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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
June 12th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Well, it's done!Or at least the first 99%. The writing is done. Now on to the technical details.Producing a book is about 50% creativity and 50% technical details and "all the little crap." As of this moment, the details and technical stuff has begun.NOTE: If you are a member of the Small Biz - Read More
 
June 11th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I just posted the final PDF version of Cloud Services in a Month - 396 pages!!!There are two ways to download this book right now:Option One: Buy Now for only $49.95Browse to www.smbbooks.comZIP file includes the book in PDF format and all the downloads (Excel spreadsheets, marketing flyers, - Read More
 
June 11th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Managed Services in a Month - Applying the Book - Newly RevisedInstructor: Karl W. Palachuk- Five Tuesdays - May 28 - June 25, 2019 -- Register Now- All classes start a 9:00 AM PacificYou're guaranteed to learn something that will make or save you the price of admission!This course will cover the - Read More
 
June 11th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
3-part mini class: Build an Excellent Client Onboarding ProcessThe 3-part mini classes over at Small Biz Thoughts have been very popular. In fact, the most popular so far has been on building a great employee onboarding process. So I thought perhaps you'd love one on creating a great Client - Read More
 
June 11th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I've had a Cloud Readiness Checklist available - for free - since 2010. I updated it about five years ago. And again this month.Of course you can buy the new book - Cloud Services in a Month - and get the checklist there. But you can also download the newest version for FREE at SMB Books.Here: - Read More
 
June 8th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I am extremely pleased to announce that we have made a deal with Erick Simpson - one of the founders of the Managed Services business model - to distribute his best books and training materials over at SMB Books.In fact, we have a special section just for Erick's Stuff!AND we've got a special new - Read More
 
June 5th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
How to Get New Clients - Especially if You're Starting Out or Starting OverA new mini-class by Amy Babinchak and Karl W. PalachukOver in the Small Biz Thoughts Community, we have a new class coming up next week. It was inspired by a conversation Amy and I had about how we like to attract new - Read More
 
June 5th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I got a note from ID Agent about their May events. Check out one near you.I do have to say, every time I see these guys present, it makes me want to get back in the MSP business. I love the concept of using this tool to educate clients.From ID Agent:We're headed your way! All our events in MayLearn - Read More
 
June 3rd, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I am currently in the middle of a customer service disaster - as the customer.I have a minor plumbing problem that has been dragging on for three months. So far, I've had three visits from technicians and two missed appointments. Actually, all three visits were missed appointments as well (they - Read More
 
May 30th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I'm a HUGE advocate of pushing as fast as possible into a new future. In fact, I'm a huge believer that you can help create the future as it unfolds - and make a lot of money doing so.See, for example, the new Killing IT Podcast I've launched with Dave Sobel and Ryan Morris. https://killingit. - Read More
 

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