Emma Ayres

Emma Ayres

Emma is a freelance content writer who specializes in thoughtful and insightful blogs and articles. Her main passion is the intersection of human behavior and modern technology, particularly in the context of marketing and cybersecurity. Outside of work, Emma loves video games, superhero movies, crochet, and cuddling her German Shepherd.

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Reviews

Stax

Stax is a fantastic subscription-based credit card processing service that offers affordable transaction fees, intuitive payment software, and e-commerce functionality to cover all aspects of your business. While it has its flaws, high-volume businesses can save money with Stax over a processor with a traditional fee-only payment model.

4.8
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Helcim

Helcim isn’t perfect – it doesn’t offer accounts for “high-risk” industries and you can’t use third-party card readers. However, it’s not a bad place to start if you have a new, low-volume business and you need support as you grow. With cheap hardware, fantastic e-commerce software, and discounted rates, Helcim’s a good choice for your first card processor.

4.4
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ProMerchant

ProMerchant has a lot to offer small businesses. With quick approvals, next-day payouts, high-risk merchant accounts, and a choice of two payment models, ProMerchant makes getting paid quick and easy for any business. Still, if you want a processor with more features, you'll find some great alternatives on our list of the top 10 credit card processors in .

4.3
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Blog Posts

Drip vs. AWeber: Who Offers the Best Value for Money [2022]

If you’ve got a niche business, I know how tempting it is to buy into a specialized email marketing service (EMS) that promises to cater to your exact needs. However, more often than not, these specialized EMS put so much effort into industry-specific features that they forget the basics. For example, when you compare Drip vs AWeber, AWeber is a lot more generalized, but it...

5.0
July 04, 2022
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6 Best Credit Card Processing APIs for Your Business in 2022

The great thing about e-commerce payment technology is that it’s relatively easy to customize. All you need is some experience using Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) – or a willingness to learn – and a credit card processor that offers this helpful development toolkit. With that being said, not every payment processor offers an API. Those that do rarely provide...

5.0
July 04, 2022
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6 BEST Credit Card Processing for Nonprofits in 2022

With many payment processors classifying nonprofits as high-risk merchants, it can be difficult to find merchant services for your nonprofit. Few processors offer high-risk merchant accounts, and those that do typically charge higher-than-average fees or force you to sign long-term contracts. Not only that, but many payment processors focus primarily on in-person...

5.0
July 01, 2022
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6 Best Credit Card Processing for Therapists in 2022

Every good therapist knows that client comfort goes beyond the therapy session. The same principle applies to collecting payments, too. By offering a simple invoicing process and multiple ways for clients to pay, you can set yourself apart from the competition. Unfortunately, not every credit card processor offers the level of service you need. Some accept very few payment...

4.5
June 29, 2022
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How to Cancel Your Jimdo Account + Get a Refund in 2022

Jimdo may not be perfect, but it was true to its word and gave me a full refund when I canceled my account. The process was completely hassle-free, even though I had signed up for the cheapest plan. With its “we do it so you don’t have to” attitude, Jimdo is a great beginner-friendly website builder if you don’t want to spend countless hours setting up your website. Jimdo...

4.0
June 17, 2022
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Wix Accessibility: Make Your Wix Site ADA-Compliant [2022]

Many businesses still assume that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) only covers physical premises. However, in recent years the Department of Justice has confirmed that websites also need to be considered a place of public accommodation. And, while website builders are fantastic time-saving tools, many don’t make it clear enough that accessibility is a legal and...

4.7
June 15, 2022
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Squarespace Accessibility: How To Get ADA Compliance [2022]

Website builders are supposed to take the hassle out of building websites, but they often fall short with regards to accessibility. I know – this is the last thing you want to hear when you’re trying to find the easiest way possible to get your business online. But with ADA-related litigation on the rise, it’s essential that you understand how to make your website...

4.0
June 15, 2022
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5 Best Freelance Sites to Hire NFT Artists and Designers [2022]

If crypto is your thing but your artistic skill taps out at drawing a passable stick figure, then I’ve got some good news for you. You don’t need to be an artist to mint your own NFTs (non-fungible tokens). Sure, artists and designers kick-started the trend – but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on making some serious moolah. Honestly, to make an NFT, all you need to...

4.0
May 11, 2022
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5 Best Social Media Ad Creators for Small Businesses in 2022

Social media ads are fantastic for helping your small business to grow, but it can be hard to find the time to make a great ad when you’re spinning so many other plates. Hiring an online social media ad creator can take some of the pressure off. Plus, hiring an expert doesn’t have to break the bank. With some creators offering their services for as little as $5, you can...

4.3
May 11, 2022
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7 Best Nonprofit Website Designers: Great Value Options in 2022

The tough thing about hiring a web designer as a non-profit is that the vast majority of professionals seem to be solely focused on business audiences. So, you’re left with three main options. You can do it yourself – but you might not have the time or knowledge available to get it right. You can hire a web design agency for nonprofits – but you’ll have to navigate...

4.0
May 11, 2022
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9 Best NFT Artists & Designers to Hire: Reliable & Affordable 2022

You don’t have to be an artist to sell NFTs. Even though the concept of an NFT was originally developed to help artists make money, you don’t need to be a Photoshop pro – or even be able to draw a straight line – to hop on the trend. Hiring an NFT artist to create your artwork for you has never been easier. You just need to know where to look. I'm here to help you find...

4.3
May 11, 2022
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How to Create & Sell NFT Art (If You’re Not an Artist) in 2022

So you read on Twitter that someone sold an NFT for twice their yearly salary, and now you want in. There’s just one problem – the best art you’ve ever produced was a barely passable stick figure. Fortunately, you don’t have to be an artist to create and sell NFTs. While NFTs were designed to help artists monetize their talents, the market has expanded into an ecosystem...

4.7
May 11, 2022
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How To Cancel Your Zenfolio Account In 2022

Zenfolio is a solid website builder for photographers, but it’s not perfect for everyone. Luckily, it's super easy to cancel your account, even if you sign up for the cheapest plan. My own experience was straightforward and hassle-free. Zenfolio is a pretty great website builder for photographers, with a ton of features that have clearly been designed by professional...

4.5
May 06, 2022
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ClickFunnels Pricing: Why It’s NOT Worth It [2022 Update]

“More value than a 4-year college education!” is a pretty bold claim. ClickFunnels offers results that sound miraculous – which they’d better be, given the pricing. ClickFunnels charges just shy of /month for a comparable service to ActiveCampaign's (significantly cheaper) Plus plan. So, is ClickFunnels worth it? You could do worse than buying into the hype around...

4.0
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7 Best SendX Alternatives: Better Features, Better Value [2022]

If SendX is leaving you frustrated, the last thing you want to do is rush into using yet another Email Marketing Service (EMS) that doesn’t live up to its promises. It’s annoying – and costly – to import your contacts into a new EMS just to find it doesn’t work for you. There’s nothing worse than wasting your time and money on a new marketing service that has the exact same...

4.0
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