How to Sell SaaS Exclusively Through the Partner Channel With marketgoo’s Wences Garcia
Why decide not to sell directly to the end customer, but to use partners as the main sales channel?
In 2012, marketgoo started out developing do-it-yourself SEO tools for small and medium-sized businesses, and decided to quickly reach a larger potential customer base this way. A decade later, marketgoo successfully helps web presence providers of all sizes grow their businesses by providing DIY SEO tools for them to resell to their customers, and offers complementary solutions for partners as well.
In this episode, Wences Garcia, founder, head of Culture and GM at marketgoo, explains:
where the idea for their product came from,
what to focus on when selling through a distribution channel,
how they faced VC funded competitor as a bootstrapped company, and
how to be intentional about building your company’s culture.
Resources mentioned in this episode:
Book: Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World's Most Unusual Workplace
Entrepreneurial Operating System (used to build the marketgoo Operating System)
Twitter Thread: on the Integrator / Visionary roles
Lecture: Long, Slow, SaaS Ramp of Death | Gail Goodman, Constant Contact | BoS USA 2012
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