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Planning a Successful Transition to an As-A-Service Business Model
It’s a little scary. We understand. You’ve determined that transitioning to as-a-service—otherwise known as managed services—is the right thing for your business. You may have been encouraged by our previous blog post (As-A-Service: It Could Save Your Business) highlighting the “why change?” advantages of this successful business model for building recurring revenue. But getting started can seem overwhelming. Here are five proven steps to plan for a successful transition. Plan First It’s easy to fall into the trap of being too busy or thinking your company is too small to develop a business plan. But a solid three-to-five-year plan will help turn your dreams into actionable and measurable goals for financial perf ... read more
As-A-Service: It Could Save Your Business
It’s not hype. If you sell, service or support technology, the future survival of your business may well depend on understanding and implementing an “as-a-service” approach. Simply put, this model—also known as “managed services”—bundles together the hardware, software, services and support you provide and offers them to clients for a monthly fee. Consider these top five reasons for transitioning to a managed services model. Recurring and Predictable Revenue Break-Fix is broken as a primary income-generating tool in your business model toolbox. Sure, those lump-sum payments are nice. But are they steady enough to create reliable financial projections for the future? Or even guarantee you can make payroll for t ... read more
ACRBO Webinar Announcement
We have been traveling to tradeshows around the country to find you the best opportunities to make more money for your business and families. One area I haven't seen a lot of people talking about in the forums or social media groups is Business Continuity. So many of us have a backup plan offering for our client, but so few of us have a solution to keep businesses running even in the worst situations. Today I am excited to announce an educational webinar on October 14th with Rob Rae of Datto. Datto is the group’s newest sponsor and has agreed to dedicate some awesome educational resources to help you increase your recurring revenue. I encourage every one of you to attend this webinar if you are looking to add recurring revenue to your ... read more