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November 28th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I just got off a prep call for the big NexGen Conference and Expo.I am pleased to be speaking at NexGen twice in a few weeks.December 10-11 in Anaheim, CAJoin Me!The link up above has my discount code embedded. So when you follow that, you'll be able to register for FREE. Public disclosure: I don't - Read More
November 27th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
National Cyber Awareness System: TA18-331A: 3ve – Major Online Ad Fraud Operation11/27/2018 12:09 PM EST Original release date: November 27, 2018Systems AffectedMicrosoft WindowsOverviewThis joint Technical Alert (TA) is the result of analytic efforts between the Department of - Read More
November 27th, 2018 | IOTSSA | IOTSSA Security Blog
Do SMBs truly realize their businesses are at risk? Objections to advanced cybersecurity protection tend to get complicated. From “we’re too small to be legitimate targets” to the tried and true “it’s too costly” comeback, sales teams are often forced to - Read More
November 23rd, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I just posted an announcement in the What's New section in the Small Biz Thoughts Community:Introducing the all new Tune Up Your YouTube Channel – 3-Week Mini Class.Following up on the very popular mini-course on maximizing your Client Roadmap Process, this class is focused entirely on using - Read More
November 22nd, 2018 | Eric Ligman | Microsoft SMS&P Blog
As we celebrate another Thanksgiving Day here in the U.S., I wanted to take a quick moment to once again express my thanks and gratitude to all of the wonderful people I have the honor and blessing to get to interact, associate, and work with each and every day here in my role at Microsoft. From - Read More
November 20th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Capterra sent over this press release and graphic. All this emerging technology is our future. What do you think?-- -- --Capterra Survey Reveals Risky Technology Decision-Making Among Small BusinessesSkepticism for AI, Chatbots, Digital Marketing and IoT Highest Among Trending TechnologiesARLINGTON - Read More
November 19th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I just posted a six minute Community News update video. Check it out: Visit the Small Biz Thoughts Community at's the quick summary of content we've added this month:Stay Focused on Your Business (audio program, 2017)Managed Services Operations Manual, vol. 3 ( - Read More
November 19th, 2018 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
  Building a Profitable IT Security Services Offering Webinar Series Part 5: Overcoming Objections and Closing the SaleThursday, November 29th @ 8am PST / 10am CST / 11am EST This Webinar course will provide you an understanding of what to include in a compelling, comprehensive IT Security - Read More
November 19th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
My friend Mike Semel is the premier authority on compliance issues in the U.S. He just posted this alarming article on the EMR (electronic medical records) and HIPAA web site.'ll let you read the original article - Read More
November 16th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Once again, we've stumbled onto an unfilled need in the IT community!When I kicked off the Small Biz Thoughts Community, one of the things we promised was a series of 3-week "Mini Classes" on various topics. The goal is that each class will have these features:100% immediately usable contentFocused - Read More