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How a Smart Terminal Can Help Grow Your Business

The right technology can streamline your business. If you’re using a decades-old hand-held terminal that's only good for ringing up purchases and printing out receipts, it might be time for an upgrade.

Most merchants are always looking for ways to grow and improve their business, and a smart terminal can make all the difference. A smart terminal can make payment processing easier, simplify operations, and help you build a stronger relationship with your customers.

Most of all, a smart terminal can make your business more efficient and profitable in the long run.

Smart terminals are more than just point-of-sale (POS) systems. They can change the way you manage your company. In addition to the function you expect from your POS terminal, smart terminals can help you manage the aspects of your business that are the most time intensive and tedious. 

Old payment terminals served their purpose but, like all other outdated technology, they leave much to be desired. Despite having some convenient features, they are standalone devices that don't integrate easily with your other business software tools. That means you still have to access your computer or mobile device separately to handle things like accounting, invoicing, or staff management. And they're notorious for rampant error codes and troubleshooting issues.

With a smart terminal, not only will you save time contacting customer support, but you'll have access to everything at your fingertips. 

Using a combination of hardware, software, and touchscreen design, smart terminals can:

  • Painless Inventory Management: Scan items into your store once, and track inventory levels without straining your eyes or running between your backroom and cash register.
  • Run and review sales reports
  • Accept magstriped and EMV chip card payments
  • Send invoices and set up recurring payments
  • Conduct both NFC contactless and RFID transactions
  • Capture electronic signatures
  • Print and email receipts

Smart terminals eliminate the need for paper receipts, allow for cloud storage, accept multiple payment options, and provide a higher level of security. Smart terminals also help you track customer activities, unify online and offline customer experiences, and eliminate the need for multiple apps and devices to manage your business. Small business owners can also accept payment for products and services wherever and whenever their business requires.

The benefits of a smart terminal are well worth considering. If upgrading will help you streamline your business operations and effectively meet your customers’ needs, then making the switch to a smart terminal is an investment that will pay off.

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Jennifer Mullen
Jennifer Mullen
Jenn is Sekure's Content Marketing Manager, and a passionate advocate for small business owners. In her spare time, she has deep conversations with her cats Chairman Meow and Oscar Wilde. Her dog Loki comforts her when she loses at board games played with her husband, son, and daughter.

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