Channel Marketer Report

Channel Marketing

7 Skills New Marketers Need To Succeed [Infographic]

Digital marketers are becoming Jacks-of-all-trades. Not only must successful marketers be social media mavens and create great content, they also must know how to newsjack, analyze data and of course, work in a stressful environment collaboratively with team members. The below infographic, courtesy of Formstack, outlines seven skills new marketers need to succeed.

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Driving Better Results With The Right Content

By Patricia Hume, Trapit Editor’s note: Following is part one of a three-part series focusing on the importance of content discovery and curation for the channel. Part two will be published in the August 21 newsletter.  In the last blog post, we examined the importance of content to build mindshare through engagement, trust and thought leadership. […]

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Traacker Helps Build Relationships With Social Influencers

The Problem: Although more executives are using social media to discover solutions and access relevant content, it is sometimes difficult for solution providers to capture their attention. By tapping into industry influencers, vendors and their partners can form valuable relationships and build trust among their communities. The Solution: Traackr is an influencer management platform that is […]

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KiteDesk Combines CRM Automation And Social Selling

The Problem: B2B buyers are turning to social influencers and connections to learn about new trends, keep tabs on the latest industry news and gather information about potential solutions. As a result, LinkedIn, Twitter and other networks are becoming fruitful breeding grounds for organizations to build connections, generate leads and drive sales. However, it is […]

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Content Marketing: The Key To Winning Partner Mindshare

By Patricia Hume, President, Trapit Editor’s note: Following is part one of a three-part series focusing on the importance of content discovery and curation for the channel. Part two will be published in the August 21 newsletter.  According to a recent Linkedin survey, 190 channel managers stated that the biggest challenges they faced with their channel […]

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Five Best Practices For B2B Mobile Commerce [Infographic]

An increasing number of B2B executives are using their smartphones and tablets to read reviews (56%), access product information (55%), compare features (50%) and compare prices (48%). With 16% of B2B site traffic coming from mobile devices, organizations must make their content and online experiences optimized for these smaller-screened devices. This infographic, courtesy of Usablenet, reveals […]

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Elastic Grid Unveils New Platform To Streamline Partner Marketing

The Problem: The channel universe is evolving at a rapid pace. While channel sales reps were once confined to their desks, they are now constantly on the go. As partners attend customer and prospect meetings and network at trade shows, they need access to co-branded content, sales resources and other materials to help them close […]

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Executing The Perfect Event

Despite the rise of digital marketing and engagement tactics, events still play a pivotal role in the channel ecosystem. After all, there is still tremendous value in face-to-face conversations with partners and prospects. “In-person events are still where it’s at because there’s nothing that replaces the face- to-face meeting and the warm handshake,” said Peter […]

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B2B Content Preferences Survey: Buyers Want Short, Visual, Mobile-Optimized Content

By Glenn Taylor, Associate Editor Editor’s Note: This article appeared previously on sister publication Demand Gen Report. B2B buyers are placing a greater emphasis on visual content throughout the purchasing lifecycle, and are accessing content much more frequently from smartphones and tablets. These trends have led to an even higher buyer reliance on content than ever […]

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