Guide

So, you’ve talked the talk and walked the walk of starting a business. And quite honestly, it was no easy walk, but you did it anyway, and now you’re here. Your mission is to grow your small business.

You’re an official business owner wondering what it takes to get your hands on one of the mobile card machines everyone is raving about.

In this step-by-step guide, we’ll hold your hand to ensure that you’re are 100 percent ready to get started with iKhokha.

Before we get into too much detail, we’d like to say: Congratulations! It takes a lot to reach this point. So, from here onwards, we’d like to do the work of making business easier right from the onboarding process. Are you ready to go on this journey with us?

We heard a confident, “Yebo yes.”

Right, we’re going to live by Simon Sinek’s words and start with the why.

Why you should become an iKhokha merchant

We don’t want to beat around the bush. We exist to support any business owner who is starting, running, or aiming to grow their business. Especially considering that a business that lays its foundation on South African soil is empowering our country’s livelihoods and economic status. And as a born and bred South African business, we would know.

This means that when you become an iKhokha Merchant, you do more than simply purchase a card machine. You fuel a cycle of upliftment and empowerment.

We want to see you thrive

We’ll name a few ways we do that. First up, there are no rental fees. That means you buy the card machine once-off and it’s yours to keep, for life.

Not only that, but you get to tap into low transaction rates coupled with next-level support!

Now that’s a win for any person who feels scared of embarking on their business venture alone. You can be rest assured knowing that we will be there walking alongside you in your business journey.

Interested? Great, we love to hear that. Now, let’s talk about the card machines that you can buy to grow your small business.

Get a suitable card machine built to help you reach your goals

The Mover Pro

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The Mover Pro is made for business on-the-go. This pocket-size device is affordable for your pocket while adding money to your pocket.

Whether you’re a street vendor or a small corner shop owner, this lightweight, portable, and durable card machine is suited for any small business.

So how does it work? All you need to do is connect it to your smartphone, and you’re good to start accepting card payments and enjoy its smart features.

You can easily accept transactions with Tap & Go and send digital receipts; tap, swipe and insert from a wide range of credit and debit cards. And might we add, you can also sell prepaid products with iK Vend.

So, if you’re just starting your business and you need an affordable card machine that gets the job done hassle-free, the Mover Pro is the perfect mobile payment solution for you.

The Shaker Solo

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Onto the next one – our best seller card machine! Say hello to the Shaker Solo. As we like to call it, the Solo is made to meet the demands of high-volume businesses. If efficiency is what you’re looking for in your business, the Shaker Solo transacts at lightning-fast speeds, offers reliable performance and has a built-in printer, making it the perfect device for you.

Even better, it’s our only standalone device which means you don’t need to connect it to your smartphone to transact.

Living in South Africa, we’re often hit with the unexpected (yet anticipated) load shedding. With the Shaker Solo, you can rely on its all-day battery life and a built-in 3G SIM card to keep you trading when the WiFi drops or the power goes out.

Ordering your iKhokha card machine

Here’s all you need to know when it comes to ordering that sleek, fast, and reliable card machine to give your customers what they want – secure and easy card payments.

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The following are ordering options available for you to use:

Order online and we’ll deliver it where you are

Get business ready and order a card machine at the comfort of your home. Yup, we have an online store. Browse our card machines and registers or take a look at our range of accessories to take your till point to the next level.

If you fancy Takelot.com, you can find us there too. Simply search for the card machine you’re looking to purchase, add it to your cart, and you’ll be on your way to making big business moves that’ll grow your small business.

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Visit our selected stores

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We’re also at selected mass mart stores. Pop in to get the complete experience of an iKhokha card machine at your nearest Makro, Game or Builder’s Warehouse.

When you purchase a card machine in store, your journey will look like this:

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If it sounds difficult, you don’t have to fret. We’ll be there to support and aid you every step of the way.

Give us a call on 087 222 7000

Our friendly sales consultants are always ready to be at your service. Whatever doubts, questions you may have or clarity you may need, we’ve got the answers and the best part is – it’s easy.

Affordable deals all year round

Given our current economic climate, we’re always looking for opportunities to make access to business tools easier with our specials. The good news is, you’re not far from it. If you decide to order your card machine today, you could be bagging one at a discounted rate.

Signed, sealed, and getting ready to grow your small business

Once you click the order button, we will receive your order. Your order will be processed, sealed, and delivered to your door within 3 – 4 business days.

But wait.

There are few boxes that we need to tick to get you ready for business the legal way. First things first, we require you to Complete Your Profile. Without an iKhokha profile, we cannot deliver your device to you.

Why do you need a profile?

Every iKhokha merchant needs a profile. It includes information like your banking details, so we know where to deposit your hard-earned funds! We’ll also use your profile to FICA your business.

Please note: We value your privacy and security. So, we’ll keep all private information you share with us, to ourselves.

And there you have it, you’re part of the iK Tribe! Yet, you thought we were done. There’s so much more we have in store.

The suite of benefits of being a part of the iK Tribe

Get the app and start trading

Okay, so now you’re officially ready to start trading with iKhokha. Kick-off your business venture by putting the power to grow your small business in your hands. How? With the iKhokha App. Our team of tech gurus developed our easy-to-use app that helps keep track and do business from anywhere, anytime.

The perks of doing business on the iKhokha app

  • Enjoy SA’s lowest transaction rates
  • You have no monthly rental fees
  • You can manage your products and staff at the touch of a button
  • You’re a click away from accessing real-time reporting
  • Always be on top of business with the ability to track your sales history
  • Sell prepaid or allow your customers to settle their bills with iK Vend and tap into more money for your business

To wrap up

If we haven’t said this before, we’ll say it now, we want to do this business thing with you. And we don’t want to miss a moment. Becoming an iKhokha merchant is more than having our card machine. That’s just the beginning. For us, it’s about having a partnership that’ll elevate you and your business to unthinkable heights.

May we join you, to grow your small business?

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