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Upcoming Ecommerce Trends: What SaaS Companies Need to Know

Posted on March 15th, 2017 by

SaaS has been around a while, but it’s never been bigger: the SaaS market is expected to surpass $112 billion by 2019, while back in 2010 it was worth a mere $10 billion. How will this already massive market continue growing so much, and what are some of the issues that companies will face as SaaS surpasses the $100 billion mark? There are for sure many driving forces behind this growth and eCommerce surely plays a role – not only as an enabler, but also as a potential hindrance if not done right.

Read on to find out what SaaS companies should be thinking about over the next three to five years regarding eCommerce and use this engine as a growth accelerator. […]

Cool Start-up Interview Series: Zingtree

Posted on March 7th, 2017 by
Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Bill Dettering, founder and CEO of Zingtree, a SaaS solution for building interactive decision trees, and Applian, a video downloader and screen recorder tool. While Applian has been around for 20 years, Zingtree is a new SaaS start-up that caught our attention with a successful entry in our contest for a 2017 SIIA CODiE Awards nomination fee. We wanted to learn more about Zingtree, so I had a brief chat with Bill, who’s much more than just CEO for this promising Silicon Valley company.
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Industry Buzz – February 2017

Posted on March 2nd, 2017 by

Maximizing renewals, fighting churn and making freemium work for you. If any of these topics sound interesting, keep reading: in this month’s industry buzz, we share some great content on how to keep customers around and optimize the customer journey, among other useful tips.
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Industry Buzz – January 2017

Posted on February 9th, 2017 by

Hi sellers!

The first Industry Buzz of 2017 is here, packed with useful advice and trends for the software, payments and eCommerce industries. Trends like big data, connected cars, virtual reality, productivity and more have software at their core, with SaaS and subscriptions increasingly key to success, so we’ll take a close look at what the market is talking about in these areas. The payments industry is evolving further into cross-border transactions and encouraging the adoption of recurring business models. What’s that mean for your business? Read on to find out.

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Industry Buzz – November 2016

Posted on December 7th, 2016 by

Hi sellers!

We’ve got big news: Avangate’s Fall ’16 Release is now available, complete with a Growth Accelerator Suite featuring new conversion rate optimization and customer engagement tools. But that’s not all we’re bringing you this month: we’ve also got tons of useful resources, plus in-depth industry articles about the future of ecommerce, preparing for the holiday season and what’s coming up in 2017. […]

Industry Buzz – October 2016

Posted on November 2nd, 2016 by

Hi sellers!

We’re excited to bring you the monthly Industry Buzz, with information about trends in the software and online services industry, as well as tons of great links to articles about the global software market, new approaches for go-to-market and on how to protect your software against piracy. Enjoy these resources to help you win in this rapidly changing market.  […]