Author Archives: Chuck Romano

About Chuck Romano

Chuck Romano is a business and technology professional with over 9 years experience in document imaging and 11 years in computer repair. Chuck provides results driven expertise in fields such as Healthcare IT, document imaging/workflow systems, marketing, and management.

What’s Best for Your Business: Focusing vs Diversifying

Whats Best for Your Business

The amount of people thinking about making it big in this crowded technology crazed world is impressive. Many will get out of their bed in the middle of the night and jot down ideas they thought will change the world. Most meditate on the likes of Bill Gates and Steve …

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Clean Up Outlook’s Auto Complete with NK2Edit

For those who have to deal with a large mailing list or who manage contracts with large mailing lists, having an easy way to manage and update emails is not only a great thing but it can also save time. If you are working with customers who regularly use email …

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Process Hanging? Troubleshoot with WhatIsHang

WhatisHang

We all know about those pesky programs that like to hang for no apparent reason. While we can use Windows Task Manager that allows you to see which process is hanging and how to kill it, sometimes we need something a little more powerful and a bit more granular. If …

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Display Details of Application Crashes with AppCrashView

appcrashview

There are times when all you want is a simple tool that will get the job done. If you are a system engineer, you will no doubt want to be able to control the applications you run on your network. That is why a simple but complete tool like AppCrashView …

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Why You Should Consider Offering Managed Services

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Businesses large and small have a busy IT environment to run they are finding that they do not have enough staff to do the job. Companies have to deal with finding the right talent and making sure they are qualified, but then have to deal with that talent leaving, which …

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Partnerships in the Computer Repair Business – Their Problems and Solutions

handshake-partnerships

Partnerships make business sense. Two or more brains are better than one, and unique synergies can lead to a wealth of business opportunities. In theory, partnerships also can help to quot;share the load" of a business. However, for every successful partnership there are probably ten (or more) that go sour. …

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CloseTheDoor – Port Scanning and Information Tool

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CloseTheDoor identifies the listening ports for TCP/UDP over IPv4/v6 and the associated program files. This can help a technician discover security holes and find leaks in a system. It can also find vulnerabilities to help diagnose and prevent future malicious attacks. On a basic level it is a great tool …

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Chuck Romanos Top 10 Business Books

business-books

If we want our business to grow, then we must grow with it. I don’t know of any successful people that don’t spend time to learn new things and gain knowledge. Here is my top 10 list of business books that can help you get out of a rut.

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dMaintenance – Task Automation Tool

dmaintenance

dMaintenance is a free portable tool that can be configured to automate maintenance tasks. It can run directly on a pc without installation and can also be pushed out on networks via group policy. DMaintenance can be set to run automatically via Windows Task Scheduler as well.

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Franchises, Worth It or Not?

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Looking to start your own business? Wouldn’t it be great to jump into a business that already has a system and marketing in place? You have probably heard of the franchising model, but does it make sense the tech market? Let’s take a look.

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