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Ecommerce Software Development: How to Upgrade a Plane While It’s Flying

Ecommerce Software Development: How to Upgrade a Plane While It’s Flying

< 1 min read   E-commerce sites live and die by their software. So what happens when you need to update it? It’s a lot like upgrading a plane while it is still flying. This is what Overstock.com does every two weeks according to Michael Finger, Overstock’s Director of Software...
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How to Recruit Expert Advocates for Your Brand

How to Recruit Expert Advocates for Your Brand

< 1 min read   It’s not that I don’t trust you but… For me to believe you, I need to see social proof. And not just any social proof will do. I’m looking for expert advice. That’s what Tom Stockham, CEO of ExpertVoice, has created for hundreds of thousands...
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Why High Friction Could Be The Reason Your Product Isn’t Taking Off

Why High Friction Could Be The Reason Your Product Isn’t Taking Off

< 1 min read   Humans are always looking for the path with the least amount of friction. It’s just how we’re wired. And the same goes for products and apps we use. We want things to feel intuitive, natural, and smooth. Chuck Elias is the CEO & Co-founder at...
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Why Pencil and Paper Are The Best Product Development Technology

Why Pencil and Paper Are The Best Product Development Technology

< 1 min read   A pen and paper may be the most important tech in your product development toolbox. That’s one of the insights we learned when we recently spoke with Robison Rogers, Product Manager over Weave’s Messaging Services, a communication platform serving small and medium sized businesses that...
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Is Programmatic Advertising Right for Your Company?

Is Programmatic Advertising Right for Your Company?

< 1 min read   Is programmatic advertising right for your company? We asked Jordan Bentley, founder of Clear RTB, a platform for advertisers, agencies, and media publishers that aims to streamline marketing and give advertising power back to businesses. Programmatic advertising is a market where publishers (web site owners,...
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Guaranteed SaaS Sales: Distribution-First Product Strategy

Guaranteed SaaS Sales: Distribution-First Product Strategy

< 1 min read   If you’re developing SaaS products, you may be doing it wrong, according to Toby Scammell, founder of Womply. Womply serves more than 150,000 small businesses around the country with reputation management, marketing automation, business intelligence, CRM, and payment processing solutions. Scammell believes in a distribution-first...
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6 Ways to use Data and Process to Get Better Sales Results

6 Ways to use Data and Process to Get Better Sales Results

< 1 min read   It’s a simple formula: Better processes + leveraging available data = better sales results. But where is the roadmap to get there? Scott Smith is the CEO at Launch Leads where they help companies scale faster and efficiently through the use of their multi-channel solution....
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Save Time and Money on Building Management

Save Time and Money on Building Management

< 1 min read   If you own commercial real estate, have you ever wanted your properties to have a “check engine” light to warn you before trouble happens? Just like owning a car, forgetting or neglecting to build maintenance and management can lead to disaster. Our recent podcast guest,...
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Hire the Best and Cherish Them

Hire the Best and Cherish Them

4 min read   How do you become one of your state’s “best companies to work for” four years in a row? You need to create the right culture. Despite all evidence to the contrary, “We don’t have all the answers,” insists Brock Blake, CEO of Lendio. Lendio is the...
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How To Make Your Startup Idea a Reality

How To Make Your Startup Idea a Reality

3 min read   If you think creating a startup sounds crazy, how would you like to lead two at the same time? That’s what Christopher Schlierman is doing with his startups Rentie and Nihlo.
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How To Increase Conversions In Your SaaS Marketing

How To Increase Conversions In Your SaaS Marketing

5 min read   Is your SaaS marketing hurting you more than it’s helping you? According to Duane Brown, Founder and Head of Strategy of Take Some Risk (a marketing firm that helps eCommerce companies improve CRO and scalability), the answer is probably yes… 
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Strengthening Customer Relationships to Increase Growth & Revenue

Strengthening Customer Relationships to Increase Growth & Revenue

3 min read   If you’re in business, you want your customers to be saying great things about you, right? Especially online where that information is accessible by anyone, anytime. Whether you’re a huge company or a small-sized startup, you need positive online reviews. If you’re not paying attention to...
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Business Plans, Scalability, and Bug Squashing: True Business & Technology Alignment

Business Plans, Scalability, and Bug Squashing: True Business & Technology Alignment

3 min read   It’s the eternal struggle. No matter what you seem to do, or how well-oiled the machine is, getting business and technology teams to see eye-to-eye and agree on something can be like pulling teeth. One “side” seems to have grand visions of the way things should...
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How Product Design Sprints Can Save Time and Money Regardless of Your Industry

How Product Design Sprints Can Save Time and Money Regardless of Your Industry

3 min read   We all want to save time and money. Perhaps especially so when it comes the product design and development. Wouldn’t you like to know if your latest idea for a product is a good one before investing your precious resources in a gamble?
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LinkedIn Ad Expert Shares Secrets on B2B LinkedIn Advertising

LinkedIn Ad Expert Shares Secrets on B2B LinkedIn Advertising

3 min read   LinkedIn provides one of the hottest ways for B2B and SaaS companies to advertise online. LinkedIn users are captivated professionals, often times in powerful positions. So, what are the best tips to leverage this marketing opportunity for your SaaS product?
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What is Rapid Prototyping And Why is it Used in Development?

What is Rapid Prototyping And Why is it Used in Development?

6 min read Rapid Prototyping applies an iterative approach to the design stage of an app or website. The objective is to quickly improve the design using regularly updated prototypes and multiple short cycles. This saves time and money by solving common design issues before development begins, helps businesses to...
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How this CEO is Combining Creativity with Customer Service to Create Phenomenal UX/UI

How this CEO is Combining Creativity with Customer Service to Create Phenomenal UX/UI

3 min read   UX/UI profoundly impacts any SaaS product. Users that enjoy using an application, ultimately utilize the tool over and over again, which drives customers back to the developer. On the other side of the coin, no matter how great the functionality is, if the experience is clunky,...
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Why You Should Listen To SaaS Academy: The Art & Science of SaaS Development

Why You Should Listen To SaaS Academy: The Art & Science of SaaS Development

3 min read If you’re in the SaaS community, you know how hard it can be to stay above the fold.
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The Fall of Appster and What it Means for the Tech Industry

The Fall of Appster and What it Means for the Tech Industry

4 min read DevSquad received a jolting phone call on Tuesday Dec 11th. One that helped us fully realize the importance of our development process and one that affirmed our relationship-driven foundation with our clients.
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Starting a SaaS Business: 13 Tips That Will Set You Up For Success

Starting a SaaS Business: 13 Tips That Will Set You Up For Success

9 min read SaaS is booming; Gartner forecast that global revenue from SaaS will grow from $73.6 billion in 2018 to $266.4 billion by 2020. There’s certainly a huge opportunity, but there is also a lot of competition and plenty of ways to make mistakes. That’s especially true when you have...
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