5 Small Business Struggles—and what you can do to fix them

The small business is notorious for demanding a lot from a limited group of people. Possibly, as a small business, you are a less than 10 people or even a group of only one. Being a small business often means that you have to drive the boat and do the fishing simultaneously. Investopedia explains that…
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4 Indicators Your Business May Be Inefficient

Is your business showing indications of being inefficient? The accounting department has several responsibilities. Managing cashflow, producing financial statements, and future predictions on the financial health of the company, to name a few. When the accounting department starts to show signs of inefficiencies, the rest of the company follows suit. Bit by bit, production slows…
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How you can identify and remedy your company’s emailing challenges

Email management is an important part of your business. Emails are one of the most common ways you communicate throughout your workday. So it stands to reason that they way you manage your company's emails is an important part of your business. Depending on your role, at least 30% of your work time is devoted…
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The Spire Fit

Spire is an accounting and business management software geared towards wholesale distribution, light manufacturing, and service-based businesses. Built on contemporary technology with a full suite of integrated modules, Spire allows for an affordable and user-friendly solution.  It offers a more agile solution that give its users the flexibility and scalability to grow and out-perform the…
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CRM – a valuable tool for more than just the sales team

Today, many businesses adopt CRM tools to aid their sales team move prospects through a sales pipeline. CRMs are mainly used to capture new opportunities and nurture future customers to the point of buying and becoming actual customers. A customer then typically moves into the accounting system in place, and from there, the customer lives…
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BusinessVision in 2021

Are you are using Sage BusinessVision 2014 or older? If so, you will not be able to login to the system using any date after December 31, 2020. Contact us for solutions.
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How Do You Measure Value and Success from Your CRM?

According to Maximizer CRM, there isn't much out there in the way of research documenting the value and success of small to medium enterprises (SMEs) using Customer Relationship Management solutions. That's why we're excited to share the Maximizer CRM Benchmark Study Part 1: Key Business Objectives and Operating Benefits. From Maximizer: The study examines research…
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The Future of CRM

We're excited to share what's in store for CRM technology, and how it can positively impact your small to medium-size business. Local Alberta businesses shouldn't settle with inflexible, manually-exhaustive CRM systems - the future is bright, if you use the right CRM system. Flexible Deployment Options The cloud is officially here. You'll have the option of either a…
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The New Maximizer Wealth Manager 2017

One of the many benefits of being a Certified Solution Provider of Maximizer CRM is that we get to watch it evolve to better suit our customers needs. We’ve always been a fan of their Wealth Manager CRM which is geared more towards our clients who work in the Financial Services Industry. So, we got…
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Maximizer: User Defined Fields and Custom Views

Maximizer is a top performing CRM enterprise class solution for businesses wanting to keep up with their customer base in real time. We at Cencomp wanted to focus on some of the features that make Maximizer a great CRM solution. This month, we're talking about Maximizer's use of User Defined Fields and Custom Views. These features…
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