3 Easy Steps to Accepting Credit Cards

If you’re a business owner, you may have heard horror stories from your peers about how difficult it can be accept credit card payments. These tales run the gamut from incompatible and substandard hardware to billing and account disputes. If this describes what you’ve been told, it’s understandable why you haven’t yet decided to accept credit cards.

But times have changed. Now, getting your business set up to accept credit cards is as easy as 1-2-3!

Here’s all you have to do to begin processing credit card payments with Intuit GoPayment:

1)      Download the app - You can visit either Google Play (if you have an Android mobile device) or the iTunes App Store (if you own an iPad or an iPhone) and download the Intuit GoPayment app, absolutely free. GoPayment can be used on a wide variety of digital devices; for a complete list, click here.

2)      Log in to your GoPayment account - During the short signup process, you will designate an email address and create a password and use that to log in to the app. You’ll then be able to configure a handful of options at this point, such as your location and any message you’d like to appear on emailed receipts.

3)      Get the card reader and plug it in - Technically, you can begin accepting credit cards without completing this step by keying in credit card numbers manually. But once you sign up for a GoPayment account, a special card reader (or more than one, if you request them) will be mailed to you within a few business days. This small card reader plugs into the audio jack of your digital device, letting you swipe cards with no extra hardware, saving you time while giving you a lower rate on each transaction.

There’s no additional equipment to buy or lease, no special bank accounts to open, and you don’t need to deal with adding additional software to your existing checkout infrastructure. You can even send receipts electronically to customers and track purchase histories online.

Welcome to the 21st century — when accepting credit cards has never been simpler. Get started with GoPayment today!

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