Podcast

Using Feedback Loops to Drive Revenue Growth with Rusty von Waldburg, President and Founder at Spokes Group

In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton is joined by Rusty von Waldburg, President and Founder at Spokes Group, a consultancy in the SaaS Revenue space. Rusty brings twenty-six years of product and revenue experience to the conversation as he discusses different revenue touchpoints, including GTM strategies, improving market fit by implementing feedback loops, and creating targeted buyer personas. He also shares tips on tracking AE productivity and leading revenue metrics you need to monitor. Rusty also builds the persona of a typical high performer for the listeners, something to keep in mind when you hire.

The Four Pillars of Revenue Operations with Jake Hofwegen, VP of Global Revenue Operations and Enablement at Contentful

In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton is joined by Jake Hofwegen, VP of Global Revenue Operations and Enablement at Contentful. Jake shares how the function of revenue operations (RevOps) has evolved over the past decade. He breaks down rev ops into four pillars and shares his experience in scaling tech companies from 220 million to over a billion in ARR. Jake also shares the benefits of pivoting to a six-month planning cycle while finding the right balance between planning and implementing.

How to Deliver Better Lifetime Value from Customer Insights with Rouzbeh Rotabi, Chief Revenue Officer

In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton speaks with Rouzbeh Rotabi, Chief Revenue Officer and revenue leader at Orum, Marqeta and more. The free-flowing discussion pivots around staying engaged with your customers and using the insights to tailor your go-to-market strategy. Rouzbeh explains how feedback from customers and prospects can identify pain points that can be addressed with messaging and positioning. A quick caveat, they can vary from market to market. Lee and Rouzbeh also discuss implementing feedback loops and engagement metrics to identify risk and shape strategy. There’s a brilliant piece on leveraging revenue efficiently for sustainable growth, a paradigm shift from the growth at all-cost strategy—“Slow down to speed up.”

How to Improve Revenue Efficiency During a Bear Market with Eddie Reynolds, CEO of Union Square Consulting

In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton speaks with Eddie Reynolds, CEO of Union Square Consulting, a consulting firm for B2B SaaS startups. They have a free-flowing discussion about focusing on revenue efficiency and plugging leaks in the sales funnel and revenue processes. Eddie shares his insights on how you can proactively spot leaks and simple ways to fix them. He also discusses how to drive more revenue from analyzing your sales process to spot where revenue is coming from. He also shares how to feed those insights back into the sales process to increase revenue through higher conversion without adding more at the top of the funnel.

An Insider’s View of a Hyper-Growth Company w/ Steve Hartert, Chief Marketing Officer at Jotform

In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton is joined by Steve Hartert, Chief Marketing Officer at Jotform, an online form builder service in the middle of a hyper-growth phase. Steve shares an insider’s view of a hyper-growth environment and learnings from managing hyper-growth teams. Steve explains the value of crafting your marketing strategies based on insights from data analytics. He also shares insights on how to build an internal framework for sustainable scaling.

Making Data-Driven Decisions Across the Customer Journey with Luke Trewin, Founder and Managing Director of Modern Visual

In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton is joined by Luke Trewin, Founder and Managing Director of Modern Visual, a consulting service focused on delivering strategic and revenue strategies to its clients. They discuss how to create a data foundation for scalability and how to use analytics to gather decision-making insights across the customer journey. Luke also shares insights on how to overcome analysis paralysis syndrome.

Building Relationships and Using STRONGMAN Strategy to Close Sales Cycles with Bion Behdin, CRO and Co-Founder of First AML

In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton is joined by Bion Behdin, Chief Revenue Officer and Co-Founder of First AML, a Regulation Technology company providing end-to-end Customer Due Diligence solutions. Bion is passionate about building relations because relationships help in closing deals. The episode is filled with insights on how to build relationships with the right personas. Bion also does a deep dive into the STRONGMAN strategy for managing the critical areas of the sales cycle.

How to Demonstrate ROI of Revenue Operations with Julian Hannabuss, Director of Revenue Operations at Procurify

In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton is joined by Julian Hannabuss, Director of Revenue Operations at Procurify, a leading procurement and purchasing software company that lets teams track, control, and analyze all business spending so they can scale faster. Julian shares his insights on how revenue operations should present their revenue outcomes and can drive organizational value to the board. He also shares his insights on the difference between high and average performers in the sales and revenue teams. Julian shares some tips on how to mitigate churn at your company.

How to Build Your Pipeline Through Social Selling with Tim Hughes, CEO of DLA Ignite

In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton is joined by Timothy Hughes, CEO of DLA Ignite, a strategic advisory and consultancy enterprise that enables organizations to leverage social selling to convert pipeline leads. Tim shares a three-step social selling process to build pipeline leads and highlights how conversations rather than content play a pivotal role in the conversion process. Conversions pivot around educating the prospects on their pain areas and then offering solutions to resolve the issues. The episode is also a gold mine for sales leaders looking for insights that are easy to adopt and implement.

The Four-Step Framework to Reimagine Sales Teams with Ben Stroup, President at Velocity Strategy Solutions

In this episode of the Revenue Insights Podcast, host Lee Bierton is joined by Ben Stroup, President at Velocity Strategy Solutions, an on-demand strategy and management consulting firm. Ben shares his insights on how Velocity uses people, processes, technology, and data to reimagine sales and revenue teams, and move the needle toward a modern-day revenue operation and management approach. Companies must move from monitoring lagging indicators like revenue to analyzing leading indicators like customer acquisition costs (CAC) and customer lifetime value (LTV). Ben also touches on the importance of aligning internal teams to a common goal.