By Dan Hawtof, EVP, Corporate Business Development, Products & Solutions, parago It’s no secret that getting your reseller partners personally invested in selling your products is good for business. But when parago conducted a recent survey of channel marketers, we found that only 52% of vendors are paying incentives directly to their partner sales reps. […]
Zift Solutions, a provider of channel marketing automation solutions, has acquired Marketing Advocate, one of the key players in the Through-Partner Marketing Automation and channel marketing space. With both teams bringing more than two decades of channel marketing expertise, the acquisition is positioned to help Zift Solutions reaffirm its commitment to facilitating collaborative sales and […]
The Problem: More buyers are researching and comparing solutions online, so it is imperative that vendors and their partners create compelling web sites filled with relevant content. However, many businesses, especially smaller resellers, don’t have the financial backing or bandwidth to create these exemplary experiences and understand which visitors are engaging with their content. The Solution: […]
By Jon Whitlock, Director, Channel Marketing, Kaspersky Lab North America It’s true that many VARs often face limited capabilities and bandwidth when it comes to marketing their companies. In fact, recent numbers show that fewer than 10% of B2B resellers have dedicated marketing employees. That’s a high percentage of partners that aren’t fully equipped with […]
Marketers are held responsible for generating leads and that will eventually lead to new sales opportunities. However, many marketers still use manual processes to collect and tract prospect data, potentially leading to some lost opportunities. This infographic, courtesy of Integrate, outlines the common roadblocks the marketers who still embrace these manual lead generation processes may face.
To maximize channel growth and sales, it is imperative that vendors provide seamless access to the information and resources partners need to succeed, including sales tools and training materials, marketing collateral and deal registration. Sungard Availability Services (AS), a provider of IT managed services, information availability consulting services, business continuity management software and disaster recovery […]
Email marketing is a key ingredient for marketers across industries and verticals. However, with buyers’ attention spans growing shorter, it is becoming more challenging to capture eyes, and most importantly, dollars. The below infographic, courtesy of Spear Marketing Group, spotlights 29 tips to improve email campaign performance.