Covid-19 restrictions and their lingering after-effects have been creating disruption around the availability of goods for the past few years. These effects have hit most industries across the world including IT. While many industries have normalized significantly, indicators show that the IT industry may be affected long into 2023.
ChannelCon 2022 was a chance to reconnect and reinvigorate your business and your career through networking, and educational sessions. Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Chip Reaves of Bigger Brains to discuss this three day event.
Harry has spent over 20 years building SMB Nation and other ventures from the ground up. From building marketing plans that deliver results to helping businesses grow he has vast experience in nearly any situation.
In times when people are still working remotely, the need to stay connected has become more important than ever. With in person meetings limited, video conferencing systems have become the lifeline to organizations everywhere. Microsoft Teams is one of the leading video conferencing platforms on the market today. With its robust, reliable remote meeting solutions for team collaboration and communication, Microsoft has made it easy to communicate and collaborate with others.
In today’s ever changing landscape of cloud computing, cybersecurity threats, labor shortages and the emergence of new technologies many MSP’s are examining what they want for their business, and how they are going to obtain being masters of so many diverse technologies. Rather than try to master such a diverse portfolio of offerings in house, many MSPs are looking to mergers and acquisitions to expand their offerings, and join in joint ventures.
In 2020, large numbers of workers, restricted from going to the office, began to take a hard look at their lives. From commute times, to cost of living in big cities, and more, many people flocked to “gateway communities” (small communities located close to national parks, ski resorts, and outdoor recreation). Although many people are continuing to work from home, many analyst are wondering if these Zoom towns will continue to succeed.
Customers are the core of your business, so it is vital you keep generating new customers, as well as continue to retain your existing customers. Whether you are a startup or an established business it is essential to identify your customer base, recognize these customers and build a strong relationship with them. After all these are the people who keep your business going.