Channel Marketer Report

CRM / PRM Solutions

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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Channeltivity Helps Vendors Stay Top-Of-Mind Among Partners

The Problem: A partner program requires an online partner portal whereby partners may obtain information from the vendor to properly position and sell the vendor’s solution to their prospects. However, to properly work with those partners, vendors must also have the tools they need to manage, enable and engage with them…and in one place. The […]

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ChannelEyes Sees Growth As Vendors Recognize New Mobile Opportunities

Mobile usage is on the upswing, with 56% of American adults now using smartphones, versus 46% in 2012, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project. Additional research from Pew also indicates that tablet adoption has accelerated tremendously: 34% of American adults own tablet computers, versus only 18% using the devices a year ago. […]

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Kaspersky Lab Execs Share Why Content Is Key For Channel Success

In February 2013, Kaspersky Lab announced a variety of enhancements and additions to its partner program, spotlighting a stronger focus on new rewards and lead generation strategies. During a follow-up interview, Chris Doggett, SVP of Corporate Sales, and Gary Mullen, VP of Corporate Marketing, both for Kaspersky Lab North America, discussed how these partner program […]

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Webinar Spotlights Steps To CRM/PRM Integration

Organizations leverage CRM platforms to better track and manage interactions with customers, clients and sales prospects. While this is a vital asset to optimal sales and marketing strategies and results, PRM is helping vendors and OEMs track partner qualification, success and progress in sales and marketing efforts. More organizations are recognizing the channel-wide value of […]

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Introducing Portal 2.0

More advanced vendors and manufacturers are achieving improved partner communication and sales and marketing reporting by implementing Portal 2.0, according to SiriusDecisions. The brief, titled: The Evolution to Partner Portal 2.0, revealed that these technologies “offer a mutual benefit to both vendors and partners” in the following key areas: 1. Creating demand: Tools to select […]

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The Convergence Of CRM, PRM And Marketing Automation Presents New Opportunity For Channel Sales And Marketing Alignment

B2B organizations are furthering sales and marketing success by aligning their CRM databases with marketing automation to ensure more effective lead nurturing and optimal sales results. The promise of these more efficient business processes has caused a surge in marketing automation adoption. Benchmark research from SiriusDecisions indicates that while 18% of B2B organizations utilize a […]

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Think Twice Before Emailing To Your CRM Database

By Rich Harrison, CEO, SMTP.com SMTP.com is regularly approached by well-intentioned marketing directors with a “great idea”: Why not capitalize on the countless email addresses sitting in our CRM application via an email marketing campaign?  It doesn’t matter if they are large Fortune 1000 companies or small businesses; to them, this is great idea.  From […]

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