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ChannelPro-SMB reports on the technologies and trends that impact the SMB market, including managed services, cloud computing, storage, security, networking, virtualization, hardware, software, and others. 

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2019

Here are some highlights of our upcoming coverage next year. These are subject to change and also only a small example of our daily and monthly coverage:

January

Special Coverage: 2019 Technology Preview 

  • What the year to come holds in store for MSPs, integrators, and other channel pros.

Optimizing Managed Service Bundles 

  • How to offer just the right combination of services at just the right price to win business and fatten your bottom line. 

 

February -- Security Special Issue

Stepping into Security Consulting

  • Expanding past security basics into assessments, training, and more. 

Sealing Off Newfangled Security Threat Vectors 

  • How to secure underappreciated vulnerabilities, from printers and IP cameras to smart lightbulbs and beyond. 

 

March

Special Coverage: 2019 ChannelPro State of the Channel Survey 

  • ChannelPro’s exclusive annual research study of trends, attitudes, and opportunities in the SMB channel.

Sales Advice for People Who Hate Selling 

  • Tips from sales experts for shy people, introverts, and techies. 

ChannelPro Live Event

 

April -- Managed and Cloud Services Special Issue

Profit Fuel, Part 1: Building Custom Cloud Solutions 

  • How to make real money in the cloud by moving beyond migration, deployment, and management.

Managed Services Automation 

  • Actionable advice on boosting profits by streamlining processes.

 

May

Special Coverage: 2019 Vendors on the Vanguard 

  • ChannelPro’s latest roundup of lesser-known, underappreciated, up-and-coming vendors. 

Personalized Signage 

  • How to build interactive, individualized, and responsive digital signage solutions.

ChannelPro Live Event

 

June

Customer Onboarding Success Secrets 

  • Guidance from experienced channel pros on getting new client relationships off to a successful, efficient, and profitable start.

ChannelPro’s 2019 Summer Reading List 

  • Business books worth taking along on vacation, according to channel pros like you. 

 

July

Profit Fuel, Part 2: CRM/ERP Services 

  • Delivering high-margin, highly-sticky customization and support services to CRM and ERP users.

Midyear Hardware Roundup

  • 2019’s best new PCs, servers, gaming gear, peripherals, and more. 

 

August

Special Coverage: 2019 ChannelPro Readers’ Choice Awards 

  • The top names in all the product and service categories you care about, as selected by ChannelPro readers.

Opportunities in Education 

  • Top IT spending trends in schools, colleges, and universities. 

 

September

Profit Fuel, Part 3: Vertical Industry Solutions 

  • Turning industry expertise into meaningful competitive differentiation. 

Beating the IT Labor Crunch 

  • Good help has never been harder to find. Here’s expert advice on finding, hiring, and retaining top tech talent. 

ChannelPro Live Event

 

October

Special Coverage: 2019 ChannelPro All-Star Awards 

  • ChannelPro’s editors honor vendors who’ve made a significant impact on the SMB channel in the past 12 months. 

Solid Gold Marketing Campaigns 

  • Creative, can’t miss recipes for finding and winning new business. 

ChannelPro Live Event

 

November

Coping with Consolidation 

  • Thriving and surviving in an era of accelerating managed services M&As. 

IoT in the Construction Industry

  • Solution and service opportunities in one the hottest Internet of Things verticals. 

ChannelPro Live Event

 

December

Tapping into Distributor Services

  • Where, when, and how to grab more revenue and new customers by outsourcing services to your distributors. 

Workspace Optimization Solutions 

  • How to blend hardware, software, and services in ways that will boost employee productivity for your clients.

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