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IDP Acquires KC Web Design Firm SmartGuys Design

Effective April 6th, 2015 IDP (Internet Design & Publishing, Inc.) is acquiring SmartGuys Design. SmartGuys Design is a Kansas City web design and web hosting company. IDP is taking over the web hosting, web site maintenance, web design & development and support of the SmartGuys Design web sites. For any support issues please email or call Monte Persinger at 816-808-6846. SmartGuys Design will cease to do business and all web site requests and hosting will be handled by IDP. We are very excited to announce this acquisition and to meet our new clients!

Internet Design & Publishing, Inc ( is located in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. IDP has 6 full time employees ready to assist you with your web hosting and web design needs. We have been in business building, hosting and maintaining web sites since 2003. IDP specializes in WordPress web hosting and development as well as custom web […]

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    Backups – What Smart companies are doing Backups – What Smart companies are doing

    Backups – What Smart companies are doing

Backups – What Smart companies are doing

This post is the first of a new series entitled “What Smart companies are doing”.

I recently worked with a client who is the regional manager for a national staffing service. They were using a single consumer-grade PC to send and receive email and store all of their important documents. The problem started with the computer acting strange and running slow. By the time I got involved, it had reached the point of no return. The hard drive failed, and all of their data was lost. I advised them of their options, which, at this point, there was only one — send the drive to a data recovery specialist at a cost of anywhere from $500 to $2000. Needless to say, the client wasn’t happy.

Which brings me to the point of this article — does your business have a backup system in place to safeguard your important data? If not, you need one! If you already have a backups, have […]