Emily Matzelle's Posts

Freelance Writer

Emily Matzelle is a freelance writer based in the Chicagoland area. She’s spent 20+ years writing for a variety of industries including technology, health care, B2B and B2C. Emily has worked with CompTIA since 2011.

  • Let’s Crunch the Numbers on ChannelCon

    Jun 27, 2013, 21:55 PM by Emily Matzelle
    If you still haven’t registered for CompTIA ChannelCon, let’s talk numbers. With your registration, you’ll have access to over 3,300 minutes of educational content, 26 intensive courses, six CompTIA Executive Certificate programs, four hot topic panels, two exciting keynote sessions and over 50 expert speakers. And, did we mention that it’s all happening at the luxurious Peabody Hotel in gorgeous Orlando? Warm weather and refreshing pool aside, we know that you’re r ...
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  • Compugen Defines its Value with CompTIA Trustmark

    Jun 25, 2013, 20:15 PM by Emily Matzelle
    If you’ve ever taken a business class, you’re likely familiar with the term “value proposition.” Simply stated, the phrase means a promise of value to the customer. While that promise is likely paramount to a company’s mission, oftentimes a promise just isn’t enough to pull new customers in the front door. That’s why managed print services (MPS) providers across North America are pursuing the CompTIA Managed Print Trustmark – a recognized, third-pa ...
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  • Plug in with myChannelCon

    Jun 18, 2013, 21:24 PM by Emily Matzelle
    These days everything is customized to your unique preferences. You get coupons at the grocery store based on what you usually purchase, advertisements pop up online based on the websites you frequent and even social media sites are making recommendations on what they think you might like. So it should be no surprise that CompTIA ChannelCon – taking place July 29 to 31 in Orlando, FL – is now customizable to both your business and personal needs via myChannelCon. As a unique benefit ...
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  • ChannelCon Provides Insights for Vendors and Distributors

    Jun 10, 2013, 16:00 PM by Emily Matzelle
    The better you understand your customers, the more successful your business. That’s why CompTIA is encouraging its vendor and distributor members to attend training courses at ChannelCon – July 29 to 31 in Orlando, FL. The three-day conference will be packed with attendees representing a variety of IT channels. They’ll be participating in networking activities, meetings and training sessions including Executive Certificates, live channel training and Quick Start Sessions. Vendo ...
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  • Unconference Lunch Sure to be Unbelievable

    May 29, 2013, 21:02 PM by Emily Matzelle
    CompTIA is taking an uncommon approach to the Wednesday, July 31, lunch session at ChannelCon in Orlando, FL. It’s called the Unconference Lunch and is sure to be an unmatched event – featuring content driven by you! This fun, cutting-edge education and networking opportunity allows exhibitors even more exposure to the ChannelCon solution provider audience. During lunch, CompTIA will provide open meeting spaces and let you guide the agenda – some might call it ungoverned! What ...
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  • CompTIA IT Business Trustmark Holders Testify to its Value

    May 21, 2013, 22:36 PM by Emily Matzelle
    If you were offered a chance to internally audit your company’s procedures while demonstrating sound business practices to potential clients, would you do it? The CompTIA IT Business Trustmark is designed to do just that. Multiple organisations have taken advantage of the opportunity to differentiate their businesses with this exclusive credential. Organisations best suited for the IT Business Trustmark can be engaged in any type of value-add IT service, as long as they’re based in ...
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  • Tout Your Business Skills! Earn an Executive Certificate at ChannelCon

    May 15, 2013, 19:33 PM by Emily Matzelle
    Since CompTIA introduced its executive certificate program at last year’s annual meeting, nearly 150 executive certificates have been earned. You can join this exclusive club by registering to earn an executive certificate on-site at ChannelCon – July 29 to 31 in Orlando, FL. ChannelCon attendees will be able to participate in executive certificate courses in cloud (both foundations and intermediate), mobility, data recovery and business continuity, and optimizing vendor relationship ...
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  • Six Reasons to Book your ChannelCon Trip Today – Including Ducks!

    Apr 25, 2013, 14:09 PM by Emily Matzelle
    It’s late April, and if you reside anywhere in the country where spring hasn’t fully sprung, we probably don’t have to twist your arm to book a trip to sunny Orlando, FL, to attend ChannelCon – the premier training and partnering event for the IT channel – July 29 to 31. And even if you’re lucky enough to live in one of those states where sunshine and warmth is plentiful year-round, keep reading to learn about some of the discounts and freebies CompTIA is offe ...
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  • Get $100 off a CompTIA Trustmark at ChannelCon

    Apr 24, 2013, 19:00 PM by Emily Matzelle
    How can you differentiate your business from your competitors? The suite of CompTIA Trustmarks answers that age-old question. Whether your business follows a managed services model or a managed print model, CompTIA’s MSP Partners Trustmark and Managed Print Trustmark, respectively, illustrate a commitment to quality service. Holding these credentials shows potential customers that your business follows a code of conduct, provides customer references and meets criteria identified in the cre ...
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  • Accredit UK Trustmark+ Generates Internal and External Confidence

    Apr 3, 2013, 21:28 PM by Emily Matzelle
    It’s been a few weeks now and that check engine light is still illuminated on your dashboard. Your car seems to be working just fine, but that little orange reminder is nagging at you to get your car checked out. Who do you take your car to? Mechanic A looks good enough, but can you really trust him? Mechanic B looks just as good as the first, but he has an official designation of quality – something you know means his business will be efficient and honest. It’s no brainer &nda ...
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