By all accounts Lippie and his team succeeded pre- and post-M&A. Indeed, Thrive Networks has been a top member of our MSPmentor 100 list over and over again. In a FastChat Video, Lippie offers some practical advice to MSPs that want to succeed independently and/or build a business to be acquired.
Here's the video:
Some Lippie's advice is basic -- start with PSA (professional services automation) and RMM (remote monitoring and management) software to automate and track your services. But listen closely and you'll hear some key advice to help you build a sustainable business that may even attract buyers. Success, he concludes, isn't only about attracting and retaining the right customers. You also have to prove that you can attract and retain the right employees.