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IoT Playbook is a video podcast that shows you how to create and launch a profitable IoT Managed Service business. Mark Smith is a serial entrepreneur and has created several 7-figure and one 9-figure technology business. The IT industry is experiencing the greatest digital transformation it has ever seen. Before the dust settles, the IoT (Internet of Things) and Managed Services market will be hovering around the $500B mark. If you are an IT services provider, you should be fighting for a piece of that.

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    • Entrepreneurship
    • 3.8 • 4 Ratings

IoT Playbook is a video podcast that shows you how to create and launch a profitable IoT Managed Service business. Mark Smith is a serial entrepreneur and has created several 7-figure and one 9-figure technology business. The IT industry is experiencing the greatest digital transformation it has ever seen. Before the dust settles, the IoT (Internet of Things) and Managed Services market will be hovering around the $500B mark. If you are an IT services provider, you should be fighting for a piece of that.

    How to 10x the Value of Your Business

    How to 10x the Value of Your Business

    In this episode, Mark Smith and his CleanConnect.ai co-founder, David Conley, share their story about building a new AI-software started that serves the oil & gas industry.

    They share the 7-Steps to 10x the valuation of your business.

    So, if you own an IT company (i.e. MSP, MSSP, etc.) and you want to learn how to 10x the value of your company, then this episode is for you.

    • 37 min
    The Best IoT Opportunities for MSP's Right Now

    The Best IoT Opportunities for MSP's Right Now

    In this episode, Colin Blair, VP of Specialized Solutions for TechData, shares his unique perspective based on talking to hundreds of partners about what is selling right now!

    • 47 min
    How Integrators Can Help Clients Reopen After the COVID Lockdown

    How Integrators Can Help Clients Reopen After the COVID Lockdown

    How MSP's can use camera and ai-software to provide temperature and physical distancing scanning services that generate MRR.

    • 39 min
    How AV, facilities and cotton gins doubled Corey’s MSP business - Guest: Corey Kirkendoll

    How AV, facilities and cotton gins doubled Corey’s MSP business - Guest: Corey Kirkendoll

    In this episode of IoT Playbook, I interview Corey Kirkendoll, who was recently featured on the cover of ChannelPro magazine.

    Corey is an MSP in Dallas, TX who helps churches and cotton farmers with their IT needs, but also, has been helping them achieve amazing results by incorporating IoT into his managed service offerings.

    By working with mega-churches (over 1,000 attendees), Corey has seen the merging of facilities management, physical security and A/V into his managed IT business.

    • 33 min
    How MSPs are Responding to the COVID-Crisis - Guest: Luis Alvarez

    How MSPs are Responding to the COVID-Crisis - Guest: Luis Alvarez

    With the COVID-crisis, the virtual workforce is expanding as most small businesses have allowed their employees to work at home. In this episode, I interview a frequent IoT Playbook guest, Luis Alvarez, an MSSP and IoTMSP in Salinas, CA.

    Luis is helping his clients make the transition to working from home without compromising his managed security service stack—business has been booming. In this episode, you’ll learn the products and processes Luis is using to help his clients.

    • 15 min
    How to Outfit Your Studio for Top-Notch Productions - Mark Smith, IoT Playbook Host

    How to Outfit Your Studio for Top-Notch Productions - Mark Smith, IoT Playbook Host

    In this episode of IoT Playbook, I take you for a behind the scenes tour of my podcasting studio to look at the gear and software I use to produce the show. Many of you will be asked to host or participate in webinars, and eventually, you will want to be put on camera. Instead of using the default setup with a built-in microphone and laptop camera, you can upgrade your entire experience for a reasonable price.

    • 10 min

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