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Sharing Your Story Through Social Media

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In the three years it has been in business, Nikiski Hardware & Supply in Nikiski, Alaska, has not only become the go-to spot for home improvement items and household products, it has established itself as a community hub and gathering …

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3 Ways to Connect With Younger Customers on Social Media

Taylor’s Do it Center

Running a successful business requires forward-thinking and establishing relationships with the next generation of customers, and social media is a great place to begin developing those relationships. Hardware Retailing spoke with Meg Taylor Walbridge from Taylor’s Do it Center and …

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Taking Technology to the Next Level at Busy Beaver

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In the August 2022 edition of Hardware Retailing, retailers were introduced to three different technologies that can improve employee efficiency and customer service. One of those retailers, Adam Gunnett from Busy Beaver Hardware, shared about the operation’s autonomous robot. Below, …

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A Bright Idea: Lighting Incentives 

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To encourage consumers to choose energy-efficient lighting products, several states have instituted energy-efficient lighting programs, including rebate, loan and tax-incentive programs. These lighting incentives offer everything from tax breaks and rebates for installing energy-efficient lighting to exchange programs to properly …

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3 Best Practices for Business LinkedIn Pages

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LinkedIn can be a great tool when wielded correctly. It can grow your business, help with hiring and create connections in your industry. According to LinkedIn, pages with complete information get 30% more weekly views. When creating a business LinkedIn …

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4 Best Practices for Writing Customer Surveys

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One of the best ways to engage with your customers is through surveys. Surveys allow you to know what your customers want and need in products and services so you can better cater your offerings, and they also provide insights …

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How to Write Compelling Subject Lines and Blog Post Titles

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You can craft the most informative and well-written blog post or email, but if your subject lines or blog post titles don’t grab the reader’s attention and draw them in, your pieces will never get read. When writing subject lines …

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Spectrum Paint Management Training Program Builds Leaders

Spectrum Paint Management Training

Established in 1986, Spectrum Paint is the largest independent paint dealer in the U.S. and operates over 80 retail stores in nine states. As the company grew quickly, it had to evolve and flex to fill roles throughout the country …

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