Trapp Silver Sponsor of 6th Annual Marketing Technology Summit presented by AZTC and BMAPHX

Marketing Tech Summit 2014

Trapp is proud to be a Silver Sponsor for the 6th Annual Marketing Technology Summit, presented by the Arizona Technology Council (AZTC) and the Phoenix Chapter of the Business Marketing Association (BMAPHX). Over 300 business-to-business (B2B) marketing, sales, and technology professionals will gather to educate, network, and gain key industry insights at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas. The half-day program will feature top-tier education from exceptional panelists and exhibitors, including Keynote Speakers Laura Ramos (@lauraramos), VP of CMO Professionals, and Rowan Trollope (@rowantrollope), SVP & GM of Cisco’s Collaboration Technology Group. The focus of the Marketing Technology Summit 2014 will be leveraging tools and tactics of Big Data to create a leading marketing and sales content and strategies! Continue reading “Trapp Silver Sponsor of 6th Annual Marketing Technology Summit presented by AZTC and BMAPHX” »

Using Cloud-Based Software to Deliver Reliable Branding Services on a Global Scale

By Danna Simons


Picture this: You’re a corporate event coordinator, and you just arrived onsite at your annual company-wide event in the Bahamas, only to realize that you forgot to order the 500 T-shirts your CEO requested for the event’s giveaway item. Your event starts in three days, and you need this order—now. Is it possible? Can you find a vendor that can order the right shirts in this quantity with an imprint of your event logo and ship them internationally to your hotel before the event starts? It is! Continue reading “Using Cloud-Based Software to Deliver Reliable Branding Services on a Global Scale” »

Trapp Online Heads to TOPS CAMfire Conference 2014!

TOPS CAMfire Conference

Trapp Online is a proud partner of TOPS Software, the developer of the industry-leading TOPS Professional Software suite for Condominium and Homeowner’s Association Management. As a longtime provider of Cloud Hosting solutions for TOPS Professional and TOPS IQ software, Trapp Online will be front and center at this year’s CAMfire Confrence by TOPS.

The CAMfire Conference kicks off tomorrow August 7, 2014, gathering Community Association Management (CAM) professionals, industry thought leaders, and TOPS Software users in St. Petersburg, FL. This 2 day event aims to educate, network, and build relationships between TOPS users, accounting professionals, property managers, and management company executives alike! Continue reading “Trapp Online Heads to TOPS CAMfire Conference 2014!” »

Benefits of Cloud Computing in Education System

The impacts of Cloud Computing for businesses, by now, are well-known. Security, increased efficiency, and a better use of IT budget, is Cloud 101. But just as important to note are the additional benefits of the Cloud on the Education sector.

The way educators are teaching and students are learning is evolving alongside modern technology. It should come as no surprise that The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, more commonly known as the E-Rate Program, is revamping policies to focus on supporting 21st Century Technologies, such as smart devices, Wi-Fi, and the Cloud.

cloud computing in classroomAccording the latest report from Project Tomorrow’s Speak Up online survey of over 400,000 teachers, administrators, students and community members, Technology helps students:

-apply academic concepts in real world problems (58%)
-take ownership of their learning (57%)
-develop problem solving and critical thinking skills (57%)

Educators utilize digital content, such as virtual labs, videos, real-time data, and online textbooks to increase engagement (79%) and to address evolving learning styles (72%). Continue reading “Benefits of Cloud Computing in Education System” »

Find Accounting Software: How to Tame the Construction Billing Cycle with Software

Adam Bluemers of recently published an article with insights, statistics, and trends of the Construction Industry spending on IT. This article offers helpful recommendations on bettering the construction billing cycle, a common and overall shared issue in the industry, through software. See how the right accounting software can benefit your efficiency and bottom line in “How to Tame the Construction Billing Cycle Software” guest post below. Continue reading “Find Accounting Software: How to Tame the Construction Billing Cycle with Software” »

Ledgerwood Associates and Trapp Online (Video)

Trapp OnlineSince 2011, Trapp Online and Ledgerwood Associates, Inc. have had a strategic partnership to support more than 25 Ledgerwood Associates customers to host Sage 300 CRE (formerly Sage Timberline Office), Sage 100 Contractor (formerly Sage Master Builder) and related third-party applications with Trapp Online Since then, our partnership has helped their construction and real estate industry customers with a comprehensive suite of software solutions.

In our latest video, Tony Merry of  Ledgerwood Associates, Inc. discusses the advantages of our partnership, and the benefits they’ve experienced. From the onset estimating of a project to the year-end tax closing, Trapp Online is able to bring data from the construction site to their office at the highest speed, virtually bringing the construction site to their offices! Continue reading “Ledgerwood Associates and Trapp Online (Video)” »

The Internet Is Magic (Video)

We use it every day, if not every hour. But only a rare few can breakdown the mechanics of it. We’re talking about the magic of Internet, of course.

internet magic

Trapp Online went out to quiz random bypassers basic terms and concepts about the Internet.

Based on the answers we got, turns out that there’s a whole lot more to the Internet than just finding the closest Wi-Fi signal!

Scroll down to see the list of questions along with the correct answers.

But watch the video first! Can you answer without peeking? Or is the Internet, in fact, Magic? Continue reading “The Internet Is Magic (Video)” »

The Art of the Sell: 5 Tips to Make Your Clients Love You

Trapp Corp.’s Sales Manager, Brian Swartz, offers his industry knowledge on the art of the sell, to help others navigate through the changing landscape of technology sales.

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It’s a problem facing many industries today, most especially prevalent in industries such as Technology, where hot buzzwords, products, and services are just as quickly in fashion as they are out. With so many industries relying on leveraging technology to be more efficient and increase productivity, the modern sales force has to be more versatile than ever before. From my experience, full product and service offering knowledge is now just the beginning. In order to succeed and thrive, I’ve found that these 5 skills are essential to help navigate through the changing landscape of technology sales. Continue reading “The Art of the Sell: 5 Tips to Make Your Clients Love You” »

Trapp Online Employee Spotlight: Barry Fivelson

Welcome Barry Fivelson, our Senior Manager of Professional Services. Get to know more about “B5″ and his role at Trapp Online in this issue of Employee Spotlight!

Barry Fivelson

Describe your job at Trapp Online.
I design, manage, and monitor Trapp Online customer networks. I have a strong background in voice over IP (VoIP), which can help in development of future ventures in communications and collaboration.

How do you describe what you do for a living to your friends?
I fix the computers.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
I didn’t! But when I grow up, I want to be in Technology. I can’t remember how old I was; when did DOS 6.0 come out? (1993) It was a constant problem that needed to be solved, always something new to do. I never got bored, so I knew then the Tech industry was something I wanted to be part of. Continue reading “Trapp Online Employee Spotlight: Barry Fivelson” »

5 Things to Watch for on This July 4th Holiday 2014

Trapp Support is available 24×5, including National Holidays, so you can have the freedom to celebrate July 4th wherever and whichever way you like!

On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by delegates to the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia. Today, it has become one of America’s most favorite holidays to celebrate Freedom, Liberty, and Independence! And with so many events happening locally and statewide, it’s literally impossible to be part of all the action. But with the help of the internet you, you can be at more than one place at the same time!

Here are 5 things  you can watch for on this July 4th Holiday. Continue reading “5 Things to Watch for on This July 4th Holiday 2014” »