Tag Archives: Business Tips

Katie Miller

Aug 25 2014

Customer Service in Focus


Customer Service in Focus

Customer service is by its very name a focus on the customer first, with all the unique and often inconvenient requests they bring to your business. Focusing on the customer rather than the company may not always be efficient but …
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Karin Bauer

Jun 16 2014

Tips for Starting and Maintaining a Quality Internship


Tips for Starting and Maintaining a Quality Internship

An internship is a rewarding way for students to get real-world experience and apply what they have learned in college. An internship should be designed to meet the needs and goals of both the business and students involved.

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Josh Holst

Jun 05 2014

Why You Should Keep Your Browser and Operating System Updated


Upgrade browsers and operating system.

You know the little pop-up notifications you get on your computer stating 50 updates are ready for download, which often requires a reboot of your computer? If you’re like several of my family and friends, you probably ignore these updates, …
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Josh Holst

May 28 2014

If Your Computer is Online, You Need Security Software


If your computer is online, you need security software.

To family and friends, I’m known as the “Computer Guy” or the “IT Guy” (substitute Guy for Geek or Nerd if you wish). As that “Guy” I’m occasionally asked if security software is needed on my home computer, and if …
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Shaun Barry

May 14 2014

Grow Your Business with Referrals


Grow Your Business through Referrals

If you want to promote your product or service more effectively, let your customers do it for you. That’s what more businesses are doing as they discover the power of referral marketing.

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Keith Jones

Apr 21 2014

Hills Bank Employees’ Favorite Books for Financial Advice


Financial Books and Resources for Good Financial Advice

There are so many financial advice books available, it can be overwhelming to sort through and find the best ones. Wonder what books people in the financial services industry are reading and would recommend? Our employees at Hills Bank are …
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Jay Allpress

Mar 05 2014

Microsoft Discontinues Support of Windows XP and Office 2003


Windows XP

Effective April 8, 2014, Microsoft will discontinue support of Windows XP and Office 2003. If your organization has not started the migration to a newer version you will want to soon. To ensure you remain on supported versions of Windows …
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