So Many Item Numbers
November 11, 2022 at 11:11 am

Ask the Accountant… Question: When I create orders in SAGE and bring them over into QuickBooks, I like to create generic items, such as apparel, and change the description each time. It seems like I would have too many items otherwise. What do you think? Answer: In QuickBooks Premier, you can have up to 14,500…

A Culture of Unbelief
November 8, 2022 at 9:29 am

A culture of unbelief stems from owners not following up on what they speak. Here is what you can do to fix this type of culture.

You Can Have It All If…
November 7, 2022 at 10:53 am

I talk to lots of business owners that want to have more. More sales. More profits. More fun in life. And one thing I know for sure is that you really can have it all if... You don’t do it all. That’s right. You can have it all if you don’t do it all. Unfortunately,…

Beam Impact’s Mission to Shift $10 Billion from Brands to Nonprofits
November 7, 2022 at 10:40 am

“Customers today are so anxious that they’re not making a big enough impact in their day-to-day lives,” reveals Viveka Hulyalkar. “They would not only switch brands; they would even pay extra for a brand that they believe is more socially responsible.” The co-founder and CEO of Beam Impact shares how to turn consumer behaviors into…

What a Sales Funnel Is and Why Your Promo Business Needs One
November 3, 2022 at 2:38 pm

Most distributors rely on referrals and word of mouth to bring in new clients, with some also doing outreach efforts such as email, cold calling, etc. All these can bring in new clients, but are rather unreliable and unpredictable. To establish and grow a successful distributor business, you must consistently attract new qualified leads on…

Productivity and Trends
November 3, 2022 at 9:37 am

Work with your team to create meaningful KPIs, trends, and action plans that are relevant for your business. Here are some ideas.

The Magnet Group Hires Steve Parker as Regional Sales Manager
October 31, 2022 at 2:27 pm

The Magnet Group, Washington, MO, has announced its most recent hire: Steve Parker as regional sales manager. In his new role, Parker will cover California, Arizona, Oregon, Nevada, Washington, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Mexico. "Steve is so well known and loved from his years on the distributor and supplier…

Can I See What I Make On an Order in QuickBooks?
October 27, 2022 at 4:15 pm

Ask the Accountant… Question: Is there any way to see what I make on an order? Answer: Unfortunately, QuickBooks does not have the function of showing the gross profit of an order for non-inventory items, which is what most of a distributor’s orders are. If you create orders in SAGE, however, you can see what…