How can I enable card processing on my market stall?
This is a great question and if you’re asking it you could very well be on the way to growing your profits significantly. Today there are still a surprising number of traders on the outdoor markets who are unable to process debit and credit cards.
Market stall traders have existed for centuries and have generally always got by with the exchange of cash and products, bartering and bargaining away to make their living. However, nowadays the market stall holder should consider that times are changing and their customers want to purchase things in different ways.
The answer of course is that you need to acquire a debit card processing machine to accept debit and credit card payments.
How can I use a debit card processing machine when I can’t plug it in?
It’s true; when you’re out in the middle of the street on a cold morning you can’t really go to the nearest shop and ask them to plug in your debit card equipment each time you need to process card payments.
Debit card processing technology has improved however, and now you can get mobile machines that permit you to process card payments virtually anywhere in the country. They only really depend on battery power and a mobile phone network to keep them going. All debit card processing machines that enable you to take payments like this use GPRS technology.
Precisely what is GPRS technology?
GPRS allows you to use mobile phone networks to locate you anywhere in the UK. If you are in a position where you can receive a mobile phone signal then you can process a card payment on your GPRS mobile debit card machine; it’s as easy as that really.
How do I acquire a GPRS debit card processing machine for market trading?
So if you decide you need to trade using a mobile debit card machine you have to open a credit card merchant account through your bank, or better yet a credit card processing company who are able to sort you out with a debit card device and deposit your payments directly into your business bank account.
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