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The Next 5 Steps to Take After You’ve Been Denied a Small Business Loan

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Business Administration, Business Loan, Business Startup

Let’s say you put together a business plan. You did the math to figure out exactly what you needed. You researched your small business loan options, diligently completed the paperwork and even did your little “good luck” dance as you clicked the “submit” button on your application. But then, your worst fears came true: You were denied that small […]

Choosing Technology to Grow Your Business

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Business Growth, Business Solutions-Cloud Computing, Security

In a 2016 survey from the National Small Business Association, it was discovered that 70% of small business owners say that keeping up with new technology is very important to the success of their business. But technology is a significant financial investment, even for established small businesses, and the number of options can be overwhelming. In fact, […]

Google is offering small businesses free marketing materials from its #SmallThanks Hub to gain new customers and turn existing ones into “advocates.”

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Google looks to help local businesses with ‘Small Thanks’ program.Thank Google — something is free this holiday season. The Mountain View, California-based tech giant (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced Thanksgiving week that it will begin offering small-business owners complimentary marketing materials to help promote their establishments. The so-called #SmallThanks initiative allows Google-listed businesses to create posters, social […]

5 Ways Small Business Owners Can Grow In 2017-2018

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Business Administration, Business Growth, Business Software

Running a small business is a full-time job, and most SMB owners will tell you that it often feels like doing two or more jobs, depending on the season. Most small business owners juggle several tasks, including those related to accounting, sales, marketing and advertising, purchasing, and inventory control. Finding hacks to save time and […]

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We make IT easier for your business. Our clients thrive in environments that are traditionally competitive, so staying lean, relevant, and profitable aren’t optional. Small Business loves us because we’re consultants first, offering expertise and professionalism as an economic alternative to hiring staff and building teams. Our relationships become important because we grow into a valuable extension of our client’s team, offering our skills, knowledge, and business savvy to help guide each project.

 

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Finding the full potential and value of your IT-Web-Marketing as your business grows. The computer systems continue to be a driving force of business transformation and growth in this digital age. When used properly, technology can advance your business at a faster pace than your competitors. Tidewater Systems helps you realize their full potential with IT Strategy and Planning, focusing on objectives, principles, and tactics.

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Even a minor outage can put you at a competitive disadvantage. So, be ready with a business continuity plan that includes disaster recovery for all your major IT systems—without the expense of secondary infrastructure.

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Reaching out to present customers and attracting customers can be a full-time job with daunting challenges. Fortunately, the many tools now available make reaching out to existing and potential customers a practice that can be routine. Engaging your website and business with social media, ad word campaigns, Yelp, Yellow pages, Google and Bing business, newsletters, and other tools […]

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Paul and team set up my Home Building, Custom Home design and home improvement site in 2010 and since then we have used the contact form, free estimates/quotes as a revenue generator when getting new work. Customers are more likely to request a quote through a form and estimate than a cold call. Additionally capturing this information has helped our marketing campaigns reach out to potential customers — Vince Mattot, VM Home Improvement.

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Tidewatersystems updated our POS (Point Of Sale ) system with an integrated software package that is extremely user friendly and affordable. Now we are selling items that have sat on the shelf for years with the ecommerce site linked to our POS system. Tidewater designed my eCommerce site in a way that allowed me to increase sales 75%. My staff has full functionality to post new items and sell products online like never before — Chris Bahrens, Cash Palace

 

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Our clients thrive in environments that are traditionally competitive, so staying lean, relevant, and profitable aren't optional. Small Business loves us because we're consultants first, offering expertise and professionalism as an economic alternative to hiring staff and building teams. Our relationships become important because we grow into a valuable extension of our client's team, offering our skills, knowledge, and business savvy to help guide each project.  

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Ever think about producing a video about your business to promote your product or services. We use a drone for fly bys and then edit with voice over. All very efficient, affordable and professional.