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April 6th, 2020 | Lisa Shorr | Brand Bytes
ABOUT FIVE YEARS AGO, one of our senior engineers decided to leave our company for “greener pastures.” This engineer had been with us for over five years and handled the maintenance of a few key accounts. During the last week of our employee’s tenure with us, we sat down with that person to review - 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 31st, 2020 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
Thursday, April 2nd @ 9am PT / 12pm ET / 5pm BST During this strategic business-building session I’ll be joined by Tom Sopwith from IT Glue, and I’ll be covering: The 6 focus areas of your business to create real quarter-over-quarter business improvementThe 1 meeting agenda - 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
March 21st, 2020 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
There’s no doubt about it, the public is experiencing an unprecedented amount of fear, uncertainty and doubt as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. And the behavior we’re seeing in retail stores and other walks of life is surreal – it recalls the backstory of many of the Zombie and - Read More
March 21st, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Cyber criminals are taking full advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and increased communications surrounding it by installing spyware via apps to end-users’ mobile devices. The spyware being utilized is a commercial version called SpyMax, which can be acquired by anyone with - Read More
March 21st, 2020 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Threat actors are currently spreading malicious Coronavirus themed health advisories via email which, when opened, deploy a Remote Administration Tool (RAT) onto the systems of targets. This phishing campaign has been traced back to APT36, a Pakistan-based group notable for - Read More