Retaining channel partners – especially those that build strong connections between their customers and the brands they represent – is critical to a vendor’s bottom line. The combined cost associated with lost revenue and the expense of recruiting and training replacement partners is not trivial. Therefore it’s important for vendors to remain diligent in addressing […]
Creating a more intelligent future takes teamwork. By understanding the behavior and performance of top performing channel partners – through the application of partner insight, performance and analytics – suppliers are grasping the actions they need to take to improve the performance of their entire partner network.
As a reader of Channel Marketer Report, you are up-to-date on the latest trends in channel strategy and marketing, but one of the great mysteries of the channel is understanding what incentives really resonate with your partners. News flash: it’s not cash.
With more than 71,000 organizations worldwide using its marketing automation technology, Averetek is in a unique position to report on how vendors and their partners are collaborating to drive marketing initiatives. The State of Channel Marketing 2017, based on data collected over the past three years, provides valuable insight into what channel partners really, how […]
Take Your Marketing To The Local Level By Marketing Through Your Channel Partners Today’s buyers demand local, personalized experiences. This means that even the best campaigns will fall flat if they don’t reach or resonate with your audience, wherever they may be. By marketing through distributed partners such as resellers, field sales and channel partners, […]
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. […]
Channel marketing has made the shift from print to digital, meaning that tomorrow’s Mad Men have to evolve their marketing skills to be successful. This infographic from Marketo highlights the roles, skills and opportunities digital marketers have in today’s marketing landscape that yesterday’s Mad Men couldn’t imagine. [Click To Expand] Source: Marketo
Up to 40% of all types of portal initiatives fail to gain adequate adoption and as a result, 15% of portals perform so poorly they’re scrapped altogether, according to Gartner research. Download this white paper to learn nine steps you should take to create a unique and compelling partner experience.
Vendors face a series of sales and marketing challenges on a daily basis. They include: Channel Awareness: Capturing mindshare in a competitive space; Pipeline Visibility: Receiving instant access to accurate information to forecast sales; Sales Engagement: Connecting with sales reps directly to share information and resources that boost results; and Partner Performance: Move the needle […]
Mergers and acquisitions are common occurrences. When two growing companies converge, or when a larger company swallows up a smaller one, there’s an extensive process that follows. After paperwork is signed, and staff and offices are ironed out, the new combined organization must integrate the two brands into one cohesive marketing story.