What makes you and your company different? Is it your people? Is it how much you care about your customers? Is it all the training you have and industry certifications? Is it the solutions you offer?
From Peer Power: M&A As A Growth Strategy
Without a doubt, one of the hottest growth tactics in the IT market right now is the use of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as a strategy. Having done seven of these transactions during the time I owned an MSP, there is no doubt that I’m a believer in the tactic as a great approach to growth.
Hiring In The IT Channel: Finding People With The Right Skills Is Just The Beginning
Recently, I was having lunch with the CEO of an IT security company and we were talking about what she really needs in IT staff. “Let me tell you what I don’t need,” she said. “I don’t need somebody who will work 9:00 to 5:00 and go home thinking that his or her day is done. I don’t need somebody who is going to hide behind a computer. What I do need are people who will give everything they have to my company and my end clients.”
Sales Is Still A Numbers Game
But, the numbers that you need to monitor and measure have changed dramatically, and I do mean dramatically. Back in my early days of selling for IBM, one of our management's mantra was “calls plus presentations equals sales,” and that worked.
Channel Sales Vendor/Partner Relationships: What Vendors Want (Part 3)
It’s not love at first sight. It is all about the relationship between the vendor and the partner if a channel sales partnership is to be successful. A better understanding of what a vendor expects from a partner helps the solution provider make well informed and prudent business decisions that have a positive and profitable impact on their organization.
Advice After The Joplin Tornado: Put A Disaster Recovery In Place Now
Late in the afternoon on May 22, 2011, an EF5 tornado tore a mile-wide swath through the southern part of Joplin, Missouri. It was the deadliest tornado in the U.S. since 1947 and has proven to be the costliest single tornado in U.S. history with more than $2.2 billion in insurance payouts.
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5 Secrets To Successfully Deploying Shared Document Scanning Services
The recession has forced organizations to look for new ways to reduce expenses and drive efficiency. And, the fact is, most organizations could be making better use of their operations infrastructure.
The Four T’s Of Marketing
There are so many elements to modern day marketing. From direct mailers and blogs to newsletters and emails, the modern day marketeer has a lot of things to consider when developing a marketing strategy. While there’s no magic 8 ball with all of the answers to your marketing questions, there are ways to make the whole process easier.
The Top 10 Myths About Sales
No matter what point that you look back to in history, you can always find a notable deal, trade, or sale that shaped our world to what it is today. Even with its notoriety, sales is an industry that mystifies most of the general public. Is it about relationship building? Closing no matter what? Tricking someone into doing what you want?
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Mercury Discusses Recurring Revenue At Channel Transitions West
For Business Solutions magazine readers who couldn’t attend Channel Transitions West on April 29, 2014 in Santa Ana, CA, Jake West, who manages Mercury’s business development team, shares in this video what he discussed with conference attendees, including finding recurring revenue streams for your business.
GFI MAX Discusses Tools For MSPs At Channel Transitions West
Todd Haugland, lead sales engineer for GFI MAX, discussed tools for managed services providers with conference attendees at Channel Transitions West on April 29, 2014 in Santa Ana, CA.
F-Secure Meets SaaS Channel Members At Channel Transitions West
Michael Wong, systems engineer at F-Secure, summarizes what he discussed with conference attendees at Channel Transitions West on April 29, 2014 in Santa Ana, CA.
AIM Meets Bar Code, Mobility Channel Members At Channel Transitions West
For Business Solutions magazine readers who couldn’t attend Channel Transitions West on April 29, 2014 in Santa Ana, CA, Doug Hall, business development director of AIM, the Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility, shares on video what he discussed with attendees at the conference.