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Does My Small Business Need A Website?

In my role as a reviewer, I’ve spent a lot of time talking about the useful features of various specific website builders. It occurs to me, though, that I haven’t written anything directed at small business owners explaining why they might want to build a website for their businesses. For the kid just getting out of […]

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Mar 28, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0

Shopping Carts 101: How to Choose a Shopping Cart for Your Business

eCommerce experts and vendors have given shopping cart software a wide variety of names. You may see these systems referred to as eCommerce platforms, online store builders, and/or eCommerce solutions. Despite the changing and variable names, these platforms all do the same thing: allow you to feature products and conduct secure transactions online. And most […]

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Mar 27, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce 2

Get a Free Hardware Bundle from NCR Silver

For a limited time only, NCR Silver is offering new customers free iPad or discounted Android hardware bundles. To qualify for this special promotion, there are just a couple of requirements: You must be a new customer of NCR Silver. Users must sign up for a two-year contract with NCR Silver or NCR Silver Pro. This special […]

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Mar 27, 2017 Filed under: Hardware, Point of Sale 0

Shopping Carts with the Best Templates

No matter what your parents told you, looks matter, especially when it comes to eCommerce sites. An attractive storefront is critical to an online shop’s success. A clean design can impact your bottom line by making it easier for customers to find the products they’re looking for, just as a modern, well-built front page can […]

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Mar 27, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce 0
Tax Prep Checklist

2017 Tax Prep Checklist

At this time of year, if you’re a small business owner, you don’t have time to read lengthy introductions and funny anecdotes. You need to get your taxes done, and done fast. You’re not alone in the race to meet this year’s April 18th deadline. We Merchant Maverick folk are here to help, and so […]

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Mar 23, 2017 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing 0
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5 Website Builder Features Your Small Business Needs

When you’re running your own small business, you’ve got plenty of issues to occupy your mind. The particulars of your website may not rise to the top of your list of concerns. That being said, you realize it’s something that needs to be done, and for a variety of reasons. Now, you don’t have to […]

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Mar 22, 2017 Filed under: Web Development 0

Merchant Cash Advances: Are They Really That Fast?

  Have you been thinking about getting a merchant cash advance (MCA)? Perhaps you’ve seen some fancy ads promising fast approval, easy qualifications, and funding within 48 hours. The good news is that those aren’t pie-in-sky targets. It is, indeed, possible to get your money that quickly and easily. The bad news is that there are […]

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Mar 22, 2017 Filed under: Merchant Cash Advance 0

The 7 Best Square Capital Alternatives

Square Capital loans are, understandably, beloved by most Square users. For the most part, Square has streamlined the typically long, drawn out, and inconvenient loan process. With a Square Capital loan, you don’t have to spend time filling out long applications, gathering various documents, and remembering to write checks. It’s no wonder Square Capital is one […]

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Mar 21, 2017 Filed under: Business Loans, Merchant Cash Advance 0