Making the marketing numbers work The Forbes Cloud 100 list features the 100 ‘hottest private tech companies in cloud computing’. Figuring that marketing was an important factor that determined their presence on the list, Drift decided to analyse what these 100 firms were doing. The report ‘Marketing Lessons From the Top 100 SaaS Companies’ studied…Read more
Pay Per Click for your SaaS business is more than just setting up a simple AdWords campaign and letting it run. Firstly, there are a lot more networks than AdWords and secondly, most people won’t convert on their first visit to a site. So how do we approach PPC campaigns for our SaaS clients? Whilst…Read more
I had the pleasure of attending SaaStock17 in Dublin last week alongside 1,500 other members of the SaaS community. In between the Guinness, networking and parties there were a number of insights and lessoned I learnt from a marketing perspective: There are three typical stages of a SaaS business, and marketing tactics and a marketing team…Read more
Apologies for the slightly sensationalist Buzzfeed title! However, it seems to frame what we want to say so well. Based on more than over 8 years of experience marketing SaaS products, here we outline ten blunt reasons why businesses fail to maximise the value marketing returns to their SaaS businesses. 1. Neglecting to develop a…Read more
Whether you’ve heard of it or not, GDPR regulations are to be enforced from the 25th May 2018. EU-GDPR (or more formally the European Union General Data Protection Regulation) is the EUs new data protection framework. It affects how you obtain and store data across your whole organisation. There are considerable financial penalties for failing…Read more
As an agency, we are unlikely to be the first to get the call or email from a client saying: “We’re excited to say we’ve employed someone to do our marketing.” Yes, we’d been prepped at the beginning of our commercial relationship that the engagement would be an interim solution, or that our services were…Read more
We’re often asked what makes us different as an agency the fact that we work specifically with SaaS businesses. The primary reason is ‘experience’ – given that we’ve worked with over 60 SaaS products and counting means we have experienced most scenarios (some many times over). We also understand best practice – what works and what…Read more
We have clients in all continents of the world as well as all over the UK. This means there are many clients we have never met in person and even the ones we have met work is largely undertaken remotely, rather than face to face. This blog explores the businesses that remote working works best…Read more
Leads are the lifeblood of a SaaS business. With that in mind SaaS businesses are always exploring new ways to generate leads. Here are 5 tactics you may not have thought of that can be undertaken fairly quickly, with a limited budget to get your lead pipeline flowing. 1. LinkedIn Sponsored InMail LinkedIn Sponsored InMail…Read more
We’re often asked the question: ‘Are you a HubSpot partner?’ so we thought we’d write a quick blog to answer the question. The short answer is ‘no’. Read on for the longer answer… HubSpot is a great tool Firstly HubSpot is a great tool for the right business. We have set up and use HubSpot…Read more
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