Posts made in June, 2013

Five Magic Tricks to Make Your Numbers Jump Up and Speak to You

Five Magic Tricks to Make Your Numbers Jump Up and Speak to You

Stacey Powell: Take Your Finances to the Gym!   Stacey Powell owns two businesses to help companies be more successful by managing their finances more effectively. At Creating Answers (http://www.creatinganswers.com/), Stacey works with business owners to stop once a month and take a closer look at their numbers.   Meanwhile, over at The Finance Gym (http://thefinancegym.com/), she works with small groups of business owners in a sort...

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Autotask Live Report: ElasticTask Manages Amazon Web Services Billing in Autotask, QuickBooks

Autotask Live Report: ElasticTask Manages Amazon Web Services Billing in Autotask, QuickBooks

Need to Manage Amazon Web Services? ElasticTask Gets The Job Done One of the cool things I noticed about the Autotask Community Live event is that many partners are developing products and services that plug into Autotask. In all cases, these partners solved a problem internally and then turned that program into a product that can be used by others. One of the coolest I saw was ElasticTask.   ElasticTask helps you make sense of your...

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Autotask Live Report: Spam Soap “Click Protect” Offered Free of Charge

Autotask Live Report: Spam Soap “Click Protect” Offered Free of Charge

Spam Soap’s “Click Protect” Scans Attachments When they Download Len Dimiceli from Spam Soap talked to me at Autotask Community Live in Phoenix about the latest and greatest news from Spam Soap.   The latest service from Spam Soap is called Click Protect.  Click Protect scans attachments. But more than that, it always scans the attachment before it’s opened. So if an attachment’s reputation has gone bad, it...

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Autotask Report: Continuum’s “Starter Kit” Gives You Everything You Need

Autotask Report: Continuum’s “Starter Kit” Gives You Everything You Need

Continuum Bundles Everything – And Lets You Test Drive at a Low Price With No Obligation   Continuum (formerly Zenith) was the original RMM solution with NOC back end included. Today they have a very large variety of offerings, including Level 1 and Level 2 tech support on the desktop. They have a new Mobile Device Management program, their Vault BDR, and a “Tech Advantage” program that allows you to send project work to...

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Autotask Live Report: Reflexion Pumps Up Automatic Email Encryption for HIPAA

Autotask Live Report: Reflexion Pumps Up Automatic Email Encryption for HIPAA

Karen Guarino from Reflexion – Spam Filtering, HIPAA Training, and Automated Email Encryption for HIPAA Compliance   Karen  Guarino is the Channel Support Manager at Reflexion. She talked to us at the Autotask Community Live event about the latest and greatest campaigns from Reflexion. Of course Reflexion does spam filtering, but they have added some cool services that allow partners to more easily serve their medical/HIPAA...

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Autotask Live Report: Axcient Featuring “Management by Exception” Interface

Autotask Live Report: Axcient Featuring “Management by Exception” Interface

Steve Noel: Management by Exception Interface takes continuity to the next level    I caught up with Steve “The Dude” Noel, Technical Sales Engineer with Axcient at the Autotask Community Live event.   Axcient’s big push right now is on their “Management by Exception” Interface for their business continuity solution. With this tool, you can get alerts if a good backup is not received within a specified...

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Autotask Live Report: Developing Multiple Streams of Income – Unrelated to Running an MSP

Autotask Live Report: Developing Multiple Streams of Income – Unrelated to Running an MSP

Ken Edwards: Adding Streams of Income … and More    My friend Ken Edwards is a busy member of the community, an SMB 150 award winner, and an Autotask user. Ken owns Maverick Mesa Computers in Glendale, AZ. He also owns a few other small businesses unrelated to I.T. service delivery. Here he gives us some ideas about how to set up “automated” businesses that sell products without him having to deliver services or manage...

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Autotask Report: Welcome to the Mom and Pop Mid Market

Autotask Report: Welcome to the Mom and Pop Mid Market

Mark Moreno: Success with the “Mom and Pop” Mid-Market    My friend Mark Moreno is an active member of the SMB community, an SMB 150 award winner, and an Autotask user. He owns  C&M Support Services & Consulting, Inc. in Elkhart, IN. He has built a great business based on a specific kind  of client, which he calls the “Mom and Pop” mid-market. This is an interesting hybrid market that operates just like...

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Autotask Report: Synnex for Small Business

Autotask Report: Synnex for Small Business

John Phillips: Synnex has an entire Small Business Team   I talked to John Phillips from SMB Connect at Synnex while I was as Autotask Community Live. John was at AT Live to educate folks about a special sales group at Synnex focused completely on the SMB space. The group has 44 sales people, credit programs, and exclusive vendor rebates for participants of the program. See details at www.synnex.com/smbconnect.   You can find out more...

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Autotask Report: ChannelPro SMB Invites You To Their Forum

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 content, great food and great networking opportunities. Sessions include: o Adapting...

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