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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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The Best Multipurpose POS Systems On The Market Today

If you are opening a new business, whether you’re selling artisanal vegan beignets or specializing in novelty key chains featuring lesser-known Family Ties characters, there is a point of sale system that is perfect for you. If you’re, for some amazing reason, doing both of those things, you’re going to need a POS that matches up […]

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Mar 27, 2020 Filed under: Point of Sale

The Top 9 Restaurant-Specific POS Systems

Are you opening a new restaurant? Good for you! Honestly, I wish I had your drive and passion. One of the first decisions you’ll have to make, aside from paint colors, is which POS system to use. Fortunately, you’re in luck; restaurants may need fairly specific features when it comes to point of sale, but […]

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Jan 9, 2020 Filed under: Point of Sale

8 Reasons To Use A Restaurant-Specific POS System

In a time where the POS industry is rapidly changing and evolving, giving business owners more and more options, it can be daunting to figure out which system will best suit your individual restaurant. While it may be easy to assume that most POS systems are similar and will accommodate your business in a similar fashion, […]

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Mar 27, 2020 Filed under: Point of Sale


Pros Simple set up Extremely customizable Long list of integrations available Cons Lack of credit card processing options Not a wealth of features Overview: Simplicity and efficiency appear to be the primary focus for SilverEdge, the Loveland, Colorado-based business solutions company. Founded in 2004 as a grassroots company by Ken Salazar, it began as PFC Payment Solutions. It has […]

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Jun 3, 2022 Filed under: POS Software Reviews, Restaurant POS Software Reviews

ZipBooks Accounting Software Review

ZipBooks is a cloud-based accounting program that offers intuitive, color-coded design with a number of features, including invoicing, contact management, project management, and time tracking. It offers such features as time tracking, project management, and basic job costing even on the free plan. Be aware of the limited reports and integrations.

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Nov 18, 2022 Filed under: Accounting Software Reviews


FINSYNC offers a unique product with a focus on cash flow management, but it also offers strong accounting and covers the basic features many businesses will need. Despite its limited features and integrations, FINSYNC is a good option for small to large-sized businesses looking for cash flow management, great payment options, and analytics built directly into its accounting software

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Jun 3, 2022 Filed under: Accounting Software Reviews

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