2021

Three Tools That Should Be in Every Channel Team’s Tech Stack

PartnerTap

In this article, we highlight three tools that should be in every channel tech stack. The channel tech industry is awash with solutions created specifically for partnering, so it’s easy to get lost in this sea of software. We are here to help!

Balancing Risk and Opportunity

Stellar Partnerships

What’s your appetite for risk? Sharon always teases me that I’m risk averse, and my haircut hasn’t changed substantially for 10 years. Until a few weeks ago. After 80 days of Melbourne’s last ‘7 day snap lockdown’, I headed to my hair salon in desperate need of some hair TLC.

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How the Cold Helped Me Move into the Growth Zone

Peter Simoons

“ Sit down, hands on your thighs and breathe ”, those were the final instructions I received and then I sat down and relaxed. Well, I tried to relax. Earlier that freezing cold Saturday morning I arrived with 14 others for a weekend that would leave a lasting impression on me.

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Complex Account Mapping Returns the most Reliable Account Matches for Your Enterprise Sales Team

PartnerTap

We all by now know that account mapping is critical to finding opportunities and understanding which accounts to target with each of your partners. For enterprise companies, with extensive ecosystems and thousands of partners, it’s difficult to pinpoint the correct partner for each deal.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Are You Ready to be a Disrupter?

Stellar Partnerships

These are challenging times. Nothing feels simple anymore. Things that we barely gave a thought to, like working in an office or dinner with friends are now logistic nightmares or a distant memory. Corporate partnerships are moving fast and becoming more sophisticated.

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Global Insight into Future Growth

EGA

Within the Executive Growth Alliance, peers from US, Europe, Latin America and Africa collaborate to solve Specific Actionable Challenges.

Got Quality Control?

Partners Preceptors

By Rachel Luoma Quality Control – I hear this term all the time in association management. We try to build quality control into every aspect of our work. From double checking member data entry to checking name badges before meetings, to ensuring financials are correct.

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Thinking cloud? Think again.

Compare The Cloud

It might have been around as a concept for more than a decade but, for many organizations, cloud computing is now becoming core to the way they can actually deliver their ‘business’. Others, however, are joining the ‘cloud club’ – often, it seems, without really knowing why. They just want cloud.

COVID-19 and the Digital Transformation of Alliance Management

PartnerTap

COVID-19 has drastically changed the way we do business. As companies continue to shift to a remote model, it’s important to understand the impact and digital transformation strategic alliances have gone through.

How Zoom Uses AI to Ramp up Sales Certification and Proficiency

Zoom was struggling to ensure that sales reps around the world––with different levels of experience and proficiency––were getting certified on updated messaging. Traditional methods were unexciting, time-consuming, and ineffective! Find out how they achieved success in Second Nature’s Customer Case Study!

My framework for starting a new business

Jake Jorgovan

After building up Lead Cookie & Content Allies to a decent state, I am beginning to look at building up a third company with a business partner this time.

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The Next Big Thing in Co-Selling

CoSell

At this time, we're all looking to the future. It's time to reset for growth. If you've been looking ahead with anticipation, it's a good thing. Here's why. With Co-Selling, the outlook for the future is optimistic.

How to Partner With Other Companies to Grow Your Business

B Plans

When you want to scale your business , you have a few choices. You could toss more money into marketing. Possibly bump up your product or service lineup. You could even encourage your current customer base to give you more of their discretionary dollars. . And you know what?

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Three Leadership Lessons from a 900km Walk

Peter Simoons

In 2013, I walked 900km (560ml) through Spain, along the Camino to Santiago de Compostela. It is in this city in Spain where the remains of Saint James the Greater were discovered in the year 813. Since then, people have undertaken a pilgrimage to visit the grave of Saint James. .

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

How to Resolve the Roots of Disagreement

Jesse Lyn Stoner

Most disagreements are due to differing interpretations of the facts. For example, John’s glass vase was broken when Carlos dropped it. This is an objective fact – an event that occurred. John is angry because he believes Carlos did it on purpose.

Partnering is Personal

Partner Path

Partner Relationships Need a Personalized Touch, Even When You’re Not In-Person. In our recent channel chief virtual roundtable, we asked leading technology channel executives what was keeping them up at night.

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Getting to the “Heart” of Racial Equity

Board Source

There’s a lovely expression that many of us in the Black community use when we want to repair strained relationships with each other; it’s an expression that always moves me when I hear it.

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Importance of Equality in Peer Learning Groups

EGA

“The only source of knowledge is experience.” Albert Einstein.

Top 10 Tactics for a Successful SKO!

The 2022 Sales Kick Off is your big opportunity to align your sales team and drive change. Make sure it's successful with SecondNature’s SKO Ebook! Find out: ? How to set the right goals and KPIs ? How to translate vision into tactics ? How to keep salespeople engaged.

The 4 C’s of Effective Advocacy During COVID-19

Partners Preceptors

During a conversation last week with veteran lobbyists about how COVID-19 will impact advocacy, it became clear that there are four keys to effectively advocating your member’s concerns in 2021 and beyond: Contacts, Conciseness, Coalitions, and Communication.

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Ansible Automation

Compare The Cloud

Over the past couple of years, and especially during the pandemic, we have been approached by a number of clients looking to adopt more automation in the way they administer and deploy their IT estate.

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Data Sharing Rests Upon Human Connection

PartnerTap

Data sharing is essential to driving revenue with your partners. Channel managers need visibility into global ecosystem overlap, so they know which accounts to target with their various partners.

Top Podcast Production Companies & Services in 2021

Jake Jorgovan

With so many moving parts involved in producing a high-quality podcast, it makes sense for businesses or individuals to outsource part or most of their podcast production to a team of experts.

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

Will Co-Selling Ever Rule the World?

CoSell

Just a few years ago, co-selling was a little-known term. Yet, today, co-selling is taking the sales world like wildfire. It begs the question that I just heard from Dan, a dedicated Sales V.P., Will co-selling ever rule the world?"

HEART & IMPACT

Be Partner Ready

Former BePartnerReady.com® student the Heart Foundation signed up a new partnership with Coles in 2020. Together, their goal was to support Australians’ aspirations to become healthier and more active.

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What will be Your In-Work Refreshments This Summer?

Peter Simoons

It is July already and we are fully into summer and enjoying great weather, every now and then interrupted by a thunderstorm. Such rainfall is good to shake up the atmosphere and wipe out the dust. Often it also provides us with new views on the things we see around us.

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Greatness Is Not For You

Jesse Lyn Stoner

What do you believe about greatness? Do you hear the call to greatness or is it reserved for a select special few? Great Quotes on Greatness “Everyone has the power for greatness — not for fame, but greatness, because greatness is determined by service.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Burnout or boreout?

Stellar Partnerships

It’s two weeks to Christmas and everyone I know is looking a bit stressed. If you’ve got kids, then you’re probably juggling all of the concerts, prize-givings, valedictories and performances that we couldn’t fit in during lockdown.

Moving from Voice to Power

Board Source

“The recognition that organizational power and voice must be authorized by those impacted by the organization’s work.”. These words come from BoardSource’s new way of framing the role of nonprofit governing boards.

Executive Growth Alliance Delivers on ROI

EGA

Investment in future-ready leadership is essential to a company’s successful growth. Back in 2019, companies allocated $3.5 billion for leadership training, but often employees were not able to apply the concepts taught during the training in their actual workplace.