What’s on our mind

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Lists and Marketing for Managed Services

“Referrals are a gift, not a business development strategy.” – Carrie Simpson, CEO, Managed Sales Pros     Most MSP business owners and leaders grow their business through referrals until […]

Four Problems With Buying Your Sales Prospecting Lists Online

If you have been thinking about trying new ways to find sales prospects for your MSP, you are probably researching how to buy prospecting lists. You likely get an email […]

How Do I Buy A Sales Prospecting List ?

Would you like to learn how to build a sales prospecting list or buy a sales prospecting list in just one hour? Join Carrie Simpson, Founder of Managed Sales Pros, […]

10 Free Things You Can Do Right Now To Build Your I.T. Business

I travel frequently – for business and pleasure – and I enjoy it.  I enjoy it so much I don’t even have a house or apartment any longer.  This made […]

Let’s Get Busy Being Better

It’s been a rollercoaster of a couple of months for us here at Managed Sales Pros.  And like everyone, we are eager to get back to our lives and our […]

MSP Prospecting in a Crisis

You may be wondering if it’s appropriate for managed service providers to keep focusing on business development during the COVID pandemic panic.   It is.  I would argue it’s more important […]


While Carrie rides out a socially responsible social distancing policy in Michigan (where she is currently holed up after her cancelled trip to Mexico, and wearing winter coats and mittens, […]

We’ll Get Through This Together

These are unprecedented times, and we’re all in this together. Managed Sales Pros is committed to our clients and to their success.  We are committed to our team. We want […]

Making the Move to Managed? Start With Current Clients.

Moving to Managed?  Get Your House in Order First If you have decided to make the move from Value Added Reseller to Managed Services Provider, congratulations!  The market has spoken, […]

Converting Cold Appointments to Closed Deals with Doberman Technologies

Last month, Managed Sales Pros introduced a new members-only sales accountability group called The Closers Club.   Open only to clients who are actively closing the leads we put in their […]