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Review: Square Contactless and Chip Reader

When you own a Silhouette or Cricut small business, you will need to collect payments. I’ve been using Square’s Contactless and Chip Reader for about 6 months. I’ve now used it enough times that I feel comfortable sharing a review of it. If you aren’t familiar with EMV cards (commonly called chip cards), you can …

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10 Facts About EMV Credit Cards in Your Silhouette Business

The USA is finally catching up to the worldwide standard of using “chip” credit cards that have been used in the rest of the world for years. Today, I’m giving you facts about EMV cards, the switch from non-EMV credit cards to EMV credit cards, and how it affects your Silhouette business. 10 Facts About …

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Tutorial: How to Send a Paypal Invoice

Yesterday, I compared credit card readers to help you decide which credit card reader worked best of your small business. But, how can you accept payments from customers that are not ordering through an online marketplace and they are not local? Besides having the customer mail you a check, you can also use online invoicing. …

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How to Accept Payments for Your Handmade Products – Selling in Person

If you plan on selling your handmade items, you’ll need to be able to accept payments. When selling through an online marketplace (like Etsy or Artfire), the marketplace collects the payment from the customer on your behalf. The marketplace then takes a portion of the sale (their processing fees) and deposits the rest into your …

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