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SaaS Backwards Episode 17: The Dark Funnel and Moving Away from the Fakery of the MQL with Latané Conant CMO at 6Sense

Welcome to episode seventeen of the SaaS Backwards podcast, where we interview CEOs and CMOs of fast-growing SaaS firms to reveal what they are doing that's working, and lessons learned from things that didn't work as planned. 

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SaaS Backwards Episode 16: Get SaaS KPIs in Order so Marketing can Lead to Higher Revenues with Kazoo HR CMO Casey Carey

Welcome to episode sizteen of the SaaS Backwards podcast, where we interview CEOs and CMOs of fast-growing SaaS firms to reveal what they are doing that's working, and lessons learned from things that didn't work as planned. 

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SaaS Backwards Episode 15: Mind the Gap(s) - Affiliate / Influencer Marketing SaaS Refersion Bootstraps to Liquidity Event

Welcome to episode fifteen of the SaaS Backwards podcast, where we interview CEOs and CMOs of fast-growing SaaS firms to reveal what they are doing that's working, and lessons learned from things that didn't work as planned. 

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Defining the Future of Meetings and Conferences

How Aventri CEO Jim Sharpe not only pivoted the business to support online events but is now helping to define what the future of meetings looks like with its customers.

As Jim Sharpe stepped into the CEO position at Aventri in January 2020, he...

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SaaS Backwards Episode 9: The CMO as a Servant Warrior, Armed with Data with Neil Becker of Behavox

Welcome to episode nine of the SaaS Backwards podcast, where we interview CEOs and CMOs of fast-growing SaaS firms to reveal what they are doing that's working, and lessons learned from things that didn't work as planned. 

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SaaS Backwards Episode 8: Cyclr CEO Fraser Davidson on How His iPaaS Creates Connectivity and Opportunity for Other SaaS Firms

Welcome to episode eight of the SaaS Backwards podcast, where we interview CEOs and CMOs of fast-growing SaaS firms to reveal what they are doing that's working, and lessons learned from things that didn't work as planned. 

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Cover your flank as a new SaaS CMO

Get a solid tactical plan running ASAP so you have the freedom to build strategy.

Congratulations on the new post as CMO. You need to start immediately to prove to your CEO that he/she made the right decision to hire you, or before long, you’ll...

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7 Things You Can Do NOW to Reduce SaaS Churn in the Pandemic

SaaS CEOs and CMOs should focus as much attention on retention as growth.

It’s an old saw in (the SaaS) business: It’s harder to sell a new client than it is to keep an existing one.

This maxim is consistent with most people’s gut instincts--it...

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The SaaS Founder as Product Manager

When Is It Time to Professionalize This Function? And What Does It Mean for a CMO Job Seeker?

SaaS CMO candidates should ask about product management for insight into the management style at a potential employer and to gauge its future prospects....

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Has COVID-19 Infected the Predictable Revenue Model?

Is the era of the BDR function coming to an end?

It's 5:30 on a Friday and my phone rings from an unknown number. I know it's probably a sales call but take it anyway."This is Jason," I say as a cheery female voice asks me if this is a good time...

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