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Survey Finds More B2B Buyers To Crowd Cloud Marketplaces Spending Pre-Committed Budget

A recent survey of B2B buyers has confirmed that more of them will be purchasing goods and services from cloud providers in digital marketplaces. In its 2021 State of Cloud Marketplaces Report, Tackle, which offers solution providers a platform to remove friction in the B2B software buying and selling process, reported that 61% of buyers said […]

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At Dialpad, Coordinated Effort Boosts Partner Marketing And Growth Content Performance

For most channel marketers, family and friends don’t really have a good idea of what they do for a living. And even at companies that rely on partners to generate a significant share of their revenue, colleagues on corporate marketing and demand gen teams often fail to appreciate the important role that channel marketers play. […]

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Jen Spencer Tapped As President At SmartBug Media

SmartBug Media, a marketing agency, has promoted Jen Spencer to its newly created role of president. Spencer will oversee all operations, executing on SmartBug’s growth and market expansion strategy, reporting to the company’s CEO, Ryan Malone. In her first full year as SmartBug’s VP of sales and marketing in 2018, Spencer implemented a sales and marketing program […]

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Are You Tracking The Health Of Your Channel Incentive Program?

By Brian Crockett, Head of Marketing, Vanson Technology Services Determining whether a channel incentive program is successful can be a challenge for many program managers, but it is critical for a healthy program – and for securing ongoing organizational funding and support! It can be helpful to look at channel incentive program success metrics across four […]

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Ntirety Assembles Inaugural Partner Advisory Council

Ntirety, a comprehensive IT security solution provider, announced the creation of its inaugural Partner Advisory Council. This council brings together top partners from the channel industry to advise on best practices and collaborate on goals and initiatives for the upcoming year. This comes to further cement Ntirety’s strategy as a company that exclusively sells through […]

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Seeing Growth In Channel, Investors Fuel Impartner With $50 Million In Funding

Impartner, a pure-play SaaS-based channel management and partner relationship management (PRM) provider, has raised $50 million in funding. Brighton Park Capital, a growth equity investment firm that specializes in partnering with growth-stage software, healthcare and tech-enabled services businesses, led the round with participation from existing investors Savant Growth, Emergence and Golub Capital. The investment, which brings […]

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Incentive Solutions, Channeltivity Partner To Offer Comprehensive Channel Management Solution

Incentive Solutions, a channel incentives and technology provider, has entered into a partnership with Channeltivity, a partner relationship management solution provider. Propelling this alliance is a drive to expand services and enhance the customer experience, said Incentive Solutions in a press release. Connecting solutions from the two organizations delivers a smoother, more comprehensive user experience […]

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Enabling Partners To Promote Their Certifications/Training Can Boost B2B Buyer Confidence

Channel marketers who are not helping their partners promote hard-earned trainings and certifications may be missing a great opportunity to help them boost their business. According to a recent Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) survey of more than 750 AWS Partner decision makers, participating in AWS Training and Certification programs puts them in a more competitive […]

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Why Can’t B2B Buyers Find Your Partners Online? Blame It On SEO!

The average channel partner isn’t making it easy for the typical B2B buyer to find them. While the first step most B2B shoppers take in their buyer’s journey is an online query for the solutions or services they need, most channel partners are failing to follow search engine best practices to make their brands easy […]

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Marketplace Platform Provider Mirakl Raises $555 Million In Funding

Mirakl, the provider of an enterprise marketplace SaaS platform, has raised $555 million in a Series E funding round led by Silver Lake, with participation from long-term investors 83North, Elaia Partners, Felix Capital, and Permira. The new funding increases the company’s valuation to more than $3.5 billion. Mirakl’s valuation has more than doubled since its […]

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