Tue.Jan 11, 2022

How to Think About The Huge Expenses of Events and Tradeshows

SaaStr

Events and trade shows. They’re back, but they’re expensive. You don’t get enough booth traffic. The folks that do come by are too junior. It sucks up days at a time. The air is convention-center nasty. Too much ice cream, too much alcohol, too many almost-all-dudes parties.

Why not a four-day workweek?

IT World

Today, many of us think of the five-day workweek as being the way things have always been done. It’s not. It only became a standard in the United States when the labor unions got the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) passed in 1938.

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Lessons Learned Scaling to $1 Billion ARR with Canva’s CMO Zach Kitschke and SaaStr CEO and Founder, Jason Lemkin (Podcast 516)

SaaStr

Canva hit $1B in ARR at the end of last year. Launched in 2013, it has over 2000 employees and more than 60M active users. Zach Kitschke, the CMO at Canva, has been a part of this hypergrowth since the beginning, and took on v arious roles in marketing, customer service, and product management teams.

8 key technologies for the future of work

IT World

Many would argue that the future of work is already here. Enterprises in virtually every industry have had to revamp their work models in reaction to the pandemic and safety guidelines, giving employees more flexibility than they’ve ever had before.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

SaaStr Annual 2022: Outdoors Again, Festival Style Again, All Kinds of Awesome

SaaStr

The world has changed and so has SaaStr!! We’re sticking with SaaStr Annual in the late Summer again in 2022 , 100% outdoors, 100% open-air and 100% triple-vaccinated!

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Role: Vice President of Customer Success Location: Remote, United States Organization: Parley Pro As a Vice President of Customer Success, you will drive customer success outcomes and increase lifetime value.

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The path to financial transparency requires a strict, monthly data routine. One of the reports that contributes to this routine is the bookings report. Of course, you may not speak the bookings language, but the concepts are still the same for a self-service SaaS product.

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BetterCloud CEO David Politis talks with Justin Dean, CIO and CTO at Weedmaps.

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