Yearly Archives: 2018


Improving Traffic and Sales through Product Feeds

Some Strategies to Successful Sales Product feeds are one of the quickest ways to increase your brand visibility, product reach and visits back to your website.  And if you’ve done a great job with your website, you’ll see that traffic turn into better leads & sales. Just so we all […]

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YouTube Still Video King

YouTube provides better viewers In a recent report, the use of video on YouTube was looked at in comparison to some of the other platforms out there. PTC Computer Solutions has always been advocate of YouTube, but it hasn’t always been the choice of our clients. It’s a mistake they […]


Essential SEO

5 Strategies to Success The term, SEO, is widely used in the business and online universe, but we here at PTC Computer Solutions always get questions about what it is.  SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization.  But, again, what is that.  In general, it is just a phrase for improving […]

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10 Artificial Intelligence (AI) Retail Uses

Artificial Intelligence for both Present and Future Businesses often ask “what good is Artificial Intelligence to me?”  Books and Movies have romanticized AI to the point where the true benefits of the technologies have been lost.  AI is not about a robot learning things and taking over the world.  Artificial […]


Blockchains and Bitcoins and Distributed Ledgers, Oh My!

A Step-by-Step Guide to Blockchains It’s been a long time since we’ve heard statements like, “It’s just a fad!” or “Why should I change?” here at PTC Computer Solutions.  Not since we started in 1996 have we heard this.  We were getting feedback about the Internet like this.  We heard […]

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Free Apps – Buyer Beware!

You get what you pay for, FREE Apps could be Phishing your Browsing Habits Beware of free virtual private network apps proliferating in apps stores.  Many are scams that swipe personal data, such as web browsing habits, to use for profit.  Ironically, users often turn to VPNs to shield their […]


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Instagram Stories Strategy

How to Make Stories That Benefit Your Business Want to attract more leads with Instagram? Curious how a story arc on Instagram Stories can help?  PTC works closely with clients to ensure the message is definitive, interesting, and relevant.  Instagram needs to be even more so. Why Create Instagram Stories? […]


Customer Service or Customer Experience?

Customer Service or Customer Experience? Customer experience — not service — is the new battleground Forget the customer is always right.  Of course, the customer is always right.  But the new thing in generating repeat business from clients is customer experience. That’s the “next battlefield,” according to a recent Infographic […]

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The Internet of Things (IoT)

Will IoT affect the way we live? More and more, there are incidents with moving forward with technology without fully vetting them in their operations.  Amazon Echo’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant are devices that are the most visible of these with people complaining that these new devices are reacting when […]


Website Essentials

Most websites fall well short of fulfilling their basic objective.  A website is a marketing tool, but many businesses use it as a personal conveyance.  It’s a product of our times to voice our personal perspectives, but your website is not the place for it.  Everything we interact with on […]

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Tips for Better Emails

Tips for Better Email Content As edited and modified by David WB Parker, President and Founder of PTC Computer Solution, from an article by Robly.   People have an attention span of about six to eight seconds, so you need email content that hooks and keeps them reading your messages. […]


Search Engine Domination

Search Engines are still dominating the online world.  Almost everyone who uses the Internet uses a Search Engine of some kind or another.  The predominant Search Engine is Google, but others make up the whole of how people find things online.  We all know the Good Giant of the Internet, […]

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The GIF of Gab

If you haven’t been following the GIF craze as of late, you haven’t been paying attention.  GIFs are returning to be one of the most utilized graphics formats.  The GIF (Graphics Interchange Format), introduced by Compuserve in 1987, is a compressed graphic format ideal for performing image transfers across the […]