The Blue Cow Software Blog is dedicated to educating and sharing concepts pertaining to fuel oil, propane, and HVAC business management with industry professionals. Posts may include but are not limited to latest news, trends, and recommendations. Stay tuned as the blog posts are updated frequently.

Case Studies

If you follow Blue Cow Software on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn you may have seen that we published our first case study this week. Between our blog posts and our case studies, we are working to make as much content available to you. Why? Our goal at Blue Cow...

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Managing Customer Data

Managing customer data can be a grueling and stressful task especially for businesses in the fuel oil and propane industries who could have thousands of customers with multiple locations for each one. How do you manage your customers? Do you find yourself pulling...

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Win Customer Loyalty Before the Busy Season Begins

September means the busy season for fuel oil and propane businesses is right around the corner. As homeowners and local shops begin researching and selecting their fuel oil and propane delivery and service providers, what is your sales team doing to make sure it...

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Fuel Oil and Propane Business Acquisitions

Fuel oil and propane business management teams are occasionally met with the prospect of an acquisition. Your business may be considering acquiring another branch or you may be considering selling your business. Regardless of which side of the picture you are on, a...

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Why You Need an Automated Fuel Management Software System

If your fuel management or propane management software system is DOS based (do you often see a blue screen with code before getting to your destination?), it’s time to consider upgrading your software to an automated system. Automation is today and it is the future....

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The Importance of Updating Your Software Systems

The software update: an often dreaded, but necessary task that we are all occasionally gifted with. How long does it take for you to actually hit the “Update Now” or “Install Update” button? Unfortunately, some of us wait too long or avoid updates because “we don’t...

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Digital Marketing Tips to Attract Customers Online

The digital space has become increasingly popular for customer acquisition and retention. According to AdWeek, 60% of consumers begin the sales process by using a search engine (ie. Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc.) to find specific products they want, and 81% of shoppers...

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