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7-Years & Counting!

Merchant Maverick has come a long way since July of 2009. Back then I was afraid. I was afraid that my idea would fail. I was afraid that I’d run up my credit cards and that I’d go broke. I thought I’d have to sleep in my car, and would eventually be homeless. Fear is […]

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Jul 12, 2016 Filed under: News 0

We Want Your Feedback!

At Merchant Maverick, we strive daily to provide the most practical, relevant content we can. That’s why we’ve created this brief survey: to give us a better idea of what you’re looking for, what you’d like to see more of, and why you depend on us for information about software and small business services. Please take a few moments to answer the questions below. Your feedback will help us improve the quality of the site and enable us to keep giving you the valuable insight you need.

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Jan 9, 2020 Filed under: Web Development 1

A Visual Guide To Credit Card Processing Fees & Rates [Infographic]

Credit card processing fees are hard to understand, but we don’t think they should be, so we set out with the goal of creating the most easy to digest and visually appealing infographic on the subject. You be the judge. 😉   Share this Image On Your Site <a href=’’><img src=’’ alt=’A Visual Guide to […]

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Jan 26, 2020 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Infographics 29

Merchant Maverick Turns Six!

For the first five years of running this business I felt like a fraud. It was as if I was working on a pet project which happened to last a little longer than I expected it to. But year six has changed everything. I feel like Merchant Maverick is officially…well…official, and I’m extremely proud to say it. […]

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Jul 9, 2015 Filed under: News 0
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How To Accept Bitcoin

Bitcoin is fast becoming a new payment method for both online and brick-and-mortar stores. Although it has a long way to go, the resilience of the cryptocurrency proves that it may be here to stay. There are several companies that offer the ability to accept Bitcoin payments, but not all of them are reputable. My […]

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Feb 25, 2020 Filed under: Bitcoin 1

Five Years & Counting!

It’s unreal to me that Merchant Maverick has been around for what is now a half a decade. Our continued progress is due in large part to our readers (YOU) who have helped us improve our process throughout these past five years. We cannot thank you enough for spreading the word about our site and […]

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Jul 14, 2014 Filed under: News 0

SuperSaaS Review

Pros Good customer support Easy to use Customizable feature set Cons Outdated user interface Limited integrations Overview: SuperSaaS is a brainchild of an MIT graduate, the founder and CEO of the company Jan M. Faber. Its name, appropriately, is a combination of the ideas of “a supermarket for SaaS” (Software as a Service) and “super […]

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Jul 13, 2021 Filed under: Booking Software Reviews 1 Review

Pros Reasonable monthly cost Good customer service Impressive feature set Cons Buggy Poor customer service Limited payment gateway integrations Overview: Based in Australia, was founded by Mark Demicoli (recent Victoria University computer systems engineering/IT grad and owner of Click Booking Systems Ltd) in 2007. The very small, relatively well-established company claims to offer “the […]

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Jul 13, 2021 Filed under: Booking Software Reviews 21

BrightCalendar Review

Pros Intuitive User Interface Easy to Use Customizable Feature Set Cons Inconsistent Customer Service Poor Mobile Apps Overview: A relatively recent arrival on the web-based appointment software scene, BrightCalendar offers solutions exclusively for the charter and tour industry. It’s headquartered in Miami Beach, Florida, and managed by Kevin Martin of web marketing and development company […]

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Jul 13, 2021 Filed under: Booking Software Reviews 0

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