MTG’s IT Blog

4 ways to manage your online image

February 17th, 2016

Not only has the 21st Century brought about vast technological advances, it has also enabled new ways for businesses to get their brand messages out to customers and unearthed a new-found necessity: online reputation management. With a multitude of platforms and tools out there, it has never been easier for customers to directly interact with brands and products.

How to be more productive in life and work

February 15th, 2016

Between your customers, vendors, employees and other moving parts of your organization, it can be difficult to find the time to focus on your business. On a daily basis, you likely have to deal with dozens of tasks, and oftentimes don’t finish them all.

How to use LinkedIn to create business value

February 12th, 2016

LinkedIn is a highly useful site, but many small businesses simply don't make the most of it. The problem is that most of the information out there, that SMBs try to model, is focused on tips and strategies for larger organizations. And these strategies are simply not as effective when applied to the SMB. So what can the small or medium-sized business do to actually gain value from their LinkedIn efforts? Here are few tips to get you started.

How to make the most of Microsoft Word

February 11th, 2016

Over the years, Microsoft Word has become the best word processor for businesses big and small. From creating documents such as company reports, forms, statements, and receipts to producing promotional materials, Word is able to accomplish all of these and much more.

What Does a Firewall Keep Away?

July 3rd, 2015

As a business owner, you depend on your network security solution to protect your assets. You trust it to do its job without your intervention, but do you know how it works? One of the most basic parts of network security is a firewall.

Tip of the Week: How to Boost your Laptop’s Battery Power

December 5th, 2014

We all know the pains of having a laptop with low battery power, but sometimes it feels like you're perpetually plugging in your computer; even when it seems like the battery should last longer. These battery problems are common, but they aren’t an endgame for your laptop.

Are Ghosts Haunting the Halls of Your Servers?

October 31st, 2014

Though not everyone believes them, we all know about the horror stories of the spirits of the dead that linger in this world, haunting locations where no one dares to tread. Every culture, though their beliefs vary, contains them to some degree.

The Windows Server 2003 End of Life is Coming Soon!

October 29th, 2014

Support for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 will end on July 14, 2015. This means customers will no longer receive security updates, support or technical content, and will be out of compliance. Migrating from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2 is not an option – it’s a necessity.

Objection: Data Backup is Not the Same As Disaster Recovery

October 27th, 2014

A thorough data backup is important for your business continuity plan, and so is a fast and efficient disaster recovery solution. What's that? Aren't those the same thing? Unfortunately, the two concepts are far from the same thing, but many business owners are still under the impression that their data backup is also a disaster recovery solution.