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What is a virtual terminal? A virtual terminal—as opposed to a physical POS terminal—is a software application that allows merchants to accept payments in the absence of the actual card. These transactions are commonly referred to as “card-not-present” (CNP) transactions. Virtual terminals transform computers, smartphones, and tablets into a POS and enable brick-and-mortar and ecommerce businesses to accept credit card payments over the phone, through the mail, or online. All you need is an internet and data connection, and you’re good to go—no POS hardware required.
If you don’t know your numbers, you don’t know your business—or so the saying goes. Have you been going on instinct? Then you’re probably in the dark. You need to dive into the data to gain a real sense of your company’s performance and return on investment.
Now that Amazon Prime Day has come and gone and you’ve had a chance to catch your breath, it’s time to look ahead to the year’s other consumer extravaganza: Black Friday Cyber Monday (BFCM). Spoiler alert: this year is going to be different than years past.
If you are a small business owner, entrepreneur, or freelance contractor, you have probably found yourself thinking about scaling your business or considering an upgrade to your Point of Sale (POS) system. Both on-premise and cloud-based POS systems have attractive features and benefits. Let us help you to determine which system is most suitable for your businesses’ current and future needs.
With international travel restrictions in place and sanitation rules affecting how we eat, shop, design our homes and entertain ourselves, the pandemic has surely changed our lives in unimaginable ways.