Microsoft Director of Business & Sales Operations - Eric Ligman

Eric Ligman, Microsoft Director of Business & Sales Operations Blog

Have you seen the great Small Business topics in the Office Live Seminars series? Plus, enter to win $100,000 in the “Run you business, Live your life” promotion.

You may have seen the information on the second “Microsoft Small Business Summit” where we hosted five full days of online and in-person sessions featuring many different speakers discussing Small Business related topics to help Small Business owners with their businesses.  Now is your chance to catch some more online sessions targeted to help Small Business owners in the Office Live Seminars series.


Some of the topics being covered:


  • Starting a business” – Rieva Lesonsky, editorial director at Entrepreneur Media Inc., explores the three “dares” you need to overcome when you want to start your own business.

  • Tax tips for online businesses” – Cliff Ennico, attorney, nationally syndicated small business advice columnist, and co-host of the popular PBS television series “Money Hunt,” shares tax tips designed to help online businesses keep the government off their backs and out of their wallets.

  • Lessons of the natural entrepreneur” – Award-winning business leader Andre Taylor offers concise yet powerful lessons on creating and building a successful business by discovering, appreciating, and using your innate success instincts.

  • Low-cost marketing ideas” – Hear Al Lautenslager present 10 low and no-cost marketing tactics that you can put to use immediately to get more business. Lautenslager is the author of the best-selling “Guerrilla Marketing in 30 Days.”

  • Word of mouth marketing” – George Silverman, author of “The Secrets of Word of Mouth Marketing,” explains how you can dramatically boost your sales by getting customers to sell your products and services for you.

  • Search engine marketing with results” – Scott Linzer, director of search marketing at Universal McCann, discusses how to maximize efficiencies from search engines. His strategic seminar will focus on how to use search for business intelligence, maximize efficiencies in search, and future trends in search.

  • Plus many, many more!


In addition to viewing all of the great information being covered in these sessions, be sure to have your Small Business clients check out these other items on the Office Live Seminars site:


  1. Enter into the MasterCard “Run your business, LIVE your LIFE” sweepstakes where they could win $100,000!  

  2. Learn how to get their FREE business web site, which includes:

·         Free domain name and Web hosting

·         Easy-to-use Web site design tools

·         500 MB of Web site storage space

·         25 company-branded e-mail accounts

·         Web site reports

·         Search advertising tool with $50 credit*


Thank you and have a wonderful day,


Eric Ligman
Microsoft US Senior Manager
Small Business Community Engagement
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