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SaaStr Podcast Crosses 1,500,000 Downloads: With Box, Trello, Qualtrics, Flexport, Intercom and More

SaaStr

We are up to almost 16o Official SaaStr podcasts and there is a small chance you may have missed one or two ??. The Top 10 Most Downloaded of 2017 do sort of map to well known brands, although not entirely.

From First-Time Buyer To Loyal Customer: Ecommerce Email 101

The Daily Egg

Oh, that feeling when you see your latest campaign was a big success! Lots of new customers acquired, products sold, and sales revenue made… Now, let’s pause for a moment and take a look at your historical data. What’s the share of first-time buyers who’ve bought from you only once?

The InsightSquared Community for Customers

InsightSquared

Working with our users every day on the Services team, I know that customers of InsightSquared possess a wealth of knowledge about everything related to sales and marketing analytics.

Get Excited! 50+ New VCs Are Coming to SaaStr Europa!

SaaStr

One really important driver for us at SaaStr is to help build the SaaS community and foster connections. That community can come in the form of anything from peer mentorship or tactical advice from session content, or even networking with VCs to help grow your company.

Techstars and Innovation Leader Reveal Best Practices for Leveraging Startups in Corporate Innovation

TechStars

Research shows corporations create coherent partnering and investing strategies with startups.

How Lessonly’s Kyle Roach teaches his team to sell the dream

Predictable Revenue

On this edition of The Predictable Revenue Podcast, co-host Collin Stewart welcomes Kyle Roach, Sales Development Manager at Lessonly. The post How Lessonly’s Kyle Roach teaches his team to sell the dream appeared first on Predictable Revenue - The Outbound Success Company. We help companies grow faster with Outbound Sales.

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Want 98% Open Rates? Launch An SMS Marketing Program For Your Online Store

The Daily Egg

SMS marketing is gaining more and more traction as a way to communicate important updates to customers about their orders, keep shoppers engaged, and move them through the sales funnel. Not only is SMS quick and easy to set up, but statistics suggest customers prefer text updates over email.

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Teaching a VC How To See

TechStars

Mary Haskett, founder and CEO of Blink Identity , had a problem. Time after time, she and her cofounder, Alex Kilpatrick, would walk into an important meeting—often with a potential investor—and Alex, a man, would get the handshake.

The Pinterest IPO

Andreessen Horowitz

Pinterest went public today! . An IPO is a giant milestone for any company. I had the privilege of being CEO when OpenTable went public, in May 2009 — in the depths of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. … design ecommerce online communities announcements consumer startups IPOs

The Product Led Growth Market Map

OpenView Labs

Editor’s Note: This article was first published on October 4, 2018 and updated on April 18, 2019. . Product led growth (PLG) is the future of SaaS. While the terminology is new to many of us, this go-to-market strategy has been gaining popularity across the software ecosystem for years.

5 Interesting Learnings From PagerDuty. And Congrats on the A+ IPO!!

SaaStr

PagerDuty just pulled off the most recent super successful SaaS IPO! A huge congrats to CEO Jennifer Tejada and the team, who have spoken 3x at our SaaStr Annual and events and been great partners around our inclusion efforts as well.

[CRO Report] High Anxiety vs High ROI: 1350 Website Experts Weigh In On Marketing’s Biggest Missed Opportunity

The Daily Egg

We’ve always thought that great research uncovers secret behaviors.

Disrupting Environmental Destruction

TechStars

Source: Ben Duke. Disruption” is a word that gets tossed around business a lot these days. But what if we could disrupt not just the way we do business, but the fate of our species and our planet? The World In 2050. What will the world look like in 2050?

10 steps to create a successful sales plan for your business (+ free sales plan template)

Close.io

Strategy. Few words are thrown around with as much wanton disregard as ‘the big S’. The Internet is full of people who will tell you all about the success they’ve found from their strategies.

What should designers ship?

Inside Intercom

One of the product design principles we have at Intercom is “What you ship is what matters.” ” But what do you ship? It’s a fundamental question that every product designer needs to ask themselves. Click to enlarge. There are three potential answers: “I ship design.”. “I

“The “Dos & Don’ts” of Building Winning SaaS Companies with G2 Crowd (Video + Transcript)

SaaStr

Join G2 Crowd CEO Godard Abel for a session on the secrets to the top-rated vendors on G2Crowd, AppExchange, and other platforms. He also discusses all the trials, errors and successes he had throughout all of his previous startups. Want to see more content like this session?

4/16: Disney+ vs. Netflix: the battle rages on

ProfitWell

Wake up with subscription and you’re set. It’s National Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day, but since I’m a high functioning grown up, this is about as wild as it’s gonna get. Abby here, with the subscription news we need on this fine Tuesday. The Rundown In resources. Curaytor Your Search.

A New Way to Help Student Entrepreneurs Succeed: Learnings from the inaugural LaunchPad Lift Cohort, part of the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars entrepreneurship program

TechStars

LaunchPad Lift “was the most impactful incubator/entrepreneurship program I have participated in. The cohort not only connected me to experts in a wide range of fields (branding, fundraising, HR) but was incredibly personalized and practical. Every single meeting made a difference.

Customer Testimonials: Where, When, and How to Use Compelling Stories to Build Trust and Credibility

Groove HQ

Customers rely on testimonials to gauge if a product or service is worth taking a leap of faith for. In fact, 84% of customers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations.

How to scale a global sales operations team

Inside Intercom

As your sales organization scales up, there’s one function that becomes crucial to your ability to drive revenue efficiently – sales operations. Until Xerox created the first team in the 1970s, sales operations didn’t exist.

10 Tough Lessons We Learned Building a Prenicorn Outside of Silicon Valley from Pendo.io (Video + Transcript)

SaaStr

Building a hyper-growth company is hard anywhere, but building one outside the Bay Area comes with its own unique challenges. Learn how Pendo built a product, team, and culture in its Raleigh hometown that could scale coast-to-coast and continent-to-continent.

Your Six-Month Checklist for Subscription Success

Rebilly | Insights Into Subscription Billing

One of the biggest draws of starting your own subscription-based service or product is the idea of “set it and forget it” recurring revenue. But setting up any kind of business takes work, time, and intention – and avoiding many potential pitfalls along the way.

The Complete Guide to Improving Your Customer Success Health Score

Totango

An illuminated “check engine” light is scary because it doesn’t offer any solution. There could be any number of reasons why that little beacon has been lit. For many, “check engine” may as well just say “car broken”—and that’s terrifying. The lesson is that our early warning systems are only as valuable as the responses they trigger. This is certainly true of the customer success health scores used to monitor the status of customers.

Is all software going to $0?

ProfitWell

Ryan Buckley , CEO of MightySignal , has been thinking a lot about pricing lately. Today, he asks us a fascinating question about pricing in the software space: Is all software going to $0?

Backlinks: Your Free Link Analysis Tool

Neil Patel

Please note that you may have to clear your browser cache to see the latest version of Ubersuggest. Do you want to know how many people are linking to you? Do you want to find more link opportunities? Well, I created a free backlink tool that will allow you to do that (and much more).

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SaaStr Podcast #224: Zendesk CEO Mikkel Svane on Lessons from Zendesk Beyond $1B ARR

SaaStr

Mikkel Svane is the CEO of Zendesk. Join him as he takes you through his lessons taking Zendesk beyond a billion in ARR. . This is SaaStr’s Founder’s Favorites Series. Every Thursday we share one of SaaStr Annual’s best of the best sessions that you might have missed.

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The 40+ Best Apps for Salespeople Who Want to Win

Sales Hacker

To win at sales, you need the right tools. And to help, we’ve pulled together more than 40 of the best apps for salespeople. Whether you’re looking to be more productive, save time, do your job better, or simply look your best, these are the apps you’ll turn to time and time again.

Should you disrupt or create a category? 5 lessons from Gainsight’s CMO Anthony Kennada

Inside Intercom

But it can be a real challenge knowing that’s what you’re doing from the outset. In late 2007, a pair of roommates found themselves scraping their wallets to come up with enough cash to cover their exorbitant San Francisco rent.

Why Hiring Senior Leaders Early Is Worth the Investment

OpenView Labs

There’s no other way to put it. Getting hiring right is absolutely critical. Any VC will tell you that the first thing they look for in an early stage company is a truly special team. But that’s only half of the story.

Re-tooling How Organizations Make Decisions

Andreessen Horowitz

Want A Shot at $100K? Submissions Are Open For The SaaStr & Ingram Micro Startup Pitch Competition!

SaaStr

Need some extra cash flow to help your startup take it to the next level? Well, we’re here to help! We’re excited today to announce the first ever SaaStr Startup Pitch Competition presented by Ingram Micro.