Channel Marketer Report

Social Media

Social Media – The Root of Modern Marketing [Infographic]

The results are in and they confirm that social media can have an extremely positive impact on channel marketing results. Forrester research notes that 85% of business decision-makers believe at least one social media channel is very important when making a buying decision. On the solution provider end of the spectrum, 34% of high-tech companies […]

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Purechannelapps Helps Vendors And Partners Amplify Social Presence

The Problem: Some smaller brands find it hard to get their social media content seen by a wider buyer community. There are often two big issues: Their own social media accounts have limited followers, and/or their followers are mostly made up of partners, distributors or resellers, and influencers, rather than end-users. This is further compounded […]

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Adobe Improves Partner Engagement And Communication With Purechannelapps

By Brian Anderson, Associate Editor  Communicating with channel partners, whether it is via email or social media, becomes more daunting as channel networks grow larger. In a recent webinar, executives from Adobe and purechannelapps discussed common challenges that many vendors and manufacturers need to be overcome in order to establish strong social media relationships across […]

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Oracle OpenWorld 2013 Zeroes In On Partner Empowerment

By Brian Anderson, Associate Editor  Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), a group which helps partners of Oracle better develop, sell and fulfill the company’s solutions, welcomed more than 5,000 executives, customers and partners from around the world this week to Oracle OpenWorld 2013. As part of the week-long event, which took place Sept. 22 to 26, 2013, […]

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Vidyard Helps Turn Video Content Into Sales

The Problem: After producing video content, marketers typically share it through social channels, and look to YouTube views as a vague indicator of success or failure. But without any real insight into your video’s performance this is not a sustainable, data-driven marketing strategy. How do you know your video is working to attract qualified leads […]

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HootSuite Integrates With SugarCRM App To Empower Sales And Customer Service

HootSuite has expanded its App Directory to include SugarCRM, the CRM tool designed to help organizations increase efficiency and control of the sales and customer service pipeline. This new integration comes on the heels of SugarCRM receiving $40 million in private equity funding from Goldman Sachs. The SugarCRM app joins a series of other enterprise solutions such […]

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TIE Kinetix Launches Social Media Syndication Solution

TIE Kinetix, a SaaS content syndication solution provider, has added a new solution to its tool box to help channel marketers keep pace with new developments in social media. The Social Media Syndication Solution was designed to supplement the TIE Kinetix Content Syndication Platform by helping clients streamline Twitter communication taking place through partner networks. […]

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For Manufacturers, Channel Sales Stem From Aligned Social Media Strategies

By Tom Jacobs, President, Jacobs Agency Manufacturers have long nurtured channel relationships with added-value tools and programs. But until recently, communicating or sharing those tools to their partners sometimes was a clunky, hard-to-measure effort. Today, social media makes it easier than ever for manufacturers to streamline communication to their channel partners. And the “sharing” nature […]

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Dell Unveils Aggressive Goals For 2013 At Annual Conference

More than 5,000 Dell customers and partners gathered at the second annual Dell World, which was held at the Austin Convention Center, to get insight scoop on the company’s go-forward plans for 2013 and beyond. Specifically, the Cloud and social media have come into focus for Dell’s forward-looking plans. The company also is setting its […]

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