Wed.Jan 12, 2022

How Stack Overflow Harnesses the Power of Flexible Leadership

OpenView Labs

The world is full of polarized views. People seem obsessed with being right (and with proving others wrong). In the data-driven technology space, this simple binary makes some sense. After all, data is usually clear cut: yes or no, this or that, zeros or ones.

30+ Tough Learnings from Losing a Top Customer

SaaStr

On both SaaStr University and Twitter, we had 30+ founders, CEOs and execs share their top, tough learnings from losing one of their top customers. There are some great teachable moments here, and also some deja-vu if you’ve been through it!

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ARHT Media’s ‘Holopresence’ — a futuristic option for virtual appearances?

IT World

As we move closer to the metaverse and continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, the concept of holograms and telepresence are getting more attention.

Proven Leadership Frameworks for a High-Performing Sales Team with Databricks VP of Sales Heather Akuiyibo (Podcast 517 and Video)

SaaStr

When sales teams succeed, the company succeeds. Revenue goes up, productivity increases, and ideally, the team continues to grow. But running a high-performing sales team isn’t an easy task. How can you ensure success within your sales organization in a way that scales with you?

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.

Microsoft touts first PCs to ship natively with secure Pluton chip

CSO Magazine

As organizations continue to wrestle with how to manage a hybrid workforce, security outside the corporate firewall continues to play a huge role in day-to-day IT operations. Following the October release of Windows 11, which boasted features aimed at enabling hybrid work, Microsoft last week announced the first PCs with its Pluton chip-to-cloud security technology. The technology is aimed at securing the computers of remote workers and others.

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How Correlated are the Web 2 and Web 3 Software Markets?

Tomasz Tunguz

In the last few weeks, public software company multiples have halved. As have cryptocoins. Solana and Etherum followed Snowflake and Elastic downwards. So much for the Santa Claus rally.

Cellular networks revolt against Apple privacy moves

IT World

Every time Apple attempts to inject a little more privacy into the digital world , it faces pushback – but the evidence suggests opponents would be better off going along for the ride. A bigger business with more privacy. Take Do Not Track for ads and the move to quash IDFA tracking in iOS 14. When Apple first announced its plan, critics across the ad industry complained it would damage their business.

10 Website Performance Metrics You Need to Understand

Neil Patel

If you want to succeed in online marketing, your website needs to be effective. How do you tell if it’s actually working? Website performance metrics are the key. The problem is there are so many metrics available through Google Analytics and other tracking platforms.

5 new Chrome OS features you should find right now

IT World

Android may be Google's highest profile platform, but Chrome OS is arguably the place where the fastest and most exciting progress tends to go down these days.

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Your Guide to Embedded Payments

Right now, the embedded payments conversation can be downright confusing, Filled with terms like payfac, merchant of record, embedded payments, software-led payments––and that's just to name a few––we're here to break it all down to its essentials, and tell you what you really need to understand.

Jan 12 – Customer Success Jobs

SmartKarrot

Role: VP Customer Success – BetterUp Care Location: Remote, San Francisco, CA, US Organization: BetterUp As a VP of Customer Success, you will build and lead a world-class customer success organization for BetterUp Care.

Cash Flow Modeling for SaaS: 6 Tools to Use in 2022

Baremetrics

It’s that time of year, where we make lists of everything that happened in the current year and more lists about next year! This article is one such list, where we take a deep dive into cash flow modeling for SaaS businesses and the software that can help you do it.

4 Ways to Add MRR Progress Bars to Your Twitter Profile

Chart Mogul

Building in public and sharing your progress as you go is a great way to attract customers. One way to do this is to publicly share your monthly recurring revenue (MRR) progress on your Twitter profile.

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Ranking the fastest blockchains in the crypto market

SaaS Metrics

The problem of scalability is one of the main reasons why blockchain technology is not yet widespread. Scalability refers to the ability of a blockchain network to handle an increasing number of transactions. So far, most blockchains are not capable of competing with Visa, MasterCard, or Paypal.

The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today's data-driven applications. And they won’t cut it for your end users, your development team, or your business. Learn how 5 companies used embedded analytics to achieve huge returns and greater value than anticipated.

8+ Best Calendly Alternatives To Use in 2022 (Free & Paid Options)

How To Buy Saas

Calendly Alternatives You Must Go For. Alternatives Free Plan/Trial Starting Price Ratings SavvyCal 7-Days $12/Month 4.5/5 apptoto 14-Days $29/Month 4.6/5 Chili Piper N/A $225/Month 4.7/5 SimplyBook.Me

Top 3 Tips To Keep Your Corporate Network Secure

SaaS Metrics

A company or business with no network to hide its data is virtually impossible even to exist. New network security issues come up regularly and any corporation that relies on information technology (IT) to manage its overall data is at risk of such security issues.

Benn Stancil, founder of Mode, on how data science can help us make better decisions

Inside Intercom

Or rather, it should be. That stereotypical image of a room teeming with monitors and elaborate dashboards where all the decisions are made isn’t real, and it’s high time we move away from it.

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A Step-by-Step Guide on Writing Compelling Product Launch Emails for Customers (Examples Included)

SmartKarrot

Imagine you have designed a beautiful dress, worn it, and then sat in a room without anyone getting a glimpse of it! Would you get appreciated for the design or how well the dress fits you? No right! Now, let us replace the dress with a product.

Payments 101: A Guide to Who Does What in Payments

Whenever a consumer pays for a good or service the process is quick and easy. But behind the scenes, a massive system continually hums, making that transaction and more than a billion like it possible every day. Here's a guide to who does what in payments.

Moving fast and building smart: The value of quick customer feedback

Inside Intercom

At Intercom we obsess about our customers’ success. We also prioritize moving fast , making quick, effective decisions, and maintaining momentum. Collecting customer feedback is crucial to making smart product decisions, but it can be time-consuming for both our team and our customers.

Top 10 Tips for Creating a Robust Product-Led Growth Strategy

SmartKarrot

If you are into selling a B2B SaaS product, then chances are you might have come across the term – Product-Led growth. The question is, what exactly do you mean by it? Let us try to search for answers to these questions in this write-up. .