We’re digital content and sales experts who thrive in evolving markets. We embrace the changing IT media landscape. In fact, we help to shape it. We focus on extreme IT niches, specialized content and lead generation services. Our areas of focus include:
Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media. has years of experience creating custom editorial solutions; including white papers, case studies and customer success stories and custom research for brands including Cisco, CompTIA, Kaseya, Xerox and more. Please contact us for more information, and take a look at a few of our samples below.
CISCO: Cisco was looking to showcase their brand experience in managed services as they made entry into the market with messaging. NLMI took the opportunity to segment the following 6-page document by technology solution, to help illustrate Cisco’s solution set across the managed service space.
Cisco Powered Managed Services: Six-page custom editorial feature explores the key benefits of Cisco-oriented managed services.
CompTIA: CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association, and leading IT channel association in the US, tapped NLMI to create a series of custom editorial pieces to help elevate their educational leadership in the IT channel. Here is an example of one of the pieces NLMI created.
CompTIA Security Trustmark: Four-page custom editorial highlights why VARs, vendors and end-customers are embracing CompTIA’s security accreditation.
INTERMEDIA: Intermedia, a leading hosted exchange provider, wanted to provide managed service providers and easy to understand tip list to help them better run their business. The final document was developed into a small 5×7 handbook and is still used today at multiple managed services and IT channel conferences.
Intermedia: Seven habits of highly successful MSPs
KASEYA: In the first year the MSPmentor 100 survey was launched, Kaseya customers represented about 50% of the top 100. Building on the theme, Kaseya tapped NLMI to look more deeply into the traits Kaseya MSP customers shared, traits which other MSPs might be able to focus on to become more successful.
Kaseya MSP Leadership: Explores the correlation between Kaseya and the world’s top 100 managed service providers.
Market research helps us keep an eye on market trends; and helps our readers learn more about their market niche and how they (and their peers) play a part. Since 2008, Nine Lives Media Inc. has produced the following market research pieces.
- MSPmentor 100, an annual survey that ranks the top 100 MSPs globally
- MSPmentor 250, annual look at the executives, entrepreneurs, experts, coaches and community leaders shaping the global managed services market
- Top 25 Channel Finance Pros, and annual report that will help VARs and MSPs to find the key companies, organizations and financial lenders that can assist with short-term cash flow and long-term growth strategies.
Event Moderation/Content Development
The Nine Lives Media content team can help shape entire conferences or just stack a main panel discussion with market leaders and create an strong dialogue. Our team has worked with Cisco, CompTIA and many other leading brands in the tech sector; let us know if you have any questions.
Nine Lives Media has been working with video since our launch in 2008 and offer branded FastChat Video series for many of our customers. We can create a series of videos for your company that showcases customer success studies, highlights new product launches and more. Click here to take a look at some of our sponsored videos.