Many small businesses that work in non-traditional means have been forced to get creative when it comes to accepting payments. For example, attendance at farmers markets and craft fairs can be a great way for some companies to get their name out and connect with their customers. However, traditionally it can be challenging to accept payments other than cash when making sales in a parking lot surrounded by other small businesses.
This has changed in recent years thanks to the boom of mobile technology and third party payment applications. In a recent column for GeekWire, Taylor Soper profiled taxi drivers and how the industry has embraced mobile devices for payments.
In the piece, Soper talks about a two week stay he had in Seattle where, to his surprise, nearly every cab he was … more