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Friday, February 18, 2011, 05:00 am PT (08:00 am ET)

MacTech Boot Camp 2011 coming to Dallas, Boston, L.A., Chicago

After a successful MacTech Boot Camp conference in San Francisco last month, four more seminars for consultants and techs supporting the home and small business markets will be held this year in Dallas, Boston, Los Angeles and Chicago.

MacTech Magazine on Friday announced the four new MacTech Boot Camp 2011 seminars, following on the heels of what it called an "incredible success" at the first-ever MacTech Conference in November, and a sold out MacTech Boot Camp in San Francisco in January.

The one-day Boot Camp seminars cater to professionals who support the home user and small business market. It is a single-track, hotel-based seminar that is specifically geared to serve the needs of consultants and techs wanting to better serve their clients.

As with MacTech Conference 2010 and the first MacTech Boot Camp 2011, AppleInsider is proud to sponsor the upcoming events. Dates and details of the upcoming events are as follows
  • MacTech Boot Camp Dallas
      Dallas, Texas
      April 27, 2011
      Sessions Chair: CV Rao, and Nathan Toups

  • MacTech Boot Camp Boston
      Boston, Massachusetts
      May 18, 2011
      Sessions Chair: Andy Espo, and Lincoln Leon

  • MacTech Boot Camp Los Angeles
      Los Angeles, California
      July 27, 2011
      Sessions Chair: Sean Colins

  • MacTech Boot Camp Chicago
      Chicago, Illinois
      August 31, 2011
      Sessions Chair: Douglas Ward, and Ben Greiner

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"Last month, MacTech Boot Camp San Francisco 2011 sold out. We know that many consultants and techs in the market focus on serving the home and small business communities. We've designed the MacTech Boot Camp curriculum just for them," said Neil Ticktin, editor-in-chief and publisher, MacTech Magazine.

"If you're already serving the home and small business Mac users, or want to be, MacTech Boot Camp expert-taught sessions will help you to learn best practices that will not only make you more productive, but also more successful. And, for those Windows consultants that want to know more about the Mac, this is a great way to get exposed to a completely different type of market."

Using MacTech's proven "running order" approach, the seminars pack in the maximum amount of sessions possible into the time available. Sessions include topics such as:
  • Marketing Oneself in a Community
  • Client Handling
  • Client Documentation, Passwords and Records
  • Resources for Finding Answers
  • Basic Command Line
  • Troubleshooting Hardware
  • Networking Basics and Troubleshooting
  • Printing Setup and Troubleshooting (Wi-Fi, USB, Bluetooth, and Wired)
  • iOS Support
  • Windows on the Mac Options
  • Software Updates
  • Backup Systems and Options
  • Viruses and Security
  • Basic Scripting
  • Support Call Techniques
  • Remote Support and Access
  • and more...

MacTech Boot Camp is priced at $495, but attendees who act by the early bird deadlines can take advantage of Early Registration and save $200 on MacTech Boot Camp, making the registration just $295. There are a limited number of attendee registrations for each event slotted for Early Bird pricing, so attendees are advised to not wait to register.

More information on MacTech Boot Camp at mactech.com/bootcamp. Registration is open now at mactech.com/bootcamp/register.

While many speakers have already been selected, those interested in speaking should use the speaker application form at: mactech.com/bootcamp/callforspeakers no later than March 1, 2011.