ICYMI: What’s New in SMB SaaS

“ICYMI (in case you missed it) What’s New in SMB SaaS” is a periodic series on LSA Insider that curates and offers brief commentary on recent events related to the emerging SMB SaaS ecosystem that you may have overlooked. WeWork IPO on the Rocks WeWork’s IPO woes do not appear to be abating. Tech Crunch…

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What Keeps SMBs Up at Night?

This is the latest in a series of LSA Insider posts citing data from our . The LSA’s Modern Commerce Monitor survey was brought into being to learn what motivates small businesses to acquire B2B cloud technology. But before claiming to understand what motivates SMBs to buy software, it’s helpful to know what motivates them.…

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Can AR Streamline Home Services?

Tech Vision is LSA’s series that spotlights emerging tech. Running semi-weekly, it reports on new technologies that LSA analysts track, including strategic implications for local commerce. See the full series here. Augmented Reality (AR) use cases are often divided between enterprise (B2B), and consumer (B2C). But there’s a third category emerging somewhere between the two:…

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Is Order-Ahead the New Check-In?

Data Scout is LSA’s series that curates and draws meaning from third-party data. Running semi-weekly, it adds an analytical layer to the industry data that we encounter in daily knowledge building. For LSA original data, see the separate Modern Commerce Monitor series. Ordering things ahead to pick them up is quickly growing as a consumer…

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Tips to diversify for long-term PPC search marketing effectiveness

This article will help advertisers ensure long-term success despite the instability of pay-per-click search engine advertising as an online marketing platform. Pay-per-click search engine advertising is great for generating short-term profits from internet businesses, but with the difficulties in finding good long-term online advertising platforms, more and more PPC advertisers are seeing their long-term investments…

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ICYMI: What’s New in SMB SaaS

“ICYMI (in case you missed it) What’s New in SMB SaaS” is a periodic series on LSA Insider that curates and offers brief commentary on recent events related to the emerging SMB SaaS ecosystem that you may have overlooked. Stripe Has a Capital Idea The payments platform Stripe has launched Stripe Capital and will now…

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Video Vault: Make Yourself Mission Critical For SMBs

This is the inaugural post in LSA’s new Video Vault series. Running semi-weekly, it examines selected conference talks including embedded video and key takeaways. Speakers’ opinions are their own. Check out the entire series here. The SMB SaaS universe continues to expand. Comprising SMB operational tools, it stretches well beyond the traditional advertising & marketing…

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Kabbage Scoops Up Radius for Its SMB Data

Yesterday we learned of another notable transaction in the fintech/martech space, with Kabbage acquiring Radius Intelligence. Some context on Radius is useful in understanding the “why” behind this deal. I first came across Radius while I was helping the team at BuzzBoard. During my time there, Radius became the poster child for promoting the SMB…

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