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Influencer Channels: Maximize Your Brand Visibility & Lead Generation

Creating an influencer channel made of affinity partners, advocates, ambassadors and thought leaders is critical to success in 2020, and the program will need to be personalized to serve these early digital influencers. Check out this report and discover: The power of influencer marketing in the B2B space; How to start assembling your influencer channel; […]

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How To Get & Use Channel Partner Data

Getting and using more channel partner data will pay dividends in nearly every scenario. Becoming fluent in even a handful of the sources to collect data will improve analysis done inside your programs and your market strategy. Don’t collect more and more data and let it sit there unused. Involve experts, hire it in, do […]

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Introduction To Channel Partner Ecosystems

A recent Accenture survey showed 76% of business leaders expect their current business models to be unrecognizable in five years. The reason? Ecosystems. Put simply: A channel partner ecosystem is a new way to think about the go-to-market strategy you already have in place — a new mindset that includes all the partners inside your […]

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Partner Profiling And Segmentation How-To Guide

The lack of a rigorous and best practice partner segmentation process seems odd when considering the millions of dollars technology vendors invest in partner recruitment, enablement and incentives. Now more than ever, vendors need to have an effective methodology in place to ensure that they are recruiting partners that have the potential to thrive in […]

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Practical Ways To Track MDF ROI

Frustrated with the inability to identify ROI, many channel marketers don’t recognize their market development fund program as the strategic enablement tool that it is. This is a missed opportunity because you can measure a program’s positive effect on sales. This E-book addresses this pain point by providing practical tools to measure MDF program effectiveness. […]

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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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ChannelChat: Addressing The Evolving Partner Ecosystem

Episode 10: Maria Chien, SiriusDecisions Digital transformation, cloud adoption, and the shift to recurring revenue models are compelling more companies to examine how they should adjust their channel programs. Maria Chien, service director, channel marketing strategies, at SiriusDecisions, sat down with CMR editorial director Andrew Gaffney at the SiriusDecisions Summit to review why companies need […]

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Datameer Revamps Partner Program To Support Adoption Of Big Data Analytics

Datameer, a big data analytics platform for Hadoop, has redesigned its Global Partner Program in a move to accelerate the adoption of Big Data, according to the company.

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Developing Video Campaigns: Best Practices to Boost ROI

By Khalid El Khatib, Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) Even 15 years ago, combining video and marketing meant commercials. Doing them can be expensive, elaborate, and remarkably inefficient. As video moved far beyond the TV screen, it gave marketers new options to engage clients, employees, and others. This is especially important for B2B marketing, where traditional […]

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2016 State Of Channel Marketing

This is the year when technology and digital channels are going to enhance the way vendors communicate with their partners — and vice versa. According to our panel of channel marketing thought leaders, the digital landscape will impact how vendors are segmenting leads for partners and ensure that messaging to buyers is relevant and contextual. […]

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