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Computer Consulting Business: Determining Client Criteria

So you’re looking for quality accounts as you start your computer consulting business. What are the qualifying criteria for such accounts? Consider Proximity First, the potential client for your computer consulting business should be close to you, generally within a 30 to 60 minute drive from where you’re located. This is going to have some impact on the networking events you attend or anything else you do from a marketing perspective. Potential Client Size In starting your computer c........ Read More

Computer Consultant 101: How To Build A Stable Business

Know How To Bill and What to Charge Without knowing how to bill and what to charge, you’re going to lose a lot of money that’s really yours. If you get your billing and pricing wrong as a computer consultant, you'll send a bad message to people that you’re trying to quote for business. You'll be screaming that you’re a rank amateur rather than a skilled computer consultant. It could take you years to recover from this. A lot of times you would need to scrap existing clients and comple........ Read More

Adware: Are Your Business's Computers Secure?

Adware, software dedicated to displaying advertising, can really slow down any business that depends on computers. Adware promoters use some cunning tricks to get you to install their software on your machine. Here's what to look out for. Adware is, by definition, something reasonable people don't want on their computers. That's why adware can't just come out and ask people to install it. Often, the computer owner is completely unaware of it being installed. But not always. When adware doesn't........ Read More

Maintain Your Computer – Keep Your Business Running

Maintaining your computer is extremely important – especially if you are an Internet Marketer. As you know, without your computer, your business can come to a screeching halt. There are 4 important steps in which you can perform on a regular basis, to help protect your computer and your livelihood. First line of defense, invest in quality virus software. Be it Norton AntiVirus, McAfee Virus Software or another software program, protect yourself and your computer. I personally have set Norto........ Read More

Succeeding With A Home Business Computer Opportunity

The home business computer opportunity is becoming more and more prominent throughout the world. Being able to incorporate online marketing as a way to earn more income, or even substitute your current income, is not only possible, but becoming more and more of a reality for many individuals. The type of life is appealing. No more waking up early in the morning and fighting traffic to get to work where you make an hourly wage or monthly set salary. A great deal of past-employees have n........ Read More

Business Directory Moves From Paper To Computer Screen

A business directory helps buyers to find businesses that sell what they want. The directories used to come printed, often on yellow pages. A buyer went to the relevant category, looked through the listings, and phoned promising suppliers. These days, the directories are more likely to come in an online form. Online business directories have several advantages. Businesses can keep their information up to date so that a prospective buyer won't find a wrong person at the other end of the phone,........ Read More

Get Your Family Involved In Your Home Computer Business

Many people think of operating a home business simply as a way of making the extra money that they need to pay the bills so that their family can live as comfortably as possible. And that isn’t the only issue. Too many times when a person chooses to work from home, they take their family members for granted and the family starts to feel as if the work from home job which should be enriching their lives and bringing them closer together is alienating them further and taking as long as a full ti........ Read More

Your Affiliate Business - Peripherals, Software, Computers

I have always been interested in computers, but in the beginning, I would not venture any further than to the software end of learning. However, learning only the software side, and knowing nothing about the hardware side, can open you up to some costly times at the shop. When I was selling peripherals, I happen to ask my immediate supervisor how he would go about learning the hardware side of computers. He looked at me and flatly stated, "Like I did -- learn by doing – build a computer fr........ Read More

Tips For Computer Security For Business?

Are you looking for some inside information on computer security for business? Here's an up-to-date report from computer security for business experts who should know. Many businesses in the world today operate on networked systems that allow shared access of much information in order to streamline various processes. This is a wise decision on behalf of business owners as it saves a lot of time (and time is money in the world of business) that employees would otherwise spend waiting for vario........ Read More

Starting Your Own Computer Repair Business

You have a passion for working on a computer and you like fixing computer problems. Time to open your own computer repair business right? Well... Make sure you have good answers for the following questions. How badly do you want it? Starting a business is not for the faint of heart. You'll work lots of hours for lots of months before you'll be making a good living. You'll also have to go out and make lots of sales calls and endure some less than nice people in the process. If you have the stoma........ Read More

Computer Consulting: A Business Of Time And Sweat Equity

Building a computer consulting business requires a lot of time. It involves going out to meetings and it's shaking a lot of hands. You'll need to make a lot of follow-up phone calls. Display ads and direct mail drops and similar marketing efforts do not replace calling up a potential client to try to establish a person-to-person connection. Because of the required hands-on time, you should be realistic about what it takes to get your computer consulting business going. Franchises Don't Serve S........ Read More

Computer Consulting: Should You Work With Micro Businesses?

When it comes to computer consulting with micro businesses, look at the margins issue. You will always have a certain amount of hours that you’re forced to eat because you can’t bill for it. When you have a larger base of computer consulting clients to spread it over, a loss is a lot easier to swallow. "Eating" a Loss is Easier with Big Clients Than Small Ones For example, if you have a customer that’s billing $2,000 a year with you and you’re forced to eat a $500 job, you’ve sacri........ Read More

Making Money With A Home Business Computer Opportunity

There are many ways to make money. Money is very important, and most of the time people are content with finding jobs that they can go to in which they can make money to sustain themselves and to take care of their family. However, many people are not happy with what they do for a living, and sometimes they would like the chance to find something else to do with their time in order to make money. Enter the world of working from home, and making money without having to go anywhere. There are many........ Read More

How A Computer Consulting Business Can Help Your Company

While many small companies only call in a local computer consulting business when something computer-related breaks, there's a lot to be gained by forging a proactive, long-term relationship with a local computer consulting business in your area. Consider Getting Advice from a Computer Consulting Business If you need to get advice once-in-a-while on how your computers can be better utilized, or you have a specific computer-related problem that needs to be solved, a computer consulting business........ Read More

Computer Security For Businesses

Many businesses in the world today operate on networked systems that allow shared access of much information in order to streamline various processes. This is a wise decision on behalf of business owners as it saves a lot of time (and time is money in the world of business) that employees would otherwise spend waiting for various files to download onto their individual computer systems. The problem is that this also presents a logistical security nightmare for many reasons. The first reason........ Read More


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