Flint adds new features to swipe-free payments app

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Flint Mobile has announced the addition of invoicing, online payment acceptance and other new customer management tools to the Android version of its no-card-reader mobile payment app.

With these upgrades, merchants using Android devices can use one simple app for many transactions, whether they need to accept cash, check or credit cards on the spot or quickly invoice customers to get paid online.

Major new capabilities include:

  1. Easy invoicing with integrated payments – Merchants can now create and send invoices or bills to customers via email. Customers click a link in the email to pay online from their mobile phone, tablet or computer.
  2. Cash or check payments – Merchants can now use Flint to manage cash and check transactions including sending custom e-receipts
  3. Multiple item support – The app can now handle multi-item transactions, merchants can also add custom payment amounts and apply discounts to transactions.
  4. Faster transactions and scanning – The transaction flow has been streamlined and simplified and card scanning has been improved.

“Merchants who operate in a mobile environment can now run many aspects of their business from the palm of their hand,” said Flint co-founder and CEO Greg Goldfarb. “We’ve seen very strong adoption of mobile invoicing with online bill payment from many of the same users who take credit cards directly through the app. Many service oriented businesses need to have both capabilities.”

“I see clients in their homes every week and many of them want to pay by credit card. That was impractical before I started using Flint,” said Jimmy Terrell, owner of Terrell Heating and Air, Inc. based in Atlanta, GA.  “Being able to take card payments without extra hardware, send custom receipts and now use the same app for invoicing saves time and makes it much easier to manage my business – all with just my Android phone.”

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