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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.

Aug 23, 2016

We’re kicking off a whole new podcast series here at SMB Community Podcast. So subscribe today so you don’t miss a thing.

We’re going to be doing a series of “video call” podcasts of about 30 minutes each. These will be recorded as both a Video and as an Audio download. So you can decide whether you want to watch or just listen.

To kick off the new series, I talked with Amy Babinchak from Third Tier and Sell My MSP. Amy is very well known in the SMB IT community. Recently, she’s noticed that there are a lot more buyers looking for MSPs than there are sellers listed to sell their business.

One reason for this, she believes, is that there’s a myth in the community that a small MSP has no value. I’m not sure where that myth originated, but it’s one of the things people keep telling each other over and over again.

Amy has a very different perspective: If you’ve been making money in your business for 10-20 years, it has value and it can be sold. You just need to find the people who are looking to buy. A lot of buyers want to be anonymous, though, so their competition doesn’t find out that they’re in expansion mode.

That’s where Sell My MSP comes in. It’s like a dating service for your business . . . except you can’t use a ten year old picture. The site includes a tool you can use to get some idea of what your business is worth.

Get all the details – and more – in the interview:

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Links mentioned in this podcast:

– Lisa Hendricks’ Call That Girl Office 365 Podcast

Blogs
The Three Biggest Mistakes Non-IT People Make When They Plug Things In

New Ransomware Kit Materials Released

– Blog series on Documenting New Server Install

Amy Links
Third Tier Consulting

Sell My MSP

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