Credit card payments used to be the domain of established businesses. Only companies with a road record and some very serious history could apply for and set up the required “merchant account” to collect credit card payments.
PayPal and other online payment systems democratized that to a certain extent, but it did not really allow for the remote and mobile collection of credit card payments.
Square has stepped into that void big time. A sqaure account lets you collect payments on credit card anywhere you have a mobility connection, using your SmartPhone or Tablet.
This video is a quick overview of the entire Square system!