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Join The Club: Over 75% Of Small Businesses Plan To Give Employees Time Off To Vote, Survey Says

According to survey results released earlier this week by mobile payment company Square and market research firm Wakefield Research, 76% of US small business owners plan to give workers time off to cast their votes in the 2020 presidential election.

Stripe VS Authorize.Net: Which Is Better?

Both Stripe and Authorize.Net offer a powerful suite of payment services along with robust support for developers who want to integrate their services into their websites. Both also provide excellent support for foreign eCommerce transactions. Evaluating Stripe vs. Authorize.Net comes down to the sheer volume of features vs. flexibility.

Best Payment Processing Integrations For Accounting Software

Are you ready to start accepting credit and debit cards from your customers? Do you want your customers to be able to pay their invoices directly online? You’ve come to the right place. Here at Merchant Maverick, we know payment processing can be a tricky concept to wrap your mind around. Finding the best option […]

Fed Eases Main Street Lending Requirements & 4 More Small Business News Stories You Need To Know

The Fed expanded the Main Street Lending Program to more small businesses this week, while Square is in talks to buy Credit Karma’s tax prep service. Catch up on these stories and more with this week’s small business news roundup.

Etsy Review

Etsy sellers are able to quickly list products on their Etsy store, and Etsy manages many of the technical details related to payment processing, shipping calculations, site hosting, and marketing.

Find The Best Food Truck POS System To Keep Your Lines Moving

Working in the tight quarters of a food truck means optimizing every bit of space for efficiency. But have you taken the same approach to your POS system? See why these point of sale apps are the best options on the market for food trucks.

How To Accept Credit Card Payments On Your Phone: The Complete Guide To Mobile Credit Card Readers

If you’re reading this, you’re probably looking to accept credit card payments on your phone or perhaps your tablet as well. So where do you start, and how do you decide which software/payment processor to choose? I’m here to help you figure out if mobile processing is right for you (spoiler alert, it probably is), and which features are the most important.

9 POS Systems With Great Mobile Apps

I’ll be honest. Excluding trips to the grocery store, I’m always a bit surprised when I see a business with a clunky old POS. I just about cringe when I see one of the really old systems. And maybe that’s because my job is reviewing mobile processing apps, but in 2018 there’s really no reason you […]

The Best Credit Card Machines & Terminals For Small Business

Devices that process credit (and debit) card transactions come in three general varieties: (1) mobile card readers that connect to your smartphone, tablet, or computer and require an app to function, (2) credit card terminals that combine all processing functions into a single device, and (3) point-of-sale (POS) systems that add functions such as inventory management, employee scheduling, analytics and reporting, loyalty/gift card programs, and more.

How To Set Up Credit Card Payments For A Small Business

More and more, and especially with the younger crowd, people just don’t carry cash anymore. To do business at all, small businesses need to be able to take some sort of payment card, be it debit or credit. Taking credit card payments can get expensive and complicated, but we’re here to help break it down for you.

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