Marketing technology provider Integrate is taking a strategic approach to its channel. Shortly after joining the Marketo LaunchPoint Ecosystem and integrating with Oracle Eloqua, the solution provider has focused extensively on building up its partner network. In the below Q&A, Scott Vaughan, CMO at Integrate, discusses the company’s strategy moving forward.
By Brian Anderson, Associate Editor When vendors sell through channels, they sometimes don’t have a clear picture of partner demand generation and sales performance. This lack of visibility ultimately impacts bottom-line results, as there is no clear view into what’s being sold and how much is being sold. In addition, there is no way to […]
By Patricia Hume, President, Trapit Editor’s note: Following is part one of a three-part series focusing on the importance of content discovery and curation for the channel. Part two will be published in the August 21 newsletter. According to a recent Linkedin survey, 190 channel managers stated that the biggest challenges they faced with their channel […]
At Channel Marketer Report (CMR), our goal is to constantly keep tabs on the latest marketing and sales best practices for vendors and their partners. For the third year, CMR is unveiling its Guide To Agencies & Consultancies, which is designed to provide channel players with a high-level look at organizations that can help them […]
Deal registration programs can help vendors influence partner behavior, enhance collaboration, reduce channel conflict and measure partner performance. At the same time, these programs provide vendors with real-time visibility into channel pipeline. The overall value of deal registration programs is clear: 80% of channel firms say that deal registration program is critical or an important […]
Despite the rise of digital marketing and engagement tactics, events still play a pivotal role in the channel ecosystem. After all, there is still tremendous value in face-to-face conversations with partners and prospects. “In-person events are still where it’s at because there’s nothing that replaces the face- to-face meeting and the warm handshake,” said Peter […]
The cyberspace is continuing to evolve, and security, speed and reliability are ongoing concerns. That is why Black Lotus, a provider of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) solutions, is focused on building strategic relationships that offer the company new avenues to improve the customer experience. In the below Q&A, Xenophon Giannis, SVP of Sales […]