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
May 17th, 2021 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
My friends over at Trustifi forwarded this press release to me. Congratulations, Trustifi.- - - - -Trustifi’s Innovative, SaaS-based Email Encryption Got Top Marks in this Prestigious Competition, Recognizing its Effective Security, Ease-of-Use, and Productivity Features LAS VEGAS – May 17, 2021 – - Read More
May 10th, 2021 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
This course is a primer for IT consultants. It’s not everything there is to know – Just the information you need to know to support small businesses.DNS: What You Need to KnowMay 27th10:00 AM PacificYou've heard it: All problems are DNS. That might not be absolutely true, but it’s true a lot of the - Read More
April 29th, 2021 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
In the last post, I talked about the belief that your company is somehow unique. Your clients are unique. Everything is unique. As a result, you can't standardize. You can't can't create "A Process" or a set of processes to drive your success.That belief is absolutely incorrect.Every large, - Read More
April 28th, 2021 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
In Episode 25 of the Cheeky Sales Coach, I mentioned a Model Sales Funnel Spreadsheet you can create in Excel. Then I went ahead and made one for you.See the video here: download consists of an Excel spreadsheet for documenting sales campaigns, and a - Read More
April 27th, 2021 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
 Sometimes I find it hard to believe that, after more than fifteen years of pushing documentation and standard operating procedures, I still meet people who believe one of these falsehoods:All of our clients are unique. We cannot create policies or procedures across all clients.orWe are unique. Our - Read More
April 21st, 2021 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I received my new business insurance policy. I'm not sure why I look through these things except to keep an eye out for things that don't make sense. I say I don't know, because I fully admit that I've never really figured out insurance terminology.In my opinion, if you need an example of industry- - Read More
April 20th, 2021 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Brand New Five-Week Class: MSP Professional Sales Program Taught By: James KernanFive TuesdaysApril 27 - May 25  - Register NowAll classes start a 9:00 AM PacificWant to master MSP sales? Small Biz Thoughts has partnered with award-winning sales training company Kernan Consulting to offer the MSP - Read More
April 19th, 2021 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
 Inspired by a recent phone call . . .I have ordered a bunch of door hangers. As a service to our Community. This is roughly 8.5" x 3.5" and is a great door hanger to keep you of the Internet meme scene!You can get yours FREE by simply filling out the form below.I will be happy to send you TWO of - Read More
April 16th, 2021 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
In case you haven't been following . . . I'm in the middle of a 50-week video series (and podcast) call The Cheeky Sales Coach. The videos are on my Relax Focus Succeed YouTube Channel: the index of videos and podcasts is at Cheeky Sales Coach:https://www - Read More