How to Accept Payments on the Go

Ain’t technology great? These days, you can accept payments no matter where you are, from your smartphone or tablet. This is great if you sell products at a farmer’s market or need to process customers’ credit cards when you’re out of the office. Heck, mobile payments are great even if you have a brick and mortar location and just want a more flexible (and cost effective) option than your traditional merchant payment processor.

Here are some of the latest and greatest apps to help you accept payments on the go.


Square was one of the first mobile payment options to really take off. You can use Square with an iPhone or iPad to swipe credit cards (they’ll send you a tiny card swiping device you plug into your phone). Transaction fees are 2.75% per swipe. Read More