3 Common Challenges in SaaS Sales

Integrity Solutions

The three most common SaaS sales challenges can be overcome and lead to breakthrough levels of success. Here’s a closer look at these common roadblocks for SaaS salespeople, along with some tips for addressing them as part of your sales training development strategies.

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CX Lessons from the best SaaS organizations

Customer Guru

The SaaS world is replete with cut-throat competition; the same services are provided by many brands, all of which have wonderful products. In such a scenario, what differentiates one SaaS brand from the other? Salesforce , the much-led and renowned CRM platform, is the pioneer of SaaS.

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5 SaaS Renewal Process Best Practices for Customer Retention

Totango

You should adopt a “time invested equals benefits gained” approach with your SaaS renewal best practices. The Top 5 SaaS Renewal Best Practices. We’ve gathered 5 of our favorite SaaS renewal best practices to help you remove the stress from your retention process: Define your customer.

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All Things About SaaS Customer Service

ProProfs Blog

The importance of SaaS Customer Service is visible in these two data-proven statistics: AmericanExpress reports that 70% of consumers will go with the company that offers excellent customer support. To answer it in this article, we’re going to look at: What is SaaS Customer Support?

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SaaS Customer Success: How engagement drives retention

inSided

You’re a Customer Success leader in a B2B SaaS organisation. You probably know about the importance of customer retention. In case you don’t—here are two pretty standard, and stand out, facts: Customer Success

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A SaaS Companies Guide to Improving and Driving Customer Retention

ProProfs Blog

More so for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies since acquiring new customers on a B2B level is much more difficult. This makes customer retention a necessity for SaaS-based companies. Churn rate is a key metric that needs to be evaluated by all SaaS-based organizations.

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What is SaaS Callback?

VHT

Software as a Service (SaaS) callback is a system that enables customers to request a call back from a service provider at a later time. With SaaS callback —unlike traditional callback systems—the software is deployed in the cloud and is hosted by a third party.

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Proven SaaS Customer Success Best Practices to Increase Lifetime Value

Totango

Recurring revenue is the lifeblood of any SaaS enterprise operating within today’s new subscription economy. It requires you to use SaaS customer success best practices centered around mutual growth, a deep understanding of customer behavior, and constant monitoring of your customer’s journey.

Reducing Churn: ROI-Focused SaaS Strategies for Customer Success

Totango

ROI-focused SaaS strategies should be based on comprehensive data gathered from every customer engagement. Reducing Churn with SaaS Strategies. The digital transformation of business has empowered customers to expect responsive, personalized service from SaaS providers. The following SaaS strategies for customer success are all based on using data to create an intuitive customer experience: Rapidly onboarding. Why SaaS Customers Churn.

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The Importance of Customer Success for SaaS Companies

TeamSupport

One of the unique ways a SaaS company operates is that they exist in a constantly changing environment. The job to communicate both the good and the bad about your SaaS product to your existing customer base often falls on the customer success team.

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Is On-Premise Software Dead? Why So Many Companies are Moving to SaaS

TeamSupport

In modern business, SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) , or “cloud”, solutions are now strongly preferred for almost all industries and companies. Here are a few reasons why so many companies have made the switch to SaaS….

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How SaaS Help Desk Software Helps in Achieving Business Goals

ProProfs Blog

Before we discuss how SaaS help desk software enables you to accomplish your business objectives, let us quickly learn what a help desk software tool is.

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Squelch Shortlisted for 2019 SaaS Awards

Squelch

the provider of a customer experience optimization solution that empowers customer support and success professionals with the knowledge and resources to delight customers, announced today that it has been named a finalist in the 2019 SaaS Awards in the category of Best SaaS Newcomer.

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5 Customer-Centric Marketing Strategies for SaaS Companies That Deliver ROI

Totango

Customer expectations and demands on enterprises have never been so high, or so personal—especially for SaaS companies who are at the forefront of both the modern wave of technology and the new customer-centricity business model. customer centric enterprise Marketing SaaS Marketing

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SaaS, PaaS or IaaS? Which Cloud Computing Service Fits You?

Calltools

Choosing between SaaS, PaaS and IaaS for your cloud computing service becomes a lot more straightforward when you understand it’s all about finding the right balance between convenience and control. When you use SaaS, you don’t run the software on your own computers.

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ChurnZero Named Overall SaaS Category Winner in 2019 APPEALIE Awards

ChurnZero

2019 SaaS Awards Announced – Appealie Honors Best Product and Leaders in SaaS. . APPEALIE has announced the winners of the 2019 SaaS Awards, including inaugural executive and investor awards. The 2019 APPEALIE SaaS Award winners are presented below. .

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The Future of SaaS Customer Success

TeamSupport

As a SaaS company grows, customer success becomes even more important. But, if you’re a SaaS company and you’re doing great without a success team, why should you care? Let’s look at the future of SaaS customer success and why it’s become a focus for so many companies….

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Why Customer Loyalty is Essential to SaaS Companies

TeamSupport

It’s no secret that the SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) industry is on fire right now. After all, so many businesses are evaluating SaaS options that even if they churn, there will be five more waiting and ready to sign up, right? SaaS Customer loyalty customer retention

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The Top SaaS Metrics Your CSM Team Needs to Monitor

ClientSuccess

In the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) space, it’s important to follow the right data points in order to make smart, customer focused decisions. Here’s our take on a short list of top SaaS metrics your CSM team needs to monitor: . #1:

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Acing Omnichannel Support in SaaS

GetFeedback

Looking at customer experience (CX) and churn in the SaaS environment from a high level, there’s one theme that stands out from the mix: The fact that we live in what’s called a “switching economy.”. As modern consumers continue to shop anywhere and anytime, seamless omnichannel CX across various devices and touchpoints is a must for SaaS. Customer advocacy is the name of the game when it comes to improved CX and reduced churn in the SaaS environment.

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SaaS Companies: Implement a Product NPS Program in 5 Simple Steps

PeopleMetrics

It has become all too common for B2B SaaS companies to survey their customers once a year through a moment-in-time customer relationship survey, with at least one section addressing the ultimate question of Net Promoter Score (NPS). The same applies for B2B SaaS companies.

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SaaS Customer Service: Making the Most of Online Customer Experiences

TeamSupport

Running a SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) company is fun. This can only mean one thing: it’s time to build a SaaS customer service team. One feature that is a must-have for any customer service team in the SaaS industry is screen sharing.

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The 6 Best Ways for Building SaaS Customer Loyalty

Totango

Not to get too philosophical, but each journey begins with a first step, and in the SaaS domain, that means onboarding. Customer renewal success is critical for SaaS enterprises. Building SaaS Customer Loyalty Focused on Mutual Growth.

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The new ABCs of SaaS

Amity

As the SaaS business model evolves, converting free trial customers to paying customers has become the most important activity for mnay SaaS companies. However, our approach to free trials remains stuck in the early days of the SaaS industry.

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How to Increase Product Adoption Rates: Tips for SaaS Enterprises

Totango

Congratulations! You’ve won a new customer and helped them learn how to use your product or service. What happens next? In a perfect world, the customer would fully leverage it, then spread the word about your business to their friends and community. But in reality, all products and subscriptions have a learning curve that can block a customer from fully adopting the product.

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5 not-so-obvious tips to improve customer communications for your SaaS business

HelpCrunch

Want to improve customer communications at your SaaS company? The post 5 not-so-obvious tips to improve customer communications for your SaaS business appeared first on HelpCrunch blog. Read these five tips based on science and our own experience.

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SaaS Customer Engagement Metrics That Can’t Be Ignored

Totango

Every successful SaaS company must be a strict disciple of the culture of the customer. SaaS customer engagement, therefore, needs to inform the entire customer journey. In order to do that, you need to use the right SaaS customer engagement metrics. There are four key SaaS customer engagement metrics that will give you insight into how your customer is using your product. SaaS Customer Engagement Begins with the Right Metrics.

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Customer Success Management in SaaS – LiveChat Team Strategy

LiveChat

Every company, especially SaaS businesses, face some of the following challenges and situations: High churn rate. These days, with cloud technology, SaaS and B2B economy, the sales model has shifted to renewal sales: pay-as-you-go and subscription plans.

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How Customer Success could be a Differentiator for your SaaS business

CustomerSuccessBox

If you own, manage or work for a Software as-a-Service (SaaS) business, you are embroiled in quite a heated competition on a daily basis. Let’s take a look at the purpose of customer success for SaaS businesses. Take your SaaS Business to the Next Level through Customer Success.

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SaaS, BYOD, and Hosted VoIP: Communications Technology in 2018

Jive

At the top of the list are SaaS, BYOD and Hosted VoIP—all of which are setting the benchmark for business communications in 2018. SaaS—Why it matters. SaaS-based services can be availed following a subscription model. Technology in 2018 is teeming with a wealth of acronyms.

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4 customer onboarding metrics that SaaS companies should measure!

CustomerSuccessBox

However, there are 4 important customer onboarding metrics that every SaaS company should measure. The post 4 customer onboarding metrics that SaaS companies should measure! appeared first on The Customer Success Blog for SaaS | CustomerSuccessBox.

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Top 5 SaaS Customer Success Health Metrics and 5 Runner-Ups

ClientSuccess

Every SaaS company will have a slightly different DAU/MAU baseline or target Some SaaS solutions are such that users should login and use the product every day to be considered “active” Others consider “active” to be users logging in once per week.

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Don't forget to put the Service in your SaaS

PeopleMetrics

When you are selling a SaaS product, you really need to think about what you’re actually selling. One of the benefits of being a SaaS product is that you can collect a lot of metrics because you have all the data, so we measure the things our clients care about.

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Does Customer Success Mean Anything Outside of SaaS?

Amity

Gary’s background is in the wine industry, which got me thinking about the way we talk about Customer Success primarily in the context of the SaaS industry - understandably so, as this is where its roots lay. All companies, not just SaaS, should leverage technology.

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Customization of B2B SaaS products: 4 pros and cons

inSided

As B2B SaaS offerings soar in popularity, so too does the desire for organizations to be able to put their own brand on their software and tailor its usage to effectively suit the needs of the end user.

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SaaS and PaaS in One

Platform28

If you work in or near technology at all, you’ve likely heard of and probably used both SaaS and PaaS. Software as a service ( SaaS ) is a software licensing and delivery model in which software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted.

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ChurnZero Named Overall SaaS Category Winner in 2018 APPEALIE Awards

ChurnZero

ChurnZero Named Overall SaaS Category Winner in 2018 APPEALIE Awards. APPEALIE has announced the winners of the 2018 SaaS Awards. 23 SaaS apps were recognized for their demonstrated excellence and customer delight. SAAS CUSTOMER SUCCESS CATEGORY WINNERS .

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A Smarter Way for SaaS Companies to Reduce Customer Churn

inSided

For most SaaS companies, the biggest source of revenue comes from renewals and upsells after the initial sale. Since acquiring new customers is more expensive than keeping your current ones, reducing customer churn is crucial to growth and success

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Effective Tips to Reduce Customer Acquisition Costs for SaaS Businesses

CSM Magazine

Customer acquisition cost, often abbreviated to CAC, is an important metric all SaaS companies need to optimize. Being in charge of, or owning, a SaaS company makes you all-too-aware of how important it is to develop a strategy to effectively reduce your CAC.

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Why your SaaS might need an onboarding specialist?

CustomerSuccessBox

The post Why your SaaS might need an onboarding specialist? appeared first on The Customer Success Blog for SaaS | CustomerSuccessBox. Customer Onboarding Customer Success Customer Success Manager onboarding specialist SaaS

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