Category: Sales & Marketing

How to run an effective webinar campaign for your Managed IT Services

How to run an effective webinar campaign for your Managed IT Services

One of the biggest marketing challenges managed service providers (MSPs) face is identifying and tapping into channels that will reach the largest number of potential leads. There are several things you can do to set yourself up for success. To...

/ November 24, 2020
Cold calling on its own does not work for MSPs

Cold calling on its own does not work for MSPs

Now I know what you might be thinking, you just read that “cold calling doesn’t work for managed services providers (MSPs)”, but you have personally seen it produce results for your managed services business, or for your clients. Yes, I...

/ November 10, 2020
What your automated marketing funnel needs to generate leads

What your automated marketing funnel needs to generate leads

A common challenge for MSPs is lead generation. How do you find new prospects who are ready to talk about your services? It takes time, money, and often, significant trial and error. Most MSPs rely heavily or entirely on word-of-mouth....

/ October 29, 2020
Helping your clients understand their customers better

Helping your clients understand their customers better

The pandemic has changed the way we do business. Most of your clients probably aren’t meeting customers in person, or if they are, it’s with minimal contact as possible. As this new way of conducting business takes hold, much of...

/ October 22, 2020
Perfect your LinkedIn profile, generate more leads

Perfect your LinkedIn profile, generate more leads

Previously, I wrote a piece called “Can MSPs really used LinkedIn for lead generation? Absolutely – and here’s how.” It’s something I still feel incredibly strong about, and it’s also a perspective that I think has been reinforced by everything currently...

/ October 20, 2020
Selling co-managed IT: Is it the right fit for your MSP?

Selling co-managed IT: Is it the right fit for your MSP?

Co-managed IT is becoming a popular option among businesses in need of additional IT support, particularly larger ones with internal IT departments. While some MSPs are turning toward co-managed IT services to generate additional monthly recurring revenue (MRR), it’s important to consider the following: The co-managed IT model isn’t the right fit for every MSP,...

/ October 15, 2020
Maintaining your brand promise as your MSP grows

Maintaining your brand promise as your MSP grows

There is one fact in the managed services space that can’t be ignored: everyone has I.T. support. Those who already understand and value managed I.T. services are already buying it. Your whole sales process is now built around displacing competitors....

/ October 12, 2020
What you should showcase on your MSP website

What you should showcase on your MSP website

Previously, I wrote on SmarterMSP about keeping your prices off of your MSP website. This article serves as a continuation of this topic, this time focusing on using your website to tell a story of value over price. In this...

/ September 15, 2020
How to write a sales email to prepare prospects to talk

How to write a sales email to prepare prospects to talk

Despite a wave of technology-driven sales tactics, email still remains an effective marketing tool in terms of return on investment (ROI) for small to medium-sized MSPs. Even though any MSP can say they know How to Write a Sales Email,...

/ September 8, 2020
Webinar ideas for busy MSPs

Webinar ideas for busy MSPs

Now that events are online for the foreseeable future, it is time to rethink your marketing strategy. With no BNI groups, no cocktail parties, no golf tournaments, and no events to sponsor, how are you going to keep top of...

/ September 2, 2020