Choosing the Best Computer

Choosing the Best Computer

Tips On Selecting The Right Computer Your computer just quit – now what do you do?  Do you buy a new computer or fix the old one?  One rule of thumb is that if your old computer is more than five years old, you are probably better off buying a new one.  Many computers that are five to nine years old have components that are failing (called planned obsolescence.)  You need to do your homework before purchasing a new computer. Questions to ask before purchasing a new computer What is your budget for a new system? Computers prices have come down in recent years and you can purchase a computer between $200 and $2,000 depending on what you need. Take a look at what type of computer will best suit your needs.  Do you need a laptop, desktop or tablet?  Each type of computer will be different in their portability, size and functionality.  Here is a brief recap of the different types of computers: A desktop will be the least portable of the three, however, it can handle heavier workloads.  You can add multiply displays for multitasking and even use a desktop computer for your entertainment center for movies and games. Laptops will come in various sizes depending on your needs. The larger laptops come with a 17 inch display making them easy to read and use but harder to transport. In order to conserve the batter life, a laptop typically does not have the capabilities of a desktop system. Of the three types, a tablet is the most portable.  You can do a lot of computing on a...
Blog or Website?

Blog or Website?

Next Step In Being Found Online – Blog or Website? In our last post we discussed keywords and how to determine your best keywords.  Today we will discuss what to do with those keywords. When someone is looking for your products or services online, they will need a place to go to learn more about your business.  In most instances this will mean a website.  As a general rule of thumb, a website is a place that fully explains your products and services.  Myrtle Beach Computer Repair PCRx can assist you with the development of your website.  Once a website is built it usually stays static unless you change your products or services, add a new service or change other aspects of your business such as the location. A blog, on the other hand, is an ever-changing entity.  This is where you show your expertise in your field. As a rule of thumb, you will post to your blog a minimum of once a week.  You can write “How to” articles, “Why to do” articles or reasons why someone should choose your business over your competitor.  These articles should not be “sales” content but rather tips or information.  If you look through this blog you will see tips on keeping your computer running smoothly.  Many people have stated that this seems to be counterproductive since it will lessen the need for computer repair; however, it also shows the “givers gain” philosophy that if you give of your expertise, people will refer you and use your services because you are open to give. In some instances, a blog and a...