Thinking Outside the Credit Card Processing Box

Updated: March 17, 2010

There are many ways you can set up your merchant credit card processing services. With technology growing everyday, it is easier than ever to get all set up to go. One of the newest ways is actually through an iPhone. There are several devices out on the market now that hook up to your iPhone and allow you to process and email receipts to your customer.

Mophie

One such device is Mophie, and has some great benefits for businesses that may not have a brick and mortar store. Some features Mophie is proud of are:

  • Compatible with most merchant accounts
  • Ability to sync your account information and charge the iPhone via micro USB port.
  • Designed to pair with the Mophie Marketplace App (Only at the App Store)

VeriFone

Another company jumping on the mobile credit card processing bandwagon is VeriFone. With their PayWare App, VeriFone is boasting many of the same features as Mophie such as:

  • Powerful, yet easy-to-operate
  • Signature capture
  • One-button, customizable email receipts
  • PA-DSS 1.2 certified

Square

Square is the next brainchild of Twitter co-founder Tom Dorsey. Square has many features that other traditional merchant accounts do not offer such as:

  • Text and Email receipts
  • Photo ID capabilities
  • No contracts
  • Can start processing right away
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