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Rose Holman

Rose Holman

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Rose Holman is a writer, blogger, and educator from Portland, OR with an MA in Teaching from Western Oregon University. She enjoys educating SMB owners about the complicated (and notoriously sketchy) world of payment processing. Since starting at Merchant Maverick in 2016, she has also added eCommerce software to her areas of expertise.
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AbanteCart Review

AbanteCart is a free, open-source shopping cart that was built by developers with a passion for free and accessible software. Abante is a Filipino word that means “to move forward” or “to lead,” and while I don’t see AbanteCart as an outright industry leader, it does provide an intriguing option with its own special twist on the ecommerce genre.

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Jul 13, 2021 Filed under: Shopping Cart Software Reviews 5

Chyp (Formerly Securus Payments) Review

Pros No setup or application fee Good customer support Cons Expensive hardware leases Early termination fee Deceptive advertising Deceptive sales tactics Overview What is the first tab you click on a company’s website if you want to learn more about it? (Hint: there’s big clue in the previous sentence). That’s right: the classic “about” tab! […]

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Sep 8, 2021 Filed under: Merchant Account Reviews 3

Payment Alliance International Review

Payment Alliance International was acquired by Clearent in January 2017 and no longer directly boards new merchants under the PAI brand. This review will no longer be updated. Check out our reviews of the best high-risk merchant account providers, or compare our highest rated all-around processors.  Overview Established in 2005, Payment Alliance International is a popular […]

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Jul 13, 2021 Filed under: Merchant Account Reviews 0

Ironwood Payments Review

Pros Transparent cost-plus pricing Improved website & advertising No early termination fee Cons No pricing disclosed online Expensive for low-volume merchants Numerous public complaints Overview Once upon a time, there was a company called ElitePay Global (EPG). This merchant services provider had a poor reputation for non-cancelable leasing agreements, bait-and-switch rate offers under a tiered pricing […]

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Jul 13, 2021 Filed under: Merchant Account Reviews 6

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