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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.

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January 10th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Join me live at SMB Techfest in Anaheim!Get in free - visit my VIP guest and see me live at SMB TechFest.  SMB TechFest Q1 is coming up on Jan 18th.  See me present along with other industry experts in sessions to grow your business.  Also - Read More
January 3rd, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Managed Services in a Month - Applying the Book - Newly Revised for 2017Instructor: Karl W. Palachuk- Five Tuesdays - January 9 - February 6, 2018 - Register Now- All classes start a 9:00 AM Pacific AND repeated live at 4:00 PM PacificGREAT for people in Sydney or those who want an - Read More
December 22nd, 2017 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I can't count how many conversations I've had over the years about how to "get started" with network documentation. The truth is, everyone in this business has already started. That's not the challenge.The challenge is to create a system that's scalable!If you think you're at the stage where you - Read More
December 18th, 2017 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Karl's 9th Annual Annual "State of the Nation" Address Thursday, January 11th9:00 AM Pacific / 12 Noon EasternRegister Here: your calendar now and don't miss this once-a-year podcast. This will be my 9th Annual "State of the Nation - Read More
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