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Earlier this year Microsoft rolled out the Office 2010 Suite, the first major release since Office 2007. As you might recall, many users weren’t exactly thrilled with Vista and Office 2007. They found the operating system unstable, and a lot of user interface “improvements” – most notoriously, the...
The scary stories that you heard at your neighborhood haunted house this Halloween can't hold a candle to some of the horror stories that small businesses across the nation have submitted in our $75,000 technology makeover contest! The thing is, technology shouldn't be scary! When it's designed to...
Some computer problems are really, really complicated and require intensive, expert work to resolve. Other computer problems? Pretty simple. "Soooo, we had a tech out to help us with our computer system. The server for our office is in the break room, and while the man was working he accidentally...
It's a big milestone for any small business: the realization that their current technology arrangement won't continue to keep pace with the demands they're putting on it. While that's a tough situation to weather, it's ultimately a good thing -- because it means the business is growing. But if you'...
CMIT Solutions hosted another hit webinar today.  Jim McKinley from 360 Partners was our guest speaker on Search Engine Marketing.  He shared the Do's and Don'ts.  If you are focused on growing your business, search marketing is trackable and provides consistent results.  You need to watch the...
This month we're sharing scary IT horror stories from small business owners. In the story below, the IT systems weren't the main problem -- it was the IT guy who turned into a ghost and VANISHED after he installed a server. "A few years ago I hired a local young IT guy to install a new server for...
John Holt spent 20 years in the software industry moving through roles in sales, marketing, service delivery, customer service, and product development. When he decided to go into business for himself, he came to an important realization. “I realized that even though I have an entrepreneurial...
Grow your small business by educating yourself on how to generate more quality traffic to your website.  CMIT Solutions meets with small businesses everyday and we realize the struggle we all face with effective online marketing.  We are sponsoring a webinar tomorrow at 1 EST that will...
CMIT offers marketing training and campaigns to our base of 125 franchise offices.  As we find ways to generate leads from small businesses needing our outsourced IT services, we learn that many small businesses fail to consistently market.  You will hear from any marketer that good...
Sometimes when you’re working in Word, you’ll need some sample text – for example, you’re trying out a new template or you need placeholder text for a report you’re writing. In these situations, you just need some filler material so that you can assess the overall “look” of a document. Instead of...

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