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Best Quotes From ISV IQ Live! Santa Ana
Best Quotes From ISV IQ Live! Santa Ana A crowd of nearly 150 channel executives participated in the first-ever ISV IQ Live! Conference Feb. 24 in Santa Ana, CA – and they had quite a bit to say on the topics of raising capital, partnering, and marketing. I wanted to share with you some the best quotes, comments, and insights from two of the event’s four panel discussions.  Continue Reading...
Top Quotes From The Recurring Revenue Conference 2016
Top Quotes From The Recurring Revenue Conference 2016 An added bonus to my trip last week to Santa Ana for BSM’s ISV IQ Live! Conference was driving north to Los Angeles to attend the Recurring Revenue Conference 2016. The Feb. 23 event attracted nearly 200 entrepreneurs and investors from Southern California to the gorgeous Skirball Cultural Center just outside LA.  Continue Reading...
Planning Your Exit: Getting The Most For Your Company
Planning Your Exit: Getting The Most For Your Company You’ve poured your blood sweat and tears into your company. But what is your company worth? If you plan to retire soon or years from now, how much will you get for your company? Many solutions providers are shocked to find that their businesses aren’t worth what they think it should be. Let’s fix that. We’re talking exit strategies today with Bruce Teichman on the Trusted IT Advisor. Teichman specializes in helping...  Continue Reading...
MSA Mistakes You Can’t Afford To Make
MSA Mistakes You Can’t Afford To Make Do you have an MSA? If you do, is it good enough to protect you from harmful situations lurking around the corner? Bradley Gross, an attorney who specializes in IT law, shares some common mistakes most solutions providers make with their MSA. The legal advice he shares is worth its weight in gold as it can help you avoid costly lawsuits and ugly client-related situations.  Continue Reading...
The IT That Retailers Want, Versus What They Need
The IT That Retailers Want, Versus What They Need Omni-channel is all the rage in retail, but is it something small retailers want or even need? And what did you miss at NRF last week that could make you more successful in 2016? We’re talking retail technology with Matt Pillar, retail guru, on this episode of the Trusted IT Advisor.  Continue Reading...
Session On Crystal Clear Communication Closes INSPIRE 2016
Session On Crystal Clear Communication Closes INSPIRE 2016 “The greatest power you have is to talk with your people during times of change and uncertainty.” That’s how Dr. Robert Bies, the keynote speaker for RSPA INSPIRE 2016 in San Diego, began today, the final day of the conference for leaders in the retail IT channel.  Continue Reading...
Innovation Is Job #1 On Day #2 Of RSPA INSPIRE 2016
Innovation Is Job #1 On Day #2 Of RSPA INSPIRE 2016 “Innovation” was one of the trending words at NRF’s Big Show a couple weeks ago and I’m hearing it over and over again at RSPA INSPIRE 2016. The conference for executives in the retail IT channel is taking place at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in San Diego, CA.  Continue Reading...
RSPA INSPIRE 2016: First Impressions From San Diego
RSPA INSPIRE 2016: First Impressions From San Diego RSPA INSPIRE is one of my favorite events of the year because of the relaxed and candid atmosphere. Leading executives in the retail IT channel gather in a gorgeous locale (this year at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in San Diego Jan. 31 to Feb. 3) and engage with each other across four days of education, networking, and excursions.  Continue Reading...
6 Words Most Heard At NRF 2016
6 Words Most Heard At NRF 2016 NRF 2016 was in my rear view mirror when I caught a late shuttle bus Jan. 19, but it’s taken me a full week to assemble and analyze my copious notes from the event. I just quickly searched what I jotted down, and these six words appeared the most often.  Continue Reading...
When ISVs Should Consider The Move From Bootstrap Funding To VCs
When ISVs Should Consider The Move From Bootstrap Funding To VCs In this Business Solutions podcast, John Bodrozic, cofounder of software developer HomeZada, discusses some of the challenges software developer companies face when raising capital.  Continue Reading...

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