose information?

Thanks in advance.

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2004-07-07 16:28]

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2004-07-07 16:28]


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Charlotte Blank  Identity Verified
Local time: 21:04
Czech to German
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Not much... Jul 7, 2004

Pablo Roufogalis wrote:
Do the ones sending payment need to open yet another account and disclose information?


Hi Pablo,

as far as I can see (on http://ikobo.com/send_money.php#) they have to disclose their credit card-number (on a secure website) and their mail-address for the log-in. But maybe for some people this is too much...

Good luck!

Charlotte

PS: Did you tell those clients that the first time they send money (up to USD 200) it is free?


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Pablo Roufogalis
Colombia
Local time: 14:04
English to Spanish
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Thanks! Jul 7, 2004

Thanks for the link, Charlotte.

It seems easy and safe enough.

I guess I'll have to do some sales efforts.

Thanks again and regards.


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M.Badra  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 16:04
English to Portuguese
Ikobo payments should be funded with a credit card Jul 8, 2004

As far as I know, the only way to fund an Ikobo transfer is with a credit card. If the company does not have a corporate card, it would be quite difficult to account for the payment - they would need to pay a 3rd party that would then send the transfer using his/her personal CC. Even if the company has a corporate card, many banks consider those transfers as cash advances and many corporate cards are not allowed to take cash advances - and even if they are, no company is willing to pay the financial charges associated with them. Ikobo will become a feasible vehicle only when they deploy their "mass payment" feature - the company will then be able to send Ikobo a list of payments and send a single check to fund all of them at once.

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