July, 2022

How SaaS Companies Should Prepare for an IPO

Sage Intacct

Wow, an IPO is a massive milestone! It signifies that your company is a clear forerunner in its market and that it’s run and managed effectively. Going public is something a company’s leadership can be incredibly proud of. Software/SaaS Thought leadership SWTL

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The Challenge with SMB SaaS: High Growth Can Only Mask High Churn For Just So Long

SaaStr

So in theory, SMB SaaS is better than enterprise, at least 9 times out of 10: Deals close much faster. Customers don’t expect as much in terms of security, compliance, etc. Customers often can deploy on their own. There is often just 1 stakeholder to sell to.

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What Is Sales Training?

Predictable Revenue

What is sales training and why is it so important? Learn about each step in the sales training process and how the right program can improve your win rate. The post What Is Sales Training? appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

Twilio Alternatives

The Daily Egg

If you’re looking for the ideal communication management tool for customer support teams, Twilio is a great option to consider. The app. The post Twilio Alternatives appeared first on The Daily Egg.

Product Market Fit: A Lesson from Sephora’s Head of Product

Speaker: Sneha Narahalli - VP, Head of Product at Sephora

In this webinar, Sneha Narahalli, Head of Product at Sephora (Digital, Data & MarTech), will give you an iterative method for identifying and developing Product Market Fit.

Sales Efficiency Hack: The Perfect Live Chat + Chatbot Combo

Sales Hacker

Sales pros, I’m calling on you to end the debate on live chat versus chatbots. Sure, on one hand, there’s the convenience and power of an automated chat function. On the other is the valid claim that technology used to replicate human interaction just isn’t there yet.

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Why Customer Expansion Should Be A Critical Component of Your Growth Strategy

Totango

Did you know that 70% of revenue in a subscription-based business comes from existing customer renewals and upsells?

The 10x Rule: What Raising $1 of Venture Capital Really Means

SaaStr

I originally wrote this post way, way back in the first year of SaaStr and have updated it every 2 years or so, because it’s an important thing to think about as a founder.

How To Become a Motivational Sales Leader

Predictable Revenue

Rene Zamora, author of Part-Time Sales Management, shares his best tips to keep your outbound sales team motivated and maintain drive as a sales leader. The post How To Become a Motivational Sales Leader appeared first on Predictable Revenue. Blog Outbound Sales Development Podcast Show Notes

Hootsuite Alternatives

The Daily Egg

Social media can be a real time waster if you don’t have the right systems to manage it. Everything happens so fast. The post Hootsuite Alternatives appeared first on The Daily Egg. Website

How Collecting and Managing the Voice of the Customer Will Strengthen Your Product

Product teams strive to incorporate customers’ needs in everything they build, but this can’t be done without clear strategy, processes, and feedback loops in place. In this eBook, you'll learn how to build a robust voice of the customer program.

I Worked a Mall Kiosk for 2 Years. Here’s What I Learned About Face-to-Face Lead Generation

Sales Hacker

Front line sales managers are always looking for new and innovative ways to generate leads. As the manager, your job is to give your lead generators the tools they need to be successful.

PE in VC in 22

Tomasz Tunguz

In 2018 at Saastr, Jason Lemkin & I talked about private equity becoming an increasingly aggressive buyer of venture-backed software companies. Last year, private equity firms inhaled $29 billion dollars’ worth of startups - a twenty-year record and 50% more than the previous peak.

How the Right CS Platform Can Help You Do More with Less

Totango

Protecting and growing your current customer base should be your top priority right now, but how do you do that when your marketing and sales budgets have been slashed and hiring has stopped? During periods of economic uncertainty, you need to do more with less.

Dear SaaStr: How Do You Split Up Founder Shares?

SaaStr

Q: Dear SaaStr: How Do You Split Up Founder Shares? It’s a question for the ages. First, let’s note that most successful SaaS startups do not have equal founder splits. Less than 15% do. That data here: At the Top SaaS Companies, Founder-CEOs Own ~15% at IPO.

Shaping the Future: Product Strategy in the Age of Uncertainty

Speaker: William Haas Evans - Principal Consultant, Product Strategy Practice Lead, Kuroshio Consulting

In this webinar, we'll explore product strategy obstacles and present practices to overcome them while driving clarity and alignment across your executive team.

How To Do Outbound Sales If You’re Legally Restricted

Predictable Revenue

Can outbound sales survive without cold calling? Here are our top tips to help you navigate sales prospecting where mass outreach is legally restricted. The post How To Do Outbound Sales If You’re Legally Restricted appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

The Complete Guide to Ecommerce KPIs

The Daily Egg

If you’re running an ecommerce store, then you know the importance of monitoring key performance indicators (KPIs). By tracking the right KPIs, The post The Complete Guide to Ecommerce KPIs appeared first on The Daily Egg. Website

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How to get started with Trint

Trint

As an Emmy Award-winning reporter and foreign correspondent, Trint’s founder and CEO, Jeff Kofman, spent his entire career frustrated by manual transcription slowing down content creation. Jeff saw the potential in harnessing AI to solve these pain points.

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Deliberately Underselling as Sales Strategy

Tomasz Tunguz

Let me tell you a tale of two software sales processes. Take 1: An ambitious account executive engages a sales prospect and hustles to sell the customer a mega contract that consumes nearly the entirety of a budget. Big commission check, high fives, president’s club, feeling fine.

Going Beyond Gut Instinct: The Do’s and Don’ts of Strategic In-App Guides

In-app guides are powerful tools for delivering exceptional product experiences, but it’s all too easy to use them improperly or get too carried away. In this eBook, we’ll show you eight essential dos and don’ts for building impactful in-app guides.

3 Steps to Build Your Revenue Recognition Strategy

Sage Intacct

Revenue recognition is at the heart of accounting for SaaS and subscription companies. But it is complicated. However, you can quickly study and optimize your unique version of calculating deferred revenue. Software/SaaS Thought leadership SWTL

Gartner: Software Spend Will Still Grow by $100 Billion in 2023. To a Stunning $900 Billion.

SaaStr

Gartner: businesses will spend $100,000,000,000 more on software in 2023 than 2022. Yes, $100B more in 2023. Startups: THIS IS THE WORSE RECESSION SINCE THAT TULIP THING I READ ABOUT IN SCHOOL pic.twitter.com/qGKuXLchFQ. — Jason 2022 SaaStr Annual Sep 13-15 Lemkin (@jasonlk) July 15, 2022.

What is B2B sales?

Predictable Revenue

Learn what makes business to business sales (B2B sales) distinct from B2C, how to maximize your business sales process, and make the most of industry trends. The post What is B2B sales? appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

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How To Transfer a Website to Shopify

The Daily Egg

Shopify is one of the best ecommerce platforms on the market today. Moving your site to Shopify might sound intimidating. But it’s. The post How To Transfer a Website to Shopify appeared first on The Daily Egg. Website

From Feature Factory to an Outcome-Driven Product Team

Speaker: Matt LeMay - Product Coach and Consultant, Author of Product Management in Practice and Agile for Everybody

In this webinar, internationally recognized product leader Matt LeMay walks through the most common impediments to creating an outcome-focused product team and provides practical and actionable guidance for moving through them quickly and fearlessly.

How to create instant closed captions in Trint

Trint

Nowadays video captions do more than offer accessibility. They grab attention and help people engage with your content – even reaching anyone mindlessly scrolling today’s news with the sound off. This is why we created the Trint Caption Editor.

Sales Performance Dashboards to Keep Every Part of Your Revenue Engine on Track

Sales Hacker

In order for your car to run efficiently, you need every part of your engine firing on all cylinders. Nothing can be out of place, and if one piece fails to perform its function, you won’t get very far for very long. Your revenue organization works in the same way.

How Customer Loyalty Can Drive B2B SaaS Business Growth

Totango

Customer loyalty is a key to repeat business and referral generation for any business model. For B2B SaaS companies, customer loyalty drives subscription renewals and brand advocacy, making it a critical component of a profitable business model.

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Most Likely, It’s Not The Market. It’s You.

SaaStr

So Hunter Walk of Homebrew aptly summarized what I’ve been trying to say less eloquently for about 2-3 months. For 90% of startups, if you’re struggling right now … sure blame the market. But it’s not that, if your market is huge. It’s You.

The 10 KPIs Every Product Leader Needs to Know

Product teams have access to tons of data these days, but just because you're tracking product metrics doesn't mean you're tracking the right product metrics. In this eBook, we walk through the ten KPIs every product leader should have on their radar.

Why SDR Talent Management Is So Important

Predictable Revenue

Julian Marcuzzi joined the Predictable Revenue podcast to discuss why SDR talent management is so important. The post Why SDR Talent Management Is So Important appeared first on Predictable Revenue. Blog Outbound Sales Development Podcast Show Notes

The Complete Guide to Ecommerce Website Design

The Daily Egg

Ecommerce has become a popular and accessible way for people of all ages to make money online. It’s fast, easy, and can. The post The Complete Guide to Ecommerce Website Design appeared first on The Daily Egg. Website

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How Trint makes collaborating on content easy

Trint

Trint was built to provide teams with an end-to-end content creation platform. From real-time editing to feedback and sign-offs, Trint includes a range of collaboration tools to help people work effectively with colleagues and publish content quickly.

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