Software as a Service (SaaS) is becoming popular in diverse industrial and business sectors. From real estate to healthcare, it has huge applications that have benefits for consumers as well as producers. And then there are some SaaS tools that have really hit the IT market big. This article talks about 15 such companies and their products and are highly inspirational for entrepreneurs planning to take a plunge in SaaS.
HubSpot is a CRM and marketing software with 5 different hubs for marketing, sales, CMS, operations and service. It has around 135,000 customers from more than 100 counties. Businesses worldwide use HibSpot to decrease friction between their sales and marketing efforts, to channelize leads, monitor funnels and measure the performance and progress of the overall marketing efforts.
HubSpot has a free library of resources for marketers, as well as beginners who want to hit big in the internet marketing and customer relationship management. These resources include free courses, worksheets, logo and blog title generators, sales template, chatbot and page builders.
2. Google Workspace
Google Suite, now commonly known as Google Workspace is a set of productivity and task management tools for professionals and corporate employees. It has tools like Meet, Docs, Forms, Gmail and Calendar which, according them are used by 96% of Billion-dollar Forbes-level startups.
DrFirst is a healthcare SaaS platform made to empower hospitals, telemedicine institutions, medical professionals and healthcare mobile app developers, so they can perform their medical provision duties with right data, more flexibility and higher efficiency.
It has facilities that help build powerful healthcare solutions for purposes like patient management, electronic health records and databases, artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms for biomedical analysis and planning and healthcare team coordination and communication.
Trello is a task management program available on cross platforms including desktop, web browsers, Android and iOS devices. Currently, it has 4.6 million registered monthly users that organize their routinely professional projects and domestic tasks with it. Its major features include task creation tickets, performance management, voting on ideas, integration with other third-party tools like Slack and analytics. With hundreds of free templates for design to project management, Trello’s premium packages are a hit amongst corporate users.
Slack is a communication tool for professionals – small businesses to enterprise-grade organizations use it for corporate messaging and group discussions. It currently has 10 million users. With the aim to transform how organizations and their employees communicate, Slack claims that it’s even more secure than the email.
Shopify is an ecommerce integration platform for websites. In simple terms, it is a website building and page creation solution for online stores. This SaaS company has an impressive startup story. It was an online store that sold snowboards, but they needed customizations that no store builder offered at that time. so, you can say that Shopify itself was the first ecommerce store hosted and built by the company.
7. Adobe Creative Cloud
Adobe creative cloud is a visual editing, creation and manipulation SaaS package for graphic design professionals. It has made basic to complex design and animation tasks simpler for designers. To empower people working with visuals, Adobe Creative Cloud has more than 8 programs that help with everything from logo creation to video editing.
The package has a mix of free programs Adobe Spark and premium software like Photoshop. It has a huge community of designers, and video artists that contribute to the design portfolio. Plus, it keeps hosting design and visual creation events to inspire content creators and help them showcase their work on a reputable platform.
Canva is an online design tool for content creators who have little to zero expertise in core design tools. It is a free tool with thousands of design elements and templates. It also has premium design packages with branding kits and options to take teams onboard for designing. Canva earns its major revenue from its pro package.
9. Amazon Web Services
Amazon Web Services(custom web development service provider) is a cloud computing platform with datacenters and servers in more than 120 countries in the world. It empowers developers and technical professionals via its cloud hosting, analytics and algorithms, machine learning capabilities, Internet of Things embedded systems and huge content delivery networks.
Quite similar to HubSpot, Salesforce is also a marketing and CRM software for every type and size of business. It also helps bring different operational departments on one page, like marketing, finance, sales and supply chain.
Zoom is a video communication technology with tools for video-conferencing, international Voice Over Internet Protocols and remote team collaboration. Most of Zoom’s target audience is corporate users, and it hit big when more and more business users went to work from home because of the pandemic.
From then on, Zoom has almost 300 million daily meeting participants. Like Google Meet, Zoom also has a basic free version that lets users host a 40 min video meeting with options to host 100 participants.
Founded in 2000, JetBrains is a SaaS company that has produced a set of development tools for programmers worldwide. These tools support all stages of the process including testing, QA and project management, and are for everyone, from app developers in Dallas to automation engineers. These tools are currently used by remote development teams and well as companies hiring on staff augmentation arrangements.
It is a SaaS to empower recruiters and talent acquisition professionals and acts as a matchmaking platform for job seekers and headhunters. Its features include job posting, features vacancy ads, and candidate record management.
Ahrefs is a subscription-based SaaS tool for search engine marketing. It gives insights about organic keywords, monthly organic traffic, backlink profile and a website’s top pages. It has exceptional and easy to navigate competitor analysis tools like Site Explorer and Content gap. With that, SEO professionals can add specific keywords to add to tracking list to manage the performance of their organic promotion campaigns.
Xero is a SaaS-based accounting and book keeping program for professionals, financial managers, and small businesses. The platform also matches businesses with other finance, accounting and taxation professionals like advisors, virtual CFOs, bank connections and payroll executives in real-time.
Most of these SaaS businesses were then startups and are now million-dollar companies earning huge revenues every quarter. These give new technopreneurs major development goals and are evident of the fact that if your product is launched in time for the right target audience, there is no stopping you from outperforming your competition.