corporate gift trends

Universal Unilink | December 1, 2017

Corporate Gift Giving Trends

As the economy continues to improve, businesses are spending more on corporate gifts and giving them on more occasions. To help take the guess-work out of the gift giving season, we have identified five key trends for 2017: Barware – Deep etching o...

effective websites

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Effective Websites

In a business climate so focused on social media, many business owners forget that their website is also part of their social media strategy – in fact, it’s the focal point. Everything you do on social media should bring visitors back to your web...

Planning a Successful Route Sales Promotion: Game Day

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Running a Successful Route Sales Promotion

In the previous article, we reviewed the importance of planning to succeed during your promotions. We covered goal setting, homework (creating a target list) and the “Line-up Exchange” (route person and supervisor reviewing the target list to ass...

Get found by prospects at the moment theey ant to buy

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Connect with Prospects the Moment They Want to Buy

The linen and uniform industry isn’t the most fluid of business arenas. A standard business agreement lasts about five years, so it’s rare that anyone is searching for a new service. Prospects can be few and far between. And worse? The window of ...

Karl Fowler Scholarship

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The Karl Fowler Scholarship Recipients

The Karl Fowler Scholarship Fund was named for Gayle and Allan Fowler’s son, Karl. Karl’s thirst for knowledge and delight in learning are an inspiration to all of us at Universal Unilink and our visitors. He never forgets a name and is a walking...

The Art of Delegation

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The Art of Delegation

Does it seem like there are never enough hours in your day? Are you tired of being the first one at the office and the last to leave? A common mistake that managers make is to believe that they are too busy to take the time to teach others. That old ...

Breakaway Conference

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Mission Accomplished

Our Breakaway Conference in Orlando was a great time of sharing and learning. If you have been paying attention to all our communications, you know that we focused on giving attendees the tools they need to “breakaway” from their competitors in a...

wastewater location strategy

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Location, Location, Location

Assume: You, as the owner or general manager of a commercial laundry, are in the enviable position of being able to expand into a new market location. As a business person, you’ve really done your homework. The market you’ve chosen is underserved...