Common online payment methods include credit card and gift card, according to Entrepreneur. Some businesses also allow customers to pay for goods and services with PayPal and Amazon Payments.
Some businesses, such as Samsung and Amazon.com, accept debit cards and personal checks as methods of payment. Some businesses also accept payment by money order and wire transfer.
Generally speaking, businesses accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diner's Club credit cards. Some businesses require customers to open accounts on their websites to access their various payment methods. Other businesses allow customers to complete transactions without opening accounts on their websites.