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6 Technology Trends That Will Change How You Work in 2010

Max Klausner | SmallBizLink

January 14, 2010

Mobile Payment Processing

Forget expensive wireless credit card terminals. Squareup, a new startup by the creator of a little site called Twitter, will turn your smartphone into a payment processor with no monthly fees or hidden costs. Text and email customer receipts while effortlessly managing all the money you take with an intuitive interface. How does it work? Check out this video demo.


The Big Deal:
This has the potential to change how money is exchanged forever. Become a mobile commerce machine and start accepting payments anywhere.

Stop getting ripped off: Escaping the cryptic fees of credit cards will be a welcome development for all business owners.

The end of paper receipts: Emailing receipts to customers, as Apple already does, could be the first step in ridding the world of traditional receipts.