Do you envision a seamless partner portal experience for your channel partners?
Of course you do.
In today’s competitive environment, partners consider ease of doing business a top priority. With CMR’s state-of-the-art PartnerPortal platform, you give partners exactly that: a one-stop-shop that seamlessly answers all their channel needs.
Nothing turns off partner interest like a confusing, frustrating partner portal experience that makes selling your product or service more of a hassle than an opportunity.
In order to engage existing partners, acquire new customers, increase productivity and maximize channel revenue–your partner portal needs to be designed strategically. In addition, your partner portal should be capable of giving partners exactly what they need, exactly when they need it.
CMR’s PartnerPortal is a centralized and customizable platform created specifically for your channel needs. Use this interactive platform to efficiently manage partner sign-up, marketing funds, deal registration, rebates, and more.
PartnerPortal saves you time and money by giving you the ability to manage your portal without requiring IT resources.
How it Works
With a single point of access, partners can conveniently access the portal from any web-based application by simply entering in your credential requirements.
Administrators have the ability to upload a logo, edit layout, menu, text, and colors based on their brand identity and corporate culture.
Admins will be able to create forms with ease using drag and drop interface.
Admins will also have the capability to quickly create custom forms for each set of their program rules that apply to specific partners.
Channel management team has access to reports such as:
- details for each program/company
- summary reports by program/company
- and customized reports
Administrators can add or set a default language for users, change language preference on the portals navigation bar and forms.
Portal administrators are given the ability to dictate the role and access rights for each user account.
Admins also have the ability to assign users or user groups to territories.
Additionally, field level security can be set to hide or grant read-only access to specific fields for a specific role.
Partners will be able to access:
- sales documents
- product and program incentive information
- training guides
- case studies
- competitor and pricing information
- white papers
- and marketing materials
Drag and drop features allow admins to:
- share news and events
- use the calendar to prioritize specific dates for partners
- and provide answers to partners questions
Ensures complete data integrity, GAAP compliance and eliminate timely data disputes with detailed transaction reporting.
Plug-and-play integration allows you to import leads and POS information directly from your CRM (and other third-party automation systems) and transfer it into your PartnerPortal, preventing manual data entry while consolidates all pipeline activity.
By implementing a web-based centralized point-of-access, internal personnel can delegate more time and resources into more pressing areas of business.
PartnerPortal expedites the entire channel management process so that you will never have to manage disparate partner data feeds.
Expedite lead distribution, qualify opportunities, close more deals, align programs with bottom line objectives and improve reimbursement and/or price adjustment turnaround for increased partner satisfaction.
Create defined channel programs and objective parameters to ensure there is no mystery or questions about how to qualify for an incentive.
Partners can conveniently access portal from any web-based application by simply entering in your credential requirements.
>A single point of access to all channel data means that vendors and partners will have up-to-date information.
Channel managers can create and manage all webforms without requiring IT resources.
Computer Market Research’s PartnerPortal has vastly improved our channel visibility, allowing us to continuously monitor and proactively address any immediate needs that arise among our partners.”
— Chris Schultz, Senior Channel Marketing Manager, Plantronics, Inc.
Add-on Sales and Marketing Modules
Computer Market Research assist companies to better manage their Co-op/MDF programs thru a structured, comprehensive and easy-to-use platform.
The ability to instantly validate proof-of-performance, keep track of funds, monitor POS and evaluate campaign effectiveness is an empowering element to your channel marketing’s success.
By implementing a tangible, quantitative database for managing Co-op/MDF dollars, you improve the planning, development, and execution of advertising efforts, strengthen partner loyalty and avoid the frustration that comes with manual management.
Computer Market Research’s automated ship and debit platform is engineered with robust, sophisticated and easy-to-use features that help manufacturers and vendors better manage incentive programs with channel partners.
Unlike traditional methods of Ship and Debit, CMR seamlessly integrates partner data into clear and concise, quantitative, tangible and readily available information. Manufacturers and vendors can analyze these information anywhere, at any time—to calculate accruals of submitted claims within seconds. This allows manufacturers and vendors to rebate channel partners faster than ever before.
Computer Market Research assists vendors to better manage their SPIF rebate program with channel partners through automated claims management. This powerful and intuitive module seamlessly integrates and measures sales revenue/transaction reports so vendors can accurately (and more efficiently) compensate channel partners.
Save time, streamline data and automate your administrative payments via CMR’s web-based application, PartnerPortal.
Computer Market Research’s web-based Inventory Management module provides vendors with complete visibility into their indirect sales funnel or distribution chain.
Vendors no longer have to keep track of inventory levels via Excel spreadsheets, emails or phone calls—methods which deteriorate workflow efficiently, increase labor costs and risk inaccurate inventory reporting.
CMR authenticates channel partners’ inventory levels via state-of-the-art automation, which calculates, analyzes and provides readily available data.
Computer Market Research helps vendors and their respective channel partners by ensuring ‘lead priority,’ reducing the risk of channel conflict, and increasing channel sale opportunities while fostering profitable and loyal partner relationships.