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Portland Business Journal Philanthropy Awards Honor Edge One Media

My Grandfather used to tell me "Community service is the rent you pay for living in the world."

If you asked Megan (my loving wife and incredible business partner), she would tell you that her passion for giving is deeply rooted in her childhood memories as well.

So, when Megan and I started looking to grow our business, one of our core values was community service.

Megan volunteered on every committee she was invited to and I set about supporting her efforts with digital and creative works our company could offer.

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Let Your Employees Know You Care!

One of the biggest motivators for employees (besides money!) is recognition and feeling that they are valued. Encouraging your employees when they are doing a good job, asking them how they are, and even attention through constructive criticism is beneficial. These are just a few simple ways, amongst many, to show your employees you value them. Keeping your employees happy or even just content, instead of dreading work everyday, will increase quality and productivity while decreasing employee turnover.

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Don’t Forget About Your Loyal Customers

How many of us feel cheated by our cable companies that only offer specials and discounted rates for new customers and do nothing for those who have been with the same company for years?

We all want to grow, and to do so we focus so much on generating new customers. But it is important to not forget about the loyal customers whom time and time again do business with us. What is the point of getting new customers if we can’t keep the ones who we already have, we can’t grow if we are losing customers just as fast as we are gaining them.

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Doing Purpose Filled Work

There is a trend for consumers and job searchers alike who care if your business is doing “purposeful” and “meaningful” work. Now, this can be a fuzzy subject because what one person considers an important/positive contribution to society can be different to another. We are sure that everyone that we have worked with, done business for, and many others believe what they are doing is meaningful, because why else would they be doing it?

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Why You Need To Install An SSL Certificate On Your Website Right Now

Google's Chrome browser has announced that they will be making a change in how they display websites. Beginning in October 2017, Chrome will be changing the security warning on all HTTP sites. They are doing this so that site owners will take the necessary steps to secure their sites with HTTPS and make the internet a safer, more secure place for everyone.

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Google's Chrome browser has announced that they will be making a change in how they display websites. Beginning in October 2017, Chrome will be changing the security warning on all HTTP sites. They are doing this so that site owners will take the necessary steps to secure their sites with HTTPS and make the internet a safer, more secure place for everyone.

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