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    The Place to Start-up or Start Over!
Super Monday – Roadshow in NYC Feb 29th and BEYOND
 
     

This is the all of those starting up – attending our roadshow workshops is a great first step!
Until I sat down to write this update on our Office 365/ Windows 10 Roadshow, I hadn’t truly thought about us behaving similarly to a political campaign in the Spring primary season, but there are some parallels. We launched last Tuesday in our own state (favorite son) in Redmond. The capable audience enjoyed the expert content delivery from our own Grant Thompson  was not only well-received but the launch
feedback has allowed us to update the curriculum. That’s a common training function – improve the content for each city moving forward.

 

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Attendees enjoying PIZZA UP at our Redmond workshop - February 23rd! 

Another parallel is that we’re road warriors on a roadshow. We’re going from state-to-state over the next few months. The full schedule is here. There is still time to sign-up for New York


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SMB Salary Survey for 2016 is CLOSING SOON!
   
 
Wonder how you measure up? Here is your chance to both provide community data and then discover the results in a future blog. Think of it as training data for a BIG DATA experiment in SMB. You can participate confidentially and contribute to the data set. The more participants we have, the greater the value of the data. Again, we’ll happily share the results with you. 

Thank you in advance and participate in the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/salary2016 



We appreciate the generous support of Atera (www.atera.com) in underwriting this community survey. Take the survey HERE.
 
Speeds and Feeds: Atera PSA / RMM Product Review
    Many readers enjoy the “Fastest two minutes in sports” as a regular segment on SportsCenter at ESPN. Some of you enjoy the weekly highlights at halftime on Monday Night Football. So fasten your seat belts. In the ten minute video that accompanies this blog, you will discover the most important features of Atera, a spunky start-up that aims to make a splash in the SMB partner community


 










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YOU’RE INVITED TO THE CHANNELPRO SMB FORUM LIVE EVENTS!
    Give us one day and we'll send you home with all the expert sales, marketing, product, and operations advice you need to grow your revenue and boost your bottom line. The perfect event for integrators and managed service professionals looking to grow their business.
 
Who should attend:
I.T. Resellers, MSPs, solution providers, and consultants looking for concrete, practical advice on building a healthier bottom line.
 


Event Locations:
Dallas March 2nd; Anaheim May 4th; D.C. September 15th; Boston November 3rd
 
What you'll get of it:
The ChannelPro 2016 ‘Channel Fitness Tour’ features an all-star cast of top industry experts, a unique interactive
format that puts you in direct conversation with them, and a fast-paced, information-packed agenda covering topics you care about:
  • Pump Up Your Managed Service Revenues: Learn about revenue-boosting services you should be offering but probably aren't from a panel of your peers.
  • Bottom-Line Finance Strengthening Exercises: Discover the critical metrics experienced managers use to keep their business strong and growing.
  • Cloud Sales and Marketing Fitness Secrets: Let our panel of sales and marketing specialists show you how to build a high-volume, high-velocity cloud sales pipeline.
  • Business Process Optimization Lightning Round!: Get proven, actionable suggestions for hiring employees, tracking time, setting prices, and more.
  • GEAR AND CASH GIVEAWAYS: Lots of chances to win big with gear and cash giveaways throughout the day!
 
There's More!
Attendees also receive numerous session-related resources, including white papers, analysis tools, and worksheets that add value to their experience. We'll even take care of parking, meals, and more so you can focus on what really matters: Building a stronger, more profitable business.
 
How to pre-register for free as a VIP>>  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ChPro_Forums-2016_Pre-Reg

 
Using Spreadsheets to Track Sales Opportunities
    By Jennifer Hallmark, President, SMB Nation

A large proportion of small and medium-sized businesses use spreadsheets to track and manage their sales process instead of a dedicated software application, aka customer relationship management (or CRM) software. We’ve noted the following advantages and disadvantages of this choice:



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February 28, 2016
Issue 10-33

 
 
 
   
 

 

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