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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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Comparing Square POS & Square For Restaurants

Square POS is free and packed with features that any business owner can benefit from. But if you run a food-service business, is Square For Restaurants, the premium iPad POS app, a better choice? Check out the key differences between these two Square offerings and see which is right for you!

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Mar 6, 2020 Filed under: Point of Sale

Comparing Square POS & Square For Retail

It’s no secret that we like Square here at Merchant Maverick. It’s one of the best POS systems on the market. This processing and point of sale juggernaut is a boon for small business owners thanks to the simplicity of its design and its overall affordability. But if you’ve decided to go with Square for […]

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Jul 7, 2019 Filed under: Point of Sale, Small Business
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How To Choose A Cloud-Based POS System

When “the cloud” first came on to the scene it was met with excitement and more than a little confusion. What was this nebulous new creation? Could it possibly be a safe place to store my sensitive information? Where exactly is my data stored and how can I gain access to it? These were all valid […]

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Mar 6, 2020 Filed under: Point of Sale

Harbortouch POS Review

Harbortouch has a decent interface and a feature-set that certainly checks the majority of boxes you would expect from a solid POS offering. If you can find a way to make sure that you’re getting the processing rate you’re promised and can negotiate out of some of the hidden fees, you might end up with a strong and affordable system.

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Mar 3, 2023 Filed under: POS Software Reviews, Restaurant POS Software Reviews

SwipeSimple Register Review (From Payment Depot)

Pros Low cost Included free from Payment Depot Incredibly easy to use Good customer service Offline mode Free card reader Cons Lack of integrations Limited backend Overview SwipeSimple (offered by Payment Depot) is one of the more unique POS products I’ve come across. For one, you can’t simply buy the product outright; you can only get […]

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Nov 16, 2022 Filed under: iPad POS Software Reviews, POS Software Reviews, Restaurant POS Software Reviews, Retail POS Software Reviews

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