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Content and Karma and Pandas, Oh My

B2B Marketing Unplugged

recommend HubSpot’s excellent post on the subject. Last week we looked at the inconvenience and embarrassment of poor website housekeeping , and the uncomfortable truth that all content is findable and that is not always good news. Whether you like it or not, Google has set loose a Panda in that nasty, over-stuffed garage you like to call a website. The best practice here is to do redirects.

Distance Between Decision-Makers and End Users is Key

B2B Marketing Unplugged

If you are looking for inspiration for your website or just some great stuff to taunt your designers with, Here is a flipbook from Hubspot with 53 Brilliant Homepage Designs. . One of my favourite business writers, Geoffrey James , once wrote that B2B selling is “not only different from B2C selling, it’s massively more difficult …”. Here’s the whole article.

Getting Commitment Requires Primal Selling and Quiet Marketers

B2B Marketing Unplugged

Interesting Things I Found This Week: Thing 1: The photo on this week’s post is courtesy of a very funny blog post from Hubspot featuring Humiliating Grammar and Spelling Errors from Big Brands.  I quite like the H&M T-shirt as well. If you love the smell of schadenfreude in the morning, here is the video. This is the most heart-breaking of phases, I think. Happy day.

The Hidden Costs of Content Marketing

B2B Marketing Unplugged

Marketo, Hubspot and Eloqua have been making noises about them for years. Hey kids, want to shoot your leads right to the bottom of the funnel just like that? Tired of whiny sales people who don’t know how to close? And what about the mess and expense of those darn client events? Well put that behind you and mix up a big ol’ batch of content batter. But wait, there’s more. Curation. Uh oh.

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Staffing and Launching Your Content Marketing Program

manager at HubSpot, had a similar revelation. percent of the roughly 2 million hits on HubSpot’s. HubSpot is the inbound marketing genius who wants. When I spoke with the men behind the content power- houses at HubSpot, Moz, and GE, that much was clear. JOE CHERNOV, VP OF MARKETING, HUBSPOT: “HubSpot is not only a company, but it’s also the cata- lyst of a movement.

Ten Festive Links for Tired B2B Marketers

B2B Marketing Unplugged

But it’s from Hubspot and we like them, remember? When There’s No Seat at the Grown-up Table. Many marketers spend years in the asteroid belt around their Corporate mother-ships, never getting to play with the master brand. Yet they’re routinely charged with figuring out value propositions for cans of compressed air, software that helps other software manage software or industrial thickeners. Got a Social Disease? Not the kind caused by lemon gin and questionable standards; we’re talking about that new-fangled social media. Want to Get a Social Disease? It’s about social.

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Eight Links and A Translation

B2B Marketing Unplugged

Hubspot doesn’t usually indulge in the shaming of the careless, but they really should — they’re quite good at it. A holiday weekend beckons, so it’s time to share some great and not-so-great links to go with that maple syrup margarita you’re working on for Canada Day. But First, A Translation! Stop me if you’ve heard this: Client: What does lorem ipsum dolor  mean? Got it.

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A B2B Marketing Labour Day Reading List

B2B Marketing Unplugged

This is a great guide from Hubspot full of visuals (but not infographics) and not so many words. Well just a few more trips to the hammock for most of us and then it’s back to the trough for four months of Fun with Revenue. Here are a few things you might want to look at over that giant drink you’re already thinking about. It’s Not Dead; It’s Sleeping: Sometimes when you’re the only one in the office on a Friday, the boss notices and gives you credit. Other times the boss notices and gives you a giant dead woodchuck in the form of a strategic plan they need for Tuesday. Hooray for Email!

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Social Media Readings: Nine Things to Get You on Track

B2B Marketing Unplugged

Let’s start with this new one from the good people at Hubspot. We’ll end with this simple blog post from Hubspot. A long weekend looms here in Canada, with another just behind it for my American friends. Time to put some duct tape on the kids, some beer in the cooler and kick back with a good book. It’ll walk you through setting yourself up and building a network. But that’s my issue.

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Content Marketing Playbook: Strategy and Roadmap

Like Moz, HubSpot is the envy of many in the content. HubSpot’s Chernov likes to quote a line from the com- pany’s CMO, Mike Volpe: We don’t like to build houses. back of Taylor Swift GIFs, nor did HubSpot develop their readership. ULTIMATE CONTENT STRATEGIST PLAYBOOK CONTENTLY1 The Ultimate Content Strategist. Playbook No. 2: Strategy and Roadmap Copyright © 2015 Contently.

Nine Great B2B Links for Labour Day that Have Nothing to do with Golf

B2B Marketing Unplugged

So you may have missed this gem from Hubspot. On the Thursday before Labour Day, good marketers across Canada and the United States are thinking  just one thing: How early can I sneak out today? Gentle friends, let me help you out. Go now. And take with you these links to terribly important marketing things you need to ponder from home. Or maybe on a dock or a beach. Certainly, you’ll want a drink in hand. . Insights from the Brink of Madness. He also writes letters to chewing gum.  . Time-Limited Way to Look Organized. It’s free until September 16, so best hurry.  . Well nobody, I hope.

How to beat Hubspot at its own game

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“How can I ever beat Hubspot?” First let me say that I admire HubSpot so this is not an anti-HubSpot post. Having said that, you do not want to be Hubspot. Forget about being HubSpot. HubSpot is focused on building search traffic with Terminator like efficiency and they will win that game. HubSpot is a machine, you’re not. disagree.

Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 2 of 9

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Filed under: Marketing Guru Tagged: business challenges , change , Cognitive thinking , content , Content marketing , Hubspot , Inbound , marketing , Memorable Content , Neuroscience , Science. Marketing Guru marketing content change business challenges Content marketing Neuroscience Cognitive thinking Science Memorable Content Inbound HubspotFormal to Informal. Static to Dynamic.

HubSpot Jumps into the CRM Marketplace

Customer Experience Matrix

Hell probably didn’t freeze over today but there might have been a light frost: after years of rejecting the option, HubSpot today announced it will offer a CRM system. Audience response was predictably enthusiastic, since CRM features have been much desired by HubSpot users and resellers for years. HubSpot hopes this will encourage adoption of CRM by sales reps who have rejected it because it took too much work for too little value. HubSpot said it already has 100,000 Signals users, who greatly outnumber the 11,500 customers of its flagship marketing system.

How to Setup Workflows in HubSpot

Synecore

Create a smart list in HubSpot that will populate all of the individuals completing the action you are nurturing your contacts toward. After writing the emails in HubSpot, select “Send Email With Automated Workflows” to activate them for sending. When creating the new workflow in the Workflow app in HubSpot, you must choose the type of workflow you would like to setup.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

industry blogs including Moz, HubSpot, MarketingSherpa, MarketingProfs, Social Media Examiner, and Ragan's PR Daily. social media, data analytics and adwords; and companies such as Marketo and Hubspot. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. The first generation of digital natives expects to be able to complete most of their selection process. know which half." Look for.

Tracking Email Analytics Outside of HubSpot

Synecore

While working for Synecore , a Minneapolis-based inbound marketing agency, it was inevitable that I would have to become very comfortable with the ins and outs of HubSpot. You see, Synecore has been a Gold Level HubSpot Partner for some time now, and I have developed quite a relationship with HubSpot's marketing automation platform during that time. HubSpot is a great tool for numerous reasons, but one of the biggest has to be the integrated analytics found within the platform. HubSpot makes it easy as pie with tracking URLs. What is a HubSpot Tracking URL?

Email Marketing ROI: Measure with Ease Using HubSpot

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HubSpot’s marketing automation software makes it pretty easy. Here’s a simple three-step process to help you measure the ROI of your email marketing campaigns with HubSpot. Tip: I wouldn’t attempt to include a percentage of your monthly HubSpot cost when tracking email marketing ROI. Step 2: Use the Sources Tool within HubSpot. Don’t believe me? There you have it!

How to Organize a Digital Marketing Team – Lessons from Hubspot

Fearless Competitor

The staffing plan idea got me to thinking about lessons I’ve learned about organizing digital marketing teams from my experiences with Hubspot and I ( @fearlesscomp ) was even a featured guest on Hubspot TV with Mike Volpe and Karen Rubin (see image below). First a disclaimer: I don’t actually subscribe to Hubspot any longer. Jeff Ogden on Hubspot TV.

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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B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

industry blogs including Moz, HubSpot, MarketingSherpa, MarketingProfs, Social Media Examiner, and Ragan's PR Daily. social media, data analytics and adwords; and companies such as Marketo and Hubspot. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. The first generation of digital natives expects to be able to complete most of their selection process. know which half." Look for.

HubSpot’s Matt Barby talks data, content creation and maximising the customer experience.

Tomorrow People

Matt Barby, Global Head of Growth and SEO at HubSpot, talked to Birmingham based inbound marketing agency Tomorrow People about the role of data in content creation, the reasons why some SMEs are struggling to capitalise on it and what the future holds for data driven marketing and content creation. SEO Content & Data

Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 3 of 9

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” – Christopher Penn Filed under: Marketing Guru Tagged: Boston , Brand Awareness , content , Hubspot , Inbound , Measurement , PR , Public Relations , Referral Traffic , social media. Marketing Guru Boston Brand Awareness content Hubspot Inbound Measurement PR Public Relations Referral Traffic social mediaAwareness equals audience. Engagement. Action.

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Kaon

Power the Bottom of the Funnel with Sales Enablement, Deborah Farese, Hubspot. Filed under: Marketing Guru Tagged: B2B , BOFU , Buyers journey , customers , Hubspot , Inbound , Kaon , kaoninteractive , Marketing Funnel , Pain Points , Sales and Marketing Alignment , Sales funnel , social media. This will give you a sense of how you should talk to your prospect. Check us out !

Data Plus MarTech: HubSpot and Demandbase Join the Race

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The first was HubSpot ’s announcement yesterday that its CRM offerings would now include access to a 19 million account prospecting database. On the other hand, HubSpot also announced integration with LinkedIn for paid ad campaigns and said a Google AdWords integration is in beta, which are definitely move into outbound territory. No, not one bit.

B2B Marketing Trends for 2016

industry blogs including Moz, HubSpot, MarketingSherpa, MarketingProfs, Social Media Examiner, and Ragan's PR Daily. social media, data analytics and adwords; and companies such as Marketo and Hubspot. B2B Marketing. processes are fundamentally changing. The first generation of digital natives expects to be able to complete most of their selection process. know which half." Look for.

A Tale of Two Sittings: Best of Times with HubSpot and Teradata

Customer Experience Matrix

It’s solid but not flashy, which is a pretty good summary of the Teradata style. I was barely home from Vegas before I headed up to Boston for HubSpot ’s Open House, a small event for primarily for business partners. HubSpot’s main user conference is the INBOUND show in September. adtech hubspot inbound marketing madtech marketing automation marketing clouds martech teradata

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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. The blocks are stored in a library and the same block can appear within multiple emails, HubSpot landing pages, or external Web pages.

Lessons from HubSpot’s State of Inbound Marketing Report

Webbiquity

HubSpot last week released its 2013 State of Inbound Marketing report,  this year weighing in at a massive 175 pages. To get the full story, download the HubSpot report here. At HubSpot, we see the distinguishing factor as how people are using a specific channel more than the definition of the channel itself.” Inbound marketers plan to hire an average of 9.3

3 Productivity Lessons From HubSpot Co-Founder Dharmesh Shah

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This post originally appeared on HubSpot's Sales Blog. Since he co-founded HubSpot almost 10 years ago, the business has grown from $0 to $181M in annual revenue. To read more content like this, subscribe to Sales. Successful founders are productive. It's very much a chicken-or-egg question. Dharmesh Shah is an example of one of those founders. Not too shabby.

Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 4 of 9

Kaon

Filed under: Marketing Guru Tagged: B2B , B2B marketing , B2B mobile marketing , Blog , business challenges , Hubspot , Inbound , marketing. Marketing Guru B2B B2B marketing B2B mobile marketing Blog business challenges Hubspot Inbound marketingThe Relevance Imperative: B2B The Way It Should Be, Presented by Russell Glass from LinkedIn Marketing Solutions. Be relevant early.

HubSpot & Salesforce Sign a Partnership Pact Through 2020

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I’m thrilled to announce that HubSpot has renewed our ISVForce relationship with Salesforce.com through 2020. This is great news for HubSpot, HubSpot’s customers, Salesforce, and Salesforce’s customers. Nearly 20% of HubSpot marketing software customers use Salesforce.com’s CRM product. Ditto there. They will continue to enjoy using the products together.

@HubSpot Eliminates 2 Billion Cold Calls (from #Inbound13)

Smashmouth Marketing

Just prior to Seth Godin stepping on stage, for what was an entertaining and thought provoking keynote, HubSpot CMO, Mike Volpe , announced that " We saved the world from 2 Billion cold calls! " And they did. Inbound marketing techniques continue to evolve, and HubSpot is the pioneer for Inbound. personally may have benefitted by 1 or 2 a day. Things to remember: Scrub the data.

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Filed under: Marketing Guru Tagged: B2B , Boston , CMO , Hubspot , Inbound , Inside sales , Lead generation , marketing , Revenue , sales. Marketing Guru B2B Boston CMO Hubspot Inbound Inside sales Lead generation marketing Revenue salesSales and Marketing Alignment- Don’t listen to the Marketing Consultants, presented by CMO of SmartBear, Bryan Semple.

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.

12 Awesome HubSpot Resources That Won't Cost You a Dime

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Over the years, HubSpot has developed a number of free tools and programs that we love to share with others. 12 Free Features & Tools for Marketers. 1) HubSpot CRM. HubSpot CRM comes with a searchable database to simplify researching and prospecting, powerful browser and email integrations, and impressive enrichment capabilities. 2) Free Stock Photos. For free. Sidekick.

HubSpot Releases Social Inbox and Reveals So Much More

Customer Experience Matrix

I spent yesterday afternoon at HubSpot ’s “Open House” in Cambridge, MA, during which they briefed the community on their business progress, introduced their new Social Inbox, described their approach to marketing and sales alignment, explained their “ culture code ”, and answered questions. Users can respond directly, forward a post to someone else, or add the poster to a HubSpot campaign.

What to Expect During the HubSpot Onboarding Process

Synecore

With HubSpot's marketing automation software platform, by contrast, the onboarding process doesn’t throw any curveballs and is easy to progress through. However, just to make sure you aren’t surprised by any eventuality, I wanted to share the following information with you so you know exactly what do expect during the HubSpot onboarding process. If your site is built on WordPress, you can easily install the tracking code by downloading the HubSpot WordPress plugin. Import Initial Contact List(s) – Now it is time to import your contact list(s) into HubSpot.

HubSpot Signals Product Review "She just read the email" (from #Inbound13)

Smashmouth Marketing

Last week at Inbound, HubSpot announced a new product, Signals. In simple terms, Signals is a Chrome extension that tracks and notifies you when someone has activity on emails, LinkedIn, Salesforce and HubSpot. Brilliant work HubSpot! Screenshot from HubSpot site: Notification summary (as of the date of this post): Email. HubSpot. It also tells you one other fact.