If you run a business in which you take face to face payments from customers, you need to be able to take card payments. Why are we so adamant about this? Quite simply, the debit and credit card have changed the way we buy both goods and services. Convenient, cheap and quick, they offer the consumer a better way of paying that is simple and fast. If you already take card payments you will be aware of the convenience, but there are further reasons why you should be able to take payment by card, no matter the size or type of business you run.
You Need Card Payments
The statistics speak for themselves: 175milliion people in the USA carry at least one credit or debit card. At the time of writing, two out of every three face to face payments are made by card. That is a quite staggering amount. Perhaps the most attractive aspect of card payments is that it has been proven that consumers are likely to spend more when paying by a card. This can be by as much as 20%, so that’s 20% more sales for you, just by installing a card processing machine.
Of course, you are concerned about the cost of the equipment, as well as the processing fees. If you talk to Merchant Account Solutions, the leading name in the supply of free hardware and software for card processing, you will be pleasantly surprised that they do supply equipment free of charge, and that they charge the lowest processing rates in the business. They have a range of equipment for all types of processing needs, and will be more than happy to advise you on the right equipment for you.
Get More Business Fast
The prospect of more business at very little cost is one incentive to rent a credit card machine, but there are many more. Your customers will appreciate the added convenience and fast processing time, and with technology improving all the time, you can always change machines with Merchant Account Solutions should you need to. For example, the current boom in the use of contactless cards, without the need for a PIN, for smaller amounts is a point in question. It’s very popular in retail outlets, and convenient for both you and the customer in many ways.
You could also use a portable credit card machine for even more versatility, and take the machine to your customers wherever they may be thanks to advanced wireless technology. The range of equipment and software available from Merchant Account Solutions covers all the bases, so you will be able to find something suitable for you, and they will try their best to make sure you are up and running as quickly as possible so you can begin to take advantage right away. Have a look at the website now for more information and advice on how you can get the best credit and debit card processing solutions, and bring your business firmly into the 21st century.