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September 2016

AQUACRON200

PRODUCT PICKS: September 2016

Each month, hundreds of products hit the market. Here’s our pick of the ones to watch.AQUACRON® 200 Series coating from PPGPPG has introduced AQUACRON200...
Oil and Water

TOUGH CALL: Oil and Water

Online Poll - Read the scenario below then place your vote at the bottom of the page.Finally, after nearly a decade as general manager...
Scott Simpson

BRAND TALK: Are You Prepared for the Next Downturn?

Take These 8 Steps Scott Simpson is President and CEO of BlueTarp Financial. BlueTarp is a B2B credit management company that pays suppliers upfront on...

Protect Your Investment

One of the first rules of business is to protect your investments. As a smart business owner, you automatically renew your insurance policies; you...

How to Rig the Carnival Games of Life in Your Favor

Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, and The TODAY Show recently investigated the legitimacy of carnival games. I know this will shock you—the games are rigged.Chances...

Price Isn’t Everything in Mergers and Acquisitions

Whether you are a buyer or a seller in the high stakes game of mergers & acquisitions, you are going to spend an inordinate...

10 Ways to Make the Best Sales Impression

When making your initial sales call on larger and more professional prospects—at least among the most successful contractor salespeople—cold calling has pretty much become...

White Paper: How To Lead A Successful Technology Project

WHITE PAPER: How to Lead a Successful Technology Project Executives see new technology as a business investment. They want software that supports long-term goals and strategic...
Marketing on a budget

REAL ISSUES. REAL ANSWERS: Marketing On A Budget

This month's question came from a reader in Kentucky, who wrote: “Our question involves marketing on a budget. There are so many alternatives, but...
Naples Lumber

Midwestern Values, Southern Hospitality

When Florida Governor Rick Scott visited Naples Lumber & Supply in mid-July, he made sure to mention that the state’s unemployment rate was at...

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