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Credit card billing app?

Discussion in 'Business Management' started by SouthernTierTree, Aug 6, 2019.

  1. SouthernTierTree

    SouthernTierTree ArboristSite Lurker

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    So I’m trying to figure out the best way to give clients the ability to pay with a card. Typically it’s always cash or check. I’m small time so I’m realisticly only going to be billing a few cards a month. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Capitalist

    Capitalist ArboristSite Operative

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    Paypal 1% fee
    I added venmo but most either dont have it or are to botheted by the 10 minutes it takes to set it up.

    I still do 99.5% check or cash

    I added venmo for a customer that requested it. I love it.
    No fees on account transfers that aren't express.
     
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    full chizel ArboristSite Operative

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    Capitalist ArboristSite Operative

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    Word to the wise on venmo...
    Verify your account with your full info right off the bat. If not there will be a $400 limit.
     
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    I use Square too. If the reader doesn't work, you can also email an invoice and they pay through Square online. It is a little more than using the reader, but cheaper than you entering it manually.
     
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    Square is what I use, been using it about 8 years.

    PayPal is not 1%, it's right around 3%, same as Square.

    Have looked into other outfits, they have cheaper rates, BUT after you add the monthly fee and annual fees it's not any cheaper (least for me)
    Did the math and need to do around 75k/year in card sales to where Square isn't the better option.
     
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