We often get asked about selling at art fairs and how to take credit card payments.
There are several options out there to choose from.
Please do your own research so you know what all the options are and can decide what works best for you and your needs.
The two we hear about most are
The most popular of the two is Square POS. One of our tech support reps uses Square.
How to set up Square
Square will send you a free Square magstripe reader allowing you to swipe credit cards from anywhere using your mobile device.
You can also get their newest reader to take chip cards and NFC payments or slip an iPad into Square Stand to make a countertop point of sale.
Current fees are:
No signal, no problem: Swipe payments without a connection in Offline Mode and pay the usual 2.75% per swipe.
How to use Square
Once you receive your Square reader in the mail, we recommend practicing a few times at home before you go to your art show. You can use one of your credit cards or debit cards and charge just $1.00.
That's it! You can view your transactions daily under Transactions in the app.
If you have additional questions please contact Square for support for their product.
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