Sorry, we are at capacity and cannot take on any more 2022 award submissions! But you can still use daXai to collect your award story information.

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Microsoft Partner of THE Year Awards season is here

It’s time to tell your stories of innovation, transformation and customer enablement using Microsoft solutions and technologies. We can help. But only if you secure your spot now.

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We help Microsoft Partners win

Believe it or not, Mercer-MacKay Digital Storytelling was founded on writing Microsoft award submissions.

Our special process for writing award submissions is a proven method that has helped Microsoft Partners receive recognition for their outstanding work through an award-winning story.

Each year we write more than 100 submissions for partners around the globe, sending an incredible number of our clients to the podium as winners or finalists. While we can’t guarantee your results, we can guarantee that we will tell your story the best way possible.

USE DAXAI, OUR FREE AWARDS PLANNING WIZARD

Get started now with our free Microsoft Awards Planning module in daXai (daXai is our Marketing Membership Platform for Microsoft Partners).

An award submission takes a long time to complete (about 40 hours each) and you will have a short window to respond once Microsoft releases this year’s guidelines. Use this planner and collaborate with your team to identify if your best stories have the FIVE elements needed to make it award worthy.

The tool is simple to use. Create a planning story for each customer scenario you are considering as a submission, answer the questions and invite others to answer too.

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At the highest level, here are the five things you need to include in your submission:

A great customer story built on current Microsoft technology

Tangible ROI

A unique differentiator – what makes your story stand out from the pack?

Third-party evidence validating your claim (testimonial, case study, social proof, blog, etc.)

Optional – competitive take-out or a great p2p angle

Securing your spot

Securing your spot

Sorry, we are at capacity and cannot take on any more 2022 award submissions! But you can still use daXai to collect your award story information. Awards@mercermackay.com will be open for 2023 requests later this year.

Even with over 15 spectacular writers who are trained and ready to work with you, we can only take on a certain number of partners each year. After you complete the questions in the award planning tool, if your story is strong, and we both agree to work together, it comes down to capacity. Every year we have to turn away partners who simply waited too long.

Even with over 15 spectacular writers who are trained and ready to work with you, we can only take on a certain number of partners each year. After you complete the questions in the award planning tool, if your story is strong, and we both agree to work together, it comes down to capacity. Every year we have to turn away partners who simply waited too long.

Getting started

Should you decide to move forward with one of our packages, we will send you a standard SOW, assign your writing team (yes, each partner gets a team) and get started with a kick-off call to review your responses. The good news! Our pricing is fixed so there are no surprises.

Pricing

FULL AWARDS

  • Discovery call
  • Interviews (up to 2) per award submission
  • First, second and final draft of content
  • Project management, writer, content editor, grammar and spelling editor
  • PowerPoint design template for submission – no custom graphics design

$3,850 per award submission

PARTIAL AWARDS

  • Uses existing main story from a full award submission
  • Modifies story to suit this award requirement
  • First, second and final draft of content
  • Project management, writer, content editor, grammar and spelling editor
  • PowerPoint design template for submission

$1,650 per award submission

GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • Meet with a design team
  • Your design team will create a custom graphic design based on your brand and brand guidelines
  • Includes licensed images

$1,650 per award submission

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Get started by using our free planning tool

We have limited capacity to write awards for partners, but we are able to scale up and help you through our free planning tool and accompanying training sessions. Register and create a daXai Microsoft Awards account today.

daXai will guide you through gathering all of the information you need to write a terrific award submission. You DO need to gather this information whether you decide to hire us or whether you decide to do-it-yourself. We also provide free training during award season (this year from February 3 to March 31) for all daXai users.

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