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Spring Training for Your Team!

Now’s about the time that our never-ending rain will stop. Indeed, the winter storms are subsiding, and as surely as spring follows winter, renewal begins. Spring sets the stage for sunny skies, flowers blooming, birds nesting and new grasses growing. … Continue reading

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Compete or Shrink

Competition is a fascinating game. It starts with the concept of supply and demand. If you had no competitors (supply), all of your customers (demand) would be obliged to buy from you when they wanted the services you provide. Quite … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Upgraded 2

In my letter two Januaries ago, I used the headline “You’ve Been Upgraded” to announce the launch of the Diamond Certified Directory Update print and digital versions and a new program for Diamond Certified company owners to contribute their expertise … Continue reading

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Upgrades for 2013!

A few months ago, I booked a flight to the east coast for my wife and told her she would get a confirming email. She smiled and said, “I hope the email says I’ve been upgraded for free.” I thought, … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Our entire team at American Ratings Corporation wishes you and your loved ones a wonderful Thanksgiving season. For me, this is the time of year to give thanks to special people and reflect on outstanding deeds—an ideal precursor for personal … Continue reading

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Diamond Certified Preferred Consumer Membership Reaches 10,000!

More than 10,000 people have signed up to be Diamond Certified Preferred Consumers since membership was first introduced in 2011, making it one of the most successful launches in the history of the Diamond Certified Program. Since this unique membership … Continue reading

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