Karl Palachuk

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Feb 15th, 2013
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk Sometimes you need to address the really big issues. This is not one of those times. But this procedure gives you a good idea of the kind of little detail that can make your organization stand out. We covered another example of this in the SOP on Labeling Equipment. Little […]...
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Feb 13th, 2013
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Feb 8th, 2013
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk On several occasions I have mentioned a procedure called the “Monthly Single.” The Monthly Single evolved as a way for our company to make sure that we maintain a certain level of support across all our clients. In addition to the standard Monthly Maintenance Checklist, we create a single activity […]...
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Feb 2nd, 2013
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk In January I posted nine articles at SmallBizThoughts.com. As usual, four of them were “SOP Friday” posts. But older posts remain popular. In the twelve months ending January 31st, I’ve written 178 posts at SmallBizThoughts.com. Here are the most read blog posts from the last Month: #1 = Microsoft Announced […]...
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Feb 1st, 2013
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk Free audio program: Redesign Your Business to Fulfill YOUR Personal and Professional Goals Your really can make huge changes in your business this year. My theme for the entire year 2013 is Reboot Your Business. This presentation was recorded in January 2013. It is focused 100% on small I.T. consultants who […]...
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Feb 1st, 2013
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk One of the easiest things to do without is Employee Reviews. Don’t do without! We see our employees all the time, we talk to them all the time, and we give them feedback all the time. But that is not enough. It is important to have an occasional “formal review” […]...
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Jan 27th, 2013
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk Please Take 60 Seconds to Give Some Feedback I am working on a new service offering. I am debating between several options. So I decided to ask for some feedback AND provide you with the answers so you can use the research to help you set pricing for lower-end recurring […]...
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Jan 19th, 2013
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk Please join me and Harry Brelsford Thursday … January is a PERFECT time to commit to revamping your business in 2013. Free Webinar: The Total Consulting Make-Over: Redesign Your Business to Fulfill YOUR Personal and Professional Goals Date: Thursday, January 24, 2013 Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am PST Speakers: […]...
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Jan 14th, 2013
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk Mark your calendar now and don’t miss this once-a-year podcast. For several years now, I’ve produced a podcast on the “State of the Nation” for small technology providers. Don’t miss this year’s podcast. Karl’s Annual State of the Nation Address Wednesday, January 16th 10:00 AM Pacific Here’s...
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Jan 11th, 2013
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk There are some passwords that need to be guarded very heavily. Domain administrator passwords are a great example. But there are all kinds of other “less important” passwords and codes that need less security. But they still need some attention. These include the passwords for employee voicemail, access codes for […]...
By Karl_Palachuk
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Jan 3rd, 2013
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk Last January I posted the most popular posts from the previous month. I find it interesting what people choose to read. In the last month I’ve posed 12 blog posts at http://blog.smallbizthoughts.com. Four of those were “SOP Friday” posts. But the most recent posts are not always the most popular. […]...
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Jan 2nd, 2013
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk Wow. The New Year begins with a bang. I just got a note from my friend Arlin Sorensen – Famed for the HTS company and HTG (Heartland Technology Groups). Arlin is officially OUT and a new owner is IN at HTS. This deal was finalized last year  and announced today. […]...
By Karl_Palachuk
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Dec 31st, 2012
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk Well, this is my 1,144th blog post on this blog. My 180th post for the year. That’s almost one every other day. This blog is only six years old – but my how the world has changed. When I started, I was trying to convince people to adopt the Managed […]...
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Dec 29th, 2012
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk So . . . the Newly Revised and Updated 2nd Edition of Managed Services in a Month is out! And it’s only $19.95 right now. Soon it goes to $24.95. Managed Services in a Month – Newly Revised and Expanded 2nd  Edition But YOU can get it for FREE! There […]...
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Dec 18th, 2012
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk Want a legitimate end of year expense? How about some Education! We’ve got a big 20% Off coupon code for you. See below. But first, we’ve lowered shipping costs on ALL products: SMBBooks.com now offers $2 shipping on any product to anywhere in the world! This is a permanent change, […]...
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Dec 14th, 2012
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Karl Palachuk / Karl Palachuk All too often, we hire a new employee and then don’t give any thought to what happens when they actually show up for work. Now, I don’t think a new employee should be 100% up to speed and profitable on the first day, but they SHOULD feel welcome and feel […]...
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Dec 7th, 2012
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Nov 27th, 2012
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karlp / Karl Palachuk I’m doing a wee bit of market research. Will you please fill out this form? Thank you!  🙂 Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/SmallBizThoughtsByKarlPalachuk All material Copyright (c) 2006-2012 Karl W. Palachuk unless otherwise noted. Read More...
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Nov 18th, 2012
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karlp / Karl Palachuk I posted up three more podcasts from last week’s IT Nation. A few of them struck me as particularly interesting because they had a theme of cooperation. You can find all of these posted at the SMB Community Blog: www.smbcommunitypodcast.com. Three podcasts went up this morning: 1. Jay McBain – ChannelEyes […]...
By Karl_Palachuk
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Oct 20th, 2012
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karlp / Karl Palachuk Last week I attended the 10th annual SMB Nation conference. As usual, I rubbed elbows with a lot of fun and interesting people. I recorded some quick podcosts with several of them. (See recent posts at the SMB Community Podcast.) Here are three more: Rent the Time Machine! 1. Mark Shields […]...