How enablement drives loyalty

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How enablement drives loyalty

Our research has shown greater loyalty (measured by sales and other valued added behaviours) amongst program participants who are active in enablement tasks, compared to those who are not.  In looking at correlations between those participants who have undertaken enablement tasks, versus those who have not, we have observed three traits....

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Effort vs Reward: 7 Things to consider for a successful loyalty program

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Effort vs Reward: 7 Things to consider for a successful loyalty program

A term that we commonly use in channel loyalty and incentive programs is the effort advantage ratio. This is the study of consumer loyalty programs and the effort a participant must undertake to achieve a loyalty program reward and how this effort impacted on attractiveness of the loyalty program for their continued participation. 

These are 7 things to consider when weighing up the Effort Advantage Ratio.

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Digital Transformation. Are you enabling your B2B channel to survive?

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Digital Transformation. Are you enabling your B2B channel to survive?

Technology is now defining the route which companies need to take in order to stay relevant and is changing at a rate so fast that organisations and to some extent, society is struggling to keep up.

And whilst digital transformation can start with the introduction of new tech, business transformation is inevitable, which can mean a complete overhaul in a company's products, positioning and ultimately, business goals.

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Is a loyalty program right for your business?

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Is a loyalty program right for your business?

Is a loyalty program right for your business?

Like any marketing strategy, loyalty programs have a place and an ideal environment in which they should be deployed and managed. So, it is important for firms to undertake a detailed diagnostic assessment to see whether a loyalty program is the best marketing strategy for their product or service, as opposed to rushing to set up a program in the hope that it will solve all your business challenges. 

Here are 3 reasons why a loyalty program may not be right for your product or industry:

 

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5 tactics to manage B2B loyalty program tier status downgrades

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5 tactics to manage B2B loyalty program tier status downgrades

Many loyalty and incentives programs have built status tiers to segment and reward their most active, profitable, engaged and loyal participants.

However there are a number of pit falls that destroy the integrity and motivational pull of loyalty programs if the tier strategy is not properly planned. Here are our 5 tactics to manage downgrading participant tier status...

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10 Benefits of B2B Coalition Loyalty Programs

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10 Benefits of B2B Coalition Loyalty Programs

‘Double dipping’ coalition programs have been popular in B2C loyalty programs for some time – how many of us have paid for a flight on a credit card and earned air miles for both transactions?

From a business perspective, coalition programs offer these key benefits:

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How to effectively respond to help desk queries

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How to effectively respond to help desk queries

Motivforce recently undertook a study looking at the most appropriate and effective way to respond to a B2B Loyalty Program participant’s feedback – particularly in the social media environment but with direct implications to contained environments. The results revealed that the most effective response is when help desk employees put themselves in the shoes of the customer before they respond.

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Business Partner Loyalty. 10 questions you need to consider

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Business Partner Loyalty. 10 questions you need to consider

Business Partner Loyalty. 10 questions you need to consider.

Think of yourself and your company as a Sherpa and the role you play when it comes to ensuring your business partners achieve their goals:

  • Are you prepared to help your partners navigate through challenging business conditions?
  • Do you understand their strengths and weaknesses?

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Does your B2B Loyalty program need hacking?

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Does your B2B Loyalty program need hacking?

How do we attract members to our loyalty program without having to invest hugely? How do we boost the business from acquired members that justifies the generous spend on those mid-tier members in our program? These are questions that keep C-suite executives awake at night. At Motivforce R&D we are introducing a new approach that we call loyalty hacking. What’s with the hacking you may ask?......

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Top 10 Predictions for B2B Loyalty Programs in 2017

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Top 10 Predictions for B2B Loyalty Programs in 2017

Our Loyalty Doctors have drawn up their list of Top 10 B2B Loyalty Program Trends for 2017. Augmented reality, Chatbots and cognitive computing will all enter the channel loyalty program arena; so too will sales incentives and the Internet of Things. For the full list read on..

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Are You Helping Enable Your Business Partners to Sell More?

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Are You Helping Enable Your Business Partners to Sell More?

Personal development is recognised as the most effective way in which business relationships with channel partners can be nurtured. And while business schools are having trouble to keep pace with these developments, this is presenting a very bright business future for online enablement. It is proven that certified business partners sell more...

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4 key benefits of creating the right online enablement strategy

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4 key benefits of creating the right online enablement strategy

Most companies have come to realise that offering online education modules continues to be an important driving force in establishing successful channel partner relationships. At Motivforce R&D, we often are asked to come up with a convincing business case that outlines how clients will start earning by learning, simply by making the switch to online enablement. These are the four key benefits on which we think such a case can be built:

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5 essential steps to effectively enable partners

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5 essential steps to effectively enable partners

In today’s markets, your company’s success depends hugely on the motivation and abilities of your business partners. Willingness is often fuelled by elaborate incentive structures, but ability is a different cookie. More and more firms are experimenting with online modules across multiple (mobile) platforms, so there are ample and innovative opportunities to work on your business partners’ tech, marketing and sales skills. Yet, we often see that the message cannot keep up with the medium. In other words, content is offered that is out of line or, at best, loosely coupled to strategic channel objectives.

Follow our 5 step process:

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