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Inventory Fantasy Camp

3 Tasks To Improve Your Business This Week

As Autumn approaches you may find yourself with some extra time to focus on improving your business.  Here are 3 simple tasks you can complete this week: Download our new QuickBooks Health Assessment:  Download this new assessment tool and answer the questions to determine how well you’re managing your Ascend and QuickBooks data.  Register for Inventory Fantasy Read More

Top 5 #TrekWorld Topics

We had a fantastic time at #TrekWorld visiting with our great customers.  Here were the Top 5 conversation topics: Financial Discipline:  The seminar of the week was John Burke’s “7 Keystone Habits for Successful Dealers”.  Keystone habit #1 was “Financial Discipline”:  You should have a 2014 budget by the end of this year.  You should be Read More

Your End of Year To-Do List

As we approach November, it’s time to dust off your end of year to-do lists. Here are 4 things to add. Prepare for your holiday sale:  Make sure to use the On Sale function in Ascend to set your sale prices. Also check to see that you have enough gift cards on hand and that Read More

Chrome Is It!

With a nod to the old Coca-Cola campaign, I’m officially announcing that “Chrome Is It!”.  Google Chrome is the official web browser of Ascend Version 3. Why only one browser? My decisions regarding the development of Ascend are guided by the following principles: We will maximize the time we spend programming new features and improvements. Read More

Go Back to School at Inventory Fantasy Camp.

By now, all of us with school age kids have sent them back to school.  Now it’s your turn. Last January, we hosted our first ever Inventory Fantasy Camps at the Trek Stores of Madison, Wisconsin.  Click here for a recap.  After the success of those camps, we’ve scheduled six more for this upcoming inventory season. Read More

Ascend Inventory Fantasy Camp #1

Last week we hosted 11 bike shop employees from Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan and New Brunswick, Canada for our first ever Ascend Inventory Fantasy Camp. Why on earth would they travel  from all over the country,  in January, to the frozen tundra of Wisconsin for an event dubiously named “Inventory Fantasy Camp”? Read More

'Tis the Season for Inventory

Before we talk about inventory, here’s another plug for Version 2.2.  It’s due out this week.  Register for a webinar to get a detailed overview of the new features.  Check out Dexter for the details.  If you can’t make it, watch the recording.  If you’re already on Version 2 this will be a simple upgrade.  When you see Read More

Go beyond the point of sale

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