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Matt Sherman

Lead Staff Writer

6+ Years At Merchant Maverick

Expertise: POS, Accounting, Payroll

Education: BA English, University of Oregon

Matt has been helping small businesses make decisions since 2017. He has written reviews and articles across many different channels but specializes in the point of sale, payroll, and small business insurance categories and has been quoted in articles for Fox Business, Forbes, and other publications. Prior to joining Merchant Maverick, Matt was a journalist and editor for 14 years for a pair of weekly newspapers. He is a graduate of the University of Oregon and currently resides in Gladstone, Oregon.

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Best eCommerce-Friendly POS Systems For Online Sellers

We’ve put together this post to help small retail businesses modernize their operations by bridging the gap between online sales and physical retail sales. Whether you’re looking to establish your brand in the online sphere or want to replace your current online POS with a better system, read on to learn about the best eCommerce POS systems.

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Dec 13, 2023 Filed under: Point of Sale

Toast POS Review

Whether your restaurant is focusing more on in-person dining or takeout options, Toast POS comes with a fantastic array of built-in features to serve customers. Toast also acts as the client’s payment processor. Toast is different from many of its iOS-based competitors in the POS world because it runs on Android operating systems, making the tablets it runs on cheaper and more versatile.

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Feb 14, 2024 Filed under: iPad POS System Reviews, POS System Reviews, Restaurant POS System Reviews
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The 5 Best Bakery POS Systems

Most bakeries have a whole bunch of things to sell, from bread and pastries to beverages, merchandise, and more. Customers may want to order ahead and pay with various payment methods. You also want reports, customer profiles, and employee management. So you need a POS system that caters to those abilities.

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Dec 7, 2023 Filed under: Point of Sale

Clover Mobile Review

Pros Access to Clover app market Highly customizable Accepts virtually all forms of payment Portable Cons Can’t separate POS from payment processing Hardware is proprietary Overview Imagine having access to one of the more innovative and user-friendly POS systems in the palm of your hand, with the ability to check inventory, analyze reports, and make […]

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Feb 23, 2024 Filed under: POS System Reviews, Restaurant POS System Reviews
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Square Credit Card Processing Review (Square Payments)

Square Payments earns a perfect 5-star rating for ease of use, astounding feature set, transparent and affordable pricing, and overall status as a powerhouse for merchants. While Square’s payment processing service is not appropriate for all business types and lacks the stability and negotiability of a standard merchant account, many small businesses enjoy the predictable pricing and the lightning-quick setup.

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Feb 14, 2024 Filed under: Mobile Credit Card Processing Reviews
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NCR Silver Review

NCR Silver gets high marks for its ease of use, flexibility, and built-in marketing tools. Unfortunately, while NCR makes solidly good POS software, its Silver product suffers from other issues — namely, the restrictive service contract foisted on merchants who want to purchase the system.

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Feb 13, 2024 Filed under: POS System Reviews, Retail POS System Reviews
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Square Appointments Review

With a full POS system and free booking site, Square Appointments offers a lot of value for salons and independent stylists. But as with other Square products, it only makes sense if you commit to using Square Payments as well, which can be a great convenience or a severe limitation.

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Feb 14, 2024 Filed under: POS System Reviews, Service-Based POS Reviews