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Teardrop Banners Draw Customers into our Store

This year has been one of those years of testing different ideas and measuring their results.  We have looked a multiple facets of our organization in an attempt to make everything that we do more effective.  It has meant examining every aspect of what we do and how we do it in such a way …

Locked-Out in Germany

Over the weekend I found myself with a little downtime, so I decided to get out of town and take a break from the office.  I knew that I was doing everything at the last minute, so I decided to go to Germany and stay at our family’s house over there. It was going to …

Getting Ready for our Local Charity Event

When I started my first business many years ago, I had this dream of being able to not only provide for myself and my future family, but for others in the community as well.  I always thought that having the means to give back was one of the main goals of starting out on my …

Working Towards a Healthy Body

One of the things that I have taken for granted is my health.  I suppose that I always assumed that I could live like I did in my twenties including late nights, fast food and no exercise.  But time has started to catch up with me, and the way I have treated myself is starting …

Tradeshows Bring Customers to our Store

At this time of year we have a couple of teams out of the office hitting as many tradeshows as we can.  Tradeshows have always been an opportunity for us to increase public awareness of what our company does and serves as an effective means to get more customers.  It is a valuable way for …

Recovering my Deleted Pictures

Last night I had my nieces and sister over for a visit.  I let the kids play on my computer while I visited with my sister.  They had played on my computer many times in the past, so I thought nothing of it. This morning when I woke up at 5 AM and sat down …

Fixing Up our Newest Rental Property

While I always have my eyes open for a good deal on a potential rental property, I am still shocked at the number of opportunities that fall into my lap.  I don’t have enough money to take advantage of all of them, but when I do have money sitting around that I can invest, I …

Preparing for our Yearly Mail Campaign

While most companies have started to shy away from direct mail campaigns, we continue to use mail as a means for us to reach our customers.  It still continues to be very effective at driving traffic into our shop, and until we see a change, we will be continuing our mail out each year. This …

Proper Education is Key to HIPAA Compliance

In our information age where we depend on our computers, tablets and mobile phones to access information wherever we go, protecting our personal information is one of the most important things that needs to be done.  One of the examples that we can all relate to would be the medical industry.  Your doctor and the …

Finding Deals on a New Phone

I have been thinking about getting a second phone for some time now and I wanted to get the best price possible.  I certainly didn’t want to pay full price for a secondary phone, so finding a good price was my first priority. I knew that I could find a promo code or coupon code …