break the retail spell for Windows Phones, and put them on the radar of people in carrier stores, which has been the weakest link in its sales strategy so far.Now Paul Thurrott, who has a pretty good track record with all things Microsoft, upped the ante to 200 million rumored marketing dollars. The new info is that a good chunk will be going to sales associates in stores, which will be incentivized with $10-$15 per handset. Microsoft hopes that this joint marketing effort will
The software giant is reportedly hoping internally to sell "millions of handsets" in the US with Windows Phone the first half of 2012, and knowing how good Nokia is at all sorts of marketing stunts, it might as well succeed. The leak also says that for AT&T's handsets, Nokia will be supplying twice more marketing money than Microsoft.