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ChannelPro executive editor Rich Freeman and managed services expert Erick Simpson, of SPC International, bring you a quick look at news, tips, and trends in the SMB Channel.

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December 10th, 2018 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich have lots to say about the latest step in ConnectWise’s security push, the reasons you should inspect what you expect in your employees, and the ultimate gift for that special someone: a talking wall-mounted fish that integrates with Amazon Alexa. - read more
 
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December 3rd, 2018 | ChannelPro
Back after the Thanksgiving holiday, Erick and Rich chat about the newest Sophos XG Firewall, the importance of letting underperforming employees go sooner versus later, and a brave scientific experiment involving swallowed Lego heads. - read more
 
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November 26th, 2018 | ChannelPro
Speaking at the close of a holiday-shortened week, Erick and Rich reveal that they’re thankful for print-as-a-service from Epson, turkey-making tips from Alexa, and time with family. Though not in that order necessarily. - read more
 
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November 19th, 2018 | ChannelPro
Listen in as Erick (broadcasting from frigid Fargo, N.D.) and Rich discuss Axcient’s efforts to win back MSPs, a business book every entrepreneur should read, and a story from the world of product packaging that raises the question “would you like some tide with that cheese?” - read more
 
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November 5th, 2018 | ChannelPro
Listen in as Erick and Rich discuss a new partner marketing program from Ingram Micro, the benefits of sending customer appreciation gifts during the holidays, and an unusual crime caper: The Case of the Stolen Inflatable Colon. - read more
 
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October 29th, 2018 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich (broadcasting from a very yellow hotel room somewhere) ponder the meaning of Datto founder Austin McChord stepping down as CEO, the best way to approach sales presentations, and the dubious appeal of vacationing on the Titanic. - read more
 
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October 22nd, 2018 | ChannelPro
Join Erick and Rich as they ponder Zyxel’s disruptive entry into the SD-WAN market, the value of holding strategic company retreats, and beer for dogs. Yup, you read that right. Beer for dogs. - read more
 
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October 15th, 2018 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich have some thoughts to share about new solutions from Tech Data and Cisco, parting ways with underperforming employees, and flying the friendly skies with rodents. - read more
 
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October 5th, 2018 | ChannelPro
Join Erick and Rich for a little conversation about Kaseya buying Spanning, keeping your vendor certifications fresh, and the world's oldest known specimen of pumpkin spice seasoning. - read more
 
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October 1st, 2018 | ChannelPro
Listen in as Erick shares his thoughts with Rich on Continuum's managed services market analysis, recommends an audio book full of leadership tips from Navy SEALs, and struggles to understand what might drive a man to storm the cockpit of an airliner just to charge his phone. - read more
 

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