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Software and Tools

Some of our favorite tools and software that make your business better. As any smart business owner would do, make sure to research all of your options and use the tool that best suites your business. This section may contain affiliate links to help support our local business.

14-in-1 Focused-Biz App

The best all-in-one CRM Software that makes managing contacts and conversations easy. Create Users and Teams as you grow. Schedule meetings more efficiently. Automate your workflow and processes. Take payments and send invoices. Nurture leads with email and sms text marketing. Build landing pages and custom forms.


Most new businesses use some from of Quickbooks. They make your Accountant or Tax Preparer happy. It also helps you navigate and complete your own accounting, payroll, taxes, mileage tracking, and so much more using their convenient desktop or mobile apps.


Canva makes creating graphics like social media posts, flyers and digital pictures easy for the average person. Their library contains templates for almost any occasion and the best part? It's free! There's also Pro Subscriptions, or pay-per-use where you have access to even more images, photos, videos and effects to make professional designs.


The next evolution of spell-check, but for grammar, proof-reading and plagiarism, is Grammarly. This tool has helped writers and business owners write better emails and communicate more effectively, without the need to take another English course. Simply put, Grammarly is your writing enhancement tool.

Blogs & Articles

4 tips for website design from focused business solutions, marketing agency in Milwaukee

4 Tips for Website Design

4 Tips for Website Design In many cases, your website is the first-impression visitors have of your business. We’ve all seen great websites, okay websites

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Grand Opening of Hairport, St. Francis, WI

Grand Opening: Hairport LLC

Congratulations to Hairport! Mary, the owner of Hairport, had a lifelong dream of opening her own salon. It wasn’t until the Covid-19 shutdown that the

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