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Article - May 19,2023

How To Set the Right Timeline for Your ERP Project

Implementation - Scheduling

Purchasing an ERP system is a project — and needs to be managed like one to ensure a successful rollout. Establishing an organized and structured approach, along with a defined timeline, is crucial to completing your project and successfully implementing an ERP system.

Article - May 12,2023

How Much Automation Is Right for You?

Engineering - Product Development - Shop Floor

As manufacturers seek ways to improve efficiency and lower expenses, automation, Industry 4.0 and other connected manufacturing solutions are gaining in popularity.

Article - May 05,2023

How to Embrace Change (Even When It Is Difficult)

Customer Relations - Management

Given that the world is changing at an ever-increasing pace, manufacturers often find it difficult to stay up-to-date with new trends and emerging technologies.

Article - May 03,2023

Genius ERP Partners With Secturasoft To Help You Turbocharge Your Quotes

Accounting - Analytics & Reporting - Genius News

Genius ERP is excited to announce our new partnership with SecturaSOFT, the fast and robust quoting and estimating platform created for metal fabricators, that will allow our customers to save time, create better quotes and win more business. 

Article - April 28,2023

Marketing for Manufacturers: 10 Tips To Make Your Website Stand Out

Management - Marketing

‍Your website serves as your calling card in the modern business world, meaning it must be accurate, informative, user-friendly, and easy to navigate.

Article - April 26,2023

ERP Solutions for Transportation Manufacturers

Analytics & Reporting - Inventory - Product Configurator

Transportation manufacturers have been trusting Genius ERP for over 30 years to make them more efficient, profitable, and productive.

Article - April 21,2023

Earth Day Special: 5 Ways Manufacturers Can Become More Sustainable

Industry News

Sustainable manufacturing is the practice of manufacturing products with the least amount of environmental impact possible. By adopting this approach, manufacturers can maximize a product's advantages while minimizing its negative effects on the environment.

Article - April 14,2023

Marketing for Manufacturers: How To Use PPC and Google Ads to Market Your Business

Management - Marketing

‍SEO is a valuable tool that can increase online visibility and brand awareness and is part of a smart digital marketing strategy — but SEO is not always a guarantee. 

Article - April 11,2023

Genius ERP Is a Noteworthy Product on Capterra’s Shortlist of Best ERP Software

Genius News - Industry News

Genius ERP has been named one of the best enterprise resource planning software systems in North America by Capterra. 

Article - April 06,2023

Reduce Operational Costs With an ERP

Accounting - Custom Manufacturing - Job Costing

Custom manufacturers, now more than ever, are looking for ways to improve operational efficiencies and reduce costs while continuing to meet customer needs and business objectives. Find out how how you can streamlines your operations and reduces costs.

Article - March 31,2023

How To Protect Your Manufacturing Business From Hacking and Cyberattacks

Custom Manufacturing - Industry News - Management

Recent high-profile ransomware attacks — including on Indigo, Canada’s largest bookseller, the Royal Mail in the UK, and CEFCO convenience stores in the southern United States — have put cybercrime back in the news.

Article - March 24,2023

Marketing for Manufacturers: Email Marketing 101

Customer Relations - Marketing

The latest installment in our Marketing for Manufacturers series will teach you everything you need to know about email marketing and how to use it in your manufacturing business to boost leads and sales.

Article - March 17,2023

ERP Solutions for Machine Engineering and Equipment Manufacturers

Product Configurator - Purchasing - Quality Control

Machine engineering and equipment manufacturing requires a high degree of technical expertise and innovation, lots of inventory and machinary, and complicated processes — all of which make it a challenging enterprise.

Article - March 10,2023

How To Use Concurrent Engineering in Your Custom Manufacturing Shop

Engineering - Product Development

Read on to find out ten actionable steps that you can take to stand out at trade shows and achieve your business goals.

Article - March 03,2023

Marketing for Manufacturers: How To Use SEO to Market Your Business

Analytics & Reporting - Marketing

Our third Marketing for Manufacturers article is all about SEO, and how you can help your business get found in online search results.

Article - March 01,2023

Genius ERP Is Named a Top Manufacturing Software Solution for Small Businesses by Software Advice

Genius News

Genius ERP is proud to announce that we are again included in Software Advice’s Guide to Top Small Business Manufacturing Software.

Article - February 24,2023

10 Reasons Why Your Manufacturing Business Should Move to a Cloud ERP

ERP - Field Services - Production Planning

Traditionally, ERP systems were implemented as on-premise software systems. But over the last few years, there has been a growing trend toward cloud-based ERP systems. 

Article - February 22,2023

Marketing for Manufacturers: How To Claim Your Google Business Profile


In the second installment of our Marketing for Manufacturers series, we will look at why and how to claim your Google Business Profile. 

Article - February 17,2023

How ERPs Alleviate Engineering Pain Points

Engineering - Production Planning - Quality Control

The complex nature of custom manufacturing means there are many different processes where engineering pain points can arise. But there is a way to alleviate these pain points.

Article - February 15,2023

How to Market Your Manufacturing Business

Customer Relations - Management - Marketing

You may know all the ins and outs of manufacturing a quality product, but do you know all the ins and outs of marketing it?

Article - February 10,2023

6 Reasons Trailer Manufacturers Use (And Love) Genius ERP

Job Costing - Product Configurator - Scheduling

For over three decades, Genius ERP has worked closely with custom manufacturers across North America, helping them to streamline their operations and improve productivity. ‍

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