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What Happened to SMB Nation?!?! 
Recently a friend of SMB Nation asked what’s going on at SMB Nation? The question created an opportunity to reflect on what we’ve accomplished this past few years. And it offered insights that we need to be louder in trumpeting our accomplishments (forgive the pun).

Workshops. We host a workshop every two (2) weeks on average annually. That’s a lot of motion to roll-out approximately 26 events in 12-months. It keeps us busy. Our events average 100-attendees. The topics, typically presented by Grant Thompson are technical first, moneymakers second. Our customers have a high bar about learning something they don’t know (and how can I make money from it). I’ve yet to see Grant stumped so 


Start-Up Nuggets!

So two start-up nuggets for those amongst us looking to breakout. The first is a shout out to a PBS series and the second is a must-read from CNN. 

PBS Start Up Docuseries
Worth a look. This is a traveling
show featuring start-ups across the land. From Maine to Washington State, the two leads highlight the secret sauce used by successful start-up entrepreneurs. My take is this. Invest an hour a week to learn 





WEBINAR ALERT: Wazzup with WaaS?!?!

.There is a new As A Service (aaS) in the house and it’s got legs. Workspace as a Service (WaaS) is rapidly fulfilling the VDI promise and the DaaS dream. Learn how engineering advances have added features and functionality, improved security and lowered costs in this mobile computing paradigm. Discover how to turn a user’s device of choice (iPad, iPhone, Android or any PC) into a secure window to their office environment. Need validation? Research WaaS before attended this webinar to see how the big players are supporting the space. But then listen intently to...

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Hidden Dangers Lurk! 

Over the past few weeks, we've explored security from several dimensions. So a must do is download this missive on hidden dangers lurking out on the Web. Seriously. 

Do It Now! 

June 5, 2016
Issue 10-45


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