Saas Questions


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What is the best helpdesk software for small business?

I’m looking for a simple, functional and cost-effective helpdesk software on the cloud. Which is the best to use for a small business? I’ve already tried OsTicket, had some issues with ticket...

asked Apr 7 '17 at 10:03
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Bilbao
1 point

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3 Answers
680 Views
Where to start our market research?

Our product is a cloud based application available cross platform. It's functionality, summed up, is to help you share the books you read with your friends. We are in the stages of market...

asked Sep 20 '12 at 17:57
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Max Willmo
106 points

3 Votes
1 Answers
3.47K Views
Affiliate network for just SaaS applications?

Is there an affiliate network like CJ or LinkShare, but just for SaaS applications?There are only a handful of SaaS startups utilizing affiliate marketing as a way to grow their customer base.After...

asked Jun 5 '14 at 16:10
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Robert Schaffer
21 points

2 Votes
3 Answers
1.29K Views
Lead generation strategies for SaaS companies?

What some of the best cost effective lead generation methods for a SaaS company?

asked Mar 5 '14 at 05:25
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Paul Rathbone
50 points

24 Votes
10 Answers
3.44K Views
Selling my SaaS: been offered $500k plus 3-year management contract. How should I respond?

My husband and I built a niche SaaS over the past 12 years...it was an idea way ahead of its time that is now catching on and attracting attention. For school districts, so our addressable market...

asked Dec 14 '12 at 12:51
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Jules
121 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
1.21K Views
Should I offer discount coupons for beta users when turning to paid service

This is bit generic question, however I would appreciate to hear different opinions. I have developed a user based over the last couple of months for my online SAAS business. Now I am going to end...

asked May 10 '12 at 04:21
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Ruvana
6 points

8 Votes
2 Answers
2.12K Views
Offering bulk discounts on SaaS user subscription fees

Please note that I am specifically referring to SaaS providers that have adopted the traditional pricing model of charging per user per month, and have at some point considered offering pricing...

asked Apr 16 '12 at 19:37
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Kosta Kontos
216 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
3.48K Views
SaaS and volume discount

How is the typical way to present volume discount to SaaS offering for large accounts ? If the standard prices are for example $50/seat/month. Should we define an extra segment starting with a...

asked Jan 6 '15 at 14:52
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Mac
6 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
3.49K Views
How much does a SaaS customer support cost on average?

For subscription-based B2C SaaS businesses where the business is not charge for the support, but for the subscription. How much does on average customer/visitor support account to? In other words,...

asked Apr 27 '11 at 15:13
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Simpatico
198 points

16 Votes
6 Answers
3.47K Views
Have the ideas, found the niche...what to do first?

I have found two completely seaprate niches, and identified the target markets for them both. I have comprehensive ideas and details on how the applications should work. I have a developer that I...

asked May 19 '10 at 08:00
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Kerry
113 points

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1 Answers
3.06K Views
Crowdfunding platform for enterprise SaaS startup?

Is there a crowdfunding platform like Kickstarter for enterprise SaaS products? Sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo mainly seem to be for consumer tech.

asked Jun 10 '14 at 18:56
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Charles King
2 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
1.56K Views
What percentage of revenue should you allocate for R&D for established SaaS companies?

Assuming you have a SaaS company that is already generating over $1M per year in gross revenue, how much of that should you allocate towards R&B and product development?In the early stages,...

asked Jun 12 '14 at 18:41
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Nellie Lee
12 points

2 Votes
0 Answers
1.36K Views
Hiring sales people on just commission for a B2B SaaS product?

Is it possible to hire sales people for a B2B SaaS company that work solely on commissions? If we were to offer them 50% of sales (which is a gigantic amount considering most companies offer 2% to...

asked Jun 16 '14 at 15:13
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Joseph Key
12 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
770 Views
Marketing a software product to new lawyers, when their industry shows mass unemployment?

I am creating a SaaS software product that targets brand new law graduates. But statistics show that law schools are churning out TWICE as many lawyers than there is demand.So that means half of...


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1 Answers
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How much is the average sales commission in B2B SaaS sales?

I'm currently running a SaaS and I'm starting to look around to hire the first sales rep / sales agent, so the last few days I've read a lot about creating a sales plan, commissions, base...

asked Jul 20 '14 at 22:46
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James
6 points

1 Votes
0 Answers
988 Views
Is education a profitable niche for a SaaS product?

I'm looking to create a SaaS application that targets educators (teachers and school districts). I am concerned that there isn't much money to made as teachers wouldn't shell out a large sum per...

asked Jul 29 '14 at 14:29
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James Cobb
6 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
1.05K Views
Should you show more then one payment durations on SaaS checkout pages?

On my SaaS app, I currently only have a recurring monthly option.Should I also add yearly and quarterly payment options (and offer customers a small discount if they pick one of those)?One clear...

asked Sep 3 '14 at 20:28
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Joyce Mc Clellan
9 points

1 Votes
0 Answers
903 Views
Is it possible to grow a SaaS startup without SEO traffic?

Can an app without any Google rankings get enough traffic to convert into paying customers? What marketing channels apart from SEO should one use to get traffic for SaaS applications?SEO will be...

asked Sep 4 '14 at 16:00
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William Hartman
7 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
1.06K Views
What could be putting limits on user engagement?

My SaaS product extracts data from pdf files. Free trial gets users 10 free extractions. Paying users get 100 jobs. User logs into dashboard, uploads pdf, and downloads the extracted data. That is...

asked Sep 20 '14 at 03:58
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user7823742
21 points

2 Votes
2 Answers
1.52K Views
SaaS pricing: many smaller customers paying $x or a few customers paying $x,xxx? Which is better?

We are in a unique SaaS segment which has few competitors. In terms of pricing our plans, is it better to charge a premium (and get fewer customers) or price them low and potentially get a large...

asked May 1 '15 at 12:29
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Bruce Wigington
12 points