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How to accept credit card payments with your phone for your next event?

Now you can swipe credit cards with your iPhone or Android Phone and all you need is a data connection, the mobile app and the credit card reader. You can start accepting payments for your events at the door easily.

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Why accept payments using phone?

It’s convenient and easy to use, great for anyone hosting an event or conference and want to accept credit card payments at the venue.

How much does it cost?

In most cases – there are no set-up or monthly service fees at all, so it costs you nothing to keep it handy in case you ever need someone to pay you by card.

Square charges

Swiping credit cards: 2.75%
Manually enter credit card details : 3.5% + 15Cents per transcation

Intuit Go Payment

Swiping credit cards: 2.7%
Manually enter credit card details : 3.7%

1. Square ( https://www.squareup.com )

Square is supported on most of the popular Apple iOS and Google Android devices.

You will receive a free card swiper within a day or two after registering on Squareup.com.

You can send a receipt to the customer by phone or email.

There is a per swipe transaction fee of 2.75% and then the funds get automatically deposited into your bank account.

With the tax feature turned on, tax is automatically added to your transactions.

2. Intuit GoPayment ( http://www.gopayment.com )

It’s a free app and free credit card reader for smart phones and tablets that provides an easy, inexpensive way for anyone to get paid with a credit card.

It comes from the personal and business finance experts at Intuit, the makers of TurboTax, Mint, and QuickBooks, so you know it’s both reliable and safe.

The money from your transaction is generally deposited into your bank within two to three days of the transaction.

GoPayment has basic inventory management, but so does the iPad version of the Square app.

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Eventzilla Team