• CASE STUDY: ISAP

    This is an introduction to ISAPs a tool used at Vendo. It will be used to kick off the VPC as a valuable tool to be used to improve as leaders

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  • CASE STUDY: TESTING

    This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “How do you discover and share new truths about your business?” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Thursday, September 7th.

    Testing
  • CASE STUDY: DISCOVER AND SHARE TRUTHS

    This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “How do you discover and share new truths about your business?” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Wednesday, September 6th.

    Truth
isap

CASE STUDY: ISAP

This is an introduction to ISAPs a tool used at Vendo. It will be used to kick off the VPC as a valuable tool to be used to improve as leaders Read more

Testing

CASE STUDY: TESTING

This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “How do you discover and share new truths about your business?” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Thursday, September 7th. Read more

Truth

CASE STUDY: DISCOVER AND SHARE TRUTHS

This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “How do you discover and share new truths about your business?” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Wednesday, September 6th. Read more

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CASE STUDY: DASHBOARD

This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “What's on your dashboard?” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Thursday, September 7th. Read more

VPC

CASE STUDY: EVOLUTION

This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “AI and the evolution of analytics” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Wednesday, September 6th. Read more

Leader

CASE STUDY: LEADER

This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “How do you keep developing as a leader?” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Thursday, September 7th. Read more

Compete

CASE STUDY: COMPETITION

This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “How do you compete to win?” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Thursday, September 7th. Read more

Priorities

CASE STUDY: PRIORITIES

This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “How do you set priorities?” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Wednesday, September 6th. Read more

Compensation

CASE STUDY: COMPENSATION

This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “Compensation and Incentives” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Wednesday, September 6th. Read more

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The Digital Economy Act and You

The age verification requirements in the UK’s new Digital Economy Act present a unique problem for anyone with a global audience for their content. The details are still sketchy, leading to speculation being passed around the internet as if it adds anything useful to the conversation. Read more

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Paysite Meetup: Interview with Paul

Mitch recently interviewed Paul about the Paysite Meetup... Read more

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AI Pricing Results Updated Daily

Today Vendo is launching a live, daily update from our AI. It will share the day's AI pricing results across thousands of paysites. Read more

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Why We’re Launching Paysite Meetup

We're launching the new Paysite Meetup in Prague on May 4. Read more

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5 Reasons It’s Hard To Do New Things

Why do you have to be so stubborn and so tough to come up with something new? I’ve been asking that question about my own efforts to do new things over the last several years. Here are five reasons it's hard to do new things. Read more

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Vendo and WebClicks Introduce Two New Beers to the Industry at Event in Barcelona

Vendo and WebClicks have announced they are rolling out two new branding campaigns at the “Welcome to Barcelona” happy hour event on March 3. Read more

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Thank you for voting us Biller of the Year!

The Vendo team wants to thank everyone who voted us the 2017 Biller of the Year. Read more

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The High Cost of Education

It’s expensive to learn. But the costs of not knowing are even higher. Read more

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On “On Writing Well”

We’ve just started reading an old book together at Vendo. It’s called, “On Writing Well” by William Zinsser. Read more

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Why i-i-i-iterate?

Why i-i-i-iterate?

Because, like Louis C.K., we don’t get it right the first time. Read more

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Breaking It All Down: Machine Learning 101

We talk a lot about machine learning. Machine learning is a combination of data and artificial intelligence. We know that these are powerful tools to help companies sell better. But we also understand that the concept of machine learning is very hard to understand. Read more

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Treating Risk Like Cancer

Risk is like cancer. You want to cut it all out. You also want to leave all of the healthy cells untouched. It's not easy. Read more

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Old tools are for old rules

We need new risk tools for new risk rules. Read more

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VPC Capstone

A capstone sharing our experience with leadership and analytics for the VPC. Read more

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Webcams and the real thing

25 years after coffee prompted the invention of the webcam, we still need to have a coffee together to create real relationships. Read more

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CASE STUDY: COLLABORATION TOOLS

This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “Collaboration Tools” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Wednesday, September 14th. Read more

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What is marketing?

We do a lot of marketing. We thought we'd try to come up with a clear idea of what marketing means for us. Read more

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Pre-VPC Check In: Collaboration Tools

A year ago at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona I shared my view that when there is a problem in a company it always boils down to communication. Read more

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Case Study: Analytics Teams

This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “Analytical Teams” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Wednesday, September 14th. Read more

Why did we create our dynamic pricing demo?

Despite its gains and proven results, dynamic pricing is a complex topic. I can tell you by experience, it’s not an easy concept to get across to your prospects or customers. We realized that we were in need of a visual tool to make it easier for our clients to see the benefits of dynamic pricing.

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Case Study: Analytical Tools

This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “Analytical Tools” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Tuesday, September 13th. Read more

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Case Study: Meetings

This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “Meetings” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Tuesday, September 13th. Read more

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Case Study: Key Metrics

This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “Key Metrics” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Tuesday, September 13th. Read more

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VPC 2016

September 13th and 14th we are hosting our 3rd Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona. Read more

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Case Study: Testing 2016

This case study on testing will be used to guide discussions on September 14th at the VPC. Read more

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Case Study: Remote Working

A case study on remote working that will be presented September 14th at the VPC. Read more

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Case Study: Reorganizing My Teams

A case study on reorganizing that will be presented September 13 at the VPC. Read more

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5 Things We Learned Using Facebook Live

We’ve played around with a few Facebook Live feeds in recent weeks, Here are 5 things we learned using this new social media tool. Read more

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Zen and the Art of AI

  Zen Buddhism celebrates contradictions. It uses them to snap the mind out of its normal patterns. It's little riddles, or koans,… Read more

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The Importance of asking for Customer Feedback

I spent a big portion of this month interviewing several of our clients. I wanted to perform an audit of our services and technical platform. I also wanted to see how they feel about Vendo in general. Read more

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5 Tips for Attending Trade Shows

Attending tradeshows takes a lot of effort. You want to make the best use of your time and investment. Here are 5 tips to make your next tradeshow a success. Read more

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Internships: Why You Need One

Internships are valuable for students. Getting real world experience in a business helps interns understand the structure and workings of their chosen field. Vendo's intern Vanessa discusses her experiences and why she feels internships are important. Read more

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Vendo Beach Volleyball Tournament

In Barcelona last month we organized a Beach Volleyball tournament. Read more

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Quitting email

Ever thought of quitting email? You can. I'm doing it. Here’s my experience so far. Read more

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Humans and AI today

What kind of relationship do we want with artificial intelligence (AI) as it exists today?
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Myth Busting: Price Optimization = Dynamic Pricing

It's a myth that price optimization and dynamic pricing are the same thing. Read more

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The Art of Reporting

Recently we have been creating new reports. It’s more of an art than a science. Read more

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“That’s…so small”

I get it. Billing does seem really small. Read more

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Software Eats Billing (Part 2)

How does software eat billing? Read more

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Celebrating 100 posts!

Today we’re celebrating the first 100 posts on our blog. Read more

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Software Eats Billing (Part 1)

What do nerdy, science fiction reading kids do when they grow up? They try to build the world of their dreams. Read more

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“Good Sale” vs. “Good Deal”

A good deal is good for both parties. They both benefit. Read more

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The Purpose of a Business is to Create a Customer

We apply a Drucker quote to Vendo's dynamic pricing. Read more

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Meetings are killing my productivity Part 2

An update to my post from March 14 2016 about how much time I was spending in meetings and the effect that it was having on my productivity. Read more

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Myth Busting: “Everyone will play a game to get lower prices”

Let's play a little game...and bust this myth. Read more

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Myth Busting: “Adjusting prices will hurt my brand”

A myth...because fixed prices are a myth, too. Let's bust them! Read more

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Myth Busting: “Shop owners know the best price for their products”

The dinosaur billers have been spreading this one. Let's bust it. Read more

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Want to know the best price to give shoppers?

I don't. That may not sound very responsible. Read more

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Analytics: What the leaders are doing in 2016

The most attended educational panel at InterNEXT recently became a webinar. Read more

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Make Billing Great Again

We're going to be wearing this hat in Phoenix. Read more

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Vendo’s View: March Madness

How does a huge, month-long televised sports tournament affect your US revenue? Read more

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Meetings are killing my productivity

Last week I spent 24 hours in meetings. They're killing my productivity. Read more