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Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 8 of 9

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Specifically use the Google UTM (Urchin Tracking Monitor) tracking to spot trends, test keywords and articles, understand how your efforts contribute to traffic and goals, and prove your investment in time and effort is returning something. How to Measure Your Social Media Activities Using Google Analytics by Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner.

29 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Infographics of 2013

Webbiquity

Twitter became a publicly traded company on November 7 and saw the price of its shares climb 73% on the first day of trading. Does anyone still thing Twitter is for the birds? What are the best ways to drive website or blog traffic with Twitter? To grow your company’s Twitter following? Utilize Twitter advertising? Get the most out of Twitter search?

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity

In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week.

54 Pearls of Marketing Wisdom from HubSpot

Webbiquity

The inbound marketing experts at HubSpot along with Jeff Ente of Who’s Blogging What have just published an outstanding collection of social media insights, 54 Pearls of Marketing Wisdom by “26 of the world’s best marketing experts.” optimize to be read on-the-go with mobile call-to-action and phone number. But for many others it’s in the single digits.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

and Twitter followers. He's been named one of the 50 most influential B2B marketing thought leaders, written articles on web and social media marketing for various publications, been quoted. industry blogs including Moz, HubSpot, MarketingSherpa, MarketingProfs, Social Media Examiner, and Ragan's PR Daily. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. know which half."

32 Blog Post Ideas for Your Next Article

Writtent

Feeling a little stumped about your next article? Tad Chef recommends asking a question on Twitter, and embedding the most clever answers into your blog. Create a resource list of your website’s articles on a given topic. It’s a  tactic that’s worked well for HubSpot. The post 32 Blog Post Ideas for Your Next Article appeared first on Writtent Blog.

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Top 50 B2B Marketing Influencers On Twitter

B2B Marketing Insider

Who are the top B2B Marketing influencers on twitter? To answer this question, I looked at a variety of factors including twitter followers, profiles that included “B2B marketing,” the focus of their tweets including the hashtag # B2BMarketing , as well as a variety of social scoring tools using the keyword. Write articles, share knowledge and make connections.

5 Data-Backed Twitter Tips You Should Know

Hubspot

To actually grow your business with Twitter, it''s not enough to merely tweet for the sake of tweeting -- you''ve also got to measure your efforts, and analyze them to see your performance. Below are five takeaways I''ve found from analyzing HubSpot''s Twitter account. Data-Backed Twitter Tips to Try. 1) Tweet about social media -- specifically Twitter. Twitter

7 Real Marketing Interview Questions From HubSpot's CMO

Hubspot

In this article, I'll reveal in detail the questions I use when interviewing candidates for inbound marketing positions. Between videos, ebooks, blog articles, photos, podcasts, webinars, SlideShare, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. Pay attention, blog readers: I'm going to let you in on a few of my best kept secrets. My Interview Approach. Question 2: Lead Scoring.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

and Twitter followers. He's been named one of the 50 most influential B2B marketing thought leaders, written articles on web and social media marketing for various publications, been quoted. industry blogs including Moz, HubSpot, MarketingSherpa, MarketingProfs, Social Media Examiner, and Ragan's PR Daily. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. know which half."

How to Use Hashtags on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram

Hubspot

While hashtags were originally made famous by Twitter , they're now used on many major social networks, including Facebook and Instagram. Let's explore what a hashtag is, why they're so great, and how they work on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. How Hashtags Work On Twitter, Facebook & Instagram. How Hashtags Work on Instagram. 1) How Hashtags Work on Twitter.

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity

48% of these consumers responded to a retailer’s offer posted on Facebook or Twitter. Twitter is about in the middle (55% of users age 35 or older) while 65% of Facebook users are over 35 (didn’t this start with college students?) 83% use Facebook and 53% are on Twitter, though that gap is expected to narrow by 2014 due to rapid growth in Twitter use. HubSpot ).

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The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list. These men are indeed using Twitter to rewire and reorient the Web. Today, Twitter posts 50 million tweets per day. Adam L.

6 Reasons a Blog Should be the Center of Any Social Content Strategy

Webbiquity

Twitter gives you only 140 characters, LinkedIn limits you to a corporate profile and product descriptions, Facebook limits you to whatever Mark Zuckerberg decided this morning. According to research from HubSpot , “Businesses with websites that have 401-1000 web pages get six times more leads than those with 51-100 pages. And blogging makes Twitter use much more successful.

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14 Ways to Increase Your Clickthrough Rate on Twitter

Hubspot

Thankfully, making your tweets clickable doesn''t "just happen" based on the whim of the Twitter gods. In this post, we''ll talk about how to put the science of Twitter to work for you so more people click on your tweets. Click your Twitter handle to view your profile. And I''m guessing you want more traffic and attention to your blog or the articles you share, right?

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

and Twitter followers. He's been named one of the 50 most influential B2B marketing thought leaders, written articles on web and social media marketing for various publications, been quoted. industry blogs including Moz, HubSpot, MarketingSherpa, MarketingProfs, Social Media Examiner, and Ragan's PR Daily. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. know which half."

How the HubSpot CMO Screens for Top Marketing Talent

Hubspot

And the smart inbound marketers will then write articles to answer those questions, which not only attracts more prospects to their website, but also gives their sales team a piece of thought leadership content to share with the people they talk to. You’d be surprised how many people are scared of writing a blog article.). And now, let me get to my point. Don't overlook this.

How to Use Twitter Retargeting Ads to Generate More Customers

Hubspot

At HubSpot, we started experimenting with Twitter Ads as a method of lead nurturing. And given Twitter’s mobile-first nature , it was easy to see why we weren’t successful. But instead of throwing in the towel and deciding not to use Twitter Ads for the middle of the funnel, we decided to take a different approach. Of course you do. And you would be right. How come?

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2012 #Nifty50 Top Men in Technology on Twitter

Blue Focus Marketing

Last year, my colleague Tom Pick ( @TomPick ) and I introduced the #Nifty50 awards , which honored 50 men and 50 women who were leading the way in social media through their active engagement on Twitter. So, without further ado, here are the 2012 #Nifty50 Men, each of whom has represented the technology world on Twitter with class, dedication and integrity. Chris Adams – @chrishadams.

Twitter Rolls Out Tweet Performance Analytics to All Users

Hubspot

Back in July, Twitter rolled out early access to its new analytics dashboard to select advertisers and verified users -- and left the rest of us wondering whether we''d be able to access our own Twitter analytics dashboards, too. According to TechCrunch (and a tweet from Twitter''s front-end engineer Ian Chan), now everyone can see their Twitter analytics. Twitter Cards.

How to Get Salespeople Aboard the Social Media Train

Paul Gillin

Set measurable goals like the number of Twitter followers, number of LinkedIn connections of number of contributions to the corporate blog, then put rewards in place. The conversations on Twitter and LinkedIn will go on with or without them. Related articles. B2B marketing Social Media Tips HubSpot Jeff Hoffman linkedin sales Twitter Lemons into Lemonade.

Should your content generate leads or relationships?

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

A few years ago I had an interesting conversation with a Hubspot executive (now a former executive … but that’s another story). ” Clearly the Hubspot model is built on leads. The Hubspot model is very clear: Produce content that generates more leads every month. It’s 20 of the World’s Most Clever Twitter Bios. ” I asked. Wait a minute.

11 Twitter "Tips" and "Tricks" That Don't Actually Work

Hubspot

If you''re looking to get the inside scoop on what works on Twitter -- and what really, really doesn''t -- keep on reading. Here are the most egregiously inaccurate suggestions for building your business on Twitter. 1) Try the follow, pause, unfollow trick. Because person B is polite and wants to maintain the rules of the Twitter cocktail party, person B will follow person A back.

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How to Tweet Around the Clock Without Being on Twitter 24/7

Hubspot

If you’re a full-time marketer, regardless of your intentions or your desire to grow your Twitter following, you simply have too much on your plate to be tweeting 24/7. But if you’re serious about growing your Twitter presence, it''s imperative that you find a way to tweet multiple times a day, every day. And, of course, use Twitter itself. Twitter

Google Starts Highlighting In-Depth Articles in Search, and Other Inbound Stories

Hubspot

There was a ton of stuff that happened in the news this week -- it seemed like Facebook, Twitter, and Google rolled out a bagillion features, and I was struggling to keep up with it all amidst my other marketing duties. Google Search Starts Highlighting In-Depth Articles on Search Results Pages (via TechCrunch ). No Strings Attached (via HubSpot ). Let''s get to it! But hey.

Why Should You Bother Sharing Content on Twitter?

Hubspot

Are you shy on Twitter? You''re not alone. I''ve recently had conversations with a bunch of people expressing confusion on how to dive into Twitter. He''s avoided Twitter for years (I know, I know -- you''d think I would have convinced him by now). When I tried encouraging him to share content of his own, he asked, "Why should I bother sharing content on Twitter?

How to Craft Perfect Posts for Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter [SlideShare]

Hubspot

I don''t know about you, but I''m tired of hearing "social media gurus" compare the effectiveness of Twitter versus LinkedIn, or Facebook versus Twitter, or Linkedin versus Facebook, or whatever other comparison you bring to the table. Social Domination: How to Conquer ''The Big Social Media Networks from HubSpot All-in-one Marketing Software. Twitter Best Practices.

Twitter Introduces Lead Generation 'Cards' to Collect Leads From Tweets

Hubspot

Hold on to your hats, marketers, because we’ve got some exciting news that’s going to transform the way you use Twitter Ads. little background first: back in June, Twitter rolled out Twitter Cards, their name for the multimedia you sometimes see in expanded tweets on Twitter.com, Android, and iOS applications. How to Create Twitter Lead Generation Cards. Probably not.

20 Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Pinterest Features You Didn't Know Existed (But Totally Should)

Hubspot

To help you discover these hidden treasures, we rounded up 21 of the lesser-known features on Facebok, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. Ever seen articles in your News Feed you wished you could bookmark for later? Facebook recently added a feature that allows users to save links to articles, events, TV shows, music, and more to read later. tried it out on my Twitter page.

Twitter Starts Rolling Out Tweet Performance Analytics to More Users

Hubspot

Editor''s Note: Because it was brought to our attention that this rollout may only be for select users (not all), the original title of this article has been changed to reflect that. Stay tuned for more updates about this once Twitter makes an official announcement. Although there''s been no official word from Twitter, today The Next Web alerted us to a brand new Twitter feature.

Dear HubSpot: My Mom Is the Only Person Reading My Blog

Hubspot

Dear HubSpot, I work for a company that has an extremely long sales funnel, in a field that almost every business uses, but nobody wants to talk about. If the network you''ve chosen is one of the big three (Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter), I''d highly suggest checking out this post for tips on crafting excellent posts on each network. Sound good? Is it just a time thing? Thanks!

Are You Screwing Up Your Twitter Images? 7 Do's and Don'ts to Live By

Hubspot

Images are crucial to making your marketing stand out, especially on Twitter. Ever since Twitter made photos automatically display in-stream , they''ve been helping marketers get even more results out of the 140-character social network -- in fact, an A/B test we ran found that tweets with images get 55% more leads. while back, Twitter stopped showing Instagram photos. Design

Best Random but Interesting B2B Marketing Posts, Articles and Resources of 2010

Webbiquity

In this penultimate best-of-last-year post you’ll find a compendium of interesting, informative and valuable but difficult-to-categorize marketing-related articles and blog posts from 2010. 27 Marketing Lessons B2B Marketers Should Know by HubSpot Blog. Enjoy! B2B Marketing Tips, Insights and Resources. 101 B2B Marketing Cliches. You won’t find it here! Uncategorizable.

Do B2B Editors Get Twitter?

B2B Memes

As with other business-to-business content creators these days, there are few trade press editors who don’t have—and at least occasionally use—a Twitter account. But how many use Twitter not just for promotion, but for its most valuable benefit, social engagement? But my own unscientific survey suggests that the number of editors who really get Twitter is small indeed. After reading Owens’s post, I wondered how many B2B editors have experienced such a moment of Twitter enlightenment. Hubspot’s Dan Zarella says yes —provided it’s 22 tweets per day. Curatorial.

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. Awareness of Twitter has exploded; 87% of Americans said they were “familiar with” Twitter in a poll taken earlier this year, versus just 5% in 2008 and 26% in 2009. Twitter Facts, Figures & Stats.

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HubSpot's 10 Hottest Marketing Blog Posts of 2012

Hubspot

To celebrate the new year, we decided to look back at the most popular articles on the HubSpot blog -- because it's one of the places we celebrate new advancements in marketing year round! In fact, in the past 12 months, we've published more than 900 articles , received more than 8.7 The Top 10 HubSpot Blog Posts of 2012. 2012 was an amazing year in marketing. Or both.

11 Things You Didn't Know You Were Doing Wrong on Twitter

Hubspot

Are you trying to amass a large following on Twitter? These are great goals to set for yourself, but there are some mistakes you might be making on Twitter that are likely hindering your efforts, and you''re not even aware of it. You might think your latest blog post is the most brilliant article to be posted on the internet all month. you. 4) Keeping Your Twitter Lists Hidden.

2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men

Blue Focus Marketing

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 )  present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.  These men are indeed using Twitter to rewire and reorient the Web.  Today, Twitter posts 50 million tweets per day.

What to Do When Your Twitter Account Gets Hacked

Hubspot

stray click on a link, downloading a seemingly harmless file, or logging in to what you thought was a legitimate site you''ve used before can compromise your login information and grant hackers access to your Twitter account. Depending on how obvious the compromise is, Twitter may also send you a notification that your account has been compromised. How to Not Get Hacked on Twitter.

How Sales Can Use Twitter to Connect With More Prospects

Hubspot

It's pretty easy to find marketing applications for Twitter, but what about sales applications for the little blue bird? Actually, yes -- Twitter can be a very powerful nurturing tool for a sales organization. And we thought there should be a fluff-free process people could implement to use Twitter to connect with prospects at a higher rate. Are there any?