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About Adriana Iordan

 Sr. Director, Product Management My passion for software marketing and e-commerce development, together with my Computer Science diploma and over 7 years' experience in online marketing strategy and planning, user experience, conversion rate analysis and product marketing have brought me at Avangate.
I was glad to serve a two year term on the Board Directors of the Association of Software Professionals until 2010.

I have been passionately involved in web technologies and focused on helping software companies to sell more and to better understand the online business even prior to Avangate.

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8 Tips to Consider When Creating Pricing Packages for Subscription-based Software

Posted on November 3rd, 2016 by

Subscription software revenue is expected to hit $130 billion by the end of this year. That’s a 21 percent increase over 2015. There’s no doubt, the subscriptions model is gaining ground. However, even the best products can fail in the market, simply because of poor pricing strategies. And the truth is that pricing is hard. Determining the right price and model for your subscription or SaaS offering is one of the most difficult decisions a software business needs to make. Set the initial price tag too high and you risk pricing yourself out of business. Set it too low, and you could find yourself at the bottom of the market, with a customer base unlikely to provide much value over the long-term. Your pricing needs to offer a cost structure that gives customers the innovation, flexibility and service they demand for the price and terms they are willing to pay. […]

Best Tactics to Boost Average Order Value

Posted on September 28th, 2016 by

First, some basics

The Average Order Value (AOV) is defined as the average dollar amount that a customer spends when placing an order, either via a conventional website or a mobile application. If the goal is to increase profitability, then one of the options you have available is to boost these values to higher levels. You want to work smarter, not harder. […]

Tested Strategies to Reduce Involuntary Churn and Increase Customer Retention

Posted on August 24th, 2016 by

Bringing leads into your sales funnel and converting them to loyal customers and brand advocates is a process involving significant planning. However, even after a lead has become a loyal customer, the work is still not over. The focus then shifts to customer retention and enacting strategies to minimize both voluntary and involuntary churn. Proper strategies and communication are essential for reducing voluntary churn, but involuntary churn is most often caused by the improper tools. […]

Avangate Summer ’16 Release: Increase Recurring Revenue with Extended Pay as You Go Tools

Posted on July 28th, 2016 by

With the Summer 2016 release, Avangate unveils new functionality designed to power recurring revenue momentum, nurturing continuous customer lifetime value (CLTV) growth. Take advantage of the latest capabilities to accelerate time-to-value across the entire subscription lifecycle and fine tune your end-to-end monetization strategy.
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How to Increase Your Conversion Rate by 10 Percent. At least.

Posted on July 25th, 2016 by

What’s killing your conversion rates? A complicated purchase funnel? Unclear product or pricing pages, shopping cart abandonment? There are a number of factors that can keep your visitors or leads from converting. By pinpointing and optimizing those areas, you can dramatically, and often quickly, improve your conversion rates throughout your buyer journey. Here’s what you can do to optimize your cart conversion by at least 10 percent. […]