paysafecard: more than 500,000 Facebook fans

12 August 2013, Vienna - paysafecard, Europe's leading provider of prepaid online payment methods is also a social media success story. The Austrian company now has 500,000 Facebook fans - more than any other online payments service provider in the D-A-CH countries.  paysafecard has been able to more than double its number of fans within just one year.

For Michael Müller, the CEO of paysafecard.com Wertkarten AG, this is not least the result of a proactive social media strategy: "The paysafecard Facebook page not only provides the latest news, attractive competitions and exciting promotions, it also offers a glimpse behind the scenes of the company. Plus, we also regularly ask our users their opinion. A constant dialogue with the community is therefore the focal point of our Facebook presence."

paysafecard provides simple and safe payments made by entering a PIN and is available at more than 450,000 sales outlets, such as petrol stations and newsagents. Paying with paysafecard doesn't require a bank account or credit card. This protects sensitive data and the privacy of financial details.

About paysafecard:

paysafecard.com Wertkarten AG (holding of the paysafecard group) - www.paysafecard.com - is based in Vienna with subsidiaries in London, Dusseldorf, Lucerne, New York, Mexico City and Buenos Aires, among other places. The company was founded in Austria and Germany in 2000. The company is now present in 33 countries at over 450,000 sales outlets in Europe and America with its core product paysafecard. paysafecard is a prepaid online payment solution which anyone can use. No bank account or credit card is necessary. The paysafecard 16-digit PIN is all that's needed to complete a payment transaction. paysafecard can be used at 4000 online shops. The company has become the European market leader in prepaid payment solutions with the brands: paysafecard, YUNA and Happy Schenkcard. In 2012, it was was awarded Paybefore Awards for Best Digital Currency and Most Innovative Prepaid Solution. 2013 brought victory in the category of Best Consumer Value.

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