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Kroll Auto Sales: Revving from 0 to 60 by getting more online reviews

Starting a business from scratch is tough sledding. Adam Kroll is using online reviews to shorten the path to success.

May 14, 2018

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum: Illuminating online reviews as a revenue driver

For a Florida destination for tourists and students alike, online reviews management is shining a light on new revenue opportunities.

Apr 30, 2018

Greg Witten: Giving local restaurants the ingredients to win as consumer tastes shift

Greg Witten, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Vantiv, the nation’s largest card processor, outlines how local eateries are using technology to increase bandwidth, find new ways to stand out, and attract new customers.

Dec 18, 2017

Turn your 1-star reviews into 5-star results

Rather than ignoring negative reviews or hoping they’ll go away, these 3 businesses found ways to engage their customers through the use of negative reviews.

Dec 11, 2017

Willamette Valley Music: Striking a chord with consumers in the age of Amazon

Consumers who want to make sweet, sweet music still trust local businesses with deep expertise and quality instruments over online retailers. Here’s how an Oregon music company is humming along in spite of Amazon’s growing influence. 

Nov 30, 2017

Willamette Valley Music: Striking a chord with consumers in the age of Amazon

Consumers who want to make sweet, sweet music still trust local businesses with deep expertise and quality instruments over online retailers. Here’s how an Oregon music company is humming along in spite of Amazon’s growing influence.

Nov 20, 2017

Winchester Harley-Davidson: Revving up revenue growth with simple software solutions

Nestled in the picturesque Shenandoah Valley an hour outside of Washington D.C., Winchester Harley-Davidson is using technology to attract new customers and build engagement with loyal regulars. 

Nov 13, 2017

Archie Bengzon: Dishing up growth solutions to independent restaurateurs

Merchant-level agents like Archie Bengzon are helping small, independent restaurants step up their game as the eat local movement gains momentum. 

Oct 30, 2017

Fort Worth Tire & Service: Thriving in spite of wrenching change since ‘83

Change is the only constant for this Texas tire shop. Now, it’s embracing the Digital Age while staying true to its roots. 

Oct 24, 2017

Agent of change: Kimberly Guest-Hernandez brings small businesses into the Digital Age

In the past, merchant-level agents just sold payment processing and point-of-sale systems. These days, they’re evolving into technology consultants. 

Oct 23, 2017

The Inn at Elk River: Quantifying success in high-touch hospitality

Technology is helping a small bed-and-breakfast in the Carolina mountains deliver a restful and rustic experience without wasted effort or resources. 

Sep 11, 2017

Irish Channel Pub: The power of knowing how your business stacks up

Those ups and downs in revenue, are they affecting your business exclusively or the entire local market? A restaurant in the nation’s capital is using data to find out. 

Aug 25, 2017

OnTarget Range: Hitting the mark with online reviews

Hitting the bullseye with online customer feedback has led to big things for this Illinois gun shop and firing range.

Aug 24, 2017

Interior Motif: A window into delivering high-touch customer experience

Small businesses that adapt to the times stay in business longer. Technology has been a key to Interior Motif’s impressive quarter-century track record of success.

Aug 23, 2017

Escape This: Cracking the code of comparative revenue

A Texas entrepreneur is using deeper visibility into his revenue — and his competitors’ — to get a leg up in the booming “escape room” market.

Aug 22, 2017

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