So, you’d like to boost your sales? You’ve thought of a lot of different ways to accomplish this, but have you thought of getting a credit or debit card machine? It might be a small item, but it can make a huge difference to your business. It can help you boost your sales by opening up new ways for your customers to pay. it can help you expand your business into other areas too, such as online or payments by phone.
Getting a credit or debit card machine opens up new ways for your customers to spend money with your business. For a start, you’ll be able to take payments by card instead of cash. This is important for two reasons. Customers these days don’t tend to carry a lot of cash with them. This means that they will be more likely to spend money with you because they can pay by card. It also means that they will be more likely to spend higher amounts knowing that they don’t need to worry about how much cash is in their pockets. They also don’t have to worry about leaving your shop/stall to go and find an ATM.
Having a credit card machine also allows you to expand your business into other areas. You could set up an online shop and use your credit card machine to take payments. This could be a whole new income stream for your business. You could also take card payments over the phone for products and then post them to your customers. Both of these steps would enhance your business and increase your sales.
Looking for more ways to boost your business? If you are a seller of services, you can get rid of older ways to make payment, such as cheques. Cheques take time for your clients to send them to you, and then also take time for payments to clear. This uncertain period can hurt your cash-flow. If you can take a card payment instead, with a credit or debit card machine, you can get payments instantly. It also gives you a chance to connect better with your clients. You could call them to take a payment, and have some conversation. You could build a better relationship and then up-sell relevant products. And it all starts with getting a credit or debit card machine.
If you’re a trader at markets and fairs you can elevate yourself above your competition by offering the ability to pay by card. Your customers will be only too willing to use your credit card machine for payments.
You can combine all of these options by getting a credit or debit card machine, and then use this to boost your business.
If you’re still unsure about whether you need a credit card machine for your business, why not contact us (link) for an informal chat. We’d be happy to give some advice and support to help you decide on the best course of action for your business.