Tax Season Tips: Why Your Accounting Firm Needs Off-Site Data Backup

Tax Season Tips: Why Your Accounting Firm Needs Off-Site Data Backup It is tax season! If you’re an accountant this means you have more data by volume to manage and protect than any other time of year. Now would be the worst time for disaster to strike. If you don’t have an off-site data backup plan, your business is at risk. It is grim, but true! Off-site data backup is imperative for your business for these four reasons. Photo credit: Damien Pollet / Foter / CC BY Local or On-Site Backup Fails For whatever reason, a hard drive where on-site backup usually occurs has a high rate of failure. The…

How to Clean Out Your Computer

How to Clean Out Your Computer Last Monday was National Clean Out Your Computer Day, and we were busy performing our regular clean out! Now that the daunting task is crossed off our list, we are ready to give tips on the best ways to clean out your computer and keep your data backed up and secure. Photo credit: rfranklinaz / Foter / CC BY Get Rid of What You Don’t Need The first step to cleaning out your computer is the hardest. Deciding what files you need to keep and get rid of is difficult. There are many programs available that will clean out your unused files for you,…

How to Protect Your Computer From Scammers During Valentine’s Day

How to Protect Your Computer From Scammers During Valentine’s Day February is a time for falling in love, but there is definitely one thing you shouldn’t fall for – scams. Scammers are lurking around every corner and they are very skilled at what they do. Follow these tips to ensure you will only fall for you significant other this Valentine’s Day. Photo credit: valart2008 / Foter / CC BY Protect Your Computer The first step to preventing scammers from taking advantage of your information is to protect your computer. Figure out which firewall you need for your computing needs and install it. Make sure you have the latest antivirus software…

KCI Auto Auction Experiences Best Year Of Sales Ever After Signing On MDL For CRM Implementation And Management

KCI Auto Auction Experiences Best Year Of Sales Ever After Signing On MDL For CRM Implementation And Management Summary The KCI Auto Auction is one of the most successful and well known auto auction facilities in the region, but they wanted to be even more successful. The independent wholesale auto auction needed a more streamlined management system to track their leads and manage projects to increase sales and raise profits. So they retained MDL for managed services and assistance with their Customer Relationship Management (CRM) processes. As a result of working with MDL, the KCI Auto Auction has sold more cars than ever in its history and has increased profits…