Hate prospecting?

Hate prospecting?

You’re not alone if you hate prospecting, meeting new customers, or interacting with people you don’t know. It’s a common dilemma among introverts in particular, and many small business owners are introverts. The problem this poses for the...
Adding new equipment in 2023? Buy or lease?

Adding new equipment in 2023? Buy or lease?

If you’re thinking of acquiring more equipment in 2023, you should know that BDC has published a paper on the buy-or-lease issue. They know that cash flow and the expected life of the equipment are key in making your decision and the paper in question (available...
Roland TV

Roland TV

Okay, so the TV above has nothing to do with Roland TV, but isn’t it a great attention grabber? About Roland TV . . .  It’s a facility on the Roland DGA website that features videos on a variety of topics about Roland equipment. It’s designed to...
Stanley’s holiday dates

Stanley’s holiday dates

All four of Stanley’s branches will be closed from 24 December 2022 to January 2nd 2023 inclusive. Everyone will be back, well rested and ready to get you off to a great start on 2023 on Tuesday, January 3rd. From now until closing on the 23rd, please allow...
Proper care for vehicle wraps

Proper care for vehicle wraps

One evening a few years ago, I had a conversation with a pizza delivery guy driving a brightly-wrapped Fiat 500. He told me that he didn’t have a car of his own but that his boss allowed him to drive the Fiat provided he kept it clean and shiny. I thought that...
Visual hierarchy

Visual hierarchy

We’ve dealt extensively before with what makes a sign readable. It seems, based on the signs I see when I’m out and about, that all aspects of this topic cannot be repeated enough. It’s not hard to spot signs that make you wonder if the designer had...