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Nov. 24, 2015
Issue No. 477

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Print Audit Earns CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark
Print Audit has announced it has received the CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark, an industry credential that signifies its adherence to best practices for technology service delivery and customer interaction.

Continuum Names Vice President of Engineering
Continuum has named Swami Nathan as its new vice president of engineering, located in the company's Mumbai, India, office.

ProCopy Office Solutions Recognized as Ricoh Circle of Excellence in Service for 2016
Ricoh has announced that all three of BTA member ProCopy Office Solutions' locations (Phoenix, Tucson and Prescott, Arizona) have been recognized in the Ricoh Circle of Excellence Award Program for 2016.

GreatAmerica Announces Automatic Cash Posting Integration with e-automate & OMD
GreatAmerica Financial Services Corp. and ECi Software Solutions have announced the completion of their automated cash posting functionality that will allow GreatAmerica and ECi capabilities to come full cycle.

Square 9 Releases SmartSearch 4.3
Square 9 Softworks has announced a new direction in business process automation software with the release of SmartSearch 4.3.

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Building My Business Webinar: "How to Effectively Use Yelp & Twitter"
Who uses Yelp and Twitter and how do they work? In this webinar, Andy Slawetsky of Industry Analysts Inc. will explain why should dealers use Yelp and Twitter to improve their business success. He will cover the basics of both platforms and show you how to set up and maintain your Yelp and Twitter accounts.For more information or to register online, click here.
Building My Business Webinar: "Quick Start Session to Transitioning to Managed Services"
Looking to transform your business to the profit rich, reoccurring revenue model of managed IT services? This webinar, led by Ted Roller of CompTIA, will provide attendees with the necessary skills and techniques they need to offer solid managed services. Learn how to identify new and recurring revenue opportunities and gain insights into investing in the right people, sales techniques and processes for success.For more information or to register online, click here.

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