Category: User Onboarding

User Onboarding
How to Onboard New Users - The Aaron Krall Way
December 17, 2019

A lot of subscription-based businesses are struggling with their trial-to-paid conversions, user activation, and user adoption. Let’s say that you get around 200 trial users every month - but you manage to convert only 20 of them. That’s a 10% trial-to-paid conversion rate. If your average monthly subscription is around $25, that would mean that each month you will add around $500 in your monthly revenue. On the other hand, keep in mind that...

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User Onboarding
Contextual Onboarding: What is it, and Why Should I Care?
October 10, 2019

We talk a lot about contextual onboarding here at Userpilot, but we realized that a lot of you might not quite understand what it is. This article is going to tell everything you need to know about contextual onboarding: What is it? Why do you need it? How do you add it into your product? We’ll also share some of the best contextual onboarding examples along the way. What is contextual onboarding? If we had to describe contextual...

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User Onboarding
5 Inspiring Interactive Walkthroughs To Reduce Time to Value
October 2, 2019

Successfully onboarding your users is a fine art. As we’re about to see from these 5 examples of interactive walkthroughs, engaging your users from the start is essential. In this article, we’re going to take a deep dive into 5 products that get their onboarding right. Each of these products uses interactive walkthroughs to guide their users all the way to product activation. You’ll be able to take some of the techniques used in these...

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User Onboarding
User Onboarding Best Practices for 2020 and Beyond
August 12, 2019

I’m going to start this article with a strong statement: User onboarding is the difference between a successful SaaS company and a failing one. Yeah I know. Shocking, right? But bear with me. This year has seen some huge growth when it comes to user onboarding. SaaS companies are finally waking up to the idea that successfully onboarding their users is critical to success. Good onboarding doesn’t just introduce your users to your...

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Product \ User Onboarding
The Aha! Moment Guide for Product Onboarding
July 25, 2019

Are your users struggling to find value in your product? Is your activation rate lower than you need it to be? Maybe your users are simply abandoning your product? If any of those are true, then it sounds like you need to find your product's Aha! moment. In this mini-guide, I’m going to explain everything you need to know about the Aha! moment. You’ve probably heard it mentioned before, you might even know what it is. What you might not...

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User Onboarding
How to Maintain User Momentum & Motivation During Onboarding
July 11, 2019

Have you ever considered that product adoption is a lot like physics? Let me explain. We’ve all heard that “object in motion stays in motion,” and it’s an assumption we unknowingly apply to onboarding. We think that the inertia that got a user started on a free trial or new account will keep them going, but unfortunately, it isn’t that simple. You see, every new user can experience roadblocks during onboarding that slow them down....

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User Onboarding
6 Tips To Create The Perfect User Onboarding Checklist
June 25, 2019

When it comes to improving product adoption, one of the most effective tools at your disposal is the user onboarding checklist. A great checklist guides your users through various tasks. It helps them identify key features of your product, and it means they start getting value from it right away. Building a checklist is easy. Tools like Userpilot can help you implement one into your product in no time at all. Building a checklist that...

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Customer Success \ Growth \ User Onboarding
Customer Onboarding Tools That Take Your Product To The Next Level
June 19, 2019

Customer onboarding is an integral part of any SaaS business, and so we thought we'd share some of the best customer onboarding tools to help you out. First, let's consider the differences between customer onboarding and user onboarding... Customer Onboarding Vs. User Onboarding When people think of onboarding, they often think of the user onboarding side of things. They think of product walkthroughs, tooltips, checklists. This means they often...

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User Onboarding
5 Unique Ways to Improve User Activation [Tips & Examples]
March 27, 2019

User activation is one of the most important KPIs for SaaS businesses which determines their success and revenue in the long run. If you’re struggling with converting trial users to paid ones - this is the article for you. We will see 5 different and unique ways to improve user activation, together with actionable, and successful examples of well-performed companies and industry expert's strategies. Are you ready for the best strategies to...

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User Onboarding
30 Free & Paid User Onboarding Tools to Crush Growth and Revenue Goals
March 14, 2019

You have five minutes only. Five minutes for users to say "oh, I get it" about your software. According to TechCrunch, if your users don't get your software, 77% of them won't come back. There are plenty of ways how can you gain your customers' attention and create the "aha moment" in five minutes. Of course, nothing can be done without a few user onboarding tools to hold yourself back. We are proudly introducing you to 30 free and paid user...

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