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.

Oil and Gas Prices Heading in Different Directions?

By Mark Nardone Blue Cow Software Product pricing is never an easy task. Setting the right selling price for fuel oil or propane is dependent on multiple factors, ranging from supplier prices, to target margin, to competitive circumstances. In order to make longer...

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How Often Should You Contact Customers?

By Mark Nardone Blue Cow Software Keeping in touch with your customers is an important way to retain their loyalty and keep them engaged with your company. Demonstrating your interest in them by providing helpful and interesting information is a great way to solidify...

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Benefits of Integrated Accounting Software

By Mark Nardone Blue Cow Software You may be familiar with the term “SaaS,” which stands for Software as a Service. It is a cloud-based way for a business to access the latest software technologies without actually downloading a hard copy onto your own server. But...

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Why Your Customers Want Mobile Access

By Mark Nardone Blue Cow Software Are you mobile? Your customers certainly are. And if you want to keep up with them it is essential that your propane or fuel oil company invest in its own mobile phone app. If you think that mobile phone apps are solely...

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Two New Blue Cow Team Members!

Welcome Joaquin and Rick! Blue Cow Software has added two veteran software developers to our expanding team! Joaquin Pabon, a 17-year veteran of software development, has joined the company as a software development specialist. Joaquin will...

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A Better Customer Experience

A Better Customer Experience Now more than ever, consumers are using their smartphones opposed to their desktop computers to accomplish the things they need to achieve each day. It’s not just Facebook, Instagram and Angry Birds anymore as...

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Keep Your Workstation Up-To-Date

Whether in Ignite or another software program, we have all at some point received a message prompting us to update our software. A common tendency is to avoid the update until things start to go downhill. As a software company, this tendency to...

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Trade Show Dos and Dont’s

Trade show season is here and your team might be attending one of the many fuel oil and propane industry shows and conferences. Having attended energy industry events as a company for 15 years, Blue Cow Software has extensive experience in navigating these trade shows...

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Customizing Dashboards with Personalized Widgets

As a fuel oil and propane marketer, the chances are high that you have a plethora of data in front of you...which can occasionally be overwhelming. In today's demand generation, you should have the ability to customize and personalize the data that appears for you in...

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A Software Support Team with Industry Experience

When business owners and upper management teams are on the market for a new management software, often, it is not their first thought to consider if the software’s support team has industry experience. First considerations are often price, look, and current user...

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