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Why You Need a Service Contract

When you invest in new technology, a little coverage can go a long way.

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Don't neglect service contracts if you are buying a computernetwork, feature-laden phone system or high-end copier. Thesecomplex systems can cost you $100 an hour or more to repair whenthey break. Investigate terms of service contracts you are offeredand don't be afraid to negotiate--but don't reject them outof hand either. You can grow with confidence if you know you'recovered if your equipment breaks.

Excerpted from Grow Your Business

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