As a SaaS marketer, no matter what you are promoting, you should always start with a well thought out marketing strategy. Whenever we begin an engagement with a new client, we always start off with a kickstart strategy meeting and putting a proper plan of action in place.
You have been working tirelessly on your SaaS marketing strategy, from creating your buyer personas to creating a full-funnel campaign, but how can you make sure all your time and effort has been worth it and will continue to yield results for your business in the future?
If you're selling software as a service (SaaS) then I'm pretty sure your business growth relies on leads. It's also likely that your sales process involves some degree of consultation, whether that's via your sales teams or a high quality content asset that educates your target market as to how your software solves their challenges and pain points. Not sure where to start? Take a look at these four lead generation channels and discover how they can start filling your sales pipeline. What is lead generation? For your business to thrive, you need to be creating a constant stream of potential customers. Lead generation is the effort your business makes to attract new interest to your products or services, and move high-intent individuals along the sales funnel.
Sometimes, we need to take a step back and look at where we’ve come from in order to determine how and why we are heading in a particular direction. Marketing has been around for hundreds of years, evolving and expanding its principles and functions, but many businesses still don’t recognise the need for an inbound approach, simply believing that their product or service will generate demand through old fashioned tactics and strategies.
It’s fair to say business in the UK has had a rather uncertain start to 2019. A lack of clarity over Brexit has had a chilling effect on the economy, and it is also unclear what impact it will have after 29th March.
In a competitive industry with high churn rates, sluggish lead generation is a big obstacle for many SaaS businesses. You know you have a great product that could help thousands of customers, but getting the engagement and commitment from the right audience can be tricky. After all, you have to translate the value of a multifaceted and technical service while justifying the cost – often subscription-based – to the customer.