Microsoft Director of Business & Sales Operations - Eric Ligman

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Congratulations to my fellow SMB 150 Award winners and thank you for your votes

Tomorrow night is the 2013 SMB 150 Awards Banquet being held here on the Microsoft campus, and I am honored to be joining the other nominees who were selected to be an SMB 150 Award winner again this year. As I have mentioned in past years when I was given the honor of being chosen… Read more

Please welcome Microsoft Virtual Academy to the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App

Today I am happy to welcome Microsoft Virtual Academy to the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App! At approximately noon PST today, the Microsoft Virtual Academy stream was added into the Microsoft Partner Info Mobile App (through dynamic updating powered by Windows Azure) and can now be found inside the People section of the app: So… Read more

Final 48 hours to take advantage of the WPC 2013 Early Bird discount

A couple of days ago, I put up a post here to let you know that we’re down to the final days to get your WPC 2013 Award nomination in, and to encourage you to get going on your WPC 2013 Partner of the Year Award nominations so that you get your chance at winning… Read more

Final days to get your WPC 2013 Award nomination in!

Each year at Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), Microsoft recognizes partners who have delivered exemplary solutions built on Microsoft technologies through the Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards. This year is no exception, and once again, winners of these prestigious awards will receive a collection of fantastic prizes, including: acknowledgement in press releases, a marketing kit… Read more

It’s time to let Microsoft know how you really feel, so don’t hold back!

Last summer, I put up the Record revenues and satisfaction with Microsoft partners! Satisfaction survey is just around the corner and we’re ready for another great year together post here on my blog talking about the incredible results we received from you, our Microsoft partners and customers around the world, in response to our semi-annual… Read more

The Big Easy 10 Offer is back! Claim your money now.

Several years ago, we introduced a The Big Easy Offer, a program that provides Microsoft partner subsidy dollars to companies that purchase qualifying Microsoft products through various Volume Licensing programs, such as the Open Business, Open Value, and Open Value Subscription programs. Since that time, The Big Easy has become, and still remains, one of… Read more

Join us for a Virtual Launch Event for the new Office 365 for business

Last week I put up my How to Sell Office 365 through Open License and Full Packaged Product – What Partners Need To Know post to help make you aware of a ton of resources we have available for you for the upcoming Office 365 through Open License and Full Packaged Product offerings we are… Read more

Beware! Fake Fed-Ex shipping phishing scam (and others)

If you’ve followed my blog for awhile, you know that from time to time I will share out some information about different scams floating around that I see or read about, etc. in order to help make sure you are aware of them and are protecting yourselves from them, such as: Beware: “Account Info Change”… Read more

How to Sell Office 365 through Open License and Full Packaged Product – What Partners Need To Know

Back in January, I put up a post Announcing Office 365 through Open and the New Office availability! In there I mentioned the announcement we had made about the upcoming availability of Office 365 through Open, which is an incredibly exciting opportunity for our partners everywhere that have been asking for the ability to offer… Read more

Collection of more than 40 Windows 8 Partner skills and training resources for you

To help keep you up to date on some of the new, as well as some of the existing Windows 8 skills development and training resources we have available for you, I am sharing a collection of February updates here for you to use: What’s New: New in the Partner Learning Center (PLC): Pitch Perfect:… Read more