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Pricing for Close Friends and Family

I wrote a blog recently about pricing, advising readers as to why they should not price too low. A reader asked me, “What about pricing for friends and family? Should you have some kind of a discount, or ‘mate rate’?” I’m going to assume, for the purposes of this blog, that the friend or family…

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Introducing: Mia, a Short Film by Han Siu

At Tenato, we are very proud of our Associates’ creative talents, so we thought we’d share a great personal achievement recently reached by Han Siu, our Web and Video Producer. Han spent the month of May creating a short film to submit to film festivals across the country, and we were excited to see it….

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Customer Appreciation 101

Customer appreciation events, like special sales, lunch & learns or breakfasts, can build excitement about your offerings and foster customer loyalty. Are they a good option for your business? Here’s what you need to know. Who Should Hold a Customer Appreciation Event Customer appreciation events can work for many types of businesses — if there…

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Welcome, Han!

Tenato is very excited to announce that we have a talented new web and video producer, Han Siu, on our associate team. Han has been contracting with us for about ten years on special projects, and has a broad skill set combined with great creativity. This is one of the few people we have ever…

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The Messages in Your Invoice

What Your Invoice Says About You I was catching up my books for year-end recently, filing through all sorts of invoices I’d received over past months. Many of the invoices made me chuckle. It seems that many small business owners have no clue how to make a respectable invoice. And the problem is, if your…

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How to Keep Your Business in Mind When Everything in Calgary Shuts Down

Here in Calgary, it’s almost time for our international claim to fame — the Calgary Stampede. We’re getting excited to celebrate with friends and colleagues alike. Whether it’s your first Stampede or you’re a seasoned veteran at the festivities, there’s always room to improve your Stampede game, especially when it comes to business. Thankfully, from…

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