Square has quickly risen to popularity thanks to its clever credit card payment system for iPhone and iPad that has been adopted by small businesses across the country. To compliment its payment system, Square launched the Square Register last month, and today it just introduced its new eCommerce portal called Square Market.
Square Market is an online marketplace for businesses to list and sell their goods across the U.S. (think Etsy or eBay). Anyone can open a store for free with items photos and a profile of your business. You can even post items directly to Twitter to generate interest in your business.
Here’s what Square’s Director of Discovery, Ajit Varma, had to say about the launch: