Virginia Business Systems

When Creativity Meets Opportunity: Nontraditional Marketing Ploys Spark Engagement

It doesn’t take a pandemic to alert office technology dealers to the possibilities that unique and nontraditional marketing initiatives can provide in generating engagement among existing and prospective clients. But what we have learned since March 2020 is that ingenuity, humor
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Website Optimization Tools Enable Dealers to Measure, Tweak Marketing Endeavors

Remember those old television commercials for local automotive sales? Some fast-talking huckster would blather on about, say, the AMC Eagle—which looked like it belonged in a 1970s romp room with its wood-grain paneling—and wrap up his spiel with the promise, “just tell them
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Officer Dealers Look Ahead to the Future of Technical Service

This week, we close out our February State of the Industry overview of technical service in the office equipment industry by asking the $50,000 question: where do we go from here? Clicks, market trends and the pandemic have all added an extra wrinkle in the dealers’ ability to
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Down with the Silos: Cross-Department Integration, Goal Setting Benefit Tech Service

There is a less-heralded revolution that has rippled through the office equipment industry in recent years, one aimed at reducing frustration and miscommunication: tearing down the departmental silos. While this week’s State of the Industry report continues to assess the
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Tightening the Screws: Looking Ahead at the Next Generation of Service Technicians

If there’s one thing that many office equipment dealers take pride in, and rightly so, it is the extensive experience many of their employees boast. Dealers often use this as a selling point, and those familiar faces have helped dealers forge longstanding relationships with their
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Striking a Balance with Relationships, Developing Careers Proves Gratifying for VBS Difference Maker Rick Lingon

Someone once told Rick Lingon that “life is made with time and effort.” During a nearly 20-year career, the vice president of sales and marketing at Virginia Business Systems (VBS) of Richmond, VA, has invested in both elements to forge an experience that has been successful and
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Virginia Business Systems Named A “Most Generous” Company

Richmond, VA (April 25, 2017) – Virginia Business Systems (VBS) was named one of the most Generous Companies by Richmond BizSense. The list highlights the extensive donations of Richmond’s various businesses. This philanthropic side to the Richmond Business Market highlights more
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Virginia Business Systems named one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Virginia

Richmond, VA – Virginia Business Systems (VBS) was recently named as one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Virginia. The annual list of the Best Places to Work in Virginia was created by Virginia Business magazine and Best Companies Group. This statewide survey and awards
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Virginia Business Systems and Data Technologies Join Forces

Richmond, VA, November 2015 – Virginia Business Systems (VBS), headquartered in Richmond, VA is pleased to announce that they have joined forces with Data Technologies, also of Richmond, VA.  This acquisition contributes to the growth of VBS in the Greater Richmond market with
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2013 Elite Dealers Round 3

ATLANTIC, TOMORROW’S OFFICE www.tomorrowsoffice.com New York, NY President/Owner: Larry Weiss Year founded: 1959 Number of employees:  296 Primary hardware vendors: Ricoh/Savin, Konica Minolta, Toshiba, Kyocera, HP Primary solutions and services offerings: Docuware, NSI
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