TIER 3 I.T. Solutions - Edmonton IT Company



Tier III (or Level 3)

the highest level of support in a three-tiered technical support model responsible for handling the most difficult or advanced problems.

Tier 3 I.T. Solutions (formerly Cottage Computers) has been supporting businesses throughout Edmonton and Central Alberta with top notch I.T. services since 1990 and that means that our team has grown and evolved with the ever changing technology landscape. Our clients benefit from this ongoing training and development program by getting access to skilled technicians with extensive knowledge and a breadth of experience that helps them solve the highest level I.T. issues.

But it’s not just about fixing computer problems, our aim is to partner with our client businesses to educate and empower their employees to make the most of their workdays. No two businesses are the same and that’s why we’ll work with you to build a service plan that meets your needs to be sure that you’re making the most of your investment. You’ll have access to a full suite of services, experienced technicians, minimized downtime, and maximized productivity all for a flat, predictable monthly cost.

Business Services

Off-Site Backup Services

Our Story

Your Edmonton IT Services Company

Keri Buttar

Hardware and Software Procurement

Jeff Colpits

Backup and Disaster Recovery

Roland Dyck

I.T. Project Management

Shane Halfyard

Computer and Network Support

Jesse Hill

Business Technology Strategy

Ann Le

Endpoint Security

JP McEachern

Technology Process

Camron Matthews

Technology Implementation

Matt Nickel

In Depth Network Assessment

Ian Thomson

I.T. Security Training

Reece Werenka

I.T. Helpdesk Services

Shawn Ayotte

Technology for Non-Profits

Rob Gallant

Proactive I.T. Maintenance

Jae Steen

I.T. Solutions Design and Implementation

John White

I.T. Advisory Services

Organic Content vs. Advertising in Social Media

February 10, 2019

One of the main pieces of the social media puzzle that seems to confuse and overwhelm businesses the most is whether social media ads are more efficient than straightforward organic content. Many feel that if they throw money on an advertisement it will automatically bring up the number of followers and in turn translate into business conversions. However, if it were that easy social media would be flooded with ads and businesses would be booming. The fact of the matter is that if a consumer sees one of your social media ads and it is weak it will devalue your brand and hurt potential conversions. So, let’s dive into the world of organic content and paid advertising on social media. Organic content is just about anything you post on social media. This includes status updates, photos, videos, and even blog reposts. Gaining followers through organic content can be a time-consuming process. It is very unlikely that you will increase your fan base by the hundreds overnight by only posting content consistently. However, that is part of the social media game. Some people think you have to have a clear understanding of the algorithms each social media platform uses in order to post productive media. That’s not necessarily the case. Don’t get me wrong, knowing some algorithm strategy is helpful when making social media plans. But…

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