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
January 16th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
At last! Amazon has found the newest version of Managed Services in a Month!They haven't put a graphic to it yet. But they will. We have no control over how they list or price our books.And the saddest part is . . .Book reviews do not carry forward from previous non-fiction editions!That means I - Read More
 
January 13th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I just posted the recording of my webinar from a few days ago -The 9th Annual State of the Nation Address for SMB ITIn addition to discussing a bit about where our industry went in 2017 and where I think it's going in 2018, I spend over half of this webinar talking about right-sizing your company - Read More
 
January 11th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
This morning, on my 9th Annual State of the Nation address for small business IT, we announced the formation of Managed Services in a Month Peer Teams - in association with Bering McKinley.What are "Managed Services in a Month" Branded Peer Teams? Basically, these are peer groups focused around the - Read More
 
January 10th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
A while back I blogged about Bering McKinley's big Sales and Service retreat.Well, they've set up a discount just for folks who read this blog.Enter the code Karl777 at registration and receive $100 discount off the already great price for this seminar. FREE - Read More
 
January 10th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Join me live at SMB Techfest in Anaheim!Get in free - visit www.SMBTechfest.com/karlBe 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: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sjmNKczNSRGKjJgLFaJjJwMark 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 www.GreatLittleSeminar.com.)Big 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
 

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