Channel Marketer Report

Special Features

Cisco Amplifies To-Customer Marketing To Drive SMB Accounts To Partner Network

If any B2B buyers at small or medium businesses have yet to discover that a Cisco channel partner is their best source for the company’s products and solutions, it’s likely they’ll be getting the message soon. Since Cisco assigned its channel team with all sales to SMB accounts last Spring, the company has amped up […]

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How To Ensure Your Channel Partner Ecosystem Is Healthy

By Jonathan Eisner, Chief Channel Officer and VP of Global Partners & Alliances at Sovos In the new year, many channel partner programs are revamping their partner program in an attempt to create a flourishing partnership ecosystem. At Sovos, we’re taking extra measures to ensure the health of our ecosystem. Here are some of the […]

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Channel Marketing Trends: Taking Stock And Looking To 2023

By Daniel Nissan, Founder and CEO, StructuredWeb It’s no secret: 2022 presented a rocky path for businesses. Many challenges to marketing and sales have cropped up — some expected, some surprising. But there’s good news: Those challenges make channel marketing more valuable than ever. Plus, channels are growing and ripe for business. Let’s review the […]

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Are Tiers & Levels Right for Your Channel?

By Ellen Linkenhoker, Channel Partner Solutions Lead, ITA Group In two previous ChannelViews, I talked first about ways to determine if your channel program tiering and levels are still relevant. In the second part of my three-piece series, I looked at how segmentation of partners, instead of tiers, allows for personalized channel programs. In this third […]

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Partner Ecosystem Expansion – The Answer To A Shaky Sales Forecast

By Gary Sabin, Vice President of Product Management, Impartner We live in an era of partnerships, and the term “partner ecosystem” is becoming increasingly popular. With a cloud and consumption economy in the limelight to facilitate buying journeys, ecosystems are crossing industries, and companies are catching on to the fact that they need to center […]

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Segmentation (Instead Of Tiers) Allows for Personalized Channel Programs

By Ellen Linkenhoker, Channel Partner Solutions Lead, ITA Group If you checked out my previous article on evaluating your current programs and mapping them against your business goals, you’ll inevitably have lot of information (and ideas) about how to change your programs for the better. Let’s get a little more tactical and cover how to […]

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Electric Referral Program Enables Partners To ‘Turn Connections Into Cold-Hard Cash’

As casual conversations at chamber of commerce luncheons, town halls, and pickleball meetups uncover new prospects for B2B brands, marketers are recognizing the revenue-boosting potential of engaging a broad mix of referrers. A year into building a process to help business owners “rake in more coin” by referring potential customers, Electric, an IT services company, […]

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Are Your Channel Program Tiering And Levels Still Relevant?

By Ellen Linkenhoker, Channel Partner Solutions Lead, ITA Group “Is tiering still relevant for my channel? Is it the strongest approach for my audience or are there better options I should be considering?” These questions are coming up regularly and are especially important to consider for channel leaders who are looking to build the best […]

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With C-Suite Support, AvePoint Aligns Internal Teams To Boost Channel Partner Program

Barely into its second year, the global partner program at AvePoint, a SaaS and data management platform provider, is evolving into a significant revenue producer. The company’s managed service provider business, primarily focused on the SMB market, continues to grow in triple digits and is expected to reach 10 percent of the company’s total ARR […]

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To Build Strategic Partner Ecosystems That Drive Growth, Start Here

Theresa Caragol, CEO at AchieveUnite As we think about the next era of business growth, strategic partner ecosystems are imperative. All companies must rely on their partner ecosystems for scale, customer experience, and diversification. Building an ecosystem is more than just adding partners to your home page. It requires trust, collaboration, and business alignment. In […]

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