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July 10th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Managed Services in a Month - Applying the Book - Newly RevisedInstructor: Karl W. Palachuk- Five Wednesdays - July 18 - August 15, 2018 - Register Now- All classes start a 9:00 AM Pacific AND 4:00 PM PacificYou're guaranteed to learn something that will make or save you the price of - Read More
July 9th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Join me live at CompTIA's ChannelCon - Booth #408.You can register for free at this URL: just use the code CC18SmallBiz at's July 31 - August 2in Washington, DCPlease drop by my booth. I'll - Read More
July 2nd, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
My friend Dave Seibert is hosting SMB TechFest July 19th.  You can attend FREE on me. Deets:    Be my VIP and attend SMB TechFest Q3 on July 19th.  This includes the full event with speakers, IT Mixer, Expo Hall, meals, and win prizes - Read More
June 28th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I want to give you a quick update before the week comes to an end - and the price goes up $100.We currently have almost 40 members signed up (not including me or my staff). Ruben, the web programmer, is focusing on functionality over look and feel, so the inside doesn't look quite ready for public - Read More
June 27th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
If you do business on Earth, you've probably heard of GDPR - The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation. Like me, you may have received a fat contract you will never read with a series of places where you might fill in some information, but it's completely unclear what you actually - Read More
June 26th, 2018 | VAR Staffing | IT Staffing Insights
Early January 2018, VAR Staffing wrote a short blog on the most predictable question posed to recruiting companies; “How long will it take to fill this position?” There are 6 main points that directly influence the answer to that important question, and you can review them again if - Read More
June 26th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Making the Most of QuickBooks in an I.T. Service BusinessTaught by Rayanne Buchianico, Author and Coach- Five Tuesdays - July 3 - July 31, 2018 -- Register Now- All classes start a 9:00 AM PacificQuickBooks is QuickBooks, right?Well . . .QuickBooks has to be set up right. Then - Read More
June 23rd, 2018 | IOTSSA | IOTSSA Security Blog
Balancing a company’s data protection and productivity needs with its budgetary constraints can be difficult, especially for the MSPs often charged with finding a “happy medium” between quick and secure system access and cost. Providers have to juggle fiscal responsibility with - Read More
June 19th, 2018 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
Learn to build a profitable IT Security Services Practice This Webinar course covers what to include in a compelling, comprehensive IT Security Services Solution Stack. You’ll learn the sales process for IT Security, and how to qualify, sell and deliver these services to prospects and - Read More
June 18th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I just finished writing an article for the Relax Focus Succeed newsletter that will be coming out next week. (Sign Up Here)In that article, I mention author Neal Stephenson and his policies for communication. As part of my research, I wandered over to the web site page where he explains why he - Read More