DocuSign Partner Program Expands Reach as Demand for eSignature Service Accelerates
Rapid Adoption of DocuSign eSignature Service Ignites New Lead Referral Program and Spurs Partner Success
SEATTLE – February 9, 2010 - DocuSign®, the leader in on-demand electronic signature solutions, today announced the launch of the DocuSign Partner Program, a comprehensive initiative to effectively extend DocuSign’s reach through strategic, referral and affiliate partners. The program is designed to further accelerate the adoption of DocuSign eSignature services through qualifying channel partners while increasing partner revenue through enhanced solution offerings. The DocuSign Partner Programsimple, easy on-boarding, and do not require any upfront fees or pre-certifications. Qualifying partners can leverage advanced DocuSign training, best practices, competitive analysis, marketing tools and co-marketing program opportunities.
"The DocuSign Partner Program is critical to our growth strategy as demand for electronic signature services accelerate," said Steve King, president and CEO of DocuSign. "We have reached a pivotal stage where partners can now leverage customer maturity with the DocuSign product as a competitive advantage to attain rapid, long-term success. This program offers solution providers, consultants and publishing partners a variety of DocuSign tools and opportunities to earn revenue, and to build and strengthen their business in an explosive market."
Under the DocuSign Partner Program, the first pathway to success is a program for strategic partners. The DocuSign Strategic Partner Program enables a long term, synergistic partnership with solution providers offering complementary technologies. Strategic Partners integrate the DocuSign eSignature service within existing technology offerings to expand capabilities and create a more comprehensive software portfolio. These partners provide clients solutions with maximum value, performance, and greater depth and breadth, thereby securing long-term business relationships and recurring revenue. In addition to core partner tools, Strategic Partners can access a DocuSign development account and experienced technical advisors, sales and marketing professionals. Solution providers collaborate with DocuSign to successfully offer unique, value-based technology solutions that provide recurring revenue.
Consulting referrals are the second path to expanding the DocuSign service under the DocuSign Partner Program. Business process improvement consultancies are eager to offer DocuSign for its ability to cut costs, increase productivity, streamline workflows and promote green initiatives. The DocuSign Partner Referral Program provides consultants a broad range of marketing materials and access to a dedicated online portal for submitting referrals. Commissions are paid monthly for every qualifying referral for DocuSign eSignature services.
The Affiliate Partner Program rounds out the DocuSign Partner Program offerings by extending DocuSign eSignature services through qualifying online publishers. This Partner Program includes program management, network management and affiliate optimization, and complements the firm's current aggressive online marketing initiatives. Affiliate Partners receive a commission for generating a qualifying click-through transaction, such as a lead or subscription with DocuSign and can register at: http://www.docusign.com/partners/affiliate-signup/index.php.
Currently, DocuSign is focusing on on-boarding Strategic and Referral Partners in the Financial Services, Real Estate and Media/Communications segments, and within the salesforce.com ecosystem. More information on the Strategic Partners Program can be found at: http://docusign.com/partners/partner-strategic.php. Those interested in the Referral Partner Program can learn more at http://docusign.com/partners/partner-referral.php.
About DocuSign, Inc.
DocuSign, Inc. is the leading provider of on-demand software services for electronic signature.DocuSign empowers individuals, small businesses and global enterprises to operate faster and more efficiently, with greater profitability, enhanced security and compliance. DocuSign is the only Web-based service to securely automate and control the entire electronic document signing process. DocuSign employs the SaaS eSign industry's only enterprise class SAS-70, fully redundant data center delivering 99.993% uptime for customers over the last 30 months. To date, more than 70 million signature events have been executed using DocuSign. In addition, DocuSign is the official and exclusive provider of e-signature services for the National Association of REALTORS® 1.1 million members, under the REALTOR Benefits® Program.
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