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The Doodler creates ads on promotional items

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The Doodler creates ads on promotional items

Very nearly any item of merchandise can have a logo and business information imprinted on it. Coffee mugs and ballpoint pens. Calendars and ball caps. Beach towels and flying discs. Businesses use promotional products for individual events or to promote their businesses throughout the year. Specializing in imprinted items from wearables to pens, The Doodler… Continue Reading The Doodler creates ads on promotional items

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Schaefers keep promises, make new ones

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Schaefers keep promises, make new ones

One of the older businesses in town with uninterrupted family ownership, Schaefer Agency has been around more than 60 years as an independent full-service insurance agency. “Most of our business is word-of-mouth,” said owner John Schaefer. “If we take care of our customers, they sell more than we do.” Schaefer’s dad Jack started the company… Continue Reading Schaefers keep promises, make new ones

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Magneti knows how to attract customers

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Magneti knows how to attract customers

The front co-working space at 409 N. Tejon St. is a busy, quiet, stark area, filled with people doing e-commerce in an environment that sounds like intense keyboard clicking. As a member of Epicentral Coworking, Magneti Marketing occupies Suite 106 of that address. The offices in Suite 106 are colorful and dynamic, with wild and… Continue Reading Magneti knows how to attract customers

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Phenix proliferates across the country

What’s not to love about working at Phenix Salon Suites? That’s the feeling of stylist Courtney Knight, who’s worked at Phenix since it opened in Colorado Springs more than six years ago. She likes having her own space, separated by walls, to offer her clients “undivided, pampered attention,” Knight said. Phenix Salon Suites operates with… Continue Reading Phenix proliferates across the country

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Affordable’s aim – satisfy its customers

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Affordable’s aim – satisfy its customers

It’s another Monday morning at Affordable Plumbing and Heat — and the phones are ringing off the hook. “The heat is out at my house.” “My hot water heater is on the fritz.” “Why is my house so cold?” It’s a typical morning for owners Greg and Heidi Smith and their manager, Tom Mudd. “We… Continue Reading Affordable’s aim – satisfy its customers

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Jake’s takes you way back, and that’s good

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Jake’s takes you way back, and that’s good

The newest hamburger shop in town doesn’t serve fast food. At Jake’s Wayback Burgers, you’ll have to wait patiently for your hamburgers and shakes. When your order is ready, there’s no calling your name. And there’s no calling a number. They remember you from when you ordered, and they’ll bring your food to you. From… Continue Reading Jake’s takes you way back, and that’s good

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Years later, Garman still creates character(s)

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Years later, Garman still creates character(s)

Walking through Magic Town, one finds guests transported back to a day, place and time in the life of the artist who created it, sculptor Michael Garman. Guests see the joyful faces of the guys at the bar, the hopeful face of a child wanting popcorn at the movies, the solemn face of a priest… Continue Reading Years later, Garman still creates character(s)

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STORServer focuses on data protection

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STORServer focuses on data protection

All businesses have valuable data they want protected, and that is exactly what STORServer in Colorado Springs is all about. “Data protection is the key,” said John Sorensen, vice president of finance and chief information officer. Schools, hospitals, banks and other businesses generate data “that has real business value, and we want to protect that… Continue Reading STORServer focuses on data protection

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’Tis the season at Consignment Gallery

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’Tis the season at Consignment Gallery

The best time to shop for used furniture at The Consignment Gallery is Friday afternoon. That’s because movers have collected furniture for the week, co-owner Judy Deighton has cleaned it up, and it’s ready to help fill somebody’s home. “A lot of regulars come in on Friday and pull the cream off the top,” said… Continue Reading ’Tis the season at Consignment Gallery

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Perfectly Matched finds right relationships

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Perfectly Matched finds right relationships

You’re 42, single and want to meet the man of your dreams. You want a long-term relationship that results in marriage. But because of your public profession, online dating isn’t for you. Or you have a strong personality that sends some women running. A good person to meet is Donna Shugrue of Perfectly Matched, a… Continue Reading Perfectly Matched finds right relationships

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