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  • Why Businesses are Going Agile with Their Website Redesign Projects

    Agile Web Development
    It's the same for nearly every company we assist. Before anyone decides whether to buy anything from them or do any business with them, they check out the website. And they do it even if they first learn about the company offline. So it's hard to overstate the importance of getting your web design right. (Read More...)
  • 2017 State of Small Business in a Word: Upbeat

    February 6, 2017  - Tips for Small Business
    2017 State of Small Business
    2016 will be a year to remember. It was a year of business changes, social dilemmas, financial scandals, and political upheavals such as Brexit and the U.S. Presidential election. For many people, 2016 is one they are happy to say goodbye to and are eagerly ready to user in a new year. Perhaps those most looking forward to what's in store for 2017 are small business owners. No matter which side of the political fence you sat on in 2016, as we begin 2017 and the political leadership torch is passed there is a sense of optimism in the state of the small business. (Read More...)
  • Nearly 80% of businesses use financing to acquire equipment. Do you?

    January 3, 2017  - Equipment Financing
    78% of businesses use equipment financing
    Thinking about financing to acquire the equipment or technology your business needs? You’re not alone. According to a recent Equipment Leasing and Financing Association (ELFA) study, 78% of businesses used equipment financing. With a 3% growth in investment in equipment and software anticipated through 2017, the need for financing remains strong. (Read More...)
  • Print Trends for Small Businesses: An Interview with Henle Printing Company

    November 14, 2016  - Tips for Small Business
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    Although digital channels have risen in popularity for both consumers and businesses over the past several years, marketers are seeing a resurgence in tactile efforts like direct mail due to their ability to engage the recipient in different ways than emails and online ads. We recently talked with Mike Henle, owner of Henle Printing Company, about the trends and advancements in printing for businesses. (Read More...)
  • 2016 Section 179 Business Tax Incentives

    November 7, 2016  - Tips for Small Business
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    As Benjamin Franklin once said, "nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes" and people have always worked very hard to delay one and reduce the other. Thankfully for small business owners there is a tax incentive that could have a significant impact and reduce their tax burden – Section 179. Section 179 enables small business owners to accelerate deductions on eligible equipment and assets they purchase for their business. (Read More...)
  • A Proven Plan for Rebranding

    October 31, 2016  - Tips for Small Business
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    Rebranding is not only a time to refresh your company's look but also its position as a brand. It is after all called reBranding. This is a time to reflect on how you stand apart from your competition and how you want to be known by your industry. It is also a time to realign your message internally. The following approach made BevSource's rebranding efforts run smoothly and successfully. (Read More...)
  • Surveys to Improve Your Customer Experience (Part 2 of 2)

    October 24, 2016  - Tips for Small Business
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    In Surveys to Improve Your Customer Experience (Part 1) we covered the importance of incorporating surveys into your sales and service processes in order to gain valuable feedback and improve customer satisfaction. Now, let's talk about the mechanics. How do you pull off a killer survey that not only generates response, but the right response? (Read More...)
  • Surveys to Improve Your Customer Experience (Part 1 of 2)

    October 19, 2016  - Tips for Small Business
    Survey Your Customers For Success
    For small to medium sized businesses, keeping your fingers on the pulse of the business is vitally important. This is especially true in this age of social networking where recommendations or negative comments can spread virally. The secret is in understanding customer sentiment and working toward continual customer satisfaction improvement. A customer survey is an effective way to get feedback that you can analyze and use to improve the customer experience. (Read More...)
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