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Chris Motola

Chris Motola

Expert Analyst & Reviewer at Merchant Maverick
An expert in personal and business loans and financial health, Chris Motola has been writing about small business finance and payments for over 5 years. He has been cited in various industry publications, including Forbes Advisor, GoBankingRates, and Medium. Chris is a graduate of the University of Central Florida.
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CAN Capital Review

CAN Capital is one of the oldest alternative lenders on the market offering merchant cash advances and short-term loans. CAN Capital suffers from poor communication and organization, which makes their customer service extremely inconsistent. Despite offering low factor rates and origination fees, the difficult application process and opaque terms and fees make them a much less versatile option.

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Dec 28, 2020 Filed under: Merchant Cash Advance Reviews, Small Business Loan Reviews 0

SendinBlue Review

SendinBlue is an email marketing service that offers a variety of features we think will provide a great overall value to a small business in any stage. Whether you want to set up a transactional email or a complicated workflow, you’ll have what you need with plenty of room to grow.

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Jul 12, 2021 Filed under: Email Marketing Software Reviews 4

What Is EMV Compliance?

You may have noticed that your most recent credit card looks a bit different than your last. That conspicuous computer chip embedded in the plastic represents a new security standard, EMV Compliance. The new standard is being rolled out in the United States this year and it will slightly change the way we use credit/debit […]

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Aug 14, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, PCI Compliance 0
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Mindbody Review

Mindbody offers a huge suite of small business solutions, software, hardware, and connectivity to the fitness world’s community. Mindbody is costly, sprawling, and highly specialized, making its niche very specific.

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Jul 30, 2021 Filed under: Booking Software Reviews 98

BookingBug Review

BookingBug has been discontinued and rebranded as JRNI (pronounced journey). The software is now geared toward large enterprises. Check out our top-rated small business booking software recommendations instead. Pros Customizable feature set Excellent public reputation Suitable for small businesses Cons Poor mobile apps Not suitable for medium or large businesses Overview BookingBug tries to set […]

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Sep 8, 2021 Filed under: Booking Software Reviews 6

ScheduleOnce Review

A hybrid of appointment-booking and meeting-scheduling software, ScheduleOnce is difficult to judge against software that falls strictly in either of the two categories. It’s safe to say that because ScheduleOnce is a reliable company (which has earned a glut of fantastic reviews by virtue of attentiveness to users), the software will only get more powerful and more flexible with time.

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Apr 15, 2021 Filed under: Booking Software Reviews 4

TimeTrade Review

Pros Easy to use Good Mobile Apps varied support materials Cons Poor customer support Difficult to use Overview TimeTrade is online scheduling software solutions for any business—whether you’re a global retailer, a department, or a professional individual. The company’s homepage plays to the retail, banking, marketing, finance, and education industries, with a heavy emphasis on […]

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Sep 7, 2021 Filed under: Booking Software Reviews 3

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