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  • New Faces

    New Faces

    Xcellerate has welcomed two new faces to the team over the past weeks.  Tanya Mae Divinagracia and Iris Chan.  Both…

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  • Retaining your best people

    Retaining your best people

    As a small MSP your talented employees are the life blood of your business. If your heart misses a beat…

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  • Building an effective sales engine

    Building an effective sales engine

    The ability of an MSP to satisfy and retain customers is crucial to their survival. That’s obvious. But what is…

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  • Giving Back: Newborns in Need

    Giving Back: Newborns in Need

    Giving back to the community is a core tenet of the Xcellerate philosophy. We are delighted to support Newborns in…

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  • Create a high-performance culture

    Create a high-performance culture

    Meredith Hayes, Human Resources Practice Manager I have spoken to many MSP business owners over the past year about their…

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  • Ray Barber, Partner, Chief Technology Officer To NOC or not to NOC: Is that the question? You can’t call yourself…

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  • Demand Generation

    Demand Generation

    Mark Woldman, Partner, Sales and Marketing If you are a Managed Services Provider, the ability to generate new sales leads…

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  • Rock Solid Technology

    Rock Solid Technology

    Turbo-charged marketing and sales support accelerates growth for Rock Solid Technology    “We’ve had better results than any sales and…

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  • Great resume vs beach shorts

    Great resume vs beach shorts

    I will be the first to admit that dress code is not the sexiest of topics, but it’s a topic…

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  • Patch Management – Part 2

    Patch Management – Part 2

    Managing risk One approach to help with the overall risk balance, is to interview and assess risk with a customer…

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  • Marketing gold: Your target list

    Marketing gold: Your target list

    Xcellerate’s marketing manager Sue Caley outlines the key steps in effective lead generation for MSPs.  It starts with building your target list…

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  • Patch Management: Part 1

    Patch Management: Part 1

    Patch management is a big subject. To do it any justice, the point of our technical coverage is to break…

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  • The last few yards with RMM

    The last few yards with RMM

    I’ve been working with remote monitoring and management (RMM) software since before it was called RMM software. Back in 2001 in…

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  • Keeping It Real

    Keeping It Real

    Walking the Talk: the Importance of authenticity in Business.  A bad customer experience last week got me thinking about the…

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  • The Cost of a Bad Hire

    The Cost of a Bad Hire

    Type “cost of a bad hire” into a search engine and the results are endless, and for good reason –…

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  • Is MSP a dirty word now?

    Is MSP a dirty word now?

    I was talking to someone the other day that told me they had just used a Taxi, I chuckled a…

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  • Attract and Retain Great People

    Attract and Retain Great People

    Helping Greenlight to Take that Next Step   THE CHALLENGE Jason Makevich has all the makings of a successful businessman. He seeks…

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  • Leveraging Experience

    Leveraging Experience

    Using Xcellerate’s MSP experience to help us grow   Reaching out to Xcellerate’s Ken Davis and Ray Barber, the Adaptive…

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  • A Clearer Path

    A Clearer Path

    Task Networking is an MSP, who has been in business for 10 years. Based out of Denver, Colorado, Task Networking…

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  • Why It Matters What You Look Like

    Why It Matters What You Look Like

    I will be the first to admit that dress code is not the sexiest of topics, and I’m sure that…

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  • Cold Email Campaign: Tips and Tricks

    Cold Email Campaign: Tips and Tricks

    What’s important Cold email campaigns are common practice but there is a wide variance in those that are successful and…

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  • MSP Marketing Tips

    MSP Marketing Tips

    Marketing is well known as one of the most important elements of developing a successful business but can often be…

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  • One Simple Thing

    One Simple Thing

    You’ve all heard, many times I’m sure, the term KISS – Keep it simple, Stupid. Even though it is an…

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  • Direct Mail Still Works

    Direct Mail Still Works

    While online mar­ket­ing is becom­ing more and more pop­u­lar (and not with­out rea­son!), clas­sic mar­ket­ing meth­ods are being used less…

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  • Boost Sales: Tried and True Principles

    Boost Sales: Tried and True Principles

    The power to sell is the dri­ving force behind the suc­cess of any busi­ness, and when sales teams have prob­lems…

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  • Top Characteristics of a Successful Salesperson

    Top Characteristics of a Successful Sale

    If you asked a lead­ing sales agent how he (or she) reached the top, you would likely get a vari­ety…

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  • How to Close More Sales

    How to Close More Sales

    You pro­vide a great ser­vice, the price is right, your mar­ket­ing cam­paign is spot-on, yet very few deals are actu­ally…

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