Accepting credit card payments is a proven way to increase sales and grow your business. However, it may seem like there is a lot of equipment you need in order to accept credit card payments from your customers. This not always the case as all you need is a telephone.
A telephone credit card processing account allows your business the convenience of accepting credit cards and all you need is a telephone. Once the account is set up you will be given a voice authorization phone number to call when you need to accept a credit card payment. When calling all you need to do is provide the credit card number, expiration date, billing zip code and the three digit code on the back of the card. Once that information is provided you will be given an authorization code that the credit card has been accepted. That’s it. A simple solution to accepting credit cards without the need for expensive equipment.
Another benefit about setting up a telephone credit card processing account is that you can expand the account as your business grows. You can add processing through a smart phone which gives your business the ability to capture customer signatures at the sale. You can also add a virtual terminal which gives your business access to a terminal at the office for instances when your customers call in to order products or service.
There are many conveniences to adding a telephone credit card processing account and very little expense. By making it easier for your customers pay, you are expanding your reach and are creating the infrastructure necessary to grow your company.