Engaging in Analyst Relations is sending a message: Five common traits confident vendors are displaying

Success breeds success: When I talk to technology vendors about starting an analyst relations program I get all kinds of reactions. One way or another most vendors have had first or second hand experiences with analysts. Either they’ve seen competitors promoting the latest research publication which featured them in a favorable way or they have Read more about Engaging in Analyst Relations is sending a message: Five common traits confident vendors are displaying[…]

Getting started with Analyst Relations: In-house or external AR agency?

Getting started with analyst relations can prove to be quite a challenge if a company does not have any previous experience in dealing with analyst companies. At this point it is time to consider the alternatives of in-house analyst relations and/or utilizing an external analyst relations agency. From the perspective of the corporation, it seems Read more about Getting started with Analyst Relations: In-house or external AR agency?[…]

Analyst Relations – Nothing Start-ups Should Worry About. Or Should They?

It is a common belief that the playing field of analyst relations is reserved for the ‘big guys’ who are spending lots of money on their relationship with the analyst companies. And for the most part it is true that it is mostly established companies that have implemented structured analyst relations programs. For this reason Read more about Analyst Relations – Nothing Start-ups Should Worry About. Or Should They?[…]

Killer products don’t sell

  Of course they do. Didn’t we just manage to convince the first 50 customers to buy our solution? Yes, you did. But now ask yourself what the reasons for closing those deals were. What were the parameters involved in getting your customers to evaluate the products in the first place? In many cases a Read more about Killer products don’t sell[…]