Channel Marketer Report

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Blending Content And Social Strategies To Maximize Real-Time Marketing

By Brian Anderson, Associate Editor The content marketing and social media worlds are converging, helping savvy marketers maximize overall brand reach and ROI. In a recent webinar, titled: How To Impress Your Boss, Get Ahead, And Tighten Your Bottom (Line) In 2014, executives from MarketingProfs discussed key tactics and communication channels that will help marketers […]

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Using Your Blog To Promote Valuable Channel Content

By Scott Yates, Founder, BlogMutt Let’s say you have a son or daughter graduating from college. This is a great accomplishment, and you and your child will understandably want to announce it in some special way, possibly with printed cards created just for the occasion. That’s great. Now, let’s also say that you visit a […]

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B2B IT Buyers Favor Search And Social Media, Survey Reveals

IDG Connect’s survey of more than 400 enterprise respondents involved in IT purchase decisions shows that social networking is popular among B2B IT buyers in making technology purchase decisions. According to the report, titled Connecting Conversations To Content, 86% of B2B IT buyers are currently using social media networks in their purchase decision process. Search is […]

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Channel Thought Leaders, Experts Share Predictions For 2014

In 2013, content marketing, social media and mobility all came into focus as priority investments for businesses and their channel networks.  Improved channel communication, collaboration and visibility were key goals for many businesses, while still optimizing end-user engagement and sales results.  Although the channel marketing universe saw extreme evolution in 2013, the next year will […]

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2013 B2B Buyer Behavior Survey: Buyers Happier But Still Waiting To Engage With Sales

By Glenn Taylor, Associate Editor While B2B buyers strategically browse social media discussions during their research, web search remains a top source of information. Additionally, nearly two thirds of buyers indicate that content had a significant influence on a decision. While the buying process is getting longer and buyers continued to wait to engage with […]

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5 Steps To Rescue Your #ChannelMarketing Funnel

As part of a channel network, you may experience a few “holes” in your marketing funnel. As a vendor or manufacturer, you may notice that at times, your content is not up to date or efficiently shared across your partners. Using content syndication, you can leverage your web site as the foundation of your marketing […]

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Thoughtful Curation, Organization Can Boost Impact Of Content

By Brian Anderson, Associate Editor  Content marketing has become common practice with 93% of B2B marketers using some form of content marketing, according to research from the Content Marketing Institute (CMI). While more than half (58%) believe that their content marketing efforts are ineffective, they are still making significant investments in producing large amounts of content. In […]

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Kaspersky Enhances Partner Portal With Mobile Sales And Enablement Tools

An increasing number of channel executives travel throughout the year to hold client meetings, attend partner and trade shows, and establish relationships with current and potential customers.  As a result, it is becoming more important that sales teams have real-time access to partner portals, marketing resources and product information. With research from Frank N. Magid […]

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LiveHive Helps Boost Partner Enablement, Channel-Wide Communication

The Problem: Channel sales leaders and their partners rely on consistent communication to ensure sales and marketing success. However, the more a company grows, the harder it is to manually keep track of channel partners and provide them with relevant content. This leads to missing sales information and dissatisfied partners, resulting in poor sales results […]

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Oracle OpenWorld 2013 Zeroes In On Partner Empowerment

By Brian Anderson, Associate Editor  Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), a group which helps partners of Oracle better develop, sell and fulfill the company’s solutions, welcomed more than 5,000 executives, customers and partners from around the world this week to Oracle OpenWorld 2013. As part of the week-long event, which took place Sept. 22 to 26, 2013, […]

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