Channel Management Blog
Our blog features channel management tips, best practices and expert insights to help you get the most out of your PRM and create a successful partner program.
Balancing Functionality and Aesthetics in Your PRM Portal
“Design is a balance between form and function….it takes two.” – Seesaw Getting the most from your Partner Relationship Management (PRM) solution involves balancing portal functionality and aesthetics. The primary goal of your PRM portal should be functional, but the aesthetics of your portal also play a vital role in keeping your partner program cohesive […]
Build Lasting Relationships With Your Channel Partners
Many channel partners work with multiple vendors and have access to numerous products or services. So how can you build relationships to stand out from the crowd? A successful channel program has many elements that work together. The obvious ones are vendor and partner alignment, and demand for the vendor’s products or services within the […]
Channel Partner Engagement 101
Partner engagement is a term used to describe the level of attention and interaction a partner has with your organization. Engagement comes in many forms and could include partner training, Partner Relationship Management (PRM) interactions, internal meetings, partners selling and marketing your products or services, and partners interacting with your industry in general.
PRM Implementation is Easy!
Implementing a Partner Relationship Management (PRM) solution is easy; well, it can be if you pick the right PRM. As a channel professional, you may view PRM implementation as an expensive and time-consuming task that you would rather avoid. However, Channeltivity is challenging the myth that companies need a massive budget and tons of time […]
Are you ready for PRM?
Over the past decade, companies have increasingly moved to an indirect sales model that relies on channel partners. With this trend, Partner Relationship Management (PRM) solutions have become more common as companies look for efficient ways to connect with their partners and streamline their processes. But not every company with channel partners benefits from a […]
Elevate Your Partner Program
No matter where you are in your partner program journey, there is always the opportunity to take your program to the next level. Maybe you just started your channel program, or you are a seasoned channel professional taking on new projects; the tips in this article will allow you to meet your goals faster. Program […]
4 Channel Program Practices that Save Time, Money, and Headache
In our work with partner programs of all sizes and configurations, we have been asked how to accomplish many things within our Partner Relationship Management (PRM) solution. Our experience has revealed a handful of best practices that will help you build a successful channel program and avoid missteps.
Delivering Your Partner Training Program
Trained partners are successful partners, which is why a training program for your channel is essential. But what’s the best way to deliver training to your channel partners? Keep reading to find out. Integrate Training into your Partner Portal Partner training is most effective when it’s integrated into your existing partner portal. That way partners […]
HubSpot and Channeltivity PRM Integration Overview
Channeltivity’s HubSpot Edition provides point and click connectivity between your PRM and HubSpot CRM, so your channel team gets all the benefits of a powerful PRM while other stakeholders within your organization get the data they need in the CRM they are accustomed to using.
Alcatraz Access Control Chooses Channeltivity to grow their Channel
Alcatraz and Channeltivity have united to help deliver a state-of-the-art channel and training program that fosters partner success. “As a technology-based startup carving out a new space in the security industry for autonomous access control solutions, we knew when it came to managing our dealer network interactions, that the solution had to offer the absolute […]