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The Ultimate Guide to Success in Managed IT Services

What are the fundamentals to building a profitable managed IT services business? Keep reading to discover the four key ingredients for success.

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How to Boost Business with Network Assessments

Posted by Mark Winter on October 4, 2018

How to Boost Business with Network Assessments

Our team occasionally encounters questions from Continuum partners about the difference between our network assessment tools that are available to them from Continuum, and the reports available through Continuum’s RMM software. While both systems are looking at a wide array of network and machine data and activity, the way they collect and report on that information is very different.

In this post, we’ll cover how network assessments work, and how you can leverage them as a tool for prospecting new clients and retaining your existing ones.

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Topics: Remote Monitoring and Management, Network Management

Here Are the Top Marketing Questions MSPs Are Asking

Posted by Lily Teplow on October 3, 2018

Marketing is essential to growing your business, yet it doesn’t come as naturally to most MSPs. But it’s OK, that’s exactly why we created the Grow Your Business Hub—an all-inclusive marketing support hub at Navigate where we work with hundreds of Continuum partners to identify and support their key marketing growth initiatives.

Last week at Navigate 2018, the Grow Your Business Hub team and I had some great conversations around MSP sales and marketing. If you recognize room for improvement in your marketing endeavors, the good news is that you're not alone. Here are some of the most frequently asked marketing questions we heard from MSPs at each station.

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Topics: Sales and Marketing, Business Development and Growth

4 Simple Steps for Better Online Security

Posted by Lily Teplow on October 2, 2018

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Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month? As a collaborative effort between government and industry, National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) was created fifteen years ago, and is now observed each year to ensure everyone has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online.

As an MSP, online security is top-of-mind for you and your clients. Most places we go, there’s a network connection for us to link up to—a gateway into the World Wide Web, its endless information, and being able to connect with each other. But how can you protect your clients (and yourself) when browsing online?

Here are four tips you can share with your employees and clients to ensure better security while online.

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Topics: Cybersecurity and Threat Management, Information Security

How MSPs Can Drive Success with Account Based Marketing: The Weekly Byte [VIDEO]

Posted by Brandon Garcin on October 1, 2018

The Weekly Byte Episode 53

Account-based marketing (ABM) is a great way to drive business by targeting individual prospects and high-value opportunities—and it’s quickly becoming one of today’s most popular marketing trends. In this episode of The Weekly Byte, we dive into the concept of ABM and offer a few key pointers and recommendations for MSPs that are looking to start developing an account-based strategy. Tune in now to learn more!

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Topics: The Weekly Byte, Sales and Marketing, Inbound Marketing

Live from Navigate 2018: Day 3 Coverage

Posted by Lily Teplow on September 28, 2018

Live from Navigate 2018: Day 3 Coverage

Greetings again from day three of our Navigate 2018 conference, focused on empowering our MSP partners with the tools and insights they need to define their path for success in the IT space.

Day two was jam packed with an insightful CEO roundtable, a presentation of Continuum’s product roadmap, celebrity keynote Barbara Corcoran, and much more. To briefly recap all that we covered in the past three days and the fun that we’ve had along the way, take a look at our video below:

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Topics: Navigate 2018, Cybersecurity and Threat Management

Live from Navigate 2018: Day 2 Coverage

Posted by Lily Teplow on September 27, 2018

Live from Navigate 2018: Day 2 Coverage

Greetings again from day two of Navigate 2018, Continuum’s user conference focused on empowering our MSP partners with the tools and insights they need to achieve success in the IT space.

Day one was full of value, including various breakout sessions, one-on-one marketing consultations at the Grow Your Business Hub, the opening of the Cyber Attack Simulator, and of course, an inspiring keynote address from our very own Michael George.

Riding off the coattails of an eventful and successful day one, here’s a quick look at what day two of Navigate 2018 had to offer.

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Topics: Navigate 2018, Business Development and Growth, Sales and Marketing

Live from Navigate 2018: Day 1 Coverage

Posted by Lily Teplow on September 26, 2018

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Greetings from Boston at Navigate 2018, Continuum’s user conference focused on empowering our MSP partners with the tools and insight they need to define their path and achieve success in the IT space. Over the next three days, we will be live blogging this great event—covering all the valuable content, announcements, and highlights that Navigate has to offer.

Here are our top stories from the first day of Navigate 2018.

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Topics: Navigate 2018, Business Development and Growth

Top 5 Warning Signs That Your Client is About to Leave You

Posted by Lily Teplow on September 25, 2018

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What is one of the worst things an MSP can hear? “You’re fired!”

When a client leaves you, that’s called churn… and it’s really bad for your business. Churn not only represents a client leaving, but it can be incredibly costly to replace that business. It’s important to minimize client churn and therefore, you need to be able to identify the early signs of churn so you can reduce the chance that your client leaves you.

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Topics: Business Development and Growth, Revenue Growth and Profitability

Stock Photography Do’s and Don’ts for Your MSP Website: The Weekly Byte [VIDEO]

Posted by Brandon Garcin on September 24, 2018

The Weekly Byte Episode 58

Your website needs to have the right blend of copy, visuals and interactive content in order to attract and convert visitors—and when used properly, stock photography can play an important role in the imagery you’re using on the web. In this episode of The Weekly Byte, we explore several do’s and don’ts when it comes to leveraging stock photos on your website!

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Topics: The Weekly Byte, Sales and Marketing, Website Optimization and Design

The MSP's Guide to Getting the Right ROI from Industry Conferences

Posted by Lily Teplow on September 21, 2018

The MSP's Guide to Getting the Right ROI from Industry Conferences

The right industry conference can be a game changer for your business, and when done the right way, it can present a goldmine of opportunities. However, with so many conferences and events taking place these days, it can be difficult to know where to spend your time and how to get the right return on investment (ROI).

In this post, we’ll dive into what to do before, during, and after industry conferences to ensure you’re making the most of your time. Also, with Navigate 2018 fast approaching, we’re offering a few special tips for our partners and attendees.

 

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Topics: Business Development and Growth, Events

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