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Storytelling Builds Better Brands (For Promo Businesses and Their Clients)
July 30, 2019 at 1:15 pm

Storytelling is ingrained in each and every culture. It’s been part of our livelihood since the beginning of time. Stories—including the ones told through marketing—are consumed in different ways, and we build emotional connections not just with the story itself, but with the environments we consume them within. If I were to mention a name…

My 5 Favorite Promotions of the Week: Pixies Skateboards, Strand Sweatshirts and More
July 31, 2019 at 1:18 pm

My dad's birthday is this week, and I've been scouring the internet trying to figure out what on earth to get for the man who just wants socks. So, I've spent a lot of time on the internet getting distracted by other products—mainly awesome promotional merchandise that I just want to buy for myself. Without…

How to Handle Multiple Companies on QuickBooks
July 26, 2019 at 2:16 pm

Ask the Accountant... Question: Can I run more than one company when I buy QuickBooks? Answer: Yes and yes, but.... Yes: QuickBooks Pro and Premier allow multiple company files for one flat fee, which makes these two versions of QB an even more cost-effective accounting software for those running multiple business entities. One word of…

Do You Love You?
July 15, 2019 at 11:10 am

This is a very serious question: Do you love you? Do you love you just the way you are right now? Many people seem like they don’t really love who they are right now. Perhaps they aren’t happy with their health, or income, relationships, etc. It’s easy to think that you will love yourself and…

How to Attach Paperwork for Orders on QuickBooks
July 12, 2019 at 1:48 pm

Ask the accountant... Question: There is a paperclip icon in QuickBooks for attachments. Can I attach all the paperwork for an order there? Answer: There is an attachment function in QB for several screens including, but not limited to, sales orders, purchase orders, invoices, bills and customers. You can attach documents here, such as a…

Is Enough Enough, Or Is Enough Not Enough?
July 1, 2019 at 2:58 pm

We’ve all heard people say, “Enough is enough.” The person saying it wants something to stop because they can no longer accept or deal with it. We’ve all said it from time to time. The truth is that “enough is enough” is also how most people live their lives. No matter where you are in…

Don't Know Which QuickBooks To Pick?
June 28, 2019 at 1:32 pm

Question: I want to switch to QuickBooks, but I don’t know which one to pick. I spoke to Intuit, and they say I should purchase QuickBooks Online, and it will do everything I need. Is that true? Answer: Our business is complex and unique and requires a software that can handle our complicated orders. While…

So Great It Should Almost Be Illegal
June 18, 2019 at 10:38 am

Fellow distributor owners and sales reps, have you ever stopped to think how unbelievably fortunate we are to be distributors? We don’t need to own any manufacturing equipment. We don’t need to own any manufacturing plants. We don’t need to hire manufacturing employees. We don’t need to invest in any inventory. All we need is…