Scot Hanson

With twenty years' experience in various business writing roles, working now with aACE Software has been the most enjoyable assignment by far.
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ERP for Manufacturing: 3 Pitfalls You Must Avoid

June 6, 2018
Manufacturing businesses succeed as they arrange their operations around continuous improvement. This foundational principle, however, can be easy to lose sight of when it comes to deploying ERP solutions. When making such a crucial investment, that is exactly the time a business must resist the attitudes that can […]

SMEs Leveraging Custom Apps for Success, Says 2018 FileMaker Report

May 23, 2018
FileMaker has released the 2018 report on how businesses around the world are leveraging custom apps.

Strengthening Your eCommerce Presence with Five Pro Tips

May 2, 2018
For today's web-savvy entrepreneurs, establishing a business presence online takes only a few dollars and a few minutes. There are sites for hosting eCommerce, designing logos, writing copy — for handling all aspects of a globally accessible company. However this creates a business paradox: while it's easier than ever […]

Playing Like a Pro: The Value-Add of Thorough Software Research

April 18, 2018
The pain points that drive a company towards purchasing a software upgrade are all too visible. But if that drive moves too fast, the pain points left after the implementation might be just as bad.

A Tipping Point for National Sales Tax?

March 28, 2018
With $13,000,000,000+ up for grabs in potential revenue, many state legislatures are revisiting their sales tax laws. For example, the Dakotas aren't usually in the national limelight. But with taxation for online sales at out-of-state locations, these two states have played an active role.

What Exactly Do You Get from a Quality CRM Package?

March 15, 2018
When a small business owner starts to think seriously about customer relationship management (CRM), it's a measurement of both the past and the future. From the past, it marks a certain level of success — the business has reached a point where you can't keep track of all your leads, prospects, and clients with just a […]

Five Persuasive Psychology Techniques for eCommerce Success

March 7, 2018
You already have a great product or service to sell on your eCommerce site. And you're probably already investing as much as you can into marketing. Is there anything more you can do to convert a few more shoppers each day into buyers?

Warning: Business Operations Software Might Not Improve Business. Or Operations.

February 28, 2018
Software is often described as the solution for a business problem. But is it? In Drew Hendricks' article, "Fragmented Software is Killing Business Productivity: 4 Ways to Fix it," published on, it doesn't seem that way.

Spreadsheets Slowing You Down? Automated Inventory Management Can Help

February 21, 2018
Even for a small business, tracking inventory can be a challenge. Sometimes it can seem that managing paperwork and updating spreadsheets takes more time and energy than growing your business. But you can't afford to let inventory paperwork get in the way of serving your customers and reaching out to new clients.

A Valentine for Our Clients – and the ERP Solution They Helped Build

February 14, 2018
The fourteenth of February is the perfect time for expressions of appreciation. So we want to say Thank You to all our clients: