Business Growth: Marketing

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Branding Yourself

KNOW YOURSELF. Stacks is authentically friendly and passionate about what they do, and being exceptional, trustworthy and forward-thinking are their top priorities. This gives Stacks a foundation to build their…

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Pokémon GO What?

By Aly Van Dyke Isn’t this whole Pokémon GO thing over? Probably. But not for long. The next hot smartphone app is right on its heels. This time, don’t miss…

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Big Bad Wolves are not real—and there are no silver bullets

Created: Wednesday, 21 September 2016 Written by Martha Bartlett Piland  The monster lurking around the corner isn’t the economy or absence of a marketing budget. It’s a lack of strategy…

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Curb Appeal

By William Beteta Business Development Specialist and Landscape Architect Schendel Lawn and Landscape Lawn and landscape maintenance shouldn’t end with the conclusion of summer. Fall is an important time of…

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Location Selection

By Bryon Schlosser President and Owner Coldwell Banker Griffith & Blair American Home, and Griffith & Blair Commercial. In these times of virtual offices and virtual storefronts, it is possible for…

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Think Like Your Customer

Written by Kelly Pierce, Chief Marketing Officer at Advisors Excel To achieve excellence, it’s about more than just putting your customers first. It’s about putting yourself in your customer’s place. I…

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Business Fundamentals of Golf

By Steve McDonald First Tee of Shawnee County Many of the best business entrepreneurs are not only avid golfers, but are also skilled at the art of advancing a business…

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Tame The Beast Known As Ineffective Meetings

By Bob & Carol Boncella Washburn University The beast of “ineffective meetings” lurks within every organization, business or foundation. It is standard operating procedure for businesses to schedule meetings on…

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Perception is Reality: The Importance of Curb Appeal

By Bita Givechi, Topeka Landscape Personal Since we were kids, those who had a hand in raising us preached about appearances. At that time, the list seemed endless: “Brush your…

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Break the Ice: 4 ways to better cold calling

By Martha Bartlett Piland MB Piland Advertising + Marketing Whether you’re raising money, growing customers, pitching a reporter or recruiting committee members, you have to make some asks. It can…