Microsoft Office and Windows 8 Spreecast — and a Chance to Win a Windows 8 PC

by Janice


Join us on Wednesday, March 6 at 11am PT/2pm ET/1pm CT, to talk with Microsoft about the exciting new Office and Windows 8 features and how they can increase your productivity.

What You’ll Learn in the Office + Windows 8 Spreecast

During this LIVE web cast, you will learn directly from Microsoft about the new Office and Windows 8 apps and features that will make your online life so much simpler.

During the Spreecast, you will learn:

  • What’s New in Windows 8?
  • The Top 5 Features and Tips for Windows 8
  • What’s New in Office?
  • The Top 5 Features and Tips for Office
  • Accessing documents across Windows devices
  • OneNote on a touch screen
  • What are the Hottest Windows 8 PCS
  • and MORE…

Have Questions? You Can Ask Them LIVE!

Do you have questions about the new Office or Windows 8? This will be your chance to get your questions answered.

Laugh, Connect and Meet other Mom and Dad Bloggers

Live web casts are a great chance to “get out of the house” without leaving your house, and have some fun networking and mingling with other bloggers. So, don’t miss this chance to have some live fun with blogging friends.

Win a Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11

Of course, we will be giving away a FABULOUS prize to the attendees of the Spreecast!

One winner will receive a Windows 8 Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11. To win, you must be present during the Spreecast, so RSVP below.


You will be able to watch and participate in the webcast right here at 5 Minutes for Mom, or on the Spreecast website.

RSVP now for the webcast so you get a reminder email.

Watch The Live Spreecast Here

The embedded Spreecast will play below… or you can watch on the Spreecast website here.

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Written by Janice Croze, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom

Please Note: This post and Spreecast are part of a promotional campaign with Microsoft Office and Windows 8. All opinions are always 100% our own.

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{ 41 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Lauren March 2, 2013 at 2:02 pm

Can’t wait to attend!


2 June March 3, 2013 at 9:46 am

Will be there.


3 Daiva March 3, 2013 at 4:26 pm

Will be there!


4 Tammy S March 4, 2013 at 8:23 pm

Can’t wait.


5 dan williams March 5, 2013 at 10:33 am

twitted this today, 05/03


6 Lolli March 5, 2013 at 2:34 pm

I RSVPd! See you tomorrow!


7 Candy O March 5, 2013 at 7:55 pm

Super excited to join in.


8 Melissa P. March 5, 2013 at 8:10 pm

I may or may not be there. It depends. We are expecting inclement weather so I might be home tomorrow instead of at work. ; )


9 Lisa s March 5, 2013 at 8:22 pm

Hooe I did it right


10 Cathy B*****y March 5, 2013 at 8:30 pm

rsvp’d… looking forward to learning about windows 8. since my laptop is old, rebuilt and dieing I hadn’t taken time to learn.. but in tech, ignorance is NOT bliss! Smiling… what a blessing this will be to the recipient!
Cathy B pbprojecthope at yahoo dotcom


11 Diana March 5, 2013 at 8:59 pm

I hope to join in but I will likely be a little late.


12 Corrine March 5, 2013 at 9:24 pm

Hoping to be able to make it. Looks like an excellent agenda.


13 Elizabeth Allen March 5, 2013 at 9:51 pm

I want to do this, hope to hear all that is going on


14 illy junus March 5, 2013 at 10:27 pm

will be there rsvp @i_jns


15 Deb - Mom of 3 Girls March 5, 2013 at 11:13 pm

Looking forward to this! My hubby has Windows 8 and I was playing around with it on a friend’s laptop over the weekend, but I just can’t bring myself to upgrade from Windows 7. I’ll be glad to learn more about why I should and what Windows 8 can do for me. :)


16 Shelly Leatham March 6, 2013 at 12:08 am

Cannot wait! I’ll be there!!


17 @vanrobmac March 6, 2013 at 12:09 am

rsvp @vanrobmac

looking forward to it!


18 Mona Evanochko March 6, 2013 at 12:25 am

Hoping to see you there.


19 @n210ss or @n210ss_jail March 6, 2013 at 1:59 am


@n210ss or @n210ss_jail

Can’t wait!


20 @Soon2bewedd March 6, 2013 at 2:29 am

RSVP @Soon2bewedd


21 Laurie Emerson March 6, 2013 at 2:43 am

RSVPing lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com


22 DebbieKL March 6, 2013 at 7:49 am

Looking forward to learning more!


23 Autumn Daily March 6, 2013 at 8:36 am

I’ve seen these and would love to know more about the features! What a great twitter party with an amazing prize.
RSVP @AutumnNOklahoma


24 Mary Worley March 6, 2013 at 10:06 am

Excited to learn more about the new Office


25 Emily March 6, 2013 at 10:11 am

In the market for a new computer, I can’t wait to find out more.
RSVP @WinningEmily

Thanks :)


26 Stephanie Bodine March 6, 2013 at 10:12 am

This will be my first spreecast and I am excited to learn about windows 8 and office! Thanks rsvp Stephanie Bodine @bodinesteph


27 Christian Alejandro March 6, 2013 at 10:16 am



Looking forward to it!!!


28 Theresa Jenkins March 6, 2013 at 11:48 am

If I can ‘figure it out’ I’d love to be present


29 kymi March 6, 2013 at 12:04 pm

looking forward to joining in! rsvp @kymnasium thank you


30 Julie mom of 7 March 6, 2013 at 12:12 pm

Excited to participate….hope I can figure it out ;)


31 Bonnie March 6, 2013 at 12:28 pm

I will be there!!
RSVP: @Bonnie2718


32 @cammi1972 March 6, 2013 at 1:12 pm

RSVP @cammi1972. What an awesome prize! Looking forward to a great chat!!


33 Tamara Walker, MomRN ( March 6, 2013 at 1:28 pm

Looking forward to learning more about Windows 8!


34 tanya March 6, 2013 at 1:42 pm

Signed up, could really use some new technology over here, feel mine is sluggish – looking forward to learning about Windows 8!


35 Debbie G March 6, 2013 at 1:45 pm

rsvping @sunrae17. going to be a great chat


36 Tiffany Dover March 6, 2013 at 1:52 pm

will be there via @mrs_riot1


37 Marie Johnson March 6, 2013 at 2:04 pm

Bummer! I wanted to join you all but we are in the car and I can’t get it on Hubby’s phone :(
Have a great time and congrats to the winner!


38 amy March 6, 2013 at 2:06 pm

RSVP @amyl12 see you there


39 @chermarsh3000 March 6, 2013 at 2:08 pm

RSVP @chermarsh3000 I will be there


40 Tammy S March 6, 2013 at 3:04 pm

I loved the Spreecast. Much better then any Twitter chat. Thanks for hosting!


41 Lisa A. March 8, 2013 at 9:55 pm

Thank you so much for all the great Microsoft Office & Windows 8 information during your fabulous Spreecast! It was fun just to hear the questions and info, but I must say – I’m soooo excited and SO VERY GRATEFUL to have won the most awesome giveaway ever — I am the luckiest gal on the planet. …Thanks for hosting and for the over-the-top prize! :) ~runrgal2/Lisa


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