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.

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May 26th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
The National Society of IT Service Providers has a new Vendor Partner Program!Channel Vendors: Please Join Us - Literally.Amy Babinchak (NSITSP Board President) and I are hosting an online meeting for all IT Channel Vendors to learn about the NSITSP Vendor Partner Program.Please join us to learn - Read More
May 25th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Our industry is under attack on several fronts - and your clients know it!Yesterday, I attended a meeting of the California Society of Association Executives - Cal SAE, a part of the American Society of Association Executives. I went as Executive Director of the National Society of IT Service - Read More
May 24th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
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May 18th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
My friends over at ChannelPro dropped this in my inbox . . .Calling all Texas MSPS: The ChannelPro Network Announces 2022 ChannelPro SMB Forum Event in Dallas June 6-7ChannelPro’s in-person event in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex offers IT integrators, managed service providers, consultants, and - Read More
May 17th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
From my friends at GreenLink . . .-----Addison, Texas – May 17, 2022 - GreenLink Networks, a channel-only provider of Business VoIP services, is pleased to announce the release of two highly anticipated enhancements to their existing fax offerings. Designed for the remote workforce, Outbound - Read More
May 12th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
 I'll repeat this and more on the NSITSP blog (, but this blog has more readers, so reporting here makes sense.The National Society of IT Service Providers had their big quarterly meeting this week. You can view the meeting, read the transcript, and catch all the shared - Read More
May 5th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
My friends at ASCII slipped this under the door . . .-- -- -- Bethesda, Maryland – May 5, 2022 – The ASCII Group, a large membership-based community of independent North American MSPs, MSSPs and Solution Providers, is pleased to announce a new initiative with Sandler Partners, a leading distributor - Read More
April 27th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Mark your calendar . . . Everyone Welcome!The NSITSP has set May 11th for the the next all-member meeting.9AM Pacific / Noon EasternI know a lot of activity has been going on quietly, but our committees have been very busy building the “bones” of the association.Please register now: - Read More
April 22nd, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
How To Build A Valuable Local LinkedIn Network - by Amy Babinchak, Microsoft MVP and owner of three technology-related businesses.UPDATED: Version 3 - April 2022Long-time community member Amy Babinchak has updated her excellent white paper that shows you her strategy for building a local LinkedIn - Read More
April 21st, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
The SMB IT community may not have chosen the path we're on, but we have built it one brick at a time.When I ask, "How large is your company?" how do you answer that question? Some people immediately think in dollars. Some think about the number of employees. Some count endpoints.And while endpoints - Read More