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December 20th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Well, another big project is "in the can" as we posted the final video podcast in a series today.Today's podcast over at SMB Community Podcast is: Go To Market with Remote Support Service.This SMB Community Podcast is the sixth in a six-part series on improving your business and making more money - Read More
December 18th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
My friends over at ASCII sent this press release and asked me to pass it on.- - -The ASCII Group and InfoSec Institute Partner to Provide Members Essential Business ToolsAll new MSP Toolkit simplifies security awareness program delivery for ASCII membersMADISON, Wis., Dec. 14, 2018 - Managed - Read More
December 14th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Got a memo today.The last Channel Company event ended this week. So it's time to register for 2019!I've registered already. Hope to see you there.- - - - -Here's the 411:April 9-12, 2019Mandalay BayLas VegasREGISTER NOWWhat to Expect at #CPExpo 2019We're heading to Mandalay Bay this Spring with one - Read More
December 13th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
This morning I posted a new SMB Community Podcast with Dave Sobel, Senior Director of MSP Evangelism at SolarWinds MSP. It's the fifth installment in a six-part series entitled Remote Control Deep Dive: Build and Grow Your Business.In the series, we're talking about how to get the most out of your - Read More
December 13th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
NexGen is always a great event. And for the last two years, it's been the last big event of the year.My overall feeling about this event was that it was relaxed. Vendors were relaxed because the next thing they get to do is go home and enjoy the holidays. And pretty much the same thing was true for - Read More
December 7th, 2018 | VAR Staffing | IT Staffing Insights
With the year-end and holiday season upon us, timing could be ideal to add your next impactful staff member to your team. Many of VAR Staffing’s clients use December to get a head start accelerating their success in the coming New Year. Here are just a few of our observations made over the - Read More
December 5th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
As a security professional, I understand the importance of using data classification to protect a company.  The day of believing that the firewall will protect you is unreal.  Today lots of companies treat computer security like a tomato, “secure” on the outside but leave - Read More
December 5th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Starts Thursday. FREE to Small Biz Thoughts Community members.Only $99 for others.Introducing the all newTune 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 YouTube - Read More
December 4th, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Please check out my next FREE Webinar:The Five Greatest Challenges of Larger MSPs and Growing MSPsWednesday, December 19th9:00 AM Pacific / Noon EasternMost small business start out with one or two people and often stay at the one-two-three level for many years. But we've seen a great deal of - Read More
December 2nd, 2018 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Ta-Daaa!It's finally done. I just posted Volume Four of the Managed Services Operations Manual in the Small Biz Thoughts Community. This is the audio book version.That means you can download the entire 4-volume set in the SOP series as audio books.. . . And that takes us to more than a dozen books - Read More