29 07, 2014

Who is Celadon?

By |Featured Customers, Trucking & Logistics|

The Celadon home page shares this,

“Founded in 1985 and employing over 4,000 associates worldwide, Celadon Group Inc. (NYSE: CGI) is one of the largest and most progressive transportation and logistics companies in North America. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Celadon operates roughly 3,000 tractors and 8,700 trailers.”

That answers what they do, how long they’ve […]

28 07, 2014

 Building a 21st century In-house Marketing Team

By |Marketing Services, Uncategorized|

After reading a post about creating a marketing team, which was aimed at ad agencies and large firms, I asked our team how they would build a small business in-house marketing team—what positions they would fill. The article from INC. Tips and Tools for Building a Marketing Team is a good start. The piece […]

25 07, 2014

CSI Protective Services—Graphics that POP!

By |Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

CSI Protective Services is a private security company employing uniformed guards—primarily military veterans. As Chad Butts, owner of CSI Protective services stated, “We try to give back to those who have given so much already.” CSI has been, “Certified by the Veterans Administration and the City of Indianapolis as a Service Disabled Veteran […]

24 07, 2014

Do You Have a Disaster Emergency Plan?

By |Human Resources, Small Business Matters|

A couple of weeks ago a tornado touched down less than a mile from TKO Graphix. Our HR department had created an emergency preparedness plan. It had been practiced. It was implemented. Not everyone followed the procedure. Had the tornado struck there may have been casualties that could have been avoided had the […]

23 07, 2014

Good News Ministries—Doing A Busload of Good

By |Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

In this video, Drew Lannerd, a 12-year board member, shares a little about the Good News Ministries “Good News Mission was founded in 1950 strictly as a rescue mission for homeless men. In 1983, Good News Mission moved to its current location at 2716 E. Washington Street on […]

22 07, 2014

Becker Landscaping: A Sign that fits

By |Signs for Business|

Monument signs standout; they inform and direct. They’re used to identify an organization, locate a division, and share something about the nature of the business or culture of the company. And while the Becker Landscaping monument sign does all of this—it accomplishes something more; it fits its environment. The Becker landscaping grounds are a […]

21 07, 2014

Poorly Maintained Roads Cost all of us—Twice

By |Trucking & Logistics|

My daily drive home includes a one-half mile two-lane ramp entering I-70. It’s a busy ramp. The right lane has a break in the pavement seam that’s close to six inches wide, and it may be deep enough to reach china. I discovered this pothole by hitting it a 30 MPH. It was a […]

18 07, 2014

Why You Should be Networking Internally

By |Social Media & Networking|

We’ve written quite a bit about networking such as, Your Best Networking Plan Keep it simple and Top 10 Networking Mistakes, but so far everything we’ve discussed has been outside networking, after hours or away from the office. Isn’t networking at the workplace just as important?

What Internal Networking Isn’t

Networking at the office shouldn’t be […]

17 07, 2014

B-eautiful B-Squared Vehicle Wrap

By |Vehicle Wraps & Graphics|

This is what vehicle graphics are supposed to look like; it’s what they’re supposed to do. It works because it’s simple, elegant, and effective. Too often we see cluttered car wraps, decals that are difficult to read, or partial wraps missing pertinent information—not sharing what’s important. That’s not the case with B-Squared.

Why This Wrap […]

16 07, 2014

Is Customer Service Part of Your Marketing Plan?  

By |Sales & Marketing|

If not, it should be. It should be part of your marketing campaigns, branding initiatives, and promotional networking. Customer service is the cornerstone of your entire marketing department. Without coordinating customer service and marketing, all of your efforts—may be a waste of time. Think that statement is a bit…harsh? Review these […]