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
February 17th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
As long as I'm in town for the SMB Roadshow in Phoenix . . . I'm speaking to the AZ SMB User Group.Topic: Checklists Will Save Your BusinessYou can find out more on the group's Meetup site:, March 8, 20186:00 PM to 9:00 PMOriginal Garcia's Las - Read More
February 16th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
PLEASE mark your calendar for a very different kind of public meeting for MSPs, CSPs, VARs, resellers, computer consultants, and everyone else in the SMB/IT and managed services communities:Hear Ye, Hear Ye!Live Community Meeting (online)February 26th1 PM Pacific4 PM Eastern9 PM GMT8 AM the next - Read More
February 14th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
So . . . I created some confusion. Let me clarify . . .Right now I'm promoting two very different things. But both include the word cloud, so there's some confusion.Thing One: 2018 SMB RoadshowThe 2018 SMB Roadshow is a 3-hour intensive workshop on the most important things you need to know today - Read More
February 12th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Free Webinar - Learn the Cloud 5 Pack Offering - ThursdaySubject: How I Sold Millions of Dollars Worth of Cloud Services(How I Built a 7-Figure MSP Using the Cloud 5 Pack Formula)ThursdayFebruary 15th11 AM PST / 2 PM ESTSign Up NowI am very proud to be working with ChannelPro Network to offer a - Read More
February 10th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
In the last two weeks I've posted two videos highlighting the tools I use to "broadcast" to social media. I thought I'd highlight them here for those of you who have not yet subscribed to my YouTube Channel.These tools address the great challenge with social media:Most of the time, most of the - Read More
February 9th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
We are proud to announce that we will be holding some SMB Roadshow events in conjunction with the ChannelPro SMB Forums this Spring. More information at or did a quick interview with Michael Siggins, Founder and Publisher of ChannelPro Magazine. Please - Read More
February 6th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Next Big 5-week course features the always-popular Rayanne Buchianico:Financial Processes for the I.T. Services FirmTaught by Rayanne Buchianico, Author and Coach- Five Tuesdays - February 13 - March 13, 2018 - Register Now- All classes start a 9:00 AM Pacific- All Classes - Read More
January 30th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Woot!Thank You to the folks who already signed up for the big SMB Roadshow 2018.As I work through developing all new material for this roadshow, I am getting very excited. I just finished updating the Agenda and Details page over at let me know if you have any questions. - Read More
January 25th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Tickets Now On Sale- Buy now and save!I'm still working on the web site, but tickets are now available for the 2018 SMB Roadshow. Our theme this year is The Killer Combo: Managed Services Plus Cloud Services.We start with a discussion of the 25 absolutely unbreakable rules of delivering perfect - Read More
January 24th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
All About Service Agreements for I.T. Consultants(Service Agreements for SMB Consultants: Applying the Book!)- Five Wednesdays - January 31 - February 28, 2018 -- Register Now- All classes start a 9:00 AM Pacific AND 4:00 PM PacificGREAT afternoon time slot added. It's morning in Australia and - Read More