11th November 2009
Even if you cannot yet imagine it, there are many situations where a
portable credit card machine may be necessary. Often, when people are
just starting a business, they do not consider this potential future
need, and they end up with the wrong equipment, and the wrong services
for processing credit card payments, and then end up paying additional
money in the future, when this unanticipated need arises. Take a look
at the future possibilities.
Expos and Trade Shows are very
important for most businesses. While many people are there just to see
what is available in a particular industry, many sales are also made at
these events. Anyone who has an interest in that industry who is close
enough to attend shows up - and they have their credit cards in their
wallets or purses. Not only will they get information about your
product or service, but there will be purchases made as well.
are definitely a place where a portable credit card machine is
necessary. Usually, seminars are held indoors, so you can choose from a
wireless device or a wired device. However, when given the option,
wireless should always be your first choice. Seminars are great venues
for drumming up business and making sales - whether you are conducting
your own seminar, or joint venturing with other companies that have
related products or services.
Depending on the products or
services that you sell, flea markets and fairs should be strongly
considered. Of course, not all products and services are suitable for
these venues, but many are. You can rent a booth and make sales from
the booth. Of course, in most cases, telephone lines and electricity
will not be available, so you will need a wireless device for
collecting credit card payments.
If your product or service is
such that it can be presented and sold to consumers in their homes, you
will need a portable credit card machine. Typically, if a product or
service is very high priced, an in-home visit or demonstration is
essential in clenching the deal. In the past, when an order was placed
after an in home demo, the customer had to pay by cash or check. Today,
they can easily pay with their credit cards, which typically results in
more sales for you.
Have you ever gone to a major sporting event,
such as an NFL football game, and noticed the number of vendors outside
of the gates? They sell everything that you can imagine, and the best
sales come from products that pertain to the event, or that contain the
name of favorite sports teams. If your product can be linked to a
sport, this is a possible venue for you to make more sales, and you
will definitely need to accept credit cards, using a wireless mobile
device that your customers will trust.
Depending on the type of
product or service that you have, there may be many other venues where
you can do business, and all of them will require a Portable Credit Card Machine so that your customers can easily pay you.