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The Place to Startup or Start Over! November 26, 2017
Issue 12-9


MSP Guide: Cyber Monday 

Folks are always asking “Harry – how can I support SMB Nation?”  Well we have the answer that combines passion, professionalism and proactivity!

On Cyber Monday - watch our broadcast on LiveShopCast at 4pm Pacific (November 27) as we give it our all for community and offer you the ability to purchase cycling feed bags.

Clcik to see about our Cyber Monday broadcast!

You can also view a couple recent LiveShopCast broadcasts by clicking below (cycling jacket left and water bottle right). A former SMB Nation employee is invloved in this startup - so please support her by clicking through. Better yet - sign-up for the 14-day trail by...


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Business Development 101: LOUDER!

IOver a year ago, longtime SMB Nation member and SBser Kimberly (“The Brain”) West complimented me for living life out loud. Recently I touched base with “The Brain” and she told me “LOUDER” so ergo this blog!

A developer event from Microsoft and GameOn

Attending FootBOTathon coder camp with NFL legend Lawyer Milloy at CenturyLink field.

In reality, it’s all about business development all day, every day for me. While naysayers might snide this reeks of narcissism, I disagree by asserting I’m just an extrovert with childhood attention deficit disorder (A.D.D) just trying to provide for my family, make my mark and have fun along the way. So forgive me if my best business development practices appear to be bragging and boasting. That’s not my intent and I’m driven to give back more than I take in the long run.

Everything Helps Everything!
With that confession out there, let’s talk business development tactics. I attend, on average, one event gathering per week ranging from well-known technology conferences, technology trade association monthly mixers, monthly user group meetings and IAMCP lunches. I never met a workshop I didn’t like...


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What Did You Do For Small Business Saturday? Harry and Jenny's Report    

Think of it as Harry and Jenny’s Day Off – ala Ferris Bueller – we painted the town red on Small Business Saturday (November 25, 2017). 

This adventure is presented chronologically so you can follow our footprints. All on November 25th – Small Business Saturday.

Everybody can support SMBs

8:00AM: Harry checks his mail at the local “The UPS Store” that is locally owned and operated...


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Odds and Ends 

Here are a couple quick hitters! 

Our new MSP "Tell It Like It Is"  podcast series - check it out HERE for sage advice on running your MSP practice! 

Surprise! JAY MCBAIN will be joining me this Thursday, November 30th on our 4Q MSP Analyst Report - must do and SIGN UP HERE!

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 Rocking with MyCloudIT!
Rock on!

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