American Express Open Forum discusses three services that let small business owners accept credit card payments using an iPhone. This suggests the possibility of replacing the clunky Point-of-Sale devices with a sleek device like the newly released Apple iPad. Fast Company has a related story.

A great innovation for the small business owners – particularly for merchants who sell in exhibitions, tradeshows and farmer’s markets, and for home service providers like movers and maid services.

Accept payments via the iPhone

The three services reviewed are –

  1. SquareUp
  2. PAYware Mobile
  3. Mophie marketplace intelligent case

Updated on May 2, 2010: You can read my new blog post on using the iPad as a POS device here.

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