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Take payments anywhere your customers are with an easy-to-use mobile credit card reader that attaches directly to your smartphone or tablet.

It’s the perfect add-on to a stationary credit card terminal or POS, and it’s a great stand-alone option for certain small business ventures and service providers.

Did you know that your business can quickly and securely swipe any credit or debit card for processing on a smartphone or tablet?

It’s easy, affordable, and a great solution for many different types of businesses.

Consider seasonal events like street fairs, off-site concerts, road shows, or other special events.

Before mobile card readers, these types of events required cash-only sales, which can greatly reduce overall revenue.They may need all of their cash to fund other start-up costs like inventory and space rent.A mobile reader is a great stop-gap solution for hesitant and/or brand-new merchants.A brick and mortar merchant with an existing payments solution and merchant account who is interested in adding mobile acceptance capability should definitely work with their current provider.A third-party mobile solution doesn’t make sense financially or operationally for a merchant with an existing system and payment provider.Luckily, adding mobile functionality to their existing solution should be fairly painless and low-cost.