Cloud SureStep Announced: Partner Path to Establish, Grow and Thrive with Microsoft Online Services

Josh Condie – About a week ago, Thomas Hansen (Microsoft VP, SMB Worldwide) announced the launch of a comprehensive online (MPN-based) guide for success with Microsoft Online Services:  Cloud SureStep.  The link to his announcement is here.  SureStep is a highly accessible, very rich and organized series of resources and trainings for every phase of…


Qualifying SMB partners can earn up to $5,000 in partner subsidies on Office 365 Deals via the Cloud Deployment Partner program!

Todd Sweetser What is the Cloud Deployment Offer? Overview: Qualifying CDP SMB partners can earn up to $5,000 in partner subsidies on Office 365 Deals! Details: Customers who purchase a minimum of 150 seats of eligible Office 365 Enterprise SKUs will qualify for an investment toward their deployment. During the offer period, Microsoft will reimburse…


Updated “Administering Office 365 for Small Businesses” training available!

Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Sellers!   Some of you may recall some excellent training that was available to help in your preparation for Office 365 Certification testing that is under the name of Office 365 for SMB Jump Start and is available on TechNet.  This training regimen has been updated to the current Office 365…


April 5 is your last day to save $200 on your WPC 2013 all-access pass!

  Josh Condie – Registration savings end April 5 (Today!) Early-bird registration for WPC 2013 ends April 5. Get our best price on registration and pay just $1,795 for your all-access pass, a savings of $200 (full price is $1,995). There is an additional $200 refund for registrations that qualify for the Group Registration Discount….


2013 Worldwide Partner Conference – Pre-Registration Open – Save $300

  Josh Condie – WPC 2012 was the biggest and best WPC yet. Now, we’re focused on bringing you a conference experience that delivers you the information, insights, and connections that will help your business win big. Through January 30, you can pre-register for WPC 2013 at a significant discount of $300 on the price…


2,000 FREE Administering Office 365 for Small Businesses (Exam 74-324) Vouchers

Josh Condie – This is great opportunity to advance 2 competencies quickly, and at a significantly reduced cost. Here is a very exciting offer for partners everywhere (not just the U.S.). Right now, the first 2,000 partners who take “Exam 74-324: Administering Office 365 for Small Businesses” will be able to take it for free…


Small Business Competency and 74-324

B  V  A In past posts, my teammates and I have blogged about Microsoft Competencies, just search our blog with “Competency”.  However, while recently supporting the HTG Summit and IT Nation in Orlando Florida, the topic of Exam 74-324 came up a lot.  Many asked about this new exam, and what preparation materials are available. …


Small Business Competency Exam Refresh and Prep Resources

If you have been researching the Small Business Competency, you may have read the feedback on the 74-323 Exam and that Microsoft is releasing a revised exam 74-324: Administering Office 365 for Small Businesses. In addition, the Jump Start readiness resource is hosting a multi-day, multi-hour webcast on Administering Office 365 for Small Businesses:…


Exam Requirements for the New Small Business Competency are not all EASY

Woody Walton   The New Small Business Competency is a direct result of feedback from partners around the world.  Ithas a lot going for it and we plan on discussing it a lot in the coming weeks at WPC in Toronto, Canada.  You can read up on the competency here.   If you investigate the…