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SaaS Startups Should Build Software Integrations with Partner Companies

Why SaaS Startups Should Build Software Integrations with Partner Companies

Having to use multiple pieces of software can slow and inhibit business. The solution is more connectivity, or in SaaS terms, integrations. Here are four reasons SaaS startups should build software integrations with complimentary companies.

Take a Breather with Oak, the App to Help You De-Stress

Take a Breather with Oak, the iOS App to Help You De-Stress

If you’re feeling the strain, and desperately need to heighten concentration or relax – all in a handful of seconds – you’d best hope there’s an app for that. Thanks to Digg co-founder Kevin Rose, there is: Oak. See how Oak can improve your wellbeing.

Let employees work from home

Why It’s Productive to Let Employees Work from Home

Should you let your employees work from home? Businesses that allow working from home have found that remote employees are more productive. Here’s why.

Book Review Venture Deals

Book Review – Venture Deals, by Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson

Business Book Review: We look at "Venture Deals," by Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson. Why read Venture Deals? It helps you understand the term sheet, and can be your reference guide to funding.

Niching Down

Why Niching Down Can Elevate Tech Startups to New Revenue Heights

Founders of fast-growing tech companies sometimes struggle with where to focus their offering. Is it better to cast a wide net to a large general market or to create more targeted products that will attract buyers in a specific niche? Here's why niching down can elevate tech startups to new heights.

The Two Sides of Annual Paid Up Front and Multi-Year Deals for SaaS

The Two Sides of Annual Upfront Payments and Multi-Year Contracts for SaaS

For SaaS startups, there are two sides of annual paid upfront payments and multi-year contracts. Should you get clients to pay you for the year upfront, or sign them to multi-year agreements? Here's what to keep in mind as you scale your startup.

Focus Timers

Focus Timers: Get ‘in the Zone’ and Be More Efficient with Your Day

It’s easy to get distracted. Fortunately, focus timers can help. A focus timer breaks the day into work sprints, separated by short breaks. Here we review two focus timer apps — Bear Focus Timer and the Forest app — and explain how they can help you be more efficient with your day.

How Switching Costs Can Help Build Revenue

How SaaS Adoption and Switching Costs Drive Revenue Growth

How to keep existing customers is a pressing issue for all companies, but especially for SaaS companies whose business model is built on long-term subscription services. Here you'll learn the dynamics of switching costs and how to promote customer retention.