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Square register: Making business easier

Square Reader on white tablet
Square Reader on white tablet
Ray.K via Twitter

I'm sure by now you have heard of the Square register and Square register app. If not, it is an awesome little device that turns your smartphone or tablet into credit card scanner and register. In this article, I will go over the benefits of owning a Square Reader and how it changes small business for the better.

The Square Reader is a handy little device that turns your smartphone or tablet into a fully functional register complete with credit card reader. Setting up the interface is easy; just download the Square register app for iPhone or Android, name items that you want to charge, set up dollar amounts and tax and plug in the Square reader to the headphone jack in your tablet or smartphone. Once set-up, the interface is just like any other POS on the market, and possibly even faster. Simply click on a product and the price will be added to the checkout menu. Once the transaction is completed, you have the option to charge with cash, card or gift card. If a customer hands you a card, all you have to do is swipe and approve the transaction. Funds are deposited directly into the designated account with a small percentage taken out from Square. All transactions are approved the following business day and are immediately deposited into your account.

Square reader has made it possible for small businesses to accept credit cards when it was previously impossible. This has been a huge benefit to mobile businesses everywhere. Because Square is fully functional as a wireless register, it allows mobile businesses to accept a payment anywhere. The vendor can now accept a credit card from his hot dog cart and the catering company can accept credit payments directly on site. Small businesses everywhere can now reach a larger range of clientele and grow their business professionally all thanks to Square. If you have been thinking about starting a small business, consider getting a Square Reader and start accepting payments as soon as you would like.

Owning a small business just got a little more exciting with the Square Register Reader and Application. Pick one up for your business and start accepting credit card payments today.