There are now many SaaS (Software as a Service) products out there that on face value seem really cost effective, but are they? What might start at a seemingly affordable $49 per month can grow to a much higher amount. How would you compare this monthly cost to a one-off, up-front cost of $20,000? Many businesses are taking the $49 per month option because it sounds affordable, but is this the best business decision and how would you compare the two options?
Here are some things you may consider when comparing the true cost of a SaaS system to other options: