The Changing Face of Distribution Marketing to Seniors

I’ve noticed a funny trend among marketers. We tend to talk about younger consumers in terms of their generation—for example, the term “millennials” has been a stand-in for a nyone under 35 for what seems like a decade or more—seniors are always seniors. I imagine this is due to some collective failure of imagination, whereby […]

5 Emerging Growth Strategies to Win in the Subscription Economy

For many Tech enterprises, the move from on-prem hardware/software sales to a subscription-based model has sales and marketing teams rethinking their go-to-market methodologies. To identify which strategies will move the needle, you need in-depth market research on top tech contenders, market issues and pressing challenges.

Platform-as-a-Channel: A New Model Disrupting the Channel Partner Ecosystem

Defining the Traditional Channel Partner In 1997, MarketBridge’s CEO Tim Furey published The Channel Advantage. It became a best-selling business book, and a go-to resource for executives looking to navigate a new world in which technology was lowering the cost-per-touch every year. Smart companies realized that they needed to move away from expensive, one-on-one direct field sales if they wanted to compete […]

6 Step Approach to Reinvigorating Your Competitive Positioning – Part 1

As tech competition heats up, those that innovate and work faster, better or cheaper, may win, yet while they focus on reinventing or optimizing what they bring to market, businesses that focus on how to position their solutions might be more successful in attracting buyers. In our latest whitepaper, we highlight seven principles of how […]

The Last Mile Opportunity Whitepaper

Digital disruptors are winning by reducing friction, driving customer loyalty and cross-sell. How traditional industry players can fight back…

What Uber Teaches Us About Great Sales and Buyer Enablement

The “last mile” of revenue generation (getting a qualified lead to close) is always the biggest hurdle. Whether B2B or B2C, this ultimately requires some level of personal relationship development and product customization. Yet many times, businesses don’t realize the costs associated in qualifying a lead in the first place – despite whether or not they […]

2019: Eliminating Go-to-Market Friction in FinServ

I had the opportunity over the Holidays to reflect a bit on our Financial Services client experience over the past year, and to think ahead to some of the key industry Go-to-Market challenges we see for 2019. I went through our blogs for 2018 to see which were the most popular and looked for themes […]

Revenue Growth Calculator

“Where will our growth come from over the next three years?” Every strategic planning cycle should start with some variant on that question. Use our revenue calculator to test our various models for your business.

Growth Planning: A Three-Part Model for 2019 and Beyond

“Where will our growth come from over the next three years?” Every strategic planning cycle should start with some variant on that question. What sounds simple is in fact one of the most complex and fraught decision executives have to make, year after year. In this case, we’re leaving the product side out of the […]

4-Step Approach to Cross-Selling into Mid-Market Accounts

In our recent CMO Survey blog post, we highlighted how Tech CMOs allocate three-quarters (74%) of their total marketing spend on their top priority: Driving growth from existing markets. This blog tells the story of HOW to get results driving cross-sell in those existing markets…using the experiences of a leading technology platform provider for digital […]