This month’s spotlight goes to our very own Mason on the tech team.  While many of you have probably been helped by Mason over the phone, get to know the voice behind the other end of the line.  Here’s some questions we asked Mason to help you get to know
Malware comes in many shapes and forms today, and all of them have the ability to harm your businesses computers and networks in some way. It’s not just large companies that are the targets of hackers. A 2019 Verizon report uncovered that small businesses were the victims in 43 percent
Preventing Data Loss in Your Business, A Guide to Data Backups Why is backing up your data important? Should you schedule data backups? There are surprisingly lots of things to consider to prevent data loss. In today’s business world, data is extremely valuable. Securing your business’s data is important for
Running a small company does not make you any less of a target to the malicious online activity that plagues the internet nowadays. Providing secure connectivity is not just a luxury exclusive to large corporations. Small businesses are frequently the target of devious attackers looking for their next victim. Don’t
Remote work is not a new trend, but the novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 has forced millions of workers into their homes, creating a new wave of at-home employees. There are many benefits to a remote workforce including increased productivity, employee satisfaction and reduced costs. Despite these benefits, many companies wonder
These days, you can’t go anywhere without hearing something about “social distancing”, washing your hands frequently with soap and water and keeping your hands off of your face. It’s on the radio. It’s in the mail from the federal government. As an IT Support company we’ve been hearing a lot
The outbreak of COVID-19 and the calls by local, state and federal officials for people to practice social distancing and even shut down businesses has created the need for employers nationwide to begin creating remote working plans to ensure business continuity. There are several guidelines and practices companies can put
Anyone who has a website for their business or personal use should be using Google Analytics. The information provided by this fantastic suite of tools can help you elevate your online presence, analyze the performance of your marketing dollars, know more about your customers, and help you improve nearly every
Vancouver, WA, March 17, 2020 — Thomas Strobehn, CEO – Fastech Solutions stated, “We’re in this together. We’re not just a company or clients, we’re family.” The coronavirus outbreak is forcing companies to swiftly adapt, relying on remote working solutions to keep their business running smoothly. Fastech Solutions understands the
If we recently pushed a website live for you, congrats! If you’re wondering what you should do now that you have a new website, this article is for you. We’ll go through some of the basics of what you can do to get the most of your new website so
The prominent technology company, Fastech Solutions, was announced as the second-place winner of the highly coveted Top 100 Web Design Companies award on February 3rd, 2020. The prestigious Top 100 Best Web Design Company award, recognizing Fastech Solutions success in innovative web design and their subsequent impact on businesses online
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Are you a local business owner? If so, you really shouldn’t overlook how Google My Business can bring you more customers and make your business stand out from the competition. Did you know that a full 92% of consumers compare businesses side-by-side online before making a purchase decision? And the
Social media can be an invaluable tool for small business. Not only is it an inexpensive way to spread the word about your amazing product or service, but it also gives you the opportunity to build relationships and interact with your customers in real-time. Read on to learn how to
This holiday season is shaping up to be one of the busiest ones ever. If you have an online shop, this could spell disaster for your business. At times of overall high traffic, scammers and hackers are more active than usual. They’ll attempt to hack into your systems, ruining plenty
Many health care providers, as well as health plans, that are protected by the HIPAA Rule must follow the requirements, and the date when compliance was required to begin was by 04/14/2003. This rule, for the first time, makes worldwide values to safeguard patients’ medical documents and additional, private health
Running a successful business requires more than the ability to deliver a great idea or a high-quality product or service. In order to remain profitable and scalable, moving to the digital sphere is a must. Rather than hiring in-house IT specialists and employees, consider the advantages of outsourcing your IT
IT systems have become integral in the daily operations of businesses and government organizations worldwide. Every now and then something will go wrong that will occasionally throw a wrench, disrupting daily operations and grinding everything to a half. Any single moment of downtime could have a detrimental effect on your
Outsourcing some of the key functions of your IT department can provide autonomy and predictability within your business. Many organizations are faced with the problem of having to ramp up on technology staff to meet business objectives. According to various computing principles such as Brook’s Law, a common misconception in
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The Google Rankings. What a marvel that such a complex AI can determine whether your business succeeds or fails. Believe it or not but your business is dependent on the internet. As soon as you complete that business license your company is online and that’s when the SEO Google Rankings
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“Help, my wireless printer won’t print!” Fastech Solutions IT experts hear this quite frequently from clients. Possible Solutions If Your Wireless Printer Won’t Print Is your Wi-Fi enabled and connected to the right network? If your wireless printer isn’t printing, be sure to check your settings. Make sure your Wi-Fi is
Why are my VoIP Phone Calls Dropping? The VoIP network based phone system has it’s perks such as being multi-functional with it’s videoconferencing capabilities, portability and it can save cost over time in comparison to the older telecommunications systems. However, a disadvantage to the VoIP system is the possible issue
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“This is *******  how can I help you today? ‘Yes I would like internet for my business.’ Ok can I have your name, address and contact information please? Looks like you qualify for 150/20MB for $300, let me see if we can get that price down. Oh yes, if you