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This blog is dedicated to helping VARs, MSPs and ITSPs to build a bigger, better and stronger business. No product advertising is on this web site! It is 100% supported by TechnoPlanet and a group of business coaches whose mission is to help the IT Channel.

We want to deliver relevant information, tools and services to help VARs, MSPs and ITSPs streamline, manage and market their businesses. The end-goal is to help them to build a next generation business model, remain relevant and make more sustainable profits.

VAR Office Suite™ – Tools and services to run your business.

VARTrends™ – Events to learn and experience the tools and services.

VARCoach™ – Content to educate how to build a stronger business.

VARMastermind™ – Join a group of 10 peers with the support of 6 business coaches to grow your business.

Best Managed IT Companies™ – Take a free best business practice assessment test and get a free report on your strengths and weaknesses. Know what you do not know so you can improve! It’s the perfect step to get started!

These five brands are supported by TechnoPlanet, a channel development company for over 25 years, based in Canada. Its team has been in the IT industry since 1984 and had a front row seat to witness its incredible evolution. The creation of VAR Office Suite, VARTrends, VARCoach and VARMasterMind are its latest initiatives to support the IT Channel. Everything TechnoPlanet does is to benefit the IT channel. To learn more please visit www.technoplanet.com

This VARCoach blog will provide the educational content for VARs, MSPs and ITSPs to learn and VAR Office Suite will provide the tools and services to help you get the job done right. It’s free to subscribe and receive the weekly 1-minute e-newsletter update. If you are not sure, read this blog and see how or if we can help your company.

VAR Office Suite is a resource of independent tools or services that were developed specifically to help VARs, MSPs and ITSPs run their business. The independent vendors of these tools truly understand the DNA of a VAR. All of the solutions are already being used by many VARs, MSPs and ITSPs to run their business. Most of the tools you find in VAR Office Suite were selected based on recommendations from VARs, MSPs and ITSPs who use and like them!

VARTrends is a different type of channel event. It is 100% educational. It is where VARs, MSPs and ITSPs come to learn from the best business coaches and explore all of the tools and services that they can use to run their entire business. This event is about the business of being a VAR, MSP or ITSP. We also explore the latest trends in the channel where successful VARs, MSPs and ITSPs are exploiting to build a recurring revenue business.

VARMasterMind is the ultimate solution for helping any VAR, MSP and ITSP grow their business successfully. You are matched with a group of 10 similar-size VARs, MSPs or ITSPs to collaborate for at least one year under the careful supervision of 6 business coaches. It will help you improve every area of your business and its mission is to help you grow your profits by 30% within the first year!

BestManagedITCompanies is an exclusive online tool for VARs, MSPs and ITSPs to test their best business practices in 12 areas with about 200 questions. Each company who completes the test will receive a simple indication of red, yellow or green in each area of best business practice so they will know where they could improve. Our business consultants are available to help build an action plan to help them to overcome their weaknesses and exploit their strengths. The questions of this test has been compiled with the help of many top professional business Coaches who are active in the IT Channel.

The channel needs the next generation of Partners to remain relevant. VARs, MSPs and ITSPs who get it, have already started the transformation. Call it the next generation VAR, MSP, ITSP, Solution Provider, Business Advisor, IT Consultant or whatever you wish. What really matters is that you find a road map to sustain your growth and success in the future. You can start by building your own roadmap by taking the best business practice assessment test at www.bestmanageditcompanies.com.

As with every new era in the channel, the challenges are big, but so are the opportunities for those who adapt to the market needs. We invite you to read the blog and watch the videos. Share it with your staff. We believe this information will help you to move the needle up on your business, regardless if you use any of the tools or services.

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