Editor's Notebook

  1. Thinking About Managed Print? Get Advice From MSP James Laszko
    9/19/2011
    Please join editor Gennifer Biggs at 2 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Sept. 27, as she moderates this month’s Autotask Academy presentation, a panel including Tim Brien of OKI; Len DiCostanzo of Autotask; and MSPJames Laszko of Mythos Technology.
  2. Marketing Tips From The Trenches
    9/15/2011
    A common question from solutions providers is not technology related, but rather about marketing the products they have ID’d for the portfolio. At the Zenith InfoTech Cloud Summit held in Pittsburgh this week, a group of Zenith partners presented tips and tricks for their peers. By Gennifer Biggs, security, storage, and managed services editor
  3. New Security Vendor Ready To Tackle The U.S. Channel
    9/12/2011
    One of the great opportunities found within the trade show circuit is the chance for channel businesses to meet and learn more about new vendors in their space. Such is the case this fall, when a new player on the network security front — a vendor that jokingly says it is the largest security company you’ve never heard of — starts to meet and greet with IT businesses at industry events.
  4. Roundtable Discussion: Teaching Your Team To Be Consultative
    9/7/2011
    Roundtable Discussion: Teaching Your Team To Be Consultative
    12:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, September 28, 2011
  5. Social Media - Getting Started With Minimal Effort
    9/3/2011
    By Mike Monocello, chief editor
    One of the most common objections I hear regarding the adoption of social media is lack of time. Indeed, if you already have a full plate, how are you supposed to make time for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and blogging? Unfortunately, this isn’t an article on where you can find the 25th hour of the day. The fact is, to participate in social media, you’ve got to make the time. However, the amount of time you need to devote might be less than you’d expect.
  6. Five Tips For Writing A Successful Blog
    9/3/2011
    By Mike Monocello, chief editor
    During the recent RSPA Inspire winter conference, speaker Brian Offenberger shared five tips to success with social media. While the tips apply to any form of social media, they really apply well to blogging.
  7. What’s The First Step Into The Cloud? Virtualization, Baby
    9/2/2011
    Join us for this free webinar and learn how to take the first step into the cloud at 4 p.m. ET, on Thursday, Sept. 15
  8. Webinar: Building The Right Team
    8/28/2011

    This month's Business Solutions' Lunch & Learn Webinar Series will focus on: "Building The Right Team: Advice For VARs and MSPs." Join us on Thursday, Sept. 17, 1 to 2 p.m. ET, for this free webinar that will offer advice on ways you can build the right team – and the appropriate “corporate...

  9. Why Blog?
    8/24/2011
    By Mike Monocello, chief editor
    I recently stumbled upon an article on why magazines should utilize blogging. In the article, the author asked a group of publishers why they blog. While the reasons varied, there was a common response that I think can be applied to VARs. It's this: As a provider of value-added services, you have a responsibility to...
  10. Miss Our SaaS Webinar?
    8/21/2011
    Did you miss the Business Solutions' Lunch & Learn Webinar on "How VARs and MSPs Can Make Money Using SaaS," which offered real-life, channel-focused advice from Business Solutions magazine's President Jim Roddy and Managed Services Editor Gennifer Biggs and our special guest, BJ Farmer, president of...
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