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Microsoft MDF for SBSCs!

Friday, August 27th, 2010

It has been a while but as Microsoft ramps up their fiscal year 2011 plans there is no way to draw attention back the blue logo than putting cash our for grabs.  Here are the details: SBSC $500 Ready-to-Go Marketing Promotion ...

THINGS NOT TO SAY TO YOUR WIFE

Friday, March 12th, 2010

For my YouTube Video of The Week selection (I know. I know.  I don’t actually have a YouTube Video of The Week – I’m lucky if I do a blog a week!) I’ve selected the following for all you happily married men (like me!).   Enjoy and TGIF!!!

Building Momentum in Your Managed Services Practice

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Orginally I created the slide deck for Autotask Community Live 2009 and have delivered 4 more versions of it over the past year.  By far my favorite delivery was when I presented this deck at the Microsoft World Wide Partner Conference.    Great IPED data shared in context and still very relevent to ...

Become an SBSC! (Free Exam Vouchers)

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Do you sell to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs)? Do you provide your SMB customers with Microsoft technologies and related services? Do you want to differentiate yourself in your marketplace? If you answered “Yes,” have you considered joining the Microsoft Small Business Specialist Community (SBSC), a group of 6,500 trusted technology advisors focused ...

Microsoft Goes Grassroots With Windows 7

Thursday, October 8th, 2009

Microsoft has announced their Community Connections imitative where they will attempt to influence the influencers and start a grassroots movement of Windows 7 for small businesses.  The details of this program are not finalized as it has literally gone from idea to launch in a few months (fast for Microsoft ...

New Microsoft TV Ads for bing

Friday, June 5th, 2009

Check out the new ads for Microsoft's new search engine called "bing".  Please share your thoughts on these ads in the comments.  Do you think MS has a shot against big G?

Autotask Community Juggernaut Releases Email2AT Beta

Monday, June 1st, 2009

Travis Austin, of Rezitech,  a young man who made quite a splash in the SMB community and Autotask circle when introduced for the first time at the Autotask CommunITy Live event this spring, has released his first Autotask community focused service called Email2AT.  Email2AT (short for email to Autotask but ...

Thrive vs Survive

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Kudos to Microsoft  and their User Group Support Services for their latest efforts to support IT pros whom are facing the reality of an uncertain economic future.   Regardless of whether you are currently enjoying good fortune, barely surviving or really struggling, you should check out the resources Microsoft has consolidated ...

Microsoft Mythbusters Video: Top 10 VMware Myths

Monday, April 6th, 2009

While the comments were brutal regarding the lack of Hollywood efect in this video, lets not lose the message because of the media.  Viral no, accurate yes.  Enjoy! Microsoft Mythbusters: Top 10 VMware Myths

Your Vote Counts

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Before you start having flashbacks to last fall and the flood of campaign ads let me clarify.  I'm asking you to take less than one minute to visit MSPAlliance's Site and vote for the MSP leaders and inovators that have impressed you this past year.  Who did I vote for?  How ...