B2C Vs. B2B SaaS: Understanding the Difference

SaaS Metrics

Software as a Service (SaaS) is a software distribution model in which applications are maintained by third-party vendors and provided to customers over the Internet. SaaS customers are mostly companies and sometimes end-users of applications. Therein lies the difference between B2B and B2C SaaS companies. A common example of a B2C SaaS. The post B2C Vs. B2B SaaS: Understanding the Difference first appeared on SaaS Metrics.

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Building a Successful B2B Outbound Sales Strategy From Scratch

Predictable Revenue

Co-Founder and CEO of Lemlist, the coolest sales automation platform ever created, shares tips and tricks to grow a SaaS company in a B2B space, from scratch! The post Building a Successful B2B Outbound Sales Strategy From Scratch appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

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Marketing Goals Examples for B2B SaaS Marketing Teams

Incredo

SaaS Marketing StrategyNowadays, successful marketing teams try to keep their position as the most effective ones in the marketplace by providing clients with epic experiences and remarkable results. At the core of any well-organized marketing team lies the mission of creating innovative and effective marketing and sales systems for customers leading to predictable and scalable growth.

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6 B2B Payment Processing Tools for 2021

Baremetrics

1 Different B2B Payment Processing Tools 1. Different B2B Payment Processing Tools B2B payment processing tools fall into three major categories: Payment gateways: Payment systems that let B2B clients send you money for subscriptions and services securely.

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B2B SaaS Financial Operations Trends Report 2021

From the economy to funding to the downstream impacts of ASC-606 adoption, we explore what finance teams and founders alike are most concerned about in 2021 in our report. If you're in B2B SaaS, you don't want to miss this one.

How Tech Stacks Up in B2B

Andreessen Horowitz

AI, machine & deep learning enterprise & SaaS security & privacy

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How to effectively generate B2B SaaS leads (or skip this article and lose qualified SaaS leads)

Incredo

If you are asking yourself, “Why does my business-to-business (B2B) SaaS company need leads?” SaaS Lead Generation SaaS Marketing StrategyLeads. Leads = customers = profits. then you are in the wrong industry.

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The great B2B SaaS companies of tomorrow

ProfitWell

Today on Recur Now, we look at the difficulties for a traditional SaaS company to be successful in today’s market—and what the next great B2B SaaS companies will actually look like. Listen wherever you get podcasts: How is B2B SaaS growth trending over time? ??7

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The B2B Marketplace Funding Napkin 2021

Point Nine Land

What does it take to raise capital, in B2B marketplaces, in 2021? Over the last few years, we’ve published a number of SaaS funding napkins as well as marketplace napkins. This year, we’re shaking things up with our first ever B2B marketplace napkin!

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A Primer on B2B Marketplaces: Challenges and Opportunities

Point Nine Land

Think back to the days of eBay and Craigslist, that’s pretty much where we stand with B2B marketplaces. In particular, B2B transactions tend to involve higher average order values (AOVs) and generally have much more complex workflows. vc startup marketplaces saas b2b

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Digital Trends Report 2020

As part of our goal to continue helping our community during these times, we wanted to share with you this critical data on the state of digital products across industries and provide context on how businesses are responding to the changing winds.

The 5 Steps for a Successful SaaS B2B Renewal

CloudKettle

Rapid growth for SaaS businesses is important, not just to scale, but also. The post The 5 Steps for a Successful SaaS B2B Renewal appeared first on CloudKettle. SaaS Sales and Marketing B2B churn CSM customer acquisition cost customer succes customer success manager growth hacker onboarding renewal Saas training User ExperienceWhat is Churn?

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7 Hacks for Building and Scaling B2B Marketplaces

Point Nine Land

B2B marketplaces are still in their infancy and there is no clear playbook on how to build and scale them yet. Lantum, for instance, moved from being a pure marketplace and charging a commission to being a SaaS heavy platform which monetizes based on subscriptions as well as a take rate.

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11 Key GTM Metrics for B2B Startups

Andreessen Horowitz

0/ There is a dazzling amount of inconsistency in what GTM (go-to-market) metrics are presented at board meetings of early stage B2B (business to business) companies. enterprise & SaaS Company Building 101 economics listicles tweetstorms

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??Your B2B SaaS index has been delivered

ProfitWell

Today, we’re proud to officially launch the ProfitWell Subscription Index —a dataset to keep you up to date on subscription market trends and the status of the B2B SaaS vertical as it stands today. Listen wherever you get podcasts: How is B2B SaaS growth trending over time? ??7

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MarTech Podcast | The Enterprise B2B SaaS Digital Marketing Playbook

CloudKettle

The post MarTech Podcast | The Enterprise B2B SaaS Digital Marketing Playbook appeared first on CloudKettle. SaaS Sales and Marketing B2B data visualization lead generation Marketing Martech podcast revenue operations revenue optimization Saas SalesforceCatch our CEO, Greg Poirier, on the MarTech podcast talking about data warehousing, data visualization, retargeting.

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What is the psychology behind the B2B enterprise sale?

SaaStr

In 2019, the average enterprise buyers has deployed over 100+ SaaS apps, per Okta numbers. The general pyschology thus is different than it used to be in SaaS. Instead, SaaS buyers are smart. The post What is the psychology behind the B2B enterprise sale? And the average SMB buyer has already purchased 50+ apps. So your prospects and customers are veterans. The ideal flow is: Marketing generates awareness. Marketing (demand gen) and/or Sales (outbound) generates leads.

25% of B2B SaaS Sales Are Headed to Cloud Marketplaces

OpenView Labs

Beyond access to this massive pool of pre-committed cloud spend, B2B marketplaces unlock larger buyer budgets, accelerated deal velocity and valuable co-sell opportunities with the cloud providers. B2B buyers want ecommerce buying experiences.

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What is the best tool for B2B SaaS marketing automation?

Net-Results

The post What is the best tool for B2B SaaS marketing automation? Marketing Automation Quora Answers SaaS Sales Management enterprise SaaS Marketing Automation Software saas marketingYou’ll obviously get a bunch of “pick me! pick me!” answers here. Now, I’ll do that, too (check out Net-Results! It will blow your mind!) , but I will also give you some pointers on how you can find the right platform for YOUR organization.

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Understanding Your Leading Indictors for B2B SaaS Business

SaaSOptics

I was talking to a serial entrepreneur who just raised over $10 MM for his SaaS venture. A B2B SaaS company wants to increase their initial average selling price (ASP). The post Understanding Your Leading Indictors for B2B SaaS Business appeared first on SaaSOptics.

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How Flexible B2B SaaS Billing Software Can Help Grow Your Business

Chargify

Fortunately, equipped with the right SaaS billing software, your business can offer more options than ever before. The post How Flexible B2B SaaS Billing Software Can Help Grow Your Business appeared first on Chargify.

Top 9 B2B Marketing Strategies to Maximize Growth in 2019

ProfitWell

As a B2B marketer, you’re no stranger to the often overwhelming count of tasks on your plate. The most effective B2B marketers know better than most how to prioritize their workflow, automate tasks, organize their calendars, and invest in marketing channels that pay dividends. It’s a tough task, but for those of us that have dedicated our careers to the B2B space, it’s nothing short of addicting, intellectually-challenging, and ever-changing. What is B2B marketing?

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1 Key SaaS Sales Metric to Fine-Tune Sales Productivity

InsightSquared

Sales is the engine driving SaaS company value. And sales expense is typically the largest expense item on a growth SaaS company’s income statement. Typical SaaS Sales Metrics. At the highest level, SaaS companies look at sales expense, headcount, sales productivity and SaaS metrics like: The cost of new customer acquisition (CAC). These processes are important to track accurately and benchmark to achieve the SaaS performance expected in the market.

Why B2B is finally investing in brand

Chart Mogul

These SaaS companies are raising the table stakes for business software by leveraging the power of brand experience. So what does it take to build a standout B2B brand in 2018? Many growth industries — SaaS included — congregate around new trends. These recent subtle shifts in approach to B2B branding have snowballed into a full scale rethink of what it means to produce and sell B2B software. Post-consumerization SaaS is here.

Why This B2B Startup Is Taking a Codeless Approach to the Product-Demo Experience

Entrepreneur - SaaS

shares how his SaaS startup equips sales teams with the tools they need to increase performance with a consistent, seamless and successful product demo. The co-founder and CEO of Walnut.io

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The REAL Future of Work: Connecting Top CEOs of B2B Companies with Top Enterprise CXOs

SaaStr

Hear from top innovators in Cloud and SaaS that will leave you inspired and armed with the knowledge to transform your business. How to qualify for the Exclusive Networking at the Enterprise Summit: A CEO at a SaaS or Cloud company with $20M – $2B ARR, selling to the enterprise; OR.

Can you elaborate on the year 2, 3, N referral partner commission for enterprise B2B SaaS?

SaaStr

The post Can you elaborate on the year 2, 3, N referral partner commission for enterprise B2B SaaS? The biggest difference is the goals. If a partner program’s goal is to align 2 sales teams, then commissions really should only be paid on Year 1 deals closed together. If you want to truly partner — start here when you design partner deals and partner programs.

Q&A with RTVision on Streamlining B2B SaaS Financial Operations

SaaSOptics

Since 1999, RTVision’s SaaS solution has helped local governments and their partners streamline complex operations, inspire public engagement and protect data integrity. Success Stories

Where can I find commission-only salespeople online to sell B2B software?

SaaStr

Q: Where can I find commission-only salespeople online to sell B2B software? While there may be exceptions, I’ve never seen “1099 reps”, i.e. commission-only, work in B2B and SaaS. The post Where can I find commission-only salespeople online to sell B2B software? Don’t. There are just too many vendors, too much competition, and it’s too much work for someone with little incentive if they can’t close instantly to … pull off a deal.

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Managing B2B Customer Lifecycle Stages

Totango

The most effective way to follow this progress is to break down the journey into modular B2B customer lifecycle stages. The resulting subscription and SaaS supplier models spread customer lifetime value across repeated cycles of renewal and upsell and give customers the power to walk away if they’re not satisfied. The concept of B2B customer lifecycle stages gives focus to this ideal. Renewal is essential to the growth of every SaaS enterprise.

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Dear B2B SaaS Companies: Mobile Experience Can’t Be an Afterthought

OpenView Labs

For the longest time, B2B SaaS companies have failed to put much thought into their mobile experience because: People don’t work on mobile. Even the biggest SaaS market, the U.S.,

Understanding the B2B Customer Journey and How It Differs from B2C

Totango

The B2B customer journey resembles the B2C experience in many ways, but there are also some important differences. In this article, we’ll look at the B2B vs. B2C customer journey to see what’s the same and what’s different. How journeys differ for B2B and B2C customers.

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a16z Podcast: AI in B2B

Andreessen Horowitz

But recently AI has found its way … The post a16z Podcast: AI in B2B appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. AI, machine & deep learning enterprise & SaaS Company Building 101 founder/maker stories future of work salesConsumer software may have adopted and incorporated AI ahead of enterprise software, where the data is more proprietary, and the market is a few thousand companies not hundreds of millions of smartphone users.

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The Best B2B Client Expansion Strategy

Totango

Client expansion is the bird-in-the-hand approach to B2B enterprise growth. The digitization of business has changed the way SaaS and subscription enterprises derive value from their customers and given rise to a mutually beneficial model.

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Complicated & Changing Fast – That’s B2B SaaS Today (Can Your Billing Keep Up?)

Chargify

B2B SaaS businesses growing fast, fueled by innovation and energy, skidding to a halt because of billing. Because B2B SaaS is unlike any other industry, and perhaps most unlike B2C SaaS, with which it’s often and incorrectly compared. .

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What’s your top 3 advice for selling B2B SaaS products?

Net-Results

The post What’s your top 3 advice for selling B2B SaaS products? Quora Answers B2b Marketing b2b saas saas marketingAssuming you’ve got your marketing down and are infusing leads with a need for your product, here’s 3 things I see work on sales consistently: Listen. I keep being surprised by AE’s rattling off their pitch. Big no-no. Your job is to understand the customer’s world. Be a consultant. Help them.

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Ultimate Guide to B2B Sales Hiring and Management

OpenView Labs

B2B sales involves one business selling its product to another business. Those with experience in both B2B and B2C sales know that B2B is a lot tougher—the deals are bigger, there’s often more than one decision-maker, and the competition is intense.

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SaaS Metrics for Enterprise-Driven B2B Networks (Modified LTV/CAC)

Software Platform Consulting

A couple of posts ago , I started a series on SaaS metrics unique to enterprise-driven B2B Networks. The key point is that for enterprise-driven B2B networks, both CAC and LTV need to be modified to take into account the ecosystem an enterprise brings to the other side of the platform. If you like fancy math symbols, and who doesn’t, it would look something like this: Modified CAC for Enterprise Driven B2B Platforms = Traditional Buyer CAC + ?

Taking a $4B Company from Consumer to B2B with Pluralsight (Video + Transcript)

SaaStr

We all know and could name several successful B2C and B2B companies. That was in 2010, and we committed the company to go big with this cloud-based SaaS business model that would allow us to reach individuals anywhere in the world.

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The Top SaaS Companies Have An Average of ~350 Integrations

SaaStr

But for most B2B companies, your API, your partner programs, and the like are extensions. Ok so how many integrations do SaaS companies typically end up with? It turns out: SaaS leaders like Okta, Shopify, Atlassian and Slack all have 2,000+ integrations. Your API.

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