Whether you’re delivering products, services, or experiences, getting your business up and running is easier when you have the right tools in place from the very beginning. Start your business with proven, reliable Microsoft products. Get started with what you need today and evolve over time without disrupting your business. From setting up a work environment that helps you securely manage your business from wherever you are, to simplifying the way you browse the Web, Microsoft products can take your business where you want it to go.
Buying Your PC
If you’re giving 100% to getting your business off the ground, you need a PC that supports you 150%. When you are running core Microsoft products you can get on with your day, knowing that you can count on faster, powerful, and more secure computing that will help you get more done.
Windows 7 Professional is designed to make it easy to quickly find and share information with improved search and “no server required” file sharing. You can join networks and share printers easily no matter where you’re working, and keep your information safe with file encryption. Enjoy faster, easier and safer Web surfing on Windows Internet Explorer, with features like Accelerators, Compatibility view and InPrivate Browsing.
Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software for up to 10 PCs on your network. With a simple “green means good” visual alert for safe Web sites, the free Microsoft Security Essentials download will enable you to confirm that the information your employees are accessing will not compromise your business.
It is all about the customer. It’s critical to attract new customers and make sure your existing ones remain loyal and happy. They need to find you, and you need to make an impression on them when they do.
Microsoft Advertising provides easy-to-use services that help you exploit the power of search advertising through Bing and Yahoo! Market to buyers, not just browsers, and use your small and medium-sized marketing budgets to drive pinpoint targeting across multiple online media including Search Advertising, Content Ads, Mobile Search, and Display advertising. Learn about all the resources Microsoft has to offer at Digital Advertising 101.
Managing Your Business
Starting with a good foundation makes it easier to evolve. Microsoft has a number of small business solutions designed to cost-effectively fit your current needs and scale as they evolve.
Microsoft Office 365 for small businesses offers an easy-to-use set of web-enabled tools for small businesses, independent consultants, and professionals looking for business-class productivity services that include easy-to-use design tools to quickly build a professional website.
Microsoft Office Web Apps keeps you productive from wherever you are, giving you the ability to access, edit, and share the Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote documents you use every day, online from any standard internet connection.
Work from Anywhere
Whether you are working from home, at a customer location, or from the corner café, being able to securely connect, collaborate, and communicate is key. Microsoft products enable small businesses to access programs, files, and communication services safely and efficiently.
Windows 7 Professional detects whether you are at work or at home. You can set it up to automatically connect to the network you want and send your documents to the right printer. Windows Phone 7 helps you work on the road with Microsoft Office Mobile, and you also get 25 GB of free online storage with Windows Live SkyDrive for saving, accessing, and sharing notes, and photos from your phone. You also have easy access to your Windows Live Hotmail, Microsoft Exchange Online, and other email providers, making it easy to stay connected to customers and staff.