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Top Phishing Lures and Malicious Email Disguises to Watch Out For

Protect your clients from this year's scariest scams and creepiest compromises by teaching them how to see through the most common malspam and phishing disguises.
Local SEO for MSPs: The Ultimate Guide

The Ultimate Guide to Local SEO for MSPs

Have big ambitions for growing your MSP business in 2020? One key component of your marketing strategy needs to be mastering local SEO. Use this guide to get your MSP moving up in the ranks.
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The Ultimate Guide to Paid Search Ads for MSPs

Looking to dial up your MSP marketing and want to learn more about how investing in paid search ads work? This practical guide is for you. 
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Video: Tearing Down the Best MSP Websites

We see a lot of MSP websites. Here are the ten that impressed us most with their engaging layouts, compelling copy, high-quality imagery, and stories that convert.

The Complete MSP Marketing Guide to Advertising on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram

Wondering if advertising your MSP on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, or even Instagram is worth it? This guide will walk you through everything you need to consider and get you ready to launch successful campaigns.

Must-Know Ransomware Statistics and Attack Trends 2020

From massive increases in ransom amounts to big shifts in attack models, these statistics reveal the major new trends in ransomware.
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Top 5 MSP Strategies for Using Your QBR as a Sales Tool

Lifecycle Insights Chief Customer Experience Officer Alex Farling explains the untapped potential of using quarterly business reviews (QBRs) to close deals and drive new business. 

Practical PowerShell for MSPs

Kelvin Tegelaar, author of the popular blog, provides simplified overviews of fundamental PowerShell concepts plus straightforward walkthroughs that put those concepts into action.

Turning Customer Feedback into Rocket Fuel

Cory Brown, co-founder of Simplesat, shares ways you can collect more meaningful feedback, more easily, and then transform it into actionable business insights and marketing materials for your MSP.
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Everything You Need to Know About Retargeting Ads

The real trick to MSP marketing isn't getting prospects to visit your website, it's getting them to come back. That's where retargeting ads come in.
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How to Design Your Own MSP Marketing Brochure

Here’s everything you need to know to go from blank slate to printable MSP marketing brochures that prospects will be delighted to receive — no design degree required!
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Building a $6 Million MSP Business: 5 More Things I Wish I'd Known

Aaron Underhill of Dedicated IT shares tough, honest advice for new owners starting managed services provider businesses, and explains how his company has been able to grow its revenue 10x in five years, hitting $6 million in ARR.

Building a $6 Million MSP Business: 5 Things I Wish I'd Known Starting Out

IT you know. But when it comes to building a successful managed services provider business, the learning curve can be steep. In this post, Dedicated IT's Aaron Underhill shares five key lessons he learned on the way to growing the company's revenue 10x in just five years.

How to Survive a Coordinated Ransomware Attack

Huntress Labs CEO Kyle Hanslovan shares what he's seen firsthand from working with more than 40 MSPs who had their tools hijacked to deploy ransomware across their entire client base.

Surviving Ransomare Pt 3: Legal Risk & Cyber Insurance FAQs

MSP legal authority Bradley Gross teams up with techrug founder Justin Reinmuth to cover everything MSPs need to know about cyber insurance and lowering their legal risk associated with cyber attacks.

Surviving Ransomware Pt 2: Q&A with an Incident Response Provider

Tyler Hudak and Paul Sems from TrustedSec join us to talk about what incident providers do and how MSPs can work with them, plus share detailed breakdowns of two ransomware incidents they battled in the wild.
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Creative Direct Mail Ideas to Steal

Want to win over new clients for your MSP business? Don’t overlook the power of direct mail. I’ve built a career on successful direct mail campaigns, and I’m sharing my tried-and-true secrets here.
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Building the Right MSP Website: How to Get More Visitors and Leads

Is your MSP website generating new leads for your business? If not, it may be time for an update. This guide shares all the tips and tools you'll need to do it right.

Syncing a CSV with Active Directory

Adam Bertram of GitHub is back to tell you all about how to utilize PowerShell to sync information from CSVs with Active Directory. Check out his post to learn helpful tips, tricks, and safety precautions.

3 Ways to Keep Active Directory Clean

Everyone knows the importance of a clean Active Directory, but it's finding the time to clean it that becomes the issue. Here are three ways we suggest for how to keep your Active Directory clean.

How Firing Customers Fueled This MSP's Growth

In this edition of MSP Zen meet an MSP who was willing to turn his back on 25% of his revenue by firing his worst clients. Find out why his only regret is not doing it sooner.

This MSP Wins Clients by Being Easier to Do Business With (And Picking the Right Tools)

A veteran of the MSP industry who decided to branch out on his own and found his own company in 2017, Nicholas Walker places high value on tools that can help him provide dependable service with as little friction as possible.

Securing a Financial Services Firm and Bringing it Back into Compliance

Learn how one MSP helped a financial services firm gain solid footing after it was forced to pay ransom to cyber criminals.

Best of Breed, Best in Class, or Both?

Choosing a RMM solution to fit your needs is a tough decision. Check out this blog to help find the best solution for your business

How to Pick a RMM

RMM is short for remote monitoring and management. As the name implies, RMM software is used to gather information from remote endpoints and networks, and to perform various remote IT management tasks on them without disruption. See the top features of RMM software, 2019 RMM ratings, and more.

The Ninja Guide to MSP Software

What software and tools are MSPs relying on most to power their businesses and prevent their client networks from going dark and full of errors? To find out, we pulled ratings from G2Crowd and Capterra for 60+ products across 12 different software categories.
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How DNS Protection Stops Malware

Ninja and Webroot present a webinar on how DNS protection can stop malware and other harmful threats. Watch now to learn more about how you can improve your clients' cybersecurity.

Why MSPs Are Big Targets — And What to Do About It

Cyber attacks targeting MSPs and their customers are on the rise. Find out what the top threats are and which cyber security best practices you should be putting to use to keep your MSP business safe.

Cybersecurity Stats You Need to Know in 2019

The latest cybersecurity statistics show small businesses are becoming increasingly big targets for cyber attacks. Find out how often SMBs are getting hacked, how much it's costing them, the top security challenges they're facing, and who they're turning to for help.

How MSPs Are Using Endpoint Detection & Response Tools

MSPs looking to level-up from traditional antivirus are turning to endpoint detection and response tools. But how many have actually adopted EDR? What about these tools works — and doesn't work — for MSPs? And how does that compare with the traction EDR tools are getting in the internal IT world?

2019 MSP Cybersecurity Checklist

Get a practical checklist for protecting your MSP business from ransomware and other threats, complete with links to helpful how-tos and walkthroughs.
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6 Keys to Surviving a Ransomware Outbreak

With client-wide ransomware infections being reported on a weekly basis, MSPs need to need to be focusing on incident response planning now. Huntress Labs CEO Kyle Hanslovan shares the key lessons he's learned firsthand from working with nearly 40 MSPs who have been compromised.

How to Convert Break/Fix Customers

You may be ready to make the move to managed services, but what about your customers? Here are key do's and don'ts to convince as many as possible to make the journey with you.

What Managed Services Have to Offer

Competition in the MSP market is heating up. Learn how to differentiate yourself by building a managed services offering that stands out and gets you more customers.

Building the Right MSP Software Stack

How should you be successfully evaluating MSP software to make sure you're building the stack you really need? Whether you're just getting started or reassessing your tools, here are some key criteria and important do's and don'ts.

The Break/Fix to Managed Services Transition Kit

Interested in switching to managed services but not sure where to start? Get answers to your questions along with a four-step action plan, plus templates and tools you can put to use right away.

Achieving Predictability in RMM

Achieving predictable service with a RMM solution can be difficult. This blog focuses on the steps to ensure predictable, productive, and reliable service.

How to Improve Customer Retention

If you're a small but growing MSP, balancing your focus between acquiring new clients and keeping the ones you have happy can be difficult. Learn why active customer retention efforts are crucial to ensuring the growth you achieve is sustainable.

3 Ways to Increase Revenue from Existing Customers

The most successful MSPs don't grow simply by acquiring new customers. Another key driver they rely on is finding ways to increase recurring revenue they're getting from their existing customers. Here are three paths you can take to follow their lead.

Pricing Strategies to Boost Profitability

Determining the best pricing strategy for your MSP business is no small task. Let's look at some of the basic MSP pricing model options and help you understand what approach will be most profitable for you, starting with understanding your costs and margins.
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7 Tactics for Getting More Referrals

Referrals are one of the most powerful and affordable ways to generate new MSP customers. Learn how to increase your volume and frequency of referrals without coming across as pushy or desperate.

Selling to Involuntary IT Managers

An easy, 5-step marketing plan for MSPs selling to “involuntary IT managers” -- people who get stuck with IT duties that aren’t part of their official job.

A Practical Growth Strategy for 2019

There are two primary paths you can take to grow your managed IT services company, and four major challenges you'll face along the way. Learn how to anticipate and overcome those challenges by developing a successful, realistic growth strategy.
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How to Build a Customer Acquisition Strategy

For managed IT services providers, relying on word of mouth and attending the same business mixers leads to diminishing returns. Learn how to ramp up new customer acquisition efforts to grow your business more successfully.

7 Steps to Scaling Your Services

Achieving sustainable growth as an MSP company involves coordinating many moving pieces and adjusting a variety of dials to ensure you can scale your business operations effectively. Here are seven steps to help you do just that.

5 Steps to Growing Your MSP Business

There are more opportunities than ever for MSPs to pull in more revenue, become more profitable, and grow their business. But doing it successfully — without burning out — takes strategic planning.

How to Take Advantage of Windows 7 EOL

With Windows 7 EOL less than nine months away, here are two things every MSP should be doing to maximize their opportunity to secure additional commitments, streamline their operations, and boost their revenue.

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