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I sold it. How do I get my money?

I sold it. How do I get my money?

I sold it. How do I get my money?

In the first article “Do you want to make instant payments in BTC? It’s easy.“, we showed how easy it is for a customer to prepare for the possibility of Bitcoin payments. In the second “Basic shopping – basic terminal” we showed how easy it is to start using payments in your store or business. Now we’ll take a look at what a merchant needs to transfer sales to their wallet

It’s not complicated, but we all understand that safety comes first. And at the moment, it’s about money.

First, make sure you have the Signal app installed on your phone. We consider this app currently be the most secure in the field of communication encryption and access authentication. That’s why we use it to authenticate your identity and communicate with your Hydra operator.
This is known professionally as 2FA authentication.

After installing the Signal app, save your signal number to your profile in Management. Please do not forget the international area code. This is important! Once we have Signal configured, we can start collecting sales.

Here is My profile tab
Here you put your signal number

Contact the Hydranode operator (signal number +421948000172) to request a payout. You will receive a report for your Store/Stores via email (you use it to log in the Management and it is also listed in My profile). You check the report and if everything agrees, send the operator an invoice from your wallet via Signal. If the report and invoice amounts match, the appropriate amount will be sent to your wallet within a few minutes.

That’s all. If you like this how-to press the Pay button and send some SATs to autor.
Basic shopping – basic terminal

Basic shopping – basic terminal

Basic shopping – basic terminal

In a previous post, we showed how easy it is to connect to the options provided by Bitcoin and LightningNetwork. Now we will show how we will pay for purchases in a stone shop or cafe. At the same time, this episode is a demonstration of the minimum equipment needed on the merchant side.

The basic point of all this is that the shop provides the possibility of payment with Bitcoin. You can find this out by looking at the door sticker, for example, or simply by asking.

If the merchant offers this option, he will have a simple “Payment Terminal”, which is absolutely the easiest payment method, available immediately after registering on Management of Hydranode accounts.

Once the merchant has calculated your spending in local currency, he will enter this amount into the Terminal, which will convert it according to the current exchange rate to BTC and display the corresponding payment request, e.g. in the form of a QR code.

You scan the QR code into your wallet and confirm the payment. Within a second, the merchant will see the payment confirmation. That’s all done and you can happily visit the next shop.

It’s simple, It’s clear. Next time, we’ll talk about some more options a merchant can use in their sales process that will definitely make shopping easier for you as a customer.

That’s all. If you like this how-to press the Pay button and send some SATs to autor.
Selling tickets for a small event or donation

Selling tickets for a small event or donation

Selling tickets for a small event or donation

Are you organising a small concert, exhibition or other social event? Do you want to offer tickets online in the simplest possible way, but current ticketing systems are too “sophisticated” and therefore expensive?

Try Hydra.
After registering at you create a “Store” for your event and set its parameters according to your preferences. At the moment, the important thing for us is the so-called BTCPAY ID (storeID).

I have a BTCPAY ID what next?
With the help of the simple pieces of code below, which is easy to customize to your parameters, and you can insert it into your online invitation or trailer, you will allow any person interested in your event to quickly purchase a ticket with two clicks in their electronic wallet.

You only need to change the storeID of your store and, of course, set the correct price and currency of your ticket.

Another simple way to give your clients an easy method of payment is to use a URL link such as this one, “You can pay for your ticket here” or encode it in a QR code. This can of course be embedded in your website, or for example in an email or messenger message. There are many uses. Just choose.

Basic example

<!DOCTYPE html>

<a href="">
  <img src="" style="width:209px" alt="Pay with Hydranode">


Sample Pay button code

<style> .btcpay-form { display: inline-flex; align-items: center; justify-content: center; } .btcpay-form--inline { flex-direction: row; } .btcpay-form--block { flex-direction: column; } .btcpay-form--inline .submit { margin-left: 15px; } .btcpay-form--block select { margin-bottom: 10px; } .btcpay-form .btcpay-custom-container{ text-align: center; }.btcpay-custom { display: flex; align-items: center; justify-content: center; } .btcpay-form .plus-minus { cursor:pointer; font-size:25px; line-height: 25px; background: #DFE0E1; height: 30px; width: 45px; border:none; border-radius: 60px; margin: auto 5px; display: inline-flex; justify-content: center; } .btcpay-form select { -moz-appearance: none; -webkit-appearance: none; appearance: none; color: currentColor; background: transparent; border:1px solid transparent; display: block; padding: 1px; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; font-size: 11px; cursor: pointer; } .btcpay-form select:hover { border-color: #ccc; } .btcpay-form option { color: #000; background: rgba(0,0,0,.1); } .btcpay-input-price { -moz-appearance: textfield; border: none; box-shadow: none; text-align: center; font-size: 25px; margin: auto; border-radius: 5px; line-height: 35px; background: #fff; }.btcpay-input-price::-webkit-outer-spin-button, .btcpay-input-price::-webkit-inner-spin-button { -webkit-appearance: none; margin: 0; } </style>
<form method="POST" action="" class="btcpay-form btcpay-form--block">
  <input type="hidden" name="storeId" value="Bg5F7rnowYbnfGBv3UqicxPmX86n3yxCKxquPzX2fAw4" />
  <input type="hidden" name="checkoutDesc" value="Pay for ticket" />
  <input type="hidden" name="browserRedirect" value="" />
  <input type="hidden" name="price" value="1" />
  <input type="hidden" name="currency" value="CZK" />
  <input type="image" class="submit" name="submit" src="" style="width:209px" alt="Pay with BTCPay Server, a Self-Hosted Bitcoin Payment Processor">

That’s all. If you like this how-to press the Pay button and send some SATs to autor.