Convey's Channel Partner MicroCast

Convey's Channel Partner MicroCast

We’d like to welcome our listeners to our Channel Partners MicroCast audio series. I’m Carolyn Bradfield, CEO of Convey Services, a technology specialist that runs an informational portal network in the channel used by over 23K sales partners.

Episodes

March 24, 2021 6 min

It’s Been March Madness in the Channel

Convey Channel Podcast Series

 I’ll admit that I’m not into basketball, but I do love watching Sister Jean on the sidelines, seeing the Cinderella teams knock out the top seeds, and enjoying the college kids having their moments of glory on the court.  For those of you that like history, the term March Madness came on the scene all the way back in 1939 when it was used to refer to Henry Porter, ...

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Conversation with Nationally Recognized Psychologist Dr. Sandra Newes

Our social isolation, uncertainty about our business future, lack of entertainment outlets and having to home school our children have taken a toll on all of us.  Learn the secrets behind how to maintain your resilience through the pandemic from psychologist Dr. Sandra Newes as she explains resilience, how you lose it and how you get it back.

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David Converse, VP of Sales at UCX Markets, visits with Convey CEO Carolyn Bradfield about the digital transformation that vendors and partners will engage in based on the evolution of the buying experience to a more virtual format. 

Take a listen and then attend Cloud Conventions to hear more from David and UCX.  http://cloudconventions.com


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Fireside Chat with Bob Paff, speaker at Cloud Conventions and Convey CEO Carolyn Bradfield

Bob Paff will be leading a session on Wednesday, May 11th at 2:00 on communication strategies during the COVID crisis.  Listen to a fireside chat between Bob and Convey CEO Carolyn Bradfield to explore what people need to be thinking about as they communication with employees, customers and prospects in the new virtualized world we find oursel...

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Carolyn Bradfield and Jon Arnold discuss Jon's upcoming speaker session at Cloud Conventions 2020, a virtual trade show.

Session Title:
The Evolution of our Workplace Strategies

Session Description: 
Join Jon Arnold, communications industry researcher and strategist, to navigate the digital transformation of the workplace in our new virtual work from home environment and beyond. The marketplace is now disrupted, but learn how disr...

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A behind the scenes look at the Cloud Conventions Trade Show Strategy

Convey went to a great deal of effort and research to understand how to take the elements of a live trade show and build as many of them as possible into a virtual environment to capture the interest and attention of the 30,000 sales partners and vendors we invited to be our guests as attendees.  Here is a glimpse at our virtual event strategy that we will execute...

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Adjusting Your Virtual Strategy, A Lesson from Cloud Conventions

As many of you know, our company Convey is producing an unprecedented virtual trade show and conference for the telecommunications and cloud channel, launching May 11 called Cloud Conventions.  And yes, webinars will be part of the content we offer.  But I promise you that we are cognizant of the fact that they cannot be delivered in the same way 95% of our industry do...

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Understanding the pivot point that business finds itself after COVID 19

Cloud Conventions, that likely will be the industry’s largest virtual trade show and conference, takes on a higher purpose.  Even though our event is not until May, we know that survival is still going to be an issue for many partners and vendors well into late spring and summer.  But even more than that, this disruption is going to lead to business process chan...

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Helping the Channel Get Business Back on Track 

Cloud Conventions is more important than ever because its purpose is to motivate our industry to keep themselves in gear so they in turn could get their business and help their customers get their businesses back on track as we navigate and emerge from the COVID crisis.  Launching on May 11, attendance is open and at no charge to the telecommunications and cloud channel.  Listen to the...

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How to keep employees socially connected

Let’s face it.  Times right now are pretty stressful at best and downright scary at worst.  We’ve sent our employees home and changed the way we do business as we cope with how to keep our employees truly connected and business moving forward.  Many of our people are more focused on navigating the dangers of going grocery shopping and how to keep their kids educated and entertained.

Convey kep...

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March 11, 2020 6 min

How Businesses Can Adjust in the face of the Coronavirus

You can’t turn on TV or the radio without having the media create a level of panic about the Coronavirus.  The telecommunications, cloud and contact center industry’s largest trade shows were cancelled with moments to spare.  And you all know the wild ride we are having on Wall Street. However, because we live in a technology-driven world, perhaps it is time to pivot, not pani...

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Reasons why you should not “do it yourself” when it comes to your website

Many small businesses think it’s OK to take a DIY approach when it comes to their website.  They get free technology from WordPress or inexpensive site building programs, set out to build their website or engage an inexpensive intern to do the job for them.  But much like those home DIY projects, the results are often not what the business needed or wanted and...

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Why WordPress sites are bad for small business

The current market leader in websites is WordPress powering 50 million websites.  It’s “free” technology for creating the site, appeals to the cost-conscious business, seems easy enough and offers some great looking layouts to make site creation easy.   If you already have WordPress as the underlying technology your site is built on or are considering using it, here are some downsides t...

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Avoiding Website Gotchas We talk about understanding the hidden issues that can bring a website to its knees.

When it comes to websites, most people realize that if the website looks bad, is outdated, and difficult to navigate, it hurts rather than helps a business.  But what they may not know, is that there are some gotchas in their websites that are often nasty surprises that cause them to spend lots of money in redesign, maintena...

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"You never have a second chance to make a first impression"

People make the same snap judgments about website that they do about people.  Google and other researched how people react to websites and found out that in about ½ a second, a person will form an opinion about your website and either stay to explore more or leave and go elsewhere.  Explore how your website might be leaving a bad first impression.

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December 11, 2019 6 min

Save time in how you manage, message, onboard and connect with your partners

For this MicroCast series we are focusing on the topic of gifts.  Now that doesn’t mean we are going to teach you how to find those deals and steals, get you informed about the latest gadgets or help you with the coolest trending Christmas gift.  Rather, we are going to focus on the gifts that Convey’s technology brings to master agents, carriers vendors an...

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December 11, 2019 6 min

Explore the tools that make your channel life easier. 

During the holiday season, we are focusing on gifts.  Not those deals and steals, cyber bargains or doorbusters, but the gifts that Convey’s technology brings to master agents, vendors, carriers and partners to make their business lives easier.  Today is tool time. Everyone has a tool guy in their life like my husband who has a gadget for everything to build things, repair stuff...

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December 11, 2019 5 min

We help you get more done in fewer steps.

For this MicroCast series we are focusing on the topic of gifts.  Now that doesn’t mean we are going to teach you how to find those deals and steals, get you informed about the latest gadgets or help you with the coolest trending Christmas gift.  Rather, we are going to focus on the gifts that Convey’s technology brings to master agents, vendors, carriers and partners to make their business ...

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Explore how where to find those gifts in our services.

This time of year, we are obsessed over gift giving.  We’ve now been through Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday trying to find just the right gifts for what seems like an ever-expanding list of people that expect them.  What makes this time much more stressful is the gift buying season happens to be shorter this year based on the limited number of shopping d...

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December 11, 2019 5 min

We keep you from flying blind and make your decisions count. 

For this MicroCast series we are focusing on the topic of gifts.  Now that doesn’t mean we are going to teach you how to find those deals and steals, get you informed about the latest gadgets or help you with the coolest trending Christmas gift.  Rather, we are going to focus on the gifts that Convey’s technology brings to master agents, vendors, carriers and partners to ...

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