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March 21st, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I am VERY excited about this webinar (and whitepaper) in association with IT Glue.March 28th9AM Pacific / 12 Noon Eastern.Register NowHow does the current merger and acquisition (M&A) frenzy affect your business? Regardless of which side of the action you’re on, there are various - Read More
March 19th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
I feel absurdly "corporate" having to write this notice. I will repeat it in my newsletter.This note applies to all our our friends in the European Union and, to a lesser extent, the UK.If the British Parliament does nothing, Britain will "crash out" of the EU on March 31st. As a result, our - Read More
March 16th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Highly Successful Project ManagementTaught by Karl W. Palachuk, Author and Coach- Five Tuesdays - March 19 - April 16, 2019 -- Register Now!- All classes start a 9:00 AM PacificThis course will cover the most important aspects of project management for small business. It is intended for computer - Read More
March 15th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
This free event has lots of good content the session are listed below. the event is Streaming Live April 16 , 9-12 noon PT. To register go hereSessionFeatured SpeakersSecuring emerging technologiesLearn about the new trends that will affect cybersecurity into the future of Internet of Things and - Read More
March 15th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
In November of 2018 Forbes ran an article about the increase of cryptojacking. At the time the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) was indicating a 629% increase of infections in just the short time between Q1 to Q2 of 2018. Threats had grown from an estimated 400,000 (Q4 2017) infections to 2.5 million - Read More
March 15th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Online shopping has the convenience of collecting items and dispensing personal judgement on the things you like and the things you don’t. All this without having the effort of hauling those things around a labyrinth of smells and sounds! And with the Abandoned Cart plugin - Read More
March 15th, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
Just finished posting part six of a six-part series on tuning up your service board.Here's a quick summary:Part 1 = How Tickets Get Into the SystemPart 2 = Creating the Most Useful View of Your BoardPart 3 = The Flow of Tickets Based on StatusesPart 4 = How to Make Sure Tickets Don't Get LostPart 5 - Read More
March 10th, 2019 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
It's one thing to document your client networks - a critical process that can increase service efficiencies 30% or higher - but how do you securely store, share and update it? Your techs, engineers and customers need access to their - Read More
March 3rd, 2019 | Erick Simpson | Managed Services Blog
The Best IT and MSP Audio Sales Training COURSE EVER! On Sale Now Until March 15th - SAVE $50! How many cold prospects have you converted into paying clients recently? How many opportunities that were not referrals have you pitched and come up empty handed? Wouldn’ - Read More
March 1st, 2019 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
This post is for everyone who is having trouble getting your break/fix clients over to managed service.I did a webinar yesterday with Zyxel and LOTS of people had questions, including several on this exact question. How do I get my break/fix client to sign a managed service contract??? I also - Read More