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  • holiday ready
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    Four Tips to Make Sure You Are Ready for the Holidays
    Framing, Management
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    Is your frame shop ready for the holidays? Being prepared can make the difference between a profitable season and a stressful one. Follow these four tips.
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    Daily Scorekeeping: Six Reasons it is Important for your Company
    Framing, Management
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    Six ways that goal setting and daily scorekeeping helps everyone involved - create motivated workers who produce better results and provide the right kind of feedback.
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    Why Good Things Happen to SOME Businesses
    Framing, Management
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    Most business owners have one of two distinct outlooks on business. The first group blames external reasons on why things have not progressed well for their company. The second group talks about what THEY have to do to improve business. Take responsibility and watch success happen!
  • Training Manuals
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    Why Your Company Needs a Training Program
    Framing, Management
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    Adding competent staff to your business doesn’t happen by accident. Like all successful programs, training others to serve your customers takes a structured and detailed plan. Here are several ways a training program benefits your company and the people who represent it.
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    Withholding Choices – Why It’s Bad For Your Business
    Framing, Management
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    Framers believe offering expensive framing options hurts the perception of their business, but withholding options creates resentment and undermines trust. Selling premium framing products is about offering informed choices, not trying to upsell.
  • essential key to progress
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    Scorekeeping: The Essential Key To Progress
    Framing, Improving Profits, Management
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    In custom framing, there is no faster way of improving your profits than by increasing your average ticket. Make Average Ticket growth a goal for your company. Download our free tool to record your daily progress, improve your ability to reach goals and measure improvement.
  • accountability and gratitude in business
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    Four Vital Aspects Of Building Business That Often Get Ignored
    Management
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    Customer Service falls short in simple, but very important areas. The simple things often mean the most when building business relationships. Here's four ways to improve how people perceive your business, including response urgency, accountability, attentiveness, and displaying gratitude.
  • exceptional customer service at antelope canyon
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    How One Employee Made My Experience Exceptional
    Management
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    Read about a great customer experience that transformed Ken Baur's trip to Antelope Canyon. Are you making your customer's experience memorable?
  • West Coast Art and Frame Show 2017
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    West Coast Art and Frame Show 2017
    Framing, Management
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    At WCAF 2017 I observed that the shift to learning about the operational aspects of running a small business is continuing as owners understand the need to monitor profits and well as grow their creative talents.
  • Gung Ho by Ken Blanchard
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    A Book For Everyone
    Management
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    If I had to single out one book which influenced the most change in my life it would clearly be Gung Ho! By Ken Blanchard. Blanchard helps to explain how business leadership can be a natural process instead of something forced upon others.
  • Observations from the Road
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    Observations from the Road
    Management
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    Small things can shape a shopping experience. While on the road I observed that ‘details’ can make visiting a business something special…or ruin it.
  • Goal Accomplishment
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    Long-Term Vs. Short-Term Goals
    Management
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    Goal setting is vital to positive business growth and improvement. Successful goal setting means understanding the need for both long and short term goals.
  • Tips for Better Productivity
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    Tips for Better Productivity
    Management
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    Most small business owners never find the time to work ON their business because they are so consumed with working FOR the business. Here's some thoughts and ideas to help you plan the growth and future of your company.
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    How to Handle Negative Online Reviews
    Management, Marketing & Branding
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    One day you will encounter a negative online review of your company. Properly handling unhappy clients can actually help you improve your business.
  • Want A Life And Own A Small Business
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    How to Have a Life AND Own a Small Business
    Management
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    Owning a small business can dominate your life. How do you run a successful small business and still have time for other things? Company & Training Manuals can help save you time so you can have a life outside of work.
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    Selling Expertise, Service and Trust
    Framing, Management, Published Articles
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    'Trust' is a key factor in the decision-making process when choosing to custom frame. Selling trust, service and expertise is a missed opportunity for some custom framers. As you consider what your business has to offer, this should be an essential part of your plan.
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    Managing Social Media Reviews
    Management, Published Articles
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    Positive and negative online reviews about your company have a huge impact on how others see your business. Managing reviews on social media provide opportunities to grow your customer base and is essential to making this type of marketing work.
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    How to Improve Your Business
    Improving Profits, Management
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    Improvement in your business comes through creating a plan to get where you want to go. Being able to visualize the goal is the key to achieving it and communicating it to your team.