Third Tier Micro-Staffing and More
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Third Tier Micro-Staffing and More

Just in case you haven’t heard of Third Tier . . . Third Tier (www.thirdtier.net) provides services for technology consultants. They provide education and assistance on a wide variety of topics. I caught up with Amy Babinchak a few days ago to find out what new and cool. It turns out there’s LOTS of great news from…

Odd Tuesdays

ChannelEyes & MSP Financial Processes

Catch our Dec 16th Odd Tuesdays episode! Karl speaks with ChannelEyes‘ Jay McBain about their mobile app platform for connecting Vendors and channel partners. Rayanne Buchianico also joins the show in our Oddballs segment. Rayanne talks about her MSP course –  the Financial Processes That Make All the Difference. The course is geared for MSPs and covers such topics as:…

SMB TechFest – November 21-22 (and more)
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SMB TechFest – November 21-22 (and more)

I just got back from the big ChannelPro SMB Forum in Philadelphia. For more information on next year’s events, visit http://events.channelpronetwork.com/. At the event, I talked to a number of vendors. Here is present some quick shout-outs from Datto, Buffalo Tech, Excel Micro, Lenovo, and StorageCraft.   Most importantly, I had a chance to hang out…

Odd Tuesdays

Datto’s Continuity & an ASCII Scoop

In the October 21st Odd Tuesdays episode Datto’s Rob Rae, joins the show to discuss continuity as a viable solution for small business. Karl and Rob also discuss the future of hybrid cloud solutions and data storage issues, particularly in relation to storage across country lines. This episode also features an interview with ASCII’s Jerry Koutavas who has…

Odd Tuesdays

Jeff Ponts Highlights Datatel’s Integration Options

Oct 7th’s episode of Odd Tuesdays sees Datatel Solutions‘ Jeff Ponts join the show. Jeff talks about software integration vs. systems integration. Jeff also talks about the other hats he wears, to include President of the Technology Channel Association (TCA) and Co-Chair to CompTIA’s Telecom Advisory Council. This episode also features a conversation Karl has with GFI Max’s Caroline McClelland at the recent…

Brain Bites
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Brain Bites

The Sept 16th episode of Odd Tuesday highlights a Kickstarter campaign Chip Reaves from Bigger Brains launched to raise awareness for a series of courses Bigger Brains is currently developing. The Brain Bites mini-courses are basic productivity courses MSPs can resell to their clients that cover productivity skills in Time Management, Organizing Files, and Managing Email. And in the show’s Oddballs…

The Office 365 Gold Rush Is On – and so is the SMB Nation Fall Conference
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The Office 365 Gold Rush Is On – and so is the SMB Nation Fall Conference

In September 2nd’s episode of Odd Tuesdays, Karl welcomes back SMB Nation‘s Harry Brelsford to discuss the latest on Windows XP and Server 03 migrations. Resident Oddball Amy Babinchak also joins the show to talk about Microsoft’s Multipoint. You can find the Sept 2nd Odd Tuesdays episode here. ALSO! Karl’s latest 4-Book Series, the Managed Services Operation Manual, is out now! –…

Avoid Overwhelm As An IT Business Owner
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Avoid Overwhelm As An IT Business Owner

August 19th’s episode of Odd Tuesdays welcomes Richard Tubb to talk about his book The IT Business Survival Guide. Richard joined Karl earlier in the year in Karl’s annual SMB Online Conference and the two frequently collaborate in the MSP consulting space. Also in this episode, listeners are updated with upcoming Tech news & events and Manuel Palachuk joins the…