Essential KPIs for the Revenue Lifecycle #infographic
Customers and revenue are the lifeblood of any business. From their on-boarding to overall experience to retention, it is important to keep the customers satisfied and establish loyalty for your product and brand. On the revenue side, adopting a recurring model can increase retention and cut the cost of the on-boarding process. All in all, the revenue lifecycle is a significant but complicated one. This infographic looks into addressing the essential key performance indicators of the revenue…
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The Hottest Startup Sectors by @ttunguz
There’s a cyclicality to fundraising. Certain sectors rise quickly and become competitive while others decline. I’ve been wondering about the state of the market. First, which sectors are in vogue now in Seed investing and Series A investing? Second, is there a delay between the sectors attracting seed capital and Series A capital? In other words, do seed investors see trends before VCs do? The chart above shows the trends in the seed investment market.
SaaS Metrics 2.0 – A Guide to Measuring and Improving what Matters
“If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it” – Lord Kelvin This article is a comprehensive and detailed look at the key metrics that are needed to understand and optimize a SaaS business. It i…
Driving SaaS Growth Through The Customer Lifecycle - CloudAve
SaaS growth isn’t a goal; it’s an obsession. The good news is that SaaS growth can be very smooth and predictable, because of the SaaS recurring revenue subscription model. The bad news is that SaaS growth can also be predictably slow the bigger you get. After a few years of rapid SaaS startup growth, it’s …
Digital Marketing Strategy: Brennan Dunn on How He Launched His SaaS Business in Under 4 Months - Bright Ideas for eCommerce Entrepreneurs
Brennan shares how he started a new software company within a short period of time. He has tips on quickly getting the company to be cash flow positive as well as
Enterprise, Video Led The $25.1B In M&A Deals Last Quarter, Ernst & Young Says – TechCrunch
Instagram, Schminstagram. While flashy consumer deals keep getting all the headlines, it was actually cloud computing, enterprise and video that fueled the biggest deals of last quarter's $25.1 billion in mergers and acquisitions, according to top-tier accounting firm Ernst & Young. The total value of all deals fell by 12 percent from the year before while the number of deals was about the same. While that's not too huge a drop, the firm attributes it to "ongoing economic uncertainty."…
SaaS : What Problems They Faces For Metrics
SaaS must have a solid foundation of business metrics analysis. For this reason startup SaaS means inventing new metrics that are meaningful to their own model.
Kunerango Is An Edtech SaaS Toolset For Individuals To Sell Online Courses – TechCrunch
You might think the MOOCs movement had saturated the edtech space. But Kunerango, an Italian startup that's built a SaaS platform for instructors to create branded online schools where they can sell courses, reckons there's room for not-so-massive alternatives.
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Activate or Die: 10+ Ways You Can Improve Your User Activation for SaaS - Part 2 - 500 Insights
Today’s post comes from Justin Mares, 500 Distribution Hacker-in-Residence, co-author of Traction Book and formerly the Director of Revenue at SaaS developer tools company Airbrake (acq’d by Rackspace in 2013). So you’re now convinced you should improve your activation, and are willing to dedicate some time to it. Not much time — luckily, improving activation often only takes a few minutes […]