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How to Quit Your Job and Start a Computer Business – Book Review

How To Quit Your Job and Start a Computer Business Book Cover

Matthew Rodela from “Your Friendly Neighbourhood Computer Guy” has recently come out with an ebook called “How to Quit Your Job and Start a Computer Business“. As you can tell from the title, it’s about making the jump from working for someone else to starting your own computer business. “Taking …

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Tech Site Builder 2 Review

Tech Site Builder Review

For this article, I will be reviewing the Tech Site Builder 2 package from Podnutz. The package includes 31 tutorial videos and all the files and templates you’ll need to get a professional website up within hours. I know some question the importance of having an online presence for their …

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REVIEW: Will the O2 Hurricane Canless Air unit get you to ditch canned air?

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When CanlessAir.com offered to send me a sample of their flagship product, the Hurricane Canless Air System, I couldn’t resist the offer. Like most other technicians out there, I heavily invested in compressed (canned) air for most technical work up until about two years ago. I still keep canned air …

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My Quest for the Perfect Backup Software

Backup Software

I want to tell you about some software for Windows I found. I actually discovered this while trying to find a good backup solution for my own personal setup, but ended up using it for clients once I knew how powerful it is.

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Serva: Network-Based Windows Installation Made Easy

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One of the age-old dilemmas that computer technicians have been trying to solve boils down to a simple matter of streamlining Windows reinstallation on the client systems. There was a time when using floppy disks to get Windows 3.1 or 95 installed was considered a chore. The CD brought us a sigh …

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WiseTechnician Review

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Does up-selling to your clients make you feel like a used car salesman? Most Computer Technicians come from a technical background so sales and marketing does not come naturally. Now that you are in business, sales is really something that you cannot avoid if you want to make money. I …

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Podnutz Pro Podcast Review – Stepping up to Small Business Support

Podnutz Pro

Technicians in the computer repair and IT service business know that one of the best ways to build an ongoing and stable business is to support small businesses. Small business support is more stable, especially if you have maintenance contracts growing, whether it be new start-ups, or small business clients …

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Linux For The Rest of Us

Linux For The Rest Of Us

Linux is something that isn’t going away any time soon. Servers use it, Smart Phones use it and even devices like TiVo use it. In fact, we should be seeing much more of it in the future as Linux acceptance increases. In the computer repair world, Computer Technicians are using …

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Podnutz Computer Repair Tech Website Builder Review

In this article I will be reviewing the “Computer Repair Tech Website Builder” package made by Podnutz.com. The package contains 20 high resolution videos show you how to customize, get a professional looking website online within a couple of hours and includes all of the files and software you need …

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CommitCRM – Service Management, CRM and Billing Software Review

The following is a paid review. However, it completely of my own opinion and is not influenced by being paid. I was recently called by a business named “Commit” to check out their software called CommitCRM. I already know that there is a good amount of the technicians reading this …

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