As a locksmith, you probably know first hand how easy it is for someone to get into a bad situation which costs them money that they didn’t necessary need to spend if they had though out the situation before hand. That is also true when business owners apply for a merchant account then find themselves in a stuck with a processor that doesn’t fair well
Poor customer support, outdated equipment, excessive processing fees. Many sales reps will play the “rate game” with you by throwing out all kinds of percentages and fees, which can make it difficult to compare pricing across providers. Some websites advertise what appears to be an extremely low rate, but the merchant doesn’t realize that – that is only the markup on the actual fee (interchange rate) that will also be charged by the credit card companies, such as Visa and MasterCard.
There are several credit card processing options for your business; from basic terminals, to swipe cards or key-in customer numbers, to more robust solutions. Mobile solutions are popular among locksmith services because they allow payment collection via a Smart Phone from the customer as soon as the work is completed.
Ignite payments offers some of the best choices for mobile processing equipment for locksmiths. First they have Clover Go, a credit card reader that attaches to your existing smartphone. It’s the lowest cost option and works off your existing data connection. For a more robust option they have the Clover Mobile Solution. This is a tablet based smart terminal that you can take with you. What makes it smart is that it offer access to a MarketPlace where merchants can download apps designed for their particular industry. It’s not just a wireless credit card machine, it can be configured as a complete point-of-sale system in a small package. An optional stand can be added that allows it to used as a counter top POS system.
Ignite Payments also offers a complete POS system for your store, all of which can…