Crafting Nimble Channel Marketing Strategies: The Power of the Outcomes Blueprint

In the ever-evolving marketing landscape, the days of rigid, etched-in-stone annual strategic plans have become obsolete. Today’s dynamic marketplace demands a strategic planning process that is nimble, adaptable, and capable of swift pivots in response to changing market conditions. For Channel Fusion, the cornerstone of its channel program strategic planning process is the Outcomes Meeting.… Continue reading Crafting Nimble Channel Marketing Strategies: The Power of the Outcomes Blueprint

Evolving Co-op Marketing Programs: The Crucial Role of Technology and Collaboration

In the ever-evolving landscape of marketing, brands that rely on channel partners to sell their products have long utilized co-op marketing programs to drive engagement, ensure compliance, and ultimately boost sales. However, as with any marketing initiative, co-op programs have undergone significant transformations in recent years. In the era of data analytics and the imperative… Continue reading Evolving Co-op Marketing Programs: The Crucial Role of Technology and Collaboration

Messaging Consistency: A Strategic Approach for Brands and Channel Partners

In the ever-evolving landscape of marketing, messaging consistency stands out as a linchpin for building a strong and recognizable brand. This principle becomes even more critical for brands that distribute their products and services through channel partners. The challenge lies in ensuring that a brand’s overarching messaging strategy seamlessly extends to the diverse communications tactics… Continue reading Messaging Consistency: A Strategic Approach for Brands and Channel Partners

Driving Desired Outcomes: Key Trends in Channel Marketing for 2024

As we approach the end of the year, brands with channel marketing programs are already setting their sights on 2024, anticipating the trends that will shape the marketing landscape and drive desired outcomes through the new year. Three pivotal areas are poised to carry over from the current year, each holding the potential to significantly… Continue reading Driving Desired Outcomes: Key Trends in Channel Marketing for 2024

Striking the Balance: Generative AI, Authentic Engagement and the SEO Dilemma

In the digital age, the buzz around generative artificial intelligence (AI) is hard to miss. Yet, while AI offers remarkable efficiency, brands and their channel partners must not lose sight of the importance of authentic engagement with their target audience and potential customers. Striking the right balance between the convenience of generative AI and the… Continue reading Striking the Balance: Generative AI, Authentic Engagement and the SEO Dilemma

Transforming Dealer and Distributor Websites into Conversion Machines

In today’s digital age, dealers and distributors who sell products and services on behalf of brands face a unique set of challenges. One of the most critical aspects of their success is having a website that serves as a powerful digital sales funnel. This is particularly true when they are investing in paid advertising to… Continue reading Transforming Dealer and Distributor Websites into Conversion Machines

Unleashing Success: Solving Channel Partners’ Biggest Challenge

This is the sixth in a series of articles based on Channel Fusion’s Channel Outcomes Research conducted in partnership with the University of Iowa Marketing Institute.   In the intricate web of channel partnerships, success hinges on several key factors, but none is more crucial than access to digital content and assets. In the recent… Continue reading Unleashing Success: Solving Channel Partners’ Biggest Challenge

Elevating Channel Partners’ Marketing Performance: The Power of Advertising

This is the fifth in a series of articles based on Channel Fusion’s Channel Outcomes Research conducted in partnership with the University of Iowa Marketing Institute.   In the dynamic world of business partnerships, staying ahead of the curve is essential for success. Channel partners, who play a crucial role in a brand’s marketing ecosystem,… Continue reading Elevating Channel Partners’ Marketing Performance: The Power of Advertising

The ROI Dilemma: Why Decision Makers Hesitate to Embrace Channel Marketing

This is the fourth in a series of articles based on Channel Fusion’s Channel Outcomes Research conducted in partnership with the University of Iowa Marketing Institute.   In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, brands are constantly seeking new ways to expand their reach and increase revenue. For manufacturers who utilize channel partners to sell their… Continue reading The ROI Dilemma: Why Decision Makers Hesitate to Embrace Channel Marketing