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SaaS Insider is a show about SaaS - business, marketing, and sales. The host, Shira Abel from Hunter & Bard, interviews a new SaaS Insider every week on how they grew their company. We cover the learnings, mistakes, and best practices so you can learn, grow, and scale your SaaS business.
 
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How to target and engage prospective customers? What message does your company need in order to appeal to both small businesses and enterprises? How to grow your company through content and social media marketing? About Naomi Assaraf -Naomi Assaraf is co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of cloudHQ, a profitable tech startup that makes Gmail prod…
 
What is growth marketing? How can you meet KPIs without compromising product quality or customer experience? What is the difference between performance marketing and experimentation? How to make the most out of your experimentation? About Ferdinand Goetzen Ferdinand Goetzen is the head of growth at Recruitee, which provides companies with an all in…
 
How do you identify your target market? What tools should you be using to attract them? How to introduce a novel product in an established market? What relationships should you be making and questions should you be asking to effectively land and expand your customer base? About Whitney Sales Whitney Sales is a business leader, venture capitalist, a…
 
How do you develop a winning idea? What is the secret to making a profound impact on your customers? How to balance quantifiable data with creativity in order to predict client reaction and satisfaction? In this week’s episode of Insider SaaS, Steve Tornello shares his experiences in creative problem solving with host Shira Abel. About Steve Tornel…
 
What is operational and customer debt? What are some challenges of going from a freemium to a paid subscription offering? How to manage your team and make sure they concentrate on the right things? Joshua Ho shares his successes and failures with the host Shira Abel in building a software company. About Joshua Ho Joshua Ho is the founder of Referra…
 
What is Account Based Marketing and is it right for you? How to implement lead scoring and how is it going to change going forward? How has the buyer behavior changed over the past 10 years? Andre Yee shares some great insight with the host Shira Abel on ABM, content marketing, and B2B selling. About Andre Yee Andre Yee is the CEO of Triblio, a lea…
 
Where to start with your marketing? How to build a marketing department with one person? Why having a process for everything can save you from getting overwhelmed? Carlyn Manly talks to the host Shira Abel about Account Based Marketing and staying on top of your game. About Carlyn Manly Carlyn Manly is the Head of Marketing at Folloze, the leading …
 
How can you get companies to focus on one thing? What are some misconceptions in SaaS B2B world? Geva Perry talks to the host Shira Abel about the importance of concentrating on your target market, timing, marketing, and more in this week's episode of SaaS Insider. About Geva Perry • Geva is an advisor and board member at B2B startups. He specializ…
 
How can you ensure customer success? Can you re-engage a customer? Should you resign a customer and how do you know if the relationship is not working? Tal Tsfany shares with the host Shira Abel the main concepts for good customer enablement and making sure your business is growing. About Tal Tsfany • Tal Tsfany is an entrepreneur, investor and a b…
 
What are the benefits of working with a remote team from all over the world? How do you build trust in your prospects? How can you increase your conversion rate by forcing people to go to the next step? Robert Rawson talks to the host Shira Abel in this week's episode of SaaS Insider about running a software company, motivating the team, building t…
 
How to manage your time as an entrepreneur? How can you send customers to your site by providing value? What kind of content should you be sharing? Ian Cleary from RazorSocial shares his tips with the host Shira Abel on getting the most out of your day, your content, and your business. About Ian Cleary • Ian Cleary is the founder of RazorSocial whi…
 
Why there is a gap between early stage adopters and mainstream customers? How can you succeed in outbound sales? What to do if you have a small team to accomplish everything? Aaron “Air” Ross shares with the host Shira Abel his tips for getting the most out of your outside sales. About • Aaron “Air” Ross is the internationally best-selling author o…
 
What should your business consider when it comes to SEO? How does PPC work in the B2B SaaS world? What are the most critical things you should know about PPC? Ben Childs, the founder of Digital Reach, talks to the host Shira Abel about Search Engine Optimization, PPC, and the type of content you should concentrate on for your business. About Ben Ch…
 
What’s the process for finding and reaching out to affiliates? How can content marketing help you grow your business? Why you should use quizzes as a part of your strategy? Josh Haynam talk to the host Shira Abel about how he grew his SaaS business and what he did to jump start it when it wasn’t moving forward. About Josh Haynam Josh Haynam is the …
 
Are you building your new product too soon? Why take risks when you're meeting the revenue goals and everything seems to be going great? What is the difference between demographic, psychographic, and firmographic data? Tukan Das, the Co-Founder of LeadSift, talks to the host Shira Abel in this episode of SaaS Insider about mining unstructured data …
 
Have you been doing sales wrong all along? Why basing sales on data and not just intuition is important? What are the challenges when working with different countries? How to get your sales team work as one unit? Dimitar Stanimiroff talks to the host Shira Abel about pushing sales teams into using a new methodology in this week’s episode of SaaS In…
 
How do you make sure you’re not wasting your time in an accelerator? What are some “growth hacks” your startup can use in the early stage? How to figure out your customer segment? Max Pecherskyy, the Co-Founder of PromoRepublic, shares his experience with the host Shira Abel on raising funds through multiple accelerators and working through multipl…
 
How large should your company be before you start thinking about hiring a marketing operations person? What KPIs should your SaaS marketing team have? Cristina Vetere-Saunders, the Co-Founder of CS2 Marketing, talks to the host Shira Abel about what a B2B company needs to succeed at marketing their own business. About Crissy Vetere-Saunders • Criss…
 
How can you run a marketing department with 2 people and satisfy a sales team of 50? What are the 3 marketing categories you should know about? What goes into a Competitive Battlecard? In this week’s episode of SaaS Insider, Adam Stein, the founder of APS Marketing, and the host Shira Abel discuss product marketing, solving problems for customers, …
 
How can freemium be beneficial to your SaaS business? What is the best way to figure out pricing? Which size of business should you be selling to? Elie Khoury, the CEO of Woopra, talks to Shira Abel about starting his business in Lebanon and moving it to Silicon Valley, his challenges and successes along the way. About Elie Khoury • Elie Khoury is …
 
Should salespeople blog and create their own content? How to leverage video to improve sales? What are some different types of content that you could be sharing? Kurt Shaver, the Chief Sales Officer (CSO) of Vengreso, talks to Shira Abel about social selling done right and where to begin. About Kurt Shaver • Kurt Shaver is the CSO at Vengreso, a Di…
 
How do you make a transition from a job at a startup to an enterprise? How to help sales and marketing departments work together towards one common goal? Can you get sales fight for MQLs? Where do you start when trying to sell to an enterprise? Dave Ewart, the Head of Digital Marketing at Oracle, shares with Shira Abel his experience of working for…
 
How do you enforce culture and set people up for success? How can you choose the right people to join your team? Can you make sure you have diversity? Shira Abel talks to David Cancel about having five successful exits, company culture, and the importance of building a startup around your customer. About David Cancel • David Cancel is a serial entr…
 
Why you should have an even distribution of UX professionals and developers on your team? How do you fail before you write code? Shira Abel and Anders Härén talk about data, gamification, building an ideal customer persona for your business and much more. About Anders Härén • Anders Härén is the CTO of Leeroy – a Swedish retail tech startup that ha…
 
What is at the very foundation of any brand? What is a marketing system? Where does research come into play? Shira Abel and Elizabeth Harr talk about strategy, A/B testing, branding for professional service firms and more. About Elizabeth Harr • Liz is an accomplished entrepreneur and experienced executive specializing in brand management for succe…
 
How does learning affect the kind of leader you are? What is the most important skill you need to have to efficiently learn? What is Account-Based Marketing? The host Shira Abel and Venkat Nagaswamy share their thoughts on learning, ABM, and converting leads into customers. About Venkat Nagaswamy • As co-founder and CEO of MarianaIQ, Venkat Nagaswa…
 
Why do marketing departments fail? What should your plan consist of? Where to start when evaluating a campaign? Shira Able and G Leavitt get into a discussion about effective marketing, building a successful company, the truth about direct mail and more. About G Leavitt • Gaydon Leavitt (or “G” as he is called), a marketing scientist, has helped ov…
 
Is it possible to get customers before you have a product? How do you bring large corporations together and at the same time create new products in a startup like environment? Shira Abel discusses innovation and working with enterprises with Oren Goldschmidt, the President of Pivotus Ventures. About Oren Goldschmidt • Oren is a visionary technologi…
 
How do you increase conversion? How do you create an experimentation program? What are the most important aspects of building a site? Shira Abel discusses web design, copy, and research with a champion of conversion optimization and testing Peep Laja. About Peep Laja • Peep Laja is the Founder and Principal of CXL. He is from Estonia, but lives in …
 
Is your company enterprise-ready? How do you define customer success when creating a product that doesn’t exist on the market? Why is it important to have mentorship programs? Today Shira Abel sits down with Eileen Carey to talk about becoming a global company, diversity and inclusion as a macroeconomic strategy, and the importance of choosing the …
 
How to decide what type of content to produce for your SaaS business? Should you do it at all? What is a great way to find out more about your customer and how they feel about your company? How long before you see the results from your blog? Shira Abel chats with Emily Triplett Lentz about customer success, quality content, and how Help Scout built…
 
How to warm up the chill of cold conversations with your prospects? What phone habits increase your chances of booking the first meeting? Where do metrics come into play? Today Shira Abel and Marylou Tyler discuss the book Predictable Prospecting, cold calling, the biggest mistakes at the top of the funnel, and how to use marketing in sales to your…
 
What are the biggest mistakes that SaaS companies make? What is Account Based Marketing and is it right for your SaaS business? Should Martech and Customer Service Tech expect a massive shake out? Today Shira chats with Jay Baer, the President of Convince & Convert, about investing in SaaS, the future of Martech, and what SaaS companies need to con…
 
Pekka Koskinen has started several companies. Some of those companies have been set up, and then he's set management in place and he stays on the board. Another has been sold. With Leadfeeder, he plans on going to the next level. On today's show Shira Abel talks with Pekka on analytics, how to know if you're measuring the right things, and why you …
 
Using humor in marketing is an art, and doing it well means more loyalty, word of mouth, and a higher bottom line. Ryan is a very funny guy who knows how to sell, and he's used that combo to build marketing at LeadIQ. About Ryan O'Hara Ryan O’Hara is VP of Growth and Marketing at LeadIQ. Ryan’s has been an early employee at several startups helping…
 
Without growth your company will die. Growth for an Account Based Marketing methodology is a different kettle of fish than your normal spray and pray technics though. Today's show Shira talks with Brandon about ABM, and how to be effective. About Brandon Redlinger Brandon Redlinger is the Director of Growth at Engagio, the Account Based Marketing a…
 
Sales. Max Altschuler doesn't just run Saleshacker, a company that teaches people how to sell. He has conferences, a book, and a sales community. If you have sales questions, or want to learn more about how to sell - this is the episode for you. About Max Altschuler Max Altschuler is founder and CEO of Sales Hacker, the leading community for modern…
 
How do you decide which way to go with your product? What problem are you solving? How do you rank your priorities? Shira talks with Danielle Morrill, the CEO and founder of Mattermark on brand, product, and how veering off from what Sales is telling you is always the wrong way to go. They also talk a bit about account based marketing. Danielle Mor…
 
Maybe you are an executive who is looking to start your own company. Or maybe you're a bootstrapped startup and you're looking for a different kind of exit. Eric Giesecke has run a number of Search Funds - funds that look for a single company to focus on and grow. In this episode Shira talks to Eric about Search Funds, and how he found and grew Pla…
 
Partner and Affiliate programs can be a brilliant way to grow your business without a huge marketing and sales spend - when it's done properly. In today's show Shira talks to Jeff Epstein from Ambassador on Affiliate and Partner programs, Jeff's philosophy on hiring, and how to interview for culture. About Jeff Epstein Jeff Epstein is the founder o…
 
Building an audience isn't simple, especially when most of your sales are done via the website and clicks are critical. Mychell Mollot is a data-driven CMO who focuses on what brings the most bang for her budget. In this episode we talk about KPIs, audience building, and going from an enterprise to a startup. About Mychelle Mollot Mychelle loves te…
 
Shira Abel chats with Zach Barney, the Director of Sales Development at Teem on: - Outbound versus inbound sales - How to hire an SDR (and what to look for) - Incentives you can use to motivate your team - How they do Account Based Marketing (ABM) Please share this podcast. About Zach Barney Zach has 8 years of SaaS experience and has worked in all…
 
Shira Abel chats with Dan Hanrahan, the founder and CEO of Sigstr on: - How Sigstr tested the market and got their first leads - Things you can do to spread content when you have no money - Sigtr's sales and marketing stack - How to build referrals Please share this podcast. About Dan Hanrahan Dan has spent over a decade starting, leading, and grow…
 
Shira interviews Colin Kingsbury, the President & Co-Founder of ClearCompany on: - How to build a strong company culture - How to figure out when your culture isn't right - Getting and retaining A-Players - When to know your name and brand aren't working, and how to rebrand Please share and rate this show. About Colin Kingsbury Colin is the Preside…
 
Company naming is an art, and Steve Benson takes that, and everything else he does, very seriously - but with a great dose of humor. As the CEO of Badger Maps, he's grown his company through a great intern program (that alone makes this episode a Must Listen To). Shira Abel talks to Steve about cleaning data, interns, naming and how to start sellin…
 
Adam Berke knows high performance marketing. In this episode, Shira Abel and Adam discuss ads, if they work for enterprise sales (hint: yup) and how attribution should work, as opposed to how so many are doing it. As AdRoll CMO, Adam oversees all aspects of marketing at AdRoll, including performance advertising, product marketing, and developing Ad…
 
This weeks SaaS Insider Shira talks with Randy Rayess about how he's grown his company with his co-founder from 0 to 25 people located in NYC, India, Boulder, and Los Angeles. This is Randy's second company (the first is still going). They've found events, and using their own products, have been the two best ways to grow. About Randy Rayess Randy R…
 
This week Shira talks with Brody Dorland from DivvyHQ, a martech startup located in the heartland. They talk about how DivvyHQ sorted its pricing, how all of its sales come from inbound leads, and how raising money from the mid-west is different. About Brody Dorland Brody Dorland is a digital marketing strategist, blogger, speaker and co-creator of…
 
This week Shira interviewed Pierre Lechelle, the owner of an agency that focuses on growth marketing for SaaS startups post seed, pre-A, that aim for SMBs. We talked about CRO, tactics, and Pierre's preferred marketing stack. Pierre Lechelle Pierre is the CEO of Startup Friendly, an agency that focuses on Growth Marketing for B2B SMB SaaS companies…
 
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