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Increase Profit with Sage 100cloud Manufacturing Software Experts

by Stacy Schultz

The implementations of new Sage 100cloud manufacturing software solutions are frequently complex and often time-consuming. When you consider how critical it is to achieve good outcomes, it’s crucial to have a partner on your side that is efficient and experienced to save you time.

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Looking At the Whole Picture

by Vrakas Blum

Have you ever had the experience of speaking with someone over the phone so many times that you build up an image of what that person looks like in your mind? If so – and most of us have – you probably recall the feeling of surprise when you actually first met that same person. Taller or shorter than you anticipated; younger or older; eyeglasses, hair color . . . the list goes on.

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It’s What You Don’t Know That Can Hurt You

by Vrakas Blum

The author Mark Twain was once asked about his many business ventures – most of which had failed. Twain explained how his ventures had failed not because of bad technology (most of the items he invested in became very successful realities, but under different ownership), but rather had failed because he had not kept an eye on their progress.

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Vrakas/Blum Computer Consulting, Inc. achieves Sage Diamond Partner Status

by Vrakas Blum

 

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Better Data Quality, Better Business Results

by Vrakas Blum

In this acronym-rich industry of ours there’s still one acronym that I hold above all others because its truth is undeniable: GIGO. For those of you who might not remember this one, it stands for “garbage in,  garbage out” – and it describes what we all know too-well: the poorer the quality of the data in our ERP  application, the less value we’re going to get out of it.

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What Do I Get with a Sage Business Care Plan?

by Vrakas Blum

Ever wonder why every year, you get a notice to renew your Sage Business Care plan as part of your Sage 100 software investment?  Have you wondered what it includes exactly? In this article, we’ll answer those questions and more.  

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Sage 100cloud vs QuickBooks

by Carol Soukup

Flexibility and Customization

Some differences between Sage 100 and QuickBooks may seem subtle on paper.  In reality, subtle differences in transaction processing may make or break an organization.  For smaller companies, fewer transactions mean a workaround is not a big deal, but for larger companies the extra time per transaction can add up to a very expensive process.  Sage 100cloud provides many customization features to allow you to run your business the way you work best.

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How to Manage Marketing Consent

by Vrakas Blum

Depending on where you do business and the local privacy laws in your region, you may be required to have evidence of marketing consent from your contacts. In other words in order to send email, call or text, your contacts may need to have explicitly agreed to receive marketing communication from your company. In this article, we’ll show you how to create and manage those consent records in Sage CRM.

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SAGE CRM Automating Sales & Service Workflows

by Vrakas Blum

When it comes to business, we all know that errors, manual processes, and redundancy waste valuable time and money. That’s why it’s important to implement pre‐defined best‐practices that everyone on your team adheres to.  

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SPOTLIGHT ON: SAGE CRM

by Vrakas Blum

What is CRM?

By now, all of us have heard about “Customer Relationship Management” (CRM). But not everyone understands what CRM software does or what it means for your business. So let’s go back to basics and explain what CRM is exactly.

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