Channel Marketer Report

Channel Marketing

Vendors Boost Concierge Services to Attract and Support Resource-Strapped Partners

Despite the development of user-friendly partner relationship management solutions, channel marketing management technology, and increasingly intuitive portals intended to make it easier for partners to work with the vendors they represent, brands are finding it necessary to offer even more personal touches. Concierge programs, which can range from answering simple questions about accessing those partner […]

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With ZINFI Support, NEC and Partner Teleco Collaborate To Successfully Seize Sudden Opportunity

When a partner recognizes a major opportunity for a vendor to benefit from an unexpected market opportunity, success can hinge on the ability of the brand to help the partner react quickly, efficiently, and effectively. Challenges When Toshiba announced that it was exiting the telecommunications business – suddenly leaving a number of dealers without a […]

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WinGreen Marketing Systems Launches Channel Advisory Service Practice

WinGreen Marketing Systems, Inc., a provider of content marketing, lead generation, and account based marketing services for B2B technology companies, has launched an channel advisory service practice. Services include channel strategy, program and organization development, go-to-market support, partner recruiting and planning, and comprehensive channel marketing support that leverages WinGreen’s full-service marketing functions. The channel advisory […]

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When Will CMOs Recognize the Potential of Channel Partner Marketing?

While the communication gap between direct sales and marketing organizations appears to be closing, partner programs have yet to win much support from many CMOs. That could be a problem for many of the large and small businesses that are counting on partner organizations to drive more of their revenue. Start-up firms, in particular, are […]

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FotoWare Enables Consistent Use and Distribution of Your Most Important Images, Graphics and Videos

The Problem: In the ever growing demand for content, ensuring consistent branding through channel partners is becoming more challenging. All too often, partners use images, graphics and videos incorrectly in their presentations. And with increasing use of your images on partner websites, blogs or social media, you may be unaware of where and how graphics are being […]

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Empower Your Partners: How To Improve Partner-Led Demand Creation with Marketing Certification Programs

The limited marketing skill sets found in many partner organizations inhibit their ability to help drive demand. Even when vendors syndicate content and turn-key marketing campaigns, their partners typically don’t have the expertise to make the best use of the materials. In this e-book by Perks WW, learn how to implement a successful marketing certification […]

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Streamlining Processes, Accelerating Reimbursement Can Boost MDF Utilization

At the end of the last quarter — just like countless quarters before them — many vendors were probably sitting on a fairly significant portion of their MDF (market development fund) budget. Despite the value that many partners place on having access to MDF, much of the money that vendors set aside goes used. Figures […]

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Are You Helping Your Partners Address Evolving Buyer Personas?

By Jeffrey Mesnik, president, ContentMX According to Forbes magazine, buyer personas are “semi-fictional characters that personify your ideal customer” and are “imperative to having accurate audience insights.” But what happens when the persona of the buyer changes almost overnight, as it has for technology buyers?  As stated by Gartner in the introduction to its report, Targeting […]

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Channel Marketing: Why ‘Engage and Empower’ Partner Strategies Outperform ‘Pamper and Pressure’ Tactics

By Ed Breault, VP Marketing & Industry Solutions at Aprimo If your organization has a distributed sales model, you know how integral channel partners can be to your growth and continued success. You also probably know how difficult it can be to engage and enable partners to take the actions necessary to drive that growth […]

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Workbook: Social Media Prospecting for VARs

Considering there are more than one billion monthly active users on Facebook, and over 300 million monthly active users on Twitter, there’s a good chance VARs will find their next customer there. Using these tools to get their name out, spread their content, and draw more people to their sites has become an everyday practice […]

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