Building a business is difficult. Whilst we may cut corners when bootstrapping be aware that security, especially around payments, is something you need to take seriously.
Hackers are constantly monitoring IndieHackers, ProductHunt, and co searching for unprotected payment endpoints. https://twitter.com/PierreDeWulf/status/1280526239267196931
This can cause major business-crippling problems. Quincy Larson describes how their Stripe endpoint was used to test credit cards - causing an instant $53,000 liability that thankfully he managed to resolve through sheer tenacity.
I quickly scrawled out some numbers on my graphing paper.
$15 times 3,537 transactions is...
My heart started pounding. My mouth went dry.
So be bold, be brave, but also be sure the safe is locked.