Listen in as we hear from Scott Salkin, Founder and Chief Innovative Officer at Allbound, Inc. about Sales Enablement.
Channel touches a ton of pieces of your business, which is part of why it's so complex, but also part of why it can be so effective if you do it right.
Matt and Scott had just come off of Dreamforce 2017 having spoke on the same panel about Sales Enablement.
In this episode, they ask and answer some great questions including:
Identifying one of the most important things that goes along with growing a great channel.
- What do you see in the market?
- Where do you see the best companies investing and positioning to create a more effective channel?
Find out what he thinks is "the coolest thing and most exciting thing."
Matt also asks:
- What is influencing deals to move through the pipeline and actually close?
- How are things being influenced throughout your pipeline and how are you measuring those things and relating it back?
Scott also reveals the people he would put up on his personal Mount Rushmore of sales.
Lastly--- they coin a new phrase - Account-Based Partnering.... you heard it here first!
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Read the transcript on the Heinz Marketing blog on Monday, 11/20/17
About the Guest:
Scott Salkin is the Founder and CEO of Allbound, a next generation platform that helps companies accelerate revenue through their channel partner programs by replacing portals and PRM with a smart SaaS solution that guides partners to more closed deals and renewals.
Scott’s high-tech career started at the nonprofit San Diego Regional Technology Alliance (SDRTA), providing technology equipment and training to underprivileged communities throughout the region.
His next stops were at Cisco Systems and NetPro Computing (now Dell Software), before launching his first startup, IDS Technology Marketing, in 2007.
Scott has been listed by the Arizona Republic as one if its “Top 35 Entrepreneurs Under 35," as one of the Phoenix Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” and was featured as one of AZ Business Magazine’s "Generation Next Business Leaders.” He was honored as the Phoenix Business Journal and Business Marketing Association (BMA) Marketer of the Year as as a finalist for Arizona's Tech CEO of the Year.
Scott also served as board president for the Phoenix chapter of the Business Marketing Association (BMA), as Chairman for the Arizona Technology Council’s Startup and Entrepreneurship Committee, and as a board member for Playworks Arizona and for the Arizona Technology Council Foundation.