Turning your fanbase into a raving community

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At CloudApp we just announced a new community page where we can highlight use cases from our customer base. Creating a community can be key to longevity of a product and loyalty.

In today’s cast we go through what went into creating www.getcloudapp.com/community and how we hope to harness our 3 million + user base.

5 keys to Creating a Demand Gen Report

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Recorded during a LinkedIn Live

During this podcast I take you behind the scenes of the State of Collaboration Report from CloudApp. Over the last 10 years, I have created over 200 demand gen reports and have found some common elements that can lead to a successful one. Take a listen and start doing some research! Its a fun way to both enable your business and create solid leads.

Reviewing stats around the Future of Work from the State of Collaboration report from CloudApp

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This episode was recorded from a LinkedIn Live broadcast.

Remote work and a global, digital economy has made collaboration increasingly important. People in the modern workplace have an increasing need for ways to connect in productive and visual ways.

In this episode we review the State of Collaboration results of a survey of 1000 U.S. based office workers.

Some key insights

  • Majority of Gen Z works remotely each week
  • 1 in 4 office workers work from home at least half the time.
  • Gen Z office workers love Slack – Gen Xers all in on video
  • More than 1 More than 60% of Gen Z and Millennials said they would collaborate more if done visually (images, video, video calls)
  • in 2 office workers say they would collaborate more if done visually (videos, images, video calls)
  • 94% of office workers list team collaboration as a top priority.

To see the full report: /blog/7-trends-shaping-remote-and-collaborative-work

The ultimate remote work guidebook to improve your employees experience

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Remote work is on the rise. A recent survey from CloudApp shows that the majority of Millennial and Gen Z office workers work from home each week and that they prefer to communicate visually.

In this episode we review this post I did for And.co and talk about how to find success in working remotely and leading a remote team.

Productivity apps – how they can improve your PERSONAL experience at work

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Several years ago I was forced to search for ways to squeeze every last bit of productivity out of my day. Using various apps and techniques I have learned how to own my calendar and my time to do tasks that I know will be most effective. In this episode you will learn what is in my productivity app stack, what I use each tool for, and some techniques on making the meetings you do go to effective.

Creating experiences with sales and customer success with Cody Gilland VP of Sales @CloudApp

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Our world is a place where we expect to hear back from someone when we fill out a form, send a tweet, or sign up for a product. When a business doesn’t put this effort on the table, it loses instant value and kills a chance at a loyal customer. In Episode 2, I talk with Cody Gilland, former Director of Sales at Lucid Software and current VP of Sales/Customer Success at CloudApp. Cody takes us through running a successful landscaping business at 14, how a phone booth manufacturer won over his heart, and what his key points and outcomes are for creating a good customer experience.

CloudApp is a startup based in the Greater Salt Lake City Area that focuses on powering the modern and remote workplace by bringing screen recording, screenshots, and GIF creation to the cloud, in an easy-to-use enterprise-level app. Capturing and sharing to accelerate your workflow is face-to-face, eliminating the meeting or long email.

Cody Gilland is the Vice President of Sales and Customer Success at CloudApp. He carries a background in scaling profitable customer experience led freemium businesses. Prior to CloudApp, Cody was the Director of Sales at Lucid Software where he oversaw sales that have nearly doubled in size every year. He also worked on the Corporate Finance Team at Time Warner, Inc.

The psychology of experiences and creating habits with guest Nir Eyal

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There is a psychology behind how a business can create an experience or a product that matters to a person. In this episode, Joe Martin, VP of Marketing at CloudApp, talks with New York Times best selling author of Hooked and Indistractable Nir Eyal. Nir wrote the playbook for how to create a winning product that matters with Hooked and in his new book Indistractable he goes into the psychology of controlling your own distractions. Nir talks about how employees and executives need to master their own way of traction and not distraction in any given work day. He hammers down the building blocks of every successful product and how each of these “hooks” is a step towards a successful company and customer satisfaction.

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Nir Eyal is the bestselling author of “Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products” and “Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life.” Prior to his days as an author, he Co-founded and was the CEO at two startups: AdNectar and Sunshine Business Development. He also spends his time as a part-time Lecturer in Marketing at the Stanford GSB.