Some brands have a hybrid business model — selling directly to their customers as well as through a network of partners and resellers. Others, however, sell exclusively through the channel. According to Ted Plumis, VP of Channel, Business and Corporate Development at Exabeam, a channel-only approach has a number of benefits. For one, selling exclusively through the […]
By Brian Anderson, Associate Editor Editor’s note: As part of a special arrangement, this feature is being published on Channel Marketer Report. The article initially appeared on MarketingID. Big Data and marketing analytics are becoming must-have currency for marketing success, and businesses across a wide variety of industries and verticals are looking to individuals who […]
The key goal for any vendor or solution provider is to generate sales. That is why they rely on partners — 10, 100 or more — to extend their brand message and technologies to end-users around the world.
Over the past six months, partner automation software company Relayware has experienced pivotal growth. In May, the SaaS company announced its one millionth partner on its Partner Cloud, and maintained a strong pace of international growth. Within the same period of time, Relayware noted an expansion in its consumer base beyond large and established technology […]
As a 100% channel company, Kaspersky Lab constantly invests in the well-being of its partners. Whether through improved training, better incentives or a more strategic focus on content, Kaspersky constantly keeps an ear to the ground, garnering feedback from partners but also applying industry best practices. In the below Q&A, Jon Whitlock, VP of B2B Marketing […]
Buyers today have access to a variety of tools and technologies that give them instant access to products, content and information. This customer-driven movement has dramatically changed the ways sales teams engage with prospects and customers. The below infographic, courtesy of LiveHive, walks through the technology revolution, and why new, cutting-edge sales tools are the […]
By Brian Tervo, CEO, TIE Kinetix North America In the average marketing department, it’s common to hear chatter around content marketing and direct marketing activities. It’s a lot less common to hear about partner marketing, which often fails to get its due and falls into the shadows of other marketing activities. Depending on the organization, […]
To keep pace with the wants and needs of their customers, vendors must consistently tap into their partner communities, assess strengths and weaknesses, and provide the tools and resources they need to thrive. AppRiver, a provider of email messaging and web security solutions, has seen a year-over-year channel revenue increase of 30% due to its […]