Nearbound Daily #095: Let's Demystify Nearbound

Nearbound Daily #095: Let's Demystify Nearbound 2 min

I’m gonna make Nearbound simple

Nearbound is the play that marketing teams can do to market with partners — not partner teams — marketing teams.

Nearbound sales are the plays that sellers can take to activate and work with partners.

It’s what your sales team does to generate pipeline with partners, and what your sales team does to accelerate pipeline with partners.

Nearbound is a new category, but it is also the strategy that we should have been using with our orgs all along.

💸 Time to start making some money

What do companies need to consider before they begin monetizing partnerships?

Dylan Charles of Digital Bridge Partners says there are 5 keys to consider 🔑:

1️⃣ Mindset - wake up to the fact that you will lower cost and increase ROI

2️⃣ Tech requirements - get your APIs ready

3️⃣ Find out which integrations will bring the highest ROI

4️⃣ Create a better together story - highlight case studies where the partnership worked

5️⃣ Nurture the relationship to drive referrals

If partnerships are going to work, you have to bring it to the ecosystem so that the partner will bring you to the market.

Read the full article here.

Partnerships aren’t about feelings

Mike Davis, CRO at InVisory, joined the Friends with Benefits pod last week to talk about the importance of attribution in partnerships.

He says partnerships people focus too much on feelings.

Mike said:vYour feelings are vaild, but f*ck your feelings.

Listen to the full episode here.

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Nearbound Daily #095: Let's Demystify Nearbound

Let's Demystify Nearbound by making it simple.

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