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March 21st, 2017 | Rich Freeman
Time for another short, sweet, and actionable piece of business advice from a top thought leader in managed services. This week, Stephanie Krintz discusses how to agree on a division of labor with your first service manager that works for both of you. - Read More
March 18th, 2017 | Matt Whitlock
Join the slightly groggy, sleep-deprived ChannelPro Weekly crew as they discuss some new hardware from Zyxel and Lenovo, a new outsourced NOC offering from lesser-known RMM/PSA vendor Pulseway, the merits of buying versus building customer lists, and the magic ingredients that make for happiness on the job in IT. - Read More
March 16th, 2017 | James E. Gaskin
Two of Microsoft’s most common certifications are changing dramatically. Here’s what you need to know. - Read More
March 15th, 2017 | Samuel Greengard
Referrals and lead-generation campaigns aren’t the only ways to develop customer lists. - Read More
March 15th, 2017 | Cecilia Galvin
Carrie Simpson took a talent for cold calling and grew it into a binational business that sets up sales meetings between MSPs and end-user sales prospects, and vendors and prospective MSPs. - Read More
March 14th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
This week’s addition to our new series of videos offering actionable business advice from the industry’s top minds features Keith Lubner explaining why a little emotional intelligence can go a long way toward improving your sales close rate. - Read More
March 10th, 2017 | Patrick Hubbard
These best practices will help you meet the technological challenges stemming from the increased blending of on-premises and cloud technologies. - Read More
March 8th, 2017 | Mike Schmidtmann
No one will care about your pitch unless you can translate IT speak into business concepts your customers value. - Read More
March 7th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
In the inaugural edition of a new video series offering concise, actionable tips from the industry’s leading consultants, managed services expert Gary Pica explains how calculating monthly recurring revenue correctly can help you target the right sales leads. - Read More
March 3rd, 2017 | Rich Freeman
In a bid to put more money into more hands, the distributor is stressing personal contact with resellers and end users. - Read More


Business News

March 15th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
Available free of charge, the new resources are the latest addition to the distributor’s Vertical Expo Live website, which offers a range of research, training materials, and other resources about solutions in five vertical markets. - Read More
March 7th, 2017 | ChannelPro
Hot topics trending on the members-only ASCII Group Forum. Come join the conversation... - Read More
March 3rd, 2017 | Cecilia Galvin
The first of four “Fast Lane to Success Tour” live events convened a full house of channel resellers, integrators, consultants, and MSPs in the Atlanta area to deliver business growth strategies in key areas. - Read More
February 20th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
The CSA+ training program and exam are designed to help technicians mitigate the risks posed by signature-less malware by scrutinizing network data for tell-tale signs of vulnerability and infection. - Read More