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Harness The Power Of Persuasion: How Influencer Programs Boost Demand, Lead Generation

By Ellen Linkenhoker, Insights & Strategy Leader – Marketing Strategy, ITA Group According to Forrester, 71% of B2B shoppers reach selection at the end of the digital journey — without using traditional sales processes and demos. This means, if you’re a vendor, whether large, medium or small, you may have lost a deal without even […]

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Ecosystems Don’t Run On Spreadsheets: The Future Is Real-Time Channel Measurement And Accelerated Automation

By Chanan Greenberg, SVP and GM, High Tech, Model N “The future of channel partner programs and ecosystems will be anchored in automation, flexibility, scalability, and self-service. The effective use of technology tools is no longer optional. Ecosystems don’t run on spreadsheets,” observed Forrester analyst Chris Cleary during a recent Model N webcast. And he’s […]

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Make Channel Managers Your Partner Marketing Program Evangelists

By Daniel Graff-Radford, CEO, Allbound There are any number of ways that the benefits of participating in a channel marketing program can be effectively communicated to your partner ecosystem. But few members of your team can have as much impact on partner engagement in through-channel marketing programs as your channel or partner account managers. In […]

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A Guide to Creating Partner/Channel Case Studies

By David Pereira, President, Get Lift Because the average managed services provider or value-added reseller has agreements with 15-20 brands, it’s not easy for any single vendor to get their attention. One way to stand out among the competition is to make it easier for partners to create case studies or success stories. There are […]

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SEO Partner Websites Are Good For Business – Theirs And Yours Too

By David English, president, TSL Marketing Building customer-centric websites that rank highly on search engines is a challenge for most B2B companies. The leaders in their fields – especially those with highly recognizable brands – tend to dominate many search terms. But even many big brands don’t have the resources to ensure that their offerings […]

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Intelligent Channel Rebate And Incentive Management: Helping Meet The ‘New Normal’ For Tech Manufacturers

By Chanan Greenberg, SVP and GM of High Tech, Model N Despite the current economic situation, an economic recovery will occur. For B2B high tech companies, it will likely be a gradual recovery that begins late in 2020 and gains speed in the middle of next year. But for now, sales have slowed across many […]

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Partnering Agreements: How To Build Trust In Partner-To-Partner Engagement

By John Guido, Founder and CEO, P2P Global  While at first pass “partnering agreements” may not appear to be a hot topic, they are a vitally important aspect of channel ecosystems, partner-to-partner engagements, and collaboration within the IT channel.  Up until now, there has been a consistent set of inefficiencies related to partner-to-partner engagements, and […]

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To Redefine And Optimize The Way You Manage Your Channel Programs, Check The Data

By Leah Allen, Vice President of Growth Marketing, Model N Now more than ever companies should be looking at ways to tighten up revenue operations to stay agile and be ready to bounce back when things return to normal. For most high-tech companies, channel sales typically represent 70% or more of an organization’s revenue. Companies […]

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Marketing Certification: 3 Simple Steps To Drive Increased Partner Demand Generation (Because Partners Are Listening Now)

By Claudio Ayub, Chief Strategy Officer, Perks WW Channel Vendors provide marketing automation tools and content in abundance to their partners across different stages of the sales cycle. However, many partners don’t really know what to do with them. Indeed, a recent SiriusDecisions’ survey concluded that only 17% of partners really use these tools. How […]

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How Channel Marketers Must Navigate Today’s New Normal

By Meaghan Sullivan, Head of General Business and Global Partner Marketing, SAP While it might be a stretch to say we’ve “settled” into a new normal, many U.S. businesses have adapted over the past few months to acclimate to the challenges posed by today’s environment. As marketers, we’ve adjusted our strategy to connect with clients […]

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