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How to Use Data to Create More Relevant Content

Hubspot

Content marketers don't just write, they write with purpose. While it may seem like a small distinction, it can mean the difference between wasting time and investing time in creating content that will deliver rankings, leads, and sales long after it's published. To help you figure out how to use data to inform your own content ideation process, I've come up with a plan.

The 23 Best Content Ideation Tools

Webbiquity

Great content—the kind that resonates with your audience—starts with great topic ideas. What are the best tools for finding great content ideas? Here are almost two dozen of the best content ideation tools finding and capturing bursts of inspiration. Sample review:  “Turns your content creation into a magazine, while it can also be embedded on WordPress sites too.”

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How to Setup Workflows in HubSpot

Synecore

Is it a content download? Lead nurturing typically involves sending more than one email in an attempt to build trust, establish a relationship, and provide an offer that is educational, contextual, and relevant. In step 1 you segmented your contacts into relevant groupings. Now it is time to actually build out your workflow within HubSpot. Maybe a consultation?

Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 4 of 9

Kaon

The Relevance Imperative: B2B The Way It Should Be, Presented by Russell Glass from LinkedIn Marketing Solutions. Only 20% of people who have opted in to emails actually open them because they find the information not relevant or interesting to them. Be relevant early. Be relevant on and off the desktop. The solution: Create lasting experiences. .

Staffing and Launching Your Content Marketing Program

ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY1 The Ultimate Content Strategist. Playbook No. 3: Staffing and Launching Your Content Marketing Program Copyright © 2015 Contently. contently.com By Joe Lazauskas ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY2 I. Staffing Your Content Team 24 VI. Pros, Cons, and Costs of the Top 10 Content Distribution.

The 4 Most Useful Tools within the HubSpot CRM

Synecore

And then, I was introduced to HubSpot. I had no expections for HubSpot's new CRM at first. Here are the most useful tools I've found since using the HubSpot CRM since September: #1 Streamlined Communication. The "Communicator" within each prospect record is my favorite feature in HubSpot's CRM. Another tool I've found valuable is the capability to save email templates.

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HubSpot Launches New Version to Deliver Better-Targeted Content

Customer Experience Matrix

HubSpot yesterday launched a “completely re-envisioned and rebuilt” version of its marketing system at its Inbound 2012 user conference. This is a major expansion beyond HubSpot’s original focus on “inbound marketing” to attract leads. That is, users define which contents go to members of different lists. The new database is built with HBase , which accesses Hadoop files.

Polish up your best content to drive content marketing value

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

For a little over a week, I have been thinking about writing this post, but haven’t gotten around to it, and just a few days ago HubSpot’s Pamela Vaughan posted a blog that is literally the same thing I was planning to write. Dangit! I was so close to being ahead of HubSpot’s blog writing army, only to again fall into their shadow. Content . Simple economics.

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Is Author Rank Really Relevant?

Hubspot

If you’re a content marketer, you can scramble, scratch your head, or just go back to scribing. Create relevant content. They must create content to help buyers make intelligent decisions. They gain loyalty and earn word-of-mouth through strategic (and responsive) content marketing programs. ” so searchers understand the value of your content.

How to Use Snapchat: A Detailed Look Into HubSpot’s Snapchat Strategy

Hubspot

Snapchat is now known as a platform for individuals and brands -- one that allows users to create quick, lighthearted, and even educational video content without using valuable production resources. After reporting more than 100 million daily active users , and over 8 billion video views a day, we decided to give it a go: The official HubSpot Snapchat account launched in March 2016.

How to Get the Most Out of Your HubSpot 30 Day Trial [INFOGRAPHIC]

Synecore

Try HubSpot's 30 day trial to see how you can control your marketing from one platform. Infographic Transcription : HubSpot’s all-in-one marketing software provides you with all of the tools necessary for you to optimize your website to get found by more prospects, convert more leads, and delight your customers. Blogging: Easily create content that will help your business get found.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

They expect content to be relevant, easy to find, and mobile- friendly. B2B marketers are expected to use that data, in combination with new tools for content. relevant and carefully targeted) content. Collaborate with industry influencers: marketers must creatively build advocacy and content amplification outside the company as well. content.

How the HubSpot Marketing Blog Actually Generates Leads (Hint: It's Not How You Think)

Hubspot

Business blogging "best practices" instruct bloggers to include a relevant call-to-action at the bottom of every blog post. Over the years, I've spent a lot of time analyzing HubSpot’s Marketing Blog. To do so, I created unique tracking URLs ( using HubSpot ) for the CTAs used within each blog post. What's important to emphasize here is relevancy. Until now. Crazy, huh?

20 Tremendous Digital Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity

But digital marketers must continue to evolve practices as they strive to make their content an asset, rather than an annoyance, to prospective buyers. Relevate ). HubSpot ). HubSpot ). HubSpot ). Digital marketing budgets continue to rise, often at the expense of offline advertising spend. Image credit: MarketingProfs. combined. Measurement remains problematic.

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Compounding Posts Generate 38% of Your Blog's Traffic: Here's What HubSpot's Look Like

Hubspot

Compounding posts may not necessarily be blockbusters when they’re first published, but their structure and substance are so relevant that they continue to deliver value and grow traffic organically -- no additional marketing needed. Here’s a real life example of one of HubSpot’s compounding blog posts. An Analysis of HubSpot’s Compounding Posts. What Are Compounding Posts?

Hubspot Review

LeadSloth

UPDATED REVIEW: My earlier review of HubSpot’s Inbound Marketing software was more than 1 year old and the software has evolved a lot: time for an update! I see two clearly distinct target groups for HubSpot: Small business owners. Both groups will use HubSpot to generate more inbound leads, but they have vastly different requirements. Small Businesses. Conclusion.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

They expect content to be relevant, easy to find, and mobile- friendly. B2B marketers are expected to use that data, in combination with new tools for content. relevant and carefully targeted) content. Collaborate with industry influencers: marketers must creatively build advocacy and content amplification outside the company as well. content.

7 Real Marketing Interview Questions From HubSpot's CMO

Hubspot

And if you want more background, you should also check out my post from yesterday, " How the HubSpot CMO Screens for Top Marketing Talent ," where I go into more detail about the attributes you should be looking for in an inbound marketing manager, and how to screen potential candidates before the interview stage. there is a lot of potential content we should produce for inbound marketing.

Benefits of HubSpot's Social Media Tool

Synecore

What if we were able to directly tie a Tweet or a Facebook post to a lead in our database who’s engaged with our content? Let’s further speculate for a moment that we're able to send targeted messages, relevant content, and personalized messages based on our prospect's interests. HubSpot Marketing Automation Software has all the tools in one dashboard. It Gets Better.

Content Marketing 2015: Top 100 Influencers & Brands

Onalytica B2B

What’s next for content marketing? With a growing discussion and a solid increase in the use of content marketing across all disciplines we are asking ourselves what’s next for content marketing? We initially built this tool ourselves to find influencers using our latest content. Promote Your Content Among Key Influencers. Content. HubSpot.

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Introducing HubSpot's New Research Hub: Your Go-To Source for Marketing, Sales & Business Data

Hubspot

On our path to embracing a new era of marketing and sales, HubSpot discovered something important. Relevant data is the heartbeat of good inbound marketing and sales. In order to make sure we stay on top of trends, information, and the goals of our customers, we decided to launch HubSpot Research. Check out our new HubSpot Research platform today. Interested?

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

They expect content to be relevant, easy to find, and mobile- friendly. B2B marketers are expected to use that data, in combination with new tools for content. relevant and carefully targeted) content. Collaborate with industry influencers: marketers must creatively build advocacy and content amplification outside the company as well. content.

Personalizing Content with HubSpot COS

Synecore

HubSpot, the inbound marketing software, provides ways to easily and quickly implement content personalization. Smart Content in HubSpot allows you to target based on anything you know about your customers and serve relevant content. Using Smart Content in HubSpot is a seamless and standardized way to provide personalized content to your website’s visitors.

Use This Agenda For Your 2016 Content Marketing Plan

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

As social media becomes less shiny, many of our clients are realizing that social media success relies on having a content marketing plan. While we’ve been hired to come in and “do” social media, our constant gentle push about sharing stories through original content (read: the RIGHT content for our customers) is finally being felt. Content Gaps.

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The 24 Best Online Writing Tools and Apps

Webbiquity

The top challenge identified by marketers in the recent B2B Marketing Trends study was “producing better content.” ” With more than 90% of both B2B and B2C marketers now using content marketing, success is no longer about simply creating more content, but about developing higher-quality output: more targeted, more relevant, more personal. HubSpot.

Sometimes More Is Better – Hubspot Research Shows Impact Of Volume On Reach And Conversion

B2B Marketing Insider

If an amazing piece of content falls in the woods and no one is there to hear it, it does not make an impact. But how often should you publish new content for your business? How many pieces of content do you need to publish to meet your traffic and lead gen goals? But if you’re looking for more solid proof, we can look to the annual study by Hubspot on article volume and frequency. Based on blogging data of their 13,500+ customers , Hubspot found that companies who published more than 16 blog posts every month got almost 3.5x Content Marketing

56 Reasons Why Content Marketing Works

B2B Marketing Insider

Last year we created 50 Stats You Need to Know About Content Marketing , which garnered over 200,000 views on slideshare and was one of our best performing blog posts of all time. This year we’re taking it a step further, demonstrating not only why you should invest in Content Marketing, but why you need to as well. Content marketing is not a tactic, it’s a long-term strategy.

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Encore: The Science of Marketing – @danzarrella Social Scientist of @hubspot on Marketing Made Simple TV

Fearless Competitor

In this encore episode of Marketing Made Simple TV, you’ll meet @danzarrella Social Media Scientist at @hubspot , and prominent inbound marketing software firm. Dan Zarrella is an award-winning social, search, and viral marketing scientist at Hubspot, a prominent marketing company. In his role as show host, he draws out relevant points and keeps the energy level high.

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Context Marketing in Context: Beyond Inbound and Content

Conversionation

However, it got picked up by more people after HubSpot’s INBOUND 2012 conference this summer where context and context marketing was among the main takeaways as so many people resumed them on their blogs. Virtually all rock stars at the event (no, I’m not talking about Cindy Lauper ), said how important context, content and the customer are. It’s not about content. Great. 

Content Marketing Expert Joe Pulizzi interviewed by Hubspot

Fearless Competitor

B2B Lead Generation | Content Marketing. Joe Pulizzi, Content Marketing Expert. Great video interview with the author of Get Content, Get Customers by the smart folks at Hubspot. Joe shares great advice on content marketing in this interview for B2B marketers. So without further ado, we share Hubspot’s great content below. That’s fantastic.&#.

How HubSpot Grew by 50% in 2013: A Year in Review

Hubspot

2013 was a landmark year for HubSpot in helping businesses worldwide become more personal, effective, and human overall. Below is our annual Year in Review, where we''ve summarized what we believe were some of HubSpot’s key achievements in 2013. And their results speak for themselves: HubSpot customers generated 91 million new contacts in 2013 and used inbound to attract 2.4

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Kick-Ass Business Cards, Standout Resumes, and More in HubSpot Content This Week

Hubspot

This week was a very practical week in HubSpot content. This week’s content has been particularly dedicated to offering helpful tips and teaching you the “how to’s” on everything from business cards to resumes to storytelling. If you’re in a content creation role, you cannot wait for inspiration. Marketing can be extremely difficult.

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity

Marketers have questions, this post has answers: 87 vital social media and online marketing statistics covering everything from how executives and large companies are using social media for marketing, customer service and recruiting to fresh stats on the leading social media platforms to search, email, content and mobile marketing trends. HubSpot ). Content Marketing Findings.

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Getting Exceptional Growth: Meet the New HubSpot Marketing Platform

Hubspot

Years ago, when Brian and I started HubSpot, we were on a singular mission. Today, you can watch the video of the keynote or read along with the recap below to learn about the biggest announcements coming out of the HubSpot Marketing Platform this year. When we set our sights on which new apps and features to add into HubSpot, we tried to think about one thing: growth. or ten.

Content Strategy Before Technology Acquisition

Sales Engine

Content marketing gurus all seem to be talking about the need to create experiences for marketing to engage with buyers, but what does that mean to the average B2B company? In short, creating an experience is more about creating content that pinpoints the issues of the individual buyer, allowing them to engage with you on their own timeframes. Content TechStay with me here!

Resistance to Change and Surviving Content Shock

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

I’m going to write about breakfast cereal for a moment but I promise it leads to a critical and interesting lesson about content, social media, and marketing. ” What does this mean for content marketing? This year I wrote a series of posts about a concept called Content Shock. Surviving Content Shock . According to Facebook, “Too much content.”

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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. Email posts directly to personal, relevant connections. To get noticed, you''ve got to start promoting your content to the right people in the right place at the right time. Sound good? Is it just a time thing? Thanks!

How To Create Lovable B2B Marketing with HubSpot 3

The Forward Observer

To succeed in this new era of marketing avoidance and consumer control, B2B marketers are offering useful content to their prospects to earn their attention. Examples of this inbound, content marketing include eBooks, whitepapers, blogs, webinars, videos, podcasts, etc. based on how you much you've enjoyed previous content based on the ratings you provide. That's a relief.

Finding Good Ideas, Internet Trolls & More in HubSpot Content This Week

Hubspot

Typically when you think about growing you contacts database through blogging, you think about focusing on topics that are relevant to your buyer personas and using calls-to-action to incite conversion opportunities. As we always preach at HubSpot, building and understanding your buyer personas is the first step toward creating great content. Blogging content creation

Conversion-Friendly Design, Lead Gen Help & More in HubSpot Content This Week

Hubspot

This week at HubSpot, we dedicated a lot of our content to improving conversions -- a critical part of every stage of the inbound marketing methodology. Dear HubSpot: My Blog Isn''t Generating Leads. This week at HubSpot, we decided to launch a new, Dear Abby-style advice column for inbound marketers on our marketing blog. Enjoy! Here''s How to Start. Please Help? FAQs].

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Content Marketing Street Cred: 7 Marketers Share Their Secrets

CMO Essentials

Do you have content marketing street cred? Have you taken risks, faced failures, or overcome obstacles in your content marketing efforts and still delivered results despite such challenges? Radical Honesty in the World of Content Marketing: This is a challenging time for content marketers. Is it through sponsored content? Brand & Content Trending

Dear HubSpot: I Have to Market My New Business. Where Do I Start?

Hubspot

Dear HubSpot is a weekly column that we do to answer people''s most burning questions about inbound. Dear HubSpot, I''ve got an excellent business idea for a career consulting service. I''ve already set up a webpage and social media profiles, but how do I ACTUALLY start marketing it? Your to-do list, in order: Step 1: Make a list of relevant keywords. If so, which ones?

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Efficiency Improves the Social Relevance of Marketing Programs

WindMill Networking

As this hilarious Hubspot video points out, corporate digital marketing programs have become a deluge of disconnected tactics, including email marketing, social media monitoring and engagement, search engine optimization (SEO) and content publishing. In the world of digital marketing tools, “automation” is a tricky word. Well said, Neal! So what is the overwhelmed marketer to do?

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