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Creating Value and Sweeping Streets

I’m just old enough to remember the days when well-meaning adults gave high school seniors the advice that they should go to college and major in anything that interested them, because “really, it’s the degree that counts. Employers aren’t as concerned about what the...

Anne Shenton Appears on ValdostaCEO

Marketing Director Anne Shenton recently appeared on ValdostaCEO.com. In this video, she talks about how you can use an email makeover to give your business a more professional image. Read the original article on...

9 Quick Password Management Tips

You’ve probably read in the news about the 1.2 billion usernames and passwords stolen from Russian hackers. Or the millions of exposed personal records resulting from data breaches at major corporations. These scary facts reinforce how important it is to...

Go to the Dentist!

File under “personal truths I shouldn’t divulge”: I’m terrible about going to the dentist. To be clear, I’m not saying I’m bad about dental hygiene. I usually avoid sugar and sodas, brush with a fancy electric toothbrush…I even floss fairly regularly. But I rarely...

Introducing ProcessPlan 2.0

We’re excited to announce the new and drastically improved version of ProcessPlan! When we launched the original ProcessPlan in 2012, we knew we were onto something. You loved the concept- a tool that could help you eliminate mistakes, stay in constant...

[Video Tip] 3 Reasons to Use an Email Marketing Service

In this quick video tip, I go over three reasons why it’s a good idea to use an email marketing service (e.g. Mailchimp, Constant Contact) to send out mass emails. If you’d like to learn more about building your email marketing program, register for our...

Nexxtep Crime-Stoppers Track Down Stolen Laptop

The Case A couple of weeks ago, a client noticed her laptop was missing and immediately contacted Nexxtep and local law enforcement. Using remote login tools, we were able to pinpoint the approximate location of the laptop. We also used the computer’s web cam to get...

Your Cloud Computing Questions- Answered!

Today, Account Manager Richard Baker presented a talk on Cloud Computing to a roomful of executives from our area. Our guests had some interesting questions, and I wanted to share them along with Richard’s answers. Where exactly is the Cloud? The Cloud is really...

[Quick Tip] Using Evernote to Scan Documents

Evernote is an amazing tool for a number of reasons, but its phone scanner alone is reason enough to sign up for an account. I have noticed this recently while using my iPhone’s Evernote app to scan paper documents. The document scanner flattens and brightens...

Getting Found in Local Search with Google My Business

If you’re familiar with using the top social networks for business, you probably know that Facebook has pages, LinkedIn has company pages, and Twitter does not differentiate between personal and business accounts. Google has had somewhat of an identity crisis...

Essential KPIs for CPAs

Piles of tax returns. Dozens of ongoing projects. When tax season comes along, it’s hard enough to keep your head above water, much less have an accurate picture of your firm’s performance. This is where KPI dashboards can really come in handy. With KPI...

4 Reasons to Move Your Business Email to the Cloud

Email is still the backbone of communications for most businesses. If you’re still using an on-premise email server to manage your company email, or if you and your employees are all using personal accounts, it might be time for an email “makeover.”...

7 Components of a High-Performance Website

Many years ago, I visited a particular doctor based on the recommendation of a friend. When I entered the doctor’s office on the day of my appointment, I was confronted with an overcrowded waiting room, an unfriendly staff, and (worst of all), a foul smell. Even...

About Nexxtep

Nexxtep is an IT services firm that helps small and mid-sized businesses transform IT from a cost center into a competitive advantage. With services ranging from software development to network support, we strive to help our clients find ways to reduce risk and maximize profits. Nexxtep is based in Valdosta, Georgia and was founded in 2002.

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