Four Simple Ways to Generate Revenue

By: Ruth King Here are four easy things to generate additional revenue: Review your customer files. They are a gold mine. One of the first questions I always ask new clients is how many customers are in your database?  How many customers are active customers (you’ve done business with them in the past 18 months)? …

Are You In Control Of Your Life?

by: Daniel Beaule A month ago, a record number of attendees gathered at the 2018 Appliance Service Training Institute in St. Pete’s Beach, FL. Steered by the United Servicers Association board members and our own Executive Director Ms. Sarah Brown, the event delivered on the growing demand from the members for advanced business and technical…

PlusOne Solutions Achieves Level 1 PCI-DSS Compliance

ORLANDO, FL. – (January 15, 2018) – PlusOne Solutions is a leading industry provider of compliance solutions including background screening, drug testing, and insurance and license tracking and management for the service industries. Today the company announced it has achieved the latest and more stringent Level 1 Compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data…

ASTI 2018 Recap

by: Lance Kimball The United Servicers Association annual convention the Appliance Service Training Institute, or ASTI for short, was a huge success. It was held on sunny St. Petersburg Beach, Florida at the Tradewinds Resort. The location was fantastic and very relaxing. Attendees took advantage of the beautiful white sandy beach with walks along the…

Appliance Service Training Institute (ASTI) 2018

The upcoming 2018 Appliance Service Training Institute (ASTI) will take place in St. Petes Beach, Florida, January 22nd – 25th, 2018 at the beautiful Tradewinds Island Grand Resort.  ASTI offers Independent Servicers the opportunity to not only learn the latest techniques to repair the ever-evolving high-tech appliances but also to attend business classes to help grow your business and become more profitable.  Attending the ASTI affords the…

Vulkan Lokring Hosts United Servicers Association Board Members

I want to give a big shout out to Bill Osborn and Jesse Alcala of Vulkan Lokring. Vulkan Lokring invited members of the United Servicers Association for training at their factory in Winter Haven, Florida. If you have never heard of Lokring, you will.   Domestic refrigerators will not be able to use R134 after…

Making The Most Of Your ASTI Experience

By: Annette Ortega The United Servicers Association (USA) premier event, ASTI (Annual Service Training Institute), is right around the corner.  The 2018 convention is being hosted in St. Pete Beach, Florida, at the Trade Winds Grand Island Resort from January 22nd to January 25th, (pre-event training is on the 21st).  This venue is amazing, and who…

How to Attract and Retain More Millennial Workers for Your Business

SmallBizClub.com With the increase of millennials in the workforce, businesses need to understand the differing values of this generation in order to be able to recruit and retain new employees. Currently, 40 percent of companies employ 50 or more millennials, but by 2025 they will represent 75 percent of the workforce. More than 60 percent…

10 Reasons To Join A CEO Peer Group

Forbes.com By: Henry DeVries , Contributor Growing your business is never easy. With apologies to Aristotle, Richard Franzi likes to say: “The whole effort of CEOs working together is more than the sum of those same CEOs working separately.” I recently had breakfast with Franzi, author of Critical Mass: The 10 Explosive Powers of CEO Peer…