September, 2021

Growth Hacking: The 12 Best Techniques to Boost Conversions

The Daily Egg

Neil Patel co-founded Crazy Egg in 2005. 300,000 websites use Crazy Egg to understand what’s working on their website (with features like. The post Growth Hacking: The 12 Best Techniques to Boost Conversions appeared first on The Daily Egg. Conversion

The Average SaaS IPO Takes 12 Years

SaaStr

So how long does it take to really Go Big? We did our own SaaStr analysis a little while back and saw it took on average 10 years to get to a $1B+ acquisition in SaaS. And an IPO? Sapphire Ventures crunched the numbers. And the answer is 12 years to IPO.

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How To Build Your Salesforce For The First Time

Predictable Revenue

Doug C. Brown, CEO of Business Success Factors, explains the process to avoid common mistakes when building your sales organization for the first time. The post How To Build Your Salesforce For The First Time appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

Customer Success Metrics That Matter to Investors 

SaaSOptics

We partnered with Fulcrum Equity Partners to get the inside scoop from investors on which customer success metrics they look for and why

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Strong and Effective Value Proposition

Speaker: Robin Zaragoza, Product Coach and CEO of The Product Refinery

Join Robin Zaragoza, product coach and CEO of The Product Refinery, as she shares tips on how to create a powerful Value Proposition that keeps your customer at the heart of your product development process.

How Omnichannel Marketing Can Improve Your Customer Experience (CX)

Cameron Schulz

Omnichannel is bringing big improvement opportunities to customer experience (CX), and together the new duo has great potential to drum up some business

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The Best Website Color Palettes to Increase Engagement in 2021

The Daily Egg

Did you know specific colors cause people to feel and respond in different ways? Do you find yourself overwhelmed by the number. The post The Best Website Color Palettes to Increase Engagement in 2021 appeared first on The Daily Egg. Design color design ux

10+ Signs of a Mediocre Hire

SaaStr

Q: What do mediocre employees do that the best employees don’t do? My list of what mediocre employees do: Unable to hit deadlines. This is different than missing a few, with a proper heads-up. Get angry when they fall behind. Instead of quietly stepping up and just getting it done.

How To Sell Using LinkedIn

Predictable Revenue

Brynne Tillman joins us to talk about how to leverage LinkedIn for social selling, and figuring out a way to help your audience sell for you. The post How To Sell Using LinkedIn appeared first on Predictable Revenue. Blog Podcast Show Notes Sales & Marketing Strategies

As More Workers Go Solo, the Software Stack Is the New Firm

Andreessen Horowitz

Creator economy is a buzzy, often catchall term used to describe independent contractors. But in reality, most of the innovation has revolved around passion-project content (Substack for writing, Teachable for courses, etc.) and niche side projects.

How Customer-Centric Feedback Loops Can Evolve Your Product Process

Speaker: Nickey Skarstad, Director of Product at Duolingo

Join Nickey Skarstad, Director of Product at Duolingo, as she discusses why it’s important to actively gather customer feedback, how to build customer feedback loops into your product planning, the best ways to decipher different types of feedback, and different frameworks for how/when to apply feedback processes.

Growing The Customer Success Category: Totango’s $100M Funding

Totango

Today, I’m very excited to announce that we raised $100M in a Series D funding led by Great Hill Partners with participation from our long-time investors: Pitango, Canvas, and BGV. Our “overnight success” took a decade.

Windows 10: A guide to the updates

IT World

On May 18, Microsoft announced the availability of Windows 10 version 21H1 , known as the May 2021 Update. But the launch of a major Windows 10 update isn’t the end of a process — it’s really just the beginning.

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The Complete Guide to Online Business Ideas

The Daily Egg

There are hundreds of blogs full of online business ideas, but it’s not enough to just pick an idea off a list. The post The Complete Guide to Online Business Ideas appeared first on The Daily Egg. Operations

Don’t Hire VPs With The Wrong Titles

SaaStr

Dig deeper on a lot of titles during recruiting. A "VP of Product Marketing" rarely knows anything about demand gen, ABM, etc. A "VP of Revenue" often knows nothing about inside sales or building a sales team. A "CRO" often doesn't want to do sales anymore.

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Pandemic Response: Lessons Learned From COVID-19

In March 2020, the world was hit with an unprecedented crisis when the COVID-19 pandemic struck. This whitepaper reviews lessons learned from applying AI to the pandemic’s response efforts, and insights to mitigating the next pandemic.

Get More Qualified Sales Prospects And Stop Chasing Your Tail

Predictable Revenue

An efficient sales process that consistently gets qualified prospects can quickly hone in on the prospects that are more worthwhile to chase. The post Get More Qualified Sales Prospects And Stop Chasing Your Tail appeared first on Predictable Revenue. Blog Sales & Marketing Strategies

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A Novel Framework for Reputation-Based Systems

Andreessen Horowitz

Reputation systems present an opportunity for platforms to recognize—and thus incentivize—participants’ high-quality contributions, including content creation, moderation, community building, and gameplay. This is crucial to the growth and sustainability of any web3 project.

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Slides from my SaaStr 2021 Presentation: A CEO’s Guide to Marketing

Kellblog

Thanks again to Jason Lemkin and the team at SaaStr for having me as a speaker at this year’s outdoor, live and hybrid online SaaStr Annual 2021 event at the San Mateo Convention Center.

Fast forward: What's coming in future Chrome updates?

IT World

When Chrome changes, people pay attention — not only because Chrome is the world's most popular browser, but also because its underlying technologies, and the decisions that go into making those technologies, power a host of rivals, notably Microsoft's Edge.

Roadmaps Are Dead! Long Live Roadmaps!

Speaker: Bruce McCarthy, Co-Author of Product Roadmaps Relaunched and Founder of Product Culture

Join Bruce McCarthy, co-author of Product Roadmaps Relaunched, as he discusses the best ways to innovate your product roadmap. So that it reflects your customers’ needs while simultaneously and accurately communicating your products strategy and vision.

The Complete Guide to Business Structure

The Daily Egg

If a new business is a home, the business structure is its foundation. No matter how savvy a business owner you might. The post The Complete Guide to Business Structure appeared first on The Daily Egg. Operations

Quality of Life: What Does It Mean For A Start-Up?

SaaStr

Recently, I spent several hours with a new but great friend who has been on a vaguely similar journey to me. This friend is one of the hardest working people in the industry. 20×7, near as I can tell. On jets. Investing at a breathtaking pace.

Stop Your Boring Outreach

Predictable Revenue

Dale Dupree talks about how to create experiences that cause familiarity, fuel relevance, drive curiosity and give your prospect a REASON to meet with you. The post Stop Your Boring Outreach appeared first on Predictable Revenue. Blog Sales & Marketing Strategies

Stablecoins, Stability, and Financial Inclusion

Andreessen Horowitz

The promise of providing financial services to underserved communities around the globe is a key motivation for our work, and we’ve been concerned by a counterintuitive trend that’s taken root in Western economies over the past few decades.

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AI in Manufacturing

Manufacturers want to deliver the best products on the market as quickly and ethically as possible. Learn how to solve your most urgent manufacturing and business needs with an enterprise AI platform.

How to Make It Through the Pre-Revenue Startup Phase

Baremetrics

The pre-revenue startup phase has a host of stresses that hopefully disappear as the company begins to earn revenue.

Great R packages for data import, wrangling, and visualization

IT World

The table below shows my favorite go-to R packages for data import, wrangling, visualization and analysis -- plus a few miscellaneous tasks tossed in. The package names in the table are clickable if you want more information.

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The Complete Guide to Freelance Business Ideas

The Daily Egg

Every employee dreams of setting their own hours and building a business for themselves. But business ideas are hard to come by, The post The Complete Guide to Freelance Business Ideas appeared first on The Daily Egg. Operations

If You Want to Hit The ’22 Plan, You’d Better Be Making the Hires Now

SaaStr

If you want to hit the plan for Q1'22, You need to be hiring all the sales reps you'll need then … Now. — Jason BeKind Lemkin (@jasonlk) September 15, 2021. Recurring revenue certainly has pros and cons.

Product-Led Onboarding: How to Turn New Users into Lifelong Customers

Speaker: Ramli John, Managing Director at ProductLed and Author

Let’s face it. Today’s users are impulsive and easily distracted. They don’t have the time (or patience) to try and figure things out by themselves. They expect the product to be intuitive. Easy. And fast. Add to that a few, unfairly poor reviews and you’ll be more than just stuck. Ramli will share a simple but powerful framework to get more users to experience a product’s "Eureka!" moment and turn them into lifelong customers.

How to ask for the sale without feeling sleazy

Predictable Revenue

Salespeople rely on old-school selling tactics where they were taught to “always be closing,” which creates sleazy salespeople. Learn how to ask for the sale without feeling sleazy with our guest Donnie Boivin.

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Inside Latin America’s Creator Economy: Rich in Influence, Poor in Cash

Andreessen Horowitz

14 hours and 40 minutes. That’s the average daily media consumption in Latin America—the highest in the world, according to a recent GWI survey.

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Mental Health for entrepreneurs and everybody else

Baremetrics