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Karl Palachuk

A blog for Small Business Consultants and the vendors who serve them. It contains Opinions on business success, News in the SMB consulting space, and Information on what I'm up to.

Small Biz Thoughts
November 28th, 2017 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
One of my other blogs - Consultant or Amateur - is designed to be a place you can point your clients and say, "See. This guy's telling you the same thing I am." It's basically technical advice your client will understand. And it can help you convince them to make the right decisions about - Read More
November 27th, 2017 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Small Biz ThoughtsCourses Offered 2018Registration Information(More info at Changes for 2018:Classes repeated at 4 PM. Certain classes will be offered at both 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM Pacific time. We are trying this with some classes in order to see if there's a market - Read More
November 26th, 2017 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Super Good Black Friday/Cyber Monday SaleHello, everyone.I am pleased to announce that I've teamed up with a number of great folks to bring you some amazing opportunities on "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday" (didn't put that in the subject line because it's guaranteed to get filtered). These - Read More
November 22nd, 2017 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
B1G1: Buy One Give OneFor every sale we make at SMB Books, we will donate seven days worth of clean drinking water to families in Cambodia.November 2017Effective immediately, Small Biz Thoughts is proud to announce that we have partnered with B1G1 (Buy One Give One) to provide ongoing support to a - Read More
November 21st, 2017 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Ta-DAAAA!I am happy to announce that Mr. Richard Tubb and I have teamed up to provide a "What's Going On?" segment on Auvik's new podcast. The new podcast is called Frankly MSP.You can get instant access to the podcast (Episode One) on YouTube here:Auvik announced the podcast Tuesday on their blog - Read More
November 21st, 2017 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I got a note from my friend Josh Peterson over at Bering McKinley. Here's the announcement of their 3rd Annual Big Game Sales & Service Retreat in Las Vegas. Las VegasFebruary 5-6, 2018Early Bird pricing ends December 15th Join us at the 3rd AnnualBering McKinley Las Vegas - Read More
November 19th, 2017 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
John over at Synnex sent me an email so amazing I had to ask him before I shared it.He said yes. Here's a list of goodies that should keep you busy through Christmas.More info at check this out:- - - - -Karl,I first sent out this list last August. - Read More
November 18th, 2017 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
The Double Book Launch is LIVE!Thank you for your patience.The launch site is live at I'm holding a live webinar at Noon Pacific (3 PM Eastern) today to answer any questions you have.Register at 1,000 - Read More
November 18th, 2017 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
. . . and then there was one.Last City: Las Vegas - December 8th(Hey, everyone can get a cheap flight to Vegas, right?)This show is 100% education. No vendors. No sponsors. No promotions. Just education focused 100% on helping you make money with cloud services.This training will NOT be available - Read More
November 17th, 2017 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Big Launch Sale Ends at Midnight(Pacific)www.msiam3.comWell, it's almost gone. Huge thank you to everyone who participated in the big double book launch this week.If you haven't checked it out yet, I highly encourage you to get in on the sale. It really will end at midnight tonight and you won't - Read More