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Businesses Lose Out by Not Accepting Card Payments

Kent Vorland,  October 2, 2017

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 […]

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What is aPOS – Application Point of Sale?

Kent Vorland,  October 2, 2017

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 […]

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SmartTrade App for Charities – A Look at Hope4Havering

Kent Vorland,  September 8, 2017

SmartTrade App was originally meant to be a flexible payment solution for tradesmen. We were set on bettering the lives of small business owners such as plumbers and electricians. However, much to our delight, we find new adaptations and areas of use for SmartTrade almost on a daily basis. One area we are thrilled to […]

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Accept Customer Card Payments at 1.49% With SmartTrade App’s New Referral Program

Kent Vorland,  September 7, 2017

Do you want to take card payments at a rate of 1.49% for as long as your business is trading? Now you can! Our brand new referral program makes it super simple for you to invite others who may benefit from SmartTrade App. You will be rewarded 30 days with a 1.49% card rate for […]

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The SmartTraders Have Gone Live!

Kent Vorland,  September 1, 2017

Starting, running and expanding a business is hard. In fact it may often feel impossible when you hear all the jargon about software, channels and strategies you need to have in place to even put up a fight against your competitors. Just look at the following few examples:   Search Engine Optimization Directory Listings Domain […]

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How ‘Cash Only’ Can Be a Business Killer

James,  August 4, 2017

How a card payment app is better than ‘cash only’ There are many businesses who believe that by being ‘cash only’, they’re saving themselves money. But in reality, their stance against credit and debit cards could be hurting their business. By not embracing the rise of mobile payments and card payment apps, they’re losing out […]

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Why Credit and Debit Card Payments are Here to Stay

James,  July 25, 2017

Credit and debit cards aren’t going anywhere There’s been some talk lately that the humble credit and debit card are on the chopping block in favour of new payment methods, such as paying with your mobile phone. But according to the statistics, credit and debit card payments are only continuing to rise, and are the […]

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Get Paid on Time With a Card Payment App

James,  July 24, 2017

Card payment apps mean you get paid faster If you’re looking to get paid on time, it could be time to look at a card payment app. Small to medium businesses, especially traditional ones like the trades, rely on getting paid on time. But one of the biggest problems that many companies encounter is clients […]

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Build A Business With SmartTrade App

Kent Vorland,  July 6, 2017

We supply small businesses all over the UK with the ability to accept customer card payments through our mobile card reader application. However, that’s not all we do! We care about our merchants and interact with them every day to make sure we’ve done all we can in helping them run a successful business. In […]

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15 Secrets to Make Your Business Fly

Kent Vorland,  June 30, 2017

SmartTrade’s First Webinar is Here We’re very pleased and excited to announce that SmartTrade’s first official webinar is finally here. Not to mention, at the time of writing, we only have one seat left to fill, which is above and beyond what we expected for our first one. Because of this we can assure you […]

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Going Paperless With a Mobile Card Reader

James,  June 27, 2017

Why mobile card readers are increasingly important to your business When mobile card readers first came out, they were slow, cumbersome, and would often have connectivity issues. Some businesses were either put off by these issues, didn’t think a mobile card reader was something their business needed, or simply didn’t want to use the technology […]

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