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September 15th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Announcing PowerShell Core 6.1We’re proud to announce that the latest version of PowerShell has been released! This marks our second supported release of PowerShell Core, the open-source edition of PowerShell that works on Linux, macOS, and Windows!By far, the biggest feature of this - Read More
September 11th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I received this press release from my friends over at The ASCII Group. Congratulations to all members of the Executive Strategic Committee - several of whom are good friends of mine.(My apologies. I received this last week while traveling and mostly ignoring email.)- - - - -The ASCII Group Appoints - Read More
September 10th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I am honored to be a guest on Stephanie Chandler's Nonfiction Authors Association teleseminar to discuss the topic:How to Build a Profitable Online StoreStephanie is the founder of both the Nonfiction Authors Association and the Nonfiction Writers Conference.She and I also just co-authored a new - Read More
September 9th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
The 4-volume set Managed Services Operations Manual has a new low price point!This is basically the closest you're going to get to a business-in-a-box when it comes to managed services!It really is the Operations Manual for running a modern, successful technology consulting business. Now only $199. - Read More
September 8th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Pre-sale Now Available!Official Launch Date: September 26, 2018Are you ready to turn your passion into a profitable business?The Nonfiction Book Publishing Plan is my latest book - and my first project with my long-time friend and mastermind partner Stephanie Chandler.The dedicated book page is - Read More
September 6th, 2018 | IOTSSA | IOTSSA Security Blog
Over the last year, the IoTSSA team invested a lot of time and energy engaging a variety of channel professionals. We sought feedback on the challenges and opportunities in cybersecurity from the provider, vendor, distribution, and other industry professionals’ perspectives. Those have been - Read More
August 30th, 2018 | VAR Staffing | IT Staffing Insights
If you happen to be a Beatles fan, perhaps you recognize the song title “It Don’t Come Easy”, originally sung by Ringo Starr way back in 1971.  For many MSPs and VARs we suspect the title will resonate as it seems to apply equally to hiring technical staff members. And while - Read More
August 28th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Somebody asked me about the difference between the Small Biz Thoughts Community and the ASCII Group. I had to smile.I've been an ASCII member and advocate for a LOOOONG time. I joined ASCII originally for one of their primary benefits: A massive vendor discount. I was looking to buy some RMM - Read More
August 28th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
So I go together with some of my fellow coaches . . . and we decided to put on an amazing event that only we can do. Yes, we all put on our own events. And we all speak at conferences. But this is an event that could only be produced by the five of us each giving  our best information.It's - Read More
August 27th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
People ask me:Exactly what will I get if I join the Small Biz Thoughts Community today?Note: Community is at - Join today!Well, today, a lot!And we're adding more stuff all the time.Here's a 62 second video that answers the question: And here's a copy of the text - Read More