David Skok has noted that there is a problem with using this formula, as you may have several expensive people in the team that should scale to handle a larger number of customers as you grow. In this case, your CAC will be too high. David suggested making a very simple adjustment to the Sales & Marketing expenses to take only a portion of those salaries and expenses in the early days. This will provide a better indication of how CAC will look in the future when you are at scale.
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When determining Sales Capacity, “it’s worth noting that some percentage of new sales hires won’t meet expectations, so that should be taken into consideration when setting hiring goals. Typically we have seen failure rates around 25-30% for field sales reps, but this varies by company. The failure rate is lower for inside sales reps. can be counted as half of a productive rep”
If your Net Revenue Churn is high (above 2% per month) it is an indicator that there is something wrong in your business; which may have a dramatically negative effect on your company’s growth. Source: Mckinsey
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