August, 2021

Core SaaS Metrics Interview at SaaSBoomi Now Available on the Orbit Shift Podcast


I recently gave a presentation at SaaSBoomi , an India-based SaaS founder community, which was structured as an interview by Freshworks social media evangelist Jayadevan P K (aka, JPK).

The important elements every landing page should include


Let’s talk about landing pages. If you’re an entrepreneur, coach, consultant, or small business owner (and in the business of converting prospects into customers), you need a landing page. . And, just so we’re on the same page: .


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Built for you: Improved reporting, integrations, mobile experience, and more

Inside Intercom

We’re always adding more and more improvements to Intercom. We want to enable both you and your customers to have the best experience. Over the last few months, we’ve released a bunch of new updates across everything from reporting to integrations to the mobile experience.

5 Interesting Learnings from Freshworks at $400,000,000 in ARR


Freshworks has filed to go public, one of a next wave of U.S.-Indian Indian SaaS hybrid super success stories. Headquartered in the U.S., but with 3,800 of 4,300 employees in India, and customers spread across the globe — Freshworks is a great example of the future of SaaS.

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5 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Automating Data Science, But Never Asked!

Speaker: Judah Phillips, Co-CEO and Co-Founder, Product & Growth at Squark

Automating the sophisticated, complex aspects of data science is now simple with the no-code platform Squark. Judah Phillips, the co-CEO & co-Founder of Squark answers the 5 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Automating Data Science, but Never Asked!

6 Easy Steps to Trademark a Logo

The Daily Egg

The Nike swoosh, Mercedes’ three-point star, and McDonald’s golden arches are a big part of the respective company’s identities and customer perceptions. The post 6 Easy Steps to Trademark a Logo appeared first on The Daily Egg. Operations


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5 Powerful Speeches by Women in the 21st Century


We may only be two decades in, but the 21st century has seen monumental shifts regarding gender equality. Movements such as #metoo, global fights for abortion rights, and the Saudi Arabian women's driving ban are a few that have highlighted the issue.

How to Make Sales and Marketing Meetings More Effective and Impactful

Sales Hacker

There’s a common misconception that both sales and marketing are not equally important. This can easily result in challenges between marketing and sales alignment. Sales and marketing might be different instruments, but they are all part of the same orchestra.

The Secret to Recruiting Quickly and Retaining Your People

Tomasz Tunguz

There’s a simple secret to hiring quickly and building a strong team. Invest in great managers early. Let’s compare the organizational chart of two different startups. On the left, the startup is flat. There is a single leader, with a handful of individual contributors.

Dear SaaStr: Have All the Good SaaS Ideas Been Built?


Dear SaaStr: Have All the Good SaaS Ideas Been Built? Sort of, but it’s OK. What software can do in each category keep evolving, and getting more sophisticated, and more specialized.

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A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

The Complete Guide to Maintaining Your LLC

The Daily Egg

Congratulations! You’ve filed your articles of organization, appointed a registered agent, paid the required fees, and you’re the proud owner of your. The post The Complete Guide to Maintaining Your LLC appeared first on The Daily Egg. Operations


How to get out of the weeds

Predictable Revenue

A lot of leaders think they bring value to their teams by being in the trenches with them - but if you find yourself getting caught up in the day-to-day, you’re missing out on where you bring the most value to your team. The post How to get out of the weeds appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

Trint Employee Spotlight:  Sam Styczynski


What do you do at Trint and when did you join? I joined Trint in the fall of 2019 as a BDR (Business Development Representative), and I’m now settling into my CS (Customer Success) role, which I started in March.

How Referral Selling Saved the Day When In-Person Was No Longer an Option

Sales Hacker

Sweaty handshakes. Crappy hotel bars. Endless small talk over warm beer. Let’s face it: in-person sales… wasn’t always the greatest experience. Few people are going to miss long nights on the road and having to bunk with coworkers. But what about the good parts?

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2021 Dresner Advisory Services Business Intelligence Market Study

Every year Dresner reviews the state of the BI market as it stands today. This 12th annual report breaks down customer perceptions of BI and how well each vendor performs. See for yourself how all the major BI vendors stack up.

5 Tips for Handling HR as a Start-Up


As a SaaS founder, a hundred tasks are bound to occupy your mind on a daily basis. We’re willing to bet that Human Resources isn’t one of them – but here’s why it should be. Few start-ups adopt an HR structure in their early stages.

The Top 10 Questions to Ask a VP of Marketing in an Interview


There is a lot to do in marketing. But a new VP of Marketing will really only do 3 things. Ask them what those top 3 are before you hire them. You may need something different. — Jason BeKind Lemkin (@jasonlk) August 4, 2021.

Best Remote Support Software Compared

The Daily Egg

In the aftermath of COVID-19, being able to work from anywhere in the world is more important than ever before. With remote. The post Best Remote Support Software Compared appeared first on The Daily Egg. Operations

Why transforming your mindset before coordinating a sale makes all the difference for your numbers

Predictable Revenue

Why transforming your mindset before coordinating a sale makes all the difference for your numbers. The post Why transforming your mindset before coordinating a sale makes all the difference for your numbers appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Driving Software Adoption through Customer Success: 6 Ways to Improve Customer Engagement


Driving software adoption through customer success in the 2020s is a precision business.

5 Deal Disasters to Avoid in Future Sales

Sales Hacker

Some industries have had to do a lot of belt-tightening recently, and it shows. Research from late 2020 shows that touches to close rose 65% from pre-COVID-19 pandemic levels. Companies have been cautious with their budgets, and as a result, deals have lengthened.

“The Board Brought Me In” Telltale


There’s only one executive who should ever say, “the board brought me in,” and that is the chief executive officer (CEO).

10 Marketing Tactics That Always Work for Early-Stage SaaS StartUps


Q: What are the best marketing techniques for an early stage SaaS startup? My list of things that almost always work: Try everything — and Double Down on anything that works. If your price point is very low, this sometimes doesn’t work.

Insiders' Guide to Self-Service Analytics

Self-service analytics are vital for how your users interact and engage with your application. As you explore analytics solutions for your application, see why self-service analytics can prove critical to the adoption and stickiness of your application.

The Complete Guide to Employee Retention

The Daily Egg

Hiring top-performing employees is only half the battle—the other half is knowing how to retain them long term. Many companies struggle with. The post The Complete Guide to Employee Retention appeared first on The Daily Egg. Operations

The 3 Ways Salespeople Are Getting Messaging Wrong

Predictable Revenue

Learn about the 3 fatal mistakes salespeople make in their messaging, and the steps you need to take to correct them. The post The 3 Ways Salespeople Are Getting Messaging Wrong appeared first on Predictable Revenue. Blog Sales & Marketing Strategies

Don’t Make These Frequent Freemium SaaS Mistakes


A freemium strategy is one of the best ways to sell a SaaS product. However, common freemium SaaS mistakes can thwart this otherwise effective approach. Here we’ll help you steer clear of the most frequent pitfalls SaaS companies encounter when deploying a freemium sales model.

12 Cybersecurity Companies In Hyper-Growth to Add to Your CRM

Sales Hacker

Cybersecurity is a hot topic these days – and for good reason. Investment in cybersecurity companies has increased more than thirteenfold since 2011, and despite the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 was a record year for cybersecurity with over $7.8 billion invested in the industry globally.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

SaaS Price Increase: How to Raise Prices Without Upsetting Customers


For most SaaS businesses, customer acquisition is one of the most challenging stages of growth. For most, the easiest ways to increase customer acquisition rates are to offer a freemium model or price your product on the lower end of the spectrum.

The Top 100 Private Cloud and SaaS Companies Now Have an Average Valuation of $5.2 Billion


Recently Bessemer Venture Partners did another great deep give on Cloud metrics at the Cloud 100. They’ll update their classic “State of the Cloud” on Sep 27-29 at SaaStr Annual 2021 in the SF Bay Area so come join us there for the latest!

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Paychex Review

The Daily Egg

We’ve worked with a ton of software solutions for all kinds of business needs. If you need a payroll and HR solution that works well with both SMBs and enterprise businesses, we consider Paychex to be a decent option, especially if you also need business insurance management tools.