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About Alicia Fiorletta

Alicia Fiorletta is Senior Editor for Channel Marketer Report. Working closely with industry analysts and experts, Alicia reports on the latest news, technologies, case studies and trends coming to forefront in the channel marketing world. With a focus on emerging marketing strategies, including social, mobile and content for demand, Alicia hones in on new ways for organizations to market to and through their partner networks. Through her work with G3 Communications, Alicia also acts as Associate Editor for Retail TouchPoints, a digital publishing network focused on the customer-facing area of the retail industry.

Purechannelapps CEO Dissects The Partner Engagement Dilemma

New communication touch points and tactics are emerging on a daily basis, but one hard fact remains: It is becoming increasingly challenging for vendors to stand out and effectively engage with partners. Although capturing partner attention and engendering long-term loyalty is a consistent dilemma, why hasn’t more movement been made? More importantly, what best practices […]

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Infinio VP Of Global Channel Discusses Channel Relationship Dynamics

Regardless of whether they sell software or hardware, all technology providers have one core challenge: To reach their partner communities effectively and drive ongoing loyalty and revenue. Although it’s important that all content, messaging and best practices are aligned with the key vendor brand, partners also need to inject their personal experiences and thought leadership […]

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Following Monumental Growth Year, Relayware CRO Shares Goals For 2015

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 […]

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Reaching Channel Excellence Through The Cloud

A provider of on-premise, off-premise, colocation, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS), hybrid cloud and analytics products and services, Key Information Systems, Inc. is at the heart of the cloud revolution. The primary goal for Key Information Systems, according to the company’s Director of Enterprise Technology, is to “guide strategy and enable decision-making in today’s world of IT services […]

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Kaspersky Lab Offers Partners Increased Opportunities For Profit And Growth

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 […]

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How B2B Businesses Are Tackling Social Media In 2015 [Infographic]

Using social media, B2B organizations note that they receive increased exposure (92%), increased traffic (80%) and build a loyal fan base (72%). But which social networks will dominate in 2015 and beyond? What challenges and/or obstacles are preventing B2B organizations from investing more in social media advertising and marketing? This infographic, courtesy of Real Business […]

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AppRiver Sees 30% Increase In YOY Channel Revenue, Focuses On Forging Partner Relationships

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 […]

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Teach Your Partners How To Fish: BlitzMasters CEO Shares Channel Sales Best Practices

In today’s digitally connected world, it’s sometimes easy to get lost in the sea of email nurtures, social posts and other tech touch points. But personal touches such as events, in-person meetings and phone conversations still hold significant weight — especially in the channel world.

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#C2C15 Recap: Storytelling, Influencers And Personas Guide Content Success

More than 400 B2B executives traveled to Scottsdale, Ariz. for the fourth annual B2B Content2Conversion Conference. During the three-day event, industry experts and thought leaders outlined best practices to create compelling engagement strategies and campaigns that guide buyers throughout the researching and consideration journey. Marketers rely on campaigns to move buyers through the funnel, but […]

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In 2015, Omnichannel And Big Data Will Bring Channel Marketing To The Next Level

Mobility, social media and cutting-edge content formats were among the core topics outlined in our 2014 Channel Trends & Predictions piece. This year, channel experts and thought leaders are honing in on the importance of Big Data, and how organizations can leverage this data to better align marketing campaigns and tactics to the buying journey. […]

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