Event Preparation News

Are you looking for a way to shake up your marketing?

By Bethany Foyt

Live Video Marketing CoverVideo marketing has been around for quite some time and is an important part of a Partner’s marketing, but only recently has it become more and more feasible from a budget and resources perspective. As Brooke Webb Smith mentions in this report, “Video is a great way to simplify complicated topics”.

Add a live component to video, and you have a unique and even more valuable way to reach your prospects and customers on an emotional level. The technology and applications are there…are you ready?!

Live video may sound scary, but this report about Catching Video in the Moment can help ease you into a technique that is sure to differentiate your business.

Download the report today and reach out to these peers and video experts on social media!


Just in Time for #Summit16!

By Bethany Foyt

The List: Online Fall 2016 issue is now available for download. Make sure to get your copy before heading down to Tampa for the #Summit16 conference expo.

You can also access our mobile version right on your phones at www.thelistmobile.com.

What the #Hashtag Am I Supposed to Do?!

By Barbara Pfeiffer

by Barbara Pfeiffer, The Partner Marketing Group

A whole magazine with a hashtag theme? What else could you need? Well, if you’re not really active in social media, probably a little more information about what they are and why they are so important.

If your experience with hashtags is #Sharknado or the Jimmy Fallon/Justin Timberlake video (look up “Jimmy Fallon hashtag” on YouTube; really – do it – it’s pretty funny), then you probably are wondering why you should care.

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Amazing Keynote, Great Q&A with Hal Howard, and a Tornado Watch

By Bethany Foyt

The first day of The Partner Connections Event 2014 has already been filled with an inspiring keynote, informative and well-attended sessions, fun Q&A lunch with Hal Howard and Andy Hafer, and networking with event sponsors in the hall. The tornado watch in effect until later tonight has no affect on the energy at the Renaissance Grand Hotel in St. Louis! Check out some pictures below and read more about the keynote here.

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Best Practices for Attending an Industry Conference

By Bethany Foyt

With The Partner Connections Event  only ONE week away, we thought it time to freshen up on a few tips and best practices and one of our presenters for the event, Ken Thoreson, was kind enough to share his article with us. Read below and make sure to join us in St. Louis, October 13-14!

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#ShareYourHashtags: Thanks CAL Business Solutions

By Bethany Foyt

The Partner Channel Magazine Fall 2014 Issue is on the way to your desks and is all about the hashtag. Fellow Partners have shared their hashtag thoughts with us to get the excitement started. The paragraph below is from our friends at CAL Business Solutions– thanks for sharing!

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#TPCE14 Speaker Highlight: Meet Adrianne

By Bethany Foyt

Adrianne MachinaAdrianne Machina is an expert in all things marketing and owner of her marketing firm, Tornado Marketing. We’re delighted to have this expert join us at The Partner Connections Event 2014 (#TPCE14) to present, “Why Campaigns Fail – Fixing the Impact Points that Make or Break your Marketing Campaign Success” and “10 Step Checklist for Your Website Redesign”. Take a moment to learn more about Adrianne and all she offers to our event…

Microsoft News and Events

By Bethany Foyt

Save the date-Convergence

Save the dates on your calendar for Convergence 2014 Europe, taking place November 4-6 in Barcelona, Spain AND Convergence 2015 Atlanta, taking place March 16-19.  Convergence is the premiere event where you can join other members of the Microsoft business community to network, learn and meet with industry experts.  For more information, visit the event websites. Have questions?  Contact MBS Events Inbox.

Microsoft Dynamics will be at WPC 2014

Microsoft Dynamics will be part of this year’s Worldwide Partner Conference coming up in Washington, DC this July 13-17, so save the date!  Build credibility and strengthen the Microsoft Dynamics Partner channel, share best practices and take part in some of our more than 30 Dynamics-focused sessions. Visit the WPC event website for more details. Questions around the Microsoft Dynamics presence at WPC 2014?  Visit PartnerSource or email the MBS Events Inbox.

How to Connect with Convergence 2014 Via Social Media

By Bethany Foyt

By Tabitha Baker of the Microsoft Dynamics Convergence Event Team

We often get the question from Microsoft Dynamics’ Partners on best ways to engage with Convergence through social media. And it always invigorates me to work with Partners to share and support each other’s social media strategies leading up to and during the event. Mainly because social media marketing reaps such mutually beneficial rewards:

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Out of the Office for Fall Events: 10 Ways to Make the Most of It!

By Jenny Davis

It’s that time of year again where you’re out of the office more than you’re in it…and NOT on vacation! Microsoft Fall events are in full swing and to make life a little easier, I have 10 ways to make the most of your experiences away from the office…

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