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Article - July 28,2023

Marketing for Manufacturers: Do You Need a Marketing Agency?

Management - Marketing

Marketing plays a crucial role in the success of any business, including small- to medium-sized manufacturing companies—especially if you want to grow your business.

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Article - July 28,2023

How to Future-Proof Your Manufacturing Business

Analytics & Reporting - Integration

The last few years have been challenging, to say the least, for manufacturers — and economic uncertainty still lurks.

predictive maintenance
Article - July 14,2023

What Is Predictive Maintenance (+ How To Use It in Your Shop)

Product Development - Quality Control - Shop Floor

With equipment downtime, maintenance costs and unexpected breakdowns posing significant challenges, custom manufacturers are increasingly turning to predictive maintenance to improve efficiency and control costs.

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Article - July 07,2023

8 Amazing Things You Can Do with an ERP: A Guide for Small- to Mid-sized Custom Manufacturers

Analytics & Reporting - Engineering - Scheduling

ERPs are the industry gold standard for a reason—no other tool revolutionizes your manufacturing operations or uses accurate real-time data to streamline business processes like an ERP. 

Marketing for Manufacturers: Social Media 101
Article - June 30,2023

How to Finance an ERP Project in Quebec

ERP - Industry News

Investing in an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is one of the biggest projects that a manufacturing company will ever take on.

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Article - June 23,2023

Marketing for Manufacturers: YouTube on a Shoestring Budget

Customer Relations - Marketing

Don’t underestimate the power of YouTube for marketing your manufacturing business. YouTube is the world's second-largest search engine with over two billion active users—giving you a tremendous opportunity to show off your company and connect with customers.

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Article - June 16,2023

ERP Solutions for Pressure Vessel and Tank Manufacturers

Production Planning - Purchasing - Quality Control

Pressure vessel and tank manufacturing is a complex and highly regulated industry that requires careful management of production processes.

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Article - June 09,2023

Marketing for Manufacturers: Social Media 101

Customer Relations - Marketing

Social media may have started as a platform for personal connections and entertainment, but it is now a robust business marketing tool.

ERP Solutions for Metal Fabricators
Article - May 31,2023

ERP Solutions for Metal Fabricators

Analytics & Reporting - Engineering - Inventory - Production Planning

To stay ahead of the competition, metal fabricators need streamlined operations, optimized workflows and efficient resource management.

Marketing for Manufacturers: How To Stand Out at Trade Shows
Article - May 26,2023

Marketing for Manufacturers: How To Stand Out at Trade Shows

Customer Relations - Marketing

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

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Article - May 25,2023

Genius gets even better with the release of V15 – out now!

Genius News

Genius is proud to work for and with manufacturers. Every spring we will be releasing new versions that add new features, greater depth, and more web-available modules. See what's new for V15.

Marketing for Manufacturers: How To Stand Out at Trade Shows
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.

Marketing for Manufacturers: How To Stand Out at Trade Shows
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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

operational costs
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.

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