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Small Business Technology Assessment Toolkit

Small Business Technology Assessment Toolkit

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That was a mouthful!

This is a great tool for small businesses, and I'm sure many of you out there will already know about this, but, if you don't, it's your lucky day!  Essentially, the Small Business Technology Assessment Toolkit is a step-by-step guide on how to assess the technology needs of a small business customer, and hence pave the way for long-term, profitable relationships.

The toolkit is based on the best practices of Microsoft Partners, and helps to identify customers business needs, goals, plans, competitors, challenges, and technology requirements so you can create a plan that addresses immediate requirements and maps out future needs.

So, what does the CD include?

  • Updated business and technology assessments to help you discover new business opportunities for SBS 2003 R2.
  • Resources you can use with your customers to close more sales by helping you recommend the right server for the right job.
  • IDC blueprints, based on partner best practices, on how to build a small business practice with SBS 2003.
  • Easy-to-use Assessments Wizards available for online download.
  • Sample Proposal Templates
  • Server planning and installation guide
  • Customer training guide
  • Customisable sales and marketing tools

And, as an added bonus, for a limited time, you can get a free copy of Windows Small Business Server 2003 Release 2 (US$599 in value) when you use the toolkit to assess your customers’ needs.  To get your free copy, all you have to do is:

STEP 1: Use the Small Business Technology Assessment Toolkit to conduct assessments with your customers.
STEP 2: Submit the business assessments to us. (one copy per partner organisation)
STEP 3: Complete a quick survey.

Download your toolkit and get started earning your free software today.  You can also read more about the Small Business Technology Assessment Toolkit here.

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  • Dear Matt

    This is a great piece of news for Small businesses, would like to use this for offering to SME in india. Can we communicate on

  • Hi Maggi,

    You can use this for SME in India, as you will find here: it is a global promotion.  Your company could become a registered partner and obtain the benefits such as the Small Business Technology Assessment Toolkit.

    I hope that helps,



  • Dear Matt

    Thanks for your info, will definately get this going to become a partner. somehow i was not able to open the link sent by you, anyway will explore and find out.

    Thansk Once again.

    you can connect with me at

  • I have gone through this site it was very good i got more information on small business and i have seen similar site it is also a very good in giving the information on smallbusiness


  • Hey, take a look at this. Sounds like Microsoft is accepting some responsibility for some past issues. I read all the way through this thing and don’t know if the guy is real, but it’s at least pretty interesting.

  • He's real alright! :-)

    It's definately a blog to keep an eye on....

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