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SMB Community Podcast by Karl W. Palachuk

Focused 100% on IT Service Providers and SMB IT Consultants. The SMB Community Podcast is produced by Karl W. Palachuk and the Small Biz Thoughts Technology Community. Dedicated to the success of every IT professional. Episodes drop every Thursday. Hosts include Karl W. Palachuk, Amy Babinchak, and James Kernan.

Sep 23, 2021

Host Karl caught up with Marvin Bee from Fort Lauderdale, FL. Marvin runs MB Systems of South Florida Inc. You may know Marvin at the host of the Podnutz Pro Podcast (see

We start out with one of Marvin's famous "Florida Man" news stories along with his own business origin story. Of course that leads to the general issue of dealing with clients who don't quite "get" it.

If you haven't heard the Podnutz Pro podcast, please check it out. Marvin mixes a little fun, tech info, and business advice. Search for Podnutz Pro on your favorite pod catcher.

We have a great conversation about growth, customer service, and all the details of building a business in the modern era. And we touch on growth strategies (fast vs. slow) and sales in the SMB space.


Marvin's links:

Podnutz Pro Podcast: 

MB Systems: 

Twitter: @podnutzpro



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