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Industry Insights

3 Ways the Software Landscape is Changing—and What SaaS Companies Can Do to Respond

Over the past few decades, the software industry has experienced change at a faster rate than during any other time. For companies in the software bus...

By Nick Gilbert / AppReseller / Sep 11, 2017

Customer & Partner Success

SMB Email Marketing Is Sweet with Cakemail

Email marketing is one of the most well-established marketing technologies, and for SMBs, it remains one of the most popular.

By Stuart Cohen / AppDistribution / Aug 21, 2017

Industry Insights

Delving into Digital Transformation and Cloud Commerce

Digital transformation is top of mind for many of today’s business leaders, and to judge from analysts, media, and other thought leaders, the situatio...

By Gretchen Dukowitz / AppDirect / Aug 11, 2017

Events

Gearing Up for Our Best Engage Yet

The AppDirect Engage conference is the industry’s only event that focuses exclusively on cloud service commerce.

By Trevor Drewry / AppDirect / Aug 07, 2017

Strategy & Best Practices

Moving up the SMB Value Chain with a Winning Bundle Strategy

When it comes to creating attractive SaaS bundles for SMBs, many service providers haven’t yet cracked the code.

By Mary Montserrat-Howlett / AppHelp / Jul 28, 2017

Company & Culture

Base Camp

I joined AppDirect as Vice President of Engineering at the beginning of June. Friday was my 28th day on the job...

By Ron Pragides / AppDirect / Jul 17, 2017

Industry Insights

Doing Your Cloud Commerce Homework: Planning Worksheets

Change at any organization can be difficult, but at service providers it can be especially tough.

By Gretchen Dukowitz / AppDirect / Jul 10, 2017

Strategy & Best Practices

Driving SaaS Sales: Best Practices for Onboarding

Read more about onboarding best practices that can help you be successful.

By Christophe Girault / AppDirect / Jun 08, 2017

Technology Insights

Introducing Dashboard Folders!

We’re very excited to launch Dashboard Folders, a feature that will make navigating between and managing multiple dashboards easier. As more and more ...

By Kally Pan / AppInsights / Apr 21, 2017

Company & Culture

Interning at AppHelp as a Service Delivery Specialist

Ok, so you’ve read the job posting to be a Service Delivery Specialist Intern. Sounds like an interesting job and a cool place to work, but what in th...

By Stephanie Schenk / AppHelp / Mar 24, 2017

Industry Insights

Making Legacy Vehicles Smart: Ford’s Strategy to Usher Legacy Vehicles Into Their Connected Vehicle Ecosystem

Practically every new car sold today, from entry level subcompacts to luxury SUVs, have connectivity built into their driving experience. Services ran...

By James MacTavish / AppDevices / Mar 21, 2017

Industry Insights

Why Consumers Are Not Embracing the Smart Home

The Smart Home industry has been buzzing with potential these past few years with many analysts giving the industry a valuation of in the hundreds of ...

By James MacTavish / AppDevices / Feb 28, 2017