Successful ISV-Reseller Partnerships Start with the Right Match

Building a channel starts with defining your goals —and then finding the right partners to help you achieve them.

Opportunities for ISVs Created by Windows Embedded/Windows CE End of Support

Support for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 just ended on June 10, 2018, and Window Embedded Handheld 8.1 will end on June 9, 2019, followed by Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 on January 14, 2020. DevPro...

2019 Worldpay POS Channel KPI Study: ISV Sales, Margins Are Growing

The results of the 2019 Worldpay POS Channel KPI Study suggest it’s a good time to be an ISV providing point of sale (POS) applications.

Increase Your ISV Sales Potential Via Hardware Vendor Partnerships

As an ISV, you have lots of choices when it comes to how you take your product to market. For some, building an IT channel and recruiting VARs (value-added resellers), MSPs (managed services providers)...

2017 Was The Year of SaaS

SaaS/cloud adoption was very strong in 2017, reaching $46.3 billion by year’s end, Gartner predicts. As adoption increased, the IT services channel has been forced to move quicker in its own adoption, service creation...
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Is Software as a Service (SaaS) the Best Application Delivery Method?

ISVs weigh in on whether SaaS is always the right delivery method and what to consider when deciding on packaging different features.

4 Must-Read Lessons for ISV Startups

With roots going back to 1993, NiceLabel, a developer of bar code label design and label management software, has gone through many changes over years and experienced every type of market condition you could...

doForms’ Secret to Success: Apply “The Art of War” for Business

Applying Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War” for business can ensure you’ll be successful, even before your product hits the market.

5 Don’t-Miss Angles for Pricing a New Software Product

Strategically pricing a new software product may involve more than you think — including timing and your ultimate business goals.

Go-to-Market Strategies for Successful Software Commercialization

In a world of smart devices and mobile users, software developers/integrated software vendors (ISVs) face new challenges in commercializing and operationalizing their products. Even the best product, hitting the market at the right time,...

Strategies and Best Practices for Monetizing your Software

At first glance, the outlook for app developers looks bright. According to Statista, there were 178.1 billion mobile app downloads in 2017, and projections for 2022 estimate that number will climb to 258.2 billion....

Advice for ISV Sales Teams: What to Do Beyond the First Sales Call

It's rare to close a deal after only one sales call. Use this plan to build relationships and help you win the business.

Should an ISV Sell Hardware?

As an ISV, you may not be a hardware expert, but you know your customers need the right hardware to get the full value from your applications. Is the logical conclusion that ISVs should...
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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your POS Reseller Channel

The distribution of a point of sale offering is a persistent challenge that every point of sale developer (ISV), with the hope of scaling their business, needs to contend with. Regardless of POS architecture,...

4 Things That Won’t Work With Your Reseller Channel

To build a successful reseller channel, you can’t take anything for granted. Provide the channel program structure, products, and support your resellers need.

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