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What Exactly Is “The Cloud”, And Does Your Business Need It?

By Chris Chamberlin | Nov 12, 2017

Ah, the cloud. Alluring. Mysterious. Trendy. Every few months or so, I get this question: “Do I need to be in the cloud?” This always takes me aback. I don’t know if you need to be in the cloud or not. What do you mean by “the cloud”, anyway? Generally the answer goes something like…

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3 Reasons Your Tech Solutions Fail, And How To Fix Them

By Jay Longmire | Oct 21, 2017

I have answered my phone for the last 20 years with “This is Jay. How may I help you?” Many clients go on to tell me their issues, and allow me the opportunity to help them. Occasionally, they bring a problem that is completely new to me, and other times it’s something as simple as adding a…

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Do These 4 Things To Ensure Backup Success.

By Jay Longmire | Sep 15, 2017

Your company produces based on information whether it is stored in a database, in documents stored on a server or in someone’s head. Backups of this information is essential to your business’s survival. Here are some basic survival points to help you in building a workable backup plan. 1. Test your backups Stop right now…

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So You Want to Make Your Own Website?

By Ashley Longmire | Mar 1, 2017

Anybody who knows me will tell you that I am pretty stubborn. It’s in my blood, the “I can do that myself,” or “I’m the only one who can be trusted to do that right,” streak that pops up at the most inconvenient times. I see this in lots of business owners, and it probably strikes a…

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The Truth About Your Computer Hardware

By Jay Longmire | Feb 13, 2017

Be proactive: plan your hardware replacement cycle. Replacement cycle plan sounds intimidating, but it shouldn’t. It’s simply making sure that you have a general idea of how long your devices will be used. “Devices?” you might ask, “I don’t use ‘devices’. I have a server and workstations.” You may be using PC’s and servers, but in the…

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Do You Confuse Codependency With Customer Service?

By Ashley Longmire | Nov 23, 2016

Does any of this sound familiar? You stay up later and later to fix problems in the name of “great customer service”. Delegation rarely happens because you don’t trust anybody else to do it the right way. You feel pressure to take on more and more tasks that are outside of what you would normally agree…

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Site Launch: We Will Go Ministries

By Ashley Longmire | Nov 22, 2016

We love site launch days! We Will Go Ministries, a nonprofit in Jackson MS, is now officially a new and ecstatic website client. A “before” screenshot: After: check out the new website for We Will Go Ministries! They wanted an updated, fresh website design before the holidays, and that’s what they got, just in time for…

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Tired of Your Computer Running Slow? Clean It Out!

By Micah Longmire | Nov 21, 2016

What do you do if your computer is running slower than usual, but you don’t want to deal with the time and money involved with taking it to a local shop? And who has the time to search through their computer for every potential threat? There are many reasons that your computer could be slowing down, and…

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How To Balance Military Commitment With Business

By Jay Longmire | Nov 11, 2016

I am a business owner as well as a committed member of the Mississippi Army National Guard. It’s not easy, but it is possible to balance military commitment and business. There are many challenges, and many rewards. I joined the MSARNG in 2004, and deployed with some of the most awesome bastards to one of nastiest…

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