Year-End Technology Purchases That You Can Use for Tax Write-Offs

2020 has been an unpredictable year for many companies. But one thing that has not changed is that businesses will be paying their annual taxes in the not too distant future. One of the standard year-end activities accountants will often recommend is to make business equipment investments by December 31 that can be written off as…

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Best Ways to Prepare Your Website for the 2020 Holiday Season

Best Ways to Prepare Your Website for the 2020 Holiday Season   As we head into the holiday season, life continues to feel very different for consumers and businesses. The pandemic had impacted everything from consumer buying habits to where employees work.  Some of the impacts 2020 seen include many large retailers going out of business or closing their anchor mall stores. JC…

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Save Time and Money: Incorporate Microsoft Lists into Your Business Workflow

If your company uses Microsoft 365, a brand-new opportunity for improving workflows and replacing manual processes has just been added. Microsoft Lists was rolled out at the end of the summer to all business and enterprise subscriptions that include SharePoint. Simply switching to cloud technology does not necessarily mean all your business workflows are going…

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Twin State Technical Services Awarded 2020 Business of the Year by QC Chamber

Quad Cities Chamber 2020 Business of the Year honors went to Twin State Technical Services in Davenport. Helping Businesses Go Virtual During the Pandemic Founded 28 years ago, Twin State Technical Services provides Quad City businesses with reliable and secure e-commerce, web, software, and IT infrastructure management services. Among its many accomplishments this year, Twin State helped…

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An Unforgettable Live-Streamed Graduation

In spite of the pandemic, the TSTS team helped Central DeWitt High School pull together a unique and memorable graduation ceremony for the senior class and their families. Central DeWitt Community School District wanted to have a graduation for the class of 2020 that was unforgettable – but how does one do that during the COVID-19 pandemic? Dr. Dan Peterson, superintendent of schools, stated he never…

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Kumar Earns his Masters in Information Technology Management

Congrats Kumar! Congratulations to our software engineer, Kumar Chittimalla, for earning a Masters degree in Information Technology Management from St. Ambrose University! St. Ambrose has a strong graduate and undergraduate Computer Science Department, and we have a strong SAU Twin State alumni network! We are proud to now have Kumar as a full time team member.…

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Cyber Security Tips

There has been a tremendous uptick in cyber attacks this year. We are getting at least a call per week, sometimes a couple a week, on significantly compromised businesses calling for help. The following are some common factors that we see in these cases and some tips to help improve you cyber security. Common Factors…

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CADDIS: Display and Marketing Material Showcase

Here at Twin State Technical Service, we have been growing our graphic design and video production capabilities. If you are interested in personalized, creative work to help your business reach and connect with customers, then take a look at the work we recently created for the CADDIS convention display. Pop Up Design We work with…

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