10th December 2009
When looking at what it takes to become a successful business it is obvious that the customer comes first. Mobile credit card terminals are becoming superior to the old methods used because of all of their advantages.
There are many advantages to utilizing these wireless terminals, some of those advantages to accepting credit cards on the go are:
• Expansion of Sales
• Ease of Use
• Quick and Reliable Transactions
Many businesses already accept credit card payments however the ability to accept the cards on the go is the next great step towards securing higher volume sales. Many businesses do not understand what it means to accept cards on the go.
To understand how the process works a business needs to understand what these terminals are. Commonly referred to as a wireless terminal, the machine itself uses the GPRS wireless network to process transactions wirelessly for any business that may be on the go.
Mobile credit card terminals will accept credit card payments from virtually every place that business can be conducted. The convenience is unparalleled for both the consumer and the business. Traveling salesmen can now complete a transaction on the road at the leisure of the customer.
Being able to accept credit cards where it was once though impossible is benefit enough but there are even more great benefits. These terminals are wireless, lightweight, and can go anywhere that you want your business to have a presence. At a show, convention, sporting event or even in someone’s own backyard you can now accept payments quickly and reliably.
It is amazing to think that the technology for mobile credit card terminals have gotten so great that a phone line is not even required for processing a sale. Some of the terminals now have a store and forward technology that allows the sale to be accepted, a receipt printed and the transaction is stored in the machine for later processing!
The terminals have many features and still provide the security of swiping the credit card itself. Being a stand alone wireless unit might seem as though it would have it’s limitations but the advantages far outweigh any limitations. Many consumers worry about giving out their card information but by allowing them to swipe the card means that the card never leaves their hands.
There are many options to choose from when deciding on which mobile credit card terminals are the best options for your business. It will depend mostly on what type of business you are conducting and how often you plan on using the equipment. Some of the basic terminals are cheaper but the business may incur a gateway fee along with the normal processing fees.
Whatever terminal that you decide to use for your company the advantages are clear. Your business will now be able to process cards on the go with all of the flexibility of being in the store. These PDQ Machines will boost sales and provide customers with sense of security when purchasing in their own environment!