How to Accept Credit/ Debit Card Payments on Your Mobile Phone

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You can accept debit or credit card payments via your mobile phone either by using card machine hardware that connects to your device via bluetooth or (even better) a card payment app that allows you to take a payment directly from your smartphone. Customers always want a smooth and quick shopping experience. To do so, […]

Why SimplyPayMe Works When There’s Low Network Coverage

We’ve all been there. When you’re in a hurry, wanting to pay and the person who’s serving you is waving the card terminal in the air, trying to find a strong enough signal.  The problem is that Instore Point of Sale (POS) payment terminals (either fixed or mobile) are all the same. It doesn’t matter […]

Find Out How SimplyPayMe Can Help Your Business

Getting paid is the cornerstone of any business. It doesn’t matter if you’re an educator, retailer, tradesperson or tech entrepreneur. The one uniting factor between you is that you need to get paid if you want your business to thrive, or even just to survive. But managing cash flow in business isn’t always easy. Especially […]

Cheaper Transactions and New Payment Methods

That’s right, SimplyPayMe is about to undergo a comprehensive upgrade. Through a series of partnerships and almost an entire year of developments, we’re about to re-launch our application and website to offer our existing and new customers something never-before seen in the mobile payments space. Before I go in depth of what we’re offering, just […]

Payment Methods in 2018 – What’s out there, and what’s right for you!

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So many things have affected the way we’re able to accept and make payments these days. Most influential are the technological advancements of our age and the post open banking era we live in, which has opened up for a whole new range of financial services. However, as great as the options are, it’s very […]

How to ensure you get paid and keep making money in seasonal downtimes

January and August are dead months on many fronts. How do you stay on top of your business, make sure you’re still able to get paid and make everything go around, all at the same time? Here are 5 useful ideas you can apply to keep business coming in, even during seasonal downtimes. 1. Have […]

Accepting Card Payments in 2018

Modern technology is proving more and more efficient in all aspects of our lives. The way we accept and make payments for goods and services is certainly no exception. Hundreds of billions of pounds are being transacted every year, exclusively through credit and debit card purchases in the United Kingdom; and we’re making the pounds […]

How Will EU’s Card Surcharge Ban Affect UK Small Businesses

Card payments are overtaking cash payments in the UK with card and contactless payments proving more popular than cash this year, making up 54% of total spending in 2016. The Payment Services Directive, called PSD2, coming into force by 2018, has made it illegal for businesses to charge extra for using a debit or credit […]

How SmartTrade App Coined “APOS”

If you’ve read some of our previous blogs, you may have caught wind of something we released in January, 2017, called “6 Reasons for why you need APOS.” What is obvious from the post is that APOS (Application Point Of Sale) has certainly become something real, but what you may not know is that before […]

Businesses Lose Out by Not Accepting Card Payments

A recent article from the Telegraph’s Business segment has revealed some worrying numbers for small business owners across the UK. As many as 44% of SMEs across the nation believe they are not losing out on any revenue by not accepting card payments. Let’s just think about what this number stands for. This means more than […]

What is aPOS – Application Point of Sale?

Application Point of Sale (aPOS) is defined as a software or application which performs the same functions as that of a physical cash register or traditional Point of Sale (POS). aPOS differs from Mobile Points of Sale (mPOS) in that it does not require any additional hardware such as a card reader in order to […]