When you are ready to start selling online, Square (read our review) offers a wide variety of options depending on your skill level and needs. For example, if time is of the essence or you don’t want to fuss with code, build a free online store from Square’s templates and get up and running by […]
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When Apple announced its new Apple Pay feature in September 2014, it was easily one of the most exciting developments in mobile payments in years. And a few years down the line, it’s still a big deal. By using near field communication (NFC) technology, Apple essentially enabled iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users — […]
If your business relies on paper-based invoicing, you don’t need me to tell you about the inconvenience of printing, mailing, and waiting to get paid. Despite the hassle, many businesses still rely on printing and mailing invoices — you’re not alone. However, more and more shops are switching to online invoicing platforms to eliminate the […]
The name PayPal is synonymous with P2P payments and digital wallets for consumers, but over the years PayPal has also dabbled in creating options for users to pay with their PayPal balances in stores. Despite a few failed attempts, PayPal seems to finally have worked out the kinks in the process. PayPal users can now […]
If you’re in the market for a mobile card reader and a credit card processing app, there’s no shortage of options. The trick is finding the right option for a given business. One of the big factors that determine which apps are suitable is what kind of smartphone or tablet you have. Fortunately, if you […]
Thinking about using Square to process payments for your business? Whether you are a solopreneur or a busy boss running multiple locations, you can quickly set up an account with Square with little to no fuss. Square offers several time-saving benefits for the small business owner looking to start processing payments, including no credit checks, […]
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Honestly, every time I turn around Square has introduced something new. (As I’m the person who maintains our Square review, you can see why I might find this just a tad frustrating.) On the one hand, it is absolutely amazing that Square is so committed to rolling out new features for merchants. On the other, just […]
The mobile payments space has undergone a major transformation in the past few years. Small contenders have come and gone, new names have emerged. But it feels like the big names — such as Square and PayPal Here — have gotten bigger. Square has been a giant in the mobile payment processing since its inception in 2009.
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, […]