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
October 21st, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Things are always changing in the Small Biz Thoughts Community. I just posted this "news" video, announcing that we now have the Managed Services in a Month book in Audio Book format available to download at no additional charge!See the video: Totally revised and massively expanded for 2018 with - Read More
October 19th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I received the following press release from my friends over at ASCII.Congratulations to all the winners!The ASCII Group Awards Pax8 the 2018 ASCII CupBethesda, Maryland – October 18, 2018 --  The ASCII Group, a membership-based community of independent North American MSPs, VARs and - Read More
October 18th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I am pleased to be speaking at NexGen Conference and ExpoDecember 10-11 in Anaheim, CAJoin Me!Here's the deal.First, This is a great event, and you should attend. You'll find lots of great information on new opportunities as well as today's best practices in managed services and cloud services. - Read More
October 17th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
For everyone who attended the Minneapolis SMB Roadshow - and anyone who attended any other Roadshow this year - please note that the recordings and slides decks are posted.Remember: If you attended any city, you can download the recordings from all.And don't forget your 75 pages of handouts. - Read More
October 11th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I held a Community Meeting yesterday, and the recording is linked below.There's so much NEW stuff in the Community. I really want Community members to jump in and take advantage of all the goodies. One of the items I listed in the presentation is the Top Sixty most popular downloads. Those are - Read More
October 10th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Automate Your Accounting with QuickBooks Online and Integrated AppsTaught by Rayanne Buchianico, Author and Coach- Five Tuesdays -October 16 - November 13, 2018 - Register Now- All classes start a 9:00 AM PacificComplete assignments during this course and email them to the instructor - Read More
October 9th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Holy Smokes!I just finished watching Mark Smith's first class on Local Marketing for MSPs - twice.Set the scene: If you search for your business (on a PC, laptop, or smart phone), what comes up? Well, some pretty basic, generic information that's probably wrong. Mark shows you how to claim your - Read More
October 7th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
What's New and Awesome in the Small Biz Thoughts Community?By Wednesday, the value of downloads in the SBT Community will exceed $3,700.Join me on this open forum meeting to talk about what we're doing, what's next, and all the great resources in the Community.Of course I'll be happy to answer all - Read More
October 5th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Volume 2 of the Managed Services Operations Manuel set has just been added to the Small Biz Thoughts Community!As promised, I am adding all of my books and materials into the Community. With this addition, the value of downloads now exceeds $3,600 !Managed Services Operations Manual: Standard - Read More
October 5th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
If you're looking for some good resources to bookmark, start here:Have you seen our YouTube Channel? We've got over 450 Videos over at them you'll find an SOP Playlist with over 160 quick SOP Videos.Many of these are on topics I've covered in the - Read More