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
January 18th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I am hosting an all-day Massive Coaching Mastermind event at the end of March in Sacramento, CA.Here's the basic timing:• Fly / Travel on Thursday, March 28th• We'll gather for drinks and networking Thursday evening• Mastermind Breakfast on Friday, March 29th• Meet / Mastermind - Read More
 
January 17th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
One of the never-ending questions about Managed Services is: What's Covered?Let me start by being very clear about what's NOT covered: "All You Can Eat." That term - that concept - is the worst thing you can promise. Ultimately, AYCE is undeliverable. It's stupid at best and dishonest at worst.At - Read More
 
January 17th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
My how time flies.Join me Wednesday for my 10th Annual State of the Nation Address for SMB IT Professionals.January 16th, 20199:00 AM Pacific TimeNote: This call was recorded. View here.Register here.Free of course.No politics. Just a quick look at 2018, 2019, and some advice for moving ahead.We - Read More
 
January 16th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I posted up a question on Facebook and LinkedIn . . . and got a great response.So we're going to try a couple of live in-person meetings of the Small Biz Thoughts Community.Of course anyone can attend. But these meetings will be FREE to members of the SBT Community.Because we have so many amazing - Read More
 
January 11th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Join me in Anaheim at the big Q1 SMB TechFest.Thursday Jan 17, 20198:00am - 6:00pmOnsite in Sunny CaliforniaEXPO CENTER1960 S. Anaheim Way Anaheim, CASMB TechFest Industry conference is only 1 week away.   You need to attend.  Here are 5 important reasons why:Stay Current.  No - Read More
 
January 7th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
What's Your Business Worth?Find out - no strings attached!Right now MSP valuations are off the charts. So if you've been speculating about what your business might be worth, Amy Babinchak and Rayanne Buchianico can help you out.Over at their site - Sell My MSP - they have a handy tool where you can - Read More
 
January 3rd, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Managing Your Service Board - Setup, Core SOPs, and Daily Procedures5-Week class starts January 8th- Five Tuesdays -January 8 - February 5 , 2019 - Register Now- All classes start a 9:00 AM PacificThis course covers the most important pieces of making your PSA (Professional Services Administration - Read More
 
January 2nd, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Just in time for the New Year!Here's a checklist you can use to make sure you've tuned up your social media presence. Many of us tend to set up these accounts and then ignore them for a long time.Social Media Tune-Up ChecklistCopyright © 2019 Karl W. PalachukNote: The complete checklist is - Read More
 
December 31st, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
As the New Year rolls over to the new year, I am struck by the amazing team I work with.I also had an amazing team ten years ago, but it was very different. Back then, my team consisted of twelve people and about half a million dollars in payroll. I had an office staff, technicians, graphics - Read More
 
December 23rd, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Mark Your Calendar for My 10th Annual State of the Nation Address for SMB IT ProfessionalsJanuary 16th, 20199:00 AM Pacific TimeRegister here.Free of course.No politics. Just a quick look at 2018, 2019, and some advice for moving ahead. - - - - -For those of you who missed the first nine - Read More
 

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