Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Winner of The September 2013 Spotlight Contest is…

Greetings! It is with a bit of a heavy heart I tell you that this month, the contest I conceived and ran since its inception, will be my last as Supplier Connection’s Voice of Small Business.  Don’t fear: You can always … Continue reading

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Vote Now for The September 2013 Supplier Spotlight Contest!

Last month’s contest ended while I was in Belize on a mission trip with my family. Belize has this way of focusing you on the realities of wider horizons, and healing you up at the same time.  But, I’m glad … Continue reading

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Entry #5: Serve What You Do Best

CLICK HERE TO VOTE Our business has had the good fortune of consistent growth in the past; however, lately, we’ve been growing at a decreasing rate.  As a small certified women/minority business enterprise, we are competing against larger nationwide corporations. … Continue reading

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Entry #4: Partner Up Out There!

CLICK HERE TO VOTE We recently opened up shop in the DC area, expanding our footprint from Houston and Nashville.  Opening in a new area takes creativity and a willingness to try new things to expand your client base.  We … Continue reading

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Entry #3: CRM Winning Streak

CLICK HERE TO VOTE I know I’m not the only one constantly looking for better Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions to help me automate some of my sales procedures… I’m searching all the time for the newest, most intuitive tools. … Continue reading

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Entry #2: Embrace Hardship and Innovate

CLICK HERE TO VOTE After we were hit by Hurricane Sandy, my thinking about the value of hardship to my small business changed drastically. Hardship handled properly can actually be a great reason to change – and if there’s enough … Continue reading

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Entry #1: 3 Essentials to Turn a Good Company into a Great One

CLICK HERE TO VOTE Being a good company seems to be the goal of many small business owners.  But why settle for good when you could be great? Jim Collins, a business professor and author, wrote a book titled Good to … Continue reading

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