Are you struggling to get noticed by your potential online clients?
Today, more than ever before, having a professional website is becoming
a necessity, as more and more consumers and businesses are using the
Web to exchange services. And, in light of the growth of search
engines, small businesses without a viable website presence
increasingly suffer from being invisible to their prospects.
(a StartupNation sponsor) has coined the term “Invisi-Business” to
describe businesses that are quickly becoming invisible to their
prospects because they simply cannot be found on the Internet. To
address this concern, we’ve identified a cost-effective technology that
will help you streamline your business’ online operations and help put
you on your potential client’s radar screen.
As of November 15, 2006, Microsoft Office Live product features and
pricing have changed - for the most up-to-date information on the
product, and to download a free demo, visit the product website.
Nicolls of Microsoft, introduces Microsoft Office Live – a new set of
online services designed for small business owners. Microsoft Office
Live includes a FREE website, domain name and company e-mail accounts
for small businesses particularly those with 10 employees or less, as
well as other online tools for consolidating and sharing key company
information. And the good news, most of this is FREE.
Microsoft Office Live offerings include:
Microsoft Office Live Basics:
advertising-supported, free-to-customer offer provides all the Basics
for a small business to more affordably establish their digital
identity: company domain name, website, five e-mail accounts with their
own domain names, easy-to-use, drag-and-drop Website builder to quickly
design your website and Microsoft Office Live Site Reports to analyze
the resulting traffic.
Microsoft Office Live Collaboration:
cost-effective business management tools, that are affordably managed
and maintained by Microsoft. Capabilities include customer management,
project management, document management and a password-protected
private website for collaborating amongst employees as well as
externally with customers, suppliers and contractors.
Microsoft Office Live Essentials:
customers with a company domain name, website space, 50 e-mail accounts
with their own domain names, drag-and-drop Website builder to quickly
design your website, Microsoft Office FrontPage support for advanced
web design, Advanced Microsoft Office Live Site Reports to analyze the
resulting traffic and a range of Internet-based small business
applications to automate daily business tasks such as customer
management, project management and document management.
And check out the article, Microsoft Office Live Makes Small Business Website Design a Breeze, which includes your peers’ perspectives on this technology.
About Dean Nicolls
Dean Nicolls has been a product manager at Microsoft since 2003, where
he has focused on the needs of small business. With over 20 years
experience in marketing across a variety of industries, including
growing up in a small business and launching his own business, Dean is
now helping launch Microsoft Office Live – a new set of online services
designed for the small business owner.