Receive kudos for being you

I’m sure you’ve heard this via the normal channels… the Worldwide Partner Conference is open for award submissions from tomorrow. Nominate your Solution for a 2009 Microsoft Global Award! The Awards program is designed to recognize your innovative solutions built on Microsoft technologies. Successful partners in the Awards program will benefit from: Recognition- be recognised…

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Innovate On Site Re-Launched

The new version of InnovateOn site has been launched with many new features: Streamlined registrationThe new registration engine significantly reduces the time required for a new partner to enrol Multiple technology enrolment Users can register a solution once and choose multiple Microsoft technologies that are being used in the solution.  Improved navigationThe new site has a…

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Complimentary Market Research for ISV's

MarketingSherpa Offer has been Extended If you are a Certified or a Gold Certified Partner with the ISV Competency, get the best marketing research available today. Receive best practices from other software marketing professionals in order to create impactful marketing programs.  This complimentary, one-year online membership (US$597 value) to MarketingSherpa market research is being extended…

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Win an AIMIA Award

Nominations for the 14th Annual AIMIA Awards, the longest running and most prestigious awards in Australia’s interactive media industry, will be closing Friday 9th November 2007! There are plenty of Awards Categories to choose from, so click here to start your entry: Best Advertising or Marketing Best Children’s Best Classifieds Best Corporate or Business-to-Business Best…

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Looking for ISV Visual Studio 2008 Partners...

  …for a potential case study.  Please get in touch if you are an ISV (a partner who is developing using Visual Studio 2008) who: is based in Australia is using Visual Studio 2008 in an interesting or topical way has been using Visual Studio 2008 for a while has some tangible results (e.g. amount…

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October Training Update

Want to ready yourself? Want to increase your profitability? Visit the Training & Readiness Centre which aims at providing our partners with valuable sales and technical learning resources for Technical, Sales & Marketing people to: Improve your knowledge of Microsoft’s industry-leading solutions Meet your customer’s needs more effectively and Increase their – and your -…

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New Australia 2008 Wave Launch Blog

Nick Mayhew has created a new team blog for the 2008 Launch Wave, especially for Partners based in Australia: http://blogs.msdn.com/RideThe2008Wave/.  Subscribe to receive the latest news, resources and case studies from around Microsoft Australia.

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MarketingSherpa Offer for ISV's

We are offering our ISV/Software Solutions competency partners a complimentary, one-year subscription to MarketingSherpa. This renowned research firm specialises in all things marketing, from how to go about optimising your website for search, using video on your site etc.  It’s more than just advice on marketing strategies and tactics, as it offers practical proven data,…

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CNET Channel and Amazon Partnership

                Two new partnerships were announced this week: CNET Channel (the leading provider of product information to online retailers in North America, Western Europe and Australia) who will syndicate and promote “Certified for Windows Vista” and “Works with Windows Vista” hardware and software to the e-tail industry. This…

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WebTrends & Social Networks

From Andy Beal’s Marketing Pilgrim: WebTrends releases a new version of their Marketing Lab web analytics product. Mark Evans suggests that the music industry no longer needs fear peer-to-peer networks. It’s social networks that are sharing illegal music. Not only are more of us using social networks, we’re spending more time on them that ever…

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