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Third-Party Developer Program Toolkit

$ 99.00

Templates, training and everything you need to effectively recruit third-party developers to your platform

The Developer Program Toolkit is based on best practices used in industry-leading platform developer programs. Take advantage of the tips, templates and lessons learned from the industry’s best companies. Learn best practices and avoid making costly mistakes.

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Product Description

A well-executed third-party developer program can help your organization recruit hundreds (or even thousands) of developers and build a strong strategic competitive position. Most developer programs fail because they don’t have a viable plan and are not well executed. If you are responsible for creating or managing a developer program, the Third Party Developer Program Toolkit can help you avoid common mistakes and achieve a higher probability of success.

You could spend hours learning how to run an effective Third Party Developer Program to support your platform, making costly mistakes and creating your own documents and templates. Save time and money with the Third Party Developer Program Toolkit and have the knowledge, tips, training, templates and samples you need to run a successful program.

Included is a narrated presentation that covers all of the critical elements you need to be aware of, including:

  • Setting goals for your plan
  • Vision and objectives
  • Messages, strategies and requirements
  • Defining the infrastructure
  • Internal program rollout
  • External program rollout
  • Resources required
  • Creating a compelling value proposition
  • Budget considerations
  • Tools and resources
  • Additional tips for success
  • Top 10 Reasons Why Developer Programs Fail

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What’s Included

  • Narrated 49 slide presentation covering how run a third-party developer program
  • Easy to use click-and-type templates and samples in Microsoft Office and FileMaker formats
    • Fully customizable – add your own company logo, header and footer information, etc.
    • Evangelism Plan template and sample
    • Developer program timeline
    • Seeding Program Invitation letter
    • Developer Database (Excel and FileMaker formats)
    • Developer Evangelism Plan Guidelines
    • Evangelism Project Cost Estimator
    • Developer Briefing guidelines and agenda
    • 3 Year roadmap and guidelines
    • 1 Year roadmap and guidelines, formatted for technology and tools, developer training, or market opportunity
    • Partner Program Agreement
  •  Top 10 Reasons Why Developer Programs Fail white paper
  • 30 minute consultation with a 280 Group consultant to discuss your developer program plans


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Note for certification self-study courses only: No refunds will be issued after the exam has been scheduled through AIPMM regardless of the amount of time that has transpired. Additionally, if we provide you with a refund you will not be eligible to take any AIPMM or 280 Group certifications at any time in the future as we have no way of verifying whether you have studied the materials for which you received a refund.

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The 30 minute consultation that is included with toolkits (there is not a consultation with the self-study courses) is limited to 30 minutes per customer, regardless of how many toolkits are purchased.

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All products are governed by a single user license and may only be used by one person. If others wish to use it, they will need to purchase their own copies. Multiple user and site licenses are available—please contact us for details.

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Are the toolkits Macintosh-compatible or available to view with an iPad or Andriod device?

The toolkits have presentations in PDF format and include templates in MIcrosoft Office format. These may be used on any device that supports these formats. NOTE: The self-study courses will ONLY work on Mac and Windows and DO NOT work on the iPad or any other devices that do not support Adobe Flash.