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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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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
We’ve identified seven different features that you need to look at very carefully in selecting a merchant account provider. They’re all equally important, and you’ll want to examine each of them when evaluating any merchant account provider you’re thinking of signing up with. While it’s unlikely that you’ll be able to come up with a precise estimate of your overall costs, you should be able to get a pretty good idea by evaluating these seven features.
Is Square’s free card reader really the best out there? See how Square’s hardware stacks up against its competitors with our in-depth comparison.
You’ve got a kick butt product. You’ve got a slick website. You’ve cut out a place for yourself in the market. It’s time to kick it into high gear now, and you’re searching for the best eCommerce apps on the market to help you refine your workflow. If this sounds like you, then first of […]
Finding a robust POS app that is also affordable is basically like ordering a really delicious cupcake with just the right amount of icing. Finding one that has mobile support and an integrated eCommerce store? Well, that’s akin to the holy grail for new and small business owners. Vend (see our review) is something a bit […]
We spent a lot of time talking about the October 2015 EMV liability shift, even long before it even happened. We did our best to encourage merchants to educate themselves and then make the switch over. And we’re still talking about it. To us, there’s no question that adopting EMV is the right thing. It’s […]