20 Example Travel Websites That Will Get You Moving

The Daily Egg

That’s exactly what an effective travel website should make you feel. It should activate the travel bug with vibrant imagery and vivid copy. And while photos can do a lot of the work in inspiring visitors, a travel site can’t accomplish its purpose without great web design.

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Software Engineer Turned International Traveler

Zuora

The post Software Engineer Turned International Traveler appeared first on Zuora. by Pilar Pickering, Senior Software Engineer and Sarah Shaffer, Employer Brand Marketing Intern Meet Pilar. Pilar joined Zuora back in […].

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The new age of travel: buyer, leaser, or subscriber?

ProfitWell

Today, we talk travel. As we've said time and time again, the world is constantly evolving in the subscription space, and as of late, it's the subscription travel market that's increasingly heating up. On Monday we highlighted Inspirato Pass, the subscription for glamorous global travel. As the Morning Brew reports, Lyft (-7.57%) knows you check five apps before finding your preferred travel method, but it’s guessing you want to check fewer than that.

2020 Tourism Marketing Trends to Keep in Mind

SaaS Metrics

The travel and tourism industry has been gaining more and more traction in the past decade. Travelers are going on longer trips to places farther away from home to experience a new part of the world.

The 8 Most Intriguing Marketing Campaigns of 2019

Adhere Creative

Travel ads that keep it real, an epic fast food troll, and meet-and-greets that got us in the feels: these were the campaigns we found most thought-provoking in 2019.

Salesforce and Workday: “Yes, Covid-19 is Slowing Us Down. But We Are Still Growing”

SaaStr

” Workday’s travel, hospitality and healthcare segments are down / pushed out. We saw higher than normal deal push-out, particularly in industries most affected, including travel, hospitality, and healthcare.” It can be hard to know what to make of the world today.

The Startup Sectors Most Impacted by the Coronavirus

Tom Tunguz

If we tally the reductions by category, travel, retail, fitness, real estate, transportation, and recruiting constitute the top 6 categories. Which startup sectors are most affected by coronavirus?

LaunchPad Lift Spotlight: ElecTrip

TechStars

During the summer of 2017, ElecTrip co-founder and CEO, Mandeep Patel recognized an opportunity to more efficiently and effectively serve the city-to-city travel needs of large corporate employers. A Road Less Traveled .

Online Casino Games with the Highest Probability of Winning

SaaS Metrics

Today, online casino gaming is very popular because it’s more convenient compared to having to dress up and travel to land-based casinos to play. In online casinos, you’ll be able to play your favorite casino games in the comfort of your own home or even when you travel to different places.

Surveying Sales Leaders - How Coronavirus is Impacting Quotas, Bookings, and Budgets

Tom Tunguz

Business travel, new hires, and new software purchases were the top categories of budget reductions. Sam Jacobs created the Revenue Collective , a group of more than 1700 sales professionals at some of the fastest-growing companies.

Questions about Returning to Work

Tom Tunguz

When we all travel the way we used to, boarding planes to attend a last minute meeting across the country? When will a start up’s management team feel comfortable telling employees there safe to return to work? Is it when the government declares it safe? Or schools re-open?

Do CEOs have personal assistants?

SaaStr

Deal with office issues, help with basic functional QA, greet partners, help with travel drama, fix a marketing website, whatever it is. I think a CEO, or at least the founders, should have leverage as soon they can afford it. In both my start-ups, an “assistant” (office+paperwork+EA) was literally the first non-founder+engineering team I hired. It gave us a ton of leverage. Since then, I’ve mostly done without. I think that has been a mistake. View original question on quora.

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Every Annual Attendee Comes to SaaStr Scale in the Fall — For Free

SaaStr

Weeks ago, we began to put in place the toughest health & safety standards in the industry, with everything from thermal scanning, to strict rules around health, to stringent and firm bars on travel, with no exceptions.

Late Stage Venture: TripActions

Andreessen Horowitz

Today, I am thrilled to announce our newest LSV investment, leading the Series D funding for TripActions, a travel platform for enterprises. In May, a16z announced our inaugural Late Stage Venture (LSV) fund. We led the Series C round … Uncategorized announcements

5 Strategies That Are Working Well Now

SaaStr

Customers in travel and events are deeply hurting, and maybe there isn’t even a point in charging many of them right now. Q: What Strategies Are Working Now? Many of us are struggling now; a minority are “Covid Beneficiaries”; and most are somewhere in the middle in SaaS.

A Look Ahead to Techstars Startup Weekend in 2020: More Connected than Ever Before

TechStars

A vertical event is one with a theme specific to a particular industry—like FinTech or Travel—or social or environmental challenge—like Diversity and Inclusion or Sustainability.).

Why Margin Matters Now in Startupland

Tom Tunguz

Operating expense, or OpEx, includes the salaries the remaining employees plus marketing and selling costs, travel, food, real estate, and other expenses. Over the last decade, growth has been the winning card for startups to play. The faster the business grew, the higher its valuation.

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You Need To Zoom With At Least 6 Customers a Week

SaaStr

Something I never really enjoyed, the travel part of visiting customers. One long-term theme at SaaStr is Getting on Jets. But over time I learned two things. First, you learn so much more when you visit customers in person.

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The Impact of the Coronavirus on Software Valuation Multiples

Tom Tunguz

The bigger question is whether software purchasing habits change because of reduced travel and networking. This morning, there were many tweets talking about the impact of the coronavirus on the fundraising environment. It’s as a result of last weeks’ wild swings in the stock market.

Should You Visit More Of Your Prospects In Person? Almost Certainly

SaaStr

There is no question traveling takes time, and time away from deals. And the CEO has never traveled for a deal. These deals are worth the time and effort to travel, almost always, unless you are very remote. I remember the first customer I lost due to not showing up in person.

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How SEO Backlinks Are Actually Built

SaaS Growth Strategy

For example, I was recently chatting with Mike Baker, Director of Marketing at corporate travel site Lola.com. Mike mentioned that his team had recently hired a market research firm to survey corporate travelers, resulting in Lola’s 2019 State of Corporate Travel Report.

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A Day in the Life of a VP of Strategic Accounts

Sales Hacker

If I am traveling, I usually take a flight between 6:00am–7:30am. As you can imagine my routine changes with travel. . I typically work remote one day a week and for the other 4 days (if not traveling) I arrive in the office at 8:15. . Thursday: Travel Day.

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Top 50 Speakers to Connect with at #SMMW19

Nimble - Sales

Entering its seventh year, Social Media Marketing World is among the largest gathering of thousands of marketers and influencers from around the world who travel to San Diego each year to learn business-building ideas. Attending Social Media Marketing World is a must for anyone in the social business space, and is a great environment for […]. The post Top 50 Speakers to Connect with at #SMMW19 appeared first on Nimble Blog. Social Selling

July Sales Spotlight

InsightSquared

When he is not at his desk, Andrew can be found traveling, hiking, and skiing in Vermont or fishing and paddle boarding in Buzzards Bay. Outside of work, Annie loves hiking, going to the beach, traveling and wine tasting.

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Virtual Selling Is Here To Stay: 3 Benefits of Remote Sales

Sales Hacker

Your reps are not limited by their approach to the customer and travel expenses. The ability to increase sales efforts without increasing travel is no small benefit. Annual, global, business travel spending is roughly $1.5

Nate Schmidt Joins Techstars Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator as Managing Director

TechStars

Feel free to start your application today or sign up for one-on-one office hours to meet me in person – and stay tuned for more information about where I’ll be traveling to meet companies to join me for the inaugural class of the Techstars Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator.

How Startup CEOs Should Think About the Coronavirus

Kellblog

Placing restrictions on travel, including not only guidelines for travel to affected areas but also guidelines for what you should do if you have recently traveled to one [5].

What Will this Crisis Accelerate in Your Ecosystem?

Tom Tunguz

commuting patterns, travel patterns, living patterns, they may all change. I read an op-ed in Bloomberg last week written by a stock trader who was on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the 1989 crash. His manager brought him into his office. The trader feared his manager would fire him. Instead, his manager told him that these kinds of crises accelerate change and that he should embrace them.

[Guest Post] 5 Ways Intellectual Property Law Coincides with SEO

Incredo

It covers many categories including travel, fashion, animals, film and more. When users interact with the World Wide Web, they tend to be rather lenient with their activity online and consider the consequences of their actions a little less.

SaaSOptics Stories: Meet Mary Chiaffredo

SaaSOptics

From world travels to unique hobbies, there's a lot you probably don't know about the team. SaaSOptics team members have incredible stories to tell. But one thing is for sure: We're a hard-working, talented and entertaining group to meet, and I'm excited to start telling our stories.

Meet Gunars Grundstoks: Startup Digest Curator in Latvia

TechStars

I enjoy running, hiking, rock climbing, traveling, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Around 2010, when I traveled in the U.S. Hello Gunars! Could you briefly introduce yourself? I’m the CEO and co-founder of IT House.

Lola’s Mike Volpe on Pricing to Win in Competitive Markets [Podcast]

OpenView Labs

He was part of HubSpot’s founding team, then moved into the world of cybersecurity with Cybereason and is now CEO of Lola.com, a travel management tool. Mike Volpe is no stranger to competitive markets. In this episode, he explains the relationship between pricing and brand, his perception of freemium and the importance of looking closely at your happiest customers for growth opportunities. ?. Prefer to listen on iTunes? Click here.

Top 5 Most Innovative Schools in the World

SaaS Metrics

Its importance is underscored when we look at some of the groundbreaking achievements of humanity such as air flight (aviation), space travel and exploration, vaccine development, quantum computing, etc. One of the crucial fabrics of our modern society is education.

Additional Health & Safety Rules for 2020 SaaStr Annual

SaaStr

Finally, our policies for travel from and related to China is clear and has no exceptions: No attendees from Mainland China, without any exceptions. We’ve added a series of additional Health & Safety rules to the 2020 SaaStr Annual. You can review them in more detail here.

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In Celebration of International Women’s Day,We’ve Reserved 500 Tickets for the SaaStr Europa Inclusion Program

SaaStr

This year, in celebration of International Women’s Day , we are launching our SaaStr Europa 2019 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion program. We believe that true innovation depends on hearing from, meeting with, and listening to people with a variety of perspectives and diverse backgrounds.

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Questions About Returning to Work

OPEXEngine

When we all travel the way we used to, boarding planes to attend a last minute meeting across the country? When will a start up’s management team feel comfortable telling employees they’re safe to return to work? Is it when the government declares it safe? Or schools re-open?

Navigating subscription in the air

ProfitWell

The modern business model is at it again, permeating another sector of travel as Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways launches subscription flight. And this is really a win-win, for both traveler and company. We’re curious to know: What do you think of subscription travel?

What I Expect in the Next Few Months in Startupland

Tom Tunguz

With travel curtailed, closing new customers will require selling over the phone/video - and it’s a bit harder to build trust, particularly for big deals over the phone. I was on a panel yesterday to speak about the impacts of the coronavirus on financial markets and startups.

Serving the People First Enterprise

Tom Tunguz

They include Ring, Rent the Runway, Glossier, Away Travel, UNTUCKit and Sweetgreen. Last year, I talked wrote 1% of Salesforce’s Revenue Makes a Unicorn.

SaaStr Europa Didn’t Cannibalize SaaStr Annual (Lesson: You Just Don’t Know)

SaaStr

I.e., would folks “stay home” in Europe and not travel all the way to SF Bay Area? One thing that is interesting at “scale” is you have to be careful about shooting from the hip. You have to start speaking with data.

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