Overview Merchant One is a mid-sized processor headquartered in Miami Beach, Florida. While Merchant One claims to serve over 100,000 customers, this number has remained curiously unchanged for several years. Established in 2002, Merchant One’s public image has been on quite a rollercoaster since we first reviewed them many years ago, with the company’s complaint […]
Commercial property insurance is designed to protect your business from accidents, theft, fires, and some (but not all) Acts of God. If the worst-case-scenarios for your property come to fruition, a solid commercial property insurance plan creates a way for your business to run and thrive despite the setbacks.
Reliant Funding is an alternative business funder that provides short-term loans and merchant cash advances (MCAs). There is no credit rating requirement to access its loans. Be cautious of Reliant’s transparency regarding its terms and fees.
QuickBooks Self-Employed is a tax software with a few accounting features thrown in. However, QuickBooks Self-Employed still has a way to go as the software has several gaps. It is suitable for freelancers.
Developed in 2013, Lightspeed Retail is the cloud-based version of OnSite, Lightspeed’s locally-installed POS system. Lightspeed Retail is geared toward mid-sized and larger scale independent businesses and can handle the needs of virtually any retailer, boasting dozens of integrations that can keep your business on the cutting edge.
Pros Feature-rich Employee management suite Cons Upgrades cost extra High upfront costs Interface has multiple bugs Very poor tech support Overview: Unlike most of the POS software reviewed on Merchant Maverick, pcAmerica’s Cash Register Express (CRE) and Restaurant Pro Express (RPE) are old-fashioned software that need to be purchased and locally-installed on a computer operating […]
Overview: We’ve had a complicated relationship with Mercury. We thought it was a promising company — it had everything that merchants needed. But the service was, by all accounts, terrible, and far too many merchants were locked into expensive contracts with hidden fees. We rated Mercury Payment Systems 3.5 stars because we believed that while the […]
Our Accounting 101 post cuts straight to the chase, teaching you the basic accounting principles business owners actually need to know and giving you the tools to successfully start managing your business’s accounting.
Negotiations aren’t just the realm of lawyers. As a business owner, you can negotiate with merchant account providers to get a credit card processing agreement that works for your needs.
Every business has specific needs and specific needs require specific insurance. For trucking businesses, businesses with trucks, or independent truck drivers, commercial truck insurance is a tailored policy that addresses trucking risks. No matter how many trucks you have on the road, this insurance will help protect you, your business, and your vehicles. If you are […]