If there’s one thing that businesses like in their costs, it’s predictability. When there’s a bill to pay every month, it’s easier to plan around it when you know exactly what it’s going to be. Charges associated with accepting credit cards have always been variable: A heavier month costs more in processing fees than a slower one, and that’s just the way it is. Square, the mobile payments start-up founded by Twitter inventor Jack Dorsey, is aiming to address that. Thursday it announced that it is offering its small-business customers a flat monthly fee of $275 to accept payments. Read the full story at All Things D.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.