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POS Hardware: What Do You Really Need?

POS hardware setups can vary a lot from one merchant to the next, from big-box stores with self-service kiosks, to your small-time entrepreneur friend who only takes payments on his old-ass Samsung Galaxy. Most businesses, however, will find a happy medium between these two point-of-sale setups and incorporate a few core pieces of POS equipment into their hardware setup. […]

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Jul 7, 2019 Filed under: Point of Sale 3

Understanding Negativity Bias

Table of ContentsThe ProblemWhat Is Negativity Bias?Negativity Bias In Product ReviewsNegativity Bias and Merchant MaverickThe Takeaway: Finding a Way Around the Issue The Problem It happens every day. You decide to buy something new – a hair dryer, for example. You’ve done your research; you understand the product specifications, you know what to expect in […]

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Jan 9, 2020 Filed under: Web Development 0

POS 101: Budgeting For Success

Responsible money management. Budgeting. Finance. These are concepts designed to strike terror and apprehension into the very hearts of the general population. Okay, I admit that’s a slight exaggeration (only slight). To people with MBAs or accounting degrees these otherwise intimidating terms probably generate a sense of excitement and a rosy glow. I’ve never met […]

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Jul 7, 2019 Filed under: Point of Sale 1

We Want Your Feedback!

At Merchant Maverick, we strive daily to provide the most practical, relevant content we can. That’s why we’ve created this brief survey: to give us a better idea of what you’re looking for, what you’d like to see more of, and why you depend on us for information about software and small business services. Please take a few moments to answer the questions below. Your feedback will help us improve the quality of the site and enable us to keep giving you the valuable insight you need.

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Jan 9, 2020 Filed under: Web Development 1
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Beware Of Website Builder Scams

Website building is an endeavor with very low barriers to entry. All you need is a computer (actually, a few builders are now fully operable from a mobile device), internet access, and, ideally, some semblance of an idea. It was therefore inevitable from the moment internet access became commonplace that website builders would spring up from every […]

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Jan 9, 2020 Filed under: Web Development 2
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Did Square Kill Flint Mobile? What Flint’s Processing Shutdown Means For The Future Of Mobile Payments

If you’re looking for a Flint replacement for low-volume or mobile processing, see our comparison article.  After the recent, shocking news about the discontinuation of Flint Mobile‘s (see our review) payment processing service, many mobile-based and low-volume merchants are reeling, wondering how to transition and what this means for the future of mobile payment processing. […]

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Mar 30, 2020 Filed under: Credit Card Processing, Mobile Payments 2

POS 101: The Cloud

If you’re a living, breathing human being and you’ve lived on Planet Earth for the last ten years or so, chances are you’ve heard about a little thing called the cloud. (I’ll make an exception for the undead and astronauts on long-term missions, but even those folks must have heard whispered rumors of this strange, […]

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Jul 7, 2019 Filed under: Point of Sale 1

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