What helps you decide which channel events to attend?

Is it the… Theme? Topics? Speakers? Exhibitors? Content? Location? Organizer? Reputation? Venue? Duration? Peer-to-Peer networking? Parties? News media coverage? Habit? Influencers? Past Experience? Cost? Want to know what your peers consider when deciding? Please take this 30-second survey and we will send you the results for free! You can also share your comments… Last time I counted, there were about ... Read More »

Is the tail wagging the dog?

By Channeliser You need to “Socialise” with ALL your partners, not just the managed minority. For vendors and distributors who wants to shake the “long-tail” of inactive partners into action, you need the technology tools to engage and socialise. And I don’t mean send tiresome tweets and potted posts and neutral newsletters in the hope that something sticks, but targeted, ... Read More »

The Perfect Guide When Your Employees Are Calling Sick

By Aline Ayoub Whenever an employee working for you is away from work due to illness, it’s often causing some degree of frustration.  Because unexpected absences, can be detrimental to the productivity and efficiency of your operations. Furthermore, there are direct costs associated with paid sick leave or other benefits. And there is also the cost of other employees working ... Read More »

Are Emojis Okay for Business Email?

By Tara Landes Have you ever experienced the scenario where a team member is lamenting their colleague’s lack of responsiveness? The email chain has gone back and forth ten times with clarifying questions and still there is no resolution. In your mind, the situation is ridiculous. The people writing the emails are sitting three cubicles away from each other. This ... Read More »

The Day(s) After International Woman’s Day 2019

It was great to see all of the activities around the recent International’s Woman’s Day on March 8th. A lot has happened since the birth of the IWD back in 1909. So many women have fought the battle to get to where we they are today. Interestingly, IWD was a day initially supported by socialist and communist movements around the ... Read More »

How Toxic Employees Can Keep You Out of Trouble

By Aline Ayoub Avoiding a toxic hire, or letting one go quickly, delivers $12,500 in cost savings. A Harvard Business School study of more than 60,000 employees found that “a superstar performer–one that models desired values and delivers consistent performance” brings in more than $5,300 in cost savings to a company. Amazon is known for its demanding work environment and because of ... Read More »

22 Crazy Big Reasons Why All Channel Partners Should Be At ChannelNEXT19 EAST On April 8-9! Maintenant aussi en français!

Version française incluse au bas de la pagee If you are a VAR, MSP, MSSP, ITSP or ISV located in Eastern Canada or any neighboring state in the upper east coast of the US, then save April 8-9 in your calendar as you may want to attend ChannelNEXT19 EAST (hosted in Esterel, a beautiful Quebec resort and spa located just ... Read More »

Webinar – Build Your Business Brand – Sell More Stuff

Whether you need to sell your products, share some big news, or tell a story, Email Platform’s campaign builder makes it easy to create an email marketing campaign that best suits your message and offers much more: – Keep a personal touch while removing manual tasks from your to-do list… – Pre-built marketing automation creates room to focus on strategy ... Read More »

The 2018 Reseller Choice Award Winners For Canada are…

What a fantastic evening! The industry’s best of the best in the Canadian Channel gathered at the fabulous Eglinton Grand in Toronto to celebrate their award wins at the 12th Annual Reseller Choice Awards and Canada’s 50 Best Managed IT Companies awards!  This year was exceptional as we literally went over the venue’s capacity. We apologize to those who could ... Read More »

Canada’s 50 Best Managed IT Companies Awards Is Off The Charts!

This award is gaining huge traction each year. The primary goal is simply to help all VARs, MSPs, ITSPs, MSSPs and ISVs to benchmark their best business practices and hopefully improve. It is always free to take the online assessment at www.bestmanageditcompanies.com. Our big mission is to help the entire channel to become bigger, better, stronger and smarter so it ... Read More »