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How to make your cloud infrastructure stable, secure, and scalable
With this guide, I hope to give you an overview of what a “minimum viable cloud infrastructure” can look like, with a focus on stability, security, and scalability.
Ben Sears
August 28, 2018
You need to be selling subscription services
Not too long ago, software was almost always sold as a piece of software you purchased at a store and installed on your computer to run. Today almost all software is sold as a subscription service on the cloud.
Ben Sears
September 3, 2018
Getting started with Kubernetes for your SaaS
Kubernetes is a platform to manage and orchestrate your cloud infrastructure. It provides a configuration-driven framework where you can define a few different pieces and with one click get an entire network, disk, and application spun up in a way that’s scalable and easy to manage.
Ben Sears
August 28, 2018
How To Build and Scale Your SaaS Billing Solution
When you are building your Software as a Service (Saas) Minimum Viable Product (MVP), there is a lot of work that needs to be done. It can be difficult to balance this workload.
Ben Sears
August 28, 2018
How to know if Kubernetes is right for your SaaS
If you are interested in Kubernetes but aren’t sure about investing the time/resources needed, this article is for you.
Ben Sears
August 30, 2018
The 5 Stages of a SaaS Subscription
This article will go into detail on what you need to automate in order for your SaaS company to have a functional subscription billing solution.
Ben Sears
August 30, 2018
How to manage SaaS subscription billing using Servicebot open-source
In this article I will explain how to use Servicebot, an open-source platform for automating SaaS billing. Servicebot is designed to be the billing engine enabling businesses to sell software as a service.
Ben Sears
September 3, 2018
Servicebot Open-Source v0.9: Webhooks, Payment Scheduler, Major UI Changes
In this release, we have finished our custom payment scheduler as well as made major changes to the UI and the internals of Servicebot.
Ben Sears
September 3, 2018
The best way to scale and deliver your SaaS startup
Launching a new SaaS startup in a cutthroat market is challenging. But the end result can be rewarding when properly executed. There is little forgiveness for mistakes and miscalculations. This article will explain when and how you should scale your SaaS startup while avoiding common pitfalls.
Shar Darafsheh
August 26, 2018
The best way to monitor your most important SaaS metrics
I’ve lost count of how many times someone on my team asks for conversion goals, financial projections, or some random analytical metric. Then I direct them to my lengthy, indecipherable, static Google Sheets projections and say “I’ve already shared this doc with you, but here you go again!” If you’re familiar with this situation, you’re not alone
Shar Darafsheh
September 3, 2018
How to Request a Service For a Customer With ServiceBot
Users can request services on their own, but with ServiceBot you can also request them for your users. They will receive an email to enter their payment information and approve the service, or you can enter the payment information for them as well.
Kevin Midkiff
August 6, 2018