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.

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 .

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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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

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.).

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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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.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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].

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.

How We Are Planning Now at Team SaaStr

SaaStr

Still, with so much travel and planning involved, it may take 6 months to unwind Dreamforce. I’m pretty tired right now. It’s not the stock market, or other things. It’s the fact that we’ve been doing Corona planning since January — earlier than most in U.S.

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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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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.

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.

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.

What The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Means For Marketers

Neil Patel

Just look at the travel industry. And if you are in the travel industry, you saw massive drops in traffic. And with some sectors like travel, they are currently offering massive discounts, which is helping counteract some of their traffic declines.

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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4 Tips to Sustain Your Sales Kickoff Momentum

InsightSquared

In today’s digital age, few people travel anywhere without their GPS. You’re going on a road trip. Do you A. review the maps step-by-step weeks in advance or B. turn on your GPS when you step in the car? The ability to get in-the-moment guidance has become a must-have.

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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.

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?

SaaS Conversations: Building a Culture of Metrics

OPEXEngine

As Hubspot’s CMO, where Mike was part of the founding team through a successful IPO leading to a $2B valuation, to CMO at Cybereason, an enterprise cybersecurity company, and now CEO at the SaaS travel management vendor, Lola.com, we looked at how KPIs have evolved from SaaS 2.0

Committing to our customers’ success in these challenging times

Totango

The safety of our employees and community is of paramount importance to us and as such we’ve taken steps over the last few weeks to protect all – ceasing non-essential travel and implementing a work from home policy.

[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.

Scale with fellow founders at SaaSociety

SaaStock

If you are a founder traveling from abroad, SaaSociety provides one more way to experience the beautiful surroundings of São Paulo after SaaStock LatAm. In what can be rightfully deemed the era of the entrepreneur, we often gravitate towards glorifying founders; their successes and lifestyles.

LaunchPad Success Story: Joshua Pierce, The Diversity Org Founder Gives First

TechStars

By the time I was 18, I was traveling around the country and making good money with the company.”. Joshua Pierce knows the impact one opportunity or one mentor can have on a young person’s trajectory.

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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Vacation, subscribed

ProfitWell

Today, we dive deep into subscription travel. A subscription takeover in travel. Now, subscription is running rampant in travel —and Inspirato Founder & CEO Brent Handler predicts the model will spur followers in luxury travel, Skift reports. This summer, Inspirato introduced an all-you-can-travel subscription membership, which Handler dubs the most expensive subscription model on the market.