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SaaS & IoT: All About This New Business Model

SaaS & IoT: All About This New Business Model

Who doesn’t love a new business model? They’re exciting and offer countless opportunities for businesses that can benefit from it. However, some of them aren’t worth the hype. They can leave you feeling like you have shiny object syndrome. But that’s not what the SaaS and IoT business model does....
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The 3 Types of Technical Debt That Inhibit Healthy Product Development

The 3 Types of Technical Debt That Inhibit Healthy Product Development

You ask your product manager to add a simple feature to the roadmap. He explains that the feature isn’t as simple as it seems because of the product’s original design. In order to build your new feature, they have to go back and make some serious changes to the product....
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Agile Product Development: An Entrepreneur’s Guide

Agile Product Development: An Entrepreneur’s Guide

Agility is the ability to move quickly and easily. While most people associate the word with sports, it also applies to workflows and construction processes. In product development, agility is about striking a balance between rapid action and fast change, while maintaining clarity, structure, and stability. Agile systems can help...
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How to Establish Relationships with Your Contract Development Team

How to Establish Relationships with Your Contract Development Team

It’s no secret that successful teams are made of people who have strong and robust relationships with one another. Healthy relationships are the glue that keeps a team together; the bonds that help them defeat challenges and celebrate victories. Poor relationships, however, can erode productivity and disrupt projects. In 2019,...
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Your Guide to Startup Incubators in the United States

Your Guide to Startup Incubators in the United States

Many entrepreneurs find that they have great ideas, a solid team, and the motivation to build a successful business. And yet, 90 percent of startups fail. The reason? A big contributor is that founders have the tools to create a great company, but they don't know how to use them...
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Software Startups: Pros & Cons, Business Advice, and Pitfalls to Avoid

Software Startups: Pros & Cons, Business Advice, and Pitfalls to Avoid

Running a software startup is highly desirable for good reason. Software is very scalable and does present great opportunities for big exits. But there are plenty of software startup founders who fail.  Unlike other business types that don’t have a big barrier to entry, when a software startup fails, the...
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What to Look For in a Senior Software Engineer

What to Look For in a Senior Software Engineer

A senior software engineer is essential to any successful team and business with a digital offering. They are the technological backbone of a product or service, and in the digital age, nearly every business needs software engineers in some capacity. Similar to other tech roles, they are in high demand,...
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Pivot: The Essential Word of Survival for Entrepreneurs During a Pandemic

Pivot: The Essential Word of Survival for Entrepreneurs During a Pandemic

Editor's note: the following is a guest submission from Susan Doktor of Money.com. Even in a normal business climate, victory often belongs to the most flexible competitor. But these are extraordinary times. No matter what business you’re in, chances are you’re facing unprecedented challenges—challenges that change daily in response to...
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Hiring Developers: Roles, Responsibilities & Hiring Tips

Hiring Developers: Roles, Responsibilities & Hiring Tips

Recruiting the right people can be time-consuming and complex. Especially for tech roles - where you need a thorough understanding of what the job entails and what experience is necessary - the process can be a little overwhelming. However, in the modern age, developers are a core addition to any...
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How to Send Emails with Laravel

How to Send Emails with Laravel

Editor's note: this is a guest post written by Andriy Zapisotskyi, Growth Manager at Mailtrap. Laravel is among the most popular PHP frameworks. Developers value it for its simplicity, scalability, speed, and many others. To no surprise, sending emails with the framework is also far from difficult. Let’s see how...
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How to Make Sure Your Small Business Thrives in Hard Times

How to Make Sure Your Small Business Thrives in Hard Times

Editor’s note: this post is a guest submission from Irena Ducic of Embroker Enterprises with extensive insurance coverage, sizable budgets, and a highly competent legal team can afford to take a few hits when the times are hard. But the same does not go for small businesses. Even a seemingly...
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7 Non Technical Founder Tips & Tricks That Help You Build Forward

7 Non Technical Founder Tips & Tricks That Help You Build Forward

As a non technical founder, you want to get your product to market just as fast as a technical founder would. You don’t want your lack of coding skills to hold you back, while some competitor with a JavaScript and Node.js background launches something better and faster than you.  To...
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14 Proven SaaS Growth Hacks That you Can Use [With Case Studies]

14 Proven SaaS Growth Hacks That you Can Use [With Case Studies]

Looking for new ways to grow your SaaS business?  We have 14 proven strategies for growth that truly work!  Editor's note: This is a guest post from Houston Golden, founder and CEO of BAMF.  #1 - Write Guest Posts  Main Benefits:  SEO Backlinks  Qualified Traffic  How To:  Find a website...
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SaaS Acquisitions: The Highest of All Time & Small But Inspiring

SaaS Acquisitions: The Highest of All Time & Small But Inspiring

You always need an exit plan right? While you might not plan on selling your SaaS right away, these SaaS acquisitions can inspire you and show you what is possible.  In this post, we’re covering the biggest acquisitions of all time, plus some that don’t come near the billion dollar...
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SaaS Go to Market Strategy Tips & Examples

SaaS Go to Market Strategy Tips & Examples

If you’re looking to create your go to market strategy before your SaaS is fully developed then you’ve already made smarter choices than so many other founders.  But no matter where you’re at in the launching process, these tips, common failures, and examples will help you learn what to do...
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7 SaaS Revenue Streams That  Boost ARR

7 SaaS Revenue Streams That Boost ARR

With the median annual churn rate for businesses making under $10 million in ARR at 20%, you might be wondering how to add additional revenue. Reducing churn isn’t the only answer. Sometimes, SaaS businesses simply need to make more money. In this post, we’re showcasing 7 different SaaS revenue streams....
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60 SaaS Statistics and Trends for 2020

60 SaaS Statistics and Trends for 2020

Software as a Service or SaaS refers to when software is licensed on a subscription basis to users. Hubspot, Mailchimp and Box are just a few examples of this and, to say the least, it has proven to be a successful business model while revolutionizing the way many run their...
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19 SaaS Metrics You Should Know and Measure

19 SaaS Metrics You Should Know and Measure

Keeping track of important SaaS metrics requires some upfront investment in data collection and analytics, but the results are obvious. Armed with the right metrics, you can make better decisions. In this post, we’re not only covering the top metrics, we’re also showing you what you can learn from them...
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Developing a SaaS Marketing Strategy that Really Works

Developing a SaaS Marketing Strategy that Really Works

SaaS marketing is different from any other type of marketing because of the scalability of SaaS, the value that SaaS products provide, and the extreme importance of customer retention. Developing a quality SaaS product with a real market need is only the beginning.  The most successful SaaS companies have marketing...
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How to Build a Minimum Viable Product

How to Build a Minimum Viable Product

Your software idea is a good one. You’ve done your research, validated the concept, and are ready to build. But hold on: are you really ready to throw your whole budget into development? For many entrepreneurs, the answer is no. That’s where MVPs come in.  Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) are...
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