How to Build a 100-Day Plan to Grow Revenue


If you improve the conversion rate during each key moment in your sales process by just a small percentage, you can end up doubling your revenue or more. We recommend that every quarter you pick one thing to improve about your sales process.

Is revenue operations just another word for sales operations?


During a recent analysis of the available “operations” jobs on LinkedIn, we discovered a significant number of “revenue operations” jobs — 59,110 to be exact. So, if revenue operations isn’t just another buzzy title for sales operations, what is it exactly?

Revenue Growth: Understanding & Calculating Revenue Growth


Revenue growth might well be the king of all SaaS metric monsters, the Godzilla of the balance sheet. And what works for the beast from the deep works for revenue growth: to master it, you must first understand it. What is revenue growth? The revenue growth formula.

How to Build a 100-Day Play to Grow Revenue


If you improve the conversion rate during each key moment in your sales process by just a small percentage, you can end up doubling your revenue or more. Articles business operations business ops insightsquared revenue operations revenue ops sales sales analytics sales operations Sales Ops

Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Revenue backlog definition: SaaS subscription revenue backlogs


One thing that can make operating a SaaS company tricky is the number of different revenue types you have to keep track of. And one of the types that a lot of companies miss is revenue backlog : the total unrecognized revenue across the term of a given subscription agreement.

What is revenue collection & how to collect revenue on time


Revenue is a recurring (no pun intended) word here at ProfitWell. Making the most out of your company’s recurring revenue is our forte—often that means collecting money owed to you, otherwise known as revenue collection. After reading this post, you’ll learn what revenue collection is, who needs it, why it’s often difficult, and other tips for subscription companies handling revenue collection. What is revenue collection? Who needs revenue collection?

How Predictable Revenue built its innovative Outbound Validation program with CPO Kenny MacKenzie

Predictable Revenue

A few years back,Kenny MacKenzie, Predictable Revenue’s Chief Product Officer had bootstrapped his company, Vandrico, to six figure revenue and a team of 13 people.

What is revenue optimization? Using pricing to optimize revenue


Revenue is good. Lots of revenue is great. Optimized revenue is better. Because the world of e-commerce is so restless, as soon as your company finds itself bringing in steady revenue, the first question anyone will be asking is: How can we make this performance even better ?

What is the subscription revenue model? | ProfitWell


The subscription revenue model is hardly new. It’s simple: the subscription revenue model benefits both customers and companies. Meanwhile, companies offering subscriptions can scale with confidence, with predictable revenue and deeper relationships with their customer base.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

1% of Salesforce's Revenue Makes a Unicorn

Tom Tunguz

If you start a business tomorrow that is able to cleave 1% of revenue from Salesforce, you will have built a billion-dollar business. Salesforce is worth $113 billion. 1% of $113 billion is $1.13 billion. ServiceNow is worth $34B and Workday is worth $33B. 3% of $33-34B is $1B. Atlassian is worth $20.5B. 5% of $20.5B is $1B. Why am I doing all this simple math you might ask? We have reached a point in SaaS where a small fraction of an incumbent is a billion-dollar company.

Customer Success Without Recurring Revenue

OpenView Labs

But what about companies where the majority of revenue is tied to a variable component of their pricing model? What does Customer Success look like when you don’t have consistent recurring revenue? What is recurring revenue and why does it matter?

InsightSquared Acquires Olono, Answers Revenue Teams’ Call for Real-time Actionable Intelligence And Receives Additional Funding


Combination of leading revenue intelligence solution with activity data capture and next best action sales engine offers industry’s most complete platform to drive predictable growth.

Revenue Recognition Examples: Know When Revenue is Recorded


After the cash lands in your account (and after you’ve cleaned up from the inevitable champagne-and-pizza party), you’ll no doubt want to update your accounts to reflect your newfound revenue. Cash isn’t revenue. What is revenue recognition? When is revenue recorded?

4 Competencies of a Successful Sales Team

Speaker: Collin Stewart, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Predictable Revenue

Why You Don’t Want to Miss Ramp, the Revenue Ops Event of the Year


Sales, marketing and business operations professionals will join forces for Ramp by InsightSquared , the second annual revenue ops event of the year, on August 6th-7th at the Westin Boston Waterfront.

7 Best Practices for Building Revenue Operations Infrastructure for Scale


The post 7 Best Practices for Building Revenue Operations Infrastructure for Scale appeared first on CloudKettle. SaaS Sales and Marketing B2B best practices Chief Revenue Officer Marketing technology Rev Ops revenue operations Saas Salesforce

Freemium: It's About Acquisition, Not Revenue


Building a freemium product requires a lot of forethought to keep your infrastructure costs low since you’re not deriving revenue from customers until they upgrade. Freemium is an acquisition model, not a revenue model. Simply put, free products can’t drive revenue.

A Step by Step Guide to Revenue Growth with Mark Roberge (Video + Transcript)


He provides an in-depth guide to driving revenue growth at your company and what to expect at each stage. Awesome revenue growth on the X axis, awesome revenue retention on the Y. Hundred percent revenue retention, 200% revenue growth. Thirty, 50% revenue growth.

What is Monthly Recurring Revenue?

The SaaS CFO

What is Monthly Recurring Revenue in SaaS? There is no shortage of terms and acronyms in SaaS, and monthly recurring revenue (MRR) is one of them. SaaS revenue terms can be quite confusing, especially around revenue. In this post, I’ll define monthly recurring revenue and how you calculate […]. The post What is Monthly Recurring Revenue? Monthly Recurring Revenue ARR MRR

What is revenue performance management? Measure & Increase ROI


Even if you get it all right, there’s still one question that you can’t answer: “What will revenue performance be like?” Defining revenue performance. Revenue performance is the analysis and improvement of sales marketing efforts using revenue as the key performance indicator.

A Revenue Manager’s Wish List


Revenue manager increases operational efficiency through automation of complex revenue processes at a large public company Talk about pressure and […]. The post A Revenue Manager’s Wish List appeared first on Zuora. RevPro revenue recognition Revenue Automation

11 Popular types of revenue models used today


That’s never been truer for software businesses in particular than in the past 10-15 years, with the internet stimulating an explosion in the number of viable revenue models. What is a revenue model? They are also confused with business models, of which revenue models are a part.

How to Properly Record Deferred Revenue in SaaS

The SaaS CFO

But most SaaS companies I have spoken with are incorrectly recording their most important revenue stream. That is subscription revenue and the corresponding deferred revenue balance. The post How to Properly Record Deferred Revenue in SaaS appeared first on The SaaS CFO. Deferred Revenue ASC 606 deferred revenue revenue recognitionSoftware subscriptions are the life of every SaaS business.

Navint + Statera. Modernizing Lead-to-Revenue Business Operations.


The acquisition not only doubles Navint’s size, but more importantly empowers us to provide solutions to the critical challenges that today’s recurring-revenue organizations consistently face. The result is that today’s companies are increasingly challenged to connect CPQ, Billing, ERP and revenue recognition, and find it difficult to understand how to optimize their business processes and connect front and back office technologies. Modernizing Lead-to-Revenue Business Operations.

SaaStr Podcast #221: HBS Sr. Lecturer and Former Hubspot CRO Mark Roberge on His Step by Step Guide to Revenue Growth


Mark Roberge is a senior lecturer with Harvard Business School, former CRO of Hubspot and author of the bestseller “The Sales Acceleration Formula” Join him as he takes you through his step by step guide to revenue growth.

How to align marketing and sales to increase revenue with expert coach and consultant Jeff Davis

Predictable Revenue

On this edition of The Predictable Revenue Podcast, co-host Collin Stewart welcomes Jeff Davis, Founder, Keynote Speaker, and Coach at the JD2 Consulting Group. The post How to align marketing and sales to increase revenue with expert coach and consultant Jeff Davis appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

Revenue Summit 2018: Key Takeaways From 5 Groundbreaking Sessions

Sales Hacker

Sales Hacker has once again brought another electrifying edition of The Revenue Summit! This recap is perfect for a skimmer—it covers the highlights from my top 5 sessions at Revenue Summit. Simply put, there are two ways to increase revenue—sell more, sell better.

SaaS Quick Ratio: How to Measure Your Startup's Revenue Health


Today, I'm taking a look at the SaaS Quick Ratio: a quick and effective way to measure the health of your revenue growth Fast growth isn't always the same as healthy growth: but how can you tell if your SaaS startup has overstretched?

Find Your Rev Ops Tribe: An Inside Look at Ramp 2019 from OpFocus


Hosted at Fenway Park, InsightSquared put forth a bold vision—to organize the revenue operations event of the year. Standing in the Red Sox Dugout, peering across the field with a hundred fellow professionals in revenue operations, I felt like I found my tribe.

The art of selling services: How Go Nimbly’s Troy Conquer listens, educates, and executes revenue operations consulting

Predictable Revenue

The post The art of selling services: How Go Nimbly’s Troy Conquer listens, educates, and executes revenue operations consulting appeared first on Predictable Revenue. We'll take an in-depth look at how to scale a sales team and effectively nail each stage of sales growth.

What is Run Rate? Calculating Revenue Run Rate [Formula + Example]


Revenue run rate—sometimes called annual run rate—lets you estimate how much revenue you might expect from your SaaS company throughout the next year. Run rate is simple to calculate, making it quite popular among founders for revenue projections. Risks of using revenue run rate.

Key SaaS Lessons to Maximize Revenue


This is an excerpt of the article Key SaaS Lessons to Maximize Revenue from VentureBeat that featured an interview from Sean Joyce. From a testing standpoint, the best advice I would give anybody looking at recurring revenue is to make sure you approach the project holistically,” says Joyce.

Outreach at Ramp 2019


We’re excited to announce that Outreach , the #1 Sales Engagement Platform, is sponsoring Ramp 2019, the revenue ops event of the year! We are seeing more and more high-growth companies experiment and implement a revenue operations model—including Outreach.

How to perfect sales operations: part 6 of Predictable Revenue’s outbound sales learnings from 2018

Predictable Revenue

The post How to perfect sales operations: part 6 of Predictable Revenue’s outbound sales learnings from 2018 appeared first on Predictable Revenue. We'll discuss how the obsession with perfecting the Marketing Qualified Lead and the inside sales model has led to CQL(Conversation Qualified Leads), and to Drift using bots instead of traditional SDR's. We'll also cover the three main principles for governing day to day sales operations and Zendesk's sales stages!

InsightSquared Unveils New Revenue Intelligence Solutions to Drive Predictable Company Growth at Ramp 2019


InsightSquared Announces New Solutions that Equip Revenue Operations with End-to-end Platform Capabilities for Marketing, Sales Forecasting, and Customer Success. Ramp is bringing together more than 500 sales, marketing, and revenue operations practitioners, along with the leaders they advise.