thought leadership, press coverage and awards

Coverage and awards

Ideas, media coverage, and awards.

Ideas, press coverage, and awards

Lead management: five ways CRM software converts leads into opportunities

Angela Nadeau discusses several ways CRM software can help convert leads into sales. She highlights the interactive dashboards in Sage CRM as a great way to simplify tasks and manage activity.

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Seven ways businesses can take advantage of today's lower gas prices

Connie Certusi's bylined article offers several suggestions for small businesses to take advantage of lower gas prices, including reinvesting in their business.

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Illinois middle-market firms ready to spend money and hire

Gabie Boko is quoted discussing how the success of mid-market companies helps boost the economy and power small-business growth.

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Four ways to increase customer loyalty in the year ahead

Brad Smith's bylined article provides tips for increasing customer loyalty, including collecting and using customer data to improve customer experience and building relationships through social media.

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$150k per second: what small businesses can learn from pricey Super Bowl ads

Gabie Boko provides lessons small businesses can learn from expensive Super Bowl ads including engaging through social media and tracking marketing performance.

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Four ways female entrepreneurs can fly in 2015

Jennifer Warawa provides tips for female leaders to succeed in 2015: prepare to go under the microscope; forget about being popular or even liked; stick to your guns; take credit and give credit.

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Case studies: entry-level accounting

Seth Fineberg profiles four different accounting firms introducing clients to basic online software. Deborah Burleigh Accounting in Vancouver discusses how the majority of her clients are using Sage One.

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The 2015 top new products

Sage View is profiled as the top new product in the dashboards/business analytics category. The solution is praised for closing the gap between accountant and client and providing up-to-the-minute KPIs to help accountants take on a more advisory role before and after Tax Day.

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Business growth: why you absolutely need accounting software

Red Akrim breaks down the importance of having accounting software and offers seven solutions to consider, including Sage 50 Accounting.

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Five lessons from mostly safe Super Bowl ads

Gabie Boko offers her top marketing takeaways for small businesses from this year's Super Bowl ads, which include engaging with customers, staying true to your brand, and not spending everything in one place.

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Video: Demand for residential construction will lead the way in 2015

Jon Witty discusses the results of the 2015 Sage Construction IT survey at the World of Concrete. Among the findings was that as the demand for residential construction has increased, hiring enough labor has become a bigger concern for construction firms.

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Payroll for accounting firms—some easy choices

Randy Johnston discusses the advantages of using CPA firms and in-house payroll processing. He offers several solutions including Sage HRMS, Sage HRMS Payroll, and Sage 50.

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Sage Group integrates its Sage CRM with Sage ERP X3

Oren Smilansky writes about Sage CRM integration with Sage ERP X3 and the importance of having integrated systems. The article includes a quote from Doug LaBahn as well as supporting research and comments from Aberdeen Group's Nick Castellina.

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Canadian Reseller Choice Awards 2014 . . . and the winners are . . .

The article provides highlights of the Canadian Reseller Choice Awards. Sage won an award for Best Financial Software, was runner up in the Best Business Intelligence/Analytics category, and came in third place for Best CRM.

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Payment security tips to help you stay ahead of fraudsters

Don Weary provides payment security best practices to help merchants avoid being hacked. His tips include maintaining PCI compliance, not storing credit card numbers, and developing processes to screen for common fraud practices.

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Holiday shopping and payment security

Small Biz Daily features the holiday shopping and payment security infographic, which includes payment security tips for merchants to keep in mind during the holidays.

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Looking toward 2015: technology, change, mobile, and profitability

Sage One product manager Mike Savory was a guest on Barry Moltz's Blog Talk Radio discussing how to determine which technology your small business needs.

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Looking to grow in 2015? Your first resolution: partner with an accountant

Jennifer Warawa's bylined article highlights many of the benefits to working with an accountant who serves as a valuable trusted advisor.

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Small business accountants play catch-up in the cloud

Pedro Hernandez features the Sage Accountancy Index and interviews Jennifer Warawa in his article on small business accountants. He focuses on the finding that only 10 percent of respondents leverage the cloud or online services to collaborate or share information with their clients.

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Social media use by marketers crucial, but UK firms can face fines without management software

Drew Hendricks outlines the importance of financial management software to streamline processes and reduce workloads and to help ensure that businesses don't overspend on social media. He references Sage One as a tool for small businesses.

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Five technologies that will blow up my business (and yours) in 2015

Gene Marks examines five technologies that he believes will become mainstream this year. Cloud accounting makes the list, and he includes Sage as one of the leading products.

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Ten ways to retain your best employees

Brad Smith's article provides tips on how small businesses can mimic what larger companies such as Google are doing to keep their best employees.

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Use cloud-based services for routine business tasks

Susan Solovic takes a look at some of the advantages of using cloud-based services, such as automating complicated tasks like accounting and invoicing. Sage One is listed as a recommendation for cloud-based invoicing and payment processing services.

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Where do women in business see the economy heading?

Lloyd Whittington discusses where women in business see the economy heading and references key findings from the Sage Business Index which found that overall women are confident in their own business and in the U.S. economy.

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Canada's small businesses rate hiring as 2015's biggest challenge

The Canadian findings of the Sage 2015 Outlook survey were highlighted in this article by Graham F. Scott. The survey revealed that Canadian small business owners see finding qualified employees as their biggest challenge for 2015, rising from the sixth-highest rated challenge in last year's survey. This contrasts with the U.S. findings, which listed getting new customers as the greatest challenge this year.

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48.5 must-dos in the new year for entrepreneurs

SF Small Business Examiner A. Michelle Blakeley complied this list for entrepreneurs that features a tip from Connie Certusi: "Keep an eye on the regulatory issues facing your industry." Connie stresses the importance of being prepared for changes in regulations including the Affordable Care Act.

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Ten reasons to be optimistic looking forward

Deborah Shane highlights Gene Marks' roundup of small business surveys that provide good reasons to be optimistic. The list references the Sage Business Index and its finding that indicates 58 percent of business revenue will grow in 2015 by an average of 2.5 percent.

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What small businesses need to do before 2015

This bylined article by Connie Certusi examines four key issues affecting small businesses and offers advice on how to take advantage of them for a successful 2015. She encourages businesses to embrace the cloud, keep an eye on new regulations, go mobile, and connect with their customers.

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Five ways to build a world-class customer service model in 2015

The article provides five strategies to increase customer centricity within a business. It references the Sage Business Index, which found that more than a third of respondents saw increased customer loyalty as a means by which to grow their business over the next year.

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Canadian SMBs bullish on economy

Channelbuzz.ca and IT in Canada discussed the results of the recent 2014 Sage Business Index, including that Canadian businesses are more bullish about the economy than at any time in the last four years.

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Why small businesses should expand into overseas markets

Global results of the 2014 Sage Business Index were reviewed in this itbusiness.ca article. SMBs around the world are more confident than they’ve been in the past four years, with 43 percent of respondents saying they expect to grow their staff in 2015.

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Six steps to boost cash flow

Rieva Lesonsky mentions Sage One as an accounting solution that small businesses should consider when managing cash flow in this Success article.

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Aggressive marketing won’t win customer loyalty

Sage Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith participated in a Google hangout with Entrepreneur, discussing how strategies like content, gamification, and other tactics can add value to customers’ lives and keep their attention.

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Entrepreneur month celebrates business starters’ contributions

Las Vegas Review-Journal featured Sage Executive Vice President and General Manager of Small Business Solutions Connie Certusi’s contributed article with three reasons why entrepreneurs are important.

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Focusing just on new sales? Focus on this instead.

In this Google hangout hosted by Entrepreneur, Sage Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith discusses the importance of staying focused on current client relationships, in addition to acquiring new customers.

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Five apps your accountant wants you to get for Christmas

Sage One is listed as a cloud accounting solution an accountant would like their clients to use in this Yahoo! Small Business article.

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What women want: One marketing strategy doesn’t fit all

Sage Executive Vice President of Marketing Gabie Boko provides advice in this Business News Daily article around targeting women and Millennials, advising that when it comes to marketing strategies, one size does not fit all.

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Women of the IT Channel Ecosystem

Computer Dealer News named Sage Vice President and General Manager of Canada Nancy Harris as a Woman of the IT Channel Ecosystem. See page 12 for more information on Nancy.

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Want loyal customers? Understand this.

In this Google hangout with Entrepreneur, Sage Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith discusses why knowing the problems that lead customers to your business can help form a long-term relationship with them.

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How entrepreneurs vacation differently

This Inc. article discussing how entrepreneurs vacation differently features a stat from the 2013 Reinvention of Small Business Study. It was found that 43 percent of small business owners are spending less time on vacation than they did five years ago.

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Planning for success in 2015: Making New Year’s resolutions that work!

Sage Vice President and General Manager of Sage Accountant Solutions Jennifer Warawa contributed this blog post to LinkedIn, discussing six key factors that are important when setting goals.

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Streamline apps to simplify your business

Project Eve features Sage Executive Vice President and General Manger of Sage Small Business Solutions Connie Certusi’s article on ways to simplify your business in 2015.

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How to harness the power of real-time financial advice

Susan Solovic writes this article on the importance of working with an accountant who will partner with a small business all year long, discussing the opportunity Sage View offers to both the accountant and the small business owner.

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2014 most powerful women in accounting

Sage Vice President and General Manager of Sage Accountant Solutions Jennifer Warawa was named one of CPA Practice Advisor’s most powerful women in accounting.

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Change your way of thinking to truly master innovation

Women2.0 features thoughts from Sage Executive Vice President of Marketing Gabie Boko on how entrepreneurs can embrace innovation within their business.

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Entrepreneurs: Delegation in three easy steps

Product Marketing Manager for Sage One Kay Dexter contributed this blog post advising entrepreneurs on how they can delegate tasks in order to get more done to Boss blog.

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Sage Index: CPAs moving to advisory role, but lack the tech

Accounting Today covers the results of the 2014 Sage Accountancy Index, finding that 62 percent of accountants in the U.S. are expanding their services to include business mentoring, startup advice, and payroll services.

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Adopting a “customer first” culture

Construction Executive interviewed Sage Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith on how businesses can successfully implement customer service programs that lead to a “customer first” culture.

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Three simple steps for boosting lifelong customer loyalty

Businesses are always looking for ways to keep customers loyal, and in this American City Business Journals article, Sage Executive Vice President Brad Smith provides three strategies to help maintain focus on the customer.

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Why mobility for small biz is taking over

Product manager for Sage One Mike Savory contributed this article to Mobile Market Portal on why mobile is so beneficial for entrepreneurs.

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Ten best ERP suites for SMEs

Sage 300 Online was included in Computer Business Review’s round up of the ten best ERP solutions in the market.

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Six nifty invoicing solutions for small business

Small Business Trends writes this article featuring several invoicing solutions for small businesses to consider, including Sage One.

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U.S. business confidence at new high, says 2014 Sage Business Index

Results from the Sage Business Index were featured in several publications in October. The index showed that U.S. businesses predict a 3.1% rise in revenue in the next year.

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U.S. small business confidence on the rise

Sage Executive Vice President of Marketing Gabie Boko was interviewed by Small Business Computing around the results of the Sage Business Index, specifically around U.S. small business confidence and how to plan for success.

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Sage completes PayChoice transaction

Channelnomics and CPA Practice Advisor discuss the acquisition of PayChoice, a company providing payroll and HR services to small and midsized businesses.

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New Sage One mobile app helps small business owners stay better connected

Sage introduced the Sage One mobile app for iPhone in October, and Accounting Today and CPA Practice Advisor covered the news.

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Five ways to increase your workflow

Sage One Product Marketing Manager Lawton Ursrey contributed this article around increasing productivity and time management to Fridge Magazine.

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Building a brand: Do all roads lead to Rome?

SearchCRM features Sage City and quotes from Sage Director of Online Experience and Community Manager Matt Chinn about how Sage uses the Sage City community to build the Sage brand.

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Reclaim your brand after a crisis

Sage Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith participated in a Google hangout with Entrepreneur about how a company can come back when a mistake has been made and its reputation is on the line.

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Sage View wows Solutions14 with multiclient, multiproduct KPI dashboard

Sage launched Sage View, a new cloud solution for accountants to view client data in real time, from the Sleeter Group’s Solutions14 Conference. AccountingWEB wrote this article highlighting the new solution, calling it a “significant innovation.” Accounting Today, CPA Practice Advisor, and CPA Technology blog also covered the launch of Sage View.

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Jennifer Warawa named one of the most powerful women in Public Accounting

We're proud of Sage vice president and general manager of Sage Accountant Solutions Jennifer Warawa for her recent recognition as a Most Powerful Woman in Public Accounting by CPA Practice Advisor

 

How to tackle a negative Yelp review

Vice President of Marketing for Sage One Jennifer Boutwell contributed this article on how small businesses can deal with a negative Yelp review to Business NH Magazine and The Self Employed.

 

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The twenty-first century accountant

CPA Practice Advisor recognizes Vice President and General Manager of Sage Accountant Solutions Jennifer Warawa as a “40 Under 40” in its September issue and also interviewed Jennifer on how the twenty-first century accountant is evolving.

 

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Taking stock: Sage EVP Boko on female entrepreneurs

Bloomberg radio interviewed Sage Executive Vice President of Marketing Gabie Boko around her recent keynote at WomanCon and the importance of woman-owned businesses.

 

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Four ways small business owners can benefit from Apple Pay

After the announcement of Apple Pay, Rob Bertke, senior vice president of research and development for Sage Payment Solutions contributed the benefits small businesses may see from their customers using Apple Pay to Entrepreneur, NBC News, and Yahoo! Small Business Advisor.

 

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Three tips for hiring and keeping the best talent

Based on her role as moderator on a Sage customer panel at Sage Summit, Chief People Officer Lisa Codispoti contributed this article with tips she learned from the panelists that will help small businesses hire and retain great talent.

 

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Want to build customer loyalty? It’s all in the program

Senior Vice President and General Manager of Sage in Canada Nancy Harris contributed this article to Financial Post discussing how small businesses can build an effective loyalty program.

 

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Five reasons to get out from behind your desk and attend a conference

Attending a conference and making face-to-face connections is still important in a digital age, and Sage Executive Vice President of Marketing Gabie Boko talks in more detail about this subject in this Chief Executive article.

 

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Be bold, courageous, and creative

CMSWire.com interviewed Sage Executive Vice President of Marketing Gabie Boko on advice she has for starting a business.

 

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Three myths that stop entrepreneurs from standing out from the masses

Sometimes it seems like a better strategy to blend in with others in the marketplace when in reality it’s better to stand out from the crowd. Vice President and General Manager for Sage Accountant Solutions Jennifer Warawa discusses three common myths that keep business owners from standing out in this American City Business Journals article.

 

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Sage voted top 100 influencers of small business

Sage is proud to be announced as 2014 Small Business Influencer Top 100 Champions. What an honor! Thanks to everyone who helped make this happen.

 

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Mobile technology improves productivity and communication in the construction industry

The results of the Sage SMB Survey on Mobile Devices were featured in this Professional Remodeler article, including that 77 percent of respondents said smartphones had a positive effect on organizational productivity.

Get out of the office: How joining conferences can do more for your business

Wework published Sage Executive Vice President of Marketing Gabie Boko’s article on the importance of attending events in person and making connections.

Creativity gardening: The simple, practical methods of creative types

Sage One Product Marketing Manager Lawton Ursrey contributed this article sharing the practices of creative types to Forbes.

Six viral marketing lessons to learn from the ice bucket challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge took social media by storm recently. Sage Executive Vice President of Marketing Gabie Boko contributed this article to Entrepreneur discussing marketing lessons to be learned from the campaign.

Most businesses still don’t budget for mobile technology

Mashable featured the results of the Sage SMB Survey on Mobile Devices, highlighting that small and medium-sized businesses, while recognizing the importance of mobile technology, still do not set aside budget for mobile solutions.

Five best practices for family-owned business owners to survive, thrive

Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sage Small Business Solutions Connie Certusi contributed this article to American City Business Journals discussing challenges and advice for surviving and thriving as a family-owned business, based on her experience moderating a panel on the same topic at Sage Summit 2014.

Believe in you! Empower yourself at WomanCon with Gabie Boko and Sage

Sage Executive Vice President of marketing Gabie Boko was interviewed on WsRadio to discuss her participation and keynote at WomanCon 2014 and the importance of women in business.

Four ways adopting Apple Pay can benefit small business

SVP of R&D for Sage Payment Solutions, Rob Bertke, pens this Entrepreneur magazine article about how small businesses can benefit from Apple Pay.

Sage ERP X3 version 7 brings advanced mobility to SMBs.

Sage ERP X3 version 7 is featured in this article from Search Manufacturing ERP, including feedback from customer Vacuum Engineering & Materials.

How you can become a "super accountant"

Sage is mentioned in this AccountingWEB article that addresses the need for accountants to expand their suite of services beyond tax preparation and how to go about it, such as adopting the cloud.

Seven inspiring quotes for your worst business days

When you're having a bad day, these inspiring quotes from Sage One Product Marketing Manager Lawton Ursrey's article in wework may help.

Five ways to face your business problems head on

Every business owner runs into challenges. This article in American City Business Journals from Vice President of Marketing for Sage One Jennifer Boutwell discusses five ways to face a problem.

Tips for bloggers going to Sage Summit and a roundup

Blogger Jonathan Yaniv attended Sage Summit 2014 and drafted this post based on his experience at the event, focusing heavily on the keynote presentations and panel discussions.

SAN members recognized

We’re proud of these SAN members who were recognized at Sage Summit 2014 – LG4 logiciel comptable for their Top Recommender of Small Business Solutions by a Sage Accountants Network Member Award and Soma Small Business Solutions for their Top Recommender of Sage Payment Solutions by a Sage Accountants Network Member Award. Congratulations!

Plan mobile technology expansion for increased productivity

Results from the second annual Sage SMB Survey on Mobile Devices were featured in this CIOs article discussing the importance of mobile technology in employee productivity.

Five ways to face your business problems head-on

The American City Business Journals featured Vice President of Marketing for Sage One Jennifer Boutwell's article on ways entrepreneurs can handle problems.

Five tips to budget for mobile

Executive Vice President and General Manger for Sage Mid-Market Solutions Joe Langner contributed this article on ways business owners can budget for mobile technology to Accounting Technology.

Sage strategic partnerships drive SMB growth

Sage North America recently announced a series of strategic alliances with several leading Canadian brands, and in this article, Computer Dealer News provides details around these partnerships.

Sage introduces Sage 300 Online

Accounting Technology and Technology Evaluation Centers covered the availability of Sage 300 Online, a full business management solution designed to help give small and medium-size businesses a more complete picture of their operations while increasing collaboration.

Amazon's first foray into the smartphone market and what it means for business

Results from the Sage SMB Survey on Mobile Devices were featured in this Business Review USA article. Executive Vice President and General Manger of Sage Mid-Market Solutions Joe Langner was quoted on the impact of mobility in business.

Sage North America builds new solutions and focuses on cloud, mobility, and big data

Small Biz Technology covered two announcements made from Sage Summit 2014, one being the availability of Sage 300 Online and the second being the upcoming release of the Sage One mobile application.

Eleven factoids you may not know about Sage

Rieva Lesonsky with Small Business Trends wrote about 11 lesser known Sage facts and how small business owners can learn from them.

Summertime tips for small business owners

USA Today columnist Steve Strauss mentions Sage Summit in a recent "Ask the Expert" column. Steve tells business owners to perform a SWOT analysis for their business twice a year, based on advice he heard at Sage Summit.

If strategy is the cake, culture is the oven

Blogger Bill Sheridan writes about building a winning culture, using one of the Sage Summit keynotes as inspiration on the topic.

Spotlight: Black Mermaid's Soaps says bathing is beautiful

Sage One customer Black Mermaid's Handcrafted Soaps and Products is featured in this Small Business Trends small business spotlight. Owner Denise Zannu discusses how her business got started and how she continues to be successful.

Hammond's Candies finds sweet success with move to Sage ERP from Microsoft

Sage 100 Advanced ERP customer Hammond's Candies is featured in this Search Manufacturing ERP article about its switch to Sage from Microsoft and the benefits this has brought to the business.

Your brain unplugged: Proof that spacing out makes you more effective

Sage Product Marketing Manager for Sage One Lawton Ursrey contributed this article about the science behind why spacing out is healthy for creative thinking and productivity to Forbes.

Sage ERP X3 helps you do more, faster and from anywhere

Supply & Demand Chain Executive and Accounting Today covered the launch of Sage ERP X3 version 7, a global business solution for midsized companies.

Dear Graduates: you can have a happy, healthy career

Jennifer Warawa, vice president and general manager of Sage Accountant Solutions, contributed this article to Harvard Business School's student newspaper, The Harbus News, discussing how graduates can have a career they love and own their path to success.

Streamlining the mansonry industry

Masonry Magazine uses information from the Sage Construction and Real Estate "Information Technology Trends Summary Report—North America Construction" to discuss how masonry companies can streamline their businesses by investing in information technology.

Why design thinking should be at the core of your business strategy development

Sage Product Marketing Manager for Sage One Lawton Ursrey contributed this article to Forbes on how implementing elements of design thinking into a company's strategy can help problem solving and collaboration.

Mid-market businesses grow with the right hiring

Executive Vice President of Sage Mid-Market Solutions Joe Langner contributed this article to Entrepreneur on how midsized companies can attract the right talent to grow and why it is important to adopt tools and technology to keep employees engaged.

Award-winning women

Each year, CRN honors women of the channel, recognizing females for their accomplishments over the past year and the far-reaching impact they are having on the technology industry. Congratulations to Sage EVP of Marketing Gabie Boko, Vice President of Sales for Sage ERP X3 Donna Armstrong, and Director of Partner Programs for Sage Small Business Solutions Diana Waterman for being recognized this year!

The art of essentialism

Sage Product Marketing Manager for Sage One Lawton Ursrey contributed this article to Forbes on how adopting the essentialist mindset can help entrepreneurs focus on what they truly care about and not regret forgoing the tasks or activities that are not as important.

Seven ways to train yourself to be a forward thinker

American City Business Journals published Sage Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith's article with tips on how to become a forward thinker to avoid pitfalls and achieve growth through innovation.

Picking your start-up or a corporate job? Don't—do both

Lawton Ursrey, Sage product marketing manager for Sage One, contributed this article about why entrepreneurs don't have to make a choice when it comes to having their own business or working at a large company to Forbes.

Business lessons I learned from my mother

Sage Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith contributed this article on lessons his mother taught him that apply to business to Mompreneurs and FOXNews.com.

Six ways to simplify your small business life

Sage One Product Manager Mike Savory contributed this article on ways busy small business owners can simplify their efforts, like taking advantage of data in the cloud.

How small businesses can combat high gas prices

Garden Center Magazine published Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sage Small Business Solutions Connie Certusi's article on how small businesses can better handle rising gas prices.

How to keep your employees from getting bored

Sage Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith contributed this article on how to keep employees engaged in the workplace to American City Business Journals.

Streamlining the masonry industry

Masonry Magazine uses information from Sage Construction and Real Estate’s “Information Technology Trends Summary Report—North America Construction” to discuss how masonry companies can streamline their businesses by investing in information technology.

Edison Awards

Sage Construction and Real Estate wins the 2014 Edison for their Job Ready program. They win for innovation for business optimization under the overall category of innovative services. They're in good company—Levi's, Paint Handy, Kohler, LIFX, and Motorola Solutions.

Bruce Croxon's top tips for aspiring entrepreneurs

Former "Dragons' Den" star Bruce Croxon shares his thoughts on the recent Sage State of the Canadian Start-up Survey 2014 with The Globe and Mail. Bruce delivered the keynote at the Vancouver stop of the Sage Inspire Tour, and Hello Vancity shared some of his insights, as well as thoughts from Sage Senior Vice President and General Manager of Sage Canada Nancy Harris.

When winter is this bad, businesses better have a plan

Yahoo! Finance Canada shared some of the findings from the recent Sage Weather Survey, where Canadian small businesses revealed how the unusually harsh winter of 2014 affected their business.

Before you launch your crowdfunding campaign, read this

Sage Product Marketing Manager for Sage One Lawton Ursrey contributed this article about the benefits of crowdfunding and what entrepreneurs need to know in order to successfully launch a campaign to Forbes.

Four tips for women to excel at work during Women's History Month

Sage Executive Vice President of Marketing Gabie Boko contributed this article to Tell it to Al with tips on how women can succeed at work in honor of Women's History Month.

How does she do it? Sage Mompreneurs survey says Canadian moms in business do it all

HispanicBusiness.com discussed results from the recent Sage-Mompreneur® Study, which looked at the lifestyles of female business owners who are balancing the role of mom and entrepreneur.

Why this is the worst time to be thinking about taxes

Sage Chief Financial Officer Marc Scheipe contributed this article on why small businesses need to plan for tax time all year round to Financial Post, Forbes, The Globe and Mail, and WeWork.com.

How important is technology in construction?

General Manager of Sage Construction and Real Estate Solutions Jon Witty discussed the importance of technology in the construction industry with GlobeSt.com.

VP of Sage advises students

Sage Executive Vice President of Marketing Gabie Boko spoke with The Flor-Ala, the student newspaper of the University of North Alabama, providing career advice for future graduates.

Mobile goes mainstream

Sage Vice President of product development for Sage Payment Solutions Don Weary contributed comments to this QSR Magazine article on mobile payment options in the fast food industry.

Four tips for developing lasting, in-person connections

Sage Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith contributed tips on how to connect with people to make relationships more meaningful and rewarding to The Business Journals.

Bruce Croxon's top tips for aspiring entrepreneurs

Former "Dragons' Den" star Bruce Croxon shares his thoughts on the recent Sage State of the Canadian Start-up Survey 2014 with The Globe and Mail. Bruce delivered the keynote at the Vancouver stop of the Sage Inspire Tour, and Hello Vancity shared some of his insights, as well as thoughts from Sage Senior Vice President and General Manager of Sage Canada Nancy Harris.

Five reasons your start-up needs an accountant

The Huffington Post provides information from a Sage 2013 Survey about accountants. In the article, they outline five reasons why small businesses needs accountants.

Think you can escape the guidance of an accountant? If your goal is to have a thriving business, think again.

Sage Vice President and General Manager of Sage Accountant Solutions Jennifer Warawa contributed this article on the reasons entrepreneurs should work with an accountant to Exchange Magazine, Financial Post, and The Globe and Mail.

Manufacturers' optimism grows

Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sage Mid-Market Solutions Joe Langner contributed this article discussing the results of the Sage Manufacturing Survey; the results indicate manufacturers have increased confidence in the economy in 2014.

How to bring the Olympian mindset into the office

Sage Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith contributed this article on how corporations can replicate the characteristics of Olympians in the workplace to The Business Journals.

Avoiding social media blunders

Sage Executive Vice President of Marketing Gabie Boko contributed this article with tips on how companies can be successful in social media to Destination CRM.

Ten tips for planning your IT investments

Vice President of Strategy and Customer Retention for Sage Construction and Real Estate Solutions Dennis Stejskal contributed this article with advice on how a business can start and implement the IT planning process to Contractor Magazine.

What coworking can really do for you

Sage One Product Marketing Manager Lawton Ursrey provides insights into the value of coworking for an entrepreneur in a recent Forbes article.

Sage launches subscription invoicing aimed at small business customers

The launch of Sage One Invoicing, a new solution that allows entrepreneurs and small business owners to create and send professional invoices and receive payments from clients online, was featured in a Small Business Trends article.

Little things that often go unnoticed but make a big difference in your business

Sage One Product Marketing Manager Lawton Ursrey contributed this article on why the smallest details are so important for entrepreneurs to master to Forbes.

Sage celebrates International Women's Day

Vice President and General Manager of Sage in Canada Nancy Harris and Sage Executive Vice President of Marketing Gabie Boko both wrote articles in honor of International Women's Day, a day that is used to recognize the women who have helped open doors for future generations. Nancy contributed a piece to Mompreneurs® discussing how Canadian women can empower themselves in the workplace, and Gabie contributed a piece to Women's Lifestyle on the women who have inspired her and tips for success.

Today in small business: online revies matter more than most owners think

Gene Marks mentions Sage One Invoicing in his New York Times blog.

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Nine reasons why entrepreneurs should hire an accountant

airing.com, linking to The Globe and Mail page it appeared on earlier this week.

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Super Bowl ad survey: Many small business owners prefer to sit it out

The results of the Sage Small Business Advertising Survey and the Sage Small Business Advertising Survey were featured in several publications in January and February 2014. Small businesses said they find local advertising more valuable than having an ad during the Super Bowl.

Sage business survey reflects surge of optimism for 2014

Plastics Today discusses results from the recent Sage Manufacturing Survey, with the overarching takeaway that manufacturers and distributors are decidedly more optimistic about the economy than in 2013. This article was published February 7, 2014. Executive Vice President and General Manager of Sage Mid-Market Solutions Joe Langner was interviewed by WSVA-AM 500 radio discussing the survey results.

Get more done with microfixing

Sage One Product Marketing Manager Lawton Ursrey contributed this article describing a learning discipline he uses calls "microfixing" to Forbes. This article was published January 21, 2014.

Imitate Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" finalists to retain your best employees

Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith contributed this article on how small businesses can use tactics by the "100 Best" to keep and recruit top talent to bizjournals.com and Businesstips.com. These articles were published in January and February 2014.

Small business resolutions for 2014

Sage Executive Vice President and General Manager of Small Business Solutions Connie Certusi provides New Year's resolutions for small business owners to several publications, including: Business News Daily, Fox Small Business, and Fullstart. These articles were published in December 2013 and January 2014.

Six audiobooks for entrepreneurs to listen to in 2014

Sage One Product Marketing Manager Lawton Ursrey contributed this article with detailed audiobook recommendations for entrepreneurs to Forbes December 24, 2013.

Software can reduce construction overhead

Vice President of Product Management for Sage Construction and Real Estate Solutions Dennis Stejskal discusses the guarded optimism the construction industry is experiencing with GlobeSt.com. This article was published December 18, 2013.

Ten tips on how to be a better entrepreneur in 2014

Sage One Product Marketing Manager Lawton Ursrey contributed this article on ways to be a better entrepreneur to Entrepreneur.com, including "take an improve class." This article was published January 10, 2014.

Three steps to becoming an industry expert to grow your business

Sage One Product Marketing Manager Lawton Ursrey contributed this article with detailed audiobook recommendations for entrepreneurs to Forbes December 24, 2013.

Customer experience lessons we can learn from the government shutdown

Sage Executive Vice President of Customer Experience Brad Smith contributed this article around customer service lessons small businesses can learn from the recent government shutdown to Sales and Service Excellence. This article was published in December 2013.

How to work from home

Sage Canada Senior Vice President and General Manager Nancy Harris contributed this article on how to successfully manage working from home to Advantage Magazine. This article was published in the January-March 2014 issue.

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