Microsoft Office Live Enhanced
Microsoft Office Live Small Business today launched new features and enhancements to its Web service. Some of the notable features include Store Manager, a hosted e-commerce tool to help small businesses sell products on their own Web site ($39.95 per month) and an E-mail Marketing solution (200 emails are free during beta) for sending newsletters and promotions. Small businesses that sign up will receive Web hosting, rich site design capabilities, numerous productivity applications, contact management software for performing basic customer relationship management (CRM), and custom domain name registration with 100 business e-mail accounts (custom domains are free for the first year). This release is also compatible with the Firefox 2.0 Web browser, making the service accessible on both Macs and PCs.