Businesses looking for a reliable and fast point-of-sale (POS) system can turn to Square for help. With this POS application, iOS and Android devices are enabled to take payments. Implementation can also be done either on-the-go or on the counter. Businesses that decide to use Square get free downloadble software and a magstripe reader that allows them to accept debit and credit card payments. Other features businesses get include an item management platform and a real-time sales and inventory tracker.
Square makes everything easier both for the business and its customers. Items and categories can be dragged and dropped, and business can also showcase their most popular items by customizing their items grid. Meanwhile, customers have the option to either get printed receipts or digital ones. Customers are also empowered to pay when it’s convenient or split a tab by cards, thanks to Square’s open tickets and split tender feature.
Inventory management is easy with Square, as it allows businesses to easily change item details in real time, whether it’s the price, name, or quantity. Employee management is also made easy, as managers can control access to data with employee passcodes. Square also helps to keep track on employee sales and refunds. Commission and tip reconciliation are also streamlined, as Square links every transaction to an employee. Finally, employees can also clock in and out with Square.
With one Square account, business owners can handle multiple locations. With Square Dashboard, menus, employee timecards, and prices for different locations can be edited, wherever the business owner may be. Business owners can also easily measure their businesses’ financial performance, thanks to the revenue-per-labor-hour reports that Square’s reporting function generates. Reports can also be filtered by employee, location, or POS device.
Businesses are charged a certain percentage for every customer’s payment via mobile device or credit card, in the table, smartphone, or POS terminal equipped with the Square magstripe reader or Square contactless reader, because the software is transaction-based.
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Main features of Square are:
Discounts and refunds
Invoice sending and tracking
Real-time sales data and history
Reporting and analytics
Compatible with POS hardware
Integrated payment processing
Pay, tip, and sign right on your device
Square main benefits are its stable functionalities, vendor reliability and mobile support. Details of the benefits are presented below:
Simple and Powerful
Getting started on Square involves simply downloading the free app and installing it on a device. Square’s drag and drop functionality make it easy to organize and move products, items, and categories. Creating, saving, and adding to order is also made easy, thanks to Square’s ticket management feature. Square’s user-friendliness makes it easy for businesses to implement it as soon as it is installed.
Square enables businesses to accept payments using Apple and Android tablets and smartphones, allowing them to engage in quick and paperless transactions. Businesses do not need to worry about their records as Square digital receipts are stored automatically. Other things Square automates include inventory management and sales reporting.
Business owners can also be confident in making business decisions with Square, as the software uses analytics and reports to generate feedback and insights necessary in intelligent decision-making.
Manage Inventory Anywhere
Wherever a business owner may be, they can easily manage their inventory using the free Square Dashboard. Other things business owners are empowered to do include bulk updating of inventory quantities, quick importation of products with CSV spreadsheets, downloading current inventory reports, and receiving a daily stock alert email
Easy Email Marketing
Customer relationships can also be enriched and improved by Square. The software allows business owners to send automated email campaigns, whether to welcome new customers or to promote birthday offers. Businesses can also use Square to create customer profiles at the point of sale so they can grow their directory. Customizable email templates and a distribution list are also available, so email campaigns can be sent out in a matter of minutes.
Square Connect API lets business owners to create apps and solutions that are tailored for their needs. Square POS also has no problem integrating with a number of other applications, whether they are for accounting, inventory, employee management, or booking and scheduling.
24/7 Support Center
Any problems business encounter with Square can be easily resolved with a simple phone call or email. Square’s support center is also open 24/7, and features FAQs, guides, tips, articles, and videos. A thriving seller community also exists to answer any questions
Customer Support Types
The following Square integrations are currently offered by the vendor:
Square for Magento
Davo Sales Tax
Intuit QuickBooks Online
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Square pricing is available in the following plans:
$60/location per month and 2.5% charge plus $.10 per tap, dip, or swipe.