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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.

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November 23rd, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I know this is long. And it might be disturbing. But please take the time to read this and watch the linked videos. Disinformation in our online community is an extremely important topic. I've been meaning to blog about this for a long time.One of my favorite channels on YouTube is Smarter Every - Read More
November 20th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Our amazing and always-popular Rayanne Buchianico is teaching a totally-revised class, starting next week:Automate Your Accounting with QuickBooks Online and Integrated Apps – 5W15Taught By: Rayanne BuchianicoOnly $299.00 - Register NowTuesdays, November 24, 2020 - December 22, 2020Start Time - Read More
November 16th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
When you’re in a service business, you have to make sure there’s a good match between the services you offer and the clients you serve. This is true even in a recession!Way back, I told the story of the two electricians. One was obsessed with the cost of services. He was willing to do a - Read More
November 5th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
 You May Have Missed This . . .If you only read this blog, you may have missed some of the other stuff I do. I put a list of recent activities in my weekly newsletter (signup here). Mentions by Others. . . From time to time, we get a little press from folks in the wider community.Sherweb - Read More
November 3rd, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Attention Small Biz Thoughts Technology Community members:Our November Roundtable features a very special guest. Our November Roundtable guest is Dave Goodman, former Vice President and Executive Producer of Entertainment for The Walt Disney Company.Topic: Customer Experience, Emotion, and the - Read More
October 28th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
 Over on my brand new Relax Focus Succeed YouTube Channel (subscribe now), I am starting a new 50-Week Video Seriescalled The Cheeky Sales Coach.This will be totally free. My goal is to build up the new channel while providing useful information.One of my long-standing pet peeves is that - Read More
October 28th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
 One of my longtime friends in the IT business is Mr. Richard Tubb. You might know him from the Tubblog ([Side note: I wish I could do that, but Palachukblog just doesn't cut it.]I like following Richard's stuff because he's smart, he's passionate about the industry - Read More
October 23rd, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I am VERY excited to announce that Jay McBain from Forrester Research has agreed to join us on the SBT Roundtable, October 28th at 9:00 AM Pacific.Jay is the principal analyst for global channels, partnerships, and alliances at Forrester – one of the most influential global research and - Read More
October 22nd, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
“The way you do anything is the way you do everything.”— Tom WaitsI love this quote—even if it’s not always true. It goes hand in hand with “You can’t judge a book by its cover.” Everyone does judge a book by its cover: That’s how we decide - Read More
October 21st, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I am honored to be on the Executive Council of the CompTIA Advancing Tech Talent and Diversity Community.CompTIA is always helping technology professionals to increase their skills. (Everyone knows about the CompTIA exams, and they're even used as curriculum guides for many schools.)There are - Read More