Small Business Secret: A New Way To Accept Credit Cards

Small Business Secret: A New Way To Accept Credit Cards

Shhhh, this is a small company secret for accepting bank cards you need to know about because…

“We no more take cash.”

Those were the words I have been told by a flight ticket attendant on the business trip 2-3 weeks ago. The flight attendant was giving the cabin info on this list of cocktails available to purchase.

I’m thinking (but said allowed without noticing), “Huh?! Really, who doesn’t take cash?”

We are 10,000 feet in the air; all WiFi-enabled gadgets have reached airplane mode meaning no connection. How will they process a charge card?

To my surprise, the flight attendants were furnished with handheld devices to swipe a credit card that immediately returned an authorization number. NICE.

Guess what!?

Did you understand you as well can accept bank card payments anywhere? There is a new way for businesses to just accept bank cards with no forex account.

Time to Be Square

Square is often a card reader where you can accept credit card payments on any device with the audio input jack.

You guessed it! This includes your cellphone.

It works on the iPhone also on the iPad or iPod Touch as well as on Google Android phones (sidebar: I got a Droid two weeks ago and find it irresistible). Square is made by Jack Dorsey. Yes, the same Jack Dorsey is co-founder of Twitter.

Square lets you start accepting card payments (and money too) anytime everywhere. Square is unique from your free account since there are no contracts, no monthly fees, or hidden costs. You don’t even have to buy the equipment; which can be simply a small mobile card reader device.

Square Greens Your Business

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