From a Vendor perspective, every tool or tactic that engages and assists Channel Partners to sell or develop solutions around yours, is one day closer to them joining your top 20%. This includes content syndication offerings meant to make it easier for Partners to execute marketing tactics. Think blogs and social.
Channel sales and marketing are evolving as fast as the digital transformation they support. These rapid changes impact the way we do everything from Channel enablement and programs to recruiting and onboarding to training and engaging with Partners along their Partner journey. Read more
With more Vendors than ever to choose from, today’s Partners work with anywhere from 5 to 25 at any given time and align with those who truly help them sell. They’re not interested in playing favorites; their attention is focused on growth, sales, and keeping the lights on. It’s causing a shift in Partner marketing where the Vendors that help drive joint sales and add value are rewarded by staying top-of-mind with Partners. They are also the ones moving more of the 80% of lower achievers into the 20% of Partners that generate most of the revenue through their Channel.