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It feels sometimes like Apple dominates the field as far as availability of credit card reader apps. After all, there are plenty of iOS exclusives, but I can count on one hand the number of Android-exclusive POS apps. It hurts my Android-loving heart, in some ways. In part, the difficulty with Android-based mobile processing […]
Many business owners know and love Square for its free mobile point of sale app and free credit card readers, but some don’t realize that Square automatically provides some pretty powerful reporting and analytics features with their processing service. Even if you’re primarily using Square to accept payments. Square dashboard feature is worth a closer […]
If you are a business owner who is considering using Square, why and how Square keeps your payments secure are pretty smart questions to consider. Unfortunately, security can be an extremely intimidating subject, especially when you also need a solid understanding of all of the guidelines and requirements for accepting credit cards. Below, we outline some […]
Coffee shops are busy places and you need a POS that can keep up. Here’s the cream of the crop when it comes to point of sale software for cafes and coffee shops, and all the features you should be on the lookout for.
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 […]
The concept of a punch card is nothing new; coffee shops the world over have been slinging their punched out business cards alongside foamy espresso beverages for decades. Likewise, the concept of companies offering rewards to returning companies goes way back into the annals of entrepreneurship. But as the business sector dives further into the […]
It’s almost 2019, if you can believe it, and more than fall leaves or pumpkin spice lattes, tech fans like myself relish the smell of a freshly unboxed smartphone (thanks to Apple’s annual September unveiling). But it’s not just consumers who love mobile tech; businesses do too. As mobile technology becomes more powerful, businesses — […]
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 […]
Ahh, the gift card. That classic capitalistic invention that makes every recipient say “Thanks?” Why give cash when you can give something that works exactly like cash…but only at one business (if you remember to bring it at all)? But, in all seriousness, gift cards are an extremely valuable and important aspect for small businesses. […]