Category: Better Business

3 simple ways for IT service providers to boost social media success

3 simple ways for IT service providers to boost social media success

Businesses (aka your customers) are becoming increasingly involved in social media. On average, businesses using social media spend nearly 2.5 hours a day on the varying platforms. And, studies show that more than 90 percent of businesses have some sort...

/ June 24, 2015
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Events for MSPs: 8 simple tips for success

Events for MSPs: 8 simple tips for success

It’s no secret that Intronis MSP Solutions loves events. Whether it’s exhibiting at an industry tradeshow or hosting an intimate dinner gathering for customers, we can’t resist the temptation to engage in some face time with our channel partners. And,...

/ June 18, 2015
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4 Ways MSPs can build more recurring revenue

4 Ways MSPs can build more recurring revenue

Recurring revenue is the Holy Grail for managed service providers. Unfortunately, it is the area of the business that most MSPs struggle with. They either can’t sell enough new clients, don’t attract the right types of clients, or can’t command...

/ June 17, 2015
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How to retain managed service customers

How to retain managed service customers

You courted your SMB clients. You wooed them. You got them to sign that SLA, and now you’re married. But how do you keep the love alive?

/ June 10, 2015
Recipe for Success: How to make your MSP sales process more effective

Recipe for Success: How to make your MSP sales process more effective

As an MSP, you know you need to bring in new customers if you want to grow your managed services business. If you’re like most MSPs, this is something you’re used to taking care of yourself, and you just know...

/ June 1, 2015
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Why MSPs need to use Twitter for SEO

Why MSPs need to use Twitter for SEO

Think Twitter is a waste of time? Think again. Every managed service provider (MSP) should be using Twitter regularly to share knowledge, engage with customers, and improve your company’s search engine optimization (SEO).

/ May 27, 2015
Simple MSP sales tips from top strategists

Simple MSP sales tips from top strategists

The past three weeks have been exciting and exhausting, jam-packed with a busy schedule of IT channel events. With so many events, it has been tough to take it all in, but the interesting conversations I had and lessons I...

/ May 20, 2015
5 Ways small business password management helps MSPs succeed

5 Ways small business password management helps MSPs succeed

After working at four different MSPs and eventually founding my own, I’ve experience firsthand the pains of trying to manage hundreds of passwords so techs can gain access to and support client networks. Even though these pains can be hard...

/ May 13, 2015
Ask an MSP Expert: How to hire a new employee

Ask an MSP Expert: How to hire a new employee

Q: My business is growing, and I need to hire more employees to help manage the increased workload. I’ve always been able to find  employees through word of mouth and referrals when I needed to hire people before. Now we...

/ May 4, 2015
5 Types of problem customers that every MSP should avoid

5 Types of problem customers that every MSP should avoid

When times are tough, you might feel like you need to take on any customer you can get. However, this is can be a risky move. Some clients can actually be detrimental to your success—and your bottom line. Here are...

/ April 29, 2015