Any well-constructed building starts with a sound blueprint and a clear understanding of the expected outcome. In addition, there are milestones and touchpoints that confirm whether the project is on track throughout the building process. Your promotional allowance program is no different. This simple analogy may seem obvious, but many marketers have assigned to their […]
In this very crowded business landscape, it’s increasingly difficult to differentiate and gain partner mindshare. To be competitive, suppliers must offer an experience that’s customized, targeted and engaging from the partner’s, not the supplier’s, perspective. Armed with the strategies described in this white paper, you’ll learn how to create a channel engagement program designed with […]
Ensuring the success of partner organizations is getting more attention from vendors. In December, Axcient, a provider of a comprehensive set of business availability solutions, announced its Partner Success Team, an 11-member squad dedicated to ensuring its managed service provider (MSP) partners receive the highest level of service. And in February, Channel Impact, a full-service channel […]
Well planned partner incentive programs can help vendors build trust with their channel partners and increase partner engagement. With offers ranging from rebates, market developing funds (MDF), incentives for key activities, demonstration subsidies and promotion incentives, partner incentive programs can strengthen channel relationships and boost revenue for both the partner and the vendor. This booklet […]
Finding channel partners that fit your strategy mold is hard enough. It’s getting even more challenging due to the increasing demand for the diminishing supply of capable channel partners. This research by Nuvello, a global network of industry analysts and consultants, in association with ICLP, a leading end-to-end loyalty agency, examines the practices employed by […]
Channel partners account for a staggering amount of the total revenue many companies generate. And more than 75% of vendors are forecasting that their partner-driven revenue will climb this year.
The single most important investment your company can make to accelerate your channel revenue may be something you’re only just hearing about: PRM (Partner Relationship Management).
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.