Clover’s Point of Sale (POS) system systems combine the power of processing payments along your company’s most important aspects. If you don’t already have a POS system doing the heavy lifting for you, it’s probably time you implemented one into your business. Using a Clover Card Reader, you can process payments from any piece of hardware. For that, you’ll need a merchant account provided by Payline, combined with and Clover’s hardware and software.
What Is Clover and How Can It Help Your Business?
Clover is a retail point of sale system that combines hardware and software used for credit card processing. Hardware options with Clover include Clover Go, Clover Mini, Clover Flex, and the Clover Station. It’s software can help with online ordering, curbside pickup, and mobile payments, making contactless payments is straightforward and painless. You’ll also be able to create digital gift cards and customize them with your own logo.
Clover helps you run your business from virtually anywhere, giving you the power to monitor sales, provide refunds, and track customer spending habits in real-time from any device. You can even export reports for taxes, payroll, and accounting and automatically apply service or delivery charges.
Point of Sale systems combine the power of processing payments along your company’s most important aspects. If you don’t already have a POS system doing the heavy lifting for you, it’s probably time you implemented one into your business. For that, you’ll need a merchant account provided by Payline, combined with and Clover’s hardware and software.
Clover Card Reader’s Key Features
Some of the key features you can expect with Clover include:
- Inventory management
- Loyalty programs
- Employee management
- Credit card processing
Clover Merchant Inventory Management
Inventory management is another feature that makes it easier to run your business. The Clover Dashboard allows you to to track the quantities you have left of your products, see which products are selling the most or the least, and make the right decisions on how to optimize your customer’s demands. After analyzing your business’s data, will be able to strategically adjust your supply based upon the trends you are seeing.
Customer Management and Loyalty Programs
With Clover, you’ll be able to make things a lot easier for your customers by offering things like digital receipts and one-touch tipping. Processing returns and exchanges is a breeze with Clover’s POS system.
Clover can also help you grow your customer base by allowing you to get to know them. Customers engaged with loyalty programs spend 60% more per transaction, purchase 90% more often, and are 5x more likely to choose that brand in the future. Clover makes it easy to reward your customers and keep them coming. You can also send custom promotions and marketing campaigns by email or text.
The Clover POS makes it easy to manage your whole staff and their schedules. You can even set individual employee permissions based on your team’s responsibilities and structure. Clover allows you to stay on top of register activity, giving you the ability to view your employees’ tips, sales, time cards, and refunds.
Credit Card Processing and Reporting
The Clover Merchant Dashboard can be used the minute you sign up (without the need for hardware) and allows you to set up your inventory, reports, and add employees to the database. Simply apply for a merchant account to start taking payments and you’re ready to go. Once you’re ready for the hardware (like the Clover Go), contact a sales rep and have the device shipped directly to your doorstep.
Clover Card Reader Integrations
Clover can do more than just process payments, however. It can connect to some of the best services around to help you run your business more efficiently. For example, it integrates with apps like QuickBooks, MailChimp, Yelp, and more.
Payline resells and integrates with Clover to offer Clover’s amazing software. So if you want all of the great features just discussed while saving money per transaction, partnering with Payline might just be one of the smartest moves you ever make for your business.
Other Features with Clover’s Card Reader
Other notable features you might want, depending on the type of business you’re running include:
- Order Kiosks – Lets customers order and pay directly on a Clover device
- Menufy – Allows you to create a free, branded eCommerce site for your restaurant
- Gusto – Helps you manage payroll, benefits, and HR
- Commissions – Allows you to easily create commission structures and run reports for all of your employees
Do you know the difference between flat rate versus interchange-plus pricing? If not, you could be overpaying for each transaction you process. Fortune 100 companies all work on an interchange model when it comes to processing their credit card payment becuase you would rather pay the true cost of something as opposed to an erroneous flat rate. Watch this video and learn more
With Payline’s transparent pricing and Clover’s robust hardware and software, you’ll get the lowest price per transaction no matter what cards your customers are using. The best part? You won’t pay additional fees and there are no long-term contracts to think about. You’ll also get a dedicated account manager when you sign up to help you navigate the system. Payline works with you to get you the pricing solution that works specifically for your business.
Getting a Clover merchant account can help you take your business to the next level. Step your game up for the New Year with new technology that can help you manage your business better and keep your customers happier no matter how they shop with your business (i.e., mobile ordering, curbside pickup, online ordering, etc.). Give yourself the peace of mind you need to manage and grow your business with ease by partnering with Payline and Clover to help solve some of your business’ most common problems.