Earlier this year CRN launched the 2013 Vendor Report.
And it made a huge splash in the vendor market, because for the first time they could see what their partners honestly thought of the way they handled their channel and the products they sold.
The best thing about it was that the feedback they received was 100 per cent anonymous, meaning no recriminations for any partners that took the time to fill in our survey.
Nowhere else have the top 40 vendors in the UK been ranked in order, based on product quality, account management, accreditation and training, after sales and technical support, rebates and margin retention, and two further variables: demand generation and funding, and channel leadership.
If you happened to miss the 2013 report, find out the results here.
We know filling in a survey is not the most exciting use of time, but this survey really does make a difference to how you, as a partner, are treated by your vendor. You can be painfully honest and your comments will be read by the key decision makers at that vendor.
The vendors want to know how they are doing, and whether they are doing it right. They value the results of this survey as it is a true reflection of how their partners are feeling.
Can you honestly say that your vendor partners are doing everything perfectly?
If so, they need to know that too. The Vendor Report is not just about negative feedback.
To complete the vendor report survey, please click here.
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