IT and Business Insights for SMB Solution Providers

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
August 13th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I posted a "News" update today on my YouTube Channel. Here's the big news:First Free ClassMy very popular 5-week course on the Core SOPs for Small IT Providers start September 11th. This live course includes lots of handouts and supplemental materials, time for Q&A, and office hours if you need - Read More
August 10th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I stumbled onto an interesting site the other day called Photo Feeler at basic idea is pretty straight forward: You upload a photo and other people rate it on a few criteria. There are three categories: Dating, Social, Business. If you're patient, you can just - Read More
August 9th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
In case you haven't checked it out, hop over to and look around.I belong to several Meetup groups. In fact, it's my favorite "local" networking group. I am also the organizer for several Meetups. And, most recently, I created one for local Sacramento SMB IT Professionals.Our local group - Read More
August 7th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I had a great time at ChannelCon. And please note for the record that IoT is now clearly a technology you should be paying attention to in our space. How do I know? Because IoTSSA was awarded the Best Start Up at the show.Press Release:- - - - -IoTSSA Named Best Start-Up at ChannelConWashington, D. - Read More
August 6th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I'm a little embarrassed to say that I subscribed to a new tool around the first of the year . . . and completely ignored it until last week. I knew it was super cool, and I knew I wanted to use it, but I was just too busy to dig into it.Luckily, I dropped a shortcut on my desktop. I literally have - Read More
July 31st, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Getting to the Next Level - Business Strategy KickstartInstructor: Manuel Palachuk- Five Tuesdays - August 7 - September 4, 2018 - Register Now- All classes start a 9:00 AM PacificYou're guaranteed to learn something that will make or save you the price of admission!This course intends to step the - Read More
July 25th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I love the content of this year's SMB Roadshow.We've only got THREE shows left this year. So if you haven't signed up yet, now is a great time. Here's what we're up to:First, I cover a massive - but extremely important - topic: The 25 Absolutely Unbreakable Rules of Running a Service - Read More
July 24th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I just added the first mini-class inside the Small Biz Thoughts Community over at course will be free to all Community Members. If you sign up for the early-bird annual membership, we'll give you access within 24 hours. If you want to sign up for the $99/month option, - Read More
July 22nd, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
It's Almost Live!The Small Biz Thoughts Community will go live on August 1st - But you can Save Now on your annual membership.Join me Thursday, July 19th for a look inside - and a chance to answer all your questions.Replay of Webinar Here.We have a few dozen people signed up already, and some of - Read More
July 16th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Happily . . . We are making great progress over at the Small Biz Thoughts Community -'ve added a super-quick video update here:As of today, we're making great progress filling out the content, adding users who have signed up, and testing everything. We have almost 50 - Read More