Today, Community Cloud launches Lightning Partner Community, delivering a fast and intelligent solution for companies looking to accelerate sales from their partner ecosystem. Lightning Partner Community enables businesses to arm resellers, franchisees, channel teams and more with the same tools that make their own direct sales force successful. This news represents not just an evolution in partner management, but a revolution in partner relationships.
Deliver a Best-in-Class Partner Experience
Establishing an empowered partner ecosystem has become imperative for companies looking to drive their growth, as partners can deliver the expertise and scale necessary to expand into global markets and industries. In fact, according to Accenture, an average of 70 percent of sales come from channel partners. However, most companies are disconnected from the partner ecosystems that represent them and have no way to manage all the different types of partners they work with. Partners typically manage their businesses in a completely separate system where users have to search across multiple channels to find the right information and register deals, all without mobile access—creating a massive gap in what their sales could be
Introducing Lightning Partner Community: Supercharging your Partner Ecosystem
The new Lightning Partner Community enables companies to turn partners into an extension of their own direct sales team by giving them a single place to identify opportunities, track progress and close deals. The new Lightning Partner Community includes:
Please check out our guided tour to learn more about how Community Cloud and Lightning Partner Community can accelerate your channel sales.