Venmo has earned its status at the top mobile wallet and P2P payments app, ranking along with PayPal and Square Cash as easy, free, and trusted ways to move money around and pay back friends or family. Venmo launched in 2009 and was eventually acquired by Braintree and then PayPal. Despite being owned by PayPal, […]
Stripe Payments Not For You? Here Are The Best Stripe Alternatives & Competitors For Small Businesses
For global eCommerce and startup businesses, Stripe Payments is the obvious choice thanks to affordable pricing, international currency, and powerful tools. But if you don’t want to (or can’t) use Stripe, check out these developer-friendly alternatives instead.
Wondering if PayPal is the right choice for your online checkout? Or maybe if Stripe’s the one? Check out our comparison to see how they really stack up in terms of features, pricing, user reviews and more!
Credit card processing apps can be powerful tools for merchants. Instead of investing in an expensive POS system, a credit card processing app works on a smartphone or tablet, allowing merchants to use low-cost hardware with an affordable (or even nonexistent) software fee. The terminology can be a bit inconsistent — you might have heard […]
As a consumer mobile wallet, PayPal is darn-near ubiquitous. But with more than 17 million merchants worldwide calling PayPal their payments processor, it’s also a massive force in the merchant services industry. So if you’re looking for a quick and easy way to get set up with credit card payments, whether for a POS system or […]
Square is the most powerful free mPOS out there (and it probably will be for a long time coming). But if you’re exploring all the options for mobile processing, you might come across Clover Go. It’s part of the Clover suite of products, which is owned by First Data and resold by a very large network […]
ShopKeep and Square offer features for cafes and specialty shops, plus free software plans and affordable in-house payment processing for small businesses. See how they stack up and which is right for you!
I’ll be honest. Excluding trips to the grocery store, I’m always a bit surprised when I see a business with a clunky old POS. I just about cringe when I see one of the really old systems. And maybe that’s because my job is reviewing mobile processing apps, but in 2018 there’s really no reason you […]
Square has built an entire brand around making credit card payment processing accessible to anyone. And lately, it’s been focusing on growing that brand to encompass a full suite of merchant services — including a free online store that seems to get better and better. We previously took an in-depth look at Square’s Online Store and […]
Looking for an easy way to sell your wares, either online or in a brick and mortar environment? There are literally hundreds of shopping carts, POS solutions, and mobile apps available to the potential merchant these days, but perhaps no two stand out more than Square and Shopify. Square (see our review) is the most […]