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Channel and Global Marketing Teams: Better Together and with a Creative Partner

By Tracy Diziere | August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

As technology service offerings grow, channel partners’ opportunity to step in, cultivate custom solutions, and offer managed services has skyrocketed. In tandem, revenue from indirect channels has soared. While stats vary, a Forrester study commissioned by Mediafly reports that almost half (49%) of a company’s overall revenue comes from the channel. Or as Principal Analyst…

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Influencers, Alliance Partners, and Advocates–Oh My!

By Tracy Diziere | June 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Technology is evolving faster than ever. With it comes massive shifts in the way we think about, strategize, and take action on marketing ideas—especially in the IT channel. Technology marketers have to read a ton to stay afloat in a fast-moving industry. And the buck doesn’t stop there. We’ve somehow got to synthesize what we’ve…

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Post-B2BMX 2019 Panel: The Agency Edge

By Tracy Diziere | March 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

I was honored to be invited to share my perspectives on a “channel panel” (“The Agency Edge: The New Skill Sets & Services That Distinguish Channel-Fluent Marketing Agencies”) at #B2BMX in Scottsdale last week along with amazing professionals like Jennifer Anaya, Marie Rourke, and Angela Leavitt and moderated by Forrester analyst and Canadian (not to…

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Save the Date: Beyond #B2BMX

By Tracy Diziere | March 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Every year I attend #B2BMX (this was my third), I struggle to keep up the momentum, to prioritize and implement all I learned and all the cool “springboard” ideas I had. I know I’m not alone here, and that “Nothing is created alone.” So I thought, wouldn’t it be amazing to get together on a…

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Success Is an Inside Job

By Tracy Diziere | December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Part of my message at today’s Conscious Connections panel “Insight from Women of Influence, Impact + Profit” was “Success is an inside job.” This was/is a hard learned lesson and speaks to the need for personalized attention when growing as an entrepreneurial-minded leader. I/we need this kind of help. That’s why I fill the role of…

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Why We Take a Holistic Approach to Service

By Tracy Diziere | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Why do we take a holistic approach to service? Why does service experience design start with a broad view? David Clarke in an Adweek article says it best: Experience isn’t just one thing. It’s comprised of sales, customer service, order entry, human resources, quality assurance, shipping, billing, collections, maintenance—a hundred parts of an enterprise. Therefore,…

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Where We’ve Been Lately (as of Fall 2018)

By Tracy Diziere | October 4, 2018

Local Events   Want to meet in person? Here are some of the upcoming and recurring local events where you’ll find us:   Conscious Connections Luncheons, third Wednesday of every month (Scottsdale, AZ) Presenting on October 17, 2018: Where Client Satisfaction Really Lives . . . and Why Your Marketing Dollars Aren’t Feeding It Empowered PhXX Entrepreneurship Summits &…

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Nothing Is Created Alone

By Tracy Diziere | January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’m putting a stake in the ground: Nothing is created alone. This is what came from my Root Session with the fabulous team at Root + River. I’ll write more here later. The important thing is to know that it does take other people to create. We need each other. Despite our ideas about rugged…

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How Are You Responding to Uncertainty

By Tracy Diziere | September 23, 2016

Not Much Is for Certain. How Are You Responding to Uncertainty? Spoiler alert: I don’t have it all figured out but I do have one tool you can use related to strengths which I’ll address at the end. There seems to be a lot of buzz and advice around being comfortable with–accepting?– instead of responding to…

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Celebrating Activator as a Strength

By Tracy Diziere | September 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Celebrating Activator Here are a few snippets and images to help you celebrate Activator as a strength and create awareness about it.  

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Channel and Global Marketing Teams: Better Together and with a Creative Partner

By Tracy Diziere | August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

As technology service offerings grow, channel partners’ opportunity to step in, cultivate custom solutions, and offer managed services has skyrocketed. In tandem, revenue from indirect channels has soared. While stats vary, a Forrester study commissioned by Mediafly reports that almost half (49%) of a company’s overall revenue comes from the channel. Or as Principal Analyst…

Influencers, Alliance Partners, and Advocates–Oh My!

By Tracy Diziere | June 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Technology is evolving faster than ever. With it comes massive shifts in the way we think about, strategize, and take action on marketing ideas—especially in the IT channel. Technology marketers have to read a ton to stay afloat in a fast-moving industry. And the buck doesn’t stop there. We’ve somehow got to synthesize what we’ve…

Post-B2BMX 2019 Panel: The Agency Edge

By Tracy Diziere | March 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

I was honored to be invited to share my perspectives on a “channel panel” (“The Agency Edge: The New Skill Sets & Services That Distinguish Channel-Fluent Marketing Agencies”) at #B2BMX in Scottsdale last week along with amazing professionals like Jennifer Anaya, Marie Rourke, and Angela Leavitt and moderated by Forrester analyst and Canadian (not to…

Save the Date: Beyond #B2BMX

By Tracy Diziere | March 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Every year I attend #B2BMX (this was my third), I struggle to keep up the momentum, to prioritize and implement all I learned and all the cool “springboard” ideas I had. I know I’m not alone here, and that “Nothing is created alone.” So I thought, wouldn’t it be amazing to get together on a…

Success Is an Inside Job

By Tracy Diziere | December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Part of my message at today’s Conscious Connections panel “Insight from Women of Influence, Impact + Profit” was “Success is an inside job.” This was/is a hard learned lesson and speaks to the need for personalized attention when growing as an entrepreneurial-minded leader. I/we need this kind of help. That’s why I fill the role of…

Why We Take a Holistic Approach to Service

By Tracy Diziere | November 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Why do we take a holistic approach to service? Why does service experience design start with a broad view? David Clarke in an Adweek article says it best: Experience isn’t just one thing. It’s comprised of sales, customer service, order entry, human resources, quality assurance, shipping, billing, collections, maintenance—a hundred parts of an enterprise. Therefore,…

Where We’ve Been Lately (as of Fall 2018)

By Tracy Diziere | October 4, 2018 | Comments Off on Where We’ve Been Lately (as of Fall 2018)

Local Events   Want to meet in person? Here are some of the upcoming and recurring local events where you’ll find us:   Conscious Connections Luncheons, third Wednesday of every month (Scottsdale, AZ) Presenting on October 17, 2018: Where Client Satisfaction Really Lives . . . and Why Your Marketing Dollars Aren’t Feeding It Empowered PhXX Entrepreneurship Summits &…

Nothing Is Created Alone

By Tracy Diziere | January 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

I’m putting a stake in the ground: Nothing is created alone. This is what came from my Root Session with the fabulous team at Root + River. I’ll write more here later. The important thing is to know that it does take other people to create. We need each other. Despite our ideas about rugged…

How Are You Responding to Uncertainty

By Tracy Diziere | September 23, 2016 | 1 Comment

Not Much Is for Certain. How Are You Responding to Uncertainty? Spoiler alert: I don’t have it all figured out but I do have one tool you can use related to strengths which I’ll address at the end. There seems to be a lot of buzz and advice around being comfortable with–accepting?– instead of responding to…

Celebrating Activator as a Strength

By Tracy Diziere | September 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Celebrating Activator Here are a few snippets and images to help you celebrate Activator as a strength and create awareness about it.