Hey folks,

We have both a big announcement and a big apology to make. Since we launched Vimeo Plus back in October of 2008, the number one feature request has been PayPal support. And we thought, sure, that can't be that hard, let's totally add PayPal. Well, it turns out it was slightly more complicated than we thought, and without going into the juicy details (which are nice and juicy I will tell you) we have finally integrated PayPal, finally.

First, we are VERY SORRY it took so long. But second, we are VERY EXCITED to finally offer our members PayPal support for both Plus and PRO accounts as well as Music Store purchases. We know not everyone has a credit card and we apologize for not offering an option for those members for so long. So if you were waiting to purchase Plus or PRO until this clandestine day, your wait is now over!

Some questions you may have:

Wait, is this really happening? This isn't a cruel joke, is it?
Nope, this is real life, people.

Can I switch to PayPal if I have already made a purchase using a credit card?
No, if you have already made a purchase of Plus or PRO then you cannot switch to PayPal until you renew your yearly membership. At that time you can edit your account and enter your PayPal information.

Thanks for your patience.

Love,

Vimeo

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67 Comments

ninguem

ninguem

T´was about time! Defenetly going plus next week.

Classy Sweet & Sassy

Classy Sweet & Sassy

Thanks for being so understanding.

Vimeo + Paypal = epic awesomeness!!!

DONSLENS

DONSLENS Plus

paypal stinks but its painfully easy so... woohoo!

JGinter

JGinter

what do you dislike abt Paypal?

(6_6)

DONSLENS

DONSLENS Plus

their customer service is almost impossible to deal with myself and friends have had troubles in the past. pray they never freeze your account for transferring any monetary amount too high because when you try to get the problem solved they wont even help you and your account will essentially remain locked forever but that is just one of the problems. problem is, is that there is really no other option for widespread ease of use with merchants and sellers so its kind of a necessary evil

pcworld.com/article/101525/consumer_alert_paypals_problems.html

Eliu Cornielle

Eliu Cornielle Plus

Do you have any incentives for PLUS members that want to go PRO?

$199 sounds easy for a company but is a little stiff for a individual!

Daniel Hayek

Daniel Hayek Staff

PRO is intended for businesses and organizations more so than individuals.

Shay Stewart

Shay Stewart

Right on! It's about time (snicker, snicker).

Ben Dahl

Ben Dahl Plus

As web developer (with online store experience) im interested in the juicy details. What was the hang up?

Marc M

Marc M

It's well known that paypal is not the best option in order to receive payments online. However, I'm also interested in the details.

Ben Planz

Ben Planz Plus

F i n a l l y

I was about to get a credit card just for vimeo ;) THANK GOD

tdlp

tdlp

well done, it's a good news.

Steven Alan

Steven Alan Plus

i love the way you guys run things. i love you vimeo

Blake Whitman

Blake Whitman Staff

thanks for all the positive feedback everyone, hope this helps!

Cristi Paltin

Cristi Paltin

Little help please. Wen i try to buy Plus it asks me to add a credit card.... witch i don't have. what can i do?

igorgrimaldi

igorgrimaldi

This is what I was talking about.This is what I was talking about. THANKS

GetMe DaQuis

GetMe DaQuis

great idea...but i still can't afford $199. you're talking of taking away 2 months of my salary...not unless there's an ROI program around here.

33hirtz

33hirtz

Well done, just renewed via PayPal.
Very quick and easy, thanks Vimeo!!
:-)))

Laurent

Laurent

And what about FLATTR (flattr.com)?
It's a great way to support artists!

Hermetic

Hermetic

When are you going to start accepting Bitcoins?

greyhound

greyhound

Woho , shortly we will join plus.... Vimeo rules !
have a nice day !

oskar

oskar

I am an old user here. I am hungarian "looser". I do not have an opportunity to pay unfortunately. I experience that you do not allow it to work because of this sadly my uploaded video. This site say: "This video start converting in a moment"... "Just": 9 hours(!) ago this uploading..:( Too bad. This far liked to upload. This is a Middle Eastern business method.... Shit! Shalom!

Andy Brinkley

Andy Brinkley

I've tried to buy a track on the music store, but I can't find the option to pay with paypal, as you say I can on this post. Can you help?

Pepijn Fens

Pepijn Fens

Yeah, I like the promise and all, but I can't find Paypal in the Music Store :( ...

Macula Films

Macula Films Plus

Same problem here (plus account) - can't find the PayPal option

Gabor Kun

Gabor Kun Plus

Same here; missing PayPal or Maestro card option for Music Store.

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