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Old 03-30-2012, 10:55 PM
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credit card reader for my droid ?

Anybody find a reliable app to swipe credit cards with a droid phone? Im having more and more customers requesting to use a credit card. What do you guys use?
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:01 PM
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Very easy, switch to an iPhone and get this, they are leaders in this technology. https://squareup.com/?gclid=CPqs6cGSkK8CFYNo4AodPC6x0g
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:03 PM
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Also works for Droid.
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Old 03-31-2012, 06:48 PM
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Yes Square works on android and iPhone, and it's my favorite.

Paypal recently launched a competitor so if you already use paypal this may appeal to you more https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/credit-card-reader

Then there's one by intuit.

I wrote a blog post on them several months ago before the paypal one was released.

http://blog.servicevines.com/?p=166
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Old 03-31-2012, 06:52 PM
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We us Square. I don't take credit card other than onetime projects, aerations, thatching, cleanups, gutters and so on. I only started using them because we could increase our sales of onetime's by taking credit cards. I can handle loosing 3-5% for one times but not for yearly accounts.
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Old 03-31-2012, 06:54 PM
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cost

how much does it cost. I also heard of intuit anybody try them?
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Old 03-31-2012, 08:25 PM
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Square is 2.5%, not sure about the others.
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Old 03-31-2012, 08:52 PM
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Square. Works good if you need to swipe or punch in numbers manually.
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Old 04-01-2012, 04:28 PM
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Also with square they charge more if you manually enter the card numbers instead of swiping. They also hold the funds for upto a month if you manually enter them. Basically because with manually entering there is a larger chance of fraud or the customer denying payment as compared to swiping. You can talk to their sales department and explain the nature of your business and they will make exceptions to this, they did for us. We had a document drawn up by my attorney that the customers can sign to allow us to make monthly manually entered charges. Squareup's attorneys had to approve the form. But now we don't have to wait the 30days for payment, and only pay .1% higher for manually entering over swiping. When I showed squareup the rates I was paying another processing company they also brought their rates down to beat the other company. As far as the authorization forms the customer signs for this, we keep them on file and if a situation does arise, we then will have to provide them to squareup.
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Old 04-01-2012, 05:55 PM
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enter card via swipe or manually enter

Also do you guys scan customer cards on site with their card or do you keep their card numbers on file and enter them in manually when you get a chance?? Thanks guys
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