10 Tips to Avoid SaaS Burnout

SaaStr

Burnout is a real risk in SaaS. One piece of “evidence” — a lot of fairly successful SaaS startups all sell at about the same point in time … about 5 years in. The post 10 Tips To Avoid SaaS Burnout appeared first on SaaStr. Not usually in the early days.

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SAAS and the New Tenets of Partner Engagement

Techsnyder

SAAS and the new tenets of Partner Engagement The role played by partners and the extent of their involvement in conventional business is way different in SAAS. Partner Governance, no more optional: SaaS necessitates more autonomy to partners, and it is like a double-edged sword.

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More on the SaaS Sales Playbook for Product-Led Growth

SaaSX

The SaaS sales playbook applied best to a product-led growth when it is adapted to be sales-assisted versus sales led

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The Average SaaS IPO Takes 12 Years

SaaStr

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. The math on 10 years to $1B acquisition here: The post The Average SaaS IPO Takes 12 Years appeared first on SaaStr. So how long does it take to really Go Big?

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New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

The company was making a shift to a SaaS (Software as a Service) model— which requires adopting new ways of thinking, changing organizational models, constantly measuring, and. Adopting a nimble SaaS mindset helps companies innovate. 2018 STATE OF. EMBEDDED. ANALYTICS.

The Average Public SaaS Company has 35,000 Customers

SaaStr

I was recently talking with several SaaS companies that crossed certain customer count milestones. And I began to wonder: just exactly how many customers does the average public SaaS company have? It’s a bit more than 1,500 for true enterprise SaaS companies ($100k+ ACV).

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Can Professional Services and SaaS Coexist?

OPEXEngine

My SaaS and startup DNA includes a lot of experience in running professional services organizations. HOW PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BEST FIT INTO YOUR SAAS MODEL. Using the SaaS on behalf of the customer on an ongoing basis, acting as an extension of the customer’s internal team.

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Successful vs. Very Successful SaaS Companies

SaaStr

Should you join that Successful SaaS start-up? And it turns out, at least in my experience, the characteristics of Successful and Very Successful SaaS companies are actually quite different. Because it takes 7-10 years, minimum, to really get anywhere in SaaS.

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Who’s Accelerating in SaaS? DataDog. HubSpot. Zendesk. Everyone.

SaaStr

We all know times are good in SaaS and Cloud — but just how good? It really is almost everyone at SaaS that is at scale and has a winning brand. Some public SaaS companies that are less competitive than they used to be (e.g.,

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SaaS Founder’s Guide To Conversational Marketing

Incredo

Conversational marketing has conquered the SaaS industry long ago. After exploring this post, you will know 1) What is conversational marketing and how it works, 2) What is making CM a successful strategy, 3) How to increase conversions through CM, 4) How your SaaS peers leverage CM so far.

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How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

software vendors and SaaS companies. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue. 1 Customize to Monetize: The Strategic Way to Create Tiered Offerings.

Best Examples of SaaS Products

SaaS Metrics

SaaS or Service as a Software is becoming the fastest growing industry in the world. Many entrepreneurs and businesses want to be a part of this industry by either creating a new SaaS product, investing in the existing SaaS products, or simply acquiring it.

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SaaS Finance Essentials

Baremetrics

In this article, we shall get back to basics: What is SaaS finance, and what financial phases can you expect your business to go through? Baremetrics can help you improve your SaaS finance model thanks to our robust forecasting capabilities in Flightpath. What Is SaaS Finance?

2019 SAAS Private Survey Results- Part 1

For Entrepreneurs with David Skok

For the seventh year in a row, we’re proud to work with KBCM Technology Group (formerly Pacific Crest Securities) to share results from a survey of ~424 private SaaS companies. Startup Help growing SaaS revenue SaaS SaaS business SaaS metricsThank you to the readers of forEntrepreneurs who participated in taking the survey! Thank you also to David Spitz (@dspitz) and the team at KBCM Technology.

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10 Examples of Strategic SaaS Website Designs

SaaS Metrics

Over the next few years, studies have predicted that Saas (software-as-a-service) will grow the number of platforms used by many businesses. To sustain this growth and take advantage of many new SaaS startups and services have been rising.

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B2B SaaS Financial Operations Trends Report 2021

From the economy to funding to the downstream impacts of ASC-606 adoption, we explore what finance teams and founders alike are most concerned about in 2021 in our report. If you're in B2B SaaS, you don't want to miss this one.

Must-Have SaaS Tools for Small Sized Businesses

Predictable Revenue

SaaS tools provide an excellent opportunity for small-size businesses to promote their efforts and improve the workflows. The post Must-Have SaaS Tools for Small Sized Businesses appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

29 Latin American SaaS Superstars

SaaStock

The Latin American SaaS landscape is hustling and bustling, having seen more IPOs in the last 6 months than the previous 20 years combined. We will gather 300 leading SaaS founders, executives and investors for three days packed with opportunities and rich exchange of knowledge to push the whole ecosystem forward. The Brazilian SaaS platform is targeted at small and medium-sized businesses and is serving more than 50,000 customers. Articles Companies SaaS

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How to Optimize Your SaaS Pricing Page? (Best Practices + Examples)

Incredo

Psychological facts about your consumers + advanced pricing page tips + real SaaS examples = your SaaS pricing page is ready to close! SaaS Sales

SaaS Freemium Model: What Works, What Doesn't?

Incredo

SaaS Sales SaaS Marketing StrategyDo you love free stuff? Imagine that you can visit a sports complex for free but you are allowed to do it only twice a month, only for 3 hours in total and you have access to the swimming pool and cardio & strength classes only. That free is always available but you would like to spend more time there, have access to the wellness area as well and visit there more often.

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Automate Your Collections Processes With the A/R Management Playbook

The A/R Management Playbook is a must-read for SaaS teams. In it, you’ll learn best practices for collections and dunning, how to reduce A/R Aging and DSO, and how to measure the effectiveness of your collections processes.

SaaS Financial Benchmarks by Baremetrics

Baremetrics

For SaaS companies, success depends highly on using key metrics to track financial growth and enhance visibility into all the key performance indicators. Another major interest is comparing one's growth and performance with other companies in similar SaaS niches.

Join One Great SaaS Discussion a Day on SaaStr University!!

SaaStr

The post Join One Great SaaS Discussion a Day on SaaStr University!! We’ve added a new daily discussion topic on SaaStr University and folks are already getting a big benefit out of it. Recent discussions include: What’s your top tip for dealing with The Great Resignation?

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2018 SAAS Private Survey Results- Part 1

For Entrepreneurs with David Skok

For the seventh year in a row, we’re proud to work with KBCM Technology Group (formerly Pacific Crest Securities) to share results from a survey of ~385 private SaaS companies. Startup Help SaaS SaaS business Sales & Marketing Machine Sales and MarketingThank you to the readers of forEntrepreneurs who participated in taking the survey! Thank you also to David Spitz (@dspitz) and the team at KBCM Technology Group for their.

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The Top SaaS Companies Have An Average of ~350 Integrations

SaaStr

Ok so how many integrations do SaaS companies typically end up with? It turns out: SaaS leaders like Okta, Shopify, Atlassian and Slack all have 2,000+ integrations. The average public SaaS company has about 350 integrations. Your API.

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AR Management Playbook - Secrets to Reduce AR Aging and Increase Cash Flow

If you’re like many SaaS startups, billing and payment management is a big challenge. With this playbook, we’ll show you how to implement an AR management process to handle late payments, subscription renewals, and other recurring billing functions.

The Principles of SaaS Accounting

Baremetrics

This article will dive into the main principles of accounting for SaaS. What Makes SaaS Accounting Different from Traditional Accounting? What Makes SaaS Accounting Different from Traditional Accounting? When running a SaaS company, tracking revenue becomes a unique challenge.

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How to Price your SaaS Product

Predictable Revenue

Ajit is the author of Price To Scale and is a SaaS Product Marketing veteran who has helped firms such as Narvar, Medallia, Helpshift, and Feedzai differentiate their products, grow revenue, and win. The post How to Price your SaaS Product appeared first on Predictable Revenue.

Meet 9,000 other SaaS Founders at the FREE SaaStr University!

SaaStr

Want to connect with almost 9,000 other SaaS founders? Want to take 4+ FREE courses on scaling SaaS and raising venture capital? The post Meet 9,000 other SaaS Founders at the FREE SaaStr University! Then check out the latest at SaaStr University !! Learn. Share. Scale!!

B2B SaaS Metrics 2020 Benchmark Report: A Discussion with Ray Rike and The SaaS CFO

Kellblog

The purpose of this post is to embed the video recording of my recent appearance on Monday Night Metrics with Ray Rike of RevOps^2 and Ben Murray , also known by the sobriquet, The SaaS CFO. Marketing SaaS Sales Silicon Valley Startups Venture Capital

SaaS Chart of Accounts

It’s no secret that general ledgers aren’t optimized for SaaS companies. Your QuickBooks or Xero Chart of Accounts is no different. The following Excel template is a sample Chart of Accounts that you can download and customize to fit your business needs.

6 Tips for Effective Data Sharing Using Baremetrics

Baremetrics

Data plays a key role in maximizing growth in your SaaS company. We recommend you to: Use a SaaS metrics tool to get the most out of your data. 3 Why is sharing data effectively important to your SaaS company? Why is sharing data effectively important to your SaaS company?

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A SaaS Founder’s Guide to PR

SaaStr

The post A SaaS Founder’s Guide to PR appeared first on SaaStr. So as a founder, I was fired by 3 PR firms. In a row. Two actual PR firms, and the third, a solo shop. I was fired for one simple reason: I demanded results. First, I demanded we actually measure PR.

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The Top 100 Private Cloud and SaaS Companies Now Have an Average Valuation of $5.2 Billion

SaaStr

A few metrics really stood out to me this year: Their “Cloud 100” top private Cloud and SaaS companies are now worth on average a stunning $5.2B. SaaS is scaling faster than ever. The SF Bay Area is still the HQ for the majority of public SaaS companies today.

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2020 SaaS Survey Results- COVID Edition!

For Entrepreneurs with David Skok

KBCM TECHNOLOGY GROUP SAAS SURVEY – COVID EDITION For the eighth year in a row, we’re proud to work with KBCM Technology Group (formerly Pacific Crest Securities) Thank you to the readers of forEntrepreneurs who participated in taking the survey!

SaaS Payments 101: Roadmap for Monetizing Payments

Software providers bringing payment capabilities in-house means creating a more seamless customer-experience, while maximizing revenue. Check out Payrix’s SaaS Payments 101 Guide to learn how embedded payments can transform and fuel your growth.

5 Top SaaS Companies I Especially Admire

SaaStr

Q: What SaaS companies do you most admire? It’s best not to play favorites in SaaS. There are so many incredible SaaS companies these days. The post 5 Top SaaS Companies I Especially Admire appeared first on SaaStr.

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2018 Private SAAS Company Survey- Part 2

For Entrepreneurs with David Skok

We recently released Part 1 results of our private SaaS company survey in partnership with KBCM Technology Group (formerly Pacific Crest Securities). This is the sixth annual survey we’ve produced together, which provides data to help SaaS companies benchmark their performance against their competition. SaaS Sales & Marketing Machine Startup Help SaaS business SaaS sales and marketing Sales and Marketing Machine

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SaaS Valuation Tips for Founders

The SaaS CFO

SaaS valuations can be a tricky subject for founders. There’s a ton of info on the Internet, especially for public SaaS companies. Unfortunately, for private SaaS companies, there is only random valuation data and rules of thumb. SaaS Valuations Founders

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How to Get Traction for a SaaS Product

SaaS Metrics

You have spent quite a few weeks, months, and even years building your SaaS product. How to get traction for your SaaS product? The post How to Get Traction for a SaaS Product first appeared on SaaS Metrics.

Preparing for SaaS Funding: Evaluating your Funding Options

Speaker: Jon Steinberg, Co-founder of Mountside Ventures, and Clayton Whitfield, Co-Founder and SVP of Revenue Programs at SaaSOptics

While it may seem that more and more SaaS companies are taking the bootstrap approach to financing, it’s encouraging to know that there are many other viable funding options on the market. Whether you fall into the category of “non-VC compatible,” or just prefer a more non-dilutive option, understanding what alternatives there are and how to evaluate them based on your business and operational goals will pave the way to a successful financing outcome that’ll help scale your business.