Sam Walton

Walmart History: How Walmart Became What It Is Today

Walmart, The Unlikely Beginning Before there was a Walmart there was Walton’s 5&10. Sam Walton had previous retail experience. Therefore, Sam Walton opened the Walton’s 5&10 in Bentonville Arkansas. Why Bentonville of all…
Dennis Brown

Ask Dennis Brown: Dynamic Entrepreneur & LinkedIn Expert

Our team at Falconer Electronics attended a LinkedIn workshop at a local community college presented by LinkedIn expert, Dennis Brown. We were completely blown away by his dynamic presentation. The knowledge, experience as well as creative…
Sam Walton

Sam Walton Quotes on Customers, Success, and Leadership

Sam Walton was the founder of Walmart. He valued his customers as well as his employees. Therefore, he encouraged his employees to be great leaders. He also encouraged them to be successful. Walton also believed that the customer should come…
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American Made: Understanding "All or Virtually All"

Many small manufacturers in the U.S. struggle to determine if the product that they assemble, manufacture or produce truly qualifies for the labels "Made in USA" or "American Made". Complying with American Made Standards The world is shrinking…

Do You Use Google AdWords to Boost Your Business?

Businesses plunging into ecommerce in the 1990's certainly faced many challenges. One of the greatest challenges? Finding new customers. Think about this for a moment..........Google did not exist back then. Let alone Google AdWords to help…
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Social Media: How LinkedIn Can Help Your Business

LinkedIn: The Social Media for Business When businesses begin to talk about social media their first thought is usually of LinkedIn. Why is this? Due to its professional nature businesses hold it in a higher regard than other social media.…

Utilizing LinkedIn for Small Manufacturers

Fortune.com recently announced that LinkedIn has now grown to 500 million users in over 200 countries. Estimates also show that 227 million LinkedIn users are active on a monthly basis. As the largest professional social network, are you…
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Social Media: Utilizing Facebook in a Business Setting

There are many advantages to using Facebook for business. We briefly touched on some of these advantages in our blog "Social Media Marketing for Manufacturers". Previously, we discussed all of the social media platforms that we take advantage…
Brian Dean

Struggling with SEO? Check Out Brian Dean at Backlinko

Struggling with Internet Marketing and SEO? Overwhelmed? Frustrated? Do you find link building daunting? Well help is just a click away. Check out Brian Dean at Backlinko.com. Brian Dean is a MUST read for all small business owners. Especially…
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E-commerce for Manufacturers

As an electronics custom manufacturer for over 30 years, we have watched many trends come and go. This week we discussed the continued steady growth with B2B E-commerce. Of course, this trend shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. So…
B2B Ecommerce

Small Manufacturers Embracing B2B Ecommerce

B2B Ecommerce is an explosive growth market showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. This is exciting on two fronts. Not only for the tremendous growth opportunities for B2B companies but also the sheer size of the market. Forrester predicts…
Problogger

The ProBlogger - From Down Under - Will Help Take You to the Top

In 2008, when blogging was still relatively new, I purchased a book (pic below) about blogging. In attempt to figure out how to approach this new fad at the time. The title of the book, "ProBlogger: Secrets for Blogging Your Way to a Six-Figure…