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Ink-to-Paper Signatures Slowing Down Your Workflow? This Will Help.

Contracts don’t necessarily need the typical ink-to-paper form of signing anymore. This form of signing is definitely still used, but is being pushed aside by a faster, more efficient way of getting a contract signed and deals closed.

Topics: eSignature

Simple Methods to Get Your SaaS in Gear for Improved Customer Onboarding

SaaS onboarding is heavily embodied by the need for customers to understand the value a product will be bringing to their everyday workflow. This Forbes' customer onboarding piece by Sujan Patel says, "The best onboarding flows give users a taste of the value proposition first, then once the user sees the value, collect the critical user data necessary to grow a customer relationship." After all, that's the reason customers entrust a service provider to help ease a pain they have and to streamline some type of process for them.

These tips below are some of our favorite strategic methods for engaging customers from the very beginning of onboarding and into the entire customer lifecycle. 

Topics: Tips and Best Practices saas

Eat Your Heart Out: SaaS Products We're Craving

When you’re as hungry as we are here at PactSafe, (hungry to learn and hungry in a literal sense, i.e. our snack supply,) you find yourself staying up to speed with all the coolest SaaS discoveries. Food tech is no exception. If the PactSafe team can find the good food faster, we really pay attention.

Check out these SaaS products we’re craving!

Topics: Tech Industry saas

Spring Cleaning: Declutter Your Life With These Tech Tools

With the month of March upon us comes the opportunity to do a little spring cleaning, and start fresh. Luckily, there are hundreds of productivity apps and tools that can help you in your pursuit of a decluttered life. Here are some of our personal favorites.

Topics: Tips and Best Practices saas

Think Outside the Tech Box: Creativity and STEM Collide

A liberal arts college prides itself on producing a well-rounded student, someone who is curious and excited about learning outside of their comfort zone. As a product of liberal arts education, obviously I am partial to this approach to learning.

According to a number of tech companies, employees with liberal arts degrees are actually preferred. Fast Company noted that this is so because “the liberal arts train students to thrive in subjectivity and ambiguity, a necessary skill in the tech world where few things are black and white.”

Topics: Tech Industry

How can Human Resources utilize clickwrap agreements?

FinancialForce conducted a survey of HR professionals asking, “What are the major pain points you face today?” Out of the answers collected, the top two pain points were:

  • Completing manual processes and spreadsheets
  • Lack of systems integration

The solution to both of these pain points was technology adoption. New software with automation, recordkeeping and data analysis capabilities enables Human Resource Departments to streamline their workload and be much more organized.

Topics: Clickwraps

Are you up to Speed with 2017 SaaS Trends? Double Check!

As we enter the third month of 2017, new year trends are in full swing, and growing. How are you keeping up? Did you even make note of which trends are on the rise?

Topics: saas trends

How to Create a Signer-Friendly Contract Using the PactSafe Contract Editor

After PactSafe becomes a part of your team’s daily routine, like any product, users become accustomed to the features. After creating, editing and signing your first contract in PactSafe, It becomes natural to reimagine contracts with our editor, PDF contract upload, sending contracts, and more. Contracts are amazingly simplified as they fly into your signers’ inboxes for easy agreement acceptance. This is important for your in-house counsel to understand as we've shifted almost completely to online signing. 

As administers of these contracts, here are some steps to ensure that the contents of your contracts are as user-friendly as possible:

Topics: Tips and Best Practices Contract Management

4 Ways to use PactSafe that you Haven't Thought About

We know that PactSafe is the first and only cloud-based legal system of record out there on the market. PactSafe can file and organize any company’s paperwork electronically and allows companies to electronically send contracts to customers and businesses alike. Our product enables signers to use a clickwrap to e-sign contracts, making business flow a lot quicker and easier.

Here are some awesome PactSafe features that you may not have thought about and can start using today.

Topics: All About PactSafe

7 Important Lessons for your SaaS Business: SaaStr Annual Review 2017

On February 7th through the 9th, Brian Powers and I attended SaaStr Annual 2017 in San Francisco. We went to sessions, met with tons of SaaS companies, and took in some important lessons from some of the hottest SaaS companies around. I’ve summarized some of my findings based on my experiences here at PactSafe and how they align to what we’re doing. I hope you take something away from them, too!

Topics: saas