ChannelEyes and PartnerLocator.com today announced a sales and marketing partnership that will extend the reach of both companies into the technology vendor market.
ChannelEyes is reinventing channel communication through its two platforms; ChannelEyescom, the first business social network dedicated to the technology channel, allowing partners to reduce the noise and clutter of traditional communication, and ChannelCandy, a custom branded mobile app platform for vendors to share channel program information, drive engagement, and deploy sales tools on virtually any mobile device.
PartnerLocator is a ‘Connected’ global information technology (I.T.) directory designed specifically to connect end users, solution providers and vendors. The leading-edge 'Connected' directory makes it easy for users to research their technology options before making any partnering, planning or purchasing decisions. It will accelerate and simplify the decision-making process by offering a valued service that’s fast, convenient, comprehensive and free.
“ChannelCandy is a great addition to our real-time, ‘Connected’ services offering,” said John Luis Maldonado, founder and president of PartnerLocator. “The ability to put real-time Partner Program highlights, news, alerts, and sales tools in the hands of Partners is sure to increase engagement, sales and vendor loyalty.”
PartnerLocator incorporates numerous added-value features, such as an innovative LIVE CHAT feature that allows end users and solution providers to connect with Premium Vendors in real-time and get immediate responses to their questions.
“We are very excited to have PartnerLocator add the ChannelCandy mobile platform to its suite of vendor services,” said Jay McBain, co-founder of ChannelEyes. “John and the team have drawn upon many years of experience "in the trenches", both as an I.T. end user and solution provider.”
ChannelCandy is fully customizable and can be integrated with vendor portals for security authentication and single sign-on. Deploying mobile sales, marketing and technical tools is also easy with a number of modules including deal registration, product catalog, education, live chat and push notification. The platform drives ROI with detailed metrics and analytics. It runs on all major mobile platforms including Apple, Google Android, Blackberry and Windows.
ChannelEyes has leveraged the trends around cloud, mobility and business social to create an exclusive network for suppliers and channel partners to communicate, engage and work together. The ChannelEyes family of products are used by hundreds of Vendors, Distributors and Trade Associations to securely connect thousands of their Channel Partners.
Available on the Web or Mobile devices, ChannelEyes.com is the first aggregated news site and business community to follow personalized industry news, vendor feeds, blogs and topics.
For individual Vendors, ChannelCandy is branded mobile App that puts real-time channel highlights, company news and sales engagement in the hands of their Channel Partners.
PartnerLocator.com is a comprehensive global ‘Connected’ technology directory developed and maintained by founder and President John Luis Maldonado and his team. The company's goal is to allow end users and solution providers to quickly and conveniently research all available technology options before making any partnering, planning or purchasing decisions. Directory listings are reviewed and updated on a regular basis. With information from thousands of I.T. vendors and new vendors added almost every day, PartnerLocatorcom delivers the most comprehensive technology directory in the world.