Another issue I have now is that paypal is not transferring the full amount.
They made an initial £0.01 transfer as a test into my personal bank account but then when I tried to follow that with the full balance, their webpage blanked out with a message saying “We’re sorry, we couldn’t confirm it’s you.”
I had already received an email from them saying that I could transfer unlimited amounts so something is wrong somewhere. There is no one available to speak to on their phone lines, due to C-virus lack of personnel, just automated phone options that don’t apply to the issue.
So I decided to try my own 1penny transfer and it worked!
Hey hey, I can transfer the whole £250 a penny at a time??? Even though they told me there was no limit to what I can transfer, there obviously is a limit and now I have to do even more work to find out what that limited amount is.
As if it’s not enough to do the work on a gig in the first place without having to wait two weeks for payment and then fight to get it through the banking systems. This has taken me pretty much all day and it’s really quite stressful as I need that 250 and it’s mine and I earned it.
Don’t get me wrong, I am grateful for getting the gig in the first place. It payed me $400 including a very generous tip and lot of actual work went into completing it. It was not easy money earned quick. It took a tonne of hours to get done and it was also good to do.
My customer was very pleased with the outcome and gave me the 5 star glowing review so as a new seller, first gig, I consider that a great start and a win win for both me and my customer.
But when I see that my $400 converted to into only £250 in an account that I can’t easily access, plus yet another whole days work trying to access my money, it makes me wonder if it was all worth it.