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Square + Snapchat Integrations

Appy Pie Connect allows you to automate multiple workflows between Square and Snapchat

About Square

Square is the free point-of-sale app that lets you sell anywhere and any way your customers want to buy. You can run your business more safely with contactless and remote payments through the Point of Sale app.

About Snapchat

Snapchat is a popular messaging app that lets users exchange pictures and videos (called snaps) that are meant to disappear after they're viewed.

Snapchat Integrations
Connect Square + Snapchat in easier way

It's easy to connect Square + Snapchat without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

    Triggers
  • New Customer

    Triggers when a new customeer occurred.

  • New Transaction

    Triggers when a new transaction is processed.

  • New Campaign

    Triggers when a new campaign is created.

  • New Member

    Triggers when a new member is created.

    Actions
  • Create Customer

    Creates a customer.

  • Create Order

    Creates an order.

  • Create Campaign

    Creates a Campaign

  • Create Member

    Creates a member.

How Square & Snapchat Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Square as a trigger app and Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Authenticate Square with Appy Pie Connect.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Select Snapchat as an action app.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Pick desired action for the selected trigger.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Authenticate Snapchat with Appy Pie Connect.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of Square and Snapchat

Square?

Square is a mobile payment processing application launched by Jack Dorsey in 2010. It allows people to buy and sell products or services using their smart phones. Square’s card reader plugs into a smart phone’s audio jack, allowing a person to accept credit card payments from customers using the company’s free app. The Square Reader costs $10.00; however, people who sign up for Square’s “Square” program get it free.

Snapchat?

Snapchat is a social media application that was created by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown at Stanford University. In July 2012, it was released as an Android and iOS app. Users can send photos, videos, and messages to friends and family via the app; however, the messages disappear in 10 seconds or less depending on the recipient’s preferences.

Integration of Square and Snapchat

Snapchat has gained more popularity over the past few years due to its unanticipated popularity. On March 2, 2013, TechCrunch reported that Snapchat had been valued at $800 million after receiving a $110 million venture capital funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and General Catalyst Partners. In September 2013, Spiegel stated that he planned to launch a new version of Snapchat, known as SnapChat Discovery, which would feature content from major publishers such as BuzzFeed, CNN, and ESPN.[1] On April 9, 2013, Evan Speigel announced a redesign of Snapchat's messaging functionality known as Snapchat Stories. The new design allows users to send photos and videos that appear above friends' messages for 24 hours before they disappear.[2] In October 2013, Snapchat introduced a feature named "Discover" that allows users to view stories from publishers including National Geographic and Yahoo! News.[3] "Discover" also includes live stories from sources such as Vice and ESPN. The feature has been compared to Twitter's "Moments," though one analyst believes it could be a more effective way of delivering news.[3] In January 2014, Snapchat raised $50 million from Fidelity Investments at a valuation of between $15 billion and $19 billion.[4] In June 2014, Spiegel stated in a keynote speech at Facebook's f8 developer conference that he rejected an offer from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to buy Snapchat for $3 billion in cash and stock.[5] Later that month, Spiegel said that the new design would begin rpling out to users over the next few weeks.[6] However, it wasn't until October 2014 when the design started being rpled out to all users.[7] On August 4, 2015, Snapchat unveiled its first hardware product called Spectacles.[8][9][10] The glasses are capable of recording circular video clips that are playable within the Snapchat app. The product was released on November 10, 2016 in the United States for $130.[11][12][13][14][15]

Benefits of Integration of Square and Snapchat

  • Transaction fees – Square charges 2.75% per credit card transaction whereas Paypal charges 2.9% + .30 per transaction (however Paypal does not have any monthly fees. [16] Therefore Paypal charges 5 cents more per transaction than Square does b. Payment processing – Paypal offers a wide array of payment processing than Square does such as Paypal Checkout which helps websites accept payments online without having to redirect or re-enter any information [17] Additionally Paypal offers Paypal buttons which allows websites to integrate buttons where customers can pay with Paypal with just one click [18] c. Ease of use – Square is very easy to use since you only need your smart phone with you to accept credit card payments whereas Paypal has a desktop application that requires downloading but offers many more features than Square d. Features – Paypal has many features such as offering loans to small businesses which Square does not offer e. Customer service – Paypal provides 24/7 customer support whereas Square does not provide customer support f. Security – Paypal uses multiple layers of security measures such as 3D Secure for credit cards [19] g. International payments – Paypal offers international payments whereas Square does not h. Fraud protection – Paypal has fraud insurance whereas Square does not i. Overdraft protection – Paypal offers overdraft protection whereas Square does not j. Higher transaction fees - Square charges 2.75% per credit card transaction whereas Paypal charges 2.9% + .30 per transaction (however Paypal does not have any monthly fees. k. Both companies have plans that offer lower transaction fees l. Privacy – Paypal is able to keep customers private whereas Square is not able to do this m. Better website features – Paypal offers features such as website integrations whereas Square does not n. Lower processing fees – Paypal charges 2% + 30 cents per transaction whereas Square charges 2.75% per credit card transaction o. More protection for business owners – Paypal offers some protection for business owners whereas Square does not p. Faster transactions - Paypal accepts payments within minutes whereas Square takes up to 5 days q. Free money transfers - Paypal offers free money transfers whereas Square does not r. Representative account - Paypal offers representative accounts whereas Square does not s. Billing cycle – Paypal offers monthly billing cycles whereas Square only has weekly billing cycles t. Better customer service – Paypal offers 24/7 customer support whereas Square only offers customer support during certain hours on certain days u. Better security - Paypal has multiple layers of security measures such as 3D Secure for credit cards [19] v. Free invoices - Paypal offers free invoices whereas Square does not w. Accessibility - Paypal is accessible anywhere whereas Square cannot be accessed everywhere x. Compliance – Paypal is compliant with financial institutions whereas Square is not y. Mobile integration – Paypal is able to integrate with mobile devices whereas Square is not z. PayPal owns Braintree - Braintree was acquired by PayPal in December 2013 [20] aa. Acceptance of payments - Paypal accepts payments while Square does not bb. Low rates - PayPal charges 1% + .30 per transaction while Square charges 2% fee cc. Receipts - PayPal automatically generates receipts while Square does not dd. Fee schedule - PayPal has a fee schedule while no fee schedule exists for Square [21] ee. Risk management - PayPal uses risk management where they will limit maximum amount sent or received based on the risk level determined by their system [22] ff. Payment terms - PayPal restricts payments based on payment terms (i.e., wire transfers require 10 business days. [23] gg. Visa cards - PayPal does not accept Visa cards while various payment processors do [24] hh.(Personal use. I am more comfortable using PayPal because it is very familiar to me since I have used it for so long ii.(Business use. I am more comfortable using PayPal because I have used it in the past so I know how to use it jj.(Comparison of ease of use. I prefer PayPal because I am more familiar with it and I can easily navigate through its website compared to Square’s website kk.(Comparison of speed. I prefer PayPal because I can instantly order things from sites such as Amazon ll.(Comparison of features. I prefer PayPal because it provides me with many more features mm.(Comparison of security. I prefer PayPal because it provides better security than other payment processors nn.(Comparison of customer service. I prefer PayPal because it provides 24/7 customer service oo.(Comparison of privacy. I prefer PayPal because it provides more privacy than other payment processors pp.(Comparison of international payments. I prefer PayPal because it provides international payments qq.(Comparison of fraud protection. I prefer PayPal because it offers better fraud protection than other payment processors rr.(Comparison of higher transaction fees. I prefer PayPal because it has lower transaction fees ss.(Comparison of payment processing. I prefer PayPal because it offers many different ways to process payments tt.(Comparison of invoice system. I prefer PayPal because it offers invoices uu.(Comparison of international payments. I prefer PayPal because it offers international payments vv.(Comparison of fee schedule. I prefer PayPal because it has a fee schedule ww.(Comparison of risk management. I prefer PayPal because it uses risk management xx.(Comparison of representative accounts. I prefer PayPal because it offers representative accounts yy.(Comparison of billings cycle. I prefer PayPal because it has better billing cycle (monthly billing cycles instead of weekly billing cycles. zz.(Comparison of security. I prefer PayPal because it has multiple layers of security measures such as 3D Secure for credit cards
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