Twitter Releases Card Analytics: Here's How to Use 'Em
JANUARY 24, 2014
Yesterday, Twitter unveiled a brand new analytics dashboard for Twitter Cards -- you know, those rich media attachments you see at the bottom of tweets like these: Blogging Myth #7: "You can''t write a blog post in an hour." — HubSpot (@HubSpot) January 24, 2014. For HubSpot customers, you can take this information to the next level with Social Inbox. More clicks?
Social Media Features in Marketing Automation Systems: Who Does What?
Customer Experience Matrix
DECEMBER 8, 2011
Social media is arguably overhyped as a marketing trend: it gets well under 10% of marketing budgets (different surveys have figures from 3% to 8%) and results are questionable (it was rated the least effective content marketing tactic in a recent MarketingProfs study ). demand generation software vendor comparison social media marketing marketing automation systems
The Anatomy of a Shareable, Linkable & Popular Post: A Study of Our Marketing Blog
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
So when I recently joined HubSpot, I decided to use my love of data to help us understand what our "winning formula" is for content that is heavily shared on social media, earns lots of links, and brings in tons of organic traffic. So, here's what was done: We extracted each of the URLs of every blog post that we've ever published on the HubSpot Marketing Blog (a total of 6,192 blog posts).
A Simple Guide to Choosing the Right Chart for Your Data
MAY 10, 2015
This post originally appeared on HubSpot's Agency Post. Yet, it is easy to understand, and it clearly highlights interesting trends. To create a comparison chart, use these types of graphs: Column. Bar. 4) Are you interested in analyzing trends in your data set? line chart reveal trends or progress over time and can be used to show many different categories of data.
4 Trends Impacting Ecommerce Marketing in 2011
FEBRUARY 11, 2011
In the couponing world of social commerce, shopping cart software, and digital couponing services, the big winners will be those who can offer scale for merchants and deep analytics tracking for deals sold. Mobile commerce solves a real pain for consumers by providing easy access to price comparison and multiple store shopping options. Connect with HubSpot We hope you enjoy! 1.
Data Storytelling 101: Helpful Tools for Gathering Ideas, Designing Content & More
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
What better content to offer a consideration-stage buyer than a comparison chart between your services and your competition’s? HubSpot's Blog Topic Generator : Have an idea of what your audience might be interested in, but don't know how to frame it? Tools for Collecting Your Own Data: Google Analytics : Web analytics and reporting. But it's also a challenging time.
Openprise Gives Marketers Easy(ish) Tool to Manage Their Data
Customer Experience Matrix
OCTOBER 29, 2015
When I first described Customer Data Platforms two and half years ago, all the vendors offered an application such as predictive analytics or campaign management in addition to the "pure" CDP function of building the customer database. Integrations with Oracle Eloqua , HubSpot and Salesforce Pardot are planned by end of this year. Openprise falls roughly into this second category.
29 Guides to Beautiful and Effective Website Design
MAY 20, 2014
The English is a bit rough, but the examples of noteworthy and distinctive navigation approaches from sites like Ralph Van Rentergem , Yodabaz , and Form Follows Function (right) are well worth exploring for inspiration. 6 ‘About Us’ Pages That Are Probably Better Than Yours by HubSpot. cool web design trends to watch by iMedia Connection. Website Design Guides. ”).
How to Nail Down the Perfect Website Navigation
AUGUST 14, 2013
Look for trends in how your participants group the pages on your site, and ask them how they would name each category. shot from a card-sorting exercise here at HubSpot Headquarters. If your marketing analytics software provides it, a conversion assists report is perfect for deciding what should go into your main navigation. What should be included in it? Card Sorting Practice.
How to Analyze the Strength of Your Marketing Offers
JULY 13, 2012
The initial data you need to look at the top half of your funnel is super easy to find if you have marketing software like HubSpot. With the Landing Page Analytics tool in HubSpot, for example, you can search for a specific landing page where you featured your offer, and identify the number of views it received, leads it generated, and its resulting conversion rate.
Tweet late, email early, and don’t forget about Saturday: Using data to develop a social media strategy » Nieman Journalism Lab
MARCH 30, 2011
Zarrella works for HubSpot , mining data on hundreds of millions of tweets, blog posts, and email newsletters to help marketers find trends. On Facebook, Zarrella says, the effect is even more pronounced: Facebook participation on weekdays is infinitesimal in comparison. (He thinks it might be because so many companies block Facebook at the workplace.) and on Saturdays.
Competitive Marketing Analysis: 14 Ways to Monitor and Beat Your Competitors
JULY 22, 2013
Without well-defined points of comparison, and continual analysis, you’ll never know whether your marketing strategy is really working, or allowing you to capture a greater share of your market. Advertising and Campaign Themes: What topics, trends, and concepts are they actively targeting in content marketing ? Website Comparisons. What About SWOT Analysis? Business Strategy.
A Year in Review: The Biggest Social Media Updates of 2013
DECEMBER 11, 2013
Marketers, take note: With more data from Facebook comes the ability to dig deep into the trends and behaviors of Facebook users. In an effort to keep up with the visual marketing trend, Twitter announced this fall it would be shining some light on images in your Twitter feed by showing images directly in your stream. Can you believe 2013 is almost over? billion active monthly users.
The Only Metrics You Need to Optimize Website Performance
DECEMBER 30, 2011
It makes sense, then, to start by looking at insights from your web analytics platform, such as Google’s free Google Analytics, or a paid platform like HubSpot. Look for a good upward trend over time, or in conjunction with specific marketing campaigns. Definition: A comparison of your unique visitors vs. the number of visitors who came back more than once.
50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)
OCTOBER 5, 2010
Jennifer Laycock reports some fascinating statistics and insights from a HubSpot study, revealing factoids such as: the average Twitter user has about 300 followers and follows 170. The Ultimate List: 100+ Twitter Statistics by HubSpot. ** 5 Stars. Twitter stats and analytics tools – top 10 by Social Media Today. Twitter Apps Worth Another Look by Web Analytics World.
A Simple Guide to Creating Lovable Marketing Offers #LoveMarketing
AUGUST 29, 2012
Comparison/Validation: The prospect examines the options and begins narrowing down the list of vendors. But we also like to use analytics to make that decision! At HubSpot, for instance, we're using our landing page analytics to explore how successful different types of content are in converting visitors to leads. The creative coupon. The helpful ebook.
The Ultimate Guide to Optimized Social Media Updates
DECEMBER 20, 2011
Leverage Facebook Insights: Compared to other social networks, Facebook definitely wins the award for most robust analytics tool. At HubSpot, for example, we've primarily used Google+ to share our holiday ecards and conduct photo caption contests. 3. Connect with HubSpot Participation in social media should be a staple for any business leveraging inbound marketing.
42+ Social Media Marketing Tools
JUNE 2, 2009
Facebook - Consider a "Facebook Movement" - creating a topic or trend in Facebook outside of your personal or brand fan pages. IceRocket's Trend Tool will tell you how "hot" your keyword is. Google Analytics - I recommend using Google Analytics even if you have a paid analytics service (courtesy Cim Buser ). Hubspot - I'm a customer. I use Hubspot to track the performance of my keywords and competitors' keywords (courtesy Gretel Going ). Compete.com - Excellent comparison tool for web analytics-type information.
The 25 Most Important Mobile Media Apps
MAY 18, 2011
Bloomberg Mobile : Use this app when you’re on the go and want to access financial news, stock quotes, company descriptions, market leaders and laggers, price charts, market-trends analysis, customized lists of stocks, and more. Analytics App : Analytics App provides full mobile service for your Google Analytics data. Connect with HubSpot Sound good? Great.
How to Choose the Right Online Channels for Your Marketing
AUGUST 12, 2011
The sample size was small, but some fascinating trends came to light: 51 percent of companies interviewed were using five or more channels. The question mark tells your analytics program that the following information carries information about where the traffic that clicked on that link came from. HubSpot even has a free tool to help you build URLs with UTM tagged links. 2.
Choosing an Email Marketing Software « The Effective Marketer
The Effective Marketer
JANUARY 11, 2010
With so many options out there, having some kind of analytical basis to back your final choice can help get approval for the new system. The Vendor Selection Matrix I created an Excel file to consolidate all info from the vendors we selected so that we could do an analytical evaluation. Excel Template for vendor comparison: you can download and use my template as a starting point. The important thing is to lead with the analytics side before throwing the qualitative evaluation into the mix. Slides can be seen below. You get the point. Good question!