http://www.channelinsider.com - Strongarm recently launched a partner program to help MSPs and VARs offer their SMB customers security services beyond firewalls and antivirus solutions.
http://blog.smallbizthoughts.com - Over on my YouTube Channel, I posted this video: SOP - Your First Hire (Part 2) and Paul asked:"Whats your thoughts on 1099 vs employee? I see pros and cons, and my current 3 techs prefer 1099 since they can write off tools and such. And an employee would cost me 15-30% in taxes, fees, etc.?"- - - - -I assume this conversation is all about hiring within the U.S. Some common sense travels across n
http://www.channelinsider.com - Vendors can drive higher-quality leads via a partner referral program, but most partners aren't making enough money from referrals to make the effort worthwhile.
http://blog.kaseya.com - MSPs and IT pros alike have been making sense of on-premises and hybrid networks with the help of Traverse by Kaseya for over a decade. Now this solution offers even more in the form of the recently announced Traverse 9.5. Topping the list of new features are improved automation to ease the burden of network […]
http://www.channelinsider.com - Given that there's nothing really hard about asking for referrals, one has to wonder why so many salespeople fail to do it.
http://blog.smallbizthoughts.com - I got a note from my friend Rich over at ChannelPro. They are looking for your participation to find the vendor who have had the biggest impact on the SMB channel over the last year. It looks like there's a nomination process, to be followed by voting.Here's there announcement:- - - - -ChannelPro’s annual All-Star awards recognize vendors that our editorial team feel have had a significant impact
http://blog.smallbizthoughts.com - The Countdown Continues!Upcoming Shows:LondonManchesterEdinburghDublinNashvilleAtlantaSan JoseOaklandLas VegasAdelaideMelbourneSydneyBrisbaneMy big SMB Roadshow is heading to Scotland and Ireland next. Please join me!You can find out all the details at www.SMBRoadshow.com.This six-hour seminar is jam packed with great information about bundling, selling, implementing, and maintaining cl