To move or not to move- Windows 11 vs. Windows 10
Windows 11 is the newest version of Microsoft Windows OS, and has some handy new features along with several changes. With the new release you are probably contemplating if Windows 11 is worth the upgrade, and if you should take that leap. If you are wondering if Windows 11 is right for you, you won’t want to miss this podcast where Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Susan Bradley to discuss the pros and cons of Windows 11 and what you should do.
How to Grow your Channel
Customers are the core of your business, so it is vital you keep generating new customers, as well as continue to retain your existing customers. Whether you are a startup or an established business it is essential to identify your customer base, recognize these customers and build a strong relationship with them. After all these are the people who keep your business going. Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Nigel Postings to discuss the importance of building your customer base, and how he is helping businesses find their target audience.
Power of the Pause: Public Speaking Strategies
When someone says public speaking, some people love it, and others are terrified of the thought. Although you may have a fear of public speaking, at some point in your career you will be called upon to do some sort of public speaking. It may be to a board room of colleagues, or onstage at a conference, but at some point you will need to speak up. Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Danny and David Brown to discuss strategies for public speaking, and how they can help you advance your career.
Event Landscape of 2022
2022 has brought on a mix of live events, digital events, and hybrid events across the world, as people are anxious to get back together. With the industry booming, and MSP’s wanting training, education, and networking, events are the place to be. Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Bob Coppedge of Simplex-IT to discuss events in the industry.
Awesome Events for MSP’s
Conferences and events are back and in full swing. With new education, new vendors, and many networking opportunities, Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Joshua Liberman of Net Sciences, Inc. to discuss the hot shows and what they have to offer.
What’s New In Podcasting
Podcasting is a booming industry with an estimated 2 million active shows, and about 70% of US citizens aware of podcasts. Although, podcasting has been around for awhile the popularity has grown and is predicted to continue to grow. With the growth in podcasts there are many things podcasters need to focus on in order to keep their audience coming back for more. Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation and Ben Baker sit down to discuss the three things podcasters need to focus on.
Cyber Insurance – What you need to know
Unfortunately, data breaches, and cybercrimes are becoming more and more common. In fact last year was a record breaking year for cyberattacks with numbers expected to increase this year. As cyber criminals continue to invent new ways to attack, and companies paying more than they ever have for fines, legal fees, recovery fees, cyber insurance is becoming more an more necessary. Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Marvin Bee to discuss the importance of cyber security, and how it has changed over the years.
Must Watch Business Documentaries
There are so many places for entrepreneurs to gain inspiration from biographies and podcast, to movies and documentaries. Streaming services like Amazon, Hulu, Netflix and more are starting to offer a huge amount of on- demand shows that are tailored to entrepreneurs and start up businesses. Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Jim Beach of The School For Startups to discuss top shows and documentaries for entrepreneurs to watch.
Changes in the SMB Landscape
Small and Medium businesses have been hit hard over the past couple years. From the pandemic, to retaining and recruiting top talent, to most recently dealing with supply chain challenges, inflation, and more. These changes have left businesses to rapidly change their business models to keep up with the ever fluctuating landscape. Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Jamison West to chat about the ever shifting landscape in the SMB space, consolidation, merges and acquisitions, and what they see for the future.
Trends in the Industry
The SMB IT community has morphed and changed over the years from starting as a groovy co-op to seeing incredible growth in the last few years. With the growth in the community we are seeing a rise in mergers and acquisitions. Despite the everchanging world with the pandemic, concerns of high interest rates, inflation, and limited resources, companies are looking to the future by digitizing, merging, and building strong marketing strategies. Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Lisa Hendrickson of Call That Girl to discuss recent mergers and acquisitions in the industry and their predictions for the future.
How to Start and Run a Successful I.T. Company Without Losing Your Shirt
Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Tim Taylor author of How to Start and Run a Successful I.T. Company Without Losing Your Shirt to discuss the fundamentals of how to actually start your own IT company. Tim started out from scratch and built a successful business, listen and let Tim help you create a successful business by learning from his mistakes.
Elevated concerns for cyber security risks worldwide
The Russia-Ukraine war is driving elevated concerns for cyber security risks worldwide. While the current climate is unpredictable, cybersecurity experts are warning organizations to prepare for a potential in increased cyber- attacks by updating software, making sure patches are up to date, use multifactor authentication, and strengthen your passwords. As MSP’s you need to help reduce the impact and shorten duration should an incident occur to one of your customers. Harry Brelsford sits down with Anthony Oren, Nero Consulting Inc. to discuss the current cyber security situation and what you can do to prepare.