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Spot Factoring vs. Invoice Factoring

Invoice factoring is often cited as an ancient form of business financing, dated back to the time of ancient Mesopotamia. But while the basic concept may be old, it is not outdated; factoring structures are continually changing to stay relevant to the needs of modern business owners. One new development, for example, is spot factoring. […]

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Apr 27, 2017 Filed under: Web Development 0

3 Reasons Your Online Store Should Have a Blog

These days, blogs run the internet. You see posts everywhere: on Facebook, Twitter, and in Google searches. Your competitors regularly update their blogs, and you’re beginning to wonder if you should too. But you might be also be wondering why blogging is such a common practice. What’s the point? How does blogging benefit an online […]

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Apr 26, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0

Best Shipping Software Solutions for eCommerce Businesses

It’s 4:30 on a Friday and you’re knee-deep in packing peanuts and cardboard boxes. You’ve got twenty orders to pick, pack, and ship before the post office closes, and you keep misplacing your packing slips. There must be a better way. If your storage space is covered in packing materials and you record all your […]

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Apr 24, 2017 Filed under: Web Development 0
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Creating Websites for the Smartphone Generation

You’re probably bored of hearing about the ascendancy of mobile internet use by now. Well, let me bore you a little further: StatCounter Global Stats found that in October 2016, “mobile and tablet devices accounted for 51.3% of internet usage worldwide in October compared to 48.7% by desktop.” The writing is on the wall. Mobile […]

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Apr 19, 2017 Filed under: Web Development 0

ShopKeep and BigCommerce: Together At Last

Last month ShopKeep made a big announcement; this popular iPad POS system now offers an integration with BigCommerce! We’re dancing for joy over here at Merchant Maverick at the news; we’ve even considered sending the happy couple a new toaster. Why are we so excited? Well, for a few reasons. ShopKeep has long been one […]

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Apr 14, 2017 Filed under: Web Development 0
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4 Website Builders With Good Mobile Editors

Website building has long been understood to be an activity performed on a desktop computer. The idea that you could build or edit a website from a mobile device would have been regarded as absurd. The thing is, if you’re running a small business, you’re not always going to be at your computer when you […]

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Apr 14, 2017 Filed under: Web Development 0
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How To Wow Your Clients With Your Website

In the modern frenzied and fast-paced environment, first impressions are formed quickly and are not easily revised. Nowhere is this truer than in the low-attention-span online universe. Data from 2014 shows that on average, people spend 15 seconds on the websites they visit (and I’d wager that in the years since, average visits are even quicker). […]

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Apr 10, 2017 Filed under: Web Development 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

PayPal Working Capital Loan Declined? Try These 5 Alternatives

PayPal Working Capital loans are a convenient and relatively low-cost way for merchants who use PayPal to borrow money. Applications are short, repayment is automatic, and fees are normally very low. Unfortunately, merchants report being denied this service, often without a clear explanation as to why. While some merchants report success after waiting a few days and reapplying, some […]

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Mar 31, 2017 Filed under: Web Development 0
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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