Ever been talking to a client and describing a great promotion that is going on or a special you think they would be interested in and when they ask you for where they can get more information you draw a blank on where you saw it or the thought of, "I know it was dot com something, whack something…" Now, it just got easier on the Microsoft Small Business side. Let’s take a typical conversation that might be used as an example (when reading, don’t say the www or .com):
Customer: "I heard this ad on the radio talking about getting Microsoft software for just
Small Business Specialist: "Sure! You’re talking about the new
Small Business Specialist: "Yes! Now you know why we say there should be
Customer: "I wish I would have asked you about this earlier… We just bought a server with OEM SBS on it last month and I wish we had taken advantage of Software Assurance."
Small Business Specialist: "You still can! Remember that you can
Customer: "Great! With these fantastic offers and promotions in place, I’d love to upgrade several PCs as well. What about your services that are not covered by the check Microsoft sends or the cost of the new hardware I’m looking to bring in. I guess I’m out of luck there, huh?"
Small Business Specialist: "Absolutely not! I can just say,
Customer: "Wow! It just keeps getting better!"
Small Business Specialist: "Yeah, the list of
- Small Business Specialist thinking to themselves, "Wow, I guess paying attention to all of the posts, emails, blogs, etc. from that www.ericligman.com guy up on www.mssmallbiz.com does pay off…"
Ok, maybe that last "thought to self" above is stretching it, but hopefully this does help you put into perspective the amazing amount of deals and promotions currently taking place that you can be utilizing with your Small Business customers today. Please be sure you look into these and take some time understanding them so you and your Small Business customers can be getting the most from Microsoft and the Microsoft technology.
Thank you and have a wonderful day,
Eric LigmanMicrosoft US Senior ManagerSmall Business Community EngagementThis posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights
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