Square Virtual Terminal vs Stripe

Starting Price

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Best For

From a one-person shop just starting out, to an enterprise scaling their operations, Square works for every type of business.

Any business that wants to accept payments online.

Ideal number of Users

1 - 499

1 - 1000+

Rating


4.7 / 5
(944)
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4.7 / 5
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Ease of Use


4.7 / 5


  • "We love this software because of it's ease of use and the ability to use it anywhere. All that is needed is a smart phone."

  • "I cannot believe the ease of use and reliability of square. Perfect for a small business and on the go entrepreneur."


4.5 / 5


  • "It works well in both cases. It is easy to set up, has an easy to use dashboard, and some great integrations with popular CMS's."

  • "It is fun and easy to use and integrate. Also you can use any language you want."

Customer Support


4.4 / 5


  • "They have excellent customer service (always helpful), but I rarely have had to call them. The product has literally no bugs."

  • "Square provides a great way to process credit card sales for our non-profit community theater. It is low cost and easy to use."


4.3 / 5


  • "Stripe's ease of integration into a custom app is great. They have good documentation and community support."

  • "Their support staff is excellent and they are a great company to work with."

Features & Functionality


4.6 / 5


  • "The app is easy to use, the hardware fits right in your pocket. It's affordable, clear to use, has a clean interface and is very quick to use."

  • "I was able to customize product offerings and purchase amounts quickly and seamlessly. My customers and volunteers were happy."


4.5 / 5


  • "STRIPE has been a solid, reliable payment service for us. The value is outstanding and the UI is good."

  • "The back office is easy to navigate and gives you great reporting down to the hour a sale was made and whether it was a new or repeat customer."

Value for Money


4.5 / 5


  • "Super easy to use, funds are available quickly. Reasonably priced, great option for my for small wedding photography business."

  • "The ease of downloading reports for tax purposes is also nice. Transferring money to you bank account is also easy to do and transfer quick."


4.5 / 5


  • "They provide beautiful components that are easy to integrate, have clear pricing, the documentation is outstanding - what's more to wish for."

  • "There was a bit of a learning curve but I love that I can create subscription payments for clients and its included in the services provided."

Product Features

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  • ACH Check Transactions
  • Bitcoin Compatible
  • Debit Card Support
  • Gift Card Management
  • Mobile Payments
  • Online Payments
  • Payment Processing Services Integration
  • POS Transactions
  • Receipt Printing
  • Recurring Billing
  • Signature Capture

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Platform

Web/Installed

Mobile

Web/Installed

Mobile

Support

  • 24/7 (Live Rep)
  • Business Hours
  • Online
  • 24/7 (Live Rep)
  • Business Hours
  • Online

Training

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  • close Live Online
  • close Webinars
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