The Latest From SaaStr: Yes, Your VP of Sales Also Has to Be a Great Salesperson Themselves

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By Jason Lemkin · Monday, December 27, 2021
 
     
 

A mistake many founders make is hiring a VP of Sales who has many strengths — but not at sales per se.  A VP of Sales who is smart, polished,...
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By Jason Lemkin · Sunday, December 26, 2021
 
     
 

Q: As a venture capitalist, what are some red flags that would make you reject a startup immediately? First, there is a lot of marginal behavior that doesn’t lead to...
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By Amelia Ibarra · Sunday, December 26, 2021
 
     
 

Top SaaStr blog posts and videos for the week of December 26, 2021

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By Amelia Ibarra · Saturday, December 25, 2021
 
     
 

Zapier grew from a small SaaS startup to a company with over 500 employees over a decade. Want to know how they did it?  Wade Foster, Co-Founder and CEO, shares secrets from 20 of the earliest employees at the company.

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By Jason Lemkin · Saturday, December 25, 2021
 
     
 

There’s a meme, a CommonThink, among certain segments that Outbound Sales is Bad, or at least, a Little Unseemly.  And maybe a lot bit Old School. That we’re in a...
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Inbound or Outbound Sales? The Answer is Yes; Plus Weekly SaaS News and Updates

Sunday, December 26, 2021

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Saturday, December 25, 2021

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Friday, December 24, 2021

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The Latest From SaaStr: Adding Outbound Sales & Marketing to a Product-Led Growth Engine with Freshworks, Twilio, 1Password, Coda (Podcast 509 and Video)

Thursday, December 23, 2021

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The Latest From SaaStr: How Product Leaders are Building the Future of Enterprise Software with Atlassian COO, Slack CPO & Miro CPO (Video)

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

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☕ Marketing Roundup - Weekly Marketing Strategies - Issue 11

Thursday, January 20, 2022

My fellow marketers, We're onto Week 11 of the weekly marketing roundup email. A series where I share posts from our Marketers Utopia directly to your inbox so you can execute on the value inside.

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

Amazon to open first physical clothing store; The story of Toys R Us' bankruptcy is still unfolding, and it still matters; 6 DTC trends to watch in 2022; Bonobos CEO exits after 5 years at the

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Jan. 20 - M&M's new look spotlights inclusivity | Pepsi gathers Super Bowl Halftime Show all-stars

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Pepsi gathers Super Bowl Halftime Show all-stars in cinematic trailer; Coca-Cola refreshes can designs to highlight flavor portfolio; As events again go virtual, marketing takeaways from a timely

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

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