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Written By Hitcents Staff

Planning CRM – 5 CRM-strategies to success

CRM (Customer Relationship Management) is the successful blend of a business strategy and technology that enables a company to achieve their goals. The technology provides companies with ways to keep contact with existing customers, manage leads more effectively, measure results more often and standardize business processes. However, software can not do this on its own. The software is actually only there to help enab...

December 15, 2011
omniprise / business
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Written By Charles Atkinson

To import or not to import

In today’s society, they say gold is the most valuable commodity, but I have to disagree. The most valuable commodity undoubtedly is “DATA.” It’s treated like the proverbial “Dragon Horde,” ever increasing, while not truly ever knowing what exactly is possessed. It doesn’t matter, it's mine I have it and I’m not going to get rid of it.

That’s all well and good but there comes a time in every company’s evolutio...

November 20, 2011
omniprise / business
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Written By Chris Nation

Omniprise iPad Contest

Here is your chance to win a FREE iPad! The contest will happen September 1st at LP Field in Nashville. You're following us on Twitter @Omniprise right? Great! (If not, go do that now.) Just retweet any Omniprise post that day for your chance to win a FREE iPad! The first 1000 entries are eligible to win. The winner will be announced at the WKU vs. UK Football game September 1st on Twitter!! Participants must...

August 30, 2011
omniprise / business
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Written By Chris Nation

Getting Real - A Book Review

A good book can go a long way in entertaining, educating or creating change. This is the first, in what I hope to be a recurring series, featuring notable literature in the technology and interactive industries. Getting Real by 37signals, is an informative yet groundbreaking approach to developing web applications. The core of the book points at the heart of the strategy and development phases of web applications.&nbs...

August 02, 2011
business
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Written By Robert Camp

Organic Growth: Why it's good for your business

Organic growth of your business is always good, but it can come with some problems down the road with your tech infrastructure.  Hitcents started out with modest server capacity in a room that used to be a bank vault.  The bank vault was secure, but the space is very rigid (difficult to modify). Below is a picture of the first major hardware installation in progress from back in 2003.  At the time,...

May 06, 2011
business
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Written By Chris Mills 慕乐文

Importing data just got easier with Omniprise

Your company is growing, the economy is improving and you just bought out your competitor!  Yes sir, things are looking good for you. Then you think, wait a minute, I have to merge all their data into my system and there is a ton of it.  I do not want to manually enter all that data and everyone is busy as it is.  What am I going to do?  Well, worry no longer.  You use Omniprise and we’ve got ...

February 10, 2011
omniprise / business
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Written By Robert Camp

Decoding Microsoft Licensing

In today’s computing environment, something like 80% of businesses use the Microsoft Windows platform (or whatever variation) for their workstations. Many small businesses get confused when it comes to licensing Windows products. It wasn't terribly difficult with Windows XP because there were only two versions: Windows XP Home, and Professional. However, now with four versions of Windows Vista and three of Windows ...

January 11, 2011
technology / business
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Written By Philip Williams

Your Customers Want What You Don't Sell

The Internet has radically changed the way we shop. Before the Internet, shoppers would visit a few local stores, then make a purchase decision based on a small selection of products. If a store did not carry exactly what a customer wanted, well, tough luck. Shoppers bought what was available.That world is gone forever. The Internet has opened up literally millions of product options, all just a few clicks away. If a ...

December 09, 2010
business
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Written By Chris Nation

Accounts, Excuses & Apologies: The Art of PR

Public Relations is an ever increasing tool that many organizations are realizing the value of. However, few public relations professionals actually understand the theoretical concepts behind those communications they send out. Organizational communication, most notably, corporate communications has the goal of maintaining a professional and positive image of the organization and should be prepared to repair that imag...

December 03, 2010
business
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Written By Chris Nation

Keys to Effective Public Speaking

Your hands are sweaty, your heart racing, and your stomach churning! These are all common symptoms of public speaking anxiety. The vast majority of individuals fear the thought of standing in front of a large audience and delivering any type of formal speech, especially when it involves persuasion. As a past public speaking instructor, I dealt with the woes of public speaking on a daily basis and these fears are not u...

December 03, 2010
business
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