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Acctivate’s advanced pricing is coming to WooCommerce!

Introducing the Acctivate Prices for Woo Plugin Do you struggle with charging your wholesale customers the right price in WooCommerce? Do you spend too much time taking wholesale orders over the phone or answering questions about their prices? Do you have to manually adjust prices for your wholesale customers after their orders are downloaded from…

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How to securely connect your Acctivate database to the outside world

I am often asked if it’s possible to securely access Acctivate data so that customers can access their account information (like orders, invoices, etc.) from a website. The short answer is YES! And it’s easier than you might think. There are many approaches to HOW and WHERE to use the customer information. If you have…

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Care plans: Health insurance for your website

The scariest thing for a business owner to hear may be “Your website has been hacked.” If you are lucky, your website will only be down while it is restored (from a backup prior to the hack) or while the system is thoroughly cleaned. Either way, downtime risks lost sales. If the above scenario gives…

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How do the Web Portals for Acctivate access my data?

The web portals we design for you at Excelss access your Acctivate data through an API. Just what is an API? Let’s, briefly, start out there. If you’re not familiar with tech speak, an API, or Application Programming Interface, tells different software components how to communicate with one another. The API provides a bridge from…

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6 Reasons you need a B2B Portal

Businesses in today’s world expect to be able to do business digitally. Customers want to quickly research and purchase online, and at any time of day or night, from anywhere. I can hear you “old school” sales professionals bemoaning the lack of personal connection in favor of a faceless web form. But, take heart, I…

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7 Buyer Personas a B2B seller should know

7 Buyer Personas B2B Sellers Should Know We all know that you as the seller should make it EASY for customers to place orders. The problem is that every customer is different – meaning their definitions of “easy” are different, too.  This is why we provide multiple ways for B2B customers to place their order,…

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8 Things You Can Do Now To Generate Customer Reviews

Did you know that online reviews can be one of your best sales tools? Let that soak in for a minute. In fact, a business having five reviews results in purchase likelihood increasing by a factor of almost four times (Spiegel Research Center). And 92% of B2B buyers are more likely to purchase after reading…

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7 Digital Marketing Blogs We Love For Our Clients

I was looking through my Feedly for a blog on SEO to share with a client, and I realized just how many great ones there are. I quickly realized that most of them are written TO the marketing industry and could be confusing to business owners. So I decided to collect some of my favorites…

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Why we don’t respond to RFPs (Requests for Proposal)

We occasionally receive an email asking us to submit a proposal for a project, with the objectives and specifications all lined out.  We usually politely decline to submit the proposal. I thought I would share why we typically decline to respond to these requests to help you understand why we didn’t submit a proposal to…

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DMAC Release

We recently released the latest version of our software suite for business forms manufacturers. DMAC takes all of the applications from our legacy system and bring them together in a way not previously possible. The new dashboard brings information to your fingertips to run your office on a daily basis.

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