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    James Hodgkinson

    James Hodgkinson
    As Founder & CEO of Webinfinity, I have led the development and launch of a game-changing SaaS Ecosystem Engagement platform, also known as Webinfinity!
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    Webinfinity Powers Partnership Leaders' Community Hub

    Oct 20, 2021 10:03:13 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Personalized Experience, Client Success, Content, Engagement, News 0 Comments

    Partnership Leaders is the Technology industry association for Partnership, Channel, Alliances and Business Development leaders.

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    What is Ecosystem Orchestration - and Why is it so Important?

    Sep 13, 2021 12:32:15 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in Personalized Experience, Partner Ecosystem, Engagement 0 Comments

    You may or may not be aware but we are currently in the middle of a seismic shift in the way business is being done.

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    Webinfinity and 360insights Form Strategic Partnership

    Jun 10, 2021 9:46:58 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Personalized Experience, Engagement, News 0 Comments

    Collaboration Combines Webinfinity's Automated UX Solution with 360insights’ End-to-End Channel Success Platform for Channel Incentives Automation.

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    The Future of PRM - How Will Partner Relationship Management Develop?

    Dec 7, 2020 5:21:10 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Personalized Experience, Channel, Content, Engagement 0 Comments

    What does the future look like for PRM?

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    Everbridge Launches New Partner Portal – Key to Their Partner Program

    Oct 27, 2020 12:27:49 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Personalized Experience, Client Success, Content, Engagement, News 0 Comments

    In 2020, Everbridge is focused on building out its partner program.

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    Infosys and Webinfinity Create Dynamic Alliance Partner Management Hub

    Sep 22, 2020 12:48:49 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Personalized Experience, Client Success, Content, Engagement, News 0 Comments

    Infosys, a next-generation digital services and consulting organization, leads digital transformation initiatives for a global community of clients.

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    Webinfinity Wins Gold in the 8th Annual 2020 CEO World Awards

    Sep 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Personalized Experience, Engagement, News 0 Comments

    Webinfinity has been awarded Top Company of the Year in the Information Technology Cloud/SaaS category.

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    Activating Engagement Data in Real Time to Personalize User Experience

    May 28, 2020 2:11:50 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in Personalized Experience, Analytics, Engagement 0 Comments

    Enterprise digital transformation is the driving force behind a broad re-design of business processes.

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    ConnectWise Partnership with Webinfinity to Revolutionize Engagement

    Oct 30, 2019 7:25:45 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Personalized Experience, Channel, Partner Ecosystem, News 0 Comments

    ConnectWise, the leading provider of business automation software for technology solution providers (TSPs), today announced a strategic partnership with Webinfinity.

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    Think Twice Before Building a Partner Portal on Salesforce Communities

    Oct 29, 2019 10:10:25 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Salesforce 1 Comment

    Salesforce started out with the bold promise of ‘no software’.

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    Webinfinity Welcomes Sean Donnelly to Growing Client Success Team

    Sep 11, 2018 10:23:00 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in Client Success, News 0 Comments

    The Webinfinity team is excited to share that the Webinfinity team continues to expand and that at the beginning of this month, Sean Donnelly has joined Webinfinity in the role of Chief Strategy Officer.

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    When it Comes to Engagement - Less Really is More

    May 9, 2018 1:45:53 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Channel, Content, Engagement 0 Comments

    Google, Youtube, Facebook, Reddit, Amazon, Wikipedia, Yahoo, Twitter, eBay and Netflix. What do they have in common?

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    Partner Engagement Strategy - How is it Critical to Channel Success?

    Mar 26, 2018 6:02:21 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Personalized Experience, Channel, Partner Ecosystem, Content 0 Comments

    Engagement is a measure of how involved partners are with a vendor’s brand.

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    Webinfinity Included in Latest Gartner PRM Report

    Feb 19, 2018 6:07:47 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Partner Ecosystem, News 1 Comment

    Webinfinity is honored to be included in Gartner's latest report on the key Partner Relationship Management technology providers!

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    RingLead Supercharging Partner Growth with Webinfinity

    Jan 30, 2018 12:44:00 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Personalized Experience, Client Success, News 0 Comments

    As sales and marketing become increasingly automated, the pressure to properly capture, cleanse, analyze and share the wealth of customer and market data is increasing in parallel.

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    PRM: The Return on Investment Challenge

    Jan 26, 2018 9:44:59 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Channel, Salesforce, Partner Ecosystem 0 Comments

    To drive true return on investment (ROI) you need to put all the focus on partner engagement.

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    Partner Engagement: The Home Truths You Need to Hear

    Dec 8, 2017 11:56:30 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in Partner Ecosystem, Partner Communities 0 Comments

    The best partner engagement strategies start with accepting some home truths around the realities of what your partners really think and how they really act.

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    Why Channel Partners Can Lead to B2B Software Success

    Dec 4, 2017 3:02:37 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in Partner Portals, Personalized Experience, Channel, Partner Ecosystem, Partner Communities, News 0 Comments

    Webinfinity's chief evangelist James Hodgkinson explains how a digital first approach to partner management is the foundation of channel success with the Software Executive magazine.

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    Understanding Your Channel Life Stage is Critical to Driving Success

    Nov 17, 2017 11:47:48 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Channel, Partner Ecosystem, Channel Infrastructure, Partner Communities 0 Comments

    There are a lot of things a channel VP can do to accelerate revenues, but choosing exactly what to do based on an honest assessment of your channel’s life stage is a great place to start.

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    Enabling Partners Now the KEY to B2B Tech Success

    Oct 20, 2017 8:59:59 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in Partner Portals, Channel, Partner Ecosystem, Channel Infrastructure, SMB 0 Comments

    STARTUPS TAKE NOTE!

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    One Portal For Partner Programs?

    Sep 26, 2017 8:29:01 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in Partner Portals, Personalized Experience, Channel, Partner Ecosystem, Channel Infrastructure, News 0 Comments

    Webinfinity's chief evangelist James Hodgkinson introduces bringing a new digital-first future to channel engagement with the Channel Executive magazine.

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    Join Webinfinity in Avereteks Office Hours

    Sep 5, 2017 12:13:35 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in Channel, Channel Infrastructure, News 0 Comments

    You may have questions or are looking for ideas to solve your channel challenges. Tune into Office Hours for advice and inspiration from peers and experts.

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    Postcard from XChange 17 - The Digital First Channel is Here

    Aug 18, 2017 10:47:27 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Channel, Partner Ecosystem, Channel Infrastructure 0 Comments

    It was exciting to meet with so many people this week at XChange Florida.

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    Why it’s Time to Ditch the Partner Portal

    Jul 26, 2017 9:25:00 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Channel, Partner Ecosystem, Channel Infrastructure, Partner Communities 0 Comments

    We live in a digital first world - and the shift has happened very quickly. Let’s consider our personal lives. In a few short years, we now find a huge proportion of our time is spent engaging digitally.

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    Be All Things to Everyone – the Potential of Channel Personalization

    May 3, 2017 9:30:00 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Channel 0 Comments

    No two business partners are created equal.

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    Why is Digital Engagement the Key to Future Channel Success?

    Apr 12, 2017 10:30:00 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Channel 0 Comments

    Some things in technology are easy to predict (just by looking at what’s already happened).

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    Self-Evaluation of your Partner Experience

    Apr 5, 2017 8:45:00 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Channel 0 Comments

    What does it take for your partner experience to be great? Whether you buy or build your own partner portal, what do you expect from your partner experience?

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    Why Traditional PRM Isn’t Serving You Anymore

    Mar 7, 2017 2:46:11 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Personalized Experience, Channel 0 Comments

    Every PRM solution today is lagging in two mission-critical areas.

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    The Channel Performance Problem - Why Partners Fail to Perform

    Mar 1, 2017 2:47:00 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Channel 0 Comments

    Partner relationship management (PRM) systems are broken and hurting you — they’re cumbersome, and only superficially address the real issue of maintaining and growing partner relationships.

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    Partner Experiences: Why Build When You Can Buy?

    Feb 15, 2017 8:50:00 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Partner Portals, Channel 0 Comments

    Creating a great digital partner experience is a vital ingredient to channel success – so why do so many organizations take the risk of trying to do it in-house?

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    Why Your Lack of Intelligence May Be Your Biggest Channel Problem...

    Dec 23, 2016 12:16:24 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in PRM, Channel, Content 0 Comments

    If you have a channel program, I’m going to start off by offending you.  When it comes to your partners you are being really dumb (sorry!).

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    Webinfinity Replaces Partner Portals with Personalized Experiences

    Dec 7, 2016 3:23:00 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in Partner Portals, Personalized Experience, Channel, Salesforce 0 Comments

    A summary of the Webinfinity solution and benefits of personalization based portals.

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    Partner Portals: This Time it’s Personal

    Nov 13, 2016 11:45:00 AM / by James Hodgkinson posted in Partner Portals, Personalized Experience, Channel 0 Comments

    Why partner portals often fail to deliver for the channel.

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    Why Do Your Business Partners Hate Your Portal?

    Nov 7, 2016 12:37:00 PM / by James Hodgkinson 0 Comments

    How implementing a comprehensive, personlized content portal can resolve the current challenges faced by partners.

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    Educating Your Content – a Practical Guide

    Nov 6, 2016 12:35:00 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in Personalized Experience, Content 0 Comments

    The Webinfinity strategy for successful delivery of personalized content.

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    Why Webinfinity is better than SAP, Microsoft and Salesforce

    Oct 9, 2016 12:40:00 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in Enterprise, Salesforce 0 Comments

    This is not a blog about my software is better than your software. It is about a better vision.

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    Take Complexity Out of Enterprise Content

    Oct 7, 2016 12:36:00 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in Enterprise, Personalized Experience, Content 0 Comments

    For many organizations, getting the right information to managers, salespeople, partners, and customers takes too much time and costs a great deal of money.

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    Has Salesforce Become the New SAP?

    Sep 22, 2016 12:35:00 PM / by James Hodgkinson posted in Salesforce 0 Comments

    I recently read this piece regarding the launch of HP’s new Unison program, a big part of which is their new partner portal. Like many other technology companies they chose to build it on Salesforce.com.

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