In this article, we’ll compare Helcim and Square feature-by-feature, showing you the benefits and drawbacks of each provider and explaining where each company excels and where it falls short.
Hardware Blog Posts
How To Get Processing Hardware For Your Small Business: 4 Smart Alternatives To Leasing A Credit Card Machine
Payment processing hardware can be expensive. But when you’re ready to start shopping for credit card machines or terminals, you need to know the pitfalls and your best alternatives. And please, whatever you do, don’t lease.
Which Square reader and accessories work for you? See what hardware options Square offers, then find the right Square POS/cash register setup for you.
Wondering about using a manual credit card machine? A credit card imprinter essentially uses a miniaturized version of printing press technology, capturing a copy of the credit card for you to process at a later date. Credit card imprinters let you take payments without internet, but it also means extra work.
Credit card machines have evolved from having little more than simple transaction processing capabilities to today’s high-tech devices with color touch screens, multiple displays, and the ability to install additional software apps to help your run your business.
If you’ve heard the term “KDS” floating around the industry and have found yourself at a bit of a loss, you’ve come to the right article! Short for “Kitchen Display Systems,” these digital screens replace the need for receipt printers or handwritten orders. But is this something your restaurant needs?
Unless you’re running a purely eCommerce business, you’re going to need a credit card terminal to accept credit cards. If your business is large enough, or if you operate out of multiple locations, you might need more than one. Credit card terminals come in many shapes and sizes, from simple wired terminals that aren’t much […]
Can you buy a used Clover POS? Absolutely! Should you? No! While you can certainly find a used Clover POS system for sale on eBay or Amazon, it’s never a good idea to buy one. Used Clover POS are not reprogrammable and new systems are always sold with a merchant services contract — which you should never enter lightly.