Have you ever run into a situation where a customer gets all their items scanned then realizes they’ve forgotten their card? We’ve seen it time and time again where small businesses have their PayPal link or Venmo code at the register. This creates a problem of collecting payments outside of your POS system. That could lead to accounting problems if you forget to reconcile your books.
If your business operates in the field or takes appointments, you can use the Request function to take deposits or limit your staff’s interaction with credit cards by sending all payment requests and invoices by text or email.
Requestz by Sky is a “bolt-on” component built inside Sky’s Operationz Suite , which makes it EZ to request payment from your customers. All you need is an email or mobile number. Your customer can pay by clicking the link and using a stored payment method in their cell phone. This feature allows you to keep all of your transactions in one place and is 100% free to use. Let’s look at how businesses can utilize this feature.
The scenario listed in our introduction pretty much sets the scene. Customer forgets card, can’t pay, your retail store loses a sale. Inside Sky’s Cloud POS, it is simple to switch from a credit card transaction to requesting a payment right in the checkout screen. Your customer receives the link instantly allowing them to pay with a credit card stored in their phone.
Most rental property owners are collecting their rent payments via some form of request, whether it be PayPal or Venmo. Therefore, Requestz by Sky is the perfect solution for this industry. Property managers using Sky’s Operationz Suite have the ability to store their renters info, keep a card on file and set up recurring payments with Subscriptionz. However, most property managers know that collecting rent payments isn’t always a science, including the due date. Requestz allows property managers to request payment ahead of the due date allowing renters the flexibility to pay at their convenience rather than a recurring date.
The list of service businesses that can utilize Requestz by Sky is almost endless. Lawn care services can send a request for their weekly mow and trim. Musicians can send a request for payment from their students for lessons or a venue to pay for an upcoming performance. Catering Services can request down payment for events such weddings, private parties and special events. If you provide a service, you can request a payment.
So, if you’re a medium-sized business looking for an alternative to PayPal or Venmo that integrates into your Cloud POS, look no further than Requestz by SKY Systemz. Our Operationz & Business Management Suites of software is versatile and can handle all of your products, services, inventory, and merchant preferences. Not only do we provide the most versatile software available on the market, but we also offer “Pass the Fee" built right into your dashboard. Passing the fee allows your customers to pay credit card processing fees, instead of cutting into your bottom line. While this is optional, almost half of Sky merchants utilize this feature. If passing the fee is not for you, we still offer the lowest rates in the industry. If you process at least $20k a month, we are willing to negotiate custom pricing.
And at Sky, we like to offer a 30 day challenge. Sign up for free with no contracts or commitments. If after 30 days you aren’t satisfied with our software, services or rates, you can simply let us know you’d like to discontinue services. No hard feelings, but we don’t think you’ll want to switch back! To get started, please fill out the request form below and a member of our team will contact you within the next 24 hours!