The objective of this blog is to educate Esri Startup Program members on ArcGIS Marketplace and the benefits of becoming a Provider. Our team recently hosted a webinar on the topic, Expanding Your Reach with ArcGIS Marketplace, April 4, 2016, if you missed it, you can view the recording here: attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3592822842655164161.
Introducing ArcGIS Marketplace
The ArcGIS Marketplace is a destination that enables ArcGIS users around the world to easily search, discover, and get apps and content from Esri and qualified Providers for use within their organization. Providers are, Esri Business Partners, Esri Distributors, Esri Startups or Emerging Partners, and Esri. All the apps in the Marketplace are built to work with ArcGIS Online so they can easily be shared with ArcGIS Online groups and users within your organization, making it easier to find apps and data that serve visitor’s needs.
Who can be a Provider?
Whether you're a long-time partner or new to Esri, you are just a few steps away from becoming an authorized provider.
Benefits of Becoming a Provider:
We make it easier for you to generate leads, connect with worldwide users, and provide free trials. Here is a list of additional benefits:
How are Providers Being Successful?
App providers represented in ArcGIS Marketplace include GEO Jobe, Mapillary, what3words, Antris, Maptiks, and more. Marketplace Content providers include AccuWeather, Blackbridge, Hexagon, Airbus Esri, and many more.
Esri Partner, GEO Jobe, highlights their success and experience with the ArcGIS Marketplace. GEO Jobe offers development and consulting packages, working with clients to identify opportunities where GIS technology can increase operational efficiency and then implement solutions that allow for these opportunities to be capitalized on. They also feature the top three most popular Marketplace apps, were an early adopter, and provision their applications to 2,500+ organizations and growing daily.
GEO Jobe offered a few tips and benefits on how they are being successful with ArcGIS Marketplace: Bundle your product with an existing Esri business partner
We strongly encourage you to explore leveraging the trusted expertise of Esri Partners such as GEO Jobe as you prepare to go to market. Doing so, you can gain critical business intel and best practices, get to market fast and quickly discover the power of the ArcGIS Platform.
How do I Become a Provider?
Being a Provider means you’re ready to sell your app on ArcGIS Marketplace. To learn more about the requirements and process visit: https://www.esri.com/en-us/arcgis-marketplace/become-provider. To help our startups get a jump start we’ve prepared a Marketplace Readiness Checklist* divided into four main topic areas:
Marketplace Readiness Checklist*
*This checklist is a guideline, always refer to marketplace.arcgis.com for the most up to date requirements, guidelines, and common questions.
Are you a startup partner ready to sell your app or content on ArcGIS Marketplace, apply to become a provider. We want to help get you access to the largest GIS user base in the world and make it easy for you to connect with users, provide free trials, and generate leads.
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