About the show:
Odd Tuesdays is a Podcast for I.T. Consultants that features what’s new in tech management and best practices for running an I.T. business. The Podcast airs on the first and third Tuesdays of each month and features a variety of Vendor & MSP consultant interviews and advice segments.
Odd Tuesdays also features Oddball segments with regular contributors “Computer Wallah” Bob Nitrio, Harbor Computer Services President Amy Babinchak, and ABC Solutions Owner Rayanne Buchianico covering various aspects of running an MSP business.
About the gang:
Karl Palachuk is highly recognized in the Managed Service Provider (MSP) space as a speaker, consultant, and business coach. He has written 15 books, including the #1 Book on Amazon for managed services, Managed Services in a Month, and the comprehensive 4-volume book set: Managed Services Operations Manual: Standard Operating Procedures for Computer Consultants and Managed Service Providers.
Karl has advised people in the I.T. space for over 18 years as an international speaker, blogger, Podcast host, and personal business consultant. He has toured globally as an MSP educator and represented companies such as Intel, Microsoft, and Hewlett Packard.
Karl’s Small Biz Thoughts blog helps thousands of I.T. consultants reach their customers with solid business models and experienced advice on the latest I.T. offerings in cloud services, service migrations, remote managed options, and more.
Karl also offers formalized training for MSPs through his Great Little Seminar program, which features 5-week online courses throughout the year. The classes are geared to help MSPs improve the running of their businesses to enable them to focus on growth and attract more clients.
Monica Caraway, graduated from California State University of Sacramento with a BA in Communications. She promptly headed overseas for 10 years to live and work in beautiful Queensland, Australia.
Monica worked for Media Monitors Australia as an Account Executive, assisting public relations departments in targeting and monitoring the media. Her portfolio included Queensland state government and state based corporate and entertainment industry clients. It also included Australia Zoo where she had the chance to hold this little sheila.
Besides holding adorable animals, Monica also had the opportunity to visit some amazing locations in Australia, including World Heritage-listed Fraser Island (the world’s largest sand island) while on a six-month video contract project for Griffith University. Monica served as Assistant Producer and Script Writer for the video promoting the university’s Parachute and English for Aviation Training program geared for United Arab Emirates Air Force cadets.
Monica began her work at Small Biz Thoughts, a content and training division of Karl’s publishing company Great Little Book Publishing, in 2010. She has been instrumental in designing publicity campaigns for company-run conferences, I.T. tours, crowdfunding campaigns, and book launches. Monica also focuses on increasing audiences on the various social media channels Small Biz Thoughts and Karl maintain.