Erik’s Editorial Corner

Have you ever heard someone say a person was “Penny-wise but Dollar-foolish”? I understand that phrase to describe somebody who focuses really hard on the details yet sometimes doesn’t put in those extra couple of seconds to catch the big things.

Erik’s Editorial Corner

My wife and I just recently made our first trip of the season to the shore. It was great to smell the ocean air and visit all of our good friends: Mack, Sam, Harry, Curly, and the Kohr Brothers.

Anyone who is familiar with the boardwalk in Wildwood, NJ knows I just listed my top five places to eat on the boardwalk.

Erik’s Editorial Corner

Last month you heard me talk about how much we enjoyed our time in Ireland. So I’m sure it seems ironic that this month’s topic is about how much I enjoyed coming home.

Don’t get me wrong – I love a good vacation as much as the next person! But being away also helps me appreciate the life that I’ve built back home.

Erik’s Editorial Corner

Slainte! That means “Cheers” in Gaelic, the native language of Ireland. This is where Karen and I spent our honeymoon and we loved it!

Although many people suggested some relaxing beach spots or cruises, we opted for a rigorous travel schedule in the beautiful countryside of the southern part of Ireland.

Erik’s Editorial Corner

As Karen and I are closing in on the last few weeks until our wedding, I’m happy to say all of the big pieces are in place. The only things left are the details. That’s where the real beauty lies!

It’s the little things that make it unique like the music we choose for our special moments, trading a traditional cake for an artistically crafted cupcake stand, and including a nacho station at the cocktail hour to highlight the fact we’re getting married on Cinco de Mayo.

Erik’s Editorial Corner

I am proud to announce today we are celebrating our 10th Anniversary at ETB Services, Inc.

The time has passed so quickly and there are many people who have helped shape our business along the way.  It started with the encouragement I received at home to pursue my interest, continued through school as people asked for my help with their computers, and still continues today with the people I work with every day.

Erik’s Editorial Corner

The year is in full swing and we have certainly been busy around here. Not only have we been working with our customers to keep your systems working properly and current, we’ve also spent the first couple of months bringing our own systems up-to-date.

Erik’s Editorial Corner

Happy 2012 everyone! I’m excited to tell you this New Year brought a new member to our team. Please join me in welcoming Bill McElhaney, our new Network Administrator.

Bill has 11 years of IT experience, a knack for figuring things out, and he’s Microsoft Certified.

Erik’s Editorial Corner

My fiancée and I were sitting in traffic last week, driving north for a weekend of family holiday visits. As I gazed at all of the over-filled cars on the road, I started thinking about what we'd packed and remembered it wasn't much more than an overnight bag.

Erik’s Editorial Corner

November is the time of year when I travel down to Florida for a large annual IT conference. Not only is it nice to work in an area that’s 10 to 20 degrees warmer, it’s also a great time to meet and reconnect with my peers in the IT industry.

Especially as a small business owner, finding a way to keep your finger on the pulse of your industry is vital to staying current with the marketplace.