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6 Effective eCommerce Marketing Strategies

You’ve finally done it. You’ve finished setting up your online store! Congratulations. After weeks spent slaving over code and adjusting colors, banners, and fonts, you feel proud of your storefront. Your products and images are uploaded, and you’ve given the whole site more trial runs than you can count. And now, it’s ready. So, you […]

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Feb 20, 2018 Filed under: eCommerce 0

Team Bio Series — Linda Leewaye (The SEO Queen)

On this week’s episode of “Meet The Merchant Maverick Team,” we’ll be exploring the life and times of Linda Leewaye, our newest Maverick. Linda is an SEO expert and an Idaho potato who currently hangs out in sunny California. But what makes Linda Leewaye really tick? Let’s read on to find out! Name: Linda Leewaye Title: […]

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Feb 20, 2018 Filed under: Interviews 0

The Best Cash Back Business Credit Cards

A business credit card is an incredibly valuable tool for small companies. It allows you to keep your business spending separate from your personal charges, and to extend purchasing power to your employees. Furthermore, the right small business credit card can offer you valuable rewards in the form of points, miles, or cash back. The […]

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Feb 19, 2018 Filed under: Business Credit Cards, Business Loans 0

How To Start An eCommerce Business In 5 Easy Steps

There is no shortage of messages telling you that the key to your financial freedom is to break into eCommerce. Everyone from software companies to magazines tells you to “be your own boss.” The allure is almost irresistible: no bosses, no commute, no deadlines, no time clocks. But you know what they say about things […]

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Feb 19, 2018 Filed under: eCommerce 0

Best Shopping Carts For Global eCommerce

Online sellers are always looking to expand–expand their product catalogs, expand the reach of their marketing, and expand across sales channels. And when it comes to expansion, there’s no bigger project to undertake than international growth. Successfully going global is only possible if you have the appropriate resources in the form of products, market, and […]

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Feb 16, 2018 Filed under: eCommerce 0

Shopventory VS Square For Retail

Let’s get right into things. Today we’re looking at Shopventory vs. Square for Retail. Why? Because if you need more inventory support than the basic Square Point of Sale app offers, they are your two best bets. Square (see our review) has been a pivotal force in the mPOS space since its beginning, but lately […]

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Feb 16, 2018 Filed under: Inventory Management, Mobile Payments 0
how to get a startup business grant

How To Find A Startup Grant

Startups are inherently risky endeavors. According to Fortune Magazine, close to 60% of new startups fail. Because new businesses are so risky, it is notoriously difficult to obtain startup financing — most banks won’t lend to you unless you’ve been in business at least two years. While some online lenders offer startup loans, startup grants are […]

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Feb 15, 2018 Filed under: Business Grants, Business Loans 0

Choosing An American Express Corporate Card

Unlike their small business counterparts, corporate cards are highly customizable. When it comes to Visa and Mastercard, your corporate card benefits will largely be based on the arrangements you make with your bank. American Express, however, directly issues corporate cards, so you can do more comparing upfront than you otherwise could with a Visa or […]

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Feb 14, 2018 Filed under: Business Credit Cards, Business Loans 0
Fundbox vs BlueVine

Fundbox VS BlueVine

Two of the biggest names involved in the new, more ethical methods of invoice factoring are BlueVine and Fundbox. We’re fans of both of these services here at Merchant Maverick, but which one is better? You, presumably, are reading this because you own a business that processes invoices. So which one should get your patronage? That’s what we’re going to discuss today.

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Feb 13, 2018 Filed under: Business Loans, Invoice Factoring 0