Running a Small Business with your Smartphone

By: Kristen Guilfoos Email
By: Kristen Guilfoos Email

The Square Card Reader app enables you to accept credit cards quickly and easily using your mobile device.

Working in conjunction with the Square app offers customers a simple, seamless way to pay their favorite Square merchants.

With options for businesses and low fees, Square offers a great way to accept credit cards without the usual hassles. Some features of the system include:

• Next-Day Deposits - Payments taken during business hours will usually be available in your bank account the next business day. Get email confirmations when deposits are made.

• Straightforward Rates - No hidden costs or commitments. No different fees for different cards. Manually-entered cards cost just 3.5% + 15¢ per transaction.

• Free Apps and Analytics - Square Register redefines point-of-sale with sophisticated tools and analytics. Square Wallet lets your customers pay with their name. Create loyalty programs for regulars, manage inventory, and more.