“Smart Terminal” Posts

The Buyer's Guide to Shopping for a POS Terminal

The Buyer's Guide to Shopping for a POS Terminal

Investing in a POS terminal carries obvious benefits. A combined 75 percent of consumers prefer to shop with a credit or debit card, so accepting credit cards opens your business up to a wider market than businesses that only accept cash. Some modern credit card terminals can also process alternative forms of payment, such as mobile payments. One downside is that researching credit card processing terminals can be daunting. What do you really need to know about EMV, NFC and PCI DSS? Consider this guide your key to understanding some of the more technical credit card terminal features that could…

How Dr. Hrach Obtained Premier Merchant Services for Medical Offices

How Dr. Hrach Obtained Premier Merchant Services for Medical Offices

It can be challenging to manage patient payments, especially if you operate a membership or concierge model for your medical practice. Dr. Barbara Hrach is an internal physician with more than 20 years of experience. When shopping for a payment processing provider that could accommodate both her concierge model as well as her associate’s fee-for-service model, PayJunction stood out as a provider that could integrate both practice models. Along with maintaining its versatility, Dr. Hrach’s practice gained a wealth of payment features that boosted efficiency for her office manager, Jeneva Escalera, and gave her better insights into her…

ezyVet Veterinary Software Now Offers PayJunction Integration

ezyVet Veterinary Software Now Offers PayJunction Integration

Managing a veterinary clinic involves a lot of juggling. Between physician schedules, patient records, historical data and financial reporting, veterinary clinics require a system to help them manage the chaos. Luckily, ezyVet — a cutting-edge veterinary software provider — crafted an affordable and customizable software that fits veterinary clinics of all sizes and compositions. With the help and input of veterinarians, ezyVet incorporated useful features such as a built-in calendar, customer portal, clinical module and change log, as well as reporting, reminders and customer invoices. With integrations like XERO and Smart Flow, ezyVet truly offers a completely connected solution. With all your…

Cash Register Bottleneck Effect in Business: How to Avoid It in Your Store

Cash Register Bottleneck Effect in Business: How to Avoid It in Your Store

Americans spend 37 billion hours a year waiting in line, according to The New York Times. Time spent waiting to make a purchase may play an important role in customer perception of their overall experience. Updating your cash register technology and techniques can cut down on the bottleneck effect in business and improve customer satisfaction. Use a Modern POS System The familiar “ka-ching!” of a cash register may soon become a thing of the past. POS systems that run on a computer or mobile device tend to run faster than traditional registers. Older models may not be well-equipped to process…

7 Traits to Look for in a POS Machine

7 Traits to Look for in a POS Machine

In the wake of the liability shift, Smart Terminals have flooded the U.S. market. With the major selling point being EMV acceptance, many providers benefit as businesses continue to upgrade their merchant credit card processing equipment. However, a truly “smart” terminal goes above and beyond just accepting EMV. Here are seven attributes that make a Smart Terminal, well, smart. Recognition A Smart Terminal should not only accept EMV but should also recognize when a chip card is swiped. The smartest terminals have the ability to read all the magstripe data, which indicate whether the card supports EMV. The credit…