Modern business has some unique challenges. More than likely, you’re juggling multiple income streams through in-store and online sales, and when you’re considering different technologies that can help streamline your revenue streams, you have to worry about things like data security and hidden fees.
We’ve written before about how great Clover’s point of sale systems are. The many hardware choices allow great versatility, while the endless array of apps allows perfect customization of your system. In a time of increased online shopping, while we’re being encouraged to maintain social distance from one another, setting up online payments for your store is more important than ever, which means it’s time to consider Clover’s Virtual Terminal.
Take a look at the four things we think you should know about Virtual Terminal.
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1. Accept payments online
The Virtual Terminal is accessible online from any device, which makes it an incredibly convenient system for accepting payment. Not only can you accept payment on your Clover POS system, but also from your phone, PC, or tablet. It acts like your physical system, allowing you to accept payments, issue refunds, and send receipts. Being able to take payments from anywhere, at any time is especially important at the moment while much of the world is still locked-down. If you’d like to learn more about how this system works, Clover has written about how Virtual Terminal can help during this time of increased online shopping.
2. Keep data safe and secure
When you’re handling client’s financial data, you need to maintain high-level security on your systems. Clover’s Virtual Terminal is completely compliant with payment card industry (PCI) standards. End-to-end encryption on all transactions means your customers can be confident that their data is secure, and it also protects against fraud with both address verification service (AVS) and card verification value (CVV). Alongside this security, you can store regular customers’ information for faster processing, all to the same high-security standards. Being able to trust your system is so important, which is why we believe the Clover system is among the best.
3. Hassle-free billing
Using Virtual Terminal is easy and hassle-free. There are no extra monthly fees to worry about, so you can collect all those extra sales without worrying about the trade-off! Transactions are charged at the keyed-in rate. Being able to expand your business into the online space not only helps increase sales but also helps you gain market share and get an edge over your competitors. Being w0rry-free is at the heart of the Clover ethos. All of its systems are designed to be customized to suit your particular circumstances, including an extensive third-party app market, so you can spend less time ordering inventory and more time doing what you love.
4. Virtual Terminal is pre-loaded
When you’re looking to expand into the online retail space, simplicity and ease of use are extremely important for removing barriers to entry. The Virtual Terminal has been designed with this in mind. If you’re already a Clover customer, just log in to your web dashboard to get set up. You’ll be able to start processing online payments straight away, from any device with a web connection. Additionally, Virtual Terminal integrates with your existing setup, so all your perfectly configured hardware and apps are linked and your system can take payments online, in person, and from anywhere you’re able to take your Clover Go.
If you’re already using Clover hardware, what are you waiting for! Get started with Virtual Terminal today to make sure you never miss a sale. If you’re not yet a Clover customer and are interested in taking advantage of the myriad options available from the service, please get in touch. We’d love to help get you set up with your own personalized Clover system. Not only do we stock Clover products, but we also take care of all after-market support, so you can be sure of high-quality American customer service.
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