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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

Top 7 Add-Ons For Lightspeed Restaurant POS

Welcome to another round of the POS integration Hunger Games! Previously, we witnessed the battle of many POS systems’ add-ons: Revel, Shopify, Vend, Breadcrumb, ShopKeep, and NCR Silver. This week, Lightspeed POS (Restaurant edition) will join these hallowed ranks. Founded in Montreal, Lightspeed is an established POS provider that offers two distinct systems: Lightspeed Retail (which we […]

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Nov 23, 2016 Filed under: Business Loans, Credit Card Processing, eCommerce, Inventory Management, Loyalty Rewards, Point of Sale 0
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The Worst Credit Card Terminal Leasing Companies

Unless you’re running a purely eCommerce business, you’re going to need a credit card terminal to accept credit cards. If your business is large enough, or if you operate out of multiple locations, you might need more than one. Credit card terminals come in many shapes and sizes, from simple wired terminals that aren’t much […]

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Nov 18, 2016 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 9

Top 6 Add-Ons For NCR Silver POS

Welcome to another round of the POS integration Hunger Games! In the past, we have seen the add-ons of many POS systems (Revel, Shopify, Vend, Breadcrumb, and ShopKeep POS) do battle. This week’s tribute? The add-ons of NCR Silver. Developed by tech giant NCR Corporation (history’s first point of sale company), NCR Silver has earned its positive […]

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Nov 15, 2016 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing, Credit Card Processing, CRM, Loyalty Rewards, Point of Sale 0

What Are Basis Points And How Do You Calculate Them?

There’s a lot that goes into negotiating with a credit card processor. You need to make sure you’re getting favorable terms and the best rates. At Merchant Maverick, that means a month-to-month agreement (or at least one with no early termination fee), affordable hardware with no overpriced leases and an interchange-plus plan with a low […]

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Nov 11, 2016 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0
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Just How Secure Is mPOS Equipment, Anyway?

We live, unfortunately, in the age of the data breach. Target. Home Depot. Sony. The IRS. ADP. Noodles & Co. Wendy’s. Yahoo. Over the past few years, all of these companies (and many, many others) have been hit with some sort of data breach that has compromised personalized data ranging from social security numbers and W2 information to credit card numbers. […]

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Nov 2, 2016 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Mobile Payments, PCI Compliance 0

The Top 5 Most Common Merchant Account Complaints

When it comes down to choosing which credit card processor to go with, merchants have their work cut out for them. Determining value goes beyond dollars and cents. Going with what seems to be the lowest price quote you can find might end up producing the lowest value, too. When a processor creates problems for […]

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Aug 16, 2016 Filed under: Credit Card Processing 0