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The podcast for all things B2B SaaS marketing, brought to you by growth marketing agency, Advance B2B.

The Growth Hub Podcast is for SaaS marketers, CEOs and founders who want to level up their knowledge, skills, and wisdom on how to build a high-growth SaaS business.

With a mix of strategic frameworks, actionable insights, and inspiring tales, we catch up with some of the top minds in SaaS from across the world to gain their insight and advice on all things growth. Hosted by Seija Lappalainen and Reeta Westman.

The Growth Hub Podcast Advance B2B

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The podcast for all things B2B SaaS marketing, brought to you by growth marketing agency, Advance B2B.

The Growth Hub Podcast is for SaaS marketers, CEOs and founders who want to level up their knowledge, skills, and wisdom on how to build a high-growth SaaS business.

With a mix of strategic frameworks, actionable insights, and inspiring tales, we catch up with some of the top minds in SaaS from across the world to gain their insight and advice on all things growth. Hosted by Seija Lappalainen and Reeta Westman.

    Sophie Hedestad - CMO at Netigate - Working Agile: Why and Where to Start

    Sophie Hedestad - CMO at Netigate - Working Agile: Why and Where to Start

    Do you know what rhymes with Marketing?

    P-L-A-N-N-I-N-G.

    We recently welcomed Sophie Hedestad (CMO at Netigate) in episode 94 of the SaaS Growth Hub Podcast to discuss how marketers can move growth needles by working agile and being more strict with planning things ahead.

    Sophie, Reeta and Seija cover:
    > What it means to work agile
    > How can marketing benefit from it
    > The prerequisites for working agile
    > The benefits of using OKRs in marketing?
    > How deep should one go when setting OKRs
    > Ill-planned OKRs (and how to avoid them)

    Happy listening!

    • 49 min
    Andrew Davies - CMO at Paddle - Scaling SaaS: How to remove barriers to growth?

    Andrew Davies - CMO at Paddle - Scaling SaaS: How to remove barriers to growth?

    When things get hectic - and they are pretty wild right now -, looking at facts and data might be the best thing to do.

    Paddle recently published an insightful report: The State of SaaS Growth: Uncovering the growth levers that see SaaS businesses achieve long-term success. So, we invited Andrew Davies, CMO at Paddle, to share some of the key learnings of the said report.

    Episode 93 of the SaaS Growth Hub Podcast covers:

    > The main growth barriers for SaaS businesses
    > The main growth levers for SaaS businesses
    > How marketing can support growth in the wake of an economic recession
    > How to find your product-market fit
    > How to experiment with pricing
    > The impact of self-serve on growth

    Happy Listening!



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    Visit Paddle: https://www.paddle.com/
    Find the report: https://www.paddle.com/offers/outliers-state-of-saas-growth

    • 50 min
    Halloween Special - Marketing Horror Stories

    Halloween Special - Marketing Horror Stories

    We love Halloween here at the SaaS Growth Hub Podcast.

    So, we decided to bring you a special episode on Marketing Horror Stories!

    Every marketer out there has either been involved in projects that have gone terribly wrong or they have had to do something they are now ashamed to admit.

    In this special episode, Seija and Reeta share a couple of marketing horror stories to make you shiver...!

    On the menu:
    - The spooky tale of a product launch relying on imaginary dollars.
    - The Curious Case of the Missing Roadmap.
    - The Legend of the cursed Email List
    - The Monster Marketer.
    - The tale of the monstrous motion machine called MQL.

    Happy Halloween everyone! 🎃

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    Visit Advance B2B >> www.advanceb2b.com
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    • 15 min
    Mia Mäkipää - Data & Analytics Strategist, AB2B - Get More from your Analytics Setup with GA4

    Mia Mäkipää - Data & Analytics Strategist, AB2B - Get More from your Analytics Setup with GA4

    Mia Mäkipää is Data & Analytics Strategist here at Advance B2B. We invited her on the SaaS Growth Hub Podcast to discuss how the latest developments in the data and analytics world are impacting marketing and how to make the best out of it.



    In short, the episode covers:

    - What a Data & Analytics Strategist (really) does?
    - How our use of cookies is evolving.
    - How Google Analytics 4 (GA4) is a good change.
    - The great alternatives to GA4
    - How to solve common data challenges most organizations face.
    - How to grow one’s data literacy skills.

    Happy listening!



    Visit Advance B2B >> www.advanceb2b.com
    Follow The Growth Hub on Twitter >> twitter.com/SaaSGrowthHub
    Follow Reeta on Twitter >> twitter.com/rhtoivanen

    • 54 min
    Ryan Law - VP of Content at Animalz - GPT3 and how it's a revolution for content marketing

    Ryan Law - VP of Content at Animalz - GPT3 and how it's a revolution for content marketing

    Ryan Law is VP of Content at Animalz, a content marketing agency for SaaS companies. We discussed AI and game-changing technologies for Content Marketing in episode 91 of the Growth Hub Podcast.



    Ryan and his team have been playing with GPT-3 (short for Generative Pre-trained Transformer), an artificial intelligence that can generate human-like text and, in this episode, he shares their learnings, failures and expectations for AI in Content Marketing.

    We cover:
    > What GPT-3 is
    > What it’s great at - and its limits
    > The results of Ryan’s experiments with GPT-3
    > Can GPT-3 replace human writers?
    > AI and ethics: how to use it for good?
    > How AI is expected to impact the world of marketing in the coming years

    Happy listening! ❤️



    Visit Advance B2B >> https://www.advanceb2b.com
    Follow The Growth Hub on Twitter >> https://www.twitter.com/SaaSGrowthHub
    Follow Reeta on Twitter >> https://www.twitter.com/rhtoivanen
    Visit Animalz >> https://www.animalz.co/
    Follow Ryan on Twitter >> https://www.twitter.com/thinking_slow

    • 48 min
    Harini Gokul - Head of Customer Success @AWS - Use Credibility, Talent and Customers to Build Growth

    Harini Gokul - Head of Customer Success @AWS - Use Credibility, Talent and Customers to Build Growth

    "Does your workforce represent your customers? Does your board represent your customers? Does your leadership represent your customers?"
    — Harini Gokul

    In the latest episode of the Growth Hub Podcast, we had the privilege to chat with Harini Gokul, Head of Customer Success at Amazon Web Services.

    With over 20 years of global business experience in companies like IBM, Microsoft and AWS, Harini is laser-focused on customer success.

    Now, Harini is also exploring key topics such as diversity and inclusion and how to build the foundations for sustainable growth (and she suggests a couple of great reads on those topics during the episode).

    To make a long story short, the key to growth is a mix of honesty, transparency and a customer-centric approach.

    Here’s what we covered during this great episode: 
    >> How to acquire the right talent.
    >> The importance of diversity and inclusion.
    >> How to build and maintain brand credibility.
    >> How to increase collaboration with customers to grow.

    Happy listening! ❤️



    Claim your free SaaS marketing assessment from Advance B2B >> www.advanceb2b.com/tgh


    Visit Advance B2B >> www.advanceb2b.com
    Follow The Growth Hub on Twitter >> twitter.com/SaaSGrowthHub
    Follow Reeta on Twitter >> twitter.com/rhtoivanen

    Visit AWS >> https://aws.amazon.com/


    Book recommendation:
    Speed & Scale: A Global Action Plan for Solving Our Climate Crisis Now, by John E. Doerr >> https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/58796563-speed-scale

    • 40 min

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Edward is amazing at interviewing key guests in the B2B marketing space and teasing out the valuable knowledge they have to share. I especially enjoyed the interview with Steffen Hedebrandt, full of great insights! Thanks Edward!

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