15 Hidden Instagram Hacks & Features Everyone Should Know About
JANUARY 19, 2016
To help beginners and advanced Instagram users alike familiarize themselves with the platform, we've put together a list of 15 of the lesser-known tips and features Instagram has to offer. 15 Hidden Instagram Hacks & Features. 1) Get notifications when your favorite people post. She suggests opening up the Facebook app and creating a new status by clicking "Update Status."
How to Use Snapchat: A Detailed Look Into HubSpot’s Snapchat Strategy
MAY 10, 2016
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. Adjust your privacy settings. Note: Snapchat also offers Sponsored Lenses -- like the Gatorade one featured in #4 on this list -- but it'll cost you. How to Setup Your Snapchat Account. Story.
Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 2
MARCH 6, 2012
As it approaches one billion users, Facebook has evolved from a site where friends and family share photos to an online marketing juggernaut rivaling Google. So, as Facebook continues its never-ending stream of changes, what are the current and emerging best practices for marketing on Facebook? How can Facebook be used to support an SEO strategy? running Facebook ads).
Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 1
DECEMBER 27, 2011
You know the statistics : Facebook is the most popular method for sharing online content. 85% of B2B journalists are on Facebook. 61 of the world’s 100 largest companies maintain Facebook brand pages, as do 71% of B2B firms. Three-quarters Three-quarters of North American advertising agencies say their clients run PPC campaigns on Facebook. ” Ouch. Mark R.
24 More of the Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2012
JANUARY 15, 2013
As noted in 21 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Tools and Rants of 2012 So Far a few months back, Facebook remains the 800-pound gorilla of the social networking world. It’s now exceeded one billion users, and as noted below, 80% of all businesses maintain an active Facebook presence. Will Facebook lose ground to Google+? Facebook Tips and Guides. Not anymore.
DECEMBER 23, 2012
What in the Heck Is Going on With Privacy at Google
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
It’s the tool Google will use to beat Facebook. Mark Burgess explains how small business can build trust and creatively use circles on Google+ (“This insight [that people prefer to share specific information with specific groups of friends or followers] led to the creation of Google+ circles, a major differentiator between Google+ and Facebook. Image credit: SEOmoz.
Facebook Launches New Groups Feature
OCTOBER 6, 2010
Today in a live press conference, Facebook announced new features for its social networking platform. Facebook’s announcements mainly focused on control for users, which includes a new privacy dashboard and the ability for users to download their information from Facebook. Facebook is constantly changing. Free Download: 2010 Facebook Marketing Guide.
Facebook Graph Search Now Lets You Find Old Posts: Here's What You Need to Know
DECEMBER 9, 2014
Confession: Back when Facebook first rolled out Graph Search , I was a little disappointed. If I had optimized the About section on my Page with just the right details, and someone on a desktop computer actually used Facebook''s awkwardly worded search queries, maybe they would find my Page. That''s pretttty exciting for most Facebook users. How Facebook Search Now Works.
Top 5 Things Not to Do on Facebook
JANUARY 31, 2011
Again and again, I see businesses and professionals making these mistakes on Facebook. As someone new to Facebook, these may seem like reasonable things to do, so I'm here to explain why you absolutely should NOT be making these mistakes. 1. Not only do you not want to have two profiles (I'll explain why), but also if Facebook catches you , they will shut your account down.
Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
LinkedIn is firmly ensconced among the “big 3″ social networks for marketing and business purposes, and though its base of 80 million members is far smaller than the 600 million users of Facebook, its impact in B2B marketing is larger. According to recent research , 32% of B2B marketers use LinkedIn to generate leads, versus just 16% who do so on Facebook. Digg this!
Facebook Tests Real-Time Ad Targeting Based on Web Browsing Activity
JUNE 14, 2012
As a user, the ads you get served on Facebook are about to get a whole lot eerier (a kinder word for creepy). But as a marketer, these new Facebook ad targeting options coming soon will also enable you to achieve a whole new level of Facebook ad relevancy. Yesterday, TechCrunch alerted us to a new ad targeting option Facebook is testing. How Facebook Exchange Works.
Facebook Announces Send Button, Like Button Companion
APRIL 25, 2011
Last week we reflected on the one year anniversary of Facebook's Like Button. Today, Facebook announced a new companion to its quickly growing Like Button, the Send Button. Facebook's new Send Button creates a more private sharing option for website visitors. Facebook Group Improvements. Group members can now ask a Facebook Question that is limited to group members only.
Facebook Questions Launches: Marketers Cheer
JULY 28, 2010
Facebook recently passed 500 million users and now is adding an important new feature to its platform. Today, the social networking platform released Facebook Questions. This new feature allows users to ask questions to the “entire” Facebook community. Tagging: Tagging is the method Facebook uses for organizing questions. Connect with HubSpot
What's Your Facebook Ecommerce Strategy?
JULY 27, 2011
As was very nicely predicted in an Social Commerce Today article from January 2010 regarding Facebook’s integrated payment system, online retailers are definitely taking notice and looking for ways to take advantage of the massive social media giant Facebook and its expanding ecommerce capabilities. Facebook now has several integrated payment partners. Connect with HubSpot
HTTPS Encryption Will Kill Organic SEO - And Make Google Richer
JANUARY 22, 2013
Fast forward a year and some change; last week, Inbound Marketing Agency Hubspot put out a blog relating that about 55% of the organic search it gets per month is now encrypted; worse, Hubspot has seen this percentage steadily rise by about 4% each month. As Hubspot notes in an excellent blog on the topic, in the beginning, HTTPs encryption only applied to users logged in to Google.
The Ultimate Google+ Cheat Sheet
AUGUST 30, 2011
Circle – the method of organizing connections into groups for more targeted sharing and better privacy. Chat – a method for sending short messages to other Google+ members who are also signed in to Google+. +1 Button – the equivalent of the Facebook Like button for Google+ and Google Search. Should Facebook be worried about Google+? Connect with HubSpot
6 Things to Update Before Starting Your Next Job Search
MARCH 3, 2016
Here are six steps I took during that job search that helped me land my job at HubSpot within a month. Click here to learn how to get your inbound marketing certification from HubSpot Academy.). Facebook. Consider updating privacy settings to make sure only the posts you want public can be seen by potential interviewers. Starting a job search is a daunting task. Twitter.
Microsoft buys LinkedIn: the largest martech acquisition in history?
JUNE 20, 2016
Now, you might argue that this doesn’t make LinkedIn significantly different than Facebook or Google, who also offer their own variations of the above to marketers too (although LinkedIn unquestionably dominates in the context of professional social media). In vertical competition, Adobe competes with Facebook, and Google Search competes with Apple iPhones. billion.
How Ad Blocking Works: Everything You Need to Know
OCTOBER 1, 2015
When Apple unveiled its new iPhone and iOS 9 operating system two weeks ago, it dropped a proverbial wet blanket on marketers everywhere: A new feature in the operating system called Content Blockers will now allow iOS 9 users to install ad blocking applications from the App Store. Facebook's changes are also geared toward creating better experiences for their users. The result?
Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011
JANUARY 9, 2012
Twitter users are twice as likely to purchase from companies they follow than are Facebook users. 10 Twitter Features You Might Be Missing by GigaOM. Aliza Sherman highlights 10 features of Twitter that not all users may be aware of–including a few that may be news even to power users–such a list of helpful Twitter keyboard shortcuts. More than 80% of U.S.
8 Mobile Apps You'll Wish You Downloaded Yesterday
JANUARY 15, 2014
Created by HubSpot, Signals notifies you when a contact has opened an email you''ve sent their way. Lower-scoring reviews mentioned privacy concerns, functionality missing from desktop version, and bugs. Related : Twitter and Facebook Apps for iPhone and Android. Intuitive setup, attractive design, feature-rich, but not bloated with useless add-ons. From the Reviews.
How Will the Social Web Monetize the Uptick in Visual Content?
MARCH 26, 2013
Well, based on its more mobile-friendly News Feed redesign , it appears Facebook will now be more show than tell. In fact, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that 50% of all posts are now pictures , double the amount from just a year ago. So if it’s true that Facebook is becoming (a bigger version of) Tumblr or Pinterest and text posts are dying, what happens after the funeral?
Facebook vs Google+: What's the Difference?
JANUARY 10, 2012
There are a few standout features that clearly help Google+ stand out from Facebook, formerly one of the hottest and most effective business marketing social media platforms. Facebook's chat pales in comparison, especially considering Facebook chat never really caught on as a business marketing tool. One of Facebook's most notable downsides is privacy.
8 Industry Experts Weigh in on the Toughest Social Media Topics
MARCH 6, 2012
So to help prepare you, HubSpot and Who's Blogging What got in touch with 8 of the industry's best and brightest to get their take on some of the high-level issues social media marketers are facing. Seth Godin on the Ebbing of Privacy. "I think the relentlessly ebbing of perceived privacy is happening faster than most people thought it would. Connect with HubSpot Pin It.
The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise
JUNE 6, 2011
As a B2B marketing specialist, Billy is a recognized expert in B2B inbound marketing, and is very active on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Follow Michael on Twitter @BrennerMichael and Facebook. Mike is the CMO at HubSpot in Boston, a marketing software company. Mike hosts an award winning weekly live marketing video podcast HubSpot TV. According to Tom Grant , Ph.D,
Google+ Is it a Digital Disruption for CMOs?
Blue Focus Marketing
JULY 25, 2011
Google has just introduced Google+, a new social networking service to compete with its arch rival: Facebook. But, after all, it is Google, one of the most respected and valued brands in the world. So, when Google introduces a new social networking site to compete with Facebook, you know their goal is nothing short of total market disruption. Dell is Engaged with Google+ Hangouts.
2012 #Nifty50 Top Men in Technology on Twitter
Blue Focus Marketing
SEPTEMBER 16, 2012
He has also parlayed his unique style of outside-the-box social media marketing strategies into regular engagements as a featured speaker or panelist at numerous marketing, blogging and social media events. John is a fun and engaging presence on Twitter , Facebook , LinkedIn and Pinterest and also blogs for Dell. Chris Adams – @chrishadams. in August 2006. Vala Afshar – @ValaAfshar.
@fearlesscomp congratulates the Nifty 50 Men of Twitter
JUNE 7, 2011
As a B2B marketing specialist, Billy is a recognized expert in B2B inbound marketing, and is very active on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Follow Michael on Twitter @BrennerMichael and Facebook. (I’ve done numerous TweetChat’s with Michael. Mike is the CMO at HubSpot in Boston, a marketing software company. The Nifty50 Men of Twitter. Thanks for all your support!
5 Google+ Tricks to Dominate Google Search Results
JANUARY 24, 2012
Because Google is so eager to provide plenty of incentives for people to actively use the network, it has tied the platform very closely to all of its Google Search features as well. Google executed a clever strike here by creating a feature that bloggers would be excited to implement. It was an unusually creative move by Google, because to leverage the feature, blog authors must include a link in their post back to their Google+ profile in order to establish authorship. Connect with HubSpot Here are 5 ways you can use Google+ to help you enhance your business' SEO.
2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men
Blue Focus Marketing
MAY 23, 2011
As a B2B marketing specialist, Billy is a recognized expert in B2B inbound marketing, and is very active on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Follow Michael on Twitter @BrennerMichael and Facebook. Mike is the CMO at HubSpot in Boston, a marketing software company. Check out @TomPick’s blog at Webbiquity on what he learned from Mike’s HubSpot Webinar. Adam L.
78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)
AUGUST 16, 2010
With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Andrew Ran Wong provides a valuable list of productivity tips for Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, blogs, Google and other social networks to help readers get more done in less time. How to Monitor Your Social Media Presence in 10 Minutes a Day by HubSpot Blog. brand personalities Facebook and Twitter users hate by iMedia Connection. Share this on Facebook. by Kuno Creative. s, 50?s,
B2B marketers are stumbling in the dark
NOVEMBER 2, 2010
The report, sponsored by Hubspot, also examines the skills that modern marketing teams need to develop to take advantage of social, inbound tactics. Regards - Neil Enter your comment below Featured Most commented Most viewed Featured posts How to write for the web: 23 useful rules 2:49PM on 28th October 2010 What do social media managers do? But there is no such thing.
Google Updates Algorithm to Provide Fresher Results for 35% of Searches
NOVEMBER 3, 2011
When Facebook announces yet another update to its site, or Google+ releases a new feature for its product, the online marketing world goes crazy. For people who want to know about the specifics about that topic quickly, they may just type in "Google+" and expect an answer, versus typing in " Google+ launches new Ripples feature." Connect with HubSpot Guess again.
B2B Lead Generation Using a Business Blog
Industrial Marketing Today
SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
The 4 Hottest Social Media Marketing Trends Explained
AUGUST 4, 2010
However, it is unclear if location merits a stand-alone application or will eventually become a feature of many different types of social web applications. Additionally, privacy concerns about sharing location data may impact the rate of adoption for these services, especially with demographics that are sensitive to sharing that type of information. Connect with HubSpot
Generating More “Educated Leads” on a Small Budget
Industrial Marketing Today
APRIL 21, 2010