Your 2020 Marketing Plan

by Seema and Fahim Mojawalla 2020 is being hailed as the “Year of Perfect Vision.” What’s your plan for it? When we meet store owners at industry events, we always ask them to make a goal list for the following year, divided into months. Every month, we ask them to...

Manager Wanted

Business Name: Nationwide Pack & Ship Phone Number: 928.862.2430 Nationwide Pack & Ship is looking for a manager for our lively pack and ship business in stunning Sedona, Arizona. If you are energetic, organized customer-friendly and up for a challenge, this...

2020 Vision

by Lisa Blanton and Norman Froscher It’s now 2020 and, as the year implies, it’s time to think about vision. Is your vision 20/20 or are you constantly thinking in hindsight? Are you thinking and acting strategically? Is your vision being impaired by blinders? In this...

I Can Because I Will

by Marty Johnson “You’ve always had the power my dear, you just had to learn it for yourself.” – Glinda New year’s resolutions often get a bad rap. In my experience, rarely do they last longer than a few days—a week or two at most if we go by my record. Their...

2020 Visionary Summit

Mark your calendars and book your flights! The 2020 Visionary Summit will be held in St. Louis, April 16-19. Yes, we’ll be back in St. Louis! This central, easy-to-get-to location proved very successful for our 2019 Basic Training event, and we’re thrilled to be...

2019 Holiday Shipping Deadlines

AMBC recommends that you encourage your clients to ship by these dates for the best chance of getting their domestic, contiguous state shipments delivered by Christmas. Please note that guarantees and time commitments may be suspended or extended during peak shipping...

Ask Uncle Marty: Understaffed in Utah

Dear Uncle Marty, I need to hire someone new. I know you’ve written about this before, and I’ve tried some of the methods you suggested but am not having any luck finding the right person. Any other ideas? Thanks, Understaffed in Utah … Dear Understaffed, It...

Tech Talk with Tobye: Google

by Tobye McClanahan This edition of Tech Talk is going to be a little different. Instead of telling you about some great new app, I’m going to re-introduce you to a free app you’ve all heard of, but unfortunately many aren’t using to its fullest potential. Twenty...