Blog Entries

August 29th, 2016 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I'm in the process of building a new HP MicroServer for a client. This is absolutely my favorite server for use in our "Cloud Five Pack" offering. That's a combination of the following for use by five users:- 250 GB Storage- Hosted Exchange mailboxes- Hosted basic web site- PC remote monitoring- PC - Read More
August 28th, 2016 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
New York Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference (NYMJCSC) on October 5th 2016 in New York City, and is welcoming security professionals, managers and students to attend! The NYMJCSC 2016's program aims to provide Insights into Cyber Security News/Trends, along with sharing practical - Read More
August 26th, 2016 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Round about 2008 my company put together a package we call the Cloud Five Pack. Basically, it's a bundle of up to five licenses for a series services that we believe provide "All the technology you need in a small business."We sell the bundle along with managed services. It goes over VERY well with - Read More
August 25th, 2016 | Ken Thoreson | Sales Management Guru
How successful can I really be? People ask me that all the time, my normal response is: Do you know what it takes? I have worked with thousands of individuals over the many years at Acumen Management Group; a wide variety of salespeople, managers, entrepreneurs, and corporate teams.  With - Read More
August 25th, 2016 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
The post Complete our Survey to Enter a Drawing for a Lenovo Thinkpad 11E Notebook! appeared first on SPC Managed Services Blog for MSPs. Related posts:Complete our newest Survey to Enter Our Prize Drawing for an Amazon Echo! Holiday Sale Ends Soon – Complete WordPress SEO Optimized - Read More
August 25th, 2016 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
Dear Coach: I know of some MSP competitors that use incentive systems to encourage techs to help find new work at existing clients. I think it’s crazy and downright wrong to encourage people to push stuff that clients don’t need. Am I being short sighted? Answer: Don’t confuse the - Read More
August 24th, 2016 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
We are all hoping for a stroke of genius.  That next great idea.  Insight into what to change to improve our current offerings. When I lived in Asia think time was built in because I walked everywhere.  I spent hours a day walking from one place to another, just reflecting. In the US - Read More
August 24th, 2016 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Not too long ago, I signed up for the Microsoft curriculum on big data and analytics. The first course in the series is Data Science Essentials. See the original blog post here.The course has six modules plus a final exam. There are mini-exams at the end of each module that, together, account for - Read More
August 23rd, 2016 | Ken Thoreson | Sales Management Guru
One of the main roles of a sales manager is to help train your salespeople on how to stay on track during a sales cycle. During any sales opportunity coaching sessions, consider asking these three questions with any sales opportunity: Why do anything? Why now? Why with us? Let’s explore - Read More
August 23rd, 2016 | Arlin Sorensen | Peer Power Blog
The past five weeks have been a whirlwind of travel across continents and our own country. As I travel to all of these places I have the privilege of seeing people in the places where they live. Living in Iowa we see many houses made of wood. There are homes made of bricks or stucco or other - Read More