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Price for value, not cost. Knowing what to charge for your startup’s product is hard, but you should always price for the value it creates for your customers, not how much it costs you to provide it.

Price for value, not cost

The current standard in SaaS is some version of three-tiered pricing – small, medium, and large (or enterprise) plans, with each progressive tier giving the customer increased access to the number of accounts they can have, emails sent, API calls made, etc. Typically, an increase in price is correlated with an incremental cost increase for the provider rather than tied to the value that the user is getting from the product. Imposing this “step function” pricing implicitly says, “Every one of my customers is going to fall neatly into one of these three buckets.”

In reality, within one product, the value each customer gets from using the product falls along a spectrum. In the graph above, every single point on the line represents a customer and the amount of value they’re extracting. 4 Things That Work More Often Than Not For Mobile Landing Pages. Let’s talk about the collective pain in everyone’s marketing ass.

4 Things That Work More Often Than Not For Mobile Landing Pages

Pretty much everyone’s mobile conversions suck. This isn’t a secret. You know it. I know it. Your bottom line might even be reeling from it. All types of businesses are seeing significantly lower mobile conversion rates. Mobile device usage has skyrocketed in the last 4 years. Fortunately, there are a number of practical solutions that have been discovered over the last year. Before we get into these practices, I want to address a key disconnect many marketers have when approaching mobile CRO.

The All-Important Fact Marketers Are Missing With Mobile. The beginner's guide to customer onboarding. So you have just had a customer sign up for your product / service – great!

The beginner's guide to customer onboarding

They’ve taken a risk on you… and you’ve earned a few extra seconds of their attention. First impressions last, so your customer onboarding needs to be an engaging, silky smooth experience. On the other hand, if they sign up, log in… and never come back, you’ll lose them forever. What 671 million push notifications say about how people spend their day at andrewchen. Push notifications are a cornerstone of every mobile app’s engagement and retention strategy, yet we know so little about them.

What 671 million push notifications say about how people spend their day at andrewchen

Previously I’ve written about why 60% of users opt-out of push notifications and why some pushes are getting 40% CTRs. Today, we’ll look at some push notification data from Leanplum, a mobile marketing automation tool, which breaks down 671 million pushes to uncover some interesting trends, particularly on time of day targeting for push notifications. Average weekday push notification activity in North AmericaLet’s first look at when marketers are sending push notifications, by hour, and how users are interacting with these pushes. The graph below shows the metrics for push notification sends and opens for the average weekday in North America, on a sample of millions of notifications.

The data is normalized by local hour, and represents the raw sends and opens for that given hour. View the visualization video here or click the image below: How Email Segmentation Sustains Customer Loyalty. Research shows that segmented email campaigns possess a 14.25% higher open rate compared to non-segmented campaigns.

How Email Segmentation Sustains Customer Loyalty

Targeted messages grab people’s attention. And SaaS teams must direct that attention to converting buyers into loyal customers. “While enticing new customers is important, no marketing channel can boost loyalty the way that email can. Demystifying Churn: Measuring and Benchmarking this Metric. As every SaaS entrepreneur knows, churn is one of the single most important metrics in determining the day to day health of the business.

Demystifying Churn: Measuring and Benchmarking this Metric

Acquiring new customers is time and capital intensive, and this growth is meaningless if those customers do not stay. Despite the importance of this metric, measuring, tracking and benchmarking churn often generates a great deal of confusion. A simple search for “SaaS churn” yields over 175K search results with different opinions on the right calculation and benchmarks to use.

7 Outstanding Ways to Use Salesforce for Customer Retention. You’ve done your research and finally decided that Salesforce fits your business needs.

7 Outstanding Ways to Use Salesforce for Customer Retention

You’ve drawn visitors to your website, networked like crazy, collected lots of business cards, and ramped up your social media presence. How We Grew Our Instagram Followers by 60% with User Generated Content. Have you ever stumbled across a company’s Instagram account and wondered how they have so many followers or where they got all of those amazing images from?

How We Grew Our Instagram Followers by 60% with User Generated Content

If you’re anything like me, that’s a reoccurring thought! For social media marketers managing Instagram and other social accounts this is something we all certainly strive for – Gorgeous images, a huge following, and incredible engagement from our audience. With that in mind, I began studying hundreds of Instagram accounts, researching ways to gain a massive following, chatting with social media managers from different industries, and running a few experiments of my own. What I continually found was one Instagram strategy that brands appeared to be using above all others. That strategy is the implementation of user generated content (UGC).

Why is Uber sweeping all before it? Because it understands economies of scale. Attaching Key Handlers With Dynamically-Parsed Host Event Bindings In Angular 2 Beta 14. A couple of weeks ago, I looked at creating custom DOM (Document Object Model) and Host event bindings in Angular 2.

Attaching Key Handlers With Dynamically-Parsed Host Event Bindings In Angular 2 Beta 14

In that demo, I implemented a couple of custom "outside" events, like (clickOutside), that tracked mouse activity outside of the current host element. Since then, I hadn't thought much more about this approach until I read a really interesting article by Sean Larkin on eventType parsing. In his post, he was able to bind multiple events by parsing the eventType. How to Get More Customers from Facebook. Facebook has achieved its massive success as an ad platform partly by being … well, massive.

How to Get More Customers from Facebook

It’s just about everywhere for just about everybody. So it’s no surprise that, at Leadpages, we’re constantly recommending it as one of the most effective marketing channels we’ve seen for small businesses. No matter what kind of prospective customers you’re hoping to attract, they’re all but guaranteed to be there. However, not every business that uses Facebook is in the position to spend money on ads right away. Basic Animation for Web Design. The world of animation for web design is vast and somewhat complex.

Professional animators undergo quite a bit of training and work for years to master their craft. But animation can be found in much more than cartoons. Stop Neglecting Analytics in Your Customer Engagement Strategy. Customers desire experiences, not transactions. In a world full of distractions, engaging customers beyond the typical purchasing routine is vital for SaaS success. And B2B consumers crave unparalleled engagement. They want personalized advice, solution-oriented features, and revenue-generating products. An IBM annual survey noted that “as many as 65% believe customer engagement will be the primary driver of growth going forward.”

Your Brand Is An Experience Not a Logo. Too often a new logo is seen as the antidote to real company issues, like churn or stagnation. Logos are important, but in our hyperconnected world the influence of a logo over consumer behavior is shallow, at best. F8 Update: 10 New Facebook Features Every Marketer Should Know. F8 2016 is in the history books, and there was certainly no shortage of brilliant new Facebook features and ground-breaking announcements from the social media giant.

In his Keynote, Mark Zuckerberg took us through Facebook’s 10 Year Plan with an emphasis on “developing a family of apps to share anything they want with anyone.” And although many of Facebook’s goals sounded highly ambitious, the company has already laid a solid foundation to successfully execute their plan. At the heart of it all, Zuckerberg’s message revolved around the connectivity of the planet and bringing people together one by one.

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