Monthly Archives: December 2010
by Sally McGhee
used with permission from the Microsoft At Work Site
If you’re like most of us, you get inundated with email every day that you might spend as little as 15 seconds looking over to determine how it applies to you. Now, imagine that other people are reading your email the same way. If they can’t quickly identify the purpose of your message, they’ll probably delete it or leave it in the Inbox for “later” – if later ever comes.
By Mark Kennedy, CEO, Search Engines Marketer
There are over 200 factors (and counting) that are part of the Google search engine algorithm. And while tags, links and content get the lion’s share of the press, your servers actually play a part in your SEO efforts as well.
One of the newest factors in the search ranking algorithm is the load time of your web site.
by: Andrea Leadbeater
With technology one of the most critical components for effective business operations today, a reliable, long-lasting relationship with your IT provider is very important. While most CEOs and decision makers in small to mid-sized companies understand this, many don’t have the background or bandwidth to keep up with the technical jargon and the detailed processes that go on behind the scenes. Having an IT provider with dedicated account managers is an ideal way for clients to stay informed without having to know every detail of what the provider does from day-to-day.
IT Solutions account management is handled by our Virtual Chief Information Officer (VCIO) team, dedicated to making sure technical services are aligned with business goals for the most effective support we can offer. Goals for all relationships are providing consistent communication through proactive feedback and regular documentation, overseeing ease of transitions (including on-boarding and new projects), and always striving to maximize each customer’s satisfaction and return on investment. Continue reading
used with permission from HP Small Business Site
When talking or reading about technology, it can sometimes feel as if you need to know a completely foreign language. Not only are many of the words confusing, but the use (some might say the overuse) of acronyms can further complicate the issue. According to the results of a survey conducted by IT recruitment consultancy Computer People, 75 percent of respondents admitted that they waste over an hour a week finding out what something means so they can complete their work.