Productivity

Is Your ERP Provider Giving You What You Need? 6 Essential Tools List

There are lots of advantages to working with an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) provider. First and foremost, you know you are using a product that has proven value. The market does a good job of weeding out the bad ERP products. You also get expert assistance throughout the implementation process so that you can take advantage of a customized ERP faster. But the greatest advantage may be the ongoing customer support you receive.

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Autonomy in the Workplace

Autonomy in the Workplace: How Ownership Improves Results

Modern day professionals are given a lot of day-to-day responsibilities but they don’t often feel a sense of autonomy at work. Managers must learn to rely on them and their capabilities. Only in this way will ownership as a core value become a part of a company’s culture.

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Your Brick and Mortar Business: Top Tips for Attracting Customers and Increasing Foot Traffic

Getting customers into your store is one of the biggest challenges you may face as a retailer. If you make sure you get enough people into your store in the first place, you can obviously make more sales.

But what can you do to increase foot traffic? There are many tricks and tips that you can take advantage of to get more people into your store AND put them in the mood to buy. Here are a few to get you started so that you can give your foot traffic and revenue a serious boost.

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Online Videocasting Tips For New Businesses

Videocasting can help you build your brand and company. It’s an excellent opportunity, one you don’t want to miss out on. So what is a videocast?

Instead of just putting up a website and having people look at your pages, you can create a video with interesting power point pop ups that makes your customer feel like the know who you are and gives them all sorts of interesting information.

Here are a few tips to help you create your first Videocast ever:

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Buy A Used Car To Start Your Business

I know when you are starting out with a new business you need to save money everywhere you can. Is it possible that one of those ways could be with your vehicle?

I used to be one of those people who had to own a new car every three years. It didn’t matter how much money I was wasting, I think it was tied up with my image somehow that I had to have a new car to show I was doing well. Even when I had a low paying job (and was working for the man) and could not afford my car payment, I still purchased a new car.

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5 Positions You Can Fill With Software

Let’s face it, small businesses today have a lot to handle. From accounting to customer service and everything in between, many business owners seem to need to do it all. Many lack the desire and/or revenue to hire multiple employees to handle the work load. This means that business owners can end up wearing many different hats. For you owners out there, we want to tell you there are many Software tools available to help with time-consuming tasks like book keeping, payroll and customer service. Here are 5 positions you can fill with software:

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Checkout at Convenience Store

4 Tips For A Successful Convenience Store Business

There are over 100,000 gas stations, both privately owned and franchised, in the United States. Even with alternative fuel vehicles getting up to 55 miles per gallon, gas stations aren’t going away any time soon. With purchase prices sometimes as low as $70,000, and the opportunity for healthy profits, purchasing a gas station can be an attractive business opportunity. If you’re thinking about getting into the business, we have a few great tips to help simplify the management of your gas station.

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How Investing In Technology Training Can Benefit Business

Big Data is becoming a huge deal in the business world and is a trend that companies simply cannot ignore. With so much data being accessible today, many organizations feel overwhelmed with it all and are unable to process it. However, it’s vital that these companies are able to use their big data to make key decisions in the company, using their data alongside other strategies to make sure their processes are at maximum efficiency.

One of the most valuable ways to increase this efficiency is to train employees on how they can make decisions based on data. A lot of employees may find that large amounts of data in any given project can be too much to process, but with the right training, there’s no reason why companies can’t make their big data one of their most powerful and useful tools.

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Key Factors For Lowering Warehouse Costs

A tell-tale sign of a well-managed operations department is having the ability to reduce costs without creating a negative impact on day-to-day operations, customer satisfaction levels, or workplace safety. In order to achieve the desired results, it’s crucial to understand what areas to focus on in order to keep maintenance costs under control and maximize cost savings.

Here are some things to consider that could help lower warehouse operating costs:

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