December, 2018

Matrix Growth Academy – Zero to 100 Videos

For Entrepreneurs with David Skok

Matrix Growth Academy – Zero to 100 was an educational event held in San Francisco, aimed at providing B2B Founders with a road-map for how to get from Zero to a repeatable, scalable and profitable growth process that would take them to $100m in revenue. Please find below the primary videos for They have been. Startup Help

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There are over 100 SaaS unicorns. How long did it take them to get to $100 million in ARR?

The Angel VC

A few days ago I wrote that there’s more than one path to $100 million. I argued that while it’s awesome to see that some companies are able to get from 0 to $100 million in ARR in 7-8 years or even less, trying to grow that fast may not be the best choice for most companies. That raises the question: What are your chances of growing a little slower and still achieving massive success?

The Ultimate Guide To Your SaaS Website Localization


Adapting apps and services to foreign markets is something that many businesses are sleeping on, and it is often the missing link that stops them from really flourishing. That's not an overestimation.

Predictions for 2019

Tom Tunguz

Here are some predictions for 2019 and a review of my thoughts for 2018, many of which were wrong. The M&A market slows meaningfully , especially at the multi-billion dollar level. The recent seasickness in the public markets forces most CEOs adopt a more conservative approach to acquisitions.

Your SaaS prospects could be afraid to buy

Practical Advice on SaaS marketing

If you’re selling or marketing a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution, you’ve probably seen something like this before: You’re talking with a prospective customer that’s struggling with a broken, outdated system, something they’ve been using for a long time to handle some vital task.

10 Most Important Sales Trends That Will Define 2019 (And Predictions)

Sales Hacker

It’s that time of the year again! Time for Sales Hacker’s Annual Top 10 Sales Trends and Predictions for the Future of Sales in 2019. Due to the proliferation of modern sales technology and people’s love of it, I added a new element this time. This new element is, “Companies to watch”.

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Sales Tools – Made in Belgium


Sales Tools: Made in Belgium. Tools for sales are flooding the market and the flood seems to increase in strength every year. That said, few know there’s a vibrant community of sales tools and sales tech stack vendors packed together in Belgium. They’re Solving Puzzles in Gent, Belgium.

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Which are the Best SaaS Development Companies in Eastern Europe


Does your business have everything it needs? With new demands and even newer technology, it’s much harder for a business to develop its own mobile app or website interface. Finding a good software development team in North America for a reasonable budget is a rare occurrence.

Just Where Are SaaS Companies Priced After the 2018 Correction?

Tom Tunguz

Reading the news in the past week made me wonder. Just where are we pricing SaaS companies today? The Nasdaq and the S&P have toyed with a bear market. Many stocks are down 10 to 50%. Absolute valuations are one consideration, but let’s understand it at a deeper level.

5 steps to sales prospecting (for higher quality leads) in 2019

When I first began selling, nervous doesn’t even begin to describe how I felt about sales prospecting.

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46 Bad Ass Sales Podcasts Every Sales Professional Should Follow in 2019

Sales Hacker

The path to sales enlightenment requires continuous self-learning, but there’s a real problem. Salespeople are BUSY. With the insane rise of text based content, we understand that not all salespeople have time to sit and read articles.

The ultimate marketing technology stack for 2019

Inside Intercom

You might be familiar with Scott Brinker’s famous martech landscape slide. Known as the Martech 5000 — nicknamed after the 5,000 companies that were competing in the global marketing technology space in 2017, it’s said to be the most frequently shared slide of all time.

Quick Ways to Make Your Google Ads Stand Out from the Competition


Google Ads amounts to billions of dollars in revenue for the search engine giant, but what about your revenue? Standing out in this competitive—and, let’s face it, cluttered—environment can be a huge challenge for advertisers, especially if they’re just starting out.

8 Sustainable Practices to Better Your Mobile App Marketing Strategies


As technology progresses, it's unavoidable to face the tough turf that consists of your competition. For this reason, many company owners have taken measures to adopt strategies that will help them overcome the competition.

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Which is More Important: New Account Growth or Account Expansion?

Tom Tunguz

If you have one marketing dollar to spend on your startup’s growth, should you spend it on acquiring a new customer or on expanding an existing customer? Mining the existing customer base for customer expansion seems very logical.

How we redesigned the sidebar of our CRM

The left navigation is present on every page you look at in Close. It provides the main way to move through the product. It also hasn’t been touched since about 2013! It was time to show it some love.


Best 18 Sales Articles of 2018 from Sales Hacker

Sales Hacker

Here’s a recap of the best sales articles from 2018 from Sales Hacker! With 2019 is right on the horizon, I’m taking this as an opportunity to look back at the kickass year we had at Sales Hacker. As usual, we were lucky enough to play host to many brilliant people contributing amazing content.

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Facebook Workplace’s Julien Codorniou on turning companies into communities

Inside Intercom

Facebook’s mission statement has been examined everywhere from college business case studies to the hallowed halls of the United States Congress. It’s easy to connect the dots between mission and product when you consider the social media behemoth’s more than 2 billion worldwide users.

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It’s Time to Retest Your Page Speed [Google’s latest update]


Back in October, we were the first to claim that 2019 will be the year of page speed. We’ve got our eyes on the market and lemme tell you: Google is sending serious signals that it’s crunch time to deal with your slow pages. Faster pages are a strategic marketing priority.

Is Offline Marketing Dead? How Will Your SaaS Business Respond to It?


Operating on cloud is the next step for businesses in the digital evolution. Because information is connected and simultaneously updated through the internet! In 2019, the cloud market is projected to grow up to 206.2 billion from around 175.8 billion in 2018. SaaS Marketing Strategy

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Selling Your Product While You Build It

Tom Tunguz

Customers will pay you to build your SaaS product. It’s one of the great advantages of a SaaS model. Annual prepay contracts - wherein customers pay for a year’s cost on day - is a free loan from customers. And every startup can benefit from this advance.

A Survival Guide to Global Workforce Trends in 2019

Entrepreneur - SaaS

The workforce is getting both younger and older. Managing Employees

The Ultimate Guide to Sales Productivity

Sales Hacker

Art or Science? Sales requires mastery of “soft skills,” so it can often seem like more art than science. Movies like Thank You for Smoking and Wolf of Wall Street portray top performers as innately talented artists, but we all know that it takes more than a great pitch to hit your number.

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Sujan Patel on scaling growth with chatbots

Inside Intercom

Just ask Sujan Patel, one of today’s most well-known experts in growth. Sujan has seen first-hand just how powerful chatbots can be – greater efficiency, accelerated sales cycles and better customer experiences. Sujan’s no stranger to finding the cutting edge in growth.

7 Page Speed Stats Every Marketer Should Know


If we asked you to describe an effective digital marketing campaign, you might tout the value of strong design, ad targeting, or the benefits of conversion optimization. But even if your web and landing pages are aesthetically on point, it can mean nothing if you haven’t considered page speed.

How to craft high-performing sales email sequences (webinar)

Here's the recording of today's webinar about how to craft high-converting sales email sequences with our own, Steli Efti. In today's webinar, Steli walks you through and answers live questions about how we (and our customers) use's

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Creative Selection - An Inside Look at Some Key Moments at Apple

Tom Tunguz

I’ve wondered what it’s like to work at Apple. I’ve read books and articles about Steve Jobs and the turbulence the company experienced. Ken Kocienda co-wrote the Safari browser and developed the first iPhone keyboard.

Three Things To Consider Before Your Next MarTech Purchase


Marketers are living in a golden age of marketing. No longer do marketers have to rely. The post Three Things To Consider Before Your Next MarTech Purchase appeared first on CloudKettle. SaaS Sales and Marketing appexchange B2B B2B marketing B2B SaaS Marketing technology Martech ROI Saas Salesforce

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Prospecting in a Post-GDPR World

Sales Hacker

The past few years have been rather tumultuous in the digital realm. First came Mobilegeddon in 2015, heralding the end of (desktop) days. And now, we’re dealing with the fallout of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which officially became the law of the (European) land on May 25, 2018.

2018 on Inside Intercom

Inside Intercom

It has been a year of extraordinary growth at Intercom. Intercom, the product, continued to develop at a fast pace with hundreds of new features big and small – from an entirely reimagined Messenger to a thriving Intercom App Store to next generation chatbots, Custom Bots and Answer Bot.

Utilizing a Canada Electronic Funds Transfer

Agile Payments

Canada Electronic Funds Transfer is easiest and most cost effective solution to managing Canadian ACH, allowing businesses based in Canada to debit checking accounts for one-time or recurring payments. Payment Processing

Survival Tips for First 90 Days in Remote Sales


4 Best Practices for Aligning Sales and Marketing Internationally. For many salespeople out there, remote sales work is a decidedly attractive dream. And working from home is often as far from being a dream as possible. In sales, efficiency, progress-tracking, and team-alignment are paramount.

Reducing Page Load Times by 90%

Tom Tunguz

Over the last month, I’ve been modernizing this site with one goal in mind: speed. The net result from that effort is a 90% reduction in page load time from 5 seconds to about 500 milliseconds.

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The 20 most popular SaaS Roundup reads of 2018

Chart Mogul

Every week we scour the web to pick our top three industry reads and share them in our SaaS Roundup newsletter. As we approach the end of 2018, I thought it would be a good time to take stock of the articles that resonated most with our audience.

PODCAST 38: Why Selling to Your Customers Stated Needs is Completely Wrong W/ Munya Hoto

Sales Hacker

This week on the Sales Hacker podcast , we talk to Munya Hoto , Digital Marketing Director at Foundry and a Founding Member of the London Revenue Collective. .

Building for everyone: How we made the Intercom Messenger accessible

Inside Intercom

Here at Intercom, our mission is to make internet business personal. But in order for an internet business to be personal, it must also be possible for everyone to access. More than one billion people worldwide live with a disability – that’s more than 15% of the global population.

How Subscriptions Are Remaking Corporate America


Wall Street finally gets it! This story was originally written by Alex Eule, Managing Editor of Barron’s and published here. […]. The post How Subscriptions Are Remaking Corporate America appeared first on Zuora. Pricing Strategy Subscription Economy Zuora News