As a 100% channel company, Kaspersky Lab constantly invests in the well-being of its partners. Whether through improved training, better incentives or a more strategic focus on content, Kaspersky constantly keeps an ear to the ground, garnering feedback from partners but also applying industry best practices. In the below Q&A, Jon Whitlock, VP of B2B Marketing […]
Problem: Today, most vendors only incentivize their reseller partners on sales, versus sales behaviors. However, most channel managers know that their best partners are engaged in behaviors that can drive sales, such as lead generation, deal registration and more. So, why not incentivize more than just the end result? Oftentimes, because it’s too complex. According […]
By Jim Sullivan, Director, Channel Sales, Kaspersky Lab North America It’s no secret that we’re in a highly competitive market in technology sales. It takes more than groundbreaking technology and innovative products to make the channel sales engine operate. Vendors can’t afford to put an incentive or program in place and simply hope for the […]
By Deb Broderson, VP of Engagement Marketing, Perks First, let me say that while there is a science to motivation, we aren’t talking about rocket science. It may not be easy, but with the right planning, inputs, governance and processes in place, you can improve participation rates and achieve the ROI needed to reach your business objectives. Some of […]
Need a quick reference sheet for managing channel incentive and MDF marketing campaigns? CCI has created this infographic just for you. Bellow you’ll see a rundown of channel incentive types, complete with pros and cons, some key partner scorecarding metrics, types of rewards commonly used, and a guide for channel accounting, breaking out contra vs. […]
Last week, Kaspersky Lab, a developer of secure content and threat management solutions, unveiled a variety of new partner offerings, including new incentives, programs and content offerings, during the company’s Partner Summit, which took place February 7-10, 2013, in Cancun, Mexico.
Prizes, trips and financial spiffs have become staples as methods of incentivizing partners to meet or exceed sales goals and thresholds. However, with better tracking and benchmarks in place to measure the actual impact on revenue and demand generation, many channel marketers are starting to re-examine short-term incentive programs. In addition, the ongoing Marketing Development […]