The Covid-19 pandemic changed a lot about how we exist in the world. For example, the use of face masks is now standard around the world and is likely to continue long after the pandemic dies down, as is the incessant use of hand sanitizer and surface disinfection.
3 Ways to Make Your Business Contactless
The Covid-19 pandemic changed a lot about how we exist in the world. For
example, the use of face masks is now standard around the world and is likely to
continue long after the pandemic dies down, as is the incessant use of hand
sanitizer and surface disinfection. It’s also likely that we’ll adopt the now
favorable ‘stay at home when sick’ mantra, and the rise of contactless payments.
Paying for goods and services by tapping the plastic isn’t a new concept, but it has
certainly been thrust into the mainstream as the need to maintain social
distancing overtook daily life. Prior to the pandemic, whilst lots of businesses
allowed customers to pay contactless or by chip and PIN, a lot of them still
adopted a card service charge, and many smaller retailers didn’t offer card
payments at all.
Following the pandemic, a lot of card charges have been dropped and most
businesses now allow a contactless method of payment. There’s seldom a
scenario where you can’t introduce a contactless form of payment for business
exchanges. If you’re wondering how you can make contact-free or card payments
work for all aspects of your business moving forwards, keep reading.
The first way you can make your business exchanges contactless is to make sure
you have a website. In 2021, having an online presence might seem like the first
step setting up a business, but you’d be surprised at the number of businesses
that assume a website won’t benefit them or can’t work for them.
There’s almost no business that a website won’t work for, and if you’ve got a
product or a service to sell, there’s absolutely no reason why you can’t do it
online. The only exception is if a service is bespoke and priced accordingly, but
even then, a customized invoice service can be created following a conversation
with your website development team or company.
Whether you’re selling manufacturing goods that will be shipped out or if you’re
providing an in-salon beauty service, your mon