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CloudBerry at IT Sales And Marketing Boot Camp 2019

CloudBerry at IT Sales And Marketing Boot Camp 2019

Today, March 5, 2019, is the first day of the 12th Annual IT Sales And Marketing Boot Camp by Robin Robins in Nashville, TN.

CloudBerry team participates in this great IT event and is represented by Brian Helwig (CEO), Doug Hazelman (Technical Marketing, VP), and David Gugick (Product Management, VP). Continue reading

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MSP Voice Episode 37 – “Succeeding In Anonymity” with John Gambill

MSP Voice Episode 37 – “Succeeding In Anonymity” with John Gambill

John is located in Southwest Ohio and started GO Concepts in 1997 and has gone through a few transitions in that time. Starting with a public/private partnership with Time Warner they helped build out and provide internet services for businesses and homes. Continue reading

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CloudBerry Attends the ASCII Success Summit in Orange Country

CloudBerry Attends the ASCII Success Summit in Orange Country

This week, David Gugick and Doug Hazelman are representing CloudBerry Lab at ASCII event.

On February 20-21, IT service providers and dozens of vendors gathered at ASCII Success Summit in Orange Country to discuss the main MSP industry news and trends, investigate new recurring revenue opportunities, explore new partnerships and meet vendors. Continue reading

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MSP Voice Episode 36 – “Texas 2 Step” With Reese Ormand

MSP Voice Episode 36 – “Texas 2 Step” With Reese Ormand

Based just outside of the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, Techvera was actually started by Reese’s dad as a break/fix consumer repair shop. Getting involved in the business in his teens, Reese went off to college and came back to take over the business and transition to MSP instead of break/fix. They now offer a standard stack to their customers. Reese offers some great tips and insights into their transition from break/fix to MSP. Continue reading

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MSP Voice Episode 34 – “MSP Franchise” with Rick Porter

MSP Voice Episode 34 – “MSP Franchise” with Rick Porter

Rick has been an entrepreneur all his life, starting a DJ business when he was just 16. He found motivation in the US military and then worked for a technology company for a few years before founding Cinch I.T. in 2004. Cinch started off as break/fix but transitioned to MSP soon after. Cinch has been growing ever since and has won numerous awards. Rick is now taking that success and looking to grow by offering franchise opportunities across the country. Continue reading

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MSP Voice Episode 33 – “Monthly Recurring Relationships” With Bob Coppedge

MSP Voice Episode 33 – “Monthly Recurring Relationships” With Bob Coppedge

My interview with Bob Coppedge of Simplex-IT went a little longer than normal, mostly because we were having a great conversation and Bob is a great guy to interview. While Bob is focusing on the business and not “in the business” he has built a successful MSP that has been around for about 11 years. Continue reading

What Is the Best Backup Schedule for a Small Business?

What Is the Best Backup Schedule for a Small Business?

“We should have been setting a rigid backup schedule”, – that’s the thought that eventually comes into IT-department minds after a disaster strikes. Below we shared thoughts and advice for a small business backup schedule, that would not let such drama occur. Continue reading

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MSP Voice Episode 32 – “An Apple a Day” with Jeff Sagraves

MSP Voice Episode 32 – “An Apple a Day” with Jeff Sagraves

Jeff is the president of Blueline and based in Charlotte, NC. They consider themselves a technology solutions provider which includes managed services but also a broader set of services. One of their differentiators from other MSPs is that about half of their organization is focused on Apple support, including hiring former Apple Geniuses. Continue reading

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MSP Voice Episode 29 – “Prescription For Success” With Bart Rogacewicz

MSP Voice Episode 29 – “Prescription For Success” With Bart Rogacewicz

BestRX is an MSP/Software company who supports independent pharmacies across the US. Typically when we think of a pharmacy we think of the big ones like CVS and Walmart but there’s actually a number of independent pharmacies all over the US. Continue reading