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Pinpoint Pointers: 5 Things That Will Make Your Profile Stand Out
By Tina Hanson, Microsoft Pinpoint Lead, U.S. Partner Team I can hardly believe the summer is nearly over! I hope you have had the opportunity to enjoy some time off with family and friends before everyone gets “back to school” and “back to work.” I find that getting time away from work to relax, refresh...
21 Aug 2012
WPC 2012: Reserve Your Space in the Pinpoint Profiling Center
Posted by Tina Hanson , Partner-to-Partner Lead for the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team. The 2012 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) is just around the corner! This is such an amazing partner event, and I’m looking forward to all the networking, meetings, and socializing with my Microsoft...
3 Jun 2012
Pinpoint Pointers #8: Check Out the New Pinpoint Partner Center
Posted by Tina Hanson, Partner-to-Partner Lead for the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team. I’m excited to introduce the Microsoft Pinpoint Partner Center , a new resource that provides Microsoft partners with step-by-step guidance for maximizing their profiles on Pinpoint. The Pinpoint Partner Center is the...
19 Apr 2012
Pinpoint Pointers #7: Yes, Partners Do Get Business from Pinpoint
Posted by Tina Hanson, Partner-to-Partner Lead for the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team. When I have the opportunity to meet Microsoft partners at events and briefings, I always ask about their use of Microsoft Pinpoint and whether they will share with me their candid feedback about it. Over the past several...
29 Mar 2012
Pinpoint Pointers #6: New Pinpoint Digital Web Campaign
Posted by Tina Hanson, Partner-to-Partner Lead for the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team. I’m excited to launch the Search Engine Marketing campaign to increase search engine exposure for Microsoft Pinpoint when a business customer uses certain keywords to locate a Microsoft partner. We already know that on...
2 Mar 2012
Pinpoint Pointers #5: Manage Your Profile As If You Were a Customer
Guest post by Tina Hanson , Partner-to-Partner Lead for the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team. Happy New Year! I have high hopes that 2012 will be great for Microsoft and its partners. At the end of last year, we launched the Pinpoint Pointers presentation series , short online presentations with audio that...
26 Jan 2012
U.S. Partner News for Friday, January 6, 2012
Below are all the items we published in this week’s U.S. partner newsletter, delivered to U.S.-based members of the Microsoft Partner Network earlier today. If you feel that the version you received in email, targeted to you according to your company’s partner profile and your role at your company, is...
6 Jan 2012
Pinpoint Pointers #4: Make Pinpoint Work for You
Guest post by Tina Hanson , Partner-to-Partner Lead for the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team. I am delighted to announce five new, interactive webcasts about how to effectively use Microsoft Pinpoint to connect with business customers who are looking for the Microsoft-based solutions you offer. These online...
7 Dec 2011
Pinpoint Pointers #3: Why (and How) Competency Partners Should Review and Update their Profiles
Guest post by Tina Hanson , Partner-to-Partner Lead for the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team. Thanks to all of you who attended my Microsoft Pinpoint webcast at the end of October ( you can listen to it on demand ), and who have reached out to me with feedback and questions. As I continue to talk to colleagues...
5 Dec 2011
Pinpoint Pointers #2: Product Marketplaces, Powered by Pinpoint
Guest post by Tina Hanson , Partner-to-Partner Lead for the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team. This Pinpoint Pointers blog series is about the customer-to-partner (C2P) connection: helping partners effectively use Microsoft Pinpoint , our technology marketplace and directory of Microsoft technology IT providers...
10 Oct 2011
Pinpoint Pointers #1: Where are my customer prospects?
Guest post by Tina Hanson , Partner-to-Partner Lead for the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team. I hope you enjoyed your summer! It was a real scorcher here in Dallas, TX with several weeks of temperatures in the triple digits, and while I am a fan of hot weather, I have welcomed the “cooler” temps in...
26 Sep 2011
Pinpoint Pointers: Helping Customers Find and Connect to You
Guest post by Tina Hanson , Partner-to-Partner Lead for the Microsoft U.S. Partner Team. Thanks to all the U.S. partners attending Worldwide Partner Conference last month who stopped by the Microsoft Pinpoint profiling labs to create or enhance their profile on Microsoft Pinpoint , our technology marketplace...
16 Aug 2011
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