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BrandMuscle Seeks Growth Boosting Capabilities Of Holistic TCMA Solutions And Services

For BrandMuscle, an integrated local and channel marketing solution and services provider, Forrester’s 2018 report on the growth of both through-channel marketing automation (TCMA) technology and related services was good news indeed. Not only did Forrester predict that sales of TCMA solutions would climb to almost $1.18 billion by 2023, the research firm said that […]

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2019 Content Preferences Survey: Buyers Place More Value On Peer Reviews, Third Party Reports

B2B buyers are paying more attention to what other people think about the products and services they’re considering. According to the 2019 Content Preferences Survey conducted by Channel Marketer Report’s sister publication, Demand Gen Report, buyers say they are placing higher emphasis on comments from colleagues and peers,user reviews and third party/analyst reports. The survey’s respondents, 200 senior-level B2B […]

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Prioritizing Partner Success Takes Company-Wide Commitment, Stresses Channel Impact White Paper

Ensuring the success of partner organizations is getting more attention from vendors. In December, Axcient, a provider of a comprehensive set of business availability solutions, announced its Partner Success Team, an 11-member squad dedicated to ensuring its managed service provider (MSP) partners receive the highest level of service. And in February, Channel Impact, a full-service channel […]

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SAP Names First Chief Partner Officer To Drive Channel Opportunities

SAP has appointed Karl Fahrbach as the company’s first chief partner officer. In his role, Fahrbach will be responsible for driving next-generation partnering at the company. His responsibilities include evolving partner commercial models to intensify partner innovation, platform adoption and the sale of cloud solutions with partners across all customer segments and markets. Fahrbach has […]

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Channel-Expert Agencies Expected To Play Even Bigger Role In Partner Programs

Moderating a panel of channel-fluent marketing agency executives at the B2B Marketing Exchange conference in Scottsdale last month, Jay McBain, Forrester’s principal analyst – channels, partnerships and alliances, cited a single stat that clearly demonstrates the important role agencies play in channel programs. According to McBain, Forrester is predicting a 25% CAGR for channel marketing […]

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Channel Institute Expands Curriculum To Include Channel Sales Certificate

The Channel Institute, a training body dedicated to promoting and developing the channel profession worldwide, is adding a Certificate in Channel Sales to it offerings. Other certificates included in the portfolio include training for channel management, channel marketing and digital co-marketing. The Certificate in Channel Sales was developed for channel sales professionals seeking new opportunities to […]

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Allbound Names Daniel Graff-Redford Its New CEO

Allbound, a partner relationship management platform provider, has appointment Daniel Graff-Radford as the company’s chief executive officer. Graff-Radford, who was most recently the chief strategy officer at OnSolve, is an 18-year tech company veteran with a successful track record of growing and operating both private and public companies. “We are very pleased to have Daniel join […]

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Seven Corners, a Travel Insurance Provider, Implements TCMA Solution to Support Independent Brokers

The thought that an unexpected illness or accident could ruin a vacation may cross the mind of many travelers. But Seven Corners, an international travel insurance and specialty benefit management company, is piloting a new program to help its ecosystem of independent brokers – more than 4,000 strong — advise travelers that the financial risk […]

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Expanded B2BMX Channel Track Topics Range from Impact of AI to Optimizing Channel Comms

The impact that AI is having on channel programs will be clearly explained at the B2B Marketing Exchange (B2BMX) conference in Scottsdale, AZ next week. Returning to the B2BMX podium, Laz Gonzalez, channel expert and chief strategy officer at Zift Solutions, will explore how AI, machine learning and propensity modeling can intersect with channel programs […]

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Channel Technology Vendors Form Collective To Amplify Their Solutions’ Benefits

Three different channel technology companies have formed a partnership to help their shared customers achieve a higher return on investment in the solutions they offer. The companies that comprise the Channel Collective are Channel Mechanics, a channel automation platform provider, Vortex 6, which offers SaaS solutions that automate multi-vendor partner program compliance, and iasset.com, a […]

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