Archive for the ‘MS Partners’ Category

Microsoft SBSC - What’s in it for me?

Friday, September 25th, 2009

I'm often asked by Microsoft Parnters why I evangalize the SBSC program and why their firm should become an SBSC (besides the $1000 of MDF).   After giving several reasons the next thing they always ask is how they can become and SBSC.   Below is Microsoft's answer to both of these questions.    Leading ...

Microsoft TPAMs Ready to Dial!

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Great news for Microsoft TPAM Managed Partners, the dark period is almost over.  I’ve learned today that Microsoft has successfully trained over 35 of their 45 new TPAMs (Tele Partner Account Manager) that will be working with MS Partners via the top four distributors. Per Tim Schmidt, Directory of Inside Sales ...

$1000 if FREE marketing $ to Microsoft’s US SBSC Partners!

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

Thank me later folks, but for now, get your mouse clicking over to and add promotion code SBSC to claim your $1000 in market development funds (or use the money for reimbursment of other marketing efforts - see for more).  Your account could look like mine:   As your trusted ...

SBSC Newsletter - July 2009

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

  You receive this communication as a benefit of your Microsoft Small Business Specialist Community membership. Welcome to the July 2009 SBSC Program News. This newsletter is designed to present the most current and relevant information about Microsoft incentives, promotions, and opportunities available for SBSC members. New SBSC Advisory Board Announced: A Strong ...

Partners in Christ Annual Prayer Breakfast at WPC 09

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

SAVE-THE-DATE! Join Microsoft partners and employees from around the world for a time of fellowship and prayer at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference New Orleans Marriott at the Convention Center 859 Convention Center Boulevard New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 Wednesday, July 15, 2009 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Click Here to Register Today! Are you able to help fund this special ...

Hey SBSCs! I’mmm Back!!!

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Thought you could get rid of me that easily didn't you?  Well it seems I just can't turn down the opportunity (and privilege) to serve my SBSC community.  I've been asked to contribute this year (Microsoft FY10) on the SBSC US Advisory Board.  The board will be made up ...

Farewell From Me… Meet Your NEW SBSC PAL

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

So after 2 years of as much shaping the role of an SBSC PAL as I did serve in that role it is time to pass the torch to another.  Now appropriately named SMB PAL, your new PAL will be Rick Bahl, an outstanding SMB IT community peer near the ...

FREE Exam Vouchers!

Friday, May 8th, 2009

1000 exam vouchers up for grab.  How fast can you click and type? TGIF!!!

From SBS 2008 to Hosted Exchange in One Click!

Friday, April 24th, 2009

OK, so I exaggerate a little with my subject but the reality is that Microsoft has worked really hard to make it easy.  Why?  Some will say so they can steal the revenue that we were charging our customers to manage Exchange and give us a measly 6% as part ...

How to receive up to 5 FREE copies of Microsoft Software to Jump Start Your Prospecting

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Erick asked me to blog this event to help get the word out and I told him to heck with that, I want to speak during the webinar!  You see, I know firsthand that this is probably the best opportunity our there for those of you that want to do ...