Using SD-WAN to Expand Revenue Opportunities

This is a summary of an article written for Channel Partners Online by Fortinet’s VP of Channel Sales, Jon Bove. The entire article can be accessed here. Today’s organizations require business-critical SaaS applications, unified communications, and rich media services be made available to every user, including those located at branch Continue Reading

eCommerce strategies with SMS and MMS for Valentine’s Day

While Christmas feels very recent, there’s another high sales date coming soon – Valentine’s Day! Get those lovebirds into a long-term relationship with your business with savvy eCommerce strategies. It’s time to prepare your big Valentine’s Day sales events while consumers get ready to spend generously ahead of Valentine’s Day. Continue Reading

Avoiding the post-holiday sales slump with SMS | MessageMedia New Zealand

December is always a busy time for retailers. Bricks-and-mortar stores are mayhem and online sales are through the roof but in the back of our minds we’re bracing ourselves for the inevitable post-silly season slump, when customers turn their attention to recovering from seasonal over-spending and paying those holiday debts Continue Reading

Avoiding the post-holiday sales slump with SMS | MessageMedia New Zealand

December is always a busy time for retailers. Bricks-and-mortar stores are mayhem and online sales are through the roof but in the back of our minds we’re bracing ourselves for the inevitable post-silly season slump, when customers turn their attention to recovering from seasonal over-spending and paying those holiday debts Continue Reading

How to Ensure Your Omni-Channel Strategy is a Success – An Interview with Faguo

The omni-channel strategy has become a web development cornerstone for ambitious and connected entrepreneurs. The aim is to promote sales using various distribution channels synergistically to more effectively reach a wider target base while reducing operational constraints. This is what the French company Faguo was able to achieve with international Continue Reading

Why customer care is of (utmost) importance to e-commerce

Customer care is a key sales service for any type of retail channel. But in the online world, customer loyalty is what increases a store’s presence. According to recent studies, up to 65% of customers gave up on a purchase at the checkout page because of lingering doubts about the Continue Reading

Byline: Don’t Neglect Security in M&A Due Diligence

Look at any M&A due diligence checklist and you’ll see the same things: financials, customer information, sales, real estate, intellectual property, contracts—and the list goes on. One thing you may not see is information security, and that can be a crucial mistake. Like any other critical component of running a Continue Reading

Q&A: How Fortinet’s Security Fabric Creates New Opportunity for Channel Partners

Joe Sykora, Fortinet Vice President of Americas Channels and Sales Operations, gives his perspective on how an integrated security architecture like Fortinet’s Security Fabric creates new opportunities for solution providers. Why is the idea of a security fabric so important to network security in this current environment? These days, companies have Continue Reading

The Anatomy of a Sales Tax Rate

As an online seller, sales tax rates anomalies can cause a huge headache when you’re trying to figure out how much sales tax to charge your customers! In this post, I’ll detail why sales tax rates in the U.S. vary so much and how you can solve the problem of Continue Reading

Three steps to boost your local and international sales

Are you just starting out in e-commerce? Do you want to optimize your sales in your country? Do you want to expand abroad? Adapt your offer to meet your customers’ needs, whether they’re just a few miles away, or on the other side of the world. This strategy is known Continue Reading

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