Square Cash is a good service for artists by artdecade

There's this service called square cash.

https://square.com/cash

You know what's cool about it is that it just transfers money between two people's bank accounts without some weird middle man that charges you fees or imposes rules on how or what you spend your own fucking money on (cough ahem paypal). They also can't just take your money from you or lock your account and prevent you accessing your own fucking money (ahem PAYPAL cough). You also don't even have to sign up because it is basically an online point of sale like any dang old cash register at the store. The only drawback is that right now they only operate in the US.

Artists, especially those doing adult works, should consider using this service if they can!

Square Cash is a good service for artists

artdecade

21 January 2014 at 16:14:32 MST

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    Oh dang, gonna look into that stuff myself.

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    Another cool thing for artists is that they offer a service where you can scan credit or debit cards via smartphone or tablet and receive payment at conventions.

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      yes! i forgot all about that because i haven't used it, but i remember my old barber used their service. they send a receipt to your email and everything. LOVE IT

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        Yup! We use it a lot for Art Student Union fundraisers here. I've seen a few people at conventions using them, too. If I recall correctly, you can download the app and request the card reader for free.

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    Fffft, I felt like a bubble of excitement was building inside me until I reached the 'only operates in the USA' part and it popped. xD

    It looks like a really neat service, tho, I'll let my abroad friends know. Thanks for the tip ^^

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      i KNOW it! i really hope they expand their service soon

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      ^ This

      I was so eager to get people to use this, but oh well.
      I also foresee a lot of complications if they decide to go international.

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    I remember Cooner talking about this a while back and my interest was peaked then, and it still is. Going to need to keep an eye out! Hopefully it'll become a world-wide service because I get alot of commissioners from Canada and UK as well as US. We'll see! Thanks for plugging this as well AD!

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      REALLY hope they expand soon bc yeah international bank transfers usually have fees and take like a week

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    noted!

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    I need to call them, because for some reason they don't believe I'm a person. To be fair, this a common mistake.

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      wierd! i haven't had any problems with them but yeah i'm sure they've shat the bed before

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        I don't think it's there fault, it's just an odd problem I have and was trying to phrase it in a funny way.

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      Of course you're not a person, you're a badger!

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    ooo

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    Way cool, thanks for sharing :3

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    Thank you for pointing this out.

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    Just payed my roommate back with this, hot damn is it easy to use.

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    Well this looks like it's worth checking out. =O

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    If you're using Hola Unblocker, Can you use an American Proxy?

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      no idea tbh. i would say no bc it just goes through real banks, you have to input bank card and zip code

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    Thanks for spreading the word, I'm so gonna get on that.

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    Oh gosh. One of the reasons I was scared of offering commissions was figuring paypal out. This is literally a hundred times more user-friendly!

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    thanks for the awareness-give <3

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    first person to make a "square cash pants" mark

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      i will blOCK YOU SO FAST

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        are you wearing a viking helmet?

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    Oh shit this is for real o: A little digging and it WORKS!!! Oh my god magic MAGIC IN MY EYES @o@*

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      it really is great!!

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    Its just about as good as a paypal bussiness acoount

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    I've used Square Cash a couple of times, and its awesome!!

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      i really couldn't believe how easy and fast it was, like it was so easy i thought i was doing something wrong hahah

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        Yeah, I feel that.

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    Oh dang dude, I love this. I think I'll def have it as an option for my future commissions. THANKS!

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      it's especially great for ppl like me who are banned from paypal! lol

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    I really should look into using this some time. The swipe things are really neat, but even just how their online transactions work would be really helpful. Thanks for reminding me this exists! :)

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      it's really is so convenient for online stuff. i really hope they expand soon!

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    I'm not too fond of the fact that you can't use credit cards to pay.

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      yeah it's debit only, i didn't think of that i guess cuz i don't use credit cards!

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        Google Wallet does both, and just makes the sender pay the 3% CC processing fee if they fill their balance from their credit card. I kind of like that solution a bit better.

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          yeah that's good, they don't allow you to sell adult material though

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            I'm not actually seeing that restriction in Wallet's terms of service. I'd be interested to read up on exactly what is and isn't allowed. Do you have a link?

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    this...is seriously interesting. Im gonna have to seriously look into this ! thank you so much for the heads up!

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    Baww wish I could use it :<

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      i wonder if it works within canada but not between us and canada? either way, yeah, rly hope they expand

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    Time to sign up for Square Cash and then get commissioned to make some Porn Music. Awwwwwww yeeeeeeeeaahhh.

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    UGHHh YES GoOD im so tired of paypal taking a shitton of my money holy crap

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    Thanks so much for the heads up! I'll be using this when possible!

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    "The only drawback is that right now they only operate in the US."
    :<

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    Too bad I'm Canadian, otherwise I'd be interested :/

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    thanks for the tip!