Annual contract, monthly billing Annual contract, annual billing Monthly contract, monthly billing Multi year contract, annual billing Multi year contract, monthly billing Metered billing and random bills every month How are you supposed to incentivise the margins for new business vs upsell vs renewal when billing schedules and contracts are a stark difference to the … Continue reading SaaS is killing the reseller – But should it?
In the era of social media marketing, likes, shares, subscriptions and pokes (don’t think they are still a thing and I don’t even know the point of that feature!) the world has fallen away from the Yellow Pages listing and hope that someone will call you. Everyone craves these likes on social media and even … Continue reading So you want to go viral in the channel?
Another year in the channel is almost over. We’ve had the talk of ecosystems accelerated, been told that distribution won’t be around for much longer, seen some massive mergers and acquisitions in the channel and most importantly for us, brought our own products to market. Over the year, we’ve written the equivalent of a books … Continue reading Another year almost done!
Remember in 1995 when Windows 95 was released and everyone owned a copy on CD with the key written across the front of it in big, bold, black writing? That was the time when everyone bought software and owned it outright for the life cycle of the product. If it was an original copy that … Continue reading The issues of monthly billing in the channel
It’s a myth. We see it happen regular where new vendors look to increase their footprint via the channel and expect an instant result. It’s very rarely going to happen. These things take time to implement and execute. We come across this very often. Vendors embark on a journey of starting up their channel operations … Continue reading Building a channel that has instant results!
The world is becoming a very different place to what it was just two years ago. Different types of activities are having to be undertaken to maintain awareness in the market and stay front of mind in partners and customers eyes. Events are starting to come back in but are they going to be around … Continue reading Marketing Development Funds – A guide for 2022
How many times have we seen in recent times people suggesting that the channel is dead? We get at least an article every week claiming that the channel is changing to the extent of being unrecognisable by today’s standards. The ecosystem economy is kicking in and people are seeing this as a deviation from the … Continue reading Is the channel really dead or dying?