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Old 12-09-2013, 11:20 PM
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Billing credit cards per service

I want to start billing credit cards immediately after services are done, I'm sick of chasing money all year. How do I do this?
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Old 12-10-2013, 12:25 AM
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Square, Paypal, Quicken, Etc;
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Old 12-10-2013, 12:39 AM
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Square, Paypal, Quicken, Etc;
I should have been more specific, I meant proper storage, signed payment agreements, ect. Basically protocol.
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Old 12-10-2013, 06:31 AM
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I am setting this up now. I have Stripe connected to jobber.

I can charge the card using jobber or the stripe site.

Stripe is PCI compliant. I have created a template for the customer to sign to give me permission to use the card. I used this as a base and changed it to fit my terms.

http://www.paysimple.com/paysimple30...C_variable.doc

This signed doc needs to be stored securely.

Stripe has a higher % charge but no monthly fee. Ok for lower usage.

If I start to get a lot of clients using this option it might be worth setting up a merchant account and would end up with a lower % per transaction.

Stripe works well with jobber tho
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Old 12-10-2013, 09:50 AM
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I love Stripe (it's a payment processor for integration into web sites and apps), but one thing people should be aware of is that they have a 7 day, rolling payout.
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Old 12-10-2013, 09:57 AM
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I love Stripe (it's a payment processor for integration into web sites and apps), but one thing people should be aware of is that they have a 7 day, rolling payout.
That's not too bad, what's the processing fee? I currently use square (people can't use the 'oh I'm out of checks and cash excuse if I have it) the fee isn't terrible. I'm going to look at all my options, but square is awesome with the next day funds
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Old 12-10-2013, 10:11 AM
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I use paypal here. Money is in my account before I hit the stopsign at the end of the road. Get a signed agreement from each client you want to charge every visit with a signature and store it securely. in the signature panel, put "signature on file" and you are set.
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Old 12-10-2013, 10:24 AM
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I use paypal here. Money is in my account before I hit the stopsign at the end of the road. Get a signed agreement from each client you want to charge every visit with a signature and store it securely. in the signature panel, put "signature on file" and you are set.
I already use PayPal, I didn't know they had a billing app for cc, I might do this for simplicity and stream lining billing
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Old 12-10-2013, 10:40 AM
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I am setting this up now. I have Stripe connected to jobber.

I can charge the card using jobber or the stripe site.

Stripe is PCI compliant. I have created a template for the customer to sign to give me permission to use the card. I used this as a base and changed it to fit my terms.

http://www.paysimple.com/paysimple30...C_variable.doc

This signed doc needs to be stored securely.

Stripe has a higher % charge but no monthly fee. Ok for lower usage.

If I start to get a lot of clients using this option it might be worth setting up a merchant account and would end up with a lower % per transaction.

Stripe works well with jobber tho

What do you think of Jobber? I'm thinking of signing up for it.
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Old 12-10-2013, 10:44 AM
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That's not too bad, what's the processing fee? I currently use square (people can't use the 'oh I'm out of checks and cash excuse if I have it) the fee isn't terrible. I'm going to look at all my options, but square is awesome with the next day funds
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Stripe needs to be integrated in to something. Essentially, it's a payment gateway (API) for the tech world to "easily" add payment processing to [something].
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