A few posts back, I talked about our GoPayment solution in conjunction with Intuit and how it made it easy for the entrepreneur or small business owner to accept credit card payments anytime and anywhere. Today, I’d like to share a success story. Verizon Wireless customer, YiShaun Yang, owner of AdoraPet, conveys a good business case below.
In her own words YiShaun wrote:
While I was working as a corporate attorney in a Manhattan law firm, I made the decision to take a leap of faith and start my own business. I believe children are full of potential and possibility, and it was important to me to create a business that nurtures children’s dreams and development.
I started a business in the children’s products industry called AdoraPet (http://AdoraPet.com).
As an entrepreneur, my business is nimble, but we still need the same tools that an enterprise may need, though in a different version.
I didn’t think I would be able to accept credit card payments without going through the hassle of entering into an onerous credit card processing contract that had termination fees and other obligations.
I had my first holiday fair of the season coming up and time was running out to find a suitable solution. But one day while in the Verizon store, I saw the GoPayment credit card swiper, and it changed the way I do business and allows me to easily serve my customers better.
I found the online set up process to be incredibly quick and easy. I plugged in my information online and was able to find out very quickly that my application had been approved.
Before the fair, I was able to enter in my different products, their prices, and whether or not to accept tax for each item, which made the actual sales process much faster and more streamlined.
I decided to have a special holiday set of all 8 of my children’s books, and even though I was offering a special holiday price, it was more than most people carry in cash.
I was so happy to have GoPayment, especially when a woman came by at the very end and bought 5 holiday sets right on the spot because she was able to pay by credit card!
Now, I carry the GoPayment swiper with me wherever I go. It’s light and compact and comes with its own plastic case, so I can easily toss it into my bag or pocket. I love the versatility it gives my customers and me, and it helps make running a small business easier.
[Editor’s note: If your business is like YiShaun’s where you can sell your products at fairs or on the go; then you will seriously want to consider getting a mobile credit card processing solution so you can accept payment – for your product(s) – no matter where you are! For more information click here or go to http://bit.ly/wD8LJI
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