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Become a Certified Cloud Reseller with Free MSP MasterClass

Here’s an opportunity you don’t want to miss. Microsoft, CompTIA and SherWeb have put together a great workshop series that will teach you all about marketing and selling your offers in the cloud. It’s called the MSP MasterClass and it’s FREE! Learn how to build the best packaged offers on the market and how to adapt your selling strategy to ... Read More »

The tango between marketing and sales

Like the tango dance, it’s not too difficult to learn the steps, but perfecting the dance takes a lot of practice, anticipation, emotion, timing and passion for perfection. And, it always takes two to tango! For this article, the two that I am referring to are marketing and sales. Sales typically blames marketing for generating the wrong prospects. Marketing blames ... Read More »

The future of aging channel partners

Well, if you are approaching that age when you are thinking of retirement, then you are not alone. Actually about 1/3 of the channel partners plan to retire within the next 7 years. If you are prepared and have done well in business, then you are all set to head off to that beach. If not, it can get quite ... Read More »

5 Steps For MSPs and VARs To Future-Proof Their Business

Benchmark your best business practices. If you are not running on best business practices, then you are simply not operating as efficient as you can be. This makes you less effective which puts you at a disadvantage to competitors. You can test your best business practices at Best Managed IT Companies, for free. Connect with the right business coaches to ... Read More »

How to Become a Better Listener

The cacophony of opinions screamed into the world on social media, in meetings, at conferences, and in classrooms provides ample evidence that it is a human need to be heard. But with all this yelling going on, who is listening? Great leaders have learned to listen carefully to feedback from their staff, their customers, their vendors, and any other stakeholders ... Read More »

What are you doing on June 28-29 in the UK?

Want to get some inspiration and deep insights on building a smarter Managed Services Provider business? We have assembled 10 of the best channel business coaches and experts who are preparing to come to Milton Keynes on June 28-29 to help you in ways that you will only appreciate when you experience the live event. Come one or both days! ... Read More »

Rise of the new ChannelNEXT 2.0

As the attendees started streaming into Collingwood on June 5th, there was a high level of anticipation in the air as we knew something magical was about to happen. The delegates quickly realized that the agenda was packed with a lot of business coaches and independent speakers that would either provide valuable information about the IT industry or actionable tips ... Read More »

Selling Happiness

At the upcoming ChannelNEXT event on June 5-6, Marc Gordon will be speaking on selling happiness to create customer experiences that inspire loyalty and encourage referrals. Every VAR, MSP and Vendor want to foster customer loyalty. A case can be made that customer loyalty may be the ultimate measurement in business success. How is your customer experience and loyalty? Do ... Read More »