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8 Insights on the Cashless Revolution at the Portland Food Carts

Simple and streamlined to the core, it’s no wonder the ancient art of street food vending has blossomed with the increasingly fast pace of life. The humble food cart fully launched into the modern era with the introduction of mobile payment processing solutions offered by companies like Square. With pricing and equipment tailored for low-volume/low-ticket […]

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Apr 26, 2017 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Mobile Payments 0

PayPal VS Merchant Account

When you’re just starting a business, or switch from cash-only to also accepting credit cards, you need to consider your payment processor. There’s no shortage of options available, but your short list will probably include a merchant account and the juggernaut of commerce, PayPal. Surely they’re not all that different, are they? Isn’t PayPal just […]

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Apr 24, 2017 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0
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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

Business News and Other Stories for March 2017

Part of our work here at Merchant Maverick is staying on top of new developments and trends in the industries that we cover. We learn a lot from the news article, blogs, and community forums we frequent. So much, in fact, that we want to share our knowledge with you in a more direct fashion. […]

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Apr 3, 2017 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing, Business Loans, Credit Card Processing, eCommerce, Mobile Payments, News, Point of Sale, Web Development 0
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The Cheapest Credit Card Processing Companies

Business owners today know that it’s more important than ever to be able to accept credit cards. Customers carry less cash, and rely on credit and debit cards for the majority of their purchases. If you’re an eCommerce merchant selling online, taking “plastic” is just about your only option. Unfortunately, you can’t accept credit cards […]

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Feb 24, 2017 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0
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Your Complete Guide to Credit Card Surcharges

It’s safe to say that merchant relations with credit card processing companies, the card associations, and the banks, aren’t always friendly — nor would you expect them to be when merchants find themselves subject to all sorts of fees and limitations imposed by these organizations. And every so often, things reach a peak — say, […]

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Feb 7, 2017 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0
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Square Cash Review

I thought, for a long time, that PayPal was invincible, a behemoth that couldn’t be taken down by anyone, and certainly not by an underdog like Square. I’m a lot less sure of that these days, because Square is rolling out feature after feature that’s taking a shot at PayPal and its supremacy in the […]

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Dec 13, 2016 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Mobile Payments 0