Channel Visibility Reveals Unique Sales Workflows in Multi-Channel Organizations

Cincom Smart Selling

Distributing product through multiple channels means accommodating multiple sets of needs, competence levels and knowledge. Each channel is unique to some degree, and that means each channel has unique requirements as well. Discerning the nature of those requirements requires visibility into the individual sales channels. Your customers include basic warehousing and fulfillment centers, major automotive manufacturing facilities and everything in between.

The 33 Best Sales Training Video Channels on YouTube

Hubspot Sales

Whether you and your team need some bite-sized instruction, a full course correction or just a bit of motivation, there’s a wide variety of YouTube sales training channels that can help you. If his stamina alone isn't enough to inspire you, his YouTube channel -- "Success Channel" -- will.

Channel Management Strategies: Using CPQ to Improve Customer Experience

Cincom Smart Selling

An alternative is a multi-channel strategy. Moving to or adding an indirect channel can be very effective, but there are issues to consider , and your end-users will frequently be the ones affected by the issues involved. If your company is used to communicating directly with the customer, adding an indirect selling channel between you and the customer is going to cut off much of that interaction. Your sales channel may or may not understand or embrace that messaging.

How Tesla Is Threatening An American Sales Tradition

Sales Benchmark Index

The dealership is an example of the indirect sales channel. Not all indirect channels are bad. Fast food and department stores are two examples of successful indirect channels. For many companies, the indirect channel is the best way to reach customers at the lowest cost.

4 Keys to Gaining the Most Value From Your CRM Program

Sales and Marketing Management

For example, an automotive company needs to engage over a long period to not only help drive the sales, but also to educate the consumer, reinforce the purchase, and ensure the consumer gets the most from the vehicle and the brand leading up to the next time they are in market for a vehicle.

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Incentive Gift Cards Continue to Delight

Sales and Marketing Management

are increasingly using gift cards as a reward tool for multiple groups (channel, sales, employee and customer), and that investment in gift card rewards is both significant and growing. A lot of channel programs use a reloadable prepaid card as their incentive mechanism.

Experiencing What Our Customers Experience

Partners in Excellence

I was heavily involved in the automotive industry at one point in my career. I’d meet with the top executives of some of the US automotive manufacturers. I have a client that provides a lot of online training to their channel partners.

Breaking Down the Buyer’s Journey for SMB Marketers


As a matter of fact, the buyer’s journey plays an integral role in today’s digital, multi-channel marketing world and even SMB organizations can’t ignore it. In this scenario, we’ll put ourselves in the shoes of Mitch, who is an operations manager for an automotive manufacturer.

Five Reasons You May Not Be Spending Enough on Content Marketing

The ROI Guy

Marketers are scrambling to address the power shift and overcome lead generation and conversion issues by delivering more content and tools over more channels to actively engage ever more empowered, skeptical and frugal buyers.