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Dynamic Communities and Microsoft are working closely together to bring you a series of great learning opportunities in the coming months. Here are upcoming events we want to make sure are on your calendar:     Upcoming  Conferences Europe | March 27-29 | RAI Amsterdam Australia | August 21-23 | Crown Promenade, Melbourne North America | October 15-18 | Gaylord Palms, Orlando Don’t miss out on our annual user group conferences for users and partners of Microsoft business applications – featuring education on Power Platform (Power BI, PowerApps, and Flow) and Microsoft Dynamics 365 products. Customized content experiences invigorate ...
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If you are responsible for building awareness and bringing in leads for your organization, a lot of pressure is extended to you on growing your company’s business. You are probably stressed out just thinking about it!! I find many organizations fly by the seat of their pants. That is not only a ‘bad idea,’ it also doesn’t help others in the organization to understand what is planned, progressing, and how it all worked out. They don’t understand all the hard work you are doing!     Key to a success is to document, but you also don’t need to over complicate it. Here are some steps that I go through while establishing an initial marketing plan. ...
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Growing companies need to invent themselves to stay ahead of the competition and exceed client’s expectations.  Management also needs an open ear to employees’ ideas to make a difference in client's satisfaction.  A great way to kick off the year is “idea swapping” internally and with clients and prospects. Idea Swapping offers a voice to those who may not be a part of decision making.  This article shares how you gather ideas easily and capitalize on improvements you never thought of in the past. Rules for Idea Swaps: Quantity of ideas is more important than quality (at first) Defer judgement on any ideas until all ideas are raised. Word your ideas ...
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I’m sure by now that you have heard of Social Selling, but do you know exactly what it means? I hear people say it’s just another buzz word for social media marketing. Wrong! Maybe it’s paid social media advertising. You would be wrong again. Now, what is social selling then? I won’t lie, it is another buzz word but let's get into the weeds of what it is. Social selling is where sales professional utilizes social media within their sale activities especially in the pre-sales function to build creditability and sell quicker. The statistics are out there to prove by incorporating social selling into the sales process those sales professional outperform ...
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Acquisition will amplify the learning and networking opportunities available to Spanish-speaking users and partners around the globe. Tampa, FL, USA: Dynamic Communities, administrators of the independent user groups for the Microsoft Business Applications products and others, is excited to announce that it has partnered with Comunidad365, an organization dedicated to the success of Spanish-speaking Microsoft Dynamics 365 users. Together, the companies are pursuing the mission of educating and connecting the community of Microsoft Dynamics users in Spanish. Comunidad365 (previously ComunidadCRM) was founded in 2012 with the goal of helping users learn ...
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My colleague, Barbara Pfeiffer, recently published a series of blogs on nurture marketing that provides excellent insight for our CMA community. The series dives deep into the world of this well-known, go-to marketing strategy—yet the one that also seems to be the most challenging. As the world of B2B marketing continues to change and evolve, her educational series answers some of the questions we get most about nurture marketing. What is Nurture Marketing, and Why is it Important in B2B Marketing? Nurture marketing is all about staying top of mind, and building relationships with prospects and customers. Companies that work toward lead nurturing ...
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Tampa, FL, USA:  Dynamic Communities, the business management organization that develops and supports technology-centric user groups, announces registration is now open for User Group Summit North America and Power Platform Summit North America , taking place in Orlando, FL the week of October 13, 2019. This year marks the thirteenth year of User Group Summit, the can’t-miss annual conference for users of the Microsoft Business Applications platform, featuring education on all versions of Dynamics 365, AX, CRM. It also marks the second year for Power Platform Summit – featuring education on Power BI, PowerApps, and Microsoft Flow. With credible ...
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You’ve likely been working hard on your 2019 marketing strategy and who couldn’t use some expert advice and creative ideas to make it even better? The easiest place to fall short in marketing is the plan.  The better the plan – the better the results. Barbara Pfeiffer with The Partner Marketing Group recently shared 19 ways to supercharge your 2019 marketing planning which you can watch on-demand right now in the CMA library. It’s a great place to start if your marketing strategy needs some new energy. Here are few of the key takeaways from the presentation to get you excited. Put the “Plan(s)” in Planning It probably goes without saying that effective ...
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We are excited to announce three new community features on the www.channelmarketingalliance.com website: new reply notifications, inline replies, and save a post as a draft. New Reply Notifications Participants will now receive a real-time email notification when there is a new reply on a discussion thread that you started or when there is a new post to which you’ve replied.   You will see a star icon next to the title of the post that will be automatically filled in when you create or participate in a discussion. When the star is filled in, that means you will receive email notifications. Interested in following getting a notification on a thread ...
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Tampa, FL, USA:  Dynamic Communities, a business management organization that develops and supports technology-centric user groups, announces registration is now open for three co-located events taking place at the RAI Amsterdam the week of March 24, 2019. User Group Summit Europe will be held March 27-29, with an Executive Programme March 24-25, Power Platform Summit Europe will be held in conjunction on March 27-29, and eXtreme365 Europe will be held March 25-27, with an Executive Exchange on March 24-25. Registration is now open.   These events deliver the can’t-miss annual European conference for users and partners of the Microsoft Business ...
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TAMPA, FL. (November 26, 2018) – Dynamic Communities today announced the opening of registration for Dynamics SL User Group (DSLUG) Conference, April 15-18, 2019, in Anaheim, California. DSLUG19 is the 11 th annual user-driven conference exclusively for Dynamics SL users, partners, and solution providers. Dynamics SL User Group Conference (DSLUG19) attendees can expect 124 sessions, over 80 subject matter experts, and over 19 exhibitors, including Microsoft, Premier Sponsor of DSLUG19. Attendees will have direct access to: Exceptional Dynamics SL education – Attendees will have access to technical and functional training designed for all product ...
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Tampa, FL, USA: Dynamic Communities, a business management organization that develops and supports technology-centric user groups, announces registration is now open for User Group Focus North America, located in Houston, TX, March 11-12 and March 13-14, 2019. Register now. User Group Focus is a deep-dive training conference that features intermediate and advanced 90-minute sessions taught by technical and functional experts. User Group Focus is separated into multiple two-day events covering specific products: March 11-12: Microsoft Dynamics 365, AX, & CRM March 13-14: Microsoft Dynamics 365, NAV, & the Power platform User ...
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Whew, this week is flying by at User Group Summit in Phoenix, Arizona! We’re having a blast learning from peers and experts, sharing knowledge, and making lasting connections that will fuel the year ahead. Additionally, the energy and excitement during the keynote announcing the location for next year’s event was incredible and we want everyone to be a part of it. The much-anticipated location for 2019 is… Orlando, Florida! Don’t miss this premier event by adding User Group Summit, located in Orlando to your 2019 budget. You won’t want to miss it. Before User Group Summit in Phoenix is officially a wrap, we wanted to share some highlights from the week. ...
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Tampa, FL, USA : Dynamic Communities is proud to host Collaborate Canada happening in 5 cities across Canada this November. Each one-day event will bring together the Microsoft Dynamics community in Canada. Collaborate Canada will provide an exceptional opportunity to build professional relationships and fuel attendee’s Microsoft Dynamics product knowledge. Event Highlights Microsoft will deliver the keynote presentation at all Collaborate Canada locations Functional & Technical content for users of Microsoft Dynamics 365, AX and CRM, Dynamics GP, and Dynamics 365 Business Central & Dynamics NAV Over 35 one-hour sessions at each location ...
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With the destruction caused by Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut weighing heavily on the minds of those in the community, I wanted to make you aware of how your actions at User Group Summit Phoenix in October can help those affected by these natural disasters. According to the Rise Against Hunger website :   Hurricane Florence Response As communities in Eastern North Carolina and surrounding areas begin the recovery process and brace for the impact of continued flooding, we are offering storage space in our Eastern N.C. (Kinston) and Raleigh locations to receive emergency relief supplies, including water, baby supplies and cleaning supplies. Our ...
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A New Look for BCUG/NAVUG

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Tampa, FL: Dynamic Communities, the organization behind the User Group for Dynamics 365 Business Central and Dynamics NAV, announced today that is has launched a new website with enhanced functionality. Users will find that the new website offers easier navigation and the ability to maximize the exchange of product knowledge.   The User Group for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central & Dynamics NAV is a community that connects like-minded technology users to develop, grow, and engage. This user group offers virtual education, online discussion forums, and in-person conferences throughout the year. BCUG/NAVUG offers both a free subscription and paid ...
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Chances are that you’ve heard of User Group Summit , taking place October 15 to 18, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona at the Phoenix Convention Center. But did you know this event is also your opportunity to get to know the other user groups who call on Dynamics products and the Power platform daily? Breadth of focus User Group Summit features 650+ sessions on Dynamics 365, Dynamics AX, Dynamics CRM, Dynamics GP, Dynamics NAV, and Power BI, PowerApps, and Microsoft Flow. Sessions are categorized into learning tracks centered on job role, industry, skill level and product version.  There are six Summit conferences that focus on their respective products, ...
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Dynamic Communities, Inc. is extremely excited to announce this year’s User Group Summit keynote speaker, James Phillips. He will be speaking on Wednesday, October 17 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Arizona. James Phillips is a Microsoft corporate vice president and leader of the company’s Business Applications Group – a product development organization with over 5,000 team members spanning the globe. His teams build and operate Microsoft’s business applications and services; and the application, integration and intelligence platforms beneath them – collectively powering the digital transformation initiatives of some of the world’s largest organizations. ...
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After a successful Focus conference in the U.S., we are thrilled to share that due to high demand there are more in-depth training opportunities available for you in 2018 – this time in Europe. Focus EMEA grew from the desire of the User Group for Dynamics 365 (D365UG) who saw a need and asked for advanced training on Ops and Customer Engagement Topics. We listened to the request and are excited to announce D365UG will be in London and Copenhagen. Interested in Retail? Make plans to attend London 5-6 September for sessions including inventory management, sales, e-commerce and more. Register today! Copenhagen 13-14 September will focus on ...
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After a successful Focus conference in the U.S., we are thrilled to share that due to high demand there are more in-depth training opportunities available for you in 2018 – this time in Europe. Focus EMEA grew from the desire of the User Group for Dynamics 365 (D365UG) who saw a need and asked for advanced training on Ops and Customer Engagement Topics. We listened to the request and are excited to announce D365UG will be in London and Copenhagen. Interested in Retail? Make plans to attend London 5-6 September for sessions including inventory management, sales, e-commerce and more. Register today! Copenhagen 13-14 September will focus on ...
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