Ain’t No Party Like A Newtek Party

The Halloween spirit settled on the Newtek office today, and the employees showed an impressive commitment to character. Gracing the aisles were blood-spattered doctors, Greek goddesses, Flash-dancing 80’s icons, A-Teamers, farmers, flappers, freakshows and even an incredibly gutsy (or read that risk-taker) Bob Cichon look-alike.
By the looks of the break room, lined with tables of [...]

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Backroom Customer Service

I’d get a pull request on my little handheld device, which closely resembled a Star Trek phaser gun, and I’d fill the requested merchandise into something we called a tub, then push that tub out onto the purgatorium where the backroom opened up into the bright, intimidating sales floor. This was as far as us backroom guys were willing to go. In fact, we avoided the sales floor whenever possible.

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Hot Water For All!

What do hot showers and apartment complexes have to do with web hosting quality and resources? There’s only one way to find out.

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DIYPR Part Two – Try Your Hand at Journalism

Welcome to Part Two of the DIYPR series, where we discuss the next level of self promotion, whether it be for your personal business, your design firm or perhaps you were suddenly bestowed with the responsibility to “get the word out” about your company.

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Best Week EVER for .NETters

What’s new in the world of .NET this week? Software Development Manager, Chris Johnson, shares with us what he’s excited about from a development standpoint.

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Twittering at Work? Unthinkable!

The majority of upper-level executives don’t allow employees to use social media tools at work. Why not? What are the risks? What are the benefits? Many companies are employing social media policies to mitigate any associated risks.

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Out of the Office with Derek Curtis

As a community-focused company, we thought it might be a good idea to give you a more personal snapshot of the executives steering the ship – put a face to the name so to speak. In the first installment of this series, we hit the links with Senior Vice President of Technical Operations, Derek Curtis.

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Take that, Spam!

As a midyear project, we wanted to determine the most common request/feedback we get from customers through our various support channels—phone, email, live chat, and even the public forum—and do what we needed to do from a technical support and server operations standpoint to address whatever that issue might be.

It was quickly apparent that one of the most common items had to do with spam, mainly the amount of it that was finding its way to customer inboxes.

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October Newsletter

October 09 Newsletter Highlights:
See Cal for our latest dedicated deal!
Microsoft’s WebsiteSpark is Available
We start our “Technically Speaking With…” with long time customer Scott Whitney.
Our Ryan Bishop Takes On Spam

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Technically Speaking With…Scott Whitney

Is podcasting for you? Should you give corporate videos a shot? We spoke with customer and podcasting/video guru Scott Whitney to find out.

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