The ability to make sales and process credit card transactions anywhere and at any time is a necessity for many small business owners. And with the ubiquity of mobile credit card readers, it’s no longer a complicated or expensive task. Mobile readers sync directly to your smartphone, and customers swipe their cards as they would on a traditional point-of-sale system. Below we discuss our four favorite mobile card readers and the attributes of each. All have similar fee struct
Is your small business prepared for the upcoming switch to EMV debit and credit cards? The deadline is October 1, 2015, and all businesses (whether small or large) will be required to have EMV compliant point-of-sale terminals in place to accept the new cards. If you do not, your business (rather than the bank) will be liable for fraudulent debit or credit card transactions that occur at your establishment. What is it?
EMV (which stands for Europay, MasterCard, Visa) is a ne