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Emily Hale

Emily Hale

Emily is a Content Strategist based in Indianapolis. She enjoys discovering new topics and planning content that empowers small business owners to make better choices for their businesses. When she's not in the thick of doing research for Merchant Maverick, she likes painting, meandering through nature and spotting wildlife, or relaxing with her rescue pup, Jetta.

The Merchant’s Guide To EMV Chip Cards

The transition to EMV chip cards began several years ago, and while adoption continues to pick up steam here in the states, we have a ways to go to catch up. While the rest of the world has been much quicker to adopt EMV (circa 2005 for Europe), the U.S. is dragging its proverbial heels. […]

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Jul 6, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0

What Is A Payment Service Provider?

If you landed on this post, you’re probably checking out payment processing options for your small business. Understanding terms such as “payment service provider” or “merchant account” — phrases that are sometimes used incorrectly or even interchangeably — can be a bit overwhelming. We get it. That’s why in this post, we are not only […]

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Jul 6, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0
Accept ACH payments online

What Is An Acquiring Bank?

Keeping all of the terms straight when it comes to processing payments can be a bit tricky. And there are so many entities involved in payment processing. So we’re going to start with one of the most important terms and players in credit card processing: the acquiring bank. We’ll start with a general definition of […]

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Jul 6, 2019 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0

How To Use Square For Recurring Payments & Invoices

Subscription-based business models seem to be everywhere these days: emerging wine clubs, personal care-in-a-box subscriptions, wardrobe-of-the-month sites — even supporting a favorite podcast! These types of businesses are finding success as people jump into subscriptions to save money, time, or just for the fun of getting a box in the mail. And it’s not just […]

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Jul 28, 2020 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, eCommerce, Small Business 0
Square Invoices

How To Send An Invoice With Square & Get Paid Faster

If your business relies on paper-based invoicing, you don’t need me to tell you about the inconvenience of printing, mailing, and waiting to get paid. Despite the hassle, many businesses still rely on printing and mailing invoices — you’re not alone. However, more and more shops are switching to online invoicing platforms to eliminate the […]

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Apr 8, 2020 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing, Credit Card Processing 0

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