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Computer Repair Pricing: Labor Charges vs Service Charges

Posted by Robert Chapman on Fri, Nov 09, 2012 @ 11:39 AM

So, labor charges vs service charges? In the world of computer repair, many shops will differ in their pricing structure. Many choose to stay old school with hourly labor rates, others with fancy new per-service charges, and some even combine the two. There is no question that as a client you are at the mercy of the shop to do the right thing, but are they doing the right thing? How do you know which pricing structure is the best for YOUR wallet? Well, after fifteen years in the business, and having held every position possible---from parts return to owner/operator---I'm going to break it down for you. So sit back, listen closely, and stop letting the sleazy salesmen trick you into paying for service you don't need.

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Tags: Computer Repair Tips

6 Great Facts About Cybercrime

Posted by Robert Chapman on Thu, Nov 08, 2012 @ 09:22 AM

Surprising Facts About Cybercrime


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Tags: Important Information

3 Questions To Ask A Computer Salesman

Posted by Robert Chapman on Tue, Oct 30, 2012 @ 05:08 PM

Lets face it, not everyone is a computer expert. Buying a new computer can be a very confusing, and sometimes stressful process. Much like buying a car, many average consumers are lost when it comes down to what questions should be asked to the salesman assisting them. After fifteen years of helping my customer's get the computer system that fits their specific needs, I have compiled a list of the three most important questions to ask your salesman; unless it's me of course.

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Tags: Computer Buying Tips