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Get started with Office 365 by signing up for a subscription and choosing the plan that's right for you and your business.

  1. Go to http://www.office365.com.

  2. Choose For business.

  3. Choose See plans & pricing.

  4. Scroll down to review what's included with each plan, select the subscription option you want, and choose Buy now.

The first step to getting your business in the cloud with Office 365 is to sign up for a subscription. To get started, visit http://www.office365.com.

Choose For business, then See plans & pricing.

These are the subscriptions tailored to small to mid-size businesses like yours. Office 365 Business includes desktop and web versions of Office apps, like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, along with cloud storage for each subscriber.

Business Essentials includes web-only versions of the Office apps and cloud services for email, meetings, and collaboration software.

And Office 365 Business Premium includes desktop and online versions of Office apps and cloud services for email, meetings, and collaboration software—so, basically a combination of the other two plans. It's also the most popular plan for small businesses.

Now, if your business has any security or compliance requirements, like encrypted email or DLP, you'll want to consider one of the enterprise plans.

A great value of Office 365 is that you can choose one plan for yourself, and a different plan for your employees based on their needs.

Under Business Premium, let's choose Buy now.

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