Autotask Report: ChannelPro SMB Invites You To Their Forum
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Autotask Report: ChannelPro SMB Invites You To Their Forum

Michael Siggins from ChannelPro SMB   At the Autotask Community Live conference, I caught up with Michael Siggins, Publisher of ChannelProSMB. They loved the event and the sense of community.   Michael highlighted for us the upcoming ChannelPro SMB Forum in New Jersey September 10th. Channel Pro Forum  will be a jam-packed, one-day affair with great…

Autotask Report: Pump Up the Auto with Travis Austin
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Autotask Report: Pump Up the Auto with Travis Austin

Travis Austin: PumpUpTheAuto.com   One of the first and best Autotask experts is Mr. Travis Austin. Travis has developed programs for getting information in and out of Autotask. Now he specializes in helping companies get the most from their Autotask investment. Austin’s new venture is called PumpUpTheAuto.com.   Of course  Travis was at Autotask Community…

Online or Offline: Networking is Networking (Interview with Richard Tubb)
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Online or Offline: Networking is Networking (Interview with Richard Tubb)

Richard Tubb – Effective Business Networking: How to Network Online and Offline   Richard Tubb is well known for the Tubblog at http://www.tubblog.co.uk/. Richard is a former Managed Service Provider and now a successful coach for I.T. Consultants.     Richard has worked in the IT industry for more than 15 years, working at large corporations…

Creativity is Not Magic: Think Inside the Box
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Creativity is Not Magic: Think Inside the Box

John Armato – Think Inside the Box   John Armato is a Senior Vice President & Senior Partner, and Creative Strategist for Fleishman-Hillard International Communications.     John helps companies set strategy, shape messages, and develop programs to inspire people, sell products, solve problems, promote causes, and avert crises. He has won dozens of awards and…

Demystifying QuickBooks – With Rayanne Buchianico
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Demystifying QuickBooks – With Rayanne Buchianico

Rayanne Buchianico Rayanne Buchianico is an Accountant and MSP Business Consultant. At the SMB Online Conference in June, she’ll be talking about Understanding Your Financials: Three Mandatory Monthly Reports and What They Are Telling You. We talked last week about how you can use QuickBooks and your financials. She gave some great information – which…

Manuel Palachuk on The Five Most Important Tools for Your Success
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Manuel Palachuk on The Five Most Important Tools for Your Success

Manuel Palachuk My brother Manuel is an author, business coach, and outsourced CIO. He worked at KPEnterprises for six years, half of it as President. In this presentation he talks about the five tools that can transform your company overnight. He has over 25 years of business, management, and training experience in the computer and…

Brian Sharp: Take Back Your Business and Turn it Around
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Brian Sharp: Take Back Your Business and Turn it Around

Brian Sharp Brian Sharp is a great motivational speaker/trainer. He runs a company that helps small business owners learn to use speaking and presenting as a means to expand their company and make sales. His company is called Go Big – http://www.gobigcompany.com/. As you’ll hear in this interview, Brian does not like the “pitch fest” approach…

Michael Siggins Talks About ChannelPro Forum, Reader Choice Awards, and More!
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Michael Siggins Talks About ChannelPro Forum, Reader Choice Awards, and More!

I had a great talk with Michael Siggins, Publisher of ChannelProSMB. Among other things, he brought me up to speed on their big live event scheduled for April 10th: Channel Pro SMB Forum. This day-long educational event will be in beautiful Long Beach, CA. The weather is expected to be perfect! Channel Pro Forum  will be a jam-packed,…

Karl Palachuk’s 2013 “State of the Nation” Address for Small Business Consultants
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Karl Palachuk’s 2013 “State of the Nation” Address for Small Business Consultants

For several years now, I have presented my “State of the Nation” address for small business IT consultants. I never pretend that I’m unbiased. But most of my writing is pretty matter of fact. And most of my interviewing is intended to coax information out of other people. But once a year I dust off…

AVG Cloud Care Packages AV, Content Filtering, and Remote IT Service
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AVG Cloud Care Packages AV, Content Filtering, and Remote IT Service

AVG Announces Cloud Care As I was wandering the floor at IT Nation, Jessica Turner from AVG stopped me to give me some information about the new AVG program: Cloud Care. Then Austen Clark wandered up to hand me to AVG marketing goodies. I assumed he was an AVG employee, but he’s a very happy…