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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
December 5th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Starts Thursday. FREE to Small Biz Thoughts Community members.Only $99 for others.Introducing the all newTune Up Your YouTube Channel – 3-Week Mini Class.Following up on the very popular mini-course on maximizing your Client Roadmap Process, this class is focused entirely on using YouTube - Read More
 
December 4th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Please check out my next FREE Webinar:The Five Greatest Challenges of Larger MSPs and Growing MSPsWednesday, December 19th9:00 AM Pacific / Noon EasternMost small business start out with one or two people and often stay at the one-two-three level for many years. But we've seen a great deal of - Read More
 
December 2nd, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Ta-Daaa!It's finally done. I just posted Volume Four of the Managed Services Operations Manual in the Small Biz Thoughts Community. This is the audio book version.That means you can download the entire 4-volume set in the SOP series as audio books.. . . And that takes us to more than a dozen books - Read More
 
December 1st, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
For just over a year now, we have been making regular contributions to provide clean drinking water to families in Cambodia. It's amazing what you can do for a few pennies here and there. We provide these contributions through a program called B1G1 - Buy One Give One.As of December, we are adding - Read More
 
November 29th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
This morning I posted a new SMB Community Podcast with Dave Sobel, Senior Director of MSP Evangelism at SolarWinds MSP. It's the third installment in a six-part series entitled Remote Control Deep Dive: Build and Grow Your Business.In the series, we're talking about how to get the - Read More
 
November 28th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I just got off a prep call for the big NexGen Conference and Expo.I am pleased to be speaking at NexGen twice in a few weeks.December 10-11 in Anaheim, CAJoin Me!The link up above has my discount code embedded. So when you follow that, you'll be able to register for FREE. Public disclosure: I don't - Read More
 
November 23rd, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I just posted an announcement in the What's New section in the Small Biz Thoughts Community:Introducing the all new Tune Up Your YouTube Channel – 3-Week Mini Class.Following up on the very popular mini-course on maximizing your Client Roadmap Process, this class is focused entirely on using - Read More
 
November 20th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Capterra sent over this press release and graphic. All this emerging technology is our future. What do you think?-- -- --Capterra Survey Reveals Risky Technology Decision-Making Among Small BusinessesSkepticism for AI, Chatbots, Digital Marketing and IoT Highest Among Trending TechnologiesARLINGTON - Read More
 
November 19th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I just posted a six minute Community News update video. Check it out: Visit the Small Biz Thoughts Community at https://www.smallbizthoughts.org.Here's the quick summary of content we've added this month:Stay Focused on Your Business (audio program, 2017)Managed Services Operations Manual, vol. 3 ( - Read More
 
November 19th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
My friend Mike Semel is the premier authority on compliance issues in the U.S. He just posted this alarming article on the EMR (electronic medical records) and HIPAA web site.https://www.emrandhipaa.com/mike/2018/11/15/a-hipaa-life-sentence-and-so-many-lessons/I'll let you read the original article - Read More
 

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