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We Help Contribute to The Sales Tax Numbers

Published on January 29, 2017 By dgreenbaum

The Journal-World recently that Lawrence had the “best tax growth in the state.”  While much of this was due to construction, I’m glad we played a small part in that. I’m proud to say we collect sales tax on behalf of the state. Not every business, especially in the computer repair industry, does that. We’re […]

The best jobs to be found are at local and small businesses (especially in Lawrence)

Published on September 15, 2013 By dgreenbaum

I’ve written before about the hidden job market and I know for a fact this is true in Lawrence, KS: the best jobs often aren’t listed anywhere. Often times you need to search directly and when possible, create a job for yourself. This recent blog post analyzing a study from payroll firm ADP shows that […]

10 Years of DoctorDave Computer Repair –10 thoughts and lessons

Published on August 18, 2013 By dgreenbaum

Ten years ago on August 17th, 2003 I told my previous employer I could not accept a pay cut and put into action a plan that was over 10 years in the making, to start my own business. I always wanted to go out on my own but I was afraid. I was afraid of […]

What do expect from WOW in Lawrence Kansas or Why we hate the cable company

Published on June 23, 2013 By dgreenbaum

Whether you use WOW (fomerly Sunflower, Knology) or AT&T in Lawrence, KS or you are in Topeka (Cox), Kansas City (Time-Warner) or other parts of the Kansas City Metro, we all love to hate our cable TV company. One of the reasons was revealed in this interview The Consumerist () did with a Customer Service […]

Unethical, illegal and downright bad tech support

Published on April 28, 2013 By dgreenbaum

Myself and all of my technicians view our relationship with clients as one of trust and respect. We realize that customers rely on us for computer repair in Lawrence Kansas and we’ve got a great reputation. When items are under warranty, or should be under warranty we’ll either suggest the client call the company directly […]

City Commission elections, small business, and Lawrence municipal broadband

Published on March 18, 2013 By dgreenbaum

A few weeks ago, I received the following invitation: On behalf of the City of Lawrence, I wish to invite you to an important meeting to be held on Thursday concerning current technology infrastructure in Lawrence and your current and future technology needs related to broadband access. The City of Lawrence has engaged CTC Technology […]

My Thoughts on Geeks on Wheels closed in Lawrence

Published on March 10, 2013 By dgreenbaum

In 1996, I responded to an ad in Computer User magazine for a new company in Lawrence, Kansas called Geeks on Wheels that was being formed. I liked the concept of going onsite and helping people with computers. I had been doing it on my own as a side business and now was the time […]

Crowdsourcing Project Results: Some lessons to be learned

Published on April 8, 2012 By dgreenbaum

In January, I tried a unique way of finding a technician. Instead of giving money to large media companies that charge outrageous sums of money for tiny employment ads, we offered a free iPad or $500 to someone who referred themselves or another person to work for us. That was roughly equal to the cost […]

Dave, where you been??

Published on February 20, 2012 By dgreenbaum

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve blogged and I apologize for that. At the end of our crowd-sourcing hiring project, we got a large number of applicants to sort through. My evaluation proocess for appplicants is extremely throrough and it takes time. Additionally, after attending Macworld/iWorld at the end of the month my mailbox […]

Backing up your computer: Apple After Hours series

Published on June 13, 2011 By dgreenbaum

I’ll admit I’ve never watched “Sex and the City”. Seriously. However, when the show was popular, clients kept telling me of this episode about backups and I finally found the video on Youtube Most of our computer skills we learn or figure out for ourselves. We stumble through and maybe take a class or two, […]

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