How AhaSlides initiated their first enterprise department with Papertoaster



United States, Singapore, Vietnam, Australia

Project Budget

USD100,000 – 200,000


Software, B2b, Enterprise Sales

Project Timeline

11 months

Problem Statement

AhaSlides, renowned for its interactive presentation software, serves a diverse user base spanning globally. The platform has ingeniously adopted a self-serve model, allowing users to register and process payments autonomously, showcasing the intuitive nature of its interface. This model underscores AhaSlides’ commitment to providing a seamless user experience, fostering a sense of independence and self-reliance among its users.

However, this emphasis on self-service has unveiled a critical gap in user engagement and trust. While the dedicated customer support team is always at the ready to assist with any inquiries and challenges, there remains a palpable need for enhanced trust structures on the website. The existing framework does not adequately communicate the platform’s value and dependability, leading to a disconnect between users’ perceptions and the actual reliability and robustness of AhaSlides.

This misalignment poses significant challenges, impacting user confidence and potentially affecting conversion rates and user retention. The lack of clear, visible trust signals and value propositions on the website may lead to hesitancy among potential users, affecting their decision to engage with the platform. It is crucial for users, especially those unfamiliar with the brand, to immediately perceive the platform as trustworthy and valuable, ensuring their continued engagement and investment in the services offered.

In essence, the crux of the issue lies in the need to establish and communicate a strong sense of trust, reliability, and value right from the user’s first interaction with the platform. Addressing this issue is not merely about enhancing website elements; it is about strategically bridging the existing communication gap, realigning user perceptions with the core values and dependability of AhaSlides, and fortifying the platform’s position as a reliable interactive presentation software provider.

Papertoaster Agency, or Papertoaster, understood the gravity of this situation and took the initiative to rectify this disconnect. Our aim was to revamp and reinforce the trust structures, ensuring that every interaction on the website resonates with the platform’s dependability and value, thereby fostering a stronger, more meaningful connection with the users and elevating their overall experience.

Rebuilding Trust Signals

In our mission to fortify the trust structures of AhaSlides, Papertoaster employed a multifaceted approach aimed at enhancing user perception and engagement. Our interventions were meticulously designed to resonate with the platform’s value propositions, ensuring every user interaction emanated reliability and worth.

1. Enhanced Value Communication through Landing Pages:
We augmented the website with meticulously crafted landing pages, each serving as a beacon of the unparalleled value AhaSlides brings to its users. These pages, including ‘About the Team’, ‘AhaSlides Against Competitors’, and specialized resource pages for teachers, HR managers, and remote workers, were strategically developed to over-communicate the intrinsic value of AhaSlides. These enhancements were pivotal in providing comprehensive insights, allowing users to delve deeper into the platform’s offerings and understand its distinctive advantages.

2. Humanizing Enterprise Customer Acquisition:
Recognizing the need for a more personalized user experience, we revolutionized the way enterprise customers connect with AhaSlides. We introduced more human elements, such as video calls and demo sessions, enabling prospective users to experience the platform’s capabilities firsthand. This shift from text-based interactions to more immersive and personalized encounters marked a significant transformation in user engagement. The result was a substantial surge in enterprise sales, witnessing almost a 3x increase on a month-to-month basis, underscoring the impact of our human-centric approach.

3. Enhancing Online Presence through Webinars and Social Media Engagement:
To bolster AhaSlides’ online presence and credibility, we initiated a series of webinar activities, which subsequently led to increased social media interactions. These engagements served as platforms for users to interact, learn, and explore the myriad functionalities of AhaSlides, fostering a sense of community and mutual growth. The heightened visibility and interaction on social media platforms were instrumental in elevating the product’s trustworthiness and coverage. Consequently, AhaSlides experienced an uptick in sign-ups, reflecting a growing trust and interest in the platform’s capabilities.

Through these targeted interventions, Papertoaster has been at the forefront in reshaping and elevating the user experience and trust in AhaSlides. Our relentless pursuit of excellence and commitment to user-centric innovation have been instrumental in bridging the trust gap, enabling AhaSlides to solidify its stance as a dependable and value-driven interactive presentation software provider.

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