Regardless of who processes your credit and debit card transactions, chances are you are overpaying. By following a few simple guidelines you can cut your credit card machine processing costs by as much as 20% or more!
Basically, the use of a POS machine is something that is really going to benefit your business. Without a machine or two, doing business can be a bit tougher unless you are doing business strictly online and you have merchant accounts with payment processing companies. That is really the only exception.
Note: In some instances, you will only be allowed to display certain signs, (such as “SALE”, “We Accept Major Credit Cards,” and “Employment Opportunities Available,”) and they must be pre-printed. Most malls discourage hand-lettered signs.
Invest with things that are needed for your business. With times like these, people are relying on to credit cards. It will help if you have a free credit card terminals to use whenever your customers will use their credit cards.
Usually, when a customer walks in they are looking for the credit card decals around your front door or your cash register. They want to make sure you take credit and debit cards. If you don’t, they will probably not come back because of the fact they might find somewhere else to go on their way to the ATM machine. They become very annoyed and may decide not to do business with you for this very reason. Then again, they may only do business with you when they have cash in their pocket and for some people that isn’t often.
I found five of these cafes in Seattle which all make a point of being kid-friendly to varying degrees and there is also one honorable mention for a coffee shop that was particularly ‘pregnancy’ friendly that I will tell you about at the end of all this.
Now is the time to enjoy yourself by interacting with your customers. Talk to them and track their reactions to your quality products and choose and stock items that are great sellers. You’ll learn this technique quickly.