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Scott Sanders: Building an Online Community

Scott Sanders: Building an Online Community

Karl caught up with Scott Sanders, founder of the IT Business Owners Group to dig into the details of Scott’s online Facebook community. And – to hear about their upcoming member cruise in September 2021 so there’s plenty of time to join The IT Business Owners Group (ITBOG) is a sponsor driven community that was created on social media to bring a common channel for IT business owners and the vendors of the products in which...

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Paul Green: The Unique Marketing Opportunity Created by Covid

Paul Green: The Unique Marketing Opportunity Created by Covid

Karl connected with Paul Green about not only how to get started (or continue) your marketing strategy as an MSP, but also how to navigate the sales climate created by COVID. Grab some free resources at his website below and catch some actionable tips during the podcast. About Paul: Paul Green is an MSP marketing expert, based in the UK, working with 200+ MSPs all over the world. He helps MSPs improve their marketing and generate more leads with...

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Jim Roddy: Helping your Retail IT Channel Clients Stay Profitable and Relevent During COVID 19

Jim Roddy: Helping your Retail IT Channel Clients Stay Profitable and Relevent During COVID 19

Karl talked with Jim Roddy this week on the topic of the Retail IT Channel. Jim Roddy is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Retail Solutions Providers Association, and he does not fall short in suggestions on how to support your clients in the restaurant, retail, and similar spaces during COVID-19. About Jim: Jim Roddy is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA). He has been...

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Mike Semel: How Smart MSPs Reduce Their Risks

Mike Semel: How Smart MSPs Reduce Their Risks

Karl and Mike get together to talk about some simple steps to lower your risks and preserve your lifestyle as a smart managed services provider. Mike Semel is a noted thought leader, speaker, blogger, and best-selling author. He is the President of Semel Consulting, focused on compliance regulations; cyber security; and Business Continuity planning. Mike has also developed Semel Systems, a series of cybersecurity and compliance training and...

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Rayanne Buchianico Talks Financial Processes in your IT Services Firm

Rayanne Buchianico Talks Financial Processes in your IT Services Firm

Karl caught up with his good friend Rayanne this week to talk about your IT Business’ Finances, updates to the PPP Loans, and your chart of accounts. Rayanne is the owner of ABC Solutions, LLC in Clearwater, Florida providing complete accounting, business, and tax consulting services to IT Professionals in the United States and abroad. Pick up some tips about tracking sales tax vs use tax and more, plus where you can get Rayanne’s...

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Eric Beller: Add Residual Income through Partnering

Eric Beller: Add Residual Income through Partnering

James Kernan met with Eric Beller about building residual income. Eric Beller is a seasoned sales leader with executive experience in managing business development and support operations for decentralized sales teams and distributors. He is senior vice president of sales for Sandler Partners, America’s Fastest Growing Distributor of Connectivity & Cloud Services. In this role, Beller oversees recruitment and management of the...

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Karl and Amy talk Retainers

Karl and Amy talk Retainers

Co-hosts Karl Palachuk and Amy Babinchak got together to discuss the use of Retainers in the MSP space. Amy shares exactly how they are applied in her business, the freedom they allow, and how she deals with the question of “roll-over hours.” And more – there’s always more when these two get together. – Amy Babinchak is the owner of three IT related businesses: Harbor Computer Services, Third Tier and Sell My MSP...

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