May, 2021

2021 Sales Forecasting Benchmarks Spotlight Opportunities for Improvement

InsightSquared

Curious about what other revenue leaders really think about their own forecasting practices? Ever wish you had sales forecasting benchmarks to assess how your own organization stacks up? . Enough guessing. And enough assuming that forecast inaccuracy is simply something you have to accept. .

4 Tips To Earn Respect as a Young SaaS CEO

SaaStr

While age ultimately doesn’t matter — results do — in SaaS, starting off as younger-than-average can create stress in a sales- and customer-driven environment. But Aaron Levie started Box at 19, Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates dropped out at 19-ish, you know all this.

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Slowing Down to Speed Up

Predictable Revenue

Snyder is a psychologist and productivity coach who helps business owners discover the motivation, systems, and strategies to get more done in less time. The post Slowing Down to Speed Up appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

5 Key Principles Of Good Website Usability

The Daily Egg

It’s true, easy usability has become mandatory for a site to be considered well designed. Over the past few years, we have gotten used to certain standards in web design.

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!

The Inflationary Forces in Startupland

Tomasz Tunguz

Over the last ten years, the 75th percentile post-money valuation of a cloud software or infrastructure company has grown 11% annually. In 2021, the post-money valuation has spiked 60% from $48.1m to $77.0m.

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2021 State of Sales Forecasting Research Finds 68 Percent of Companies Miss Their Forecast by More Than 10 Percent

InsightSquared

Industry-first Benchmark Study from InsightSquared and RevOps Squared Reveals Top Avenues for Boosting Forecast Accuracy include Improved Data Quality, Increased Sales Rep Accountability and Automation .

5 Interesting Learnings from Monday.com at $240,000,000 ARR

SaaStr

So Monday.com has filed to IPO with some pretty incredible numbers, especially considering just how competitive the space is. At $240m in ARR, they are growing a stunning 85% year-over-year!

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Destroying Objections like a Neuro-Linguistic Programming Expert

Predictable Revenue

Paul Ross is a Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming. For the past 30 years, he’s taught tens of thousands of people the power of language to persuade, sell, heal, turn stumbling blocks into stepping stones, and pain into passion.

Best Webcasting Services

The Daily Egg

Looking for a reliable webcasting service to take care of your presentations with ease? Though there are quite a few out there to choose from, we’ve got you covered.

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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.

Zoom-to-Face: How to Digitally Walk Your Sales Floor

Sales Hacker

For a lot of organizations, the game plan for going remote amounted to, “Next week the office is closed.”. Going forward, we have to take remote seriously if we want to stay competitive. That means thinking of the sales team as remote-at-heart, not remote-by-default.

Semrush Vs Similarwebs 2021: Which Is The Better SEO Tool?

How To Buy Saas

If you’re looking for a fair and competitive intelligence tool that would reveal all you need to know before joining a new market, thinking of a market expansion, or when you require to stay on top of emerging trends and opposition, you will probably end up deciding between Semrush and Similarweb.

Say Goodbye to Excel Forecasting

InsightSquared

Sales forecasting is a complex, time-sensitive endeavor for every sales leader. However, it doesn’t have to be.

HubSpot’s Growth Accelerates to 41% at $1.1B in ARR. And New Customers Grew Even Faster.

SaaStr

Hubspot didn't just grow an incredible 41% in Q1'21 to $1.1B in ARR. It accelerated. Revenue growth accelerated from 32% to 41% * And new customer growth accelerated to a crazy 45% YoY * All while keeping ACVs constant at ~10k. They did it the hard way, with SMBs.

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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.

Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Maximum Sales Leads in Pharmaceutical Business

Predictable Revenue

Let's take a quick look at some of the ways AI can be leveraged to maximize sales and lead generation for pharmaceutical businesses. The post Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Maximum Sales Leads in Pharmaceutical Business appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

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How to Build a Sales Funnel

The Daily Egg

Ever wondered why some online businesses are feasting in their industry—making enormous amounts of cash from every visitor that hits their page—while some seem to barely eek by and have a thin bottom line?

How to Calculate a Lead Score (With Examples)

Sales Hacker

Lead scoring is a key strategy for any business that wants to efficiently handle leads at scale. There comes a point when your focus shifts from getting enough leads to figuring out what to do with them.

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How To Be A Good Independent Board Member

Kellblog

I’m writing this from both the perspective of a former CEO (who would occasionally get sideways with his board) and that of a six-time independent board member.

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.

Webinar Recap: From Lagging to Leading Sales Indicators

InsightSquared

When it comes to measuring the health of your pipeline and forecasting the quarter, are you focused on Lagging Indicators that leave you looking in the rear-view mirror? What if you instead focused on Leading Indicators ? The metrics that help you get ahead of risks and upside.

How to Avoid Being Replaced as CEO by Your VCs

SaaStr

Worried about a bunch of VCs replacing you? You should be a little worried, probably. A ways back, a CEO that I know fairly well was fired by a VC. Strange thing was, the VC didn’t talk to the rest of the board. Who didn’t agree. So he got un-fired. Awkward.

The Anatomy of a Cold Call

Predictable Revenue

Gabrielle is a sales dev leader who believes in empowerment, advocacy, and enlightenment with expertise in sales leadership, sales training, sales management, sales coaching, sales enablement, and cold calling. The post The Anatomy of a Cold Call appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

Bluehost Vs. DreamHost

The Daily Egg

You’ve probably heard of Bluehost as one of the biggest names in web hosting, but it’s not the only service out there. DreamHost got its start around the same time and offers just as much when it comes to keeping your site running.

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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.

Your Sales Team’s Mental Health Is Your Responsibility, Too. What Are You Doing About It?

Sales Hacker

Let’s face it. The term “mental health” is not one you’d typically hear discussed within sales meetings. Sales jobs have always been viewed as tough, demanding, highly metrics-driven and even ruthless.

Measuring Customer Experience: How to Collect the Right Data and Act on It

Totango

It is essential for a company to understand the behavior, opinions, and needs of their customers to provide the best service possible.

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The Product Superpowers That Few Flex: Join Special Guest Brett Queener on the SaaS Product Power Breakfast

Kellblog

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AngelList: Early Stage Valuations Actually Aren’t Up That Much. It’s The Top Startups That Are On Fire.

SaaStr

It can be hard to tell from the media and Twitter just what’s happening in SaaS and Cloud startups these days. We see emerging leaders like Brex quickly raise at $7B+ and ClickUp raise at $1B just months after raising at a fraction of those valuations.

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!

8 Steps to Improve Your Business Email Writing

Predictable Revenue

Let's take a quick look at some of the ways AI can be leveraged to maximize sales and lead generation for pharmaceutical businesses. The post 8 Steps to Improve Your Business Email Writing appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

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RingCentral Video Review

The Daily Egg

Video conferencing software has never been more critical than it is today. Businesses of all sizes rely on video calls to connect employees and decision-makers, allowing crucial business tasks and discussions to occur remotely. RingCentral Video is a top contender in video conferencing software.

The Difference Between a VP of Sales and a CRO

Sales Hacker

We’re in the middle of a transformational time in the world of technology across all sectors.

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