We’re back with Jim Roddy from the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) as he talk about his membership demographic (he defines the retail channel as specialty, restaurants, and retail)

Analyst Joshua Liberman updates us on his long-term plan to do more writing. As a senior professional, he is elevating his game to be more strategic about his personal branding. It’s a big step to look up from the day-to-day of running a business in the trenches.

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Greetings SMB Nation!

Harry here. I am pleased to announce that we’ve opened up Spring quarter as part of our MSP Tech Talk education series. It’s complimentary and you can discover more and register HERE.

Phelim Rowe – our analyst from the UK, joins us from across the pond! We get insights into his daily life as an existing virtual organization during the COVID-19 (no major changes internally). Rowe optimistically talks about a connected global community that has come together very quickly.

A leading distributor, Ingram Micro, has sounded the alarm about fraudsters capitalizing on the COVID-19 pandemic and how bad acting customers are ordering laptops et al under the air cover of remote workers.

The facts are undeniable – there has been a merger and acquisition wave that has resulted in a handful of big players starting to dominate the product/services solution stack available to Managed Services Providers (MSPs).

We catch-up with a friend of the SMB Nation family, Jim Roddy, former president of Business Solutions Magazine and now Vice President of Sales and Marketing at the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA). Listen up to this podcast format as Roddy links the SMB Nation crowd,

Great minds think alike. Contributor Ken Dwight recently joined that Houston chapter of the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP) and it was the same week Harry joined the Austin chapter! We talk about our reasons for join this trade association plus what we hope to “get” out of our

Off to Southern California we went to interview MSP Denis Wilson about his business model. Like other MSPs, Wilson benefits from automation and remote management tools. He has one client that’s not in the best position to be completely remote so

Long-time contributor Josh Weiss from LA Creative Tech in Southern California shares some insights on the stock market volatility and whether is does/does not impact the local Managed Services Provider (MSP). It’s a multi-faceted conversation. Weiss shares that his large real estate client could well be impacted.

Contributor Michael Fraser has nailed the startup success motion. He is participating in startup incubator/contests with Google, Facebook and Microsoft. There are programs from these big three