Of the Australian banks, are Westpac EFTPOS machines a good option for small businesses? It depends on sale volume and what you need.
Is cash only legal in Australia? Is it a good idea for merchants? We review statistics, laws, public perception and whether you should accept cards.
Stripe and Square may seem similar, but they have very different approaches to payments. How do their fees, features and service compare in Australia?
Wix Australia is a versatile ecommerce solution for those who want a visual website builder. What about pricing and payments? What do the plans include?
Shopify ecommerce grows with your business - and so do the fees. We've tested the platform and review its value-for-money for a small business.
How do eftpos payments (not EFTPOS machines) work? We explain the ins and outs of this ubiquitous payment network exclusive to the Australian market.
What's the best card reader in Australia: Square Reader or PayPal Here? Fees can get high and payouts inconvenient with the wrong deal.
Is PayPal Here the best card reader service in Australia? We discuss fees, eftpos acceptance, payouts, pros and cons of this well-known solution.
How do Square Readers work? Connected to the free POS app, it makes a secure EFTPOS terminal with many features. At the low cost, is it good enough?
Statistics show that Australians use tap & go more than other countries. What are the drivers & what have the contactless trends been recently?
Square ecommerce is a user-friendly website builder with integrated payments. It comes with free merchant tools and seriously useful features.
How are debit cards different from eftpos cards? Aren't they the same thing? Not quite. In plain language, we explain the key differences.
What's the law on minimum spends for EFTPOS transactions? We explain the rules and whether it's a good idea to enforce an amount on card payments.
What are the rules regarding surcharge fees in Australia? There are limits for how much merchants can charge for EFTPOS fees.
Previously called NAB Now, the NAB MPOS card reader accepts contactless and many other cards. Same-day settlement is good, but what about the price?
Pocket Pay is an app-based card reader with contractual lock-in and monthly fees. What's special about this compared to cheaper options in Australia?
CommBank's touchscreen POS terminal comes with a high monthly fee. Is it the right choice for card payments, or too fancy for a small business?
Emmy offers a compact payment terminal targeted at small businesses, with same-day settlement and round-the-clock customer support.
eWay Australia offers an attractive offering for tap, chip & swipe card payments via a mobile phone app. What's special and not-so-favourable about it?
The mobile payments landscape is changing and contactless payments are getting normal in Australia. What do the developments in 2014 tell?