So you’ve got a grand to spend on digital marketing

Digital marketing - money down drain

Really! Wow, that’s a nice chunk of money to spend on digital marketing every month, so how are you going to use it? PPC (Pay-Per-Click) Advertising, Email Marketing, Writing Articles, External Link Building, Social Media Awareness, the infamous words “Search Engine Optimisation”…..maybe a little bit of everything? In this article I am going to explain what perhaps … Read more

Microsoft Lync to be replaced by Skype for Business [Announcement]

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The end of days has cometh for Microsoft Lync! Microsoft has announced it will be replacing its enterprise-focused instant messaging and communication app Lync with Skype for Business. There are promises that Skype for Business will remain an Office 365 service when it replaces Lync sometime in the first half of 2015. However, this is very big news, … Read more

Dropbox and Microsoft team up – finally! [Announcement]

Microsoft and Dropbox joint venture for Business IT

Dropbox and Microsoft team up – FINALLY! Amazing news! And about time too! As a solutions partner with both Dropbox and Microsoft this will really help us help our clients leverage the power of Dropbox Business and Office 365 all in one place. Currently we have to set them up on both platforms for use independently so … Read more

To Host or Not To Host, That is the Question

4 Reasons Why You Should Pay More for Enterprise Web And App Hosting

This is the scratchy head topic that all forward-thinking businesses deliberate on It is a subject of great financial debate for companies, small to large and the decision to host or not to host can either save you money or pour much needed cashflow from your IT budget straight down the drain. However, there is … Read more

Continual Professional Development and Staff Training

Professional Development at Amazing Support

We’re all about internal staff training at Amazing Support. It also helps having a “Debonair Director” leading the training session! What we try to promote as often as possible is full internal training and continuous professional development across the Support Teams. It ensures that our clients can be serviced and supported by all of our … Read more

Job Opportunity – Technical Manager

Business IT & New Recruits

Job Spec – Technical Manager We are excited to offer the position of Technical Manager at our fast growing IT Support and Consultancy business based in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire. Amazing Support is an IT Support and Managed Services provider servicing small and medium sized businesses in the Central and Greater London area. Our clients range from … Read more

Oh no, Windows XP is dead!

We all knew it was happening and now it really is here, from 8th April 2014 Microsoft will no longer support Windows XP. This means no more security updates, no more hotfixes, no more service packs, nada and means that if you continue to use your computer with Windows XP it will be vulnerable to … Read more

Your SBS 2003 server will literally bring down your business!

Brief update The Microsoft Small Business Server range (aka SBS), that has been the staple IT system for small businesses (up to 75 users) since 2003 will no longer be available for purchase from the end of 2013. OEM editions (licenses tied to single hardware only) may be available for a little while longer as the … Read more

Windows 8 stole my recent documents!

I’ll admit it. I have a hate hate relationship with Windows 8.  I don’t know if I am just getting old, grumpy, or both, but I really struggle to see any advantages over Windows 7 at this stage. I think, that like most people, having used windows since the it started being ‘windows’, and especially … Read more

Sage Accounts in the Cloud

What happens when you want to share sage, but everyone works remotely? We have had a spate of requests from clients recently that have asked us to make Sage Accounts available to them ‘in the cloud’ or for multiple remote users. This is not surprising considering the accelerated uptake of cloud services and mobile workers … Read more