Anyone using "Paypal here" mobile payment device?

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  1. Neil nowdownunder

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    Hi all,

    Just seen the adverts on TV over here advertising "Paypal Here"


    Anyone using one of these for their business. I like the idea that you compell your customer to pay there and then on the spot. Would love to hear from anyone using one and what they think of it?

    Thanks.
     
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  2. Luke Barnard

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    I've got one of those. Great for the "av'nt got any cash on me" brigade but must remember to keep it charged :oops:
    Service charge is less than a regular paypal transaction aswell, bonus....
     
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  3. Jake

    Jake Grand Master
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    I use the izettle card reader, been pretty good!
     
  4. Gav

    Gav Grand Master
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    Seen these advertised all over the net and wondered how customers would take to it. As in trust it. Most of us these days are suspicious of where we put our cards..No dirty jokes needed lol.
    If you were not aware of this thing for instance do you have many customers who are a bit wary of using it?
     
  5. Alien Human

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    I just use PayPal Here app - no need to fork out on a reader.

    Mainly use this for providing receipts - highly recommend it :)
     
  6. Luke Barnard

    Luke Barnard Active Member
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    Thats part of the reason I chose Paypal over the others because its a name most people know...not had anyone directly say they didn't trust it but a few people have said things like "oh no I prefer to pay bills by bank transfere".
    Its not the be all and end all but does give you another tool in the arsenal of ways to part people from their money.
     
  7. Gav

    Gav Grand Master
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    Indeed and must make life easier for those "not got any cash today" people. If I were still cleaning I am sure I would be using one.
     
  8. Luke Barnard

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    ...or moreover removes another excuse that customers use not to pay you.
     
  9. Hinty

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    I used to use iZettle until received email saying that they were stopping me using it due to money laundering legislation!
    Went out next day and got a Paypal Here.
    MUCH better - custies recognise the name & trust Paypal.
    Once a customer tries it - they use it every time.
    Luke said about keeping it charged - you can check the device battery power on your phone/tablet to help.
    Dave
     
  10. Luke Barnard

    Luke Barnard Active Member
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    Thats rights plus the lights on the pin display show you charge when you first switch it on.
    The problem I had was if you don't turn it off properly (hold the power button for about half an hour) it stays on standby and runs out of juice in the glovebox!
     
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