Strip Away The BS! What You Need To Score Big With Your Marketing

Jun 16

UlisticListen to today’s episode HERE.

Today Karl talks to Ulistic’s Stuart Crawford who gives a run down on the types of public relations they do for their managed service provider clients. Ulistic is a full-service marketing agency for MSPs that includes services that cover outsourced web-marketing, business websites, social media, email blasting, case study writing, Google AdWords, and more!

 

Dave Seibert

Dave Seibert, from IT Innovators, talks about the various IT conferences he is involved with currently, to include the SMB TechFest quarterly conference and the SMB Online Conference.

 

Rayanne BuchianicoRayanne Buchianico also joins us in our Oddballs segment and gives a QuickBooks tip on how to handle bounced checks.

 

 

 

 

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*LINKS from today’s episode*

* SMB Online Conference 2015
June 23 – 25
Online
Find Out More HERE.

*ASCII Success Summit Tours
June 24 – 25
New York / New Jersey
Find Out More HERE.

* Windows 10 Behind the Curtain Event
June 23rd
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Find Out More HERE.

* Windows 10 Behind the Curtain Event
June 25th
Austin, TX
Find Out More HERE.

* Webinar – Globalization of SMB – Featuring TechSoup’s Chris Worman
June 30th – 10:00AM Pacific
Online *Free*
Register now HERE.

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Business Solutions for MSPs

May 19

Listen to today’s episode HERE.

Bernadette Wilson_OT_5Bernadette Wilson, Associate Editor of Business Solutions Magazine, joins the show today to talk about the resources and articles the magazine provides for IT channel company executives, VARs, integrators, and MSPs.

Bernadette also highlights some current article features and updates listeners on their current Channel Transitions conference tour (Odd Tuesdays listeners are given a special code in the interview to access a free pass to one of the conferences.).

Rayanne Buchianico

 

Resident Oddball Rayanne Buchianico also joins the show in our Oddballs segment. Rayanne runs through tips on how to make use of downloading bank transactions via QuickBooks.

 

The episode also includes the latest in Tech News and upcoming tech events!

 

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Listen out for today’s listener coupon to save $$ on the upcoming MSP Online Conference!

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*LINKS from today’s episode*

* ASCII Success Summit Tours
May 27 – 28
Chicago, IL
Find Out More HERE.

* WITI Summit (Women In Technology)
May 31 – June 2
San Jose, CA
Find Out More HERE.

* LabTech Automation Nation
June 1 – 3
Orlando, FL
Find Out More HERE.

* Webinar – Globalization of SMB Series
May 26th – 10:00 AM Pacific
*Free* Registration HERE.

* Great Little Seminar Online Courses 
June 2 – June 30
Online Classes
Financial Processes that Make All the Difference
Register HERE.

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SaaSMAX’s Reseller-Friendly Apps

Apr 16

SaaSMAXListen to today’s episode HERE.

Today we are joined by SaaSMAX CEO Dina Moskowitz and VP Partner Clinton Gatewood to discuss the marketplace they have available of reseller-friendly SaaS applications.

During the discussion it is revealed that SMBs have on average 8-9 SaaS applications, particularly managing marketing and sales business activities. Clinton notes that following their SaaSMAX blog, WiseSaaS, is a good way to learn of new and upcoming applications.

Sales Coach Gil Cargill joins the show as well to give a teaser on his upcoming presentation in the June MSP Online Conference.

Rayanne BuchianicoRayanne Buchianico also joins us today in our Oddballs segment. Rayanne shares tips on keeping things simple with your business accounting.

 

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Listen out for today’s listener coupon to save $$$ on MSP classes over at GreatLittleSeminars!

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*LINKS from today’s episode*

* Robin Robins Boot Camp
Apr 22 – 25
Nashville, TN
More info HERE.

* SMBTech Fest
Apr 23 – 24
Anaheim, CA
More info HERE.

* ChannelNext East
April 27 – 28
Quebec, Canada
More info HERE.

* Great Little Seminar Online Courses
Apr 28 – May 26
Online Class – Managing Your Service Board – Setup, Core SOPs, and Daily Procedures
Register HERE.

* ASCII Texas
April 29-30
Austin, TX
More info HERE.

* Globalization of SMB Webinar Series
April 28, 10AM Pacific: With Special Guest Richard Tubb!
Online
*Free* Registration HERE.

 

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Generating Leads With Social Ammo

Feb 17

Social Ammo

While on our 2014 Roadshow, Karl and I met a fan in Sydney who spoke extremely highly of a lead generation company that secured him so many leads for his MSP business, he was considering removing any in-house sales positions that currently had lead generation responsibility. He raved that the difference in results from Social Ammo compared to his in-house team in teeing up new business was night and day.

 

Today Karl talks to Social Ammo’s Peter Caddick who shares how his company got started and how they can specifically help MSPs create leads. The focal point of Social Ammo’s efforts is on data mining LinkedIn connections, which can perhaps be viewed as daunting work or even an unproductive way in which an MSP can gain new business. Peter explains just how they take the reins of this strategy and outlines how successful it can be.  

 Rayanne Buchianico

Rayanne Buchianico also joins us today in our Oddballs segment. Rayanne gives step-by-step instruction on how to enter bartering transactions into QuickBooks.

 

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The 4th annual SMBOnline Conference, Time to Thrive-2015, is now accepting registrations!

The first 50 to register, get all 3 days for just $99. Don’t miss out! Visit SMBOnlineConference.com to register!

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Systematic Success Breakdown

Jul 15

Online Conference

 

We at Small Biz Thoughts recently held our 3rd annual Online Conference and today’s Odd Tuesdays episode features snippets from some of the best keynotes this year.

The Systematic Success 2014 Conference featured 12 of the best business and technology speakers from North America and the UK in our ongoing pursuit to bring the best practices and tips for MSPs to your “online door”.

 

Rayanne Buchianico

We also welcome back Rayanne Buchianico in our Oddballs segment.

Rayanne offers tips on the Desktop Premier version of QuickBooks vs. the Online Essentials version.

 

Also announced in this episode is that Karl’s latest book is out!

 

Project Management

The Project Management in Small Business book, co-authored with Dana J Goulston, features project planning & management processes that are quick to learn and easy to teach to your assistants, fellow techs, and sub-contractors.

The book highlights the processes for dealing with spinoff work and is a true How-To on managing scope creep!

 

 

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