Archive for the ‘Managing Your Business’ Category

Top Eight Things To Consider As We Ponder An Economic Recovery

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Below is one of the blogs I recently posted within the Autotask Community blogs.  If you are an Autotask user be sure to stop by the community often to participate in the amazing levels of interaction going on there.  If you are not an Autotask user, well… Top Eight Things To Consider ...

New Book from MSPU Now Open for Pre-Order

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

MSP University has announced they are ready to start accepting pre-orders of their next book titled “The Best NOC and Service Desk Operations Book Ever!”. Despite the shameless title you know this is going to be another must have book so you may as well just order in in advance and ...

Zenith / Autotask Integration Rocks!

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

I’ve been testing the very very long awaited integration between Zenith and Autotask on their prerelease server and I am more than impressed.  While the fix-it first list I gave to their dev team was long and I would like to see a LOT more information pulled (yes I have ...

Webinar Worth Watching: The Future of the IT Partner

Friday, July 10th, 2009

A last minute webinar, but others cancellation is our gain! As kicks off our webinar series, we're starting with a blast with a great guest -- Ryan Morris from IPED. Come join us for a discussion on the future of IT delivery. Please feel free to distribute within your groups! ...

The Client Vendor Relationship - Get a Helmet!

Friday, June 5th, 2009

Wow, three YouTube postings in 2 days.  I'm sure you convinced that all I do is surf videos.  I wish.  This came from my SBS Group Co-Lead in an email while I was recovering my servers this morning.  Enjoy and TGIF!!!

From SBS 2008 to Hosted Exchange in One Click!

Friday, April 24th, 2009

OK, so I exaggerate a little with my subject but the reality is that Microsoft has worked really hard to make it easy.  Why?  Some will say so they can steal the revenue that we were charging our customers to manage Exchange and give us a measly 6% as part ...

Are you still competing on price?

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Thanks Bob Burg for sharing this gem during a talk in Texas this week.  Your passion to build value challenges me.  "It is unwise to pay too much, but it's worse to pay too little. When you pay too much, you lose a little money — that is all. When you ...

How to receive up to 5 FREE copies of Microsoft Software to Jump Start Your Prospecting

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Erick asked me to blog this event to help get the word out and I told him to heck with that, I want to speak during the webinar!  You see, I know firsthand that this is probably the best opportunity our there for those of you that want to do ...

Thrive vs Survive

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Kudos to Microsoft  and their User Group Support Services for their latest efforts to support IT pros whom are facing the reality of an uncertain economic future.   Regardless of whether you are currently enjoying good fortune, barely surviving or really struggling, you should check out the resources Microsoft has consolidated ...

Got Web Widget?

Monday, March 16th, 2009

Have you put a widget on your web site yet?  What's a widget you ask?  Actually they can do all sorts of things and were initially made popular by sites like MySpace and FaceBook and via advertisers on most of your popular sites.  Of course many were first exposed to ...