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SteadyBudget's Seed Funding Pitch Deck

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This is the pitch deck we used in the spring of 2015 to pursue seed funding for our pay-per-click optimization platform SteadyBudget.com.

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SteadyBudget's Seed Funding Pitch Deck

  1. 1. jon@steadybudget.com steadybudget Changing the way pay-per-click analysts optimize monthly budgets.
  2. 2. What is ‘PPC’ advertising? PPC = Pay Per Click PPC ads in their most traditional form appear on the results page of a search engine like Google.
  3. 3. Revenue (in billions) Adwords Launched PPC also core revenue strategy for: Digital is on track to replace TV as the largest advertising medium by 2018.
  4. 4. The Growing Complexity of Online Advertising Google stalks you to provide better ads. Improved tracking leads to more options for advertisers. More than ever ad dollars are spread over many platforms increasing complexity.
  5. 5. Who creates the ads?
  6. 6. Our Customers: Digital Marketing Agencies Agencies can be in charge of spending millions of dollars a month on clients’ behalf. Agency $
  7. 7. Analysts solve budget optimization problems today with... Tedious Manual Workflows in Excel or… Expensive Software Free $10,000+/mo
  8. 8. Agencies Seek Software Solutions Lots of PPC Clients = Lots of Challenges Source: 2014 State of Search Report, Hanapin Marketing 56% of PPC digital marketers will put more focus on automation software in 2015.
  9. 9. Key Team Members PPC analyst for 7 years, leads product vision, sales and customer service. Full stack developer with experience building large scale marketing platforms using Google and Bing data. Expert in html, php, jquery, mySQL, javascript and more. Designer and user experience expert. Focused on marketing, sales and financials.
  10. 10. Automatically syncs Google Adwords and BingAds data. Saves analysts time. Generates email alerts and projections. Tools for analysts to ensure spend is on track and optimized. Easily view current data on all client accounts in one place. Increases productivity and provides peace of mind for analysts. Collaborative management works great for large agencies. Boosts efficiency and helps agencies scale.
  11. 11. Analysts can easily scan hundreds of budgets.
  12. 12. Provides analysts email alerts and projections.
  13. 13. Analysts can act on data and push edits to platforms.
  14. 14. Client Traction ● 35+ PPC agencies actively using the app ● $4,400,000+ in monthly ad spend under management ● 15,000+ campaigns tracking ● 1,500+ budgets created ● Customers committed to “Premium” version - May 2015
  15. 15. Milestones $ .8 mil $ .4 mil Monthly Ad Spend Under Mgmt Days Since Launch Oct 1, 2014 Public free app is launched. Dec $1,000,000+ monthly ad spend under mgmt Jan 25+ PPC agencies actively using app Apr $ .4 mil Our Most Important Metric
  16. 16. Business Model Launching ‘Premium’ Version May 2015 $ Tiered SaaS pricing Tied to Monthly Managed Ad Spend Multiple agencies signed to become premium customers ($1,500+ MRR). Launching May 2015
  17. 17. Pricing Details
  18. 18. Reactions on Twitter and blogs...
  19. 19. “ is the best tool that I have at my disposal for a view of how budgets in my account are spending. I no longer need to use spreadsheets for spend tracking and forecasting.” Tony Griego, PPC analyst
  20. 20. Guiding Principles Make an app people want. (product) Create awareness about the app. (sales/marketing)
  21. 21. Management Platforms Competitive Landscape Manual Workflows Google Spreadsheets Budget Performance Management Optimization Tools
  22. 22. Date Q1 2015 Q1 2015 Q3 2020 Customers ~550 ~825 5,000+ Annual Revenue per Customer ~$150K ~$105K ~$20K Valuation (in millions) ~$300-$500 ~$250-$350 ? Path to $100 Million in Annual Revenue AnnualRevenuePerAccount (in$peryear) # of Customers
  23. 23. jon@steadybudget.com steadybudget Pay-Per-Click Advertising Budget Performance Management

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