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List: Run This Checklist Before Buying Any Saas Tool

  • All the necessary integrations that I currently need are available or in the roadmap to be released shortly.
  • Check out the reviews of various SaaS tools @ https://buildrealbusiness.com/
  • Get a list of more that 30 free or affordable SaaS tools for your business @ https://freesaas.crd.co/
  • Have they offered a lifetime deal anywhere else before. If so, why are they offering it again.
  • If I am using a similar tool already, this has more value in pricing and features.
  • If credit card information is needed for free trial, cancellation is easy within the trial period.
  • If it is a WordPress based tool, the pricing is applicable for how many website licenses is clearly mentioned.
  • If the company is in the early stages, there is a public roadmap and changelog documentation.
  • If there is a free plan, the limitations are properly listed.
  • Is it a very small team consisting only of few co-founders? If so, do they have any plans to expand the team.
  • Is the lifetime deal a custom one? If so, will there any special offers for early adopters for upgrading to general plans in the future.
  • “Is there a free trial to check out the software\\’s UI and features.”,
  • It will either save time or increase the revenue.
  • Join free Facebook group exclusive for SaaS users and founders @ https://www.facebook.com/groups/550498729147346/
  • Live chat or email support is available. In case of email support, response time is less that 24 hours.
  • More integrations are added frequently and the support team takes any specific requests for integration into consideration.
  • Pricing plans are clear and defined with all the features defined properly.
  • The company is in good financial health and have detailed plans to generate revenue in the future to stay in the market and compete.
  • The features included in the deal and the pricing is well explained with no ambiguity.
  • The highest level that can be reached in case of a critical issue. Can the Founder or anyone at the top level be reached out for direct help?
  • The support team is knowledgeable and willing to resolve the issues positively.
  • The tool is GDPR compliant. Is there a Data Processing Agreement (DPA) in place.
  • The user data is stored in secured servers and there are essential recovery measures in place to avoid any user data leakage.
  • The user interface and dashboard is easy to use with all the elements and icons clear to understand and navigate.
  • There are detailed how-to documentation and tutorials available covering all the major features.
  • There are no hidden costs and if the tool if the plan has any limits, the support team will notify in advance to prevent surprise costs bump.
  • There has been no instance or history of security breaches in the past by the software provider.
  • There is a clearly defined privacy policy and terms of use listed in the website.
  • This software solves an important problem and helps to grow my business.
  • Tutorial videos and support documentation are updated constantly in case of change in UI or updated features.
  • When new features are included in future, will it be available for everyone who purchased the lifetime deal.
  • Why is the company offering lifetime deal. If is it because they are a early stage SaaS startup, is it sure that this is the only instance they will be offering a lifetime deal.
  • Zapier integration is available with all the essential triggers.
Run This Checklist Before Buying Any Saas Tool
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