Paul Zanardo, Zanardo Dezignz, LLC, and Sheldon Guan, Pro Computer (Family Business Radio, Episode 49)
On this edition of Family Business Radio, host Anthony Chen was joined by two superb business owners, Paul Zanardo, Zanardo Dezignz, LLC, and Sheldon Guan, Pro Computer.
Paul talked with host Anthony Chen about how he got into the web design business, the services they offer, and mistakes business owners often make when trying to create their own websites. He also discussed recent changes in SEO, the need for alternative text, mobile design, recent features added to Wix, and much more.
Sheldon Guan, owner of Pro Computer, shared with Anthony about his experience in IT and moving from Canada in retail computer sales to an opportunity in Georgia. He discussed what kinds of repairs he can do to save a computer from the landfill, refurbishing machines, the resale machines he has available, other services he provides, and more.
Anthony posed a final question for Paul and Sheldon about the advice they would give their younger selves just starting out.
Anthony concluded the show with comments about finding the right professionals to assist with planning and needs beyond the business owner’s skillset.
Zanardo Dezignz, LLC
Zanardo Dezignz LLC is the Lawrenceville-based professional service provider offering fully integrated digital branding solutions through website development, SEO, graphic design, printing, and digital marketing. Some of their clients include Above & Beyond Cabinetry LLC, K&J Mechanical, Joe Sells GA with Keller Williams, and Hickory’s Trail.
Paul Zanardo, CEO / Founder, Zanardo Dezignz, LLC
Paul Zanardo is the CEO and founder of Zanardo Dezignz LLC. He has over 20 years of sales management and marketing experience at companies such as TruGreen and Luxottica with a proven track record of growth in the areas of marketing and new client revenue.
He excelled in these fields but often thought about how he could improve the overall customer experience and desired to spend more time with his family. After lots of prayer and soul searching, he decided to go back to school and get his degree in graphic design with a study in website development.
His company is now quickly approaching 8 years of serving his community as a professional service provider. His wife, Amy, is their lead graphic designer and content editor. She earned this position by helping him study for his degree and collaborating with him through the entire process. Their son Anthony is a sweet, creative 7-year-old that also aspires to own a creative business as well.
Pro Computer was established in 2008, at Mall of Georgia, in Buford. Once expanded with a 2nd store in Cumming for 3 years. As the fast pace and continuous changes of computer industry, Pro Computer business scope keeps updating to adapt the market. What never changes is custom satisfaction focus by deliver value products and quality services.
Since 2023, Pro Computer renovated itself again, and relocated to Alpharetta, the center of IT, to be closer to the mass computer users. With 24×7 text service through business number 770-932-3020, quote request submission on website procmog.com, clients can save a trip to know how much it cost to repair the computers, and get quick help on urgent situation like liquid spill, suspicious onscreen browser webpage, computer error messages.
Sheldon Guan, PMP, Owner, Pro Computer
Sheldon has been owner of Pro Computer since 2008. After 15 years at Mall of Georgia in Buford, they moved to Alpharetta.
Sheldon has more than 29 years in the IT industry. When he emigrated to Canada, he began working in computer retail until he had the opportunity to start his own store in Georgia.
Sheldon is a certified PMP.
Anthony Chen, Host of Family Business Radio
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Anthony Chen started his career in financial services with MetLife in Buffalo, NY in 2008. Born and raised in Elmhurst, Queens, he considers himself a full-blooded New Yorker while now enjoying his Atlanta, GA home. Specializing in family businesses and their owners, Anthony works to protect what is most important to them. From preserving to creating wealth, Anthony partners with CPAs and attorneys to help address all the concerns and help clients achieve their goals. By using a combination of financial products ranging from life, disability, and long-term care insurance to many investment options through Royal Alliance. Anthony looks to be the eyes and ears for his client’s financial foundation. In his spare time, Anthony is an avid long-distance runner.