PayPal - Product or service keyword for Freelancers! 2024 Guide


Some freelancing platforms like Freelancer and Upwork provide their own payment system, but they do charge some amount of money.

An alternative way for this is opting 3rd party payment systems like PayPal, Pioneer, etc and PayPal is the most popular of all of them.

While creating a Paypal business account, we need to choose some details which is related to our business. For example, Product or service keyword.

What Product or service keyword we can choose for Freelancing services?


Freelancing is not limited to single or 2-3 keywords. There are multiple types of services that freelancers provide. Each service has different keywords.

So, let's check each of them and decide which is perfect for your freelancing job!


PayPal - Product or service keyword for Freelancers!

First of all, find in which industry your services lie. There are a lot of service industries there in Freelancing.

But we're taking the most famous areas:

  • Writing
  • Graphic Designing
  • Web Designing
  • Software development
  • Video editing
  • Photography
  • Virtual Assistant
  • Copywriting
  • Accounting services
  • Proofreading
  • Language interpretation services
  • Videography
  • Digital Media Marketing
  • Customer Service
  • Counseling

Now we'll see which Product or service keywords you can use for the above freelancing areas.

Most of the Freelancing areas come under the Computer and internet-related work or data processing-related industry.


So, most freelancers can choose Computer Programming, Data Processing, and Integrated Systems Design Services as product or service keyword

Here's the table which will help you to choose the right category as per your work.


Freelancing areas PayPal Product or service keywords
Content writing
  • Computer Programming, Data Processing, and Integrated Systems Design Services
Photography and related services
  • Commercial Photography, Art, and Graphics
  • Photographic Studios
  • Computer Programming, Data Processing, and Integrated Systems Design Services
Graphic Designing
  • Commercial Photography, Art, and Graphics
  • Computer Programming, Data Processing, and Integrated Systems Design Services
Photo Editing
  • Photofinishing Laboratories and Photo Developing
  • Photographic Studios
  • Computer Programming, Data Processing, and Integrated Systems Design Services
Web Designing
  • Computer Programming, Data Processing, and Integrated Systems Design Services
Software development
  • Computer Programming, Data Processing, and Integrated Systems Design Services
Video editing
  • Computer Programming, Data Processing, and Integrated Systems Design Services
  • Photofinishing Laboratories and Photo Developing
  • Photographic Studios
Virtual Assistant
  • Stenographic and Secretarial Support
  • Management, Consulting, and Public Relations Services
Copywriting
  • Quick Copy, Reproduction, and Blueprinting Services
Accounting services
  • Accounting, Auditing, and Bookkeeping Services
Proofreading
  • Miscellaneous Publishing and Printing
Language interpretation services
  • Computer Programming, Data Processing, and Integrated Systems Design Services
Videography
  • Photofinishing Laboratories and Photo Developing
  • Photographic Studios
Digital Media Marketing
  • Direct Marketing-Other Direct Marketers
Customer Service
  • Telecommunication Services, including Local and Long Distance Calls, Credit Card Calls, Calls Through Use of Magnetic- Stripe-Reading Telephones, and Fax Services
Counselling
  • Counselling Services-Debt, Marriage, and Personal
Data recovery services
  • Information Retrieval Services


If you didn't find your areas of work, then you can simply put Business Services as your Keyword.

If you want to explore all the keywords available in the Paypal Product or service keyword list(MCC List), follow this link.


Conclusion

What we've discussed in the above guide is our opinion on what PayPal business account option to select for your business in 2024.

It may vary from person to person, you can choose any one from the above suggestions for freelancers.

All the options are available in the PayPal service and product keyword dropdown list and are updated as per the latest list in Jan 2024.