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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 […]


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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 […]


Best Florida Housing Markets 1

According to Realtor.com’s “Top 10 Turnaround Report,” based on Third Quarter 2011 data, the following six Florida markets are included as exhibiting the best positive year-over-year housing median price appreciation, inventory reductions and inventory age while also experiencing lower unemployment rates: Miami, Orlando, Fort Myers-Cape Coral, Fort Lauderdale, Sarasota-Bradenton, and […]


Mobile Phone Internet Usage 2

Earlier this year a very useful infographic highlighting statistics on how people are using mobile phones in 2011 was published.  The infographic shows that over 1 billion of the worlds 4+ billion mobiles phones are now smartphones, and 3 billion are SMS enabled. In 2014, mobile internet usage will overtake […]


PTC New Client – World Fitness Equipment 1

PTC New Client – World Fitness Equipment PTC Computer Solutions has recently been retained to assist in the redesign and installment of Search Engine Optimization best practices on the web site for WorldFitEquip based out of Jacksonville Beach, Florida.  This will involve an extensive redesign and will put WorldFitEquip at […]

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Cell Phone Usage Survey Results 2

PTC Computer Solutions conducted a survey of a random group of individuals to ascertain the types of services people are using their cell phones for.  PTC Computer Solutions makes research and demographics a significant part of their marketing strategies for all of their clients and this information was to assist […]


Oh Canada!

Marilynn and I frequently travel back to our homeland of Canada to visit friends and relatives. But, the impact of the recession restrained our travel habits, and our trip to eastern Ontario this month was our first experience in Canada since 2006.  We were amazed at the changes. Although our […]


AMAZING CHINA 4

During May of 2011, Marilynn and I spent almost three weeks in China, re-visiting places we had toured on our prior trip in 2000 as well as visiting new places. On this trip, we visited ten cities and traveled over 4,000 miles in China. Our overall impression was of a […]


Florida Jobs Outlook

Florida Jobs Outlook An April report by Wells Fargo predicts “a major rebound” in Florida employment generation, sparked by tourism and hospitality industries..  In ranking states by regional competitiveness, Florida scored first in the Wells Fargo study. Contact Parker Associates at www.parkerassociates.com for more information or email us at info@parkerassociates.com.


New Home Price Projections 1

New Home Price Projections In preparing revenue projections for budget planning, many builders rely upon past trends to forecast price increases for future years. This method turns out to be very misleading after the enormous price fluctuations of 2004-2011.  A ten year trend of average price changes from 2001-2010 produces […]


Housing Outlook 1

Housing Outlook NAHB Chief Economist David Crowe indicated that the building industry soon should be seeing tangible signs of improvement. Speaking at the Annual Construction Forecast Conference in April, Crowe cited positive factors such as affordability, favorable mortgage rates, tiny inventories of newly-built homes, declining vacancy rates, and pent-up demand […]


Gross Domestic Product Growth 1

Gross Domestic Product Growth Positive signs of economic recovery were reported by U.S. GDP growth in the first quarter of 2011.  Despite the limitations of poor weather, high gasoline prices and slower consumer spending, strong job increases reinforce other factors supporting a sustainable  economic recovery.   Substantial private-sector contributions to economic […]


The Magic Number, a memoir 2

PTC Communications, a subsidiary of PTC Computer Solutions and Parfam, Inc., has published The Magic Number.  The memoir of David F. Parker – The Magic Number – is finally available for purchase. After several years of editing and going back and forth with publishers, we have finalized the book and […]

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Parker House Created

Parker House was formed to help real estate developers and their marketing needs.  Parker House is where all aspects of Real Estate and Real Estate Marketing come together.  We are here to help you with your real estate needs.  Parker House consists of: Parker Associates – Real Estate Marketing Development […]

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