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
April 22nd, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
No one wants to fire or lay off employees. But the reality is that employees are your largest expense. If you have a severe cash flow problem, there may be no other way to survive.Here are a few tips for dealing with this sad situation - with class.(View on YouTube: - Read More
April 21st, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
100% Actionable Content!Business Strategy Made Easy – Your Ultimate Success Hack – 5W21Taught by Manuel Palachuk, coach and authorFive Tuesdays: April 28th - May 26thRegister NowAll classes start a 9:00 AM PacificThe easiest way to gain a competitive advantage is simply to have a - Read More
April 20th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I got together with my friends at Sherweb to make some videos to help IT consultants succeed in the tough economic times of 2020. Here's the first one:Cash is King!(YouTube: few key notes:NOW is the time to go collect money owed to you. Cash will - Read More
April 9th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
The Small Biz Quickstart WorkbookThe Ultimate Guide for First-Time Entrepreneursby Karl W. PalachukAvailable NOW at no charge to members of the Small Biz Thoughts Technology Community. Follow that link, or check out the Books or What's New categories.Available to everyone else May 1st!Watch this - Read More
April 7th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Whether you use them or not, you've probably heard of by now. They went from 10 million daily users to 200 million last month. Talk about being in the right place at the right time!Zoom is great for group meetings, one-on-one meetings, webinars, and teaching classes. I sometimes use it just - Read More
April 6th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Announcement for Small Biz Thoughts Technology Community Members:Join us for the New Weekly Community Confab.Starts ThursdayApril 9th8:00 AM PacificMembers Access HereAt least through the end of June, let's grab our web cams and hit Zoom for a get together to talk about your business, and how you - Read More
April 4th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Like most of you, I've spent a lot of time on Zoom in the last week. And it's hard not to talk about the economy - and speculate about where it's going. Are we in a recession? Technically, no. But we will be soon.So the big questions are: What will you do? What will your clients do? How can you - Read More
April 2nd, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Many people have heard me speak about the Absolutely Unbreakable Rules for success. These are, basically, the rules I've learned over the years running various businesses.These are not "nice ideas" or good thoughts. They are absolutely unbreakable for one extremely important reason: If you - Read More
March 27th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
After eight years on our current platform, SMB Books is moving to a totally new web site.But if you're one of the 11,000 people who has purchased from us in the past, you need to make sure you have your downloads !!!If you have ever ordered from our book store - - please read this - Read More
March 25th, 2020 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
My brother Manuel is putting on a webinar to help IT consultants caught in the "economic storm" that's forming in response to the Covid-19 virus.March 31st2 PM Eastern / 11 AM PacificRegister at: already has a myriad of Coronavirus checklists and - Read More