Yearly Archives: 2012


Secrets for Effective Marketing Online

Secrets for Effective Marketing Online When you begin with a marketing campaign, be aware that there are some things to consider.  You don’t want to offend anyone with some inappropriate content or by violating one of the many unwritten Internet rules.  This and ensuring an effective strategy that is making […]


Marketing with Social Media

Marketing with Social Media By David W. B. Parker 9/16/2012 At PTC Computer Solutions, we often get requests to set up a Facebook, YouTube, or countless other business accounts for Social Media Marketing. But often, the understanding beyond just needing one ends there. What is Social Media and how can […]


Prospecting Online

It never ceases to amaze me that people don’t make time to go “prospecting” for new clients.  It is the fundamental building block of any business and cannot be something you aren’t doing on a daily basis, no matter what business you are in.  Learn how to prospect online and […]


The SEO Checklist for SEA

The SEO Checklist for SEA Written by David W. B. Parker President of PTC Computer Solutions The acronym for Search Engine Optimization, SEO, is being bandied around all over the Internet, but there are many people who are confused by the term.  It would be more apt to use SEA […]


Optimizing Your Local Search Engine Listing

Very few companies start out with the concept of being small, but they often overlook the importance of taking care of their own local area to enhance their online search engine listing strength.  Optimizing your web site to the local search engine listings is a critical aspect to increasing your […]


Is the PC Dead?

There is a fundamental change taking place in the computer industry. Consumers are buying tablets and utilizing smart phones for computing and getting online instead of desktop PCs and even laptops. Tablets and smart phones are lightweight touchscreen computers. Most people use tablets to play music, watch movies, send e-mails, […]


Seeing Is Believing

If you can’t be found online, you can’t be found.  You need people, and more importantly, prospects to see your web site.  Prospects want to know they are dealing with a legitimate and credible business.  Without seeing you, they aren’t believing you. Getting your web site out there so prospects […]


I Blog, Therefore I Am! 1

If you aren’t blogging, then you’re missing out on a big potential with your marketing efforts.  Blogging of any kind is better than not blogging at all, but embedding your blog in your website is really the best way to go about it.  If you aren’t blogging, check out the […]


Beyond Social Networking – Best Practices for your SEO Plan 3

Beyond Social Networking – Best Practices for your SEO Plan Using Social Networking sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter are helpful in your SEO Plan, but they are not going to get you listed at the top of the Search on Google. Keep in mind that in order to […]


International Builders Show 2012

We aren’t presenting this year, but we will be attending many of the events as well as exploring the exhibit hall on Friday, February 10th and Saturday, February 11th. We’d enjoy the opportunity to discuss any of your projects or ideas with you or just to sit down and chat […]

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