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Episode 48 – Opening a Computer Store Part 2

Today we are going to continue our discussion with an IT service provider who opened his own computer store and talk about some important things you need to know before you sign a lease and set up a storefront of your own.

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Intro 1:18
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News and Comment segment 5:14

Technibble, a popular web site for computer repair technicians, is now mobile friendly.

EH Publishing is offering FREE subscriptions to ChannelPro to qualified professionals. To receive your FREE subscription go to http://theforcefield.tradepub.com/free/chn/?p=chn.

According to The Cisco 2010 Annual Security Report, Cybercrime is moving away from Windows PCs and onto mobile devices.

ifixit.com reports that Apple is now using a new and unique type of tamper-resistant screw on the case of the iPhone 4.

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Intro to Topic 1:38
Today we’ll continue our discussion with Pat Palmer of The Computer Guy and learn more about how he opened his store. We’ll discuss the advantages of having a storefront, the disadvantages of having one and important things to consider when renting or leasing the space to set it up. Part two of a six part series.

Interview with Pat Palmer 23:02

Part 3 Teaser :27

Wrap up and Close :46

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Episode 47 – Opening a Computer Store Part 1

Today we are going to talk with an IT service provider who opened his own computer store, learn how he did it and what you need to consider before making that move from working out of your house to opening a storefront of your own.

TechPodcasts Promo Tag :10
Intro 1:16
Billboard 1:18

News and Comment segment 5:42

OnForce suddenly and unexpectedly removed a number of techs from their forums and disabled their Provider accounts on the platform December 29. Read An open letter to all Force Field members For full commentary.

Commercial Break 1:00
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Intro to Topic 1:48
Today we are going to talk with Pat Palmer of The Computer Guy and learn how he opened his store. We’ll discuss how he made the decision to jump from a home office to an actual storefront, the considerations he made in staffing it properly and why a daily commitment to attendance and punctuality is vital to its success. Part one of a six part series.

Interview with Pat Palmer 20:40

Part 2 Teaser :30

Wrap up and Close :46

Comments, questions or suggestions? Send them in to comments@theforcefield.net. Feedback on this topic will be read by the host and included in future episodes of the show. Visit us at http://www.theforcefield.net!

©2011 Savoia Computer. All rights reserved.

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