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Mastering the Art of B2B Marketing and Sales: A Comprehensive Guide

May 29th, 2024 by Brian Suerth

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B2B (Business-to-Business) marketing and sales involve the promotion and selling of products or services to other businesses, organizations, or institutions. It is a complex and multifaceted process that requires a deep understanding of the target market,...

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Posted in: Strategizing

Selling Technology Solutions Successfully: Managed IT, Cybersecurity & Voice Services

May 11th, 2024 by Brian Suerth

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Instructor: Ryan Mulvany & Andrew Schmitt Time: 08/15/2024 8:30 AM - 08/16/2024 12:00 PM Location: Chicago, IL COURSE DESCRIPTION: TAG sales training is designed to accelerate your Managed IT Services, Azure, Cybersecurity, and Cloud Voice. TAG's...

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Key Management Boot Camp

April 6th, 2024 by Brian Suerth

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Instructor: TAG Time: 06/26/2024 8:30 AM - 06/27/2024 5:00 PM Location: San Diego, CA COURSE DESCRIPTION: This interactive 2 day workshop environment is designed to immerse key managers and aspiring leaders in business concepts, methodologies,...

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What are 12 Skills of an Effective Manager?

March 12th, 2024 by Brian Suerth

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A manager is more than just a C-suite person. They oversee more than just product development, task completion, and employee output. Strong managers lead their teams with a skill set, empowering others and showing them how to get things done efficiently....

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Posted in: Strategizing

Why are KPIs Important for Businesses

February 22nd, 2024 by Brian Suerth

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In the dynamic landscape of modern business, success isn't just measured by profitability alone. Enterprises must navigate a labyrinth of data and performance indicators to stay ahead of the competition. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) serve as the...

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Posted in: Services

What Is a QBR and Why Should Your Business Use Them?

February 10th, 2024 by Brian Suerth

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Staying ahead of the competition in the dynamic landscape of modern business requires strategic planning, data-driven decision-making, and a deep understanding of market trends. Quarterly Business Reviews (QBRs) offer a valuable opportunity for businesses...

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Posted in: Services

Strategies for B2B Lead Generation

January 16th, 2024 by Brian Suerth

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In the kingdom of B2B, content wears the crown. However, catching leads is not just about creating content; it's about creating content that engages. From insightful blog posts to eye-catching infographics, ensure your content is informative and sparks...

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Posted in: Strategizing

Executing Operational Excellence Workshop

December 18th, 2023 by Brian Suerth

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Instructor: Jonathan Blakey & Trevor Bohannan Time: 02/22/2024 8:30 AM - 02/23/2024 12:00 PM Location: Dallas, TX COURSE DESCRIPTION: Elevate your operational standards with TAG's "Executing Operational Excellence Workshop." This NEWLY DESIGNED in-depth...

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Posted in: Strategizing

Analytics, Benchmarking, and Financial Management

December 1st, 2023 by Brian Suerth

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Instructor: Tim Schatz Time: 02/01/2024 8:30 AM - 02/02/2024 12:00 PM Location: Orlando, FL COURSE DESCRIPTION: This session examines the fundamentals of Managed Technology Services Provider economics. It explores aspects of what we sell, how we...

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Posted in: Strategizing

Techniques to Improve B2B Closing Ratio

November 25th, 2023 by Brian Suerth

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In the world of B2B sales, relationships matter. Building rapport with your clients significantly impacts your closing ratio. The more you interact with your potential business partners or clients, the faster you connect with them on a more human...

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Posted in: Strategizing

Driving Innovation and Change Within Your Business

November 1st, 2023 by Brian Suerth

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Innovation and change might seem like they come easy to large corporations such as Microsoft, Apple, and Google, but they can be a tough nut to crack for 99% of businesses. That being said, as a leader, it is your responsibility to help create an...

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Sign Up For Our Class: Analytics, Benchmarking, and Financial Management

October 17th, 2023 by Brian Suerth

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Instructor: Tim Schatz Time: 11/30/2023 8:30 AM - 12/01/2023 12:00 PM Location: San Diego, CA COURSE DESCRIPTION: This session examines the fundamentals of Managed Technology Services Provider economics. It explores aspects of what we sell, how we...

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Posted in: Courses

How to Establish Long-Term Relationships with Clients

October 13th, 2023 by Brian Suerth

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Building strong, long-term relationships with clients is essential for the success and sustainability of any business. While acquiring new clients is important, retaining existing clients can be even more valuable. Long-term clients provide...

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Posted in: Strategizing

Selling Technology Solutions Successfully For Your MTSP Company

September 13th, 2023 by Brian Suerth

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Instructor: Ryan Mulvany Time: 11/09/2023 8:30 AM - 11/10/2023 12:00 PM Location: San Diego, CA COURSE DESCRIPTION: TAG is launching sales training designed to accelerate your Managed Technology Services Provider (MTSP) business, which incorporates...

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Posted in: Services

Strategies to Improve Team Dynamics

August 25th, 2023 by Brian Suerth

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In the realm of modern business, the synergy among team members is often the linchpin that determines success. Team dynamics, the intricate web of interactions, relationships, and collaboration within a group, wield considerable influence over the...

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What Is the Difference Between B2B and B2C Marketing?

July 21st, 2023 by Brian Suerth

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In the vast commerce landscape, businesses interact with customers in various ways, catering to distinct market segments and adopting different strategies to achieve their goals. Two fundamental approaches shaping modern commerce dynamics are Business-to-Business...

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Operations Training: Processes and Procedures to Drive Performance and Profitability

July 5th, 2023 by Brian Suerth

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Instructor: Jonathan Blakey & Trevor Bohannan Time: 09/21/2023 8:30 AM - 09/22/2023 12:00 PM Location: Orlando, FL COURSE DESCRIPTION: With a focus around the MTSP moving through TAG'S IT Maturity Phases from a starting cost center to optimized...

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Posted in: Training

Ways to Improve Your Business Sales Process

June 23rd, 2023 by Brian Suerth

Strategies you can employ to improve your sales process

A well-optimized sales process is key to driving revenue and achieving business growth. You can enhance efficiency, close more deals, and increase customer satisfaction by continually evaluating and improving your sales process. You can employ...

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The Importance of KPIs for Your Business

May 26th, 2023 by Brian Suerth

Learn why your business should be focusing on KPIs

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are one of the most important metrics for businesses to track. They provide insight into how well a business performs and can help make informed decisions about where to focus resources to maximize...

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Posted in: Services, benefits

Analytics, Benchmarking, and Financial Management

February 17th, 2023 by Brian Suerth

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Class: Analytics, Benchmarking, and Financial Management Instructor: Tim Schatz Time: 06/15/2023 8:30 AM - 06/16/2023 12:00 PM Location: Chicago, IL COURSE DESCRIPTION: This session examines the fundamentals of Managed Technology Services Provider...

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New Project Management Microlearning 7 Part Series

December 15th, 2022 by Trevor Bohannan

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We're excited to announce TAG's "NEW" Project Management Microlearning 7 Part Series. The objective of this "live virtual" series is to enhance our Members' ability to manage projects efficiently, productively, and profitably while exceeding customer...

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Analytics, Benchmarking, and Financial Management

November 29th, 2022 by Janet Dufour

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Instructor: Tim Schatz Time: 02/23/2023 8:30 AM - 02/24/2023 12:00 PM Location: Newark, NJ COURSE DESCRIPTION: This session examines the fundamentals of Managed Technology Services Provider economics. It explores aspects of what we sell, how we...

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Key Management Boot Camp

May 31st, 2022 by Ryan Mulvany

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COURSE DESCRIPTION: TAG is excited to bring back our Key Management Boot Camp. This interactive 2 1/2 day workshop environment is designed to immerse key managers and aspiring leaders in business concepts, methodologies, and TAG's better business...

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Posted in: Events

We're Excited to Announce the Theme for TAG's Spring Break...

February 10th, 2022 by Janet Dufour

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Scaling Up Your Business Today is the most exciting time to be in the technology industry! Opportunities abound like never before to scale and revolutionize your business…new and disruptive technologies such as Azure and AI, availability of financial...

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Selling Technology Solutions Successfully for Your MTSP Company

December 27th, 2021 by Jonathan Blakey

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TAG is launching sales training designed to accelerate your Managed Technology Services Provider (MTSP) business, which incorporates Managed IT, Azure, Cybersecurity, Cloud Voice, Video Surveillance, and Access Control. TAG's multi-step proven sales...

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Diversant IT Staffing Strategic Partnership Announcement

October 14th, 2021 by Brian Suerth

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We're excited to announce that Diversant is now a TAG Strategic Partner and will be exhibiting at the TAG convention! Diversant is the largest African-American owned IT staffing company in the United States and a fully-certified MBE (Minority–owned...

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Posted in: strategic partners, Articles

In-depth Financial Analysis and Industry Benchmarking

August 12th, 2021 by Brian Suerth

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In their quests to meet ambitious targets, businesses often put on some blinders and start focusing on reaching these goals. In other words, this approach helps to steer organizations from getting digressed from a focused path. The Benefits of Industry...

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New Technical Operations Specialist

July 7th, 2021 by Brian Suerth

Trevor Bohannan

We’re excited to announce that Trevor Bohannan has joined TAG as our new Technical Operations Specialist! Trevor has an extensive 15-year background in IT, with stints as a System Administrator and as a Project Manager. In his role at National Oilwell,...

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Posted in: About Us

Attend Our MTSP Operations Class

June 23rd, 2020 by Brian Suerth

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We are excited to announce our Managed Technology Services Provider Operations Training class, held in Denver, CO, on August 13th and 14th. At TAG, we aim to provide valuable training to help your business grow. This class is invaluable to business...

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Posted in: Membership, Courses, Services, Events, Training

Attend our Selling Technology Solutions Successfully Class

June 8th, 2020 by Brian Suerth

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On July 9th through the 20th, in Tampa, Florida, we'll be hosting our Selling Technology Solutions Successfully live class. Those who attend will be learning how to accelerate their Managed Technology Services Provider (MTSP) business. As our...

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Posted in: Courses, Services, Events

Join TAG at the Capture the Magic Event Hosted by BTA

October 22nd, 2019 by Brian Suerth

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TAG National is proud to announce that we will be attending Capture the Magic in Coronado, California, hosted by BTA. Not only are we the breakfast sponsor, but we will also be speaking at the event. In case you haven't heard, on November 4th through...

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Posted in: Events

Becoming a True Managed Technology Services Provider

August 15th, 2019 by Brian Suerth

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Whether you are currently an MTSP or looking to add managed services to your existing business model, there is a science behind finding your audience, maintaining a loyal base, and growing a business that nurtures your clients, customers, and...

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Posted in: Services

Don't miss our Analytics, Benchmarking, and Financial Management Live Class

July 10th, 2019 by Brian Suerth

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In Newark, NJ July 11-12 we will be having our "Analytics, Benchmarking, and Financial Management" live class taught by Tim Schatz. We will explore aspects of what we sell, how we price, billing methodologies, the economic effect of recurring revenue,...

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Posted in: convention, Member visits, Membership, Courses, Events, Training, benefits

Join us at the Gateway to Success Event in Austin, Texas

June 10th, 2019 by Brian Suerth

Seminar

Join us from June 13-14th for the annual Gateway to Success event brought to you by the Business Technology Association (BTA) being held at the Fairmont Austin Hotel in Austin, TX. This event is open to dealers from across the country and will feature...

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Posted in: Events

Learn How to Turn Customer Satisfaction into Profitability with Our MTSP Operations Training

April 24th, 2019 by Brian Suerth

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On June 20th to the 21st in Chicago, IL, we will have our MTSP Operations Training. By taking this live class, you will learn one of the most important things in business: how to start a relationship on the right foot with your customers. Keeping that...

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Posted in: Training

Leadership Bootcamp

August 7th, 2018 by Brian Suerth

Network

What kind of leader are you? If you are an owner, president or in senior management, you’ll learn how you can grow as a leader in our Leadership Bootcamp. You’ll get the opportunity to assess your leadership style and abilities and learn to overcome...

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