Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT)  will host its first-ever Small Business Show via webcast Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. EST on the company's Small Business Center Web site.

The live show will feature members of the small-business community sharing ideas and potential solutions to typical problems they face. Reruns will air immediately after the initial show, as well as in January and May of 2008. Additionally, Microsoft will host its third annual Small Business Summit online Mar. 24.

The free hour-long webcast will cover topics such as marketing, launching a Web site, how to use small business technology, and tips on best practices. Guests will include Tom Douglas, renowned Northwest restaurateur; Nicole Donnelly, founder of Baby Legs infant apparel company; David Holcomb, inventor of ergonomic kitchen gadgets; and Rick Woodbury, a self-taught engineer who created The Tango, an eco-friendly car that is as wide as a motorcycle and as long as a couch.

Published on: Nov 8, 2007