DENVER, April 8, 2010Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q) has launched the SMB IT Connection community discussion group on LinkedIn. Designed for small- and medium-sized businesses, the online IT discussion group helps business professionals solve IT problems, share ideas, solicit advice and collaborate with others. The site, launched in collaboration with Bloomberg BusinessWeek, features weekly discussion topics provided by Martin Keohan, managing editor, BusinessWeek.com.

Key Facts

  • SMB IT Connection enables business professionals to contribute to technology discussions led by Keohan and to share information with and solicit advice from their peers. Topics range from security and cost-reduction measures to voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) and unified communications.
  • To join the SMB IT Connection group, log into LinkedIn, go to the “Groups” tab at the top of the screen, and select “Group Directory.” In the “Search” field, type “SMB IT Connection,” and select “Join Group” at the far right-hand side of the screen.
  • SMB IT Connection extends Qwest’s social media presence that includes Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, blogs and more.

Suppor>Cindy Humphrey, vice president business marketing, Qwest Business Markets Group
“The group facilitates two-way communication with Qwest’s diverse array of technology subject-matter experts, and it enables us to learn more about their concerns so we can provide solutions that meet their varying and changing needs.”

Supporting Resources

Web: www.twitter.com/QwestNews 
Web: www.twitter.com/QwestBusiness
Web: www.linkedin.com
Web: www.facebook.com/qwest
Web: www.youtube.com/qwestbusiness