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Meet the Acumen Connections team–and check out their favorite blogs (bonus!)

The friendly payment processor team at Acumen Connections wants businesses to grow. Here they share their favorite small business resources …
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These 5 hot tips can boost your 4th of July sales + free ad templates

Preparing your business for Independence Day weekend? Check out these patriotic 4th of July ad ideas for your small business …
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Meet the Local Payment Processor Serving Wichita

Most payment processors have the sole goal of processing credit cards. Acumen Connections does more to serve the Wichita community …
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The Steps that Made Primal a Small Business Success

Small businesses help each other. Primal joined payment processor Acumen Connections in January, after its owners formed a bond with …
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4 Key Ways Businesses Connect With Customers

Four fundamentals to make your business feel like a real person Starbucks is pretty standard for coffee. But Starbucks does …
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Small Business Saturday Might Be Different: Here’s What to Expect

How to maximize sales without compromising health and safety on Small Business Day This year, in a word: overwhelming. Holiday …
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The Value of Shopping Local is Not Just About Money

When possible, I try to eat at local restaurants. These local restaurants tend to be smaller than the big brands …
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Small Businesses Fight Coronavirus, Too

How Companies of All Sizes Are Joining the Fight Against Coronavirus As the pandemic continues, so does the relentless news …
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7 Ways To Support Local Businesses Affected by COVID-19 To Do Today

Many people are being affected in cities that are under a shelter-at-home order. Business owners and employees are having a …
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Why Shop Local? 500,000 New Businesses Open Every Month

As local business owners and supporters like to say, “you can’t buy happiness, but you can buy local, and that’s …
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A Successful Seasonal Business Does 3 Things

Smart business decisions are required to effectively manage and operate a seasonal business around the Wichita, KS metro area …
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The Competition Between Food Trucks and Restaurants

While it is nearly impossible to operate a restaurant solely online, there is a new age of “restaurants” that are …
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