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April 10th, 2014

BusinessValue_Apr07_CPretty much every profession has its own language or set of terms that those working in that field quickly master and use on an everyday level with colleagues. However, this can pose problems for those people not involved directly with a specific industry. For example, it can be a challenge for business owners to effectively communicate with Web designers and developers. To make things easier, it can be useful to know some of the more common Web design terms.
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April 2nd, 2014

BusinessValue_Mar31_CA business website is arguably the most important marketing and branding tool today. It is often the first level of interaction customers have with your company and many visitors will decide whether to work with you based solely on how your website is designed. Therefore, you need a website that is designed to engage and meet your visitors' needs. One of the best ways to achieve this is to learn about common mistakes other businesses have made when designing their websites to avoid making the same errors.
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March 23rd, 2014

So what does the end of life on XP computers mean to HIPAA compliant organizations?
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March 5th, 2014

BusinessValue_Mar03_CBusiness owners and managers are often looking for ways to connect with their customers, drive value and build brands. The difficulty is that there's no easy solution to achieve this. Many business have a website and social media profile but find these are often not enough to drive relationships and business forward. Another element you might want to try, that can help drive business connections, is blogging.
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February 5th, 2014

BusinessValue_Feb03_CMarketing is one of the most challenging aspects of business that companies face. One has to be constantly evolving and trying out new ideas and strategies in order to remain successful. Many businesses start with a website and social media platform, so that they can interact with customers and clients and create business relationships. While these can be effective, there is one really useful marketing tool that shouldn't be forgotten - the blog.

Define business blogging

When we talk about blogging, most people ask two questions: "What is blogging?" and "Is business blogging any different from personal blogging?"
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January 8th, 2014

BusinessValue_Jan07_CEach year there are a number of popular tech related trends that come and go, and some business owners often struggle to stay on top of what's hot and what's not. 2013 saw a number of important tech developments and changes, such as the continued rise of social media and the increased use of mobile devices. Now that the year is over, it's time to look forward to what tech advancements we can expect to see in 2014.
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December 11th, 2013

BusinessValue_Dec09_CEmail is without a doubt one of the most important communication tools for businesses. Many companies even use email to conduct marketing, sending out newsletters and other collateral, such as email blasts, to their existing and potential customers. While this form of marketing can be really effective, there is always the chance that your emails will be blocked by spam filters.
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November 12th, 2013

2013Nov12_BusinessValue_CTesting is an integral part of any project. It usually  happens near the end of the development cycle and is important in helping businesses figure out what works best and what customers will react best to. One of the more common tests used by companies the world over is the A/B test. While invariably useful, is it really all it's cracked up to be?
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October 21st, 2013

Micro Doctor previously had about 20 Servers in our Warren, Ohio corporate office and data center.  A couple of years ago we started a project to virtualize our data center servers. This means that we transitioned what were previously many separate physical servers, into just a few physical machines that each hold multiple virtualized servers. The reasons we wanted to do this were ease of management, lower cost of hardware per server, and hopefully save some money on our electric bill. I was initially doubtful that we would ever be able to realize any savings on our electric bill.
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October 17th, 2013

BusinessValue_Oct16_COne of the more integral business functions is marketing. Without it many companies would be missing out on sales revenue. With the increased adoption of the Internet, many companies have turned to digital marketing solutions like email marketing. The only problem is, while email marketing can be effective, it can be challenging to make it successful.
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