Advertiser Disclosure

Author Page for Amad Ebrahimi

Amad Ebrahimi
Amad has worked in the eCommerce and online marketing world since 2002. He started as an eBay seller, then slowly graduated to building & marketing his own websites and consulting others to do the same. He founded Merchant Maverick out of frustration with all the misinformation and shady tactics that he encountered when trying to find a merchant account for his and his client's businesses. He's the man behind most of the merchant account reviews, and articles posted on Have any questions related to credit card processing? Talk to him.
Amad Ebrahimi
View Amad Ebrahimi's professional experience on LinkedIn.

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 […]

Read More
Jul 12, 2016 Filed under: News

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.

Read More
Jan 9, 2020 Filed under: Web Development

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 […]

Read More
Jan 26, 2020 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Infographics

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. […]

Read More
Jul 9, 2015 Filed under: News

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 […]

Read More
Jul 14, 2014 Filed under: News

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 […]

Read More
Jun 3, 2022 Filed under: Booking Software Reviews 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 […]

Read More
Nov 4, 2022 Filed under: Booking Software Reviews

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 […]

Read More
Jun 3, 2022 Filed under: Booking Software Reviews

checkAppointments Review

Pros Good customer support Easy learning curve Strong security Cons Outdated user interface Overview: Before founding checkAppointments, Aditya “Addy” Kapur lived and grew up in India, got an MBA from Walsh College in Michigan, and co-founded software services company A2Stream Inc.’s, where he is still the Chief Technical Officer. With one software service startup […]

Read More
Nov 4, 2022 Filed under: Booking Software Reviews

We Want Your Feedback!

Help us to improve by providing some feedback on your experience today.

The vendors that appear on this list were chosen by subject matter experts on the basis of product quality, wide usage and availability, and positive reputation.

Merchant Maverick’s ratings are editorial in nature, and are not aggregated from user reviews. Each staff reviewer at Merchant Maverick is a subject matter expert with experience researching, testing, and evaluating small business software and services. The rating of this company or service is based on the author’s expert opinion and analysis of the product, and assessed and seconded by another subject matter expert on staff before publication. Merchant Maverick’s ratings are not influenced by affiliate partnerships.

Our unbiased reviews and content are supported in part by affiliate partnerships, and we adhere to strict guidelines to preserve editorial integrity. The editorial content on this page is not provided by any of the companies mentioned and has not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities. Opinions expressed here are author’s alone.

Sign up for the Maverick Newsletter

  • Please select topics of interest

  • We occasionally send out emails with special offers.
  • Hidden
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.