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How Small Business Owners Can Strive for Excellence and Exceed Customer Expectations

By Peter / February 15, 2024

As word of mouth is still one of the best forms of marketing, it’s important to make sure your happy customers are always happy. So go above and beyond for your customers – they’ll be sure to appreciate it! Chances are that you are always looking for ways to improve your business and exceed customer expectations. […]

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How to Deal with the Daily Grind  

By Peter / February 1, 2024

Is the daily grind getting you down and out at your small business? Whether you’re a pool service company or a similar type of small business, it’s likely that there are days when the stress of running a company will be overwhelming. So, what’s a small business owner to do to make life easier? stresses […]

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  Is Your Small Business Stressing You Out?

By Peter / January 18, 2024

Stress is a normal part of life, but it can become a problem when it’s constant and interferes with your ability to function. Work stress can come from many different sources, such as deadlines, demanding clients, or difficult employees. While positive stress may prove to be motivating, the opposite is true for bad stress that […]

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  ProValet Appoints Jason Eckstein as Director of Sales to Drive Expansion of Leading Pool Service Software Platform

By Peter / January 10, 2024

ProValet, the industry leader in pool service field management software, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Eckstein as Director of Sales. With 20 years of experience in the technology industry, Jason has excelled in home automation, specialty retail, and custom integration, consistently achieving impressive sales figures, improving profitability, and establishing strong client relationships. […]

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Is Your Workplace a Happy One?

By Peter / January 4, 2024

In today’s challenging job market, hiring and retaining good employees can be difficult — whether you own a pool service software company or a similar type of business. But what about making employees happy in the first place? A happy workplace is a productive workplace, after all. According to Indeed, happy employees are generally more […]

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Motivating Small Business Employees

By Peter / December 28, 2023

It’s no secret that small businesses have a hard time competing with larger businesses when it comes to insuring that company employees are motivated. Small business owners often can’t offer their employees the same salaries, benefits, and perks that bigger businesses can use to encourage motivation. Without motivated employees, it can be difficult to achieve […]

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ProValet Founder & CEO Peter Wasmer Joins Leadership Powered by Common Sense Podcast

By Peter / December 20, 2023

ProValet Founder & CEO Peter Wasmer joined Doug Thorpe’s Leadership Powered by Common Sense Podcast. The discussion focused on his entrepreneurial journey and the exciting new ways that ProValet is using technology to revolutionize service businesses. Listen to the full episode on You Tube:  

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How to Dazzle Your Small Business Customers This Holiday Season

By Peter / December 14, 2023

The holidays are a wonderful time of year. But for small businesses, they can also be a bit stressful. After all, you want your customers and employees to have the best possible experience during this festive season. Here are a few tips on how to dazzle your small business employees and customers this holiday season: […]

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How to Talk to Your Small Business Customers so They Listen

By Peter / December 7, 2023

One of the top complaints that customers have about small business owners is that they don’t listen. Customers want to be heard and they want their concerns to be addressed. Interestingly, small business owners have a similar complaint since they often find it difficult to engage customers, especially when they’re bombarded with so many marketing […]

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How Technology Can Help a Family Business Evolve into the Second Generation & Beyond

By Peter / November 30, 2023

Family businesses have been the backbone of society for centuries, providing stability and continuity through difficult times. According to Cornell University, the average life span of a family-owned business is 24 years (, 2010). About 40% of U.S. family-owned businesses transition into a second-generation, approximately 13% are passed down successfully to a third generation, while […]

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