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Making $ with licensing and a Small Business Desktop Advantage Deep Dive – A Live Meeting Session for Microsoft Partners on October 12th

Mark your calendars and be sure to join us on October 12th at 12:00 PST for this Live Meeting session for Microsoft Partners


View Replay HERE


Join us and learn about:

Ø       How to save your customers a LOT of $ when purchasing Microsoft software

Ø       How you can make up to 20%+ profit on Microsoft licensing (While still saving your customers big $!)

Ø       Creating new services revenue opportunities

Ø       Creating new hardware revenue opportunities

Ø       Capturing the Office 2007 & Vista Launch Opportunity Today

Ø       How Office, Windows, & SBS are really licensed:

                    Differences between OEM, Retail & Volume Licensing

                    Promotions, rebates, contests, resources, and more

Ø       The Small Business Desktop Advantage

                    What is it?  How does it work?  What it provides?  How to sell it?  Etc.


Presented by Eric Ligman, Microsoft U.S. Senior Manager, Small Business Community Engagement – creator of:,,,,, just to name a few…




UPDATE: As of October, 2008, platform options (such as the Small Business Desktop Advantage) are now handled through the “Build Your Own Platform” model.  Here is the post that explains this new option for you.



Thank you and have a wonderful day,


Eric Ligman
Microsoft US Senior Manager
Small Business Community Engagement

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