West Region Team
I recently rolled down the driver-side window of my truck… and it would not come back up. After trying repeatedly to get it to work again (failing each time), I started thinking “What is the bill going to be for this nuisance?”
I asked some of my friends in the Phoenix area if they ever had this type of problem with the power window no longer working. Those who replied also shared the sticker shock of the repair price – anywhere from $300 to $700.
Determined not to spend that much, I binged ‘power window repair’ and started researching. I was intrigued by the following:
Only $99 for the repair? Seemed too good to be true. I looked up the Power Window Repair on Yelp and read the reviews. Because the reviews were great and recent, I called the company. I got a voicemail and left my contact information. Within a couple hours I got a call back from a nice lady who asked me details about my situation. She quoted me a price on the phone ($129 all taxes included) to repair my window. We made an appointment for the next day. The repair would be done at my location.
Paul arrived on time and had my window fixed in under 30 minutes! With no surprises with the repair bill, I gladly paid the $129!
What is the point of this story? It demonstrated a true “win-win” for all parties. From an internet perspective, it reminded me of these things:
In closing, I want to thank Power Window Repair for such great service! If you live in the greater Phoenix area and ever have a problem with your power window, this is the company to contact!
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Join me for a free day of learning as Bret Stateham showcases the latest Windows Azure development tools and technologies. Hands-on labs will focus on: Windows Azure Websites and Virtual Machines Using ASP.NET & Microsoft SQL Server, and deploying Cloud Services in Windows Azure.
Microsoft Office – 12th Floor 60 E Rio Salado Parkway Suite 1200 Tempe Arizona 85281 United States
Starts: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 8:15 AM Ends: Tuesday, October 08, 2013 4:45 PM Time zone: (GMT-07:00) Mountain Time (US & Canada)
I am thrilled to announce the availability of a new course at the Microsoft Virtual Academy for on-demand viewing – Gaming Engines for Windows 8! This course takes you through every aspect of developing games for Windows 8, from audience definition through product monetization. Discover the gaming engines that’ll ease the process, such as Construct2 by Scirra, GameMaker by YoYo Games, and Unity. The course is appropriate for beginning game developers and includes demos and lots of tips to help you make your venture a success.
Join us at this FREE full-day hands-on event at the Microsoft location in Tempe, AZ (more details at 'Register' link below) to experience the power of Hybrid Cloud. Technical Evangelist Chris Avis will guide you through the process of jumpstarting your knowledge on Windows Azure Storage, Virtual Machines and Virtual Networking for key IT Pro scenarios. Complete all of the hands-on labs and you'll walk away with a fully functional Windows Server 2012 cloud-based test lab running Windows Azure! Session Requirements: Be sure to bring a modern laptop that is capable of running the following prerequisites.
All participants registering for the event should have an active Windows Azure subscription. If you have not already done so, sign up for a FREE trial of the Windows Azure platform and services, including access to the Virtual Machines preview.
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Join me for this Jump Start - it takes you through every aspect of developing games for Windows 8, from figuring out your audience to getting them to pay for your product. It includes demos and lots of tips on using gaming tools such as Construct2 by Scirra, GameMaker by YoYo Games, and Unity. Learn it all from three Microsoft Technical Evangelists with a passion for the technology: myself , Jeremy Foster, and Adam Tuliper.
Register for Gaming Engines for Windows 8 Jump Start!
I will be speaking at the Phoenix Mobile Festival on Saturday August 24th at the University of Phoenix. My session is: “Developing Apps for Microsoft Devices” Hope to see you there!
If you are an iOS or Android developer with an app in your respective market, why not expand your audience to consumers with devices running Windows 8? To help with the process, Microsoft has provided a special learning track just for you! Get tips for the following:
Share your app with more in the world! Start now with step one…