SmartChannel’s Syndicated Commerce model allows you to involve your partners in every aspect of ecommerce. Your partners will have the ability to earn commission for referring sales from their digital marketing efforts, nurture renewals, send end customers to commerce check out via quote-to-cart, syndicate your product catalog for their own ecommerce store and even embed a special version of your store on their website—complete with co-branding capabilities.
Step 1. Partners engage end customers through a web URL link, nurturing email, quote with link to the cart, or an embedded storefront.
Step 2. The customer arrives at the store and SmartChannel captures the referring partner information. SmartChannel supports co-branding with partner logos to ensure a seamless end customer experience and provide the option to select a preferred partner supplier.
Step 3. Once the order has been placed and fulfilled, the order details are recorded in SmartChannel and the referring partner is credited for the order. Commissions are calculated and the sale is reported in the SmartChannel dashboard, which features end customer details, real-time reporting, alerts and automatic calculations.
The Syndicated Commerce SmartChannel model solves the channel conflict challenge, giving your partners a new capability to market and sell online. This model is a great fit in scenarios where: