e-gold® An Alternative Internet Payment System
The market for goods and services sold across the Internet is large and growing. Receiving or making payment, however, can be a problem. e-gold solves the problem. 100% backed by gold bullion e-gold is truly global, minimizes exchange risk, and meets the demands of Internet payments:
- Immediate settlement worldwide, 24/7
- Finality of payment, no chargebacks.
- Payments are bi-directional allowing interactive service payment
- The system is robust, efficient, and secure
- Merchant interfaces are easy to implement
- Transaction costs are low
e-gold, operational since 1996, has users in over 165 countries and has settled over 45 million payments. There is over $30 million worth of e-gold in circulation supporting an annual transaction volume exceeding $1 billion (USD-equivalent).
Who should use e-gold
Any business or individual who wants to make or receive convenient, secure, cost effective, and final payments across the internet. Whether your market is:
- On-line retail trade or services
- International remittances
- Micro-payments, such as music downloads
- Paid content websites
- On-line auctions
If you can not or do not want to use a credit card, e-gold is your answer.
Like Buying Gold
e-gold being backed 100% by gold bullion makes buying e-gold like buying gold, but easier. Hold it as an investment or a hedge on currency exchange and never worry about the physical gold.
All function are online; create and maintain accounts, access your account to make payments and review transaction history, check exchange rates, e-gold circulation and usage statistics. e-gold also provides a Shopping Cart Interface to facilitate customers buying on your site.
Extraordinary Governance and Security
- e-gold is 100% backed by gold bullion held in recognized repositories
- All transactions are on-line with access requiring account number, passphrase, Turing number, and IP address confirmation
- Transactions are settled immediately, records are maintained on dedicated servers, data integrity is highly controlled, and all hardware and software has a strong back-up and continuity program.
And You Can Make Money Using e-gold
With the Account Referral Incentive Program any merchant who enlists a new e-gold account receives 10% of the transaction fee for any transactions that customer has with anyone in the e gold system. The more customers you have spending with e-gold, and the more they spend; the more you make.
Anyone can be an e-gold Exchange Provider; sell and buy e-gold with local currency charging an exchange fee you determine.