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Office 365

13 min read

How to remove Office 365 from GoDaddy (+ more tips and tricks)

You've started your business, you've bought your domain and just as you're about to checkout from GoDaddy you get an offer: Office 365 for cheaper than Microsoft even sells it! You click Add to Cart and boom! You're off to the races. And for a while,...

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5 min read

GoDaddy customer service email: Tired of waiting for a reply?

Office 365... You know your company needs it, but you don't know where to purchase it from. You already purchase your domain and website through GoDaddy, and you know that they offer Office 365 licenses, but is purchasing through them really the best...

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7 min read

BEMO Launches the Microsoft New Commerce Experience on the BEMO Store

March 18, 2022 - Update

Microsoft announced the implementation of a new cancellation window duration for commercial seat-based offers in CSP new commerce that will go into effect at 5 p.m. Pacific Time on March 18, 2022 (12 a.m. UTC on March 19).Starting...

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6 min read

Microsoft's Office 365 price increases in 2022: What you need to know

"Microsoft to increase prices for Microsoft 365 in 2022". Maybe you've seen it in the headlines lately or perhaps this is the first time you're hearing about it. Either way, I doubt anyone clicked their heels as they jumped for joy upon hearing it. Price...

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3 min read

O365: Improve Microsoft Office Skills

So, your company has made the move and you're living your best Microsoft Office 365 life. Congratulations! From Teams to the Office Suite your workday has gone from sour to sweet. Right? Hopefully! We all know the saying "Give a woman a fish, she'll eat...

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7 min read

All of Your Post-Email Migration Questions for Office 365, Answered

If you're reading this blog, congratulations are certainly in order! You've completed your email migration and are all set to move forward with the full power of Office 365. With Office 365 you and your team will enjoy a suite of tools to take you...

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6 min read

Microsoft Teams Governance

I love Microsoft Teams! At BEMO we use MS Teams as the hub for everything we do. I cannot imagine collaborating with a global team (operating remotely, mind you) any other way. We've all seen a workplace that's disorganized and the lack of follow-through...

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3 min read

How to Clear Your Outlook Cache

Note: This blog was last reviewed 2/2022. We do our best to keep all of our blogs up to date to offer you the best, most accurate guidance possible. If you notice otherwise, please drop a comment so we can update the blog. Thank you!

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7 min read

Your Top 8 Office 365 Migration Questions, Answered (+ Pricing)

If the words "Email Migration" strike fear into your heart, you're not alone. Many of our customers find email migrations to be, at best, nerve-wracking, at worst, daunting enough to avoid for years before coming to us. We get it. Your emails, files,...

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4 min read

How to Migrate Your Gmail, G Suite or IMAP Contacts and Calendars to Office 365: A Step-By-Step Guide

At BEMO, migrations are our expertise. Every day, we perform assessments and migrations and we take great pleasure in helping our customers transition from an ill-fitting solution to one that fits like a finely tailored suit. While migrations are no...

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7 min read

The Top 5 Add-Ons Your Microsoft 365 Licensing Needs to Make Your Business Thrive

Imagine for a minute that you just purchased Microsoft 365 Business Premium for your company. You install the desktop apps, get loaded in, and start exploring. You open up Teams and see that you are able to chat with your co-workers. You can even call...

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5 min read

Getting Started with OneDrive for Business: 6 Tips and Tricks

OneDrive for Business is one of the best cloud-based storage solutions out there. It enables us to securely store our data in the cloud, and also allows us to access that data from anywhere there’s an internet connection. Still, while Microsoft is a...

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6 min read

Microsoft Business Voice, Part I: What Is It and Do I Really Need It?

Unless you've been living under a rock for the last six months, chances are you've noticed that a lot of businesses are changing the way they do, well, business. Companies are shifting the way they operate and very often, that means moving, in some...

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6 min read

G Suite to Office 365 Migration: A Step-By-Step Guide from Our Pros

If you've ever done it, you know that migrating from one offering to another is never an easy feat. Beyond the "should I really press 'OK'?!" every step of the way, to the sheer time suck it can be, migrations are not for the faint of heart. Yet faint of...

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2 min read

Buying GoDaddy Office 365: Why It's A Trap!

So, you're an entrepreneur or small business of fewer than 10 people and you're ready to get started. What's the first thing you do to make it official? You buy a domain name for your website! And many of use GoDaddy, the largest domain provider in the...

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10 min read

What is the Cloud? Plus: Cloud Pros & Cons

Cloud computing has been around for a while now, but it’s only more recently that it has become a major focus of businesses worldwide. More and more, companies are expected to make the move to the cloud. The touted benefits range from increased...

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7 min read

9 Tips for Meeting with Microsoft Teams

If you’re using Teams and you’re like me, you’re discovering new things about it every day. Microsoft has been a busy bee since the release of Teams and even more so since 2020 became the year of working from home. While there is certainly shiny and new...

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6 min read

SharePoint vs. OneDrive (What's the Difference Again?)

Cloud computing is becoming more and more common. Everywhere we look it's cloud this and cloud that, and understandably so, because with the cloud, access is unlimited. When you use the cloud, you can access your data and work on documents from ANYWHERE...

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6 min read

Slack vs. Teams

In this post, we'll take a look at Slack vs. Teams. More likely than not, you've heard of both, maybe you've even used one or the other but what do you know about how the two compare? Which one should you use for your company? In this blog, we'll bring...

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5 min read

How to Set Up Office Message Encryption (OME)

In this blog post, we'll be giving you the step-by-step instructions for configuring Office Message Encryption. I have to say they aren't for the faint at heart! Enabling OME is much more difficult than the other Microsoft email security products such as...

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4 min read

Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection: Plan 1 vs Plan 2

Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) protects you by preventing dangerous links and malicious attachments from entering your organization via email and other tools (like SharePoint, OneDrive, and Teams). On the rare occasion that Office 365 ATP...

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2 min read

How to Set Up Exchange Online Protection

In this blog post, we're going to walk you through the step-by-step process for setting up Exchange Online Protection (EOP). Although setting up Exchange Online Protection is important, it is only one portion of a comprehensive email security strategy....

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2 min read

How to Set Up Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection

In this blog post, we're going to walk you through the step-by-step process for setting up Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP). Although setting up ATP is a great move, it is only one portion (though an important one) of a comprehensive email...

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7 min read

Spear Phishing vs. Phishing: The Difference And How To Prevent It

As many companies shift their operations online (and their employees shift into their “daytime jammies”) so too must their attention shift to cybersecurity. In our current COVID-19 conundrum many companies are moving strictly online. With these moves,...

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5 min read

Microsoft 365 Business Premium vs Office 365 E3

Microsoft 365 Business Standard (formerly known as Office 365 Business Premium) is by far the most common product among SMBs while Office 365 E3 has become the standard for enterprises, which Microsoft describes a 300+ employees. In this article, we will...

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2 min read

The Office 365 for Government Buyers Journey

Most of our customers and partners ask us about the approval process for government organizations wanting to be on Microsoft Government Community Cloud (GCC). It's hard to find any reading materials online and even when you call Microsoft's sales number...

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2 min read

Office 365 MFA Setup: Step-by-Step Instructions

With 81 percent of data breaches being due to weak, reused, or stolen passwords, turning on Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for all of your apps is necessary. In this article, we'll show you how to set up MFA for your Office 365 account paired with the...

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4 min read

Office 365 for Education: Everything You Need To Know

No company on the planet can beat Microsoft's value to schools and education organizations. Between school-specific applications, heavily discounted pricing, and free on-site training from the Microsoft Retail staff, schools nowadays receive technology...

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5 min read

Office 365 Calling Plan: Ditch Your Phone Company!

Most people are still unaware that Microsoft provides domestic and international calling plans for businesses through Office 365's Microsoft Teams. What's the benefit of moving your business's phone to Microsoft? How much does it cost? Let's dig into it...

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3 min read

How to Setup Self-Service Password Reset for Azure and Office 365

Self-Service Password Reset (SSPR) for Office 365 and Azure is a great solution created by Microsoft to enable users to change and reset their passwords by themselves, saving IT a lot of time. Self-Service Password Reset allows users to both change their...

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4 min read

Office 365 E3 vs E5: Which one is better for my company?

Office 365 E3 is $20 per user/month and Office 365 E5 is $35 per user/month, so is it worth the extra $15 per user/month? In this article we dive into the specific features you get for the extra money so that you can decide whether it makes sense for...

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9 min read

How to Migrate from GoDaddy to Office 365: Step-By-Step Guide

Besides using GoDaddy as our DNS provider, we're not really fans of their email service or the way they lock people into long-term contracts when they bundle Office 365. GoDaddy, for whatever reason, will restrict global admin privileges and restrict the...

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9 min read

Migrate From Gmail to Office 365: Step-By-Step Guide

Most people that come to us to migrate their email to Office 365 are under the impression that it's a really easy process. You have no idea how many times I've heard, "you're just copying and pasting a bunch of .pst files". So I'm publishing my...

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