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Erick Simpson

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July 15th, 2019 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich chew over Microsoft’s now-you-see-‘em, now-you-don’t partner program changes, a classic strategy for getting your marketing onto a business owner’s desk, and what happens when a precision flying team is less than precise about navigation. - read more
 
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July 8th, 2019 | ChannelPro
Erick and Rich discuss Breach Secure Now's Security-as-a-Service bundle, why professional-grade RMM and PSA solutions are a must for every MSP, and exactly how much Americans will spend on beer, fireworks, and maybe finger re-attachment surgery this year on the 4th of July. - read more
 
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June 28th, 2019 | ChannelPro
If Erick and Rich seem a little perkier than usual, it’s probably because they're not traveling for a change. They are, however, talking about Axcient's new emphasis on being easy to partner with, giving your business a semi-annual health check, and one more reason why no one uses their phone to make phone calls. - read more
 
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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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