• Take advantage of $500 in marketing funds available exclusively to SBSC Partners

    Kick-start your marketing engines with the SBSC $500 Ready-to-Go Promotion ! Marketing reimbursement funds are available until December 31 st , 2010 or until supplies last . The funds are available for you to drive demand generation efforts through Ready...
  • Want a free copy of Office 2010?

    Test your knowledge and receive a free copy of Microsoft ® Office Professional 2010! Here's how — complete at least three training courses by visiting the Microsoft Partner University today. Once you have completed your training, please visit...
  • Example of closing a sale by updating quote using Microsoft incentives

    I'm Andy McNulty, Microsoft Partner Community Manager for Midwest Area (IL, IN, WI). What I want to share with you today is a great example of how a pipeline deal that was 'dead' was revitalized using new MS licensing options and incentives and closed...
  • Applicants wanted for Fully Funded Social Marketing Program driving BPOS

    A friend of mine is looking for applicants to a fully-funded , Microsoft-sponsored program that will help you develop a social marketing strategy (with the objective of driving sales of the Business Productivity Online Suite offering aka. ‘BPOS’. ) ...
  • Quick Links to training in the Learning Plan Tool

    Product Slide-Friendly URL Search Result Link Azure Platform http://aka.ms/azuretraining http://www.microsoftlearningplans.com/Setup.aspx?ProductId=7370 Business Intelligence http...
  • Microsoft Partner Alert : Critical Product Vulnerability, January 21 (Out-of-Band) Microsoft Security Bulletin Release

    This alert is to provide you with an overview of Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-002 , the Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer, released (out-of-band) on Thursday, January 21. This bulletin addresses eight vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer...
  • Central Region LAR Readiness Update - March Edition

    Hello Central Region LAR Partners! The Central Region Managed Partner Team in partnership with the Readiness Team will use this BLOG to post Central Region and National Readiness events and resources. With so many areas for you to find training opportunities...
  • Get the latest partner news and training, and join the monthly partner call

    Stay up-to-date on your Microsoft Partner Network membership and benefits, training and certifications, the cloud, WPC, Microsoft product releases, business opportunities, and more partner-related news, with these communications: US Partner News Online...
  • Central Region LAR Readiness Update - May Edition

    Hello Central Region Partners! The Central Region Managed Partner Team in partnership with the Readiness Team will use this BLOG to post Central Region and National Readiness events and resources. With so many areas for you to find training opportunities...
  • Central Region LAR Readiness Update - April Edition

    Hello Central Region Partners! The Central Region Managed Partner Team in partnership with the Readiness Team will use this BLOG to post Central Region and National Readiness events and resources. With so many areas for you to find training opportunities...
  • Central Region LAR Readiness Update - February Edition

    Hello Central Region LAR Partners! The Central Region Managed Partner Team in partnership with the Readiness Team will use this BLOG to post Central Region and National Readiness events and resources. With so many areas for you to find training opportunities...
  • Central Region SMB Partner Call Series

    On the third Friday of each month, join a conference call that covers technology, sales, and marketing information and resources specifically for partners who serve SMB customers. We’ve simplified the registration experience for this year’s schedule,...
  • $300 savings on your WPC 2013 all-access pass when you pre-register by January 30

    The 2013 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference will be in Houston, Texas, this July 7–11. This is our biggest partner event of the year, and we anticipate more than 16,000 people will attend. WPC 2012 in Toronto marked the beginning of a new era of Microsoft...
  • The new Office—launch events, online guide, training

    Momentum for the new Office continues to grow. Your business customers can purchase on-premises versions of the new Office products through Microsoft Volume Licensing now , Office 365 Home Premium was released on January 29, and the new Office 365 service...
  • May 2013 recommendations

    Each month, your first-Friday delivery of the U.S. partner newsletter, emailed to you as a benefit of your Microsoft Partner Network membership, contains a list of our recommendations for U.S. SMB partners located in the Central Region. We also use this...
  • WPC 2013: Central Region keynote

    The Central Region team hopes you are planning to join us in Houston this July for the Worldwide Partner Conference. It’s going to be a dynamic and exciting week that kicks off on Monday morning, July 8, at the Toyota Center with the Vision Keynote, and...
  • February 2013 recommendations

    Each month, your first-Friday delivery of the U.S. partner newsletter, emailed to you as a benefit of your Microsoft Partner Network membership, contains a list of our recommendations for U.S. SMB partners located in the Central Region. We also use this...
  • How to increase Volume Licensing Renewals - Partner Webcast 4/22/11

    Join us on Friday, April 22 for an overview on how to increase Volume Licensing renewals. Learn how to communicate the value of Microsoft Volume Licensing programs to SMB customers. Drive renewals and revenue by explaining why the Open Programs are a...
  • Certification Exam Discount Packs with Free Retake on Each Exam!

    Changes to the Microsoft Partner Network are upon us ( https://partner.microsoft.com/US/40109866 ). We’re moving away from the current Certified and Gold Certified brands and shifting to silver competencies and gold competencies ( https://partner...
  • 20% eLearning Discount

    As a valued member of the Microsoft Partner Network, we are pleased to offer an exclusive 20% discount on these Microsoft E-Learning Collections. To apply your discount: Select your E-Learning Collection from the list below...
  • How Sales and Pre-Sales Technical Accreditations Benefit You and Your Business

    The Microsoft Partner Network Sales Skills Excellence program provides the training and resources you need to strengthen your selling skills, achieve sales goals, stand out from competitors, and promote your expertise. Earning your accreditation will...
  • June 2013 recommendations

    The latest US partner newsletter was delivered by email to all US members of the Microsoft Partner Network on Friday, June 7, and published online . It included a list of recommendations for US SMB partners located in the Central Region: Join our next...
  • TOP TEN REASONS PARTNERS SHOULD ATTEND WPC!

    1. Connect with your local and corporate Microsofties. 2. Product Roadmaps---experience the latest technology and learn how to sell the value to your customers/prospects. 3. Connect with other synergistic partners to drive business opportunities...
  • Need Guidance on Customer Satisfaction (CSAT) Surveys?

    Partners, We have been communicating this new requirement for some time, but understand that we may not have been that effective in our efforts. We encourage you to meet this requirement as quickly as possible – not only to maintain your Gold Certified...
  • August 2012 Recommendations

    Each month, your first-Friday delivery of the U.S. partner newsletter, emailed to you as a benefit of your Microsoft Partner Network membership, contains a list of our recommendations for U.S. SMB partners located in the Central Region. We also use this...