There's no denying that competition in the software as a service (SaaS) market has accelerated significantly in 2017. Today, partners around the globe are trying to 'up their game' by looking for opportunities to differentiate their cloud offerings and grow their business.
The rapidly expanding cloud industry is brimming with opportunities for partners and resellers. What better way to expand your business than by forming a strong alliance in the cloud? The Zoho Partner Programme presents endless opportunities for partners to transform your business in so many ways and, unlike some others, you don't need to pay to join forces with us.
Whether you're an existing partner or considering partnering with Zoho, you want to get the maximum possible mileage from your partnership. I'm happy to say, you've come to the right place. Let us show you how you can leverage the Zoho Partner Programme and the Zoho cloud to future-proof your business offerings and deliver flawless customer experiences.
1) Build a practice
If you're looking to build a consulting practice, you're in the right place! As a certified Zoho consulting partner, you can analyze and implement customized Zoho solutions for your clients. As a Zoho partner, you can train your customers, provide on-going support, and be their go-to person for all things Zoho.
2) Build customized solutions
Most businesses today want vertical applications that are customizable to their needs. As a Platform partner, you can build customized vertical solutions for specific clients on existing Zoho platforms and sell it on the Zoho Marketplace. And remember, we won't steal your thunder. Zoho Partners have the freedom to sell under their own name and set their own pricing margins.
3) Earn more revenue:
From the Initial engagement to post-implementation, a Zoho partner can earn money in every stage of the customer journey. And, we aren't only talking about commissions. Zoho Partners also have the opportunity to make recurring residual revenue, consulting fees, implementation fees, and so much more.
4) Integrate your technology
Are you a technology provider looking to drive new business for your product? As a Technology partner, you can integrate your solution with multiple Zoho products to solve bigger customer needs. We give you the developer tools, resources, and support to integrate your solution seamlessly. We also assure the visibility of your product or service through the Zoho Marketplace.
What are the core benefits?
At Zoho we aim to provide our partners with all the resources they need to sell, grow, and succeed. Take a look at some of the core benefits that come with being a part of the Zoho Partner Network. Leveraging these key benefits will help you take your business to the next level.
a) Partner team: Our partner team is committed to helping you leverage our resources and improve your Zoho experience every day. Connect with them on-the-go with any doubts and queries regarding the partner program and your partnership status.
b) Partner Portal: The Zoho Partner portal is a centralized hub for all partner resources to help you sell, support, and manage your subscriptions successfully. The portal also helps partners track their earnings, map existing Zoho customers to their partner account, upgrade, downgrade or cancel customer subscriptions.
Are you an existing Zoho Partner?
- Click the Sign-in tab in the top-right corner of the partner portal homepage.
- Enter your Zoho account credentials and click the Sign-in button.
- Enter the unique Zoho verification code sent to your registered mobile number and click Verify.
- You'll be directed to your Partner account dashboard below.
c) Partner support: Our exclusive partner support hotline is available 24*5 to provide you flexible, premium support aligned to your organizations' specific needs as you grow as a partner. Fill in your support request using the partner support form. You can access the form by clicking the Support tab in the top-right corner of your dashboard. You can also send your support request via mail to email@example.com. Once you submit your request, our partner support team will get in touch with you as soon as possible.
d) Partner Store: Our Partners also get access to the Partner store, a centralized application that helps partners transact with Zoho and securely manage their customer orders and leads. The store is seamlessly connected to all Zoho services as well as our payment gateway tool.
e) Product support and resources: Get access to unlimited, no-cost technical support and product resources for all 35+ Zoho products. Expand your Zoho knowledge through product-specific user guides, admin guides, FAQs, and pricing details that you can access right from your Partner account.
f) Co-selling support: Are you working on a huge deal that requires some assistance? Don't worry. Whether you need content assistance or technical assistance, we can connect you with the right people to provide all the necessary resources to take it forward. Just submit the details using the big deals form.
g) Online training: Our extensive on-demand training programs, with top-notch course modules, are designed to nurture your Zoho skills and expertise. Even better, you can learn at your convenience in whichever way that suits you best. Be it video courses, training webinars, study materials, or presentations, our detailed course structure will show you the perfect way to sell and deploy Zoho products.
h) Marketing resources: Whether you're looking for customer case studies, content support, branding kits, presentations, or videos, our marketing resources page has you covered. Partners can now access all of Zoho's marketing resources from one place. Use the search tab to filter the specific resources you need.
i) Zoho Connect: Our new collaboration tool Zoho Connect helps you connect with folks at Zoho, interact with fellow partners, and stay up-to-date on all the latest Zoho news, upcoming products, features, and opportunities.
j) Access to Zoho events around the world: Get instant access and updates on Zoho user conferences, Zoho events, and partner days around the world. Also, stay up-to-date on exclusive product webinars hosted by our own Zoho experts!
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Whether you’re looking to leverage the cloud, expand your offerings, or engage more customers, partnering with Zoho will give you the support, incentives, and guidance you need to claim your piece of this golden market. Be sure to check out our partner page to decide which path is right for you and join the fastest growing partner community in the industry.
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