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small business loans for veterans

Best Small Business Loans For Veterans

Veteran-owned businesses are an important contributor to the national economy and account for a whopping 9 percent of US companies, according to the US Census Bureau. Census data also shows that the majority of veterans (61.7%) rely on personal savings to start their business, while fewer than 10 percent of vet-owned firms get business loans. […]

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Apr 18, 2017 Filed under: Business Loans 0
Shopify alternatives

Top 9 Shopify Alternatives

Shopify, an outstanding eCommerce platform, is the shopping cart software we at Merchant Maverick recommend to most businesses. But of course, we know there are plenty of businesses out there looking for Shopify alternatives, especially in recent months. While we love Shopify’s software, we understand that it might not be the best cart for everyone. […]

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Apr 4, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce 0
best clover resellers

The Best Clover Resellers

Clover is everywhere these days. All the hip new stores seem to have this modular, Apple-esque point-of-sale system. In fact, both of the coffee shops I regularly write from use Clover (including the one I’m working from right now), and as a freelancer, Clover’s “email receipt” option makes calculating meal expenses a breeze come tax time. […]

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Apr 3, 2017 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Point of Sale 0

Shopify VS Big Cartel

A cloud-based shopping cart for the masses, I would consider Shopify nothing less than a legend in the world of eCommerce. Shopify is the little Canadian start-up that could. They initially advertised their SaaS product by word of mouth and started earning a profit by 2008, three years after the company’s founding. Today, more than 377,000 small […]

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Mar 29, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce 4
online business loan

The 5 Best Small Business Loans for Women

Obtaining financing can be a significant hurdle when starting or expanding a business; this is particularly true for women. According to Inc., one-third of female entrepreneurs say a lack of capital held them back when getting their startup off the ground. Furthermore, the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) Annual Report found that men start their […]

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Mar 1, 2017 Filed under: Business Loans, Peer-to-Peer Loans 0
POS system cost

How Much Does a POS System Cost?

A point of sale system is a major investment for any retail or restaurant business, and not one you should undertake lightly. Your POS is what allows you to take payments, and any issues with your point of sale can potentially impact your bottom line. For example, an unreliable POS system might not let you […]

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Feb 22, 2017 Filed under: Point of Sale 2
POS mistakes

7 Common POS Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

Today’s cloud point of sale systems make it easier than ever for merchants to sell goods and services. Whether you have a restaurant, salon, retail store, or another type of small business, your POS system can help you get more sales, manage your business, and even leverage eCommerce features like online ordering. However, POS problems can […]

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Aug 29, 2016 Filed under: Point of Sale 2
Bookstore POS systems

Top 5 Bookstore POS Systems

There are few dedicated bookstore POS systems—that is, point of sale systems made exclusively for booksellers. This being said, cloud-based iPad POS software is perfect for bookstore environments. Booksellers need robust inventory management to track and restock a large catalog of books, and cloud POS software can store massive amounts of inventory data in the […]

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Aug 15, 2016 Filed under: eCommerce, Point of Sale 0
TouchBistro vs Toast

TouchBistro VS Toast

For any type of eatery, be it a quick service smoothie shop or a fine dining restaurant, a good POS system is a necessity. In addition to taking payments, restaurant POS software assists with many aspects of managing your business, from raw ingredient tracking to cultivating a loyal customer base. Furthermore, a modern, tablet-based POS […]

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Aug 8, 2016 Filed under: Point of Sale 0