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...
Miss Our SaaS Webinar?
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...
Stimulus Money: The Great VAR Opportunity
By Mike Monocello, chief editor
I hope you're not overlooking the huge sales opportunity that the economic Stimulus Package provides. Sure, you might think the government vertical is out of your reach. You might be right. You're probably wrong. Let me try to boil this down for you: The money out there is very real. The money has to be spent.
Q&A: Discover New Bar Code Media Opportunities
Supply Chain Editor Mike Monocello recently spoke with Brian D. Gale, president of ID Images, LLC, about current opportunities selling bar code media. Below is an excerpt from that conversation.
Are there any verticals VARs should be targeting to increase bar code media sales?
There continue to be growth...
This month's Business Solutions' Lunch & Learn Webinar Series will tackle the issue of SaaS: "How VARs and MSPs Can Make Money Using SaaS." Join us on Thursday, Aug. 20, 1 to 2 p.m. ET, for this free webinar that will address the burgeoning popularity of Software as a Service (SaaS), including what is...
Improve Your Web Presence With Flip Video
In the past I’ve written about the importance of creating valuable content for your website that does more than just list the products you carry and service you can perform. In many cases, creating such web content (e.g. case studies) takes only a little time and effort. Recently, I came across a cheap way to...
Market Overview Shows Break/Fix Filling the Gap For Some VARs
If you like the facts and statistics found behind the scenes in any industry, check this out: OnForce has just released its OnForce Services Marketplace Index (OSMI). Based on more than 70,000 service events this quarter across North America, the OSMI provides a comprehensive overview of key spending trends in IT and..
Did You Miss Our Time Management Webinar?
If you didn't have a chance to watch the first Business Solutions Lunch & Learn webinar yesterday, don't fret. Instead, download an archive version of this one-hour presentation on time management, featuring Business Solutions President Jim Roddy, Editor Gennifer Biggs, and special guest Jim Estill, time...
Lunch & Learn Webinar Tomorrow
Don't miss Business Solutions live as we hit the Web from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 16, for our first free Lunch & Learn Webinar.
This month's topic: Time Management for VARs and MSPs.
Editor Gennifer Biggs and President of Jameson Publishing Jim Roddy will address how to efficiently manage your...
Improve Your Web Presence - For Free
Facing a poor economy and slumping sales, what can companies do from a marketing standpoint to boost sales? The answers, while somewhat obvious, are relatively easy to execute and yet fraught with potential distaster.
Prove Your Capabilities With Case Studies
When talking with marketing experts and successful...