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Videos

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.
 
Didn't pay much notice to the launch of NetSuite's new partner program? Rich Freeman and Erick Simpson are here to tell you why you should have, plus why you should deliver bad performance news to your techs right away instead of eventually, and why Microsoft (for better or worse) has given up on April Fool's Day gags.
 
Mere miles apart in Southern California, co-hosts Rich Freeman and Erick Simpson trade thoughts on the new risk assessment solution from ConnectWise, why every channel pro needs a security strategy, and the scary fact that it’s possible for a commercial flight bound for Dusseldorf to end up in Edinburgh instead.
 
In the second of a two-part series, managed services guru Manuel Palachuk describes the final, easy, steps to take when getting a business strategy off the ground.
 
Broadcasting from separate rooms for the first time in weeks, Erick Simpson and Rich Freeman discuss HP's security-as-a-service launch, the importance for MSPs of nurturing future leaders, and National Caffeine Awareness Month.
 
Side by side for a (possibly) record setting third time straight, co-hosts Erick Simpson and Rich Freeman report from the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit, debate going all in on one distributor, and break the rule against crying over spilled milk, or rather beer in this case.
 
Interview
The CEO of Technology Marketing Toolkit speaks with ChannelPro from the green room of her annual IT sales and marketing boot camp about MSP concerns, the importance of fundamentals, and the quest to raise $1 million for St. Jude Hospital for Children.
 
In the first of a two-part series, managed services guru Manuel Palachuk outlines the first three, surprisingly simple, steps to take on the road to formulating a business strategy.
 
Together again and loving it, Erick Simpson and Rich Freeman discuss ID Agent's new security training service, how to get peer referrals, and what just may be the world's sweetest job (hint: it involves eating chocolate).
 
Find out what co-hosts Erick Simpson and Rich Freeman think about ConnectWise being bought by private equity investor Thoma Bravo, paying your technicians performance bonuses, and hiring a dog to do your next big welding job.
 
Crafting a business strategy is easier than you think. Or it will be, anyway, after you’ve heard managed services guru Manuel Palachuk’s quick take on that topic here.
 

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