The markITbyte Blog

Our blog is updated and maintained by industry professionals. Please use our informative posts to help you navigate the vast ocean of technology.

Our Products and Service Options

Posted by on Nov 8, 2013 in Front Page, The markITbyte Blog | 0 comments

Our Products and Service Options

Our products and service options are general guidelines of projects we have been successful. We focus our work around custom solutions that are tailored for your business. Basically, we solve problems. Creating a product/services list for a company that “solves problems” is tough, so we gathered a list of successful projects that can benefit many companies. View Our Products Page

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markITbyte Releases iOS App: Cox Bookshelf

Posted by on Nov 20, 2012 in The markITbyte Blog | 0 comments

markITbyte Releases iOS App: Cox Bookshelf

Cox Wood and markITbyte have teamed up to produce a new iOS app that arms design professionals, homeowners, and builders with vital information on Cox Industries products. Features: The Library provides users mobile access to Cox’s vast amount of specification and Material Safety Data. This is all available in a searchable and categorized interface. Also, each PDF can be saved on the users home “Bookshelf” for quick access while on the job. The library was also design to be easily sharable, click to email a document to an associate or yourself for when you get back to your desktop. Continuing Education Events are important for todays design...

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Pride & Prejudice (& WordPress)

Posted by on Nov 19, 2012 in The markITbyte Blog | 0 comments

Pride & Prejudice (& WordPress)

A lot of developers seem to have it in for WordPress. They use it dismissively, such as “It’s just a WordPress site.” The idea being that a serious website couldn’t be built using a blogging platform. If you’re serious, you’d use a heavyweight content management system (CMS) or just code it from scratch. That might have been true when it was launched in 2003, but WordPress has evolved far beyond its humble blogging origins. So much so, that when one of our larger clients wanted to completely redo their website, we recommended WordPress as the core platform. Yes, WordPress. This is a client that sells thousands of different products, has...

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SEO doesn’t have to be Scary

Posted by on Oct 3, 2012 in Front Page, The markITbyte Blog | 0 comments

SEO doesn’t have to be Scary

SEO boils down to who is making money and how. I am going to stick to using Google as an example because they run the table for search engines. Google provides a service, people enter what they want and Google provides “what it thinks” are the top results. This is how google makes money, when a user enters something into a Google search the user knows and trusts that they will be given the most relevant results. Companies utilizing Google make money because they get the most targeted customers out of any marketing medium! In online search there are two kinds of results “organic” and “paid”. Organic results are the regular “top...

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Utilizing Open Source Methods

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in The markITbyte Blog | 0 comments

Utilizing Open Source Methods

When I.T. functions as a partner of the Marketing effort, they are in a unique position to deliver solutions and value beyond the software and equipment we can leverage. Vital information exist through-out the enterprise; accurate costing, details on customer interactions, pricing feedback, customer buying trends, accounts receivable data, delivery statistics, etc. all impact the ability to grow and maintain market share. The right decisions on technology platforms can make these types of information visible to key players in a multitude of formats and could deliver information to customers which could help them improve their business processes. Customer retention is...

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The Fusion of Marketing and Information Technology

Posted by on Sep 26, 2012 in The markITbyte Blog | 0 comments

The Fusion of Marketing and Information Technology

The explosion of social media, open source technology, smart phones, tablet computing and the pace at which we must be able to deliver information to our customers and stakeholders, demands that we recognize our Information Technology staff as more than just a tool; they are a vital partner of our marketing and sales efforts. Gone are the days of just looking to IT for a new laptop or implementation of an ERP system. They should play a fundamental role in the development of our customer outreach. Engagement models with both our customers and salespeople need to be rethought in the light of new inexpensive, but highly productive technology. Changes and improvements to...

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