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September 18th, 2015 | Karl Palachuk
The astute observer will note that I've started posting weekly videos on Standard Operating Procedures for Managed Service Providers. I've got about ten up so far and I'm posting one a week. - read more
August 17th, 2015 | Daniel L. Newman
Being available to your customers during weekdays and business hours is not enough. It's time to provide more 'service lanes' of communication in the modern, connected world. - read more
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April 10th, 2015 | Karl Palachuk
I had a great coaching session with a new MSP this week. He's been in business for many years, has signed one managed service deal, and is about to sign his second. That's what makes him a new MSP. - read more
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February 2nd, 2015 | Karl Palachuk
I am extremelyproud to announce that we have an amazing line-up for the 2015 SMB Online Conference. Our theme this year is Time to Thrive. - read more
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January 30th, 2015 | Karl Palachuk
Please mark your calendars for a free webinar with Results Software. We use Result CRM in-house. We're just learning about the newest version. - read more
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September 18th, 2014 | Karl Palachuk
Wow. Some books take a month to be "born" into the world. I guess I should expect something like that from a work like this. - read more
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January 9th, 2014 | Karl Palachuk
The notes and time entries in your ticketing system are perhaps the most important documentation that exists within your service department. It's the key to solving problems, defending your billing, justifying payroll, and much more. As a result, you need some standard procedures about entering service notes (time entries). - read more
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November 26th, 2013 | Karl Palachuk
Technology always changes the relationships between businesses and people, just as it does between people and between businesses. As we move into the final weeks before the New Year, it's worth considering how these changes affect us. - read more
October 11th, 2013 | Sandra Gittlen
Acquiring customers is easy; getting them to re-up is the hard part. Industry experts offer insight into extracting more value from your existing client base. - read more
May 17th, 2012 | James E. Gaskin
Resellers say they are in the lead in the ongoing match-up with big box retailers. Find out how you can compete with Geek Squad and other big box services. - read more


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