Taking Credit Card Payments on Smartphones with Kudos – YMM #12

Here’s the second interview I did with Greg Gazin on productivity boosting gadgets. It’s on a device called the Kudos. It’s a way to take credit card payments on smartphones for your business, charity, or organization using your smart phone.

The new way to take credit card payments on smartphones

There are already other options out there, but they usually require you to manually type in the numbers, or force you to carry a big clunky terminal. That’s a huge pain, especially if you’re on planes and trying to travel light.

Kudos is a tiny device that fits in the palm of your hand. You just clip it into the headphone jack of your smart phone or tablet device so you can “swipe” cards.

I can see it speeding up payments for what I do and, if you also run a business that takes payments “on the road,” this is something you might want to check out.

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how to take credit card payments on smartphonesThe cost is these units seems very reasonable to me, because there’s no monthly fee if you don’t use it, and because it travels so well.

$99 to buy the terminal

Canada: $0.20 per transaction + 2.9%

US: $0.20 per transaction + 2.7%

Links mentioned in the video:

Kudos in Canada: KudosPayments.ca

Kudos in the US: KudosPayments.com

Greg’s in-depth article on Kudos

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P.S. This is just a review. I”m not making any money from it… but if Kudos wanted to send me a free unit, I wouldn’t turn it down. :)

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