Product-Led Growth: The Best SaaS Scaling Approach in 2022 🚀🚀

If you feel you have been missing the mark with your customers lately, you might need a switch-up in your business model. But how do you choose between all of the business strategies out there? What is the best tactic to use in today’s fast-paced market? Product-led growth (PLG) is a model that is user-centric and user-focused. Customer acquisition, expansion, conversion, and retention are product-driven instead of sales-driven. This method is quickly becoming one of the most popular business models for many companies. 

At Usersnap, we have dedicated quite a bit of effort into becoming more PLG-oriented ourselves. Even when we believed that we were already customer-centric, we quickly realized we had much to learn about PLG to make it actionable within our company and for our customers. What we’ve seen is that a product-led growth strategy can increase business retention by improving customer experience. Product-led growth companies are starting to pop up all over the world. Using PLG can help grow your business and further unlock a user experience that is hard to beat. That’s all fine, but what does having a product-led growth business look like? Let’s explore together.

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SaaS churn: A simple and proven strategy to reduce churn rate under 2% in SaaS

This article will show you how to reduce your SaaS churn by following the proven strategy that we have already successfully implemented. So grab your salted caramel iced mocha, and let’s make you the churn hero of the company.

For us, it all started in 2020, when our monthly SaaS churn rate was 6.22%, more than double our target benchmark (high pressure, you bet). We wanted to become a product-led growth SaaS company, which means user value is consistent. We sat down with the team for preventing customer churn and were able to combine churn analytics with customer feedback to reduce it down to 4.26%. And when we thought we are on the path to success, the COVID-19 pandemic put a halt to our progress.

A few months later… June 30, 2021, our SaaS churn rate was back at 6.12%. The aimed benchmark was 3%. “Tension” is in the air.

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How to use a Product-Market Fit template to know how much customers need you!

Think of product-market fit (PMF) as sailing: the product is the sail and demand is the wind. For the boat to work or to make your dreams come true, you need to build a sail (product) and find the wind to power it (or satisfy the needs of the market, and its potential customers). If you are a good sailor, you can always feel when the product-market fit is or isn’t happening. The best way to sail the SaaSy seas is to have a product-market fit template on your side.

Imagine the following scenario:

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Ask this CES Survey to Customers, and Help Make Your SaaS Product Amazing

Customers want good products and services, of course, but do you know what else they want? They want effortless interactions with companies. How about a website that is simple to navigate, and a seamless checkout process? Bingo. They also want it to be quick and painless to resolve any issues they may have with your company. Recognizing and improving upon this customer feedback is where a CES survey comes in handy!

Research shows that when your company makes things easier on your customers and delivers on the promises, it drives more customer loyalty than the companies that focus more on improving the overall experience. It has become pretty common to have a good overall experience, so it’s those companies that truly make dealing with them easy and painless that enjoy more loyal customers.

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15 Proven Product Survey Questions to Get the Best Insights in 2022

If you think you have a really great product, the success metrics shouldn’t lie: product usage up, churn down, more happy customers, increased MRR. Sounds easy on paper (or desktop), right? If you struggle knowing how great your product is, maybe product survey questions (and this article) can help.

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SaaS Product Management: The Central Nervous System to Digital Companies in 2022

Every SaaS company, whether B2B or not, looks to get more intimately connected with their customers’ needs and pains to grow. Which one wouldn’t? Some employ product-led growth In order to understand customer needs, get more customer feedback, and use it actionably. Without question, the rise and importance of SaaS product management within digital companies are “mooning” 🚀. What do I mean by this? 

SaaS product management is undoubtedly the engine that helps digital enterprises grow. According to one study, a great product manager can be responsible for up to a ~34% increase in profits. And in the age of Product-Led Growth (PLG), a term coined by now-pioneer Wes Bush, product management and customer-led product development are the lynchpin to SaaS business success.

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The future of product leaders: building with confidence

Five wild predictions, two true stories and some solid solutions for product leaders.

Building great products is a complex, challenging, and exhilarating job. Totally worth it 🙃. It requires product leaders to be strategic thinkers and forward-thinking by nature, as well as to see product opportunities when others are “lost” in ambiguity.

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How we built a product feedback software tailored for product managers

Are you wondering whether or not you need a product feedback software to help you listen to your users, try answering this question: Can you recall three pieces of product feedback that helped you build a better solution?

If you can, great memory. OR… may it be that you don’t receive enough feedback, and you don’t have customer evidence for every new solution on your roadmap? So, you can still clearly count the instances when you do have feedback to back up your decision. 

Relax, we’re not here to judge, in fact, we’ve been there! Collecting customer feedback is time-consuming, and being a product-led growth company takes time. Especially if what users say contradicts your hypothesis and vision. (Oh boy, yes, these things happen…) Which is the reason why we wanted to write this article. 😉 We want to share our journey from spending weeks collecting a mere couple of user feedback to scaling up feedback touchpoints and eventually realizing our own software is an outstanding Product Feedback Software!

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Chief Product Officer: Their Superpowers and Role in SaaS Growth!

Ever wonder what a chief product officer is up to? Maybe you want to become one yourself one day! Well, the CPO position has certainly grown and evolved over time.

In short, the CPO oversees all aspects of a product’s vision, design, and development. They are essential in creating a robust and helpful product that fills a void in the market while addressing customer feedback. However, their (and all product team members’) superpowers and role in SaaS growth is invaluable! In this article, we’ll detail to you all the things you need to know about the CPO, their superpowers, and role within an organization!

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