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Deer Valley Data Joins the Newtek Family of Companies

Greetings Deer Valley Data customers! Newtek is pleased to announce that Deer Valley Data and its Atjeu brand have joined the Newtek Family of Companies. If you’re not familiar with Newtek, you’ll be pleased to know that Newtek Technology Solutions is a leading managed technology and I.T. infrastructure company that has been around since 1997. [...]

Is Your Business Growing? 3 Tips on How to Scale

Scaling a growing business can be as challenging as starting one. These tips can help you navigate the roadblocks that come with success. You would think growing pains are a nice problem to have, but the challenges of scaling a business can trip up even the savviest of entrepreneurs. Sure, your store has grown forty percent [...]

Link in to LinkedIn: Marketing Advice for Your Brand

LinkedIn is one of the most effective platforms for expanding your reach and improving your business results. Here are some quick tips to help fully leverage LinkedIn to market your brand,  Create your Information Hub When creating your company page, make it a one-stop shop for information. Design your page accordingly with your company logo, a [...]

Facebook’s Messenger Bots are Simultaneously Ingenious and Useless

Facebook has launched a Messenger Bot system to allow businesses to provide an “instant” point of contact to people looking for general information. The idea behind the service is to eliminate the need to call a 1-800 number, as stated by Zuckerberg. Facebook released the API to allow businesses to set up their own bots, [...]

Managed Technology & The SMB

Technology drives modern business, regardless of size or industry. It’s how we interact with customers, distribute information, push revenue, and solve problems. However, for small and medium-sized businesses and startups, technology implementation is another in a long list of issues that result from a lack of resources. Few people have the expertise to manage much [...]

Avoid Outages on Big Retail Days

If you’re an ecommerce business owner with any reasonable amount of experience, you’re familiar with the concept of ‘busy season.’ The length of time that constitutes busy season varies from industry to industry, but no matter when it occurs, businesses must prepare well in advance for the sudden surge of digital customers to avoid a [...]

Plastc: How a Payment Card Should Work

Plastc is a new spin on old tech, and it’s extremely impressive. In a previous post about credit card technology, Plastc was mentioned but not really explained, so that’s what I plan on doing here. The idea is, using Bluetooth, an app, and a magstripe reader, you load your existing debit & credit cards into [...]