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8 Tips for Marketing SaaS and Software in the Cloud
Everything Technology Marketing
MARCH 14, 2011
5) Highlight pricing model advantages Pay as you go or subscription models enabled by cloud services allow buyers to adopt your solution much more quickly as they don't have huge upfront license fees to worry about that are often Capex, require justification, and many levels of sign-off.
B2B Market Segmentation – Part 2: How to Approach Segmentation
Everything Technology Marketing
OCTOBER 10, 2010
Price Sensitivity Do you position your product in segments that are price sensitive and invite vendors to complete on price or segments that pay a premium for a solution that is highly differentiated? How do I know how price sensitive a company's buying center is?
How To Price Software Without Just Rolling The Dice
Everything Technology Marketing
NOVEMBER 26, 2009
Pricing of new software products is one of those things that poses quite a challenge to even the most sophisticated product managers and marketers. Too often pricing is guesswork or based only on comparable products in the market, which inevitably leads to a price that doesn't optimize profits overall. How To Price Software Without Just Rolling The Dice " compiles some critical lessons most of us have learned the hard way over the years.
Want to Raise Prices? Focus on Storytelling
Type A Communications
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
November 17, 2016 by Carla Johnson Storytelling still gets a bad rap. Companies – especially B2B – see it as soft. Execs don’t see it as something to do if. read more. Storytelling Carla Johnson Digital Storytelling storytelling Type A Communications
How Pricing Affects Marketing Strategy for B2B SaaS Companies
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
One of the best ways to break the SaaS vertical into subgroups is by looking at their pricing models. How pricing affects your marketing strategy plays out across several dimensions. SaaS pricing plays a huge role in this decision.
How Agencies Price Their Services, In 4 Charts
AUGUST 30, 2016
There's a standard market price for milk, speed boats, and even birthday clowns, but the going rate for agency services is a little more of a gray area. HubSpot Research recently conducted a survey of 782 agencies to get a better picture of how they set prices for their offerings.
The price of poor language
MAY 29, 2015
For example, did your company recently win a price ? Let’s take a look at a handful of the most common bungles: Companies win prizes, not prices. The price versus prize is a mix-up that we see in Denmark all the time. Are you confusing your customers with second-rate English?
How do you know your price is too high?
AUGUST 28, 2015
This is a disappointing turn of events for sure, but I wasn’t prepared for the idea that was floated next: let’s cut the price of the product 40%. See, the problem here is that we have no evidence that price is the problem. Price communicates value.
11 Pricing Page Examples To Inspire Your Own Design
DECEMBER 2, 2015
Whether you're in the market for software or a new coffee pot, searching for price is a natural part of any customer's buying decision. The means that the majority of people who have made it down the funnel far enough to consider buying from you will likely look at your pricing page.
Big Data and Marketing Intelligence Help Make Better Pricing Decisions
JULY 10, 2014
Did you know that an average 1% price increase equals an 8.7% Yet it’s projected that roughly 30% “of the thousands of pricing decisions companies make every year fail to deliver the best price” leading to a significant loss in revenue.
Earn Your Success, Pay the Price
Your Sales Management Guru
APRIL 21, 2013
Earn Your Success Pay the Price. A good friend of mine always told me that you “earned success” and you had to accept the fact that their normally was price to pay for that success. Paying the price to develop, nurture and expand your network pays results.
7 Pricing Mistakes That Can Seriously Stifle Sales
JANUARY 29, 2013
When it comes to evaluating price, most of us don't have a clue what we're doing. According to Priceless author William Poundstone , much of our strategy boils down to "just winging it," and that's not an effective way to do business: “People tend to be clueless about prices.
How to Talk About Pricing Without Scaring People Off
DECEMBER 12, 2012
Pricing. After all the excitement of attracting a potential new customer, pricing seems like such a killjoy. But pricing is just as important a concept to communicate as the features of your product or the benefits of your service. Should You Put Pricing on Your Website?
How B2B Companies Can Avoid Marketing on Lowest Price
The Forward Observer
MARCH 12, 2013
Artillery B2B Marketing Blog > The Forward Observer B2B companies who systematically measure and monitor their customer engagement can lessen their dependence on lowest prices – and increase revenues and profitability.
Pinterest Rolls Out Price Alerts to Encourage More Sales
AUGUST 1, 2013
And today, Pinterest released another exciting feature to help achieve that goal: price alerts for Product Pins that you''ve pinned. Here''s what Pinterest says it will look like: This new feature is rolling out slowly, so you should start seeing discount prices on Product Pins soon.
Your Pricing Is Wrong: One Critical Mistake Most Agencies Make
JANUARY 15, 2014
Recently one of HubSpot''s very best partners decided to redo their well-regarded pricing page, saying "That model of ''here''s everything for $X'' is broken, and has been either un-qualifying us when we should be qualified or setting us up for failure.". Price by Value Rather Than by Cost.
The Agency Pricing & Financials Report [New Data]
AUGUST 3, 2016
To help you better understand how agencies price, manage, sell, market, and deliver to clients, we conducted a survey during April and May of this year, with more than 750 agency executives responding to our questions. What KPIs are other agency owners tracking?
Embrace the Controversial: Why You Should Publish Pricing on Your Website
JULY 25, 2013
One of the most controversial decisions for almost any business owner is whether to post pricing information on their website. So, why won''t people put price on their website? 3) “All our pricing is custom, nothing is standard”. Own the Price Conversation.
BI Vendor QlikTech Reveals QlikView Pricing: I Modestly Help to Clarify
Customer Experience Matrix
MARCH 7, 2012
Business Intelligence software vendor QlikTech * officially published its price list last month, after years of keeping it a not-very-closely-held secret. Just in case anyone else is also confused, here’s what they told me: - The lowest entry price for a fully functional version is $1,350. Let me state clearly that as a confirmed QlikView fan, I think this is a terrifically low entry price. qlikview price business intelligence software qliktech
Is Social Media Just Winning Price Sensitive Customers?
Digital B2B Marketing
AUGUST 23, 2011
Content Social Media alienware Jay Baer preference segment pricing social media twitterIn social media, marketers buy attention with promotions or discounts. And research shows consumers expect this from marketers. 44% connect with brands on Twitter for discounts (source). The problem is, buying attention is an old school mindset, plopped into a new communication paradigm. For social media to become an important part of the marketing mix [.].
Getty's New Free Stock Photos Come With a Price
MARCH 6, 2014
It''s not fun fighting off lawyers when you thought you were using an image under a fair use clause. Where do you find images if you think you''re going to get sued, anyway? Well, now Getty''s attempted to make it a little easier to find high-grade stock photos that are legal for most people to use.
The state of B2B marketing in Asia—moving toward digital
OCTOBER 27, 2016
Whether it’s commodity supplies sourced from low-cost producing countries, or professional services delivered from gleaming downtown office towers, price factors into every decision. While teaching in Hong Kong for the semester, I’ve had the chance to meet some very interesting people.
How to simultaneously attract new prospects and retain loyal customers
JANUARY 16, 2017
If they chose you above a competitor because you provided a higher-value service or product, don’t use a price reduction tactic to entice them to renew their contract or purchase additional products. Instead, figure out how you can provide their business even more value for a fair price.
Pinterest to Send Email When Pins Drop in Price
AUGUST 6, 2013
Pinterest recently announced that it will now send users an email if a product they’ve pinned has dropped in price. Just keep pinning the things you’re into, and leave the price watching to us.
Now is The Time to Change The Scope of Our Free Offering
Sales Intelligence View
MAY 19, 2015
Products & Technology crm prices insideview editions insideview prices insideview pricing insideview product insideview tiers market intelligence pricing sales insights pricingIn the software vendor world, the freemium model is pop […].
Does Your Pricing Leave Money on the Table?
B2B Marketing Traction
AUGUST 11, 2011
What’s the best way to price your product or service for business to business (B2B) marketing? This is one of the most common questions B2B marketers have, and pricing your product or service wrong can be a disaster. Cost-Basis Pricing. Value-Basis Pricing. Tweet.
10 Marketing trends to watch for 2017
DECEMBER 22, 2016
Have you been shopping lately when you do a price check with competitors while you are in a store? As the end of the year approaches, it is time to look back on the year in marketing and analyze the trends we should expect to see in the coming new year.
Gaining an edge over competitors with a knowledge base
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
Because this system is completely scalable, it will follow your business growth easily and all for a reasonable price. A knowledge base is a tool that every company should rely on, as it easily improves customer support, collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and workflow within a company.
17 Helpful SEO Tools and Tool Reviews
JULY 29, 2014
Noting the importance of providing the best user experience to achieve and maintain top search results, Chuck Price reviews more than 20 free tools for onsite optimization, for functions like keyword research, content analysis, technical SEO, schema creation, and image optimization.
11 Remarkable Guides to Marketing, Search, and Life
OCTOBER 21, 2014
Seth Price highlights a brilliantly clever infographic illustrating the “A to Z” of personal branding, from authenticity, blogging and content through “you” phrasing and zeal (“a strong feeling of interest and enthusiasm that makes one determined to do something.
How to build a killer content team
MARCH 31, 2017
There are many training options (and price points), including online courses and customized solutions. Do you want to crank up your content success to a Spinal Tap 11?
19 Excellent Guides to SEO Link Building
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
Contrary to articles and blog posts claiming link building is dead , the reality is that it’s not—as even Google’s Matt Cutts has confirmed. But like SEO more generally, it has evolved. Image credit: SEO Book.
10 most inspiring digital marketing stories of 2016
FEBRUARY 3, 2017
Best known for their functional cars that offer amazing price-to-value ratios, the customer market grew by 60,000 cars in the last three years.
Social Media ROI: Mythic or Measurable? Six Experts Weigh In
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
Chuck Price reports that Nicole Harrison is “adamant that social media done correctly will deliver results and recommended the following list of 11 free tools for measuring both ROI and social media success,” including SocialMention , TweetReach and Keyhole.
Steer Clear of Price-Only Positioning
Proteus B2B Marketing Blog
JUNE 23, 2010
Slap on rebates, trump one another’s incentives, slash prices, sweeten the deal, give away the store, compromise the brand and train customers already accustomed to never paying [.]. In another life, I worked in automotive marketing. A domestic brand. Every time the market tanked, the client, along with their domestic rivals, would predictably do the inevitable.
The Real Price We All Pay for “Brand Journalism”
DECEMBER 11, 2014
So is there a price to be paid for the loss of a free and independent press?
10 B2B Marketing Lessons from Walt Disney World and Universal Studios
APRIL 22, 2014
Don’t nickel and dime customers; consider “all-inclusive” pricing. The cost is built into the purchase price, but buyers feel as though they are getting a premium offering without being invoiced for every little add-on. Price has many uses.