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Strategy & Planning

10 milestones to reach product-market fit

What's today's definition of produc-market fit (PMF)? Here's my take using 10 simple milestones to measure progress towards PMF.

Demand Generation

B2B SaaS PPL and PPC: what you need to know

Best practices we’ve learned from running lead gen for dozens of B2B SaaS companies. Learn what PPL and PPC channels can do for your business.

Brand / Design / Web

Guide to 5 second test UX questions

A 5 second test is a fast and effective UX method used to gauge first impressions of a design or message in a webpage or high fidelity prototype.

Strategy & Planning

Top 7 quick SaaS marketing certification courses

Few things look as nice on your LinkedIn than a few columns of shiny new SaaS marketing certifications. But not all courses and certifications are...

Metrics / OKRs

B2B SaaS metrics for beginners

Check out our beginner's guide to B2B SaaS metrics. Learn about the most important metrics and how they fit into the marketing funnel.

Content Marketing

Email personalization best practices

By following email personalization best practices, you can leverage the true power of email, build a great brand, and drive demand.

Account-Based Marketing

Leveraging Facebook as your next ABM channel

Here, we’ll be walking you through some key considerations and tips to keep in mind if you consider using Facebook as a channel for your ABM.

Marketing Leadership

Creating a great weekly SaaS OKR report

Here we’ll look at some of the common approaches to OKR reporting, where they succeed or fall short and help you find the one that's best for you.

Brand / Design / Web

Building a targeted B2B SaaS design strategy

A solid B2B SaaS design strategy for connecting with your audience will help align your brand across all touchpoints and create a trusting...

Account-Based Marketing

The 7 key steps of B2B SaaS ABM

When you follow each of the 7 essential steps of B2B SaaS ABM, you’ll be able to get the most out of each campaign and maintain an ROI you can be...

Marketing Leadership

Promoting accountability with OKR owners

Deciding who will be responsible for your company's goals is rarely simple, nor is outlining what being the “owner” of a key result really means.

Demand Generation

B2B SaaS lead generation is dead

Here are the four main lead generation practices companies need to leave in 2022 and four to take with you in the new year...

Account-Based Marketing

5 steps to successfully tracking ABM metrics

Metrics are a vital part of B2B SaaS ABM campaigns; they're essential for knowing what’s working, what’s not, and what needs to be improved,...

Account-Based Marketing

Do's and don'ts of B2B SaaS cold calling

Turning a call with a cold lead into a productive conversation isn’t easy. Before starting your B2B cold calling journey, take a look at these core...

Strategy & Planning

How to create a high-converting SaaS sales demo

Your SaaS sales demo process is the first touchpoint with your prospect. Improve it with this step-by-step guide that will unlock higher conversion...

Metrics / OKRs

8 SaaS startup metrics to track [with formulas]

Learn the key metrics that you need to keep a close eye on to determine the overall health and growth of your SaaS startup.

Demand Generation

Nailing your B2B SaaS sales pitch

Perhaps no meeting in B2B SaaS sales is more important than the first pitch. What can you do to give you and your team the highest chance of success?

Demand Generation

What is Dark Social?

Dark Social is the fact that people hear about you in channels that your attribution software can’t track.

Product Marketing

Top 5 product review sites for SaaS

Why are SaaS product review sites important? SaaS product review sites are the first place many B2B buyers go to conduct their research.

Demand Generation

SDR vs BDR: What are the differences?

What's the distinction between SDRs vs. BDRs? These often-confusing job titles can be difficult for even seasoned sales professionals to distinguish.

Marketing Leadership

Questions to ask a Chief Marketing Officer

10 CMO interview questions to ask potential chief marketing officer candidates. Learn what to look for in their responses, and why they're important.

Strategy & Planning

What are Scrums and Sprints?

The Scrum framework offers flexibility and visibility to adapt to industry changes. Sprints make projects more manageable and encourage team...

Content Marketing

4 B2B SaaS Campaigns

Before targeting an audience, group of customers or prospects that have a need for the product, you should consider building the following campaigns...

Product Marketing

The best SaaS pricing pages [2024]

Learn what makes an effective SaaS pricing page, and the best SaaS pricing pages of 2024 (so far).

Strategy & Planning

How to create a great B2B SaaS website design

This blog covers the basics on what makes a great SaaS website design. It breaks it down into two sections so it’s easy to read and digest.

Demand Generation

Optimizing your B2B SaaS sales funnel metrics

Selling in the market of B2B SaaS is no easy feat. Improve your SaaS sales funnel metrics with the right set of tools, processes, and analytical...

Demand Generation

Top 5 PPC strategies for B2B SaaS

A solid paid advertising strategy is an essential element of your B2B SaaS company’s digital presence. Learn how to amp up your paid advertising...

Content Marketing

SaaS B2B Content Writing and Research

Coming up with a new and exciting SaaS content strategy is anything but easy. Learn how to marry SEO with thought leadership to strike the right...

Strategy & Planning

8 B2B SaaS marketing best practices

There are several SaaS marketing best practices you should consider to ensure a healthy pipeline and a good return. Here are our top 8.

Content Marketing

Free SaaS messaging framework template

Our SaaS messaging framework template strikes a balance between completeness and simplicity. Learn how to deliver the right messages to the right...

Strategy & Planning

Creating an audience for B2B SaaS startups

How do you make informed, strategic decisions if you haven’t found your audience yet? Here are tips on how to uncover your audience...

Content Marketing

The definitive guide to B2B SaaS webinars

Wondering how your SaaS company can use webinars to drive growth? Here's everything you need before, during, and after your webinar to drive results....

Customer experience

4 formulas to measure SaaS customer churn rates

Knowing your company’s churn helps you strategize targeted campaigns and gives you a big-picture view. Here are four SaaS churn formulas to get...

Content Marketing

5 tips to make your SaaS company video pop

There are many ways to use video content in B2B SaaS marketing. Here are our top five best practices to keep in mind when designing and creating...

Product Marketing

10 tips to write effective B2B SaaS release notes

Many B2B SaaS businesses are not using their release notes to their full potential. Learn how to craft engaging content for your next update using...

Account-Based Marketing

ABM basics: Building effective ABM lists

A core component of your ABM strategy must be to create the right list of target accounts with the right indicators to run smart, effective ABM...

Product Marketing

4 SaaS growth stages to achieve T2D3 growth

SaaS start-ups have a lot to accomplish in the early days of marketing and sales. Learn how to set your company up for long-term success...

Strategy & Planning

Building your B2B SaaS marketing budget

Forget about using a percentage of revenue to plan your B2B SaaS marketing budget. It doesn't work for a fast-growing company. Try this formula...

SEO

Why SaaS startups shouldn't do SEO

Don't have your SaaS startup marketing agency focus on SEO. Your content will have more impact if you blog and just answer your audience's questions.

Content Marketing

A simple guide to tactical SEO

Learn how to understand and implement tactical SEO into your B2B SaaS organic content creation.

Marketing Leadership

What is a fractional CMO?

A Fractional Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) is an outsourced marketing executive who owns your marketing function without committing to an in-house...

Content Marketing

How to create engaging SaaS newsletters

Does your SaaS company have a newletter? Read this guide to plan and execute on an impactful, relevant newsletter strategy for your ideal customer...

Strategy & Planning

How to kick off your first fractional CMO meeting

So you've just been hired as a fractional CMO -- congratulations! You're now on your way to deliver impeccable growth for the company. Here's how to...

Content Marketing

A guide to SEO for CEOs in SaaS

SEO is essential for gaining visibility. Learn what matters most when it comes to SEO for CEOs in B2B SaaS and how to increase online presence.

8 steps to name your software company

Wondering how to choose a name for your software company? Use this eight-step guide to create a strong brand name that stands the test of time and...

Marketing Leadership

Marketing OKR tools for B2B SaaS CMOs

OKRs are critical to performance transparency and accountability within a marketing team. Here's what we use for our marketing OKR tools.

Demand Generation

You cannot un-eat the fish (or un-qualify an MQL)

Once an MQL, always an MQL. Sales can tell Marketing leads are bad, and Marketing can improve quality. But you cannot 'uneat' the fish after tasting...

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