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Guide to B2B SaaS Pricing

Before pricing your B2B SaaS you need to understand two concepts: pricing models, and pricing strategies. A pricing model defines the way you charge your customers: monthly or annually, per user, or per feature, and whether you have pricing tiers or not. On the other hand, pricing strategy is the …

How to Generate and Validate Product Hypotheses

SaaS companies are constantly looking for new ways to innovate in a competitive market. But in this rush to compete, they risk basing product decisions on assumptions rather than facts – and missing the mark entirely. Taking a hypothesis-driven approach to development can help product teams mitigate that risk. And …

What to Do With Your Startup After an MVP

After launching an MVP, startups are often faced with a daunting question: ‘Now what?’ At Railsware, we’ve spent the past 15 years refining our approach to product development and growth. So in this article, we’ll share suggestions on what to do after you’ve launched your MVP. We’ll also explain how …

Railsware Guide Into Types of MVPs

So, you’ve done the groundwork and you’re ready to start building a minimum viable product. But with so many approaches to choose from, how do you decide on the best fit for your new business? If you’re unsure whether you should create a Piecemeal MVP or a simple landing page, …

POC, Prototype, MVP – How to Start Small

Proof of concept (PoC), prototype, minimum viable product (MVP) — what’s the difference? You’ll see these agile development concepts lumped in together on the web, but let’s get one thing straight: PoC, prototype, and MVP are not interchangeable. In fact, each one has its own part to play in the …

No-Code MVP Explained

From Uber to Airbnb, most of today’s major applications had very few features or advanced functionalities when they were first released. Why? Well, these companies understood the importance of gathering feedback from real users and iterating accordingly on their design. It pays to start small and ship early, which in …

Idea Generation for New Product Development

Considered ground zero in the product development process, idea generation (or ideation) involves gathering information and creative insights in order to come up with ideas for a new product. By getting it right, you lay a solid foundation for your new product concept and set it on the path to …