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The Path to 12% Profit

This August, The Herring Group had the opportunity to speak on two live webinars about profit in collaboration with the excellent team here at The Aspire Software Company. If you are not already using their software in your business, you can request a demo by clicking here.

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Your Customers Can Pay Online With Aspire in Version 5.0!

 The Aspire Software Company is partnering with CardConnect  to provide you with a fully integrated payment solution allowing you to streamline the way you do business.  As part of our Version 5.0 release scheduled for January 2019, this new feature provides a simple, secure, [...]

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Winning - And Why We Play to Win

With the 2018 Winter Olympics fast approaching, we're reminded of the cornerstone of competition: we play to win. This seems like a simple idea, but it's often misunderstood. The point of any game is to win. 

“But Kevin, what about ‘It’s not whether you win or lose, but how [...]

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After GIE … What’s Next? The Aspire Software Product Road Map

If you missed the GIE (Green Industry Expo) in Louisville, you missed a great and educational show. And you also happened to miss the live launch of our latest version of our landscape and snow management software: Aspire Version 4.0. (But, if you did miss it, don’t worry. I [...]

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Forecast Management - Doing the Math Part 6

Managing future risk and people are essential to business success. That’s why Doing the Math is so important. To accomplish this, you want to build a culture that does more than react – one that looks forward in preparation. You can do this using a combination of landscape [...]

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Sales Management - Doing the Math Part 4

Picture this: Your Monday morning sales meeting:

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Budgeting: Doing the Math Part 2

To make money, you must manage effectively. To manage effectively, you need to employ a cascading reporting structure that starts at the top of your company (big picture) and drills down to the bottom (little picture). There is no other way to maximize visibility and [...]

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Reporting: Doing the Math, Part 1

This is the first in a multi-part series about the importance of business calculations and reporting in the green/snow industries.

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Do you want a software vendor or partner for your company? Part 2

Partners provide value to each other. When it comes to business management software, that is essential. You get service and the software partner gets feedback that can enhance your business.

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How To Buy Landscape Business Management Software Part Five: Product Development

This is the fifth, in a five post series written to help landscape contractors buy landscape business management software.  You can see part one here , part two here , part three here and part four here.

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