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Posted On: 04-01-2016
This month, CSG is offering a 10% discount on all apparel purchases over $500. With thousands of affordable, top name brands to choose from like Nike, Port Authority, Tri-Mountain, River's End, Flex-Fit, and Columbia, putting your brand on something has never been easier or more cost-effective. With plenty of options like screen-printing and embroidery, the month of April is a great time to get...
Posted On: 01-03-2016
It's a new year and for many businesses, it's also the start of a new marketing cycle. Here's a simple question to ask yourself: Are you ready? I know, the answer might not be as easy but it's an important question for every company to evaluate whether or not your company has a plan for marketing. Unfortunately, many companies haphazardly attack their marketing efforts hoping that something will...
Posted On: 11-25-2015
It's that time of year when businesses are getting geared up for their end of the year celebrations which means it's also that time of year when businesses are scrambling because they forgot to pick something up for their employees. If thats you then never fear!! CSG is here to help and has the perfect gift ideas for your business. Whether your looking for something simple and easy like a...
Posted On: 09-02-2015
There is a college in our area who has one of the best taglines and I wish I could steal for our own company. “Your Journey. Our Focus.” I love it. It’s simple, straightforward and brilliant. More importantly though, it speaks directly to the people they serve. College students. If you’ve ever been through college, you know that it truly is a journey. A oft times grueling, tiring, no-end-in-sight...
Posted On: 08-26-2015
I keep a list on my desk, directly in front of me to know what I need to accomplish that week. Every Monday, I fill it out with new things and carry over unfinished things from the previous week. As I go throughout the week, I check things off the list (unless I hated doing them and then I scribble them out) so that when I come to the end of the week I can sit back and see what I accomplished....
Posted On: 08-19-2015
I recently attended a conference where I had the privilege of running the book sales table. When I arrived on the second day of the conference the book table had already been set up by someone else and I must admit that it was looking rather shabby. There was only a single table and it had stacks upon stacks of book resting on it that...
Posted On: 08-12-2015
If your brand could talk, what would it’s voice sound like? Go ahead; think about it for a minute….   OK. Now what did it sound like? Was it warm and friendly? Authoritative and professional? Perhaps it had a touch of humility in it but still sounded direct and knowledgeable. Did it sound engaging and serious or was it more entertaining and educational?   Believe it or not, your brand does have a...
Posted On: 04-13-2015
A business's growth and success depend on its strategic plan. Without a strategic business plan, the whims of customers and employees, the effects of legislation, and even environmental circumstances might direct the course of a company by default. It might drift in several directions at once. If no one's looking ahead and plotting a course into the future, a company could easily run aground....
Posted On: 02-06-2013
Manufacturing companies are almost always expected to provide dealers with high quality, easy-to-use point-of-sale (POS) materials to help them sell products. But creating catalogs, signage, videos and price lists is costly, complicated and time-consuming. Business owners often find themselves asking, Is it worth the hassle? Actually, yes. High quality POS materials are one of the biggest assets...
Posted On: 02-06-2013
  These days, you can't just open a business and expect it to grow. There is always competition, and your business needs to stand out. Quality of work and pricing are two factors that give you an advantage over your competitors. Curb appeal is another. Your business's appearance, whether you're in retail, wholesale or service, affects the impression people have of you, your staff and your company...

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