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Small business owners unprepared for tax deadline day

Small business owners unprepared for tax deadline day

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Raj Sond, General Manager at First Data Merchant Solutions, says small business owners find things like tax returns more challenging than expected, in this opinion piece.

on Oct 29th 2014 at 4:00PM
Disties must establish themselves as serious specialists

Disties must establish themselves as serious specialists

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The role of the tech distributor is changing, says PCR editor Dominic Sacco in this opinion piece.

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by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 29th 2014 at 10:00AM
Why I want to be Barbie

Why I want to be Barbie

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Gina Hutchings from the IT Marketing Agency shares her views following PCR's Woman of the Year event.

Gina Hutchings
by Gina Hutchings
on Oct 28th 2014 at 10:04AM
'PCR Woman of the Year can become a serious long term event'

'PCR Woman of the Year can become a serious long term event'

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PCR Woman of the Year's headline sponsor Entatech looks back on the event, in this blog post by its marketing manager Steven Parker.

on Oct 24th 2014 at 12:59PM

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95% of girls like technology but only 9% want a career in IT

95% of girls like technology but only 9% want a career in IT

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CompTIA's senior VP for industry relations, Nancy Hammervik, gave a talk at the PCR Woman of the Year event last week - here's the speech in full.

on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:22AM
Distributors need to have a strong focus on their solution providers

Distributors need to have a strong focus on their solution providers

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Vaughan Shayler, director of channel strategies for CompTIA, explains what distributors should be doing to help maintain a strong relationship with their resellers...

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by Jade Burke
on Oct 17th 2014 at 2:15PM
Disties deserve praise for top customer service

Disties deserve praise for top customer service

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This month our Counter Insurgent shares the love for suppliers, congratulates disties for their customer service and recalls a particular problem where a distributor stepped in to save the day...

on Oct 17th 2014 at 9:45AM
How to make your email marketing smarter

How to make your email marketing smarter

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Optimove CEO Pini Yakuel explains how marketers can improve their email marketing and how they should measure their campaigns.

on Oct 17th 2014 at 9:00AM

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Which devices will provide the biggest opportunities in the next 5 years?

Which devices will provide the biggest opportunities in the next 5 years?

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Mike Buley, retail director at Exertis, discusses the expansion of smart home devices and how they can help resellers make more money in the future...

on Oct 14th 2014 at 9:30AM
'AMD needs to respond or Nvidia will own Christmas'

'AMD needs to respond or Nvidia will own Christmas'

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Chip maker AMD must come up with something new to compete with Nvidia's popular 970 and 980 graphics cards, says MD of performance system builder YoYoTech.

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by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 8th 2014 at 10:24AM
How to make your gaming product stand out in a crowded market

How to make your gaming product stand out in a crowded market

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DinoPC's Vladimir Kuznetsov looks at how important it is to build long lasting relationships with the gaming community.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Oct 3rd 2014 at 10:47AM

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Are downloads destroying the boxed game market?

Are downloads destroying the boxed game market?

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While there is still a market for physical PC games, retail margins can be extremely tight, and digital download platforms like Steam are continuing to grow. So how can today’s ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 1st 2014 at 9:00AM
5 ways the cloud can boost the bottom lines of enterprises

5 ways the cloud can boost the bottom lines of enterprises

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More and more firms are moving their IT systems to the cloud, and it’s not hard to see why.

on Sep 30th 2014 at 9:53AM
Goat Simulator is shaking up the traditional simulation game market

Goat Simulator is shaking up the traditional simulation game market

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The game that started out as a bit of a laugh - Goat Simulator - is shaking up the traditional PC simulation game market, argues Contact Sales/Excalibur Publishing MD Robert ...

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by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 29th 2014 at 9:09AM
PC gaming is core to desktop growth

PC gaming is core to desktop growth

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GfK’s Andrew Walsh takes a look at how consumers are willing to spend more on a gaming PC.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 27th 2014 at 10:00AM

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The gaming market is already more lucrative than Hollywood

The gaming market is already more lucrative than Hollywood

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Martin Baxter, executive vice president at Green Man Gaming, talks about the importance of using digital and how the PC gaming sector is now more lucrative than ever.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 26th 2014 at 11:33AM
PC stores that undercut rivals on price will never succeed

PC stores that undercut rivals on price will never succeed

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This month our mystery Counter Insurgent reseller explains why new stores selling cheap on the High Street are destined to close down…

on Sep 26th 2014 at 11:02AM
How we can increase the number of women in technology

How we can increase the number of women in technology

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Sarah Shields, executive director and general manager of Dell UK and finalist in the PCR Woman of the Year event (which takes place in London on October 17th) shares her ...

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by Sarah Shields
on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:59AM
Security roundup: Apple Watch a target for hackers, Windows Server end of life

Security roundup: Apple Watch a target for hackers, Windows Server end of life

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Hackers will increasingly look to the emerging wearables and smartwatch market, especially when the Apple Watch is launched in early 2015, claims Kaspersky Lab.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 12th 2014 at 9:56AM