Pokémon Go

If you are like most people you have seen all the hype about this game.  Most will agree that they have witnessed people walking around trying to catch critters or have even attempted to play the game themselves.  If you don’t know much about Pokémon Go, according to Wikipedia, it is a free-to-play, location-based augmented reality game developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices.  It was initially released in selected countries in July 2016.  In the game, players use a mobile device’s GPS capability to locate, capture, battle, and train virtual creatures, called Pokémon, who appear on the screen as if they were in the same real-world location as the player.  The game supports in-app purchases for additional in-game items.

So I know what you are thinking, what does Pokémon Go have to do with the mobile payments?

It’s simple- Pokémon Go out of nowhere exploded and is now one of the top trends being used with a smartphone.  Mobile payments have not been meeting the expectations that researchers thought they would.  Many merchants are not convinced that mobile payments are needed, but now everything has changed thanks to Pokémon Go.  Pokémon Go is proof that something which is non-existent one day can take off dramatically the next.  It would be smart for merchants to embrace mobile payments, it is believed that they are going to start taking off and not stopping.

While the mobile payments trend has had a slow start, it is believed that is all about to change.  The increased use of mobile devices shows that it’s only a matter of time before they begin to start gaining ground.  Consumers are embracing the handiness of their smartphones.  Being prepared for the future of mobile payments is vital for every business, are you?

Mobile payments equal convenience

They provide a quick and secure process to complete transactions.  Mobile payments can increase your sales as well as tracking your inventory.  If you are not already set up for mobile payments, Targeted Merchant Solutionsis here to assist you.  We have the best, top-of-the line devices for the needs of your business.  Targeted Merchant Solutions has a well trained staff ready to answer any of your questions.  We treat each merchant as an individual and will help figure out specifically what your business needs to ensure you are operating at your full potential.  Don’t let your competition get one step ahead of you.  Make sure you are prepared for whatever the future in the payments industry holds.  So don’t wait, give us a call today and get your business ready for this ever-changing world.

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