2018 Wisconsin Sales Tax Holiday Hi everybody, and welcome to the 2018 Wisconsin Sales Tax Holiday! By now, you should have heard about the Wisconsin sales tax holiday. From August 1st, 2018 through August 5th, 2018, certain sales within Wisconsin are exempt from sales tax. Clothing – $75 or less per item School supplies […]
The past few weeks have been VERY busy as companies rush to get their systems up-to-date. Some computers are candidates for reloading with Windows 7. Most computers are not worth upgrading though, and should just be replaced. Nearly all of the new computers have Windows 7 rather than Windows 8.1. New computers come with a Windows 8.1 license […]
New Partnerships – Mullarky Business Systems is now partnered with HP (Hewlett-Packard) and Cisco, providing improved support for business networks. We are now an HP partner and a Cisco partner. This gives us better access to technical support, better pre-sales support, and better prices!
10,000 Most-Used Passwords Simple passwords are a bad idea. It’s one thing if you have a simple password to log onto your computer at home (still not a good idea). It’s quite a different thing to have a simple password to get into your e-mail… or your Amazon account… or your bank!! There are two […]
I got a call from a client who had just ordered an HP Z800 workstation from the HP online store. He wanted to know if I could supply several more of them. This is a high-end graphics workstation that costs $4200. Well, I went through the specs and one that caught my eye was the […]
I cringe when people want to buy a computer from the store to run their business. Sure, it will do the job, as long as it has Windows Professional, not Home. Is it the best choice though? I don’t think so. For a LITTLE more money, you can get a Business PC. Joel Santo Domingo […]
I’ve met a number of small business owners who are using a lousy email addresses. For example, let’s say Bob Smith runs Bob’s Bait Shop. His web site is www.bobsbaitshop.com and his email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, worse yet, his email address is email@example.com. What’s wrong with this? Why is it a lousy email address? Well, […]
Network technicians, as a group, have a reputation for poor people skills and lousy service. What kind of response do you get when you call for computer support? Have you left a message and never been called back? Do you get YOUR technician when you call, or do you get a help desk? When you […]