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Community | The Multiplier Effect

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, “community” is defined as: a unified body of individuals; people with common interests living in a particular area; a body of persons of common and especially professional interests scattered through a larger...

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What Makes a Good Logo?

Logo Design Need a new logo for your business? Here are some tips on what makes a great logo. Keep it simple The first step in logo design is KISS - keep it simple. A simplistic logo is the cornerstone in fulfilling the other three requirements listed...

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Choosing the Right Computer

Looking for a new computer but not sure what to buy? Follow these tips to help you make the right choice. If you are unsure or a little confused, come into our shop. We will give you free advice on the computer that is best suited for you. How are you going to use the...

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How to Save Battery Life on a Smartphone

Battery life seem a little short on you smartphone? Here is one tip to help save battery life. Many apps keep running in the background even when they are not open. This is a good thing for receiving email, social media posts, reminders, etc., when you...

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Social Media Engagement

By Jim Hauer, Owner HCS Tech and Marc Jackson, Social Media Expert I have to admit that as a person who remembers seeing the Beatles live on the Ed Sullivan Show, social media is a bit of a mystery to me. I have been having conversations with Marc Jackson who has...

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Cloud Services

By Jim Hauer, Owner, HCS Tech   I’ve heard about the cloud but it’s not really for us, is it?   Cloud services are here to stay until the next major technology innovation comes along. If you are not taking full advantage of cloud technology you are spending too much...

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Buying too much computer

By Jim Hauer, Owner, HCS Tech This is blog number 4 in a 10 part series on mistakes small businesses make when it comes to managing their IT. For an overview of 10 mistakes (and believe me there are more than 10) check out the opening blog here.   The guy at the store...

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