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The number one way to stay ahead of your competition
“Learning never exhausts the mind.” - Leonardo da Vinci Doctors, nurses, lawyers and a ton of other professional service practitioners are required to do continuing education in order to keep up their existing skills as well as learn new ones. As entrepreneurs, we spend a significant portion of our lives working as hard as we can to run successful businesses. For me, part of that hard work as always included continuing education. Regardless of our levels of education, there is no doubt we all have a little something more to learn. In order to be the best entrepreneurs we can be, we must push ourselves to constantly learn more then execute on what we have learned. Continually studying and executing to improve our respective crafts ... read more
Rapid recovery: The mission that’s no longer impossible
Where there’s data loss, there’s downtime. That’s bad for MSPs and the customers they serve. The key, Chris Groot explains, is improving recovery time by adopting a proactive approach to backup. Billionaire businessman Warren Buffett famously said “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” Why stop there? You can extend the same philosophy to backing up your customers’ business-critical data. It builds over time, but can be lost, stolen or destroyed in a blink. Then where would you be? The guess here is you’d be scrambling to retrieve loads of information – in the hope of salvaging your reputation. It’s with that nightmare in m ... read more
How to expand your computer repair business
People working in computer repair often think that data recovery and general computer repair are completely different fields. It is assumed that computer repair is associated with the replacement of computer components, software installations, virus removal, and so on and that data recovery is a different story about expensive hardware and complex operations like hard drive head replacement. However, home users believe that once you call a computer repair specialist, this encompasses everything related to computers including data recovery. In this post, I will show that entry-level data recovery service can be and should be integrated into every computer repair business, providing additional income at minimal added expense, since: ... read more