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There’s a Reason Your IT Business Isn’t Growing As Fast As You’d Like…

Do these business growth challenges sound familiar?

  • You don’t have documented processes for marketing, sales and service delivery that everyone follows to eliminate guesswork, increase efficiencies and fuel growth
  • Your operational, marketing, sales and service delivery platforms are not properly configured to easily provide the business data you need to grow
  • You lack a proven formula that identifies if you’re overstaffed or understaffed in key business units, and who and when to hire next, based on business and revenue growth targets
  • It’s difficult to determine your true costs of service delivery for flat-fee services to confirm and maintain your gross margins
  • You’re not sure that you’ve bundled and priced your services properly to accelerate sales and help overcome pricing and sales objections
  • You haven’t yet been able to eliminate project scope creep and scope seep 100%, resulting in missed milestones and extended timelines, eroding margins for initially more profitable projects
  • You tend to focus on technical solutions rather than business outcomes, prompting your clients to negotiate on price much of the time
  • You aren’t conducting QBRs properly and consistently to properly reflect your strategic value to clients and have them agree to and budget for new projects on a regular basis
  • IF YOU DON’T DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT, you won’t evolve into a more profitable, efficient strategic business organization able to hire the skilled talent necessary to grow to the next level


If they do, you need to watch this On-Demand Webcast…

What You’ll Learn:

  • Our 11 “Herbs and Spices” for accelerated business growth and the areas to focus on to overcome the bottlenecks in each of your key business units
  • How to lead and manage all of your billable technical resources against performance KPIs and what those KPIs should be
  • How to conduct a Quarterly Business Review properly with each of your “A” and “B” clients to uncover additional project and service opportunities that they’ll agree to budget for

Presented by Erick Simpson

Vice President and CIO of SPC International, Erick is an IT and MSP Cloud Business and Channel Improvement Expert, Author, Speaker and Consultant

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Erick Simpson
  • 30 year’s experience in the IT industry as a CTO and CIO
  • Business Process Improvement Expert
  • DISC Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst – CPBA
  • PIAV Certified Professional Values Analyst – CPVA
  • Question Based Selling Methodologies Certified
  • Question Based Selling Advanced Methodologies Certified
  • 100 Most Visible Channel Leaders – Jay McBain
  • 2 Time ChannelPro 20/20 Visionary – ChannelPro
  • Managed Services Thought Leader – MSPMentor
  • Industry Expert – Kaseya
  • SMB 150 – SMB Nation
  • 3 Time MSPMentor 250 – MSPMentor
  • SBSC Partner Advisory Board – Microsoft
  • Local Engagement Team Advisor – Microsoft
  • Managed Services Advisory Council – CompTIA
  • IT Industry Advisory Council – Expetec
  • Go To Market Program Advisor – Cisco
  • Go To Market Program Advisor – Intel

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About the Author

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A Technology Businesses and Channel Growth and Transformation Consultant | Business Process Improvement, M&A and Integration Expert

Co-Founder of one of the first "Pure Play" MSPs in the industry, and creator of the MSP Mastered™ Methodology for Managed Services business performance improvement and the Vendor Channel Maturity Level Index™ that identifies IT channel program maturation for strategic growth, Erick Simpson is a strategic technology business growth and transformation specialist. He is experienced in improving top and bottom-line business performance by increasing operational efficiencies, boosting marketing and lead generation outcomes, accelerating sales velocity, shortening sales cycles and maximizing service efficiencies.

With over 30 years of experience in the IT industry as an Enterprise CIO, MSP, Strategic Coach and Consultant, Erick is a Business Process Improvement Expert with hundreds of successful IT Solution Provider, MSP, Cloud and Security practice business improvement consulting engagement outcomes.

One of the most prolific, recognized and sought-after  business improvement and transformation experts, authors and speakers in the industry, Erick has contributed to numerous industry publications and spoken at hundreds of events.

His published works include "The Guide to a Successful Managed Services Practice"; the definitive book on Managed Services, “The Best I.T. Sales & Marketing BOOK EVER!”, “The Best I.T. Service Delivery BOOK EVER!” and “The Best NOC and Service Desk Operations BOOK EVER!”, along with 50 Best Practice Guides.

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