November, 2019

What is a pricing matrix? 4 Pricing matrix examples for high growth

ProfitWell

Ah, pricing—the core of your business. Your pricing page is where the magic happens. It’s where you show your potential customers that your service is worth their dollars. Your pricing page is where you convert leads into revenue.

How to give software product demos that convince your prospects? [+9 Expert Quotes]

Incredo

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Have You Heard of SaaSOps Professionals? They’re Here to Stay

BetterCloud

You might see a new role opening up soon in your IT department: SaaSOps Engineer. We introduced the SaaSOps movement at Altitude , our annual IT conference, because it was clear to us that this category exists.

From Slooooow Growth to Hypergrowth with Collibra and Insight Partners (Video + Transcript)

SaaStr

How does a startup that launched during the financial crisis in 2008 become a unicorn company in 2019? For Collibra, a cross-organizational data governance platform, the company went from slow growth to hypergrowth.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Should SDRs Report to Sales or Marketing?

Kellblog

Slowly and steadily, over the past decade, the industry has evolved from a mentality of “all salesreps must do everything” – including some percent of their time prospecting — to one of specialization.

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How To Run Facebook Ads For SaaS To Get New Paying Users?

Incredo

What are common objections that you hear (or have) regarding Facebook ads for SaaS companies? “ Users log in to Facebook to see posts from their friends and for entertainment. Who’s consider subscribing to software? ”. Or maybe “ Users don’t always mention their job titles on Facebook.

SaaS analytics will save your subscription business: 4 best tools

ProfitWell

There are a lot of moving parts when it comes to ensuring your subscription business stays healthy. And SaaS analytics play a crucial part. Tracking certain analytics will help keep you informed and alerted of your company’s health.

Beware of the Confidence of High Win Rates

SaaStr

Probably once a week I’ll meet with a founder of a great early-ish stage SaaS start-up. Great logo customers, great early traction, at least some capital in the bank, in a good space. And after all the good news, I’ll hear, “And we win almost every deal.”

The End of Cloud Computing

Andreessen Horowitz

Editor’s note: It’s Summit week at a16z, so each day we’re sharing some of our favorite talks from the last few years.

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The North Star Playbook

Every product needs a North Star. In this guide, we will show you the metrics product managers need to tie product improvements to revenue impact. If you are looking for a more-focused, less-reactive way to work, this guide is for you.

Triple-Double-Double is Good. 10-100-110 is Enough.

SaaStr

Neeraj Agarwal of Battery Ventures a few years back simplified a lot of the journies top SaaS companies go on to TripleTripleDoubleDoubleDouble, T2D3. That the top SaaS companies triple in the early years, and then double after that to get to $100m+ in ARR.

Diagnosing bottlenecks and finding hidden revenue in your demand gen pipeline with Johann Nogueira

Predictable Revenue

Johann discusses how he and his companies work to unlock revenue, build brands, and, ultimately, empires for their clients. The foundations and fundamental steps a company should follow to increase revenue; and Johann’s cutting edge marketing process to ensure you meet your goals.

Do SaaS Affiliate Programs Work? [+7 Related Stories from SaaS people]

Incredo

Have you noticed one of the latest and growing trends in the worklife? Passive income, flexible working hours, result-based remuneration, etc. Our today’s topic somehow evolves around this concept because we are going to write and talk about affiliate marketing.

How To Build (Internal) Trust As A CMO

Outseta

Why building trust with your internal team is the hallmark of great marketing leaders By Geoff Roberts The role of the modern Chief Marketing Officer is a tough one—you’d be hard pressed to name another position that requires a wider range of skills.

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Are you just talking about marketing or are you actually doing something?

Practical Advice on SaaS marketing

How SaaS companies can ensure their apps are fast, safe, and reliable

SaaStr

By Vivek Ganti, Cloudflare Product Marketing. Today, the Internet is the lifeblood of business and the primary vehicle of commerce and communication for people around the world.

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How to Use Dynamic Content to Skyrocket Email Engagement

Vero

We’re living in a world where customers want to be treated as individuals rather than just names in a database. According to Salesforce , 84% of customers say that being treated like a person, not a number, is key to winning their business.

5+4 SaaS Marketing Tactics At First Hand That Have Worked Like A Charm

Incredo

Marketing is approached differently in each industry. The audience and the platforms keep changing with the industry and the product. Particularly in the SaaS industry, it can be daunting for new business owners and marketers.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

A/B testing guide: What is it and how do you set it up?

Vero

Let’s face it, marketing online isn’t easy. New competitors are springing up every day, and customer acquisition costs are rising for both B2C and B2B companies as a result.

Building an Investor Pipeline Spreadsheet: Keep Your Funding Flowing!

TechStars

As the Managing Director of Techstars NYC and investor in 120+ companies , I’ve helped dozens of early stage companies connect with investors. But all too often I’ve watched founders struggle with fundraising —- pitching the wrong deal, to the wrong investor, at the wrong time.

5 Last Minute Conversion Tips Before the Holiday Season

The Daily Egg

How to Quickly Boost Conversion Rates for Your Online Store If you’re an ecommerce owner, you’re probably looking forward to the upcoming holiday season. You’re planning your marketing campaigns carefully, maybe hiring new people to help, and waiting for more traffic to come.

SaaS Will Hit $116 Billion Next Year. Wow.

SaaStr

Gartner has its latest Cloud report out , and while one can always pick at any report, it’s at least a well-resourced and reasoned source on the size of SaaS and the Cloud. The big learnings for SaaS founders and execs: Cloud overall will grow 17% next year to $266 Billion.

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Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build It or Buy It. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

Are you setting your SDRs up for failure?

Predictable Revenue

Starting out in sales as an SDR can be extremely exciting and rewarding, but also soul crushing when things don’t click.

Top 10 How To Articles for SaaS CEO’s

Incredo

If you just clicked on this article and started exploring it, Congratulations! You are a CEO (or maybe Founder CEO) at a SaaS company. First, good luck with your business. We have prepared this round-up post so you have the most practical how-to articles at hand and save time. (We

The 13 Critical Questions to Answer about Your Startup's Product Marketing

Tom Tunguz

Last week’s post on The Most Frequent Mishire in Startups generated the most comments on a post this year. In particular, it was this section. Though the startup may have achieved product market fit, the company may not understand the fit. Who is using the product and why? How does the buyer journey evolve with time? How do buyers describe the product amongst each other? Few early stage companies can answer those questions accurately. Why is this?

Startup Reads: 11 Books Every Early-Stage Entrepreneur Should Read

TechStars

I haven’t always been a big reader, but I’ve got more into it over the past few years of working with startups. In a past article, Five Pillars of Success: Curated Content for Early-Stage Entrepreneurs , I mentioned that last year I read 12 books.

Growing your Startup? Find the Right Startup Financing for Your Capital Needs

Entrepreneurs are facing unprecedented circumstances right now. The capital choices you make will have a lasting impact on the trajectory of your company. Knowing the right questions to ask and how to compare your options is vital to making the best decisions. Download the Startup Finance Playbook to learn more.

How to Use Personalization and Automation for Small Business Growth

The Daily Egg

New technologies are radically changing the way businesses interact with customers. As a result, customer expectations are constantly changing. Businesses should innovate and evolve in order to meet those expectations and build relationships that customers value.

How to Build a $100 Billion SaaS Company

SaaStr

Today, there is 1 $100B+ SaaS Company, Salesforce. Just one. We could add older companies like Adobe, Microsoft, etc. but they aren’t pure SaaS plays. Salesforce is the “only” $100b+ pure-play SaaS company. But it won’t be the last.

How Predictable Revenue built its innovative Outbound Validation program with CPO Kenny MacKenzie

Predictable Revenue

A few years back,Kenny MacKenzie, Predictable Revenue’s Chief Product Officer had bootstrapped his company, Vandrico, to six figure revenue and a team of 13 people.