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Computers, like most things, start to show their age as they get older. With longer boot times, slower video rendering, and sudden crashes often being the marks of death. But it is not too late; your computer can still be saved! These are some easy tips to help you maintain your computer.
1) Physically Cleaning the Machine!
Computers often perform worse if there is dust in the way of airflow. This will lead to higher temperatures, slower productivity, component failure, and...
Scam 1: Microsoft Pop Up Scam
Commonly you'll see popup windows that claim that your computer is broken or has been hacked and that you need to call a phone number in order to fix it. These scammers pose as Microsoft most often, and once you're on the phone, they'll sneakily find a way to make you give them remote access to your computer, and then as you for a strange form of payment (generally gift cards) in order to "fix" the problem. This is a common attack using ...

What you need to know about the importance of brand monitoring is that local search results apply to so many types of businesses: restaurants, plumbers, roofers, towing companies—the list goes on, and every single business is going to have a different amount of inaccurate information out there on the web.
Brand Monitoring
We use tools to monitor these inaccuracies. For example, we notice that old addresses show up incorrectly for a lot of our customers due to moving or changi...

For the past five years, we have become surrounded by hundreds of different internet-connected devices: from smart door locks, smart switches, and smart light bulbs, to smart speakers, smart security cameras, smart thermostats, and smart smoke detectors. This revolution, known as the "Internet of Things" or "IoT," has transformed the way we conduct our daily lives and chances are you have already been gifted, bought, or received a smart device as part of a promotion. Term...
Many of the best things in life come in pairs, whether it's Batman and Robin, butter and toast, or what we're going to discuss today: content and marketing. When it comes to having an online presence for your business, the key to staying relevant and attracting new potential clientele lies in content creation.
But what IS content creation, especially when related to a business? I'm sure you've seen the surge of people calling themselves "content creators" online: peo...
Here it is, the end of 2019 and time to buy gifts for the Holidays again. I go shopping, and I find a thousand things I want to put on my list but struggle to find gifts for others. Everyone seems to have an opinion on what are the hottest tech gifts this year, so I've decided to do some research and throw my hat into the ring. Here are some of my favorite gifts for everyone on your list.
1. Smart Speakers
Either a Google Nest (formerly Google Home) or an Amazon Echo is an absolute...

Welcome to Armor's Custom Computer Lab
Who doesn't want a product custom made for them? Of course, the problem with custom products is that they cost more upfront. However, the benefit of custom products is that they tend to last longer—this is especially true for computers. A good custom computer, say for gaming, starts at about a thousand dollars, which is a bit of a scary number when you see Best Buy offering a sale on an HP gaming PC for $500 (we'll get into why this...
What Is Search Visibility?
Search visibility is a metric that tells you what percentage of all possible organic clicks a website is getting for a given keyword. Search visibility is a great metric to help you figure out if you've been hit with an algorithm update or a penalty. It tells you how big your piece of the available traffic pie really is, and it gives you a birds-eye-view perspective on your site's overall SEO performance. If you are only looking at your raw traffic numbers, ...

Square Financing Is Now Available at Armor
Is your computer in need of some TLC, but you don't have a few hundred dollars lying around? Well, now upgrading has never been easier. Simply apply at the shop or from the comfort of your home. All you have to do is answer a few quick questions to qualify for a $250-$10,000 loan. Square will show you all the costs with total clarity, and then you just pick the installment plan that fits your budget. Apply today!
Recently one of Armor'...
[Editor's note: this blog post is a companion piece to an episode of our podcast, created in an effort to make our podcast more accessible to people with hearing difficulties].
The big idea behind Internet Marketing, the reason why we sell websites, and the reason that we can push results for websites is an idea called Search Engine Optimization (SEO). SEO is the way that a search engine finds, understands, and serves your page as a result in Google or Bing. So, there are two types of SEO...

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