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MSP Sales Funnel Key Terms To Know

By Hunter Nelson | January 23, 2023

In today’s post, I wanted to break down a few key terms MSP owners should be aware of when it comes to breaking down sales funnels from online marketing for your MSP. A lot of MSP owners grow initially through referrals and networking and are used to any leads they receive to be scorching hot…

Why Chat GPT Is A Risk For SEO Content

By Hunter Nelson | January 19, 2023

Chat GPT is all the rage right now. Type in a few sentences about what you want and ChatGPT spits out serviceably written content to fulfill all your marketing dreams. It’s easy to see how ChatGPT can have a high potential for abuse and turn an already lazy group of marketers, into something even lazier,…

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Why Referrals Don’t Scale And Create Risk For Your MSP

By Hunter Nelson | November 28, 2022

With the recent wave of layoffs in the tech sector, I’ve seen a big uptick in the recently departed deciding to try their hand at running their own consulting business. This has led to a lot of fresh faces in some of the networking meetings I attend asking some flavor of the same question. How…

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What Goes Into Publishing A Blog Post?

By Hunter Nelson | November 2, 2022

I wanted to take a moment to describe what goes on during the publishing of a blog post here at Tortoise and Hare Software to give you some visibility into what engaging with us can look like. Our client base is comprised primarily of established mid-market MSPs, SaaS, and Cybersecurity firms, and our clients come…

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What Are Directory Citations In SEO?

By Hunter Nelson | November 1, 2022

Directory citations are a form of online business listing similar to a phone book entry in the real world. Yelp and are probably the two most thought of when it comes to online business directories but sites like Facebook and Google also have their own directories and there are thousands with unique positioning in…

Why We Recommend Page Builder Websites For Startups

By Hunter Nelson | October 11, 2022

If there’s one word that characterizes startup companies it’s instability. I see this across service providers like IT companies and product companies like SaaS startups. Small and growing companies oftentimes don’t have a clear idea of who they are serving, how they can help them, messaging that resonates with their audience and a whole host…

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Google Announces Upcoming Helpful Content Update

By Hunter Nelson | August 19, 2022

A potentially impactful algorithm update is set to launch next week according to Google. Google is leveraging innovations in detecting duplicate product reviews and other low-quality product review spam from fake users that is commonly leveraged in e-commerce and bringing it to broader search results. People have been complaining for a while now about low-quality…

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TNHS Helps MSP Narrow Focus To Legal Sector, Launch New Advertising Campaign

By Hunter Nelson | July 26, 2022

AKAVEIL Technologies Inc. (AKAVEIL) is a small but growing managed IT services provider that reached out to Tortoise and Hare Software (TNHS) in May of 2022 for help with their marketing. AKAVEIL had been struggling to generate traction with outreach efforts and determined that additional marketing support was needed to generate more leads and scale…

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Current State Of Demand For IT Services

By Hunter Nelson | July 21, 2022

One thing that has always amazed me over the past few years running an agency here is the inability of so many online marketers to see the big economic picture. Every time an economic slowdown or a recession hits social media feeds and slack groups are flooded with questions about why conversion rates have dropped,…

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MSP Marketing Guide To 5 Million+ ARR

By Hunter Nelson | March 25, 2022

In this guide, we’re going to talk about how you can use MSP marketing to generate enough pipeline to get to 5 million plus in annual recurring revenue. A lot of the things we’ll talk about in this guide can be used in larger and smaller businesses but for the purposes of this guide, we’ll…