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The Complete Guide to Credit Card Processing Rates & Fees

Credit card processing fees are extensive, complicated, and somewhat overwhelming. Nevertheless, you have to pay them if you want to process credit cards through your business. Rather than paying these charges blindly, you might as well make an effort to understand them. That way, you can dispute any costs you think are unfair or get […]

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Nov 15, 2017 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 181

7-Years and 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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Feb 17, 2016 Filed under: Web Development 1

Are You a High-Risk Merchant?

In the processing world, some business types and industries are considered “risky.” Are you one of them? Have you already been turned down by a few credit card processors? Did they tell you that you’re deemed a “high-risk merchant?” Well, all is not lost. Luckily there are plenty of high risk merchant account providers that […]

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Jan 10, 2016 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 195

A Visual Guide to Credit Card Processing Fees and 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. ­čśë Share this Image On Your Site <a href=’http://www.merchantmaverick.com/a-visual-guide-to-credit-card-processing-fees-and-rates-infographic/’><img src=’http://cdn.merchantmaverick.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/A-Visual-Guide-to-Credit-Card-Processing-Fees.png’ alt=’A Visual Guide to Credit […]

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Jul 28, 2015 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Infographics 18

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┬áhappened 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┬áI’m extremely proud to say it. […]

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Jul 9, 2015 Filed under: News 0
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How to Choose a Restaurant POS System

There are easily more than 70 different POS systems on the market. The numbers continue to grow as more and more iPad-based solutions enter the market. Finding the right POS system for a restaurant can be a daunting task. You want one that is easy to use, that matches your budget, that has good customer […]

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Mar 24, 2015 Filed under: Point of Sale 1

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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Nov 25, 2014 Filed under: Bitcoin 1