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Tips to Accept Credit Card Payments Over Smartphone
Fremont, CA: Credit and debit cards are becoming so common. Almost everyone has one, and consumers are investing less cash now than ever. Today, accepting credit card payments has turned a must for most businesses. For many companies, partnering with a credit card processor and installing a card reader at the point of sale (POS) is just another cost of doing business
Many establishments take orders over the phone, from restaurants to stores. In an increasingly card-centric world, it's often considered an extra service to increase consumer happiness. Accepting credit cards over the phone may also assist firms in closing deals faster and reducing collection times.
Advantages of accepting credit card payments over the phone
Accepting credit and debit cards through the phones is crucial in improving customer satisfaction. It allows the customer to spend in a more comfortable method for them, which helps businesses increase sales.
Below mentioned are key ways to accept credit card payments over the phone.
• Using the credit card terminal to enter card numbers
Asking the customer to read off all the card numbers, expiration date, and CSV code while employees input the information into the credit card terminal at the POS is one of the easiest methods to accept a credit card over the phone.
• Entering credit card information into the mobile credit card processing application
If a business takes credit cards with the phone and a mobile app rather than a terminal, one can enter a customer's credit card data into the mobile app provided by the credit card processor.
• Using a virtual terminal to enter card information
Use a virtual terminal, simply a web-based credit card processing program, to enter a customer's card information. With what's known as Level 2 as well as Level 3 processing, virtual terminals can help save money on credit card transactions over the phone. Level 2 and Level 3 processing lowers the fee the processor costs customers for phone transactions by gathering extra data verifying the transaction's legitimacy.