In the wake of COVID-19, there is a change on the rise. Businesses and consumers alike are taking extra precautions at the checkout and you’ve likely had to respond with sanitation stations, building screens, or simply asking all customers to pay by card. In addition, people across the country are looking for safer, faster checkout options that require less physical contact and less in-house payment processing, which business owners are addressing by welcoming quick, mobile EMV and contactless payment solutions as a way to safeguard their business’ health in these supernormal times.
In fact, when you think about safety in terms of credit card processing, the mobile EMV and contactless options, are among the safest in terms of health and security. These two options allow you to do business from anywhere. You’ll probably have questions about this processing platform, so. we reached out to Heartland Territory Manager, Chris Patrick to answer the most asked questions about mobile pay.
What are mobile payments and how do they work?
Mobile payments allow you to take your business anywhere by accepting payments through an app or a card reader gadget that connects to your mobile devices. Similar to standalone terminals, mobile processes on a secure platform. Contactless makes it even easier as you do not have to insert the credit card to process the transactions, it’s a simple tap of the card to process. Invoicing allows for a quick, from the driveway billing solution for service providers.
How easy is it to implement mobile applications?
It’s as simple as downloading an application to your phone! Once you’ve downloaded and set up your account, you can start sending invoices in no time. The typical time it takes is about 10-15 minutes and you can do it from your driveway!
How safe are mobile transactions?
EMV, invoicing and contactless processing are among the safest ways to process payments thanks to built-in security features and minimal physical touch.
No matter what industry you’re in, contactless and mobile EMV solutions allow for easy, safe solutions that allow you to pivot the way you’re doing business from anywhere. Just like your day-to-day, credit card processing has drastically changed in the last 5 months and we can expect more and more businesses to adapt to a mobile solution in some shape or form.