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16 01, 2017

Can I Set Up My Own Artwork for Printed Material?

2017-05-08T15:55:30+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Categories: Business Development, Printing Tips|Tags: , |

It's not unusual for business owners to create their own artwork for printed material. It saves time, money, and man-hours. However, if it's not done right, business owners could end up spending more money in the long run. If you're looking to create a usable file to send to a printing company, there are some things to [...]

12 01, 2017

The New Year Calls for a New Business Card

2017-05-08T15:55:32+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Categories: Business Development, Marketing Tools, Printing Tips|Tags: , |

Having a business card on hand at all times is one of the most effective marketing tactics you can employ. Not only do business cards increase the awareness of your company, but they also provide pertinent contact information to existing and prospect customers. When was the last time you took a good look at your [...]

14 11, 2016

Small Business Saturday: The Vital Role of Small Businesses

2017-05-08T15:55:35+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Categories: Business Development|

Every November just as holiday shopping reaches a critical mass, we are reminded of the vital role small businesses play in our economy on Small Business Saturday. With the proliferation of large box stores and many mid-sizes businesses merging to create massive competition in many industries it’s important that we take a moment and recognize [...]

28 10, 2016

How to Use Networking Events to Grow Your Business Base

2017-05-08T15:55:37+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Categories: Business Development, Marketing Tools, Promotional Products, Trade Show Marketing|Tags: , |

Networking is not just a great strategy for working professionals to partake in. Businesses can reap the benefits as well! At networking events, you can connect with other business people and develop relationships that can be mutually beneficial. Whether you are planning a networking event or attending one, here are some tips to make your next [...]

13 10, 2016

Acu-Data’s Road Trip to RoNetco Supermarkets, Inc – Ledgewood, NJ

2017-05-08T15:55:40+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Categories: Business Development, Business Forms|Tags: |

One of our long-standing clients, RoNetco Supermarkets, Inc., recently renovated their headquarters in Ledgewood, New Jersey and we thought it would be a great opportunity to stop by for a visit!  In July, we made our trip to see what was new as well as learn more about the company, the employees, and the culture. [...]

5 10, 2016

The Importance of Product Safety and Responsibility for Promotional Products

2017-05-08T15:55:42+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Categories: Promotional Products, Trade Show Marketing|Tags: , , |

If you have already incorporated promotional products into your marketing mix, you are on the right track. However, if you have not been examining the safety of these promotional products, you are opening yourself to a lot of potential liability. Where Does The Responsibility Remain? It is commonly believed that the suppliers of your promotional [...]

29 08, 2016

Acu-Data Hits the Road and Visits Alvin Hollis – Weymouth, MA

2017-05-08T15:55:45+00:00 August 29th, 2016|Categories: Business Development, Energy Industry, Warehousing & Inventory|

Alvin Hollis is one of our oldest and best clients and recently, we decided to take a road trip this past May to visit their facility in South Weymouth. They have been in business since 1871 and are an oil company that services the south shore of Massachusetts. As a company that has been working with Acu-Data [...]

24 08, 2016

Digital vs. Offset Printing – What’s the Difference?

2017-05-08T15:55:47+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Categories: Business Development, Print Industry News, Printing Tips|

There are many ways to promote and grow your business, but most small businesses avoid the hassle of printing their marketing materials until the eleventh hour. We get it! With everything else on your plate putting in a print order is not a top priority until it is a priority. Understanding what type of printing you [...]

2 08, 2016

Print is Not Dead! Why Tangible Products Matter in a Digital World

2017-05-08T15:55:49+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Business Development, Direct Mail, Marketing Tools, Print Industry News, Real Estate|Tags: , , |

Many companies opt for digital advertising and digital content when it comes to reaching out to potential and existing clients. Certainly, while digital is king and we are in fact in the midst of a digital age, print still has a very prominent place. Though print is no longer as widespread in its use as [...]

18 07, 2016

The Importance of Customer Service in Small Business Relationships

2017-05-08T15:55:51+00:00 July 18th, 2016|Categories: Business Development|Tags: , , |

Small businesses are the backbone of the economy but often are forgotten in the larger scope of things. Larger companies with massive brand awareness and appeal are put in front of consumers daily which may make it seem like smaller businesses are falling by the wayside and have no real hope of competing. However, smaller [...]