Sales Station on iPhones Automatically Adapts to Your Usage

To ensure the best possible experience when you’re using the Sales Station mobile POS app on an iPhone, the contents of the screen changes depending on whether the iPhone is in landscape mode or portrait mode.

In portrait mode, the items in the purchase aren’t displayed on the main register screen, which provides more space for register buttons and easier scrolling. The number at the top of the screen shows the number of items in the purchase. To view the items, tap View Cart. To return to the register buttons, tap Hide Cart. You can swipe a card or tap Charge to begin the payment process on either screen.

Left: Sales Station in portrait mode hides the contents of the order to improve visibility and navigation. Right: If you tap View Cart, the items in the order are displayed. 

Sales Station on iPhone: Portrait Mode

In the iPhone’s landscape mode, Sales Station displays both the register buttons and the contents of the order.

Sales Station in iPhone landscape mode. 

Sales Station on iPhone: Landscape View

Use of the Sales Station app for iOS is included with your Doubleknot subscription. For more information, contact us at Doubleknot@doubleknot.com.

Speed Sales and Checkin with Mobile POS and a Bluetooth Scanner

With a Bluetooth scanner and Doubleknot’s Sales Station app for iOS, there are new ways to quickly check in participants, ticket holders and members; collect outstanding payments; add products to a purchase; and apply member discounts. The following table explains the different ways that you can use a scanner to streamline in-person transactions.

When you scan the code on a:  Sales Station will: 
Receipt of any kind Display the complete order. From there, you can perform any action available for the kinds of items in the order.
Registration or reservation If no money is due, the person is checked in.
If money is due, the order is displayed so you can collect.
Admission ticket If no money is due, the person is checked in.
If money is due, the order is displayed so you can collect.
Membership card Display information about the membership and allow you to check the member(s) in, look up membership details and apply member discounts to other items in the purchase.
Product (UPC code) Add the product to the purchase.

For more information about the Sales Station app for iOS and supported scanners, contact us at doubleknot@doubleknot.com.

Sales Station Mobile POS for iPhones Available Now!

Sales Station for iOS extends the full power of Doubleknot’s integrated solutions with the simplicity and convenience of a mobile point-of-sale solution. Sales Station turns iPads and iPhones into a completely portable point-of-sale with easy access to everything you offer.

Adding tickets to a purchase

Sales Station Mobile POS lets you sell and collect payment anywhere

Because Sales Station is fully integrated with Doubleknot, you don’t need to set up tickets, memberships, reservations or merchandise a second time. You can add buttons to the screen for any event, reservation, membership or product, and add anything to a purchase (even if it’s not assigned to a button) with a few simple taps. And with all of your online, on-site and mobile sales and donations are recorded in Doubleknot’s database, you’ll have a 360-degree view of your customers and operations and a single source of data for reporting.

Items in the purchase are displayed in the Charges column. Just tap the blue button or swipe a credit card to collect and record payment (credit card reader not shown).

Here are a few ways that nonprofits use Sales Station:

  • Linebusting. Reduce wait time and speed admissions by using Sales Station as a pop-up ticket or membership booth.
  • Checkin for camps, events and programs. Look up registrants, update registrations and collect payments anywhere without requiring program staff to handle cash or checks.
  • Fundraising. Ask for donations to support an exhibit as visitors exit, and accept donations at special events on or off your site.
  • Memberships. With roaming membership sales, staff can convert visitors to members and credit the cost of today’s admission against the membership price. Existing members automatically receive their benefits on any purchase.

If you’re ready to start using Sales Station for iOS or if you have any questions, contact us at doubleknot@doubleknot.com.

(Almost) Everything Doubleknot Can Do (in about 75 seconds)

We’re very pleased to present our new “explainer” video, which covers the scope of Doubleknot’s solutions in a little over a minute. Click below to watch, and let us know what you think!

NEW: Sales Station App Now Available in App Store

With the Sales Station app for iPads, you can start using the Sales Station Mobile Point-of-Sale to accept payment for registrations, reservations, donations and merchandise anywhere!

Doubleknot Sales Station Mobile POS for admission-based nonprofits and scout councils

The Sales Station app for Sales Station Mobile works in conjunction with MagTek credit card readers. Click here to order your Doubleknot-ready secure card reader(s) from MagTek. And, click here to review a complete list of supported equipment and other preparations for using Sales Station Mobile.

To find the Sales Station app for iPads in the Apple App Store, launch the App Store and search for Doubleknot.

If you have any questions, please contact us at Doubleknot@doubleknot.com.

NEW: Scannable Barcodes on Every Receipt

Every Doubleknot receipt now displays a scannable barcode for the order number. With this new feature, you can scan the barcode to pull up an order in Sales Station POS and Sales Station Mobile POS. When the order is displayed in Sales Station, you can:

  • Accept payment for any balance due. Your staff can accept outstanding payments for special events, tours, classes and camp registrations when the customer arrives. Just tap the button to add the order to the cart, and the outstanding balance due is displayed on the register.
  • Add to the registration or reservation. After you pull up the order in Sales Station, you can add new items. So, if a family wants to add another camp session or sign up for after-care, you can add it to their existing registration and accept payment on the spot.
  • Cancel the registration or reservation. Sales Station’s refund features lets you cancel and refund payments, registrations and reservations easily, without slowing down the line.

Scanning receipt barcodes requires a supported Socket Mobile 2D Bluetooth scanner. Click here for a list of supported equipment.

NOTE: By the way, if you’re not using a scanner with Sales Station, you can still look up orders, change orders and accept payment—just enter the order number with the keypad.

If you have any questions about how scanning receipt barcodes can help you deliver excellent customer service, contact us at Doubleknot@doubleknot.com.