The Problem: Suppliers pass quality leads to partners only to see them disappear into the channel sales black hole without a trace. With limited or no visibility into partner lead activities, qualified leads are lost, opportunities vanish, partners disengage and frustration erodes what should be collaborative channel relationships. Together, these factors quickly undermine and can potentially […]
Marketers are held responsible for generating leads and that will eventually lead to new sales opportunities. However, many marketers still use manual processes to collect and tract prospect data, potentially leading to some lost opportunities. This infographic, courtesy of Integrate, outlines the common roadblocks the marketers who still embrace these manual lead generation processes may face.
The Problem: Many organizations spend an exorbitant amount of time and resources to produce compelling content for their audiences. Unfortunately, CRM and channel communications systems are not geared to help sales teams and channel partners take advantage of content marketing and efficiently track leads while on the go. As a result, sales teams are unable […]
Up to 79% of marketing leads never convert to sales due to insufficient lead nurturing efforts, according to research from Marketing Sherpa. Nearly two thirds (65%) of B2B marketers don’t have lead nurturing processes in place. Mountain West Financial, a mortgage brokerage with more than 400 employees, half of which are field-based agents, has improved […]
Many vendors still are wrapping their heads around the advent of the cloud and managed services. Additionally, organizations are considering how these technological advancements will impact channel operations and end-user demands. Rather than fighting inevitable change, Cisco is evolving. During the annual Channel Partner Summit, which took place June 4-6 in Boston. Cisco executives shared […]
To maximize channel penetration, it has become vital for manufacturers to develop optimal partnerships with resellers and distributors. However, formulating and nurturing these relationships is futile unless business owners implement the correct solutions to track and manage them. TreeHouse Interactive, a provider of SaaS CRM solutions designed for companies who sell through the channel, features […]