Proforma Q4 Kickoff Event Provides Momentum Motivation for Business Success
September 23, 2020 at 1:15 pm

Proforma, Cleveland, recently held its PROmentum Q4 Kickoff Event to provide Proforma owners, sales reps and team members with the momentum and motivation to head into the fourth quarter poised for success. The meeting, which was held virtually on Sept. 15-16, was attended by more than 600 members of the Proforma family. Kicking off PROmentum…

Selco Acquires Belair Time Corporation
September 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Selco LLC, Tulsa, Okla., has acquired certain assets of Belair Time Corporation. Selco has been operating Belair since June, and the merger is dated back to June 1. Belair had closed its New Jersey facility in March in response to a state mandate due to COVID-19. In May, Selco and Belair put together an agreement…

Allen/ColorCraft Announces New Home Territory Sales Reps
September 21, 2020 at 2:34 pm

Stan W. A. Dohan, MAS, MASI, president and chief operating officer of Allen/ColorCraft, Blanchester, Ohio, announced Eysoldt Marketing Group Inc. as its new home territory sales reps in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Matt Eysoldt and his sister, Allison DuFau, have joined Allen/ColorCraft as their sales and marketing team for…

The No. 1 Enemy of Becoming Wealthy
September 21, 2020 at 11:00 am

I define wealthy as making a minimum of $500,000 per year. This is a very achievable goal because: Businesses in North America spend over $300 billion on all the products we sell (printing, promotional products, incentives and awards, custom packaging, and more). These businesses keep running out of these items and need to reorder more.…

'Be a Conduit': 3 Tips to Earn More Referrals
September 14, 2020 at 11:49 am

Referrals can make a huge difference for your business. Your customers will spread the word about your exemplary service and products, and if you form relationships with colleagues, they'll likely help you out if you take the initiative to do the same...

Why Am I Getting Duplicate Customers When Integrating SAGE and QuickBooks?
September 10, 2020 at 2:39 pm

Ask the Accountant… Question: I am integrating SAGE Online with QuickBooks Premier. I am getting duplicate customers and vendors. Why is that happening? Answer: When integrating two software packages, if any data in the receiving system is not identical to that being exported, it will be identified as a new and different entry. For instance,…

AIA Welcomes Joél Bastien as New SVP of Owner Success
September 10, 2020 at 1:53 pm

AIA Corporation (AIA), Appleton, Wis., announced that industry veteran Joél Bastien, MAS, has joined the company as senior vice president of owner success. In this role, Bastien will provide strategic direction and leadership to the AIA community to ensure exemplary customer experiences among AIA owners. As the leader of…

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group Acquires Fabric Images
September 10, 2020 at 11:05 am

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, Woodridge, Ill., announced that it has acquired Fabric Images. The union combines Fabric Images’ 28 years of innovation and expertise in award-winning custom fabric architectural solutions with Orbus Exhibit & Display Group’s world-class service, quality, print capability and extensive product lineup in signage, portable, modular, fabric structure and custom exhibit…

'It's a Very Confusing Process': The Payroll Tax Deferral, Explained
September 10, 2020 at 10:31 am

President Trump’s payroll tax deferral executive order went into effect on Sept. 1, meaning that employers can now temporarily suspend collection of the 6.2 percent federal tax for employees that goes toward social security. The suspension would last through the end of 2020. The details, though, are a bit unclear.

The Rule of the Beach Fire
September 8, 2020 at 12:28 pm

I love being at the beach. One of my favorite things is to have a great log fire at the beach. Here’s the first rule of the beach fire: It takes many logs to have a great log fire. If one of the logs rolls out of the fire, it fizzles out and sizzles out.…