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A growing community of small and midsize business owners has no plans to slow down in 2007.

Armed with a new Web-based membership portal, the leaders of the Mobilize SMB Private Services Network are hoping to expand the group’s ranks in the new year.

“MSPSN provides the framework for the SMB solution provider community to communicate and collaborate, the training and guidance in mastering the MSP (managed services provider) business model, and the tools to manage and build their businesses,” said Amy Luby, one of the group’s founding members.

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“We provide business model training, sales support, marketing support, group buying power, fulfillment services and a community with which to work and grow.”

Luby is CEO of Mobitech, an MSP based in Omaha, Neb. The organization, which companies must pay to join, has 179 registered members, according to its Web site.

By joining, companies gain access to private collaborative forums with other members, monthly “Webinars” hosted by SMB industry experts and other benefits.

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