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No more fax machine

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As of April 30th, we disconnected our fax number. Over the last few years, we average 4 relevant faxes per year.  All the other faxes we received were spam. So we cancelled our fax line and if we need to receive a fax, we’ll sign up with a free fax service.  Hello Fax allows you to receive 5 pages per month for free. http://www.hellofax.com/content/pricing?promo_code=FOREM. And […]

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Belkin Conserve Switch

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Like most of you, at my desk I have the following equipment plugged into a surge protector: – PC (that’s always on due to offsite backups) – Two large monitors – Lamp (Switch to an LED bulb instead of an incandescent bulb) – Printer – Phone & Tablet chargers In an effort to conserve energy, I […]

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In the Press

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Published in CRN (Computer Reseller News) VARs Behaving Badly (August 2010) SMB Solution Providers See 2010 Sales Rebound (August 2010) D&H VARs Size Up SMB Market, Vista, Competition (Augst 2006) Small-Business VARs Sound Off (September 2002) Dell’s White-Box Play (August 2002)

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Life / Work Balance Quote

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“If you accept the idea that work is infinite and time is finite, you realize you have to manage your time and not your work.” Jim Collins, Inc Magazine

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Expect an increase in Email Spam

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Last week, an unknown company, by the name of Epsilon was breached and had thousands of email addresses were stolen from them.  Epsilon is responsible for the email marketing of 55 companies, including Best Buy, Target, and Brookstone, etc.. If you are a customer of any other these companies, you should: – Be cautious of […]

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Historic Event – Feb. 16, 2010

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My Inbox has (0, zero, zilch, nada) emails in it as of today!!!  The last time I accomplished this feat was probably 4 years ago.  If you are like me, you use your Inbox as a reminder of  open tasks. However, when your Inbox starts to grow above 100 items, ANXIETY sets in every morning when you […]

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Blogging instead of Emailing

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In keeping with the natural progression of business communications, Ferreira Group will no longer email Newsletters to its loyal subscribers. I don’t know about you, but my Inbox is already full of stuff I have to do and stuff I have to read.  We’ve decided instead to put regular Blog entries on our newly redesigned […]

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