Fri.May 10, 2019

Data-Driven Sales Enablement (In 4 Easy Steps)

OpenView Labs

Effective sales enablement in the Digital Age blends the traditional practice of aligning business needs to training with the (far trickier) task of finding new and innovative ways to make training as targeted as possible to the needs of the learner.

Top 10 Customer Success Takeaways from Technology & Services World 2019

ChurnZero

Top 10 Customer Success Takeaways from TSW 2019. Earlier this week we had the opportunity to attend and sponsor the TSIA Technology & Services World (TSW) conference in sunny San Diego. This event brought together thousands of technology leaders from Customer Success, Services, Sales, Product and Marketing. Attendees got the chance to gather for three days to learn the latest industry trends and discover new products and services that can help them streamline their operations.

Does My Subscription Business Need a Merchant Account?

Rebilly | Insights Into Subscription Billing

As we move to a cashless society, and especially when you are a subscription business owner, accepting credit cards is a no-brainer. When was the last time you carried cash in your wallet, or somehow beamed it to Amazon for your latest audiobook, right?)

What should all first-time CEOs know about fundraising?

SaaStr

It is sales. It is selling stock. So be very careful with what advice you get. When you have more demand than shares to sell, yes you can sort of run an auction. You can do it all on your terms even, sometimes. At all other times, it’s the opposite. You need to be selling.

How to Develop Best in Class Sales Efficiency

Tom Tunguz

A public market investors asked me if there are any patterns in the list of recent software IPOs with the best sales efficiencies. As I looked through the list, I noticed one. All of these businesses sell bottom up with small initial ACVs that grow dramatically.

SaaStr Podcasts for the Week: May 10, 2019

SaaStr

231: Jason Reichl is the Founder & CEO @ GoNimbly, the first SaaS consultancy to focus on revenue operations. Currently growing 100% year over year, working with companies to un-silo their operations and create one strategic revenue ops team to support their Go To Market strategy.

Selling to FinTech: 10 Insider Tips for Getting Noticed

Sales Hacker

A lot of my SaaS pals often ask me what is the best way to sell into FinTech companies. But honestly, it’s not rocket science. These 10 tips will give you a leg up when you are reaching out to people in roles like mine at companies like OnDeck. 10 Tips for Selling to FinTech.