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We thought we'd send a sweet surprise to some of our clients as our way of saying thank you for working with us. Along with a little bag of sweeties we sent a little card and a QR code link which gave a further little Valentine's Day surprise. When recipients scanned the QR code, they were directed to a video of either the PCM girls or the PCM...
About five years ago, the more upmarket shops were highly sceptical of online shopping, seeing it simply as an adjunct to their existing retail experience, possibly aimed at those who did not wish to enjoy the fantastic experience which accompanies a gentle stroll down the high street with the one you love. At the end of December,...
After the recent launch of our new Server Disaster Recovery service which used a PCM silent movie production to help publicise it, there has been much positive feedback from prospects and clients alike! Now PCM has appeared in the Yorkshire Post no less, for the in-house produced movie. The video was inspired by the recently acclaimed silent...
According to recent statistics 47% of small businesses are still not using social media for business. Whatever your impressions of this statistic it does serve to show that there is still a large amount of these small businesses that have deemed it important enough to use. By all accounts it would seem that this statistic is only set to...
Working with the PCM backup system can sometimes be challenging but so much more often it's an educational and interesting experience, checking the status of the recent backups, managing the quotas and most importantly, managing the replication of the data. Ensuring that we have all our clients data replicated and kept securely is a daily...
The personal details of 1.4 million customers and thousands of staff were found to be missing just before Christmas. It is not clear whether the data was lost or stolen and as the tapes were not encrypted it means that the potential for accessing the confidential data is a lot bigger. An investigation has been started, police have been...
A lot of our clients will now be rather familiar with our series of social media tips that have been primarily focusing on LinkedIn and some of of them will also be using our website marketing service. For those of you who haven't heard of either you may be interested to hear the following news! Our social media initiative came about as a...
PCM wish a happy New Year to all and hope that you had a very merry Christmas. We are now excited to see in the new year with the launch of our new service, Server Disaster Recovery and with more personal introduction to our new member of our web marketing team, Lara. Before Christmas we hinted that we would be able to offer a new service...

Top Tips For LinkedIn 04 Jan 2012

LinkedIn is known to be “the world’s largest professional network”. It can be used to keep tabs on what your business contacts are doing, searching for providers of professional services and showcasing your own business. Along with having a free personal profile on LinkedIn, businesses can also create a company page. A company page can...
On the menu bar at the top of LinkedIn click “Companies”. On the right side of the page there will be the option “Add a Company”. Click this. You will then be asked to enter a company name and the relevant company email address. It is important that you ensure that the company name is correct and in the format you wish it to remain. E.g “...