Check out the latest edition of our SaaS of the Union e-Newsletter

Hello Everyone in the SaaSMAX Community!

For those of you who have been impacted by the tragic hurricanes or fires of the past month, we hope that your recovery is easy and that life is getting back to normal for you.  If you have any IT needs requiring extra expertise, let us know and we’ll connect you to the right people in our SaaSMAX community right away.

Some changes for this month’s newsletter will feature content items by topic: Look for areas such as general SaaS/IT Channel news, as well as news about SaaSMAX and our app vendors. Check out our events section as well for some fantastic live and online events you might want to join us at.

Let’s Get SaaSy (and Informed)

SaaS, Cloud Companies Continue to Post Strong Growth: According to consulting firm Capstone Partners, SaaS and Cloud companies are on the move as it relates to continual growth. This is in part dedicated to increased innovation and more applications migrating to the cloud.

The 4 Pillars of Midmarket Digital Transformation: Analyst firm Techaisle examines the 4 important ingredients needed: operational efficiency, employee empowerment, customer intimacy and product innovation.  Read more to learn the details, drivers, motivations, challenges, inhibitors, and business outcomes.

Important SaaS Terminology Defined & Explained- Great Resource Available: You definitely want to check out this great resource provided by SaaSpedia and share it with your team. Great explanations for SaaS metrics, best practices & KPIs.

Participating in Vertically Bundled Solutions – What are the 3 Best Practices for ISVs?: Find out how a group of ISVs concentrating on the retail sector got together to brainstorm a selection of 3 hints and tips on how to further their (and your) success.

Updates in the SaaSMAX Community

How Sellr is Helping Simplify Retail Store Operations
When it comes to operating a retail store, product marketing and promotions can seem daunting and time-consuming. Sellr simplifies the process with one connected, Industry’s Best, Integrated Product Promotion Platform for both online and in-store promotion. In fact, customers who use Sellr have reported an increase in sales and spend less time on marketing.

Avoid Potential Data Breaches with GamaSec
As one of the newest App vendors to join our marketplace, GamaSec is a global provider of website security solutions for small and medium-sized businesses. The company offers a unique combination of cloud-based website vulnerability identification, web attack prevention (WAF & DDoS), vulnerability remediation-as-a-service and a Data Breach Limited Warranty.

MyDigitalShield Rebrands as OmniNet: We heard from our friend Leonard Dimiceli, VP Channel Sales, that the Firewall-as-a-Service company MyDigitalShield is now known as OmniNET. Founded in 2013, OmniNET’s current reach includes retail, restaurants, healthcare, hospitality and professional services.

SaaSMAX in the News

Getting Personal with SaaSMAX: Channel Partners Editor Lynn Haber sat down with our CEO Dina Moskowitz on how the company is “getting personal” when it comes to matchmaking SaaS apps with the “right” resellers.

Your Thought Leadership Wanted – Get Featured on the WiseSaaS Blog: We recently relaunched our blog to provide you with the most up-to-date SaaS and IT Channel news and happenings. Submit your vendor-neutral thought leadership blog to media@SaaSMAX.com.

SaaSMAX’s PartnerOptimizer Team Now Offers Customized, Affordable Channel Partner Informatics Audits!  With our PartnerOptimizer tools we know more about your Partners than you do, and we want to share it with you so that you can accelerate your channel engagement and recruitment efforts for 2018.  To get your Channel Partner Informatics Audit, that can be ready within 2-3 weeks, contact partneroptimizer@saasmax.com or visit here.

Submit Your SaaS News

 

We are always looking for any news that you would want to share as it relates to your SaaS business—or any general SaaS news that you feel we should know about. Click here to submit.

Upcoming Webinars & Events (more online):

Recorded Webinar: 4 Keys to Hiring Great Sales Reps & Getting Results
If it has occurred to you that there might be something missing in your organization, something that is needed to support success in new salespeople, then you’ll want to watch this on-demand webinar, “4 Keys to Hire Great Sales Reps – – – and Get Results!!!” featuring channel industry expert Kendra Lee. Watch any time on demand.
On Demand
Under the Hood with SpinBackup

Join us to learn how you can become a Spinbackup reseller; client benefits include providing an extra layer of security to protect user privacy. As a Spinbackup reseller, you have the ability to service both consumer and commercial end users, while earning your own commissions.

10/4
What are the 8 things that drive your company’s value? Find out from Business-Valuation Expert John Warrillow
If you’re like a lot of entrepreneurs, you use your Profit & Loss statement as your report card at the end of the year. You may even use your P&L to figure out what your company is worth by applying a multiple to your profit. .
10/18
It’s Back! The Annual SaaSMAX- CompTIA State of the Channel Webinar (for SaaS & Cloud)!
Today’s IT channel continues to undergo transition along with the rest of the industry. Change agents are shaking up the market, including new business models, shifting routes to market, non-traditional competitors and the rise of non-IT line-of-business buyers. In many ways, these forces are triggering a necessary shift in how the channel does business – and with whom. This webinar will provide key details from CompTIA’s 6th Annual State of the Channel study that reveal a channel in flux in 2016 and beyond.
11/29
Upcoming Channel Conferences:

NexGen Cloud 2017

Held in Los Angeles, CA,The NexGen 2017 Technology Expo is designed for solution providers on the cutting edge of the channel. These early adopters are a step ahead of the pack and actively seek out new solutions to drive more revenue and future profits.

12/11-12/13
NRF Big Show 2018
When it comes to retail industry transformation, it all starts here at the NRF Big Show in New York City. Register today to witness the launch of the newest innovations, technologies and solutions that are transforming the industry.
1/14-1/16
ITEXPO 2018
Ride the wave of communications transformation at ITEXPO. Everyone from engineers and IT/telecom managers to C-Level execs and business owners will gather in Fort Lauderdale, FL, for this event–the only event dedicated to solutions driving communications transformation for the enterprise mid-market, resellers and service providers.
2/14-2/16
Channel Partners Conference & Expo
Join us in Las Vegas to meet with industry experts who will converge to share ideas and drive discussion on the many topics currently affecting the SaaS, could and IT Reseller Channels.
4/17-4/20
 
SaaSMAX is the leading value-add SaaS Marketplace that matches SaaS companies with the right Resellers, to accelerate sales.
PartnerOptimizer is SaaSMAX’s proprietary partner intelligence service & platform to quickly and affordable find, aggregate and organize massive amounts of data about the business practices of your current reseller partners and rapidly identify new prospective reseller partners.

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