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.
Dec 18, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing Read More
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 […]
Jul 7, 2019 Filed under: Point of Sale Read More
Shopify and Square both provide POS systems, but their full range of services offered encompasses so much more. In this article, we’ll be exploring these two companies, comparing their respective features, pricing, ease of use, customer support, integrations, and more.
Not every business that accepts credit cards will screech to a halt if the internet goes down. But any business where the vast majority of customers prefer to use their cards knows this fear very well. Fortunately, these days, most small businesses with any semblance of a modern POS system have a workaround: a POS offline mode, which allows your business to keep operating — and in some cases, even keep accepting credit card payments — without an internet connection.
May 28, 2020 Filed under: Point of Sale Read More
Say you have a small retail business. You don’t have a lot of money to invest in a super-complicated POS, and you don’t want to deal with a multi-year processing contract. Frankly, the idea of trying to narrow down the options in both categories at the same time is a little bit daunting. But enter […]