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Introducing...Seth Ritter

Posted by Seth Ritter on Apr 17, 2019 12:47:48 PM

Meet Seth Ritter, a Carrier Representative and the newest addition to the Carrier Team.

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Topics: Telecom Industry, Introductions

The Perfect Storm

Posted by Doug Kuntz on Apr 17, 2019 12:42:51 PM

It was a beautiful Monday morning and I was setting up my booth at the TechAdvantage Conference and Expo in Orlando, FL.  I had just sent my wife a text bragging about the temperature being in the 80s, as I knew it was cold back in Kansas.  Little did I know “The Perfect Storm” was brewing.

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Topics: customer experience, TechAdvantage Conference, Boeing 737, Communication

Heatmapping: The Ultimate Website Optimization Tool

Posted by Megan Keiswetter on Apr 16, 2019 4:55:05 PM

As websites become an imperative marketing platform for large and small businesses, it’s important to understand what elements to include in one. Years ago, a good side menu and tons of keywords could easily land you on the first page of search engines. Now Google takes hundreds of factors into account when choosing which websites to list highest in their search results.  Some of these factors include content, secured sites, mobile-friendliness/responsiveness and page speed. Among them, user experience (UX) is one of the most important ranking factors for SEO. 

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Topics: Carrier, Business, Search Engine Optimization, Website Optimization, SEO

Premise Phone System or Hosted Solution?

Posted by Steve Riat on Feb 25, 2019 2:37:29 PM

This only recently became a key question you should be asking when upgrading your company's communications system.  I believe there are a few key things that are a no-go when looking at each system.  First, let me cover Hosted Solutions.  Specifically, if you have these items or issues, then this is not the right solution for you.

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Topics: Business, Premise Phone System, Paging, Hosted

Tech Edge is in Salina.  Be there!

Posted by Sara Johnson on Feb 25, 2019 2:16:01 PM

On May 23rd, 2019, Nex-Tech will bring the 6th Tech Edge to Salina, KS! Tech Edge, previously held in Hays, KS, is a one day business IT and marketing conference that brings together business owners, marketing professionals, IT lovers, vendors and so many more!

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Topics: Business Technology Watch, Technology, Tech-Edge, Salina, Conference

You’ve Been Compromised – What Now?

Posted by Olga Detrixhe on Feb 25, 2019 2:09:27 PM

For most of us, these words still seem to sound like a Tom Clancy novel, but the cybercrime landscape is rapidly making them a reality, with more examples from our direct environment added to the storybook every week. 

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Topics: Business Technology Watch, Cybersecurity, Security

Goals for the Year

Posted by Mendi Anschutz on Feb 11, 2019 2:17:07 PM

The beginning of the year is always a refreshing time for me.  The cold, brisk, winter air is a fresh feeling as I step outside, no matter what time of day. The new year is a time to start with a blank slate to build from – whether that be ideas, processes, improvements or changes. Now is the time to look at what you are doing, where you want to be and what you want to accomplish in 12 months.

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Give a Child an iPad - 8 Years Later

Posted by Steve Riat on Feb 11, 2019 2:16:24 PM

I have always been an early adopter of technology, even way back. I remember being in grade school programming in BASIC on my Commodore 64.  Technology has changed a lot since then. It is much more obvious the impact it can have on learning. When the iPad 1 came out in 2010 I was one of the first to have one. The iPad was not the first tablet in our house (tablet being defined by a touch screen computer in slate form); however, it was the first that was truly refined and did what it promised.

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Topics: Business Technology Watch, Parenting

A Cave for the Geico Caveman to Envy

Posted by Doug Kuntz on Jan 15, 2019 12:03:05 PM

With my job, I am blessed to be able to travel the country and tour some impressive facilities.  Facilities such as large central offices, carrier hotels and recently, an underground data center.  I had a preconceived notion of what to expect in an underground data center as I have toured several above ground.  I assumed we would enter a building above ground and an elevator would take us below.  After receiving driving directions to the facilities and being told “Once you enter the cave”, I had to ask for clarification.  After confirming that I would be driving into the cave, I still assumed we would park just inside the entrance and take an elevator down.  Was I ever wrong.

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Topics: Carrier, NOC

We Made it to Google Partner!

Posted by Jenny Leiker on Jan 15, 2019 8:41:43 AM

2019 is off to a great start. Nex-Tech just learned in January that the Advertising Solutions division has achieved Google Partner status and is listed on the Google Ads partner page. In addition, we are now able to display the Google Partner badge on our materials.

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