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CenturyLink’s Office 365 Drip Campaign
  By Harry Brelsford, Founder and Chairman,
SMB Nation


Due to the declining volume of traditional postal mail, it’s easy to witness the few organizations who still have direct mail campaigns. Such was the case over the past month, as I’ve monitored the CenturyLink Business Office 365 drip campaign in the Pacific Northwest. Here are the details.

Every ten days for the past month, I have received an oversized CenturyLink postcard (pictured). The cards are in order. The first card posed the question “What do you call a laptop, tablet or phone with our High-Speed Internet and Microsoft Office 365?” The answer is “Call it our office.”


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The Easiest Way to Office 365
  Project Automation Built for IT Providers Moving a business to Office 365 is no small task. IT providers need a more holistic approach to move their customers to Office 365. So we created a new category of migration software called Migration Project Automation - designed to help IT providers manage all the details of a project from sales to Outlook setup. The result? Reduced time and risk. A seamless migration project. Happy customers.

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Local Community Member Celebrates
18 Years in Business
image   By Heather Lawrentz, Contributing Writer, SMB Nation

Curtis Thiel, Founder and President of Hard@Work Computers, LLC, recently announced via his Facebook feed that his organization, which started as Thiel Computers, has been in business for 18 years!


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Pay it Forward in 2015!
image   It’s a new year, and that means there’s a chance for all of us to start fresh! For 2015, this has manifested as the “Pay it Forward” initiative. Some of you may have seen the following message floating around your social media:

“I'm participating in the 'Pay it Forward' initiative: The first five people who comment on this status with "I'm in" will receive a surprise from me at some point between now and a year from now - anything from a book, a ticket, something homemade, a postcard, absolutely any surprise!"


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Kick-off 2015 properly: Easiest Way to
Office 365 Webinar!
image   Moving a business to Office 365 is no small task. IT providers need a more holistic approach to move their customers to Office 365. Discover a new category of migration software called Migration Project Automation - designed to help IT providers manage all the details of a project from sales to Outlook setup.

The technology is designed to address the wide variety of migration scenarios that exist across the SMB and Enterprise landscapes. The result? Reduced time and risk. A seamless migration project. Happy customers. It’s the first step to a long and successful relationship with Office 365. It’s going to be a ten year run, so jump on now.


More Details Here!

 
The O365 Tour 2015 is coming to a city near you!
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Call us at 206-201-2943 xt 105 for any questions or concerns!

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January 6
Issue 9-27

This Issue:
 
bullets CenturyLink’s Office 365 Drip Campaign
 
Local Community Member Celebrates 18 Years in Business
 
Pay it Forward in 2015!
 
Kick-off 2015 properly: Easiest Way to Office 365 Webinar!
 
The O365 Tour 2015 is coming to a city near you!
 
 
Upcoming Events
 
January 6, 2015: Webinar: The Easiest Way to Office 365
 
January 27, 2015: Office 365 Tour Stop, Bellevue, WA
 
January 29, 2015: Office 365 Tour Stop, Silicon Valley, CA
 
February 26, 2015: Office 365 Tour Stop, Los Angeles/Irvine, CA
 
 
 
 
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SMB Nation Kitchen

Healthier Restaurant-Style Buffalo Chicken Wings

Ingredients:

1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
10 chicken wings
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup hot sauce
1 clove garlic, minced
1 dash ground black pepper

Directions:

Mix together flour, paprika, cayenne pepper, and salt in a small bowl. Place chicken wings in a large dish and sprinkle flour mixture over them until well coated. Place on baking sheet and refrigerate for 1 hour, uncovered.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (204 degrees C). Bake wings in preheated oven until no longer pink at the bone and juices run clear, about 15 minutes per side.

Combine butter, hot sauce, pepper, and garlic in a small saucepan over low heat. Cook and stir until butter is melted and mixture is well blended, about 3 minutes. Place chicken wings in serving bowl and add hot sauce mixture, mixing well.

Recipe Source.

 
On This Day in History

January 6, 1929: Mother Teresa arrives in Calcutta, India to begin her work among India's poorest and sick people.

 

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