Because of this, my very firm recommendation for anybody who is making their first attempt at building a SaaS is to reign in your initial build goals and focus on making a solid, compelling tool. Don't attempt to make a platform - the bigger and more complicated the project, the more likely it is to fail, and your first few projects will very likely fail, anyhow.
SaaS systems fail all the time. In fact, if a SaaS is run by an owner or company with no experience in SaaS, it is overwhelmingly likely that it will crash and burn. Often due to a single, simple problem.
A lot of people and companies who want to get involved in SaaS development are operating under a faulty premise: that SaaS is this sort of magical passive income source and that they can just build the product and start making money.
The potential to earn passive income by building a Software as a Service (SaaS) system is very alluring, but what will you have to put in up front to get there? Determining your cost to build a SaaS can be more complicated than you might think. We’ve built a number of SaaS systems and want to share with you how to estimate your spend on each part of the project, avoid costly mistakes and get the most for your money.
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Customers who are willing to put in their credit cards to sign up for a SaaS are invested in the system and have more reason to help it grow. At the beginning of a new system, these kinds of users are critical and getting the kinds of people who will do this it the difference between the system growing or failing.