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6 ERP Software Basics Your Job Shop Needs

Choosing the right ERP software should maximize the efficiency and productivity of every functional area of your business. In a crowded ERP solution marketplace with confusing messages, it takes a methodical approach to match the right solution to your business. This involves clearly defi...

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Why Great Accounting Is Critical to Your Job Shop

Accounting is how you know if your job shop is doing well or not. And it’s about more than whether you’re making money. Accounting gives you a look into how your shop is doing, provided you have the in-depth reporting to tell you.  Decision-making  If you have accura...

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3 Types of Case Studies: Tips and Tricks to Make the Best One for Your Job Shop

Case studies are a great way to bring in more customers. There’s the honesty of actual customers talking about their experiences with your shop, but you can control what makes it to the case study. Before you start calling customers to interview them for case studies, you’ll need to know t...

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3 Ways Customers Can Market Your Job Shop

Marketing can be complicated, and most people who run a job shop don’t have lots of time to spend on it. Let your customers market your job shop! Potential customers are more likely to trust customer reviews than advertising. Some of the best ways to have customers do the marketing for your ...

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Four Questions to Help Your Shop Buy the Right ERP System

Buying an ERP system isn’t something you can do quickly if you want to get a good fit. It’s a process. However, it doesn’t have to be complicated or take a long time. Below are four questions you can ask to help search more effectively.  What does yo...

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How Has Manufacturing Changed over the Last Year?

Manufacturers have been improving their processes since they first existed. However, manufacturers have never needed to improve as quickly as they have over the past year. The pandemic changed many things for our world, but manufacturing was one of the industries that was hit first. Many of those change...

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How ERP Software Improves Customer Service

Getting customers to feel warm and fuzzy about their job shop often isn’t on an owner’s radar. However, owners of small shops know how important it is to have great customer service. Providing great customer service will help your customers feel more connected to your shop, which will brin...

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5 Ways to Empower Employee Decision-Making

Managing people can be rewarding but challenging. In a job shop, it’s one of the roles that just happens. You may have started your own shop and gradually started hiring or moved up in the company you worked for because you were doing a great job. Now, you have people reporting to you w...

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How Job Travelers Help Your Job Shop

Job travelers are a list of steps required to complete a job. It’s a simple principle, but it can make a big difference in your job shop. The time saved and confusion prevented make jobs flow much more smoothly. And, as anyone who runs a job shop can tell you, keeping jobs mov...

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5 Website Design Mistakes Job Shops Must Correct in 2021

If you’re going to take the time to make a website for your job shop, it should look great. Ideally, it will have an attractive theme, powerful images, and compelling content. It should be generating the traffic and leads you envisioned when you created or designed it. As a growing business in 2021, the la...

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