Sat.Nov 21, 2020

All Your VPs Really Need to Do is Tilt the Curve

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We’ve written a lot on SaaStr on how to increase the odds your first management team is a success. How to hire a great VP of Sales (tons on that here ). What a great VP of sales really does. What a great VP of marketing really does (tons on that here ). When to hire her (more here ).

SaaStr Podcast #398 with Salsify Co-Founder & CMO Rob Gonzalez

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398: Rob Gonzalez is the Co-Founder & CMO @ Salsify, empowering brand manufacturers to deliver the product experiences consumers demand at every point in their buying journey.

What’s a Good Net Retention Rate in SaaS?

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At least 100% net negative churn (i.e., upsell/account growth + renewals – churn) for very small businesses. 130%+ in the enterprise, and for top B2D products. Let’s look at some of the top public SaaS companies: Shopify — very SMB: 100%. Hubspot — mostly SMB: 100%.