3 ways to Improve Event ROI with Data Driven Marketing

Marketing departments are under increasing demand to deliver and prove results from their spend. As a result, data-driven marketing campaigns have become more in demand as they are the clearest way to indicate ROI. Thus, one of the most expensive and difficult-to-measure marketing channels – events – has seen an increasing need for these campaigns …

Vernon’s NC Location Earns R2:2013 Certification

Vernon Computer Source’s Morrisville, NC location has received R2:2013 certification! The certification comes as a part of parent company Xchange Technology Group’s continued commitment to employee and customer safety in addition to safe hardware recycling procedures. What does R2:2013 certification entail? In order to earn R2 certification (also referred to as the “responsible recycling” certification), …

Meeting Planners: 4 Tips for Planning the Perfect Meeting

  Every veteran meeting planner has some tricks up their sleeves, but there are some major elements that even seasoned professionals tend to forget about.  Before you plan your next meeting, you may want to make sure these four things are covered: 1) Plan to feed people: No matter how short you think your meeting …

Microsoft Pulls the Plug on Windows Phones

It was a long time coming, but Microsoft has officially announced the demise of the Windows phone. Joe Belfiore, Corporate Vice President in the Operating Systems Group at Microsoft, confirmed in a series of recent tweets that there would be no further hardware or new features for the Windows mobile platform: Of course we’ll continue …

How Small Businesses Suffer During Natural Disasters

In September 2017, the Caribbean, Texas, and Florida were hit with some of the worst hurricanes in decades – Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia, and Maria – doing millions of dollars in damage. When natural disasters hit, it can take weeks or ­­even months or years for people to rebuild their lives and homes, but it …

Siri vs. Google Assistant for Professionals

AI assistants are everywhere: They’re in our phones, on our computers, and recently they have been cropping up in standalone devices like the Amazon Echo or Google Home. For busy professionals, they have improved the functionality of our devices ten-fold, handling everything from hands-free calling to on-demand web searching, to note-taking, sending emails, and everything …