Templates for Your Channel Partner Program Strategy
These channel partner program templates were carefully curated by our content team to provide the toolkit you need to take your program’s strategy to the next level. Each item is free to download and ready for use.
Vendor Vetting Sheet Template
Selecting a vendor to help scale your channel program is no easy feat, but we’ve created a vendor/consultant vetting sheet to help you along the process. In addition to the template, we delve into what consultants are and how to select the right consultant for you.
Partner Channel Forecasting and Budget Sheet Template
When it comes to securing budget for your partner program and setting goals, it’s imperative to give yourself ample time to set a clear plan for the upcoming year. We’ve crafted a free channel budget and forecasting template to make this process easy as pie.
Bonus: David Paul, Venture Capital and Growth Equity Investor, joined us for an on-demand webinar about how to secure budget and what makes a good proposal
Candidate Interview Evaluation
The Partner Manager is one of the first hires on a partner team, though they’re unlikely to be your last. Do you know where to find the best new hire for your team? Or what to ask in each interview stage? Don’t worry; this template has you covered!
Discover everything you need to know about hiring a partner manager, including over 25 interview questions you can add directly to interview scorecards.
Channel Sales Strategy Deck
Channel partner programs are uniquely positioned to weather economic storms. Now is the time to reinforce existing channel partner strategies to maximize ROI while simultaneously cutting excess spending. Reinvesting in channel sales enables you to pursue new audiences with minimal upfront costs, like hiring full-time staff.
Use this template from Allbound to double-check that your channel partner program is ready to make the most of every dollar spent.
Channel Partner Marketing Plan Template
As you may know, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution to partner marketing plans. So, we here at Allbound sought to supply a few steps to ensure success.
In this interactive template, your plan will move from ideation to actualization with the support of step-by-step instruction and suggestions from the Allbound team.
Access the strategy template below to jumpstart your channel partner journey!
Partner Pitch Deck
If your 2023 plans include expanding your partner roster or scaling your channel, then the free Partner Pitch Deck template is for you! The objective of this deck is to show prospective partners:
- Who you are and what you’ve accomplished
- Which problems your product or software solve
- Why now is the right time to join your channel program
- What makes you different
- How to sell your product
- And finally, the most important piece: what’s in it for them
Channel Partner Scorecard Template
How do you gauge the success of a partnership? Allbound created a customizable template that gives you a clear and concise way to communicate the progress of five essential components of a successful partnership:
1. Training and Onboarding Progress
2. Deals Registered / Support Provided
3. MDF ROI
4. Pipeline / Annual Goal Pacing
5. Successful Plays
Free Referral Partner Agreement Template
Whether you’re just building your channel program or onboarding your 500th partner, there’s always one part of the process that may not be as exciting as the rest: the paperwork. Thankfully, Allbound has done the work for you with our simple and customizable 2021 Referral Partner Agreement Template.
This template includes the terms of:
- The referral process
- Negotiations and agreements
- Marketing, promotions, and trademarks
- and more
Quarterly Business Review PowerPoint Template
We’re nearing the end of a new quarter. Do you know what that means? It means that QBRs are right around the corner.
At times, QBRs can be time-consuming, but we’ve found a way to shorten prep time and efficiently connect with your partners. We’ve created a QBR guide and PowerPoint template to help you uncover strengths and growth opportunities within your channel partnerships.
Go West Readiness Checklist – Expanding Your Channel to the US Market
Broadening your program’s reach into a new territory can be fraught with challenges, with some regions presenting greater hurdles than others. One highly-competitive market which interests many European companies is the United States. If you prevail, you can tap into a treasure trove of new opportunities, but success is far from guaranteed in light of the steep competition and potential for cultural differences.
Allbound partnered with experienced EMEA channel programs to create a template that helps other partner programs determine whether they’re ready to tackle American frontiers.
SaaS Buyer Personas – CTO, IT Manager, CISO, & More
Allbound created this channel partner program template to help you pinpoint prospective companies’ decision-makers and understand what makes them tick. The specifics will vary based on the size of the organization and your specific product offering, so we encourage you to use these example personas to shape your own.
Understand Your Partners’ Requirements in a Portal
Your choice of a portal can make or break your program, so do your due diligence to confirm that your chosen platform meets your partners’ expectations. Similarly, if you’re shopping around for a new vendor, ensure that your partners’ priorities are at the forefront of your mind. This helpful channel program template helps you collect feedback through thoughtfully worded questions, ultimately arming you with the insights you need.
Channel Leader Offer Template
Save your hiring manager and yourself some time with this final partner program template. This sample offer letter covers all of the bases to confirm that you include all necessary information, including both the salary and commission.
The Ultimate Partner Journey Map Template
The needs of an onboarding partner will greatly vary from those trying to close their first deal or one which has been with your program for years. Use this channel program template to confirm that you have the necessary strategic assets and processes for partners at all stages. Can’t check all the boxes? It’s time to address your program’s blind spots.
Have Ideas for Additional Channel Partner Program Templates?
The Allbound team consistently produces new partner program templates to help channel professionals perfect processes and save time. We welcome any and all ideas for future templates that can make your role easier. Submit template suggestions using our live chat or emailing us at email@example.com.