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Video
August 30th, 2019 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich have some thoughts to share about Acronis jumping into cybersecurity services, forging a strategy for your business before investing in your business, and a new text-based support service (yea!) from Spirit Airlines that costs $25 to use (boo!). - read more
 
Video
August 22nd, 2019 | ChannelPro
This week, Erick and Rich dive into Tech Data’s new government contract sharing program, the importance of keeping your managed service bundles fresh, and evidence that it may be a while before computers are as good at grading essays as real live people. - read more
 
Blog Entry
August 20th, 2019 | Lisa Shorr
Seven life and business lessons from a university president who overcame severe obstacles, via an MSP and channel pro image consultant. - read more
 
Slide Gallery
August 18th, 2019 | Rich Freeman
Six leading MSP coaches and a room full of channel pros met at CompTIA’s ChannelCon show recently to talk best practices. Here’s some of the advice they shared on generating leads, spending marketing dollars wisely, firing clients, and more. - read more
 
Video
August 16th, 2019 | ChannelPro
When is BDR software sexy? When it comes with unlimited storage. Join Erick and Rich for a chat about that new feature from Axcient, the importance of being realistic about how many strategic goals you pursue, and the creepiness of Amazon having facial recognition technology that knows when you’re afraid. - read more
 
Article
August 15th, 2019 | Jennifer McCready
Active collaboration requires spaces and technology that encourage people to move about freely and participate equally. - read more
 
Slide Gallery
August 15th, 2019 | Rich Freeman
According to Marketopia’s Andra Hedden, there’s often a yawning gap between the marketing assistance channel pros need from vendors and the marketing assistance they get. Here’s her advice on what vendors should do differently. - read more
 
Article
August 13th, 2019 | Joseph Landes
Five tips to optimize Azure expenses and infrastructure to increase margins and make more money. - read more
 
Article
August 9th, 2019 | Robin Robins
Money flows to those who do the right activities—and have the hustle—to attract it. - read more
 
Video
August 7th, 2019 | ChannelPro
Can you guess where Erick and Rich are recording from this week? Hint: They’ll be discussing the unique role CompTIA plays in the channel, plus why you should involve your employees in decision-making, grasshoppers in Las Vegas, and other biblical plagues. - read more
 

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