This year, SMB Nation and SMB Technology Network are holding the second annual “SMB 150 Awards,” which are designed to select and recognize the top 150 influencers in the SMB channel. This year, I am honored to be nominated as a candidate for the SMB 150 Awards. One of the things I truly like about the SMB 150 Awards is that the nominees and the final 150 are selected by the SMB channel community itself through a voting process. It is the SMB channel that selects their top 150 influencers (which is how it should be, right?) As Harry Brelsford, Founder and Chairman of SMB Nation, put it, “It is an industry recognition for the people, by the people. Truly, with the SMB 150, heroes happen here!”
As such, I am coming to you to ask that if you believe I deserve your vote as a top 150 SMB influencer through the information, assistance, resources, connections, etc. that I provide to the Microsoft partner channel, I would love to have your vote(s). Since I received several questions about the voting on my Facebook post yesterday when I posted about my nomination, I thought I would make it very easy for everyone to see how to cast your votes, should you choose to.
A few things to note about voting:
Here’s how you can cast your vote(s):
Thank you in advance to all of you that do choose to cast your votes for me in the SMB 150 Awards this year. If you’ve seen my overview page, attended any of my sessions, talked with me at Worldwide Partner Conference or other events, etc. you have probably already heard/seen me say, “As a Partner driven company, the only way we are successful is if you are successful, so you have noooo idea how motivated we are to make sure you are REALLLY successful!” I truly believe that and approach my role with that mindset every day. Hopefully I have been able to have a positive impact on you and your experience as a member of the broad SMB channel when working with Microsoft and have earned your votes.
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Thank you and have a wonderful day,
Eric Ligman – Follow me on TWITTER, LinkedIn, and RSS and see “What I’m thinking” Director, Worldwide Partner Experience Microsoft Corporation This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights
Eric, they have changed the up arrow to a square that says "vote" on it.
Thanks for the heads up, Chris. I'll have to update the post above.