It’s the midpoint of 2022 and this is a good time for channel marketers to evaluate whether their programs are delivering desired outcomes for their brands and, in doing so, supporting their channel partner ecosystem of resellers, retailers, dealers and distributors. A recent Gartner survey of chief marketing officers indicates marketing budgets are on the… Continue reading It’s a Perfect Time for a Channel Program Health Check
As manufacturers try to move beyond the COVID pandemic, there’s another persistent issue that continues to cause sleepless nights: the supply chain. While the utilization of artificial intelligence and machine learning over the past several years has led to data-driven supply chain analysis, planning and optimization efforts, manufacturers are still waiting to realize positive outcomes.… Continue reading Leveraging Channel Marketing to Combat Supply Chain Challenges, Extend Conference Momentum
For channel marketing providers, ensuring the rebate programs they administer on behalf of their clients’ brands include robust fraud detection capabilities is a critical component of their incentives offering. Having resources who know how to identify fraudulent rebate activity, the ability to operationalize fraud detection and prevention, as well as leveraging people and technologies to combat rebate fraud are keys to its detection and prevention.
When it comes to SPIFFs, the question is not if you should use SPIFFs, it is how and when you should use them. SPIFFs are a common tactic and used across many industries. However, there are several things to consider when thinking about a SPIFF program.