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Spring is here and Social Media at Data Masons keeps on blooming

Back in the early part of the year we started to sow some seeds, and no, we’re not talking about running down to Home Depot or Lowes (by the way, we have their maps in our library) and picking up some seed packets. While we’re talking about seeds/plants, I know of at least two suppliers out there who run Dynamics ERPs to run their business. Cool!

Whoops, side tacked… Back to where I was. Our seeds were our entry in the social media world and after only 4 months I would say that they are starting to bloom colorfully. We entered into the blogging space with our own EDI for Dynamics blog. We’ve tried to mix-up the content a bit, not totally focusing on EDI, but also what’s happening in the Dynamics Community, which is a very important piece to us here at Data Masons.

With some social media experience under our belt, we recently started writing for the ERP Software Blog and just successfully published our first two articles with them:

“Microsoft Dynamics GP Customer Overcomes Stall and Revs Engine with Dynamics EDI”
After 6 months of a stalled EDI implementation, Audubon Metals decided enough was enough with their current EDI provider so they shopped for a new one. Read More

“Six Tips for Smarter Selections: Unlocking the Power of Microsoft Dynamics AX with the Right ISV Solutions”
Hydra Power Systems, an early adopter of AX2012 with the Microsoft Technology Adoption Program (TAP), knew they found the right ISV with Data Masons as no modifications had to made to the Vantage Point EDI solution to support AX2012. Read More

From a Twitter standpoint, followers keep on following @datamasons and @jon_rivers with over 250 and 700 followers respectively. We have also have picked up a couple of leads through Twitter direct messages.

And there’s other exciting news in the social world for us! I got a call from the Microsoft guys who run the Microsoft Dynamics Community site looking for our perspective on what we see them doing right and what things we would like to see. I have to say, they’re doing great job of getting relevant content out, and they are always totally open to hearing from us community members on what we think they should be doing on the site. Don’t forget to check them out often as there is ton of useful information in their content library, including utilizing the right #hashtags with your Tweets to insure more people see your message.

And lastly, keep an eye out for us on http://microsoftpartnernetwork.com/News/PartnerBlogs and other social media sites as we look to continue building on our outreach.

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