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June 20th, 2019 | Rich Freeman
Live from the great outdoors at the site of this week’s DattoCon conference, Erick and Rich chat about Datto’s new cloud continuity solution for PCs, the wisdom of being methodical about marketing, and a scientific breakthrough from Boaty McBoatface. - read more
 
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June 13th, 2019 | ChannelPro
Rich and Erick discuss the many valuable distributor and vendor resources that channel pros often fail to take advantage of, as well as the bad, bad things that can happen when someone on an airplane decides they need emergency access to a bathroom. - read more
 
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May 31st, 2019 | ChannelPro
Rich is on vacation this week, yet somehow managed to record a new episode of the 5 Minute Roundup with Erick anyway. To mix things up, your hosts provide reading tips this time around, and then discuss what can happen to your wallet if you return an overdue library book after 82 years. - read more
 
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May 24th, 2019 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich take a deep dive into the latest State of the MSP research from Datto, discuss using good old fashioned snail mail to separate your marketing from the crowd, and share notes on the many people overreacting to the Game of Throne finale. - read more
 
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May 20th, 2019 | ChannelPro
Facebook is bringing its Workplace collaboration tool to the channel, and your 5 Minute Roundup co-hosts have some thoughts about it. They also have advice for you about shadowing your employees and proof from the people responsible for Australia's A$50 bill that consulting an editor is a good idea any time you put something in writing. - read more
 
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May 9th, 2019 | ChannelPro
Live from Kaseya Connect IT, Erick and Rich discuss Kaseya's acquisition of dark web monitoring leader ID Agent, the reasons why sales training should matter as much to you as technical training, and research results suggesting that many security pros think the people they're protecting aren't terribly bright. - read more
 
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May 2nd, 2019 | ChannelPro
Coming to you live from the latest ChannelPro SMB Forum in Chicago, Rich and Erick share thoughts about VoIP vendor Cytracom's big bang launch of new software, hardware, and pricing, why creating book clubs for your employees is a good idea, and a sweet job opening who likes the idea of getting paid to spend two uninterrupted months in bed. - read more
 
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April 26th, 2019 | ChannelPro
Listen in as Rich Freeman and Erick Simpson discuss the massive cloud growth vendors are experiencing, the slower growth in the channel, two clever ways to add new technicians to your payroll, and snot otters. Yes, you read that right: snot otters. - read more
 
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April 19th, 2019 | ChannelPro
Coming to you live from the SMB TechFest show in Anaheim, Rich Freeman and Erick Simpson chat about recent research data on server hardware (hint: people are still buying it), the value of taking your clients out to lunch now and then, and Game of Thrones finale predictions from a German AI engine. - read more
 
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April 15th, 2019 | ChannelPro
Mere minutes after returning home from the Tech Data Endpoint Symposium, Rich Freeman has thoughts to share about it with co-host Erick Simpson, who has thoughts of his own about bundling managed services. Then both hosts ponder the meaning of a calendar from Oracle Park that magically erases Salesforce's giant HQ from the San Francisco skyline. - read more
 

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