Thu.Jan 21, 2021

Three Things SaaS Founders Learn the Hard Way

SaaStr

* This guest blog post was contributed by Mark Faggiano, CEO of Taxjar. . I’m a lifelong learner — and I like to surround myself with lifelong learners. It’s a mindset. People who see themselves as always learning are naturally curious. They find unexpected connections. They try new things.

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Actions Sales Leaders Need to Take in a Recession

Predictable Revenue

There are a few key challenges that sales leaders face during a bad economy that they may not be thinking about already, and Steve Benson is here to talk about them. The post Actions Sales Leaders Need to Take in a Recession appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

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5 Interesting Learnings from Twilio at $2 Billion in ARR

SaaStr

We checked in on Twilio at $1B in ARR , but it’s interesting to check in again at $2B+ in ARR as the engine just hasn’t stopped worth.

Best Appointment Scheduling Software

The Daily Egg

Having to manually book appointments over the phone is a hassle. You’re practically arrested by your inability to ignore the calls. On top of that, there is a huge possibility of more questions about your service being asked on that call, which captures more of your valuable time.

Realizing the Benefits of Automated Machine Learning

How are organizations using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to derive business value? Renowned author and professor Tom Davenport explains the rise of automated machine learning, its benefits, and success stories from businesses that are already using it.

Why It May Take You 12-18 Months to Hire a Great VP, Sales — Period. And What to Do About It.

SaaStr

We’ve talked a lot about hiring a VP, Sales. It’s just such a critical accelerate-or-decelerate decision for a post-Initial Traction SaaS company. We’ve talked about the 48 Different Types of VP Sales , What a VP Sales Really Does , and a Script to Use When Interviewing a VP Sales.

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How to Get the Most Out of LinkedIn Sales Navigator in 2021

Sales Hacker

LinkedIn has been around for less than two decades, but it’s already changed the way we sell. Social media has created new channels for sales reps to conduct research on prospective customers, connect with leads, and build relationships.

Journal Club: A Safer Psychedelic

Andreessen Horowitz

Move over microdosing, there is a new approach to psychedelic medicine. Psychedelics — like LSD and psilocybin — are some of the most powerful drugs that affect … The post Journal Club: A Safer Psychedelic appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

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Best WordPress Plugins

Neil Patel

Disclosure: This content is reader-supported, which means if you click on some of our links that we may earn a commission. What do sites like Bloomberg, Disney, BBC America, MTV, and Facebook have in common? They all use the WordPress content management system (CMS) to power their websites.

Digital Newsstand: The future of publishing lies in subscriptions

Chargebee

For the first time in its history, The New York Times’ digital revenue was higher than the money brought in from print subscribers during its September quarter in 2020

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.

6 Advantages of Hyperbolic Discounting

Neil Patel

You may not know what hyperbolic discounting is, but it has vast ramifications on society as a whole. Additionally, a lot of people do not use the power of hyperbolic discounting in conversion optimization. What Is Hyperbolic Discounting?

How To Become a Sales Representative in 2021: a Step-by-Step Algorithm

Nimble - Sales

Are you looking for a career fit for an extroverted person such as yourself, who isn’t into spending long years on the bench?

5 Ways to Build a Following on Clubhouse

Neil Patel

The Clubhouse app is the newest social media network taking the internet by storm, one exclusive invitation at a time. Ever since its beta release on iOS and endorsement by some of the world’s biggest celebrities, people are scrambling to get into the app.

AI-Supported Email Marketing is Your Secret Weapon

ReSci

It’s time to call it: the “customer journey,” as you know it, is officially dead. It’s a concept that sprang into the industry’s collective consciousness when retail met the Internet, forever changing the way people interact and shop with brands. With….

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this white paper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

The Benefits of SEO in Your SaaS Business

SaaS Metrics

Software as a service or SaaS is a business model where customers pay to use software that is hosted on a remote computer. If you are a founder of a SaaS startup, you might be thinking about how you can generate first leads and sales.

What If Chat Overtakes Email in the Workplace?

BetterCloud

Last year, our CEO David Politis sat down for a wide-ranging chat with Bharat Mediratta, CTO of Dropbox.

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25 Tools for Bootstrapped Companies

Neil Patel

You’ve heard the phrase to pull yourself up by your bootstraps , right? But what do we mean when we talk about bootstrapped tools? Pulling yourself up by your bootstraps refers to succeed through your own efforts without relying on investments or help from anyone else.

The Step-by-Step Guide to Improving Google Rankings Without Getting Penalized

Neil Patel

Top Google rankings are a pinnacle of online business success. According to Backlinko , the first result on Google gets 31.7 percent of all clicks — while results on the second page receive just.78 percent of clicks.

Brand Health Report: Tech Talent Ranks the Most Innovative Companies They'd Love to Work for and Why

Hired surveyed more than 4,000 tech workers to find out which companies rank as their most desirable employers and how other organizations can compete for their attention. Download this report to learn what tech talent values most in a potential employer and how to improve your employer brand.