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MyTek has been serving the Arizona area since 2009, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and technology consulting to growing Phoenix businesses.

MyTek's Phoenix Tech Services Tip of the Week - How to Effectively Use Google

MyTek's Phoenix Tech Services Tip of the Week - How to Effectively Use Google

Google is the most visited website in the world. That distinction doesn’t come easily as 4.2 billion people are active users of the Internet. Google claims to process around 3.5 billion search queries per day, or 1.2 trillion searches per year. As a result, it has become the world’s most successful advertising site, which can actually be a hindrance for users looking to get information about a subject. How is information about Google relevant enough to be MyTek's Phoenix Tech Services Tip of the Week?

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Phoenix Business IT Outsourcing Can Save Your Business Time and Money

Phoenix Business IT Outsourcing Can Save Your Business Time and Money

Let’s say that your organization has experienced considerable growth over the past couple of years.    The Phoenix small business technical support you've had may not be outpacing your IT infrastructure, but IT hiccups are starting to show in more ways than one. This makes it difficult to plan for the future, implement new IT initiatives, and react to issues as they crop up. If your business doesn’t have an internal IT department heading these developments, you may have considered outsourcing your Phoenix business IT support.   But did you realize that outsourcing your Phoenix IT support can actually wind up increasing business productivity, which translates into saving your business time and money?

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How Much Time Do You Spend Managing Vendors?

How Much Time Do You Spend Managing Vendors?

Vendors… how many do you have to deal with? Chances are, quite a few. Now consider how much time is spent managing each of them. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was some way to reduce this time to effectively nothing? Well, we have some good news for you.

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Can You Afford Your IT Initiatives?

Can You Afford Your IT Initiatives?

Arizona business operations are, more or less, contingent on the operating budget. As such, your business relies on its budget to guide it fiscally through the next year of operation.  If your Phoenix business IT expenses feel out of control, then keep reading. We’ll discuss ways that you can keep your Phoenix business technology costs manageable, as well as how you can improve success over time through proper management of your IT assets.

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How Can You Best Determine Your Employee's Computing Needs?

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Three Steps for Making Better Decisions on Computer Hardware for Employees

 

In most businesses today, the computer is an essential tool for employee productivity. You need to make sure that your staff is equipped with the right tools for their given job… but which tool is the right tool? Here, we’ll review the determinations that will help you make the best choice of a workstation for your employees’ needs.  A well-designed Phoenix network support plan, customized to your business, meets the needs of the enterprise as well as the users. 

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Effective IT Management Builds Better Businesses

Effective IT Management Builds Better Businesses

Phoenix IT Outsourcing Gives Small Arizona Businesses the Big Benefits


Managing business technology can feel like a frustrating, confusing time sucker, especially if your budget doesn’t accommodate an internal IT department. You want IT professionals who know what they are doing to be the first ones handling your organization’s technology solutions, but sometimes it seems that it's simply not affordable.


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Outsourcing Vendor Management Eliminates Finger-Pointing

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You serve as a vendor to your clients, providing them with a necessary goods or services. Likewise, you have vendors that provide you with the goods and services that enable you to do so. However, how well are your IT support vendors managed as a group? Do you have Phoenix IT support that goes above and beyond fixing computers? Comprehensive Phoenix IT solutions include vendor management services.

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Value-Driven Managed IT Services Boosts the Bottom Line

Value-Driven Managed IT Services Boosts the Bottom Line

Businesses of all sizes use varying degrees of technology to improve organizational productivity, efficiency, and security. The more a business depends on its data, the more crucial it is for them to manage and maintain the systems in which this data is dependent. For organizations that have a lack of financial resources to support these systems, it is often left to unqualified employees, putting your business at risk. What do you do when you need expertise that you lack and can’t afford to hire in-house staff?

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Why (and How) SMBs Should Strategically Adopt Technology

Why (and How) SMBs Should Strategically Adopt Technology

There is no question that a small business can benefit from technology, as has been proven time and time again. However, an issue can arise if a business bites off more than it can chew, so to speak, and ultimately creates a spike in costs. A responsible business owner will resist this temptation and prioritize the solutions they need over the ones they want - building profitability and generating capital needed to make other improvements.

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How to Compose a Successful Business Continuity Plan

How to Compose a Successful Business Continuity Plan

If you don’t consider the worst-case scenario when preparing your business’ disaster recovery strategy, you’ll inevitably suffer from it when it does happen. Taking into account all of these nuances is one of the main ways your organization can prepare for such an occasion. All of these instances need to be considered when putting together your organization’s business continuity plan. We’ll discuss some of the major parts of it, and why they are crucial.

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Three Keys to Proper Small Business Software Management

Three Keys to Proper Small Business Software Management

Nowadays, every company relies on some kind of small business software in order to properly function, so you need to ensure that this software is properly managed in order to maintain operations. While this may sound like a grand undertaking, software management is relatively simple and can be whittled down into three steps: leveraging the assets available, testing your strategies, and understanding what it is you have.

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Vendor Management Challenges vs. Phoenix IT Services and Support

Vendor Management Challenges vs. Phoenix IT Services and Support

Chances are, you most likely view your vendors as a necessary evil. While you have to work with them to get the things that your business needs to function, it’s hard to not think of everything else that could be accomplished in the time you spend dealing with them. Unfortunately, there are even more costs to dealing with vendors that you may not have considered.  Guess what? If you had the right Phoenix IT services and support, this would not even be on your plate to handle.

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MyTek Tip of the Week: Phoenix IT Support Solutions Include a Do-It-Yourself Streamlining of Gmail Communications

MyTek Tip of the Week: Phoenix IT Support Solutions Include a Do-It-Yourself Streamlining of Gmail Communications

Email is a crucial part of every Phoenix small business' normal operations. E-mail can be a great communication tool, but most people don’t have time to respond to every single message in a sincere and meaningful way. Our Phoenix IT support solutions tip of the week is about using Gmail's time saving feature called "canned responses'.  For this week’s tip, MyTek Technology Soutions offers step by step instructions on how to set up your very own automated responses so that you can  cut down on wasted time during your repetitive email communications.

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How Technology Revolutionized a Phoenix Small Business

How Technology Revolutionized a Phoenix Small Business

As CEO of MyTek, a Phoenix business IT support services company, I was amazed at how O365 cloud based software absolutely revolutionized our business.  It can revolutionize for your organization as well!  It connects your team to collaborate, manage projects, reach out to customers, and even cash flow.  This week’s small business tip to revolutionize how you do business will discuss some of the best features of O365 and how it can positively impact your workflow and your bottom line.

Small Business Productivity is Key to Phoenix Business IT Support

Productivity is the primary goal of just about any office, and O365 can help reach this goal through its' powerful array of apps. One application that small businesses often overlook is the "Teams" app, which allows staff to collaborate in real time in threaded chat, and reach out to customers through Skype integration with video and audio options.  Additionally Teams creates a true hub for teamwork. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, OneNote, and Planner, are all built into Microsoft Teams so people have all the information and tools they need at their fingertips. Real time collaboration can take place.  As I mentioned previously, getting the MyTek team all working in Teams has revolutionized how we get business done.  Using it has increased our productivity, helped us manage our projects, eliminated repetition, and greatly enhanced our internal communication.  Find out more about O365 HERE.

MyTek Phoenix Business IT Support "Gem"

Another powerful example of how Teams has revolutionized MyTek is by helping everyone stay aligned and motivated toward achieving our business objectives.  We integrated a cash flow planning tool into Teams, and the MyTek leadership team is updated in real time regarding cash flow and its' impact on revenue projections.  This keeps our teams motivated to hit their goals, and ceates a sense of accountability for each MyTek team to pull their weight in hitting their goals.  As we provide Phoenix business IT support, it is one of the "gems" we share with our clients on ways to revolutionize the way small businesses get their work done.

Transformational Small Business Opportunity at MyTek

MyTek Technology Solutions is a Microsoft Silver Partner, with the ability to offer an immersive O365 experience for Phoenix small businesses.  We invite you to attend a complimentary O365 onsite experience at MyTek with your team!  We will provide the laptops and O365 experience, and guide you through this immersive experience as you solve YOUR Phoenix small business challenges in real time using the powerful, integrated tools in O365.  At MyTek, our commitment is to provide full service, integrated Phoenix business IT support that includes tackling the tough issues like execution, communication, strategy, and cash flow with real business solutions.  We understand small businesses because we are one, and we commit to sharing the power of the tools that are transforming MyTek! 

MyTek Technology Solutions Would Love to Help!

From execution to communication, strategy, and even cash flow, we truly do have solutions that can transform your small business.   Our Phoenix business IT support helps our clients prevent loss of precious work hours, protect valuable data, eliminate redundancy, and improve communication with employees and outreach to clients.  The bottom line is that the right technology used the right way can save time and money, contributing to your business revenue growth.

Let Us Show You How the Right Phoenix Business IT Support Can Work for You!

We invite you and your business team (maximum 10 people) to be our guests for an immersive O365 experience at our offices.  Four hours plus lunch on us can be just what you need to solve the challenges that will take your business to the next level.  To schedule the O365 Business Transformation Experience, e-mail  or call 623-312-2440 to schedule.  

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Small Business Services to Calculate if That Print Job Was Really Worth It

Small Business Services to Calculate if That Print Job Was Really Worth It

Watching the bottom line in small business is critical to business growth. For example, there are a few sounds that are familiar to any office: keys clacking away, coffee being sipped (or slurped), and the rattling, squawking hum of the printer. Yet this image presents a crucial question: do you know how much your printer is costing your business each time it is used? In today’s blog, we’ll review how you can calculate this investment and the small business services and small business software that can positively impact your bottom line.  Today's blog from MyTek, the premier Phoenix small business services technogy provider, offers practical guidelines for determing whether it is worth it to print that large color document!

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IT Support for Arizona Small Businesses

IT Support for Arizona Small Businesses

It's a great economic growth environment in Arizona.  As a matter of fact, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, Maricopa County was the fastest growing county in the United States in 2017.   Arizona small businesses have the opportunity to gain new customers and grow revenue as a result of this population boom.  As businesses grow, business owners, CEO's and COO's are challenged to stay ahead of the growth curve, keeping their employees at peak performance and productivity.  New technologies and the right IT support can help growing businesses work smarter, faster and more collaboratively than ever before. 

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Will True Wireless Charging Change Small Business Technology?

Will True Wireless Charging Change Small Business Technology?

Wireless charging is a challenging technology. While the benefits are clear as day (imagine, only having the one cord to supply power to the charger itself!), the concept has yet to see the mass implementation and adoption one would expect it to. While Arizona small business owners are harnessing the power of solar energy to power their small business technology, true wireless charging could be a tremendous help to boost Arizona small business technology productivity.  Today, we’ll look at this underperforming technology’s history, a few applications that could be seen in the future, and the holdups it is seeing currently.

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4 Strategies to Improving Your Backups

4 Strategies to Improving Your Backups

How does your business leverage data backup? Depending on the way your business functions and your specific needs, your data backup solution will vary from other organizations in your industry. Yet, one thing is absolutely certain, and it’s that your organization can’t afford to not implement some type of data backup system. In the event of a data loss scenario, you won’t want to be left wondering if you could have prevented it with a little proactive action.

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4 Skills Needed for IT Project Management Success

4 Skills Needed for IT Project Management Success

An IT project manager is an important part of any new technology initiative in your workplace. Therefore, you should be looking for specific requirements when finding a project manager for your latest project implementation. Here are some specific traits that your business should look for in an IT project manager.

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Identifying Personality Types will Help Your Networking Efforts

Identifying Personality Types will Help Your Networking Efforts

One experience that almost everyone has been involved in is the clashing of personalities. This is only natural, as different people are born with different predispositions and are raised in differing environments. However, in the business world, one should do their best to keep personal differences from affecting the professional relationships they form.

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