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MSP Marketing – How to use social media to get subscribers

MSP Marketing – How to use social media to get subscribers

As an MSP seeking new clients, I guess you’ll have been in the online marketing game for some time now, especially as a way of gathering contact information (email addresses) for mailing lists. Getting a presence out there on social media is a great way to attract visitors who can flag an interest by leaving […]

MSP Marketing – So what’s new in SEO and social media?

MSP Marketing – So what’s new in SEO and social media?

Being a great MSP with a wide range of services you can offer to prospective clients is only part of the way to grow your business. Knowing how to harness the power of Internet marketing is the other,  which is why we’re taking a look at 5 popular SEO and Social Media tactics happening now.

MSP Marketing – Why your company needs to be on Instagram

MSP Marketing – Why your company needs to be on Instagram

It’s astounding how celebrities manage to amass millions of followers and gain thousands of likes for posting a photo of their shadow. Companies of all sizes would go crazy for that kind of exposure, but rarely do their wishes get granted. But not all hope is lost, start small and take baby steps with the […]

MSP Operations – Warnings to MSP’s, Ransomware is mutating

MSP Operations – Warnings to MSP’s, Ransomware is mutating

One of the biggest fears security experts have may be coming true: self-replicating ransomware. Viruses that have the ability to copy and spread themselves to new systems are nothing new, but until now ransomware attacks have been targeted campaigns. The best way to protect your clients from a security threat is to understand it, here’s everything […]

[V-Blog] : MSP Operations – benefits of attending MSP events

[V-Blog] : MSP Operations – benefits of attending MSP events

In advance of the @CompTIA_UK #UKCCBham16 Birmingham conference, I was thinking about those MSP's who look at their diary and think "I don't have the time" or maybe "what's in it for me?". You may be surprised at the value which comes from attending events in our industry

In this blog I discuss the value in attending MSP / IT industry events, the benefits to you and the opportunities which can arise from such activities.

MSP Operations – Standardise in order to simplify

MSP Operations – Standardise in order to simplify

On a recent visit to McDonalds I asked for one of their bowls of chicken salad because in my mind its rather more healthy than much of the remainder of their menu.

Anyway, I was told that they had none, but as I had already paid they added "but we can make one up for you if you like?". I said that would be fine and they asked about the various things I'd like in it - then off they went.

MSP Marketing – Live video: a free way to reach new customers

MSP Marketing – Live video: a free way to reach new customers

Having direct access to customers is a gold mine for MSP’s and with the increasing popularity of live video services it’s just a matter of deciding what to broadcast. The strategies for live broadcasting are very different than pre-recorded video and it’s important to reevaluate how you’ll present company information in this medium.

MSP Relationships – Considerations for monitoring employees online

MSP Relationships – Considerations for monitoring employees online

MSP’s will be asked a number of technical questions on a daily basis and many will be issues they can quickly deal with and resolve. However, as your reach as an MSP grows and the trust invested in you from clients increases, you may be asked questions you’ve not been asked before – especially sensitive […]