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Matt Sherman

Matt Sherman

Expert Analyst & Reviewer at Merchant Maverick
A former sports editor and journalist, Matt Sherman has been writing about and researching small business software since 2015, with a special emphasis on retail and restaurant sales. Matt's expert opinions are cited in various industry publications, including Fox Business. He is a graduate of the University of Oregon.
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Beti by Paycom

What Is Beti By Paycom & Is It Worth It?

Paycom is a leader in both Human Resources and Payroll technologies and believes that it has come up with a revolutionary solution to payroll issues. That’s why it has introduced Beti, which the company describes as an industry-first self-service payroll system where employees essentially handle their own payroll.

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Sep 30, 2021 Filed under: Payroll

The Best PEO Companies For Businesses

A professional employment organization (PEO) can help a small business offload some of the burden of HR and payroll responsibilities. To determine which ones are the best PEO companies, we considered price, available features, and the types of small businesses they’re best suited for.

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Jan 14, 2022 Filed under: Payroll

10 Best Employee Benefits Every Employer Should Offer & Why

Business owners who are overly obsessed with the bottom line may be tempted to skimp on employee benefits as a way to cut costs. But research shows this is a poor choice on multiple fronts. Offering a unique and broad array of benefits can dramatically impact the number of applicants you get for openings and can have a big effect on your current employees’ morale. Read on for a look at the top benefits you should be providing your employees.

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Jul 7, 2021 Filed under: Payroll

Botanie Soaps: Cleaning Up The Competition Since 2000

Botanie Soaps offers wholesale organic soaps with custom labels. These soaps suit the needs of customers looking to sell at farmer’s markets or small boutiques or much larger clients looking for a high-quality product to repackage and resell on a national scale. They also offer soap-making equipment and materials for those just starting in the industry.

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Jun 7, 2021 Filed under: Business Spotlights
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FinancePal Review For Small Business Accounting

FinancePal is a cloud-based accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll software service that is geared toward smaller to mid-sized businesses. The Chicago-based company’s primary focus is on taking much of what can be a confusing and complicated part of entrepreneurship out of business owners’ hands, allowing those clients to focus on other things.

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Nov 4, 2022 Filed under: Accounting Software Reviews

The 9 Best Gusto Alternatives

Gusto is an excellent payroll solution, but it’s not the right solution for every small business. To help decide what payroll software is best for you, we’ll explore the nine best Gusto alternatives and evaluate when they may be a better fit for a business. Read on for a detailed look at the best alternatives and competitors to Gusto.

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Jun 27, 2022 Filed under: Payroll

Square Payroll VS Gusto Comparison 2023

Payroll software isn’t a cookie-cutter solution. By examining Square Payroll vs. Gusto, we’ll weigh the pros and cons, including a plan-by-plan breakdown for each. While both software apps boast easy-to-use interfaces and competitive pricing, there are some key differences to consider when choosing between Square Payroll and Gusto. Read on!

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Jul 20, 2022 Filed under: Payroll

The Complete Guide To Square Payroll Pricing

Time is precious when you’re running a small business. Streamlining employee payroll can recoup hours previously spent every pay period crunching numbers and writing checks. Square is a reputable payroll option that will likely come up in your search, and you may already be familiar with their point of sale (POS) system and other applications. Read on for a detailed look at Square Payroll pricing and plans.

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May 19, 2022 Filed under: Payroll

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