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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Software as a Service

Choosing the Right SaaS Platform for Sales Rewards


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Do Loyalty Programs Help to Retain Customers?

SaaS, which stands for software as a service, is a type of technology distribution in which the software is actually hosted by the third party who makes it available for the customers on the internet.

It has removed the hurdle for organizations to install and run the applications on their own network or in their own space.

Instead of purchasing software, the customer simply subscribes and pays for the services on a monthly or annual basis.

Partnering with a SaaS platform provider for sales rewards is a great way to not only increase sales but give great offers while rewarding customers.

SaaS has become a common delivery model that has many business applications like DBMS, messaging software, CRM, ERP, CMS, etc. There are many platforms that not only tailor to your needs but also help you to get a reward management system created and deployed.

Five things to consider when choosing a SaaS platform for sales rewards

When thinking of choosing a Saas platform for your sales rewards, the following should be considered:

Why are you choosing a SaaS platform?

Whenever a business thinks about implementing a new strategy or new technology, there are a number of reasons behind it.

Likewise, there are many reasons to implement a SaaS for sales rewards. Perhaps your organization wants to improve the efficiency of the business-related processes. Whatever your reasons are, it’s important you understand them before choosing a partner.

Service Level Agreement

Before you sign anything, you want to ensure you understand your service level agreement (SLA). You should know things like whether or not services like a mobile B2B loyalty program can be added to the SaaS platform. Services should be clearly defined in the agreement.

Know exactly what you are paying for

Figuring out the costs of using a SaaS platform is often not as simple as understanding your costs for other more traditional software applications. Businesses often pay monthly or annually to a SaaS vendor, or sometimes they pay only for what they are using. You should know exactly how the billing process of the SaaS platform you are considering operates.

Your needs versus the software vendor's needs

SaaS vendors are located in different areas of the world, which can sometimes causes unexpected problems to arise. For example, it could be mentioned in the agreement that they will provide services only during regular working hours. If you are based in the UK and the vendors are in UAE, then there will be different time zone in both countries. The agreement must fulfill your needs, and not just the vendor’s needs. If the agreement is written vaguely or has some vague clauses, then make sure to clarify.

As you can see, selecting the right SaaS platform for sales rewards is no small task. Partnering with Online Rewards for your SaaS platform sales rewards program will ensure your business and your team get everything they need out of the program. We provide custom strategies that will suit your business needs, both today and tomorrow.


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