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High tech workers can be hard to find, according to recent report

by Jay Snider

According to a recent article in Oregon’s Register-Guard newspaper, despite an economy predicted to be flat, or only slightly up, in 2012, Lane County tech firm executives are optimistic about their companies’ prospects. Palo Alto Software CEO Sabrina Parsons forecasts sales growth of 20 percent to 30 percent in the fiscal year that will end Sept. 30, largely because of a new online service the Eugene firm launched last April.“This year we have something to sell that I think is the best product we’ve ever had,”

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Palo Alto Software wins online testing award

by Jay Snider

Here at Palo Alto Software, we’re always testing our websites, making sure they provide the best and most useful content and information for our customers. That’s why we’re proud to announce we’ve won a gold ribbon in the Header Banner/Icon Category from WhichTestWon.

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Small Business Story – Granola Snacks

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“Tell your tech department they are awesome!”

There’s a certain element of sunshine and laughter in the way Sue Van Fossen speaks. It comes through on the phone and you find yourself smiling almost immediately. And to be honest, it’s the exact feeling you get when you taste her Granola Snacks.

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Palo Alto Software Reviews You! – Granola Snacks

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As the song goes, it’s not easy being green. Well, it’s not easy being the Technical Support guy either. While the rest of us in the Marketing and Customer Service departments tend to get a lot of the fun sides of talking to our customers, that isn’t always the case with Tech Support.

So imagine our glee when Josh, our main Techie guy, got a present in the mail!

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Palo Alto Software Reviews You! – Gooden Sweet

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Gooden Sweet Gourmet Treats opened its virtual doors in April of 2010. While only a year old, the company has made huge strides from where they began. Starting this month, Gooden Sweet will have their tasty treats in the local Austin Texas Whole Foods and Sean is looking to expand into his own retail storefront soon.

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Customer Story – MJ Everson Financial

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Matthew J. Everson did not like his job. He felt the company he was working for was making some less-than-ethical decisions. After a lot of thought he finally realized, “there must be a better way to serve people than ripping them off!”

So he quit his job and started putting together that something better.

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