PC Mike Podcast Ep. 33: How Mobile Pay Works – and Why to Start Using It Now

PC Mike Techcast
Original Air: Oct. 2, 2015
Host: Mike Wendland
Producer: Andrew Dietderich
Guests: Paul Ulreich, Uber User, Verizon; Andrew Dietderich, Producer, PC Mike; Silvio Tavares, President/CEO, The CardLinx Association

You may be on the fence about using mobile pay with your smartphone, but consider this: Mobile pay is safer, can be used in more places now than ever, and can save you money.

Still, you probably have a ton of questions about how mobile pay actually works – like what’s the difference between Apple Pay, the new Samsung Pay, and Starbucks Mobile Order & Pay.

That’s why the PC Mike podcast is happy to bring you one of the industry’s top experts: Silvio Tavares, president and CEO, The CardLinx Association, a nonprofit working to educate all about various forms of electronic payment and loyalty programs. CardLinx recently sponsored a report called “Mobile Pay 101.

Tavares and PC Mike Wendland talk about how mobile pay is in the process of changing forever the way goods and services are bought and sold in the U.S. They also discuss, among other things:

  • Why mobile pay services are safer than traditional credit cards
  • How mobile pay services like Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay work
  • How retailers like Starbucks use their own mobile pay services – and customers can save money
  • How banks are allowing customers to use mobile pay
  • What happens if you lose your phone set to work with mobile pay
  • Where mobile pay can be used today
  • Why mobile pay suddenly seems to be so hot now
  • How mobile pay will change in the next 12-24 months (Read complete shownotes here)

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