Get the Point blog SharePoint for end users by Matt Evans and Tom Werner. Who is the SharePoint End-User Content Team?. We create end-user help for SharePoint Technologies – WSS, MOSS, and SPD
We create end-user help for SharePoint Technologies – WSS, MOSS, and SPD
We publish articles, blogs, videos, and other content to Office Online:office.microsoft.com/sharepoint
We publish to our team blog… “Get the Point”
We also publish to third party sites, MSN Video, YouTube, etc.
Information Workers, business users
Customers of SharePoint and SharePoint Designer
Users of SharePoint site and SPD interface
Users with permissions ranging from Read to Full Control (Visitors to Owners)
NOT users of Central Admin interface, server admins, database admins, or developers
A way for our team to quickly publish content and provide links to great content on the Web. Faster than Office Online.
A way for our team, the product team, and stakeholders to communicate with the SharePoint end-user community
A method to solicit and collect feedback from the SharePoint community so we can improve future content
Default SharePoint blog template
Uses “Obsidian” site theme
Lightweight customization of logo, Web Parts and navigation
Hosted on Microsoft SharePoint Community Portalsharepoint.microsoft.com/blogs
Average 2-3 posts per week from team members and guest bloggers
Avg. comments: 40-60/mo.
Avg. stats: 30,000-40,000 page views/mo. as reported by Microsoft adCenter
Most popular post? Differences between WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007
Notify guest bloggers re: comments on posts
Respond to comments
Approve guest blog posts
Write/Publish weekly Cool Content post
Use our own platform, develop firsthand knowledge
Apply what we already know about SharePoint and experiment
New lessons become blog topics
Can be highly customized like any SharePoint site (Navigation, Themes, Web Parts, etc.)
Blogging is already part of your SharePoint platform
GTP helps us publish more quickly and establish closer relationships with SharePoint community
What would you like to see us cover next?
Our invitation to PSSPUG for guest bloggers and content partners for SharePoint 2007 and beyond