56 Reasons Why Content Marketing Works
B2B Marketing Insider
JANUARY 2, 2015
56 Reasons Why Content Marketing Works: 2014 Edition from NewsCred. Hubspot ). Hubspot ). Marketers work in very small teams: 81% of all content teams contain fewer than six people. Hubspot ). Hubspot ). Hubspot ). Hubspot ). Hubspot ). Hubspot ). Hubspot ). Hubspot ). Hubspot ). Hubspot ). Hubspot ).
87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012
OCTOBER 16, 2012
60% of people who use three or more digital means of research for product purchases learned about a specific brand or retailer from a social networking site. Looking at five leading social networks (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+ and Pinterest), Fortune 100 company names are mentioned more than 10 million times per month. YouTube and Video Marketing Trends. HubSpot ).
6 Reasons a Blog Should be the Center of Any Social Content Strategy
JUNE 4, 2012
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. You can post a video on YouTube, pin an infographic on Pinterest, upload a presentation to SlideShare, and embed any of these in a blog post. Recent research shows that only 37% of the Inc. Fresh content.
'Being Full of Sh*t Doesn't Work Anymore'
MAY 9, 2013
His message sounds a lot like the philosophy of HubSpot, where we believe that instead of interrupting people with ads and spam, companies can use inbound techniques to draw customers toward them. So I wasn’t entirely surprised that when I first met HubSpot CEO Brian Halligan he mentioned The Naked Brand and told me how much he liked it. It’s not to say that advertising doesn’t work.
This Week in Content Marketing: Chaos in the Media Coming Soon to a Platform Near You
AUGUST 8, 2015
In this week’s episode, Robert and I discuss the ridiculous way that HubSpot handled a recent scandal with a “tell-all” news release. Rants and raves include the social media mob mentality surrounding the death of Cecil the lion and why YouTube’s top stars aren’t making as much money as you think. Joe’s rant: My rant for this week is focused on YouTube. This week’s show.
The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. Austin, Texas-based Susan Beebe works in Corporate Communications – Social Media Management at Dell. Then I was recruited to work in the Exhibitions Department.
9 Reasons Why Your Social Media Strategy Isn’t Working
DECEMBER 14, 2010
And there are so many options, from Facebook , to Twitter , to LinkedIn , to YouTube, and the list goes on and on. If this feeling sounds familiar to you, here are some reasons why your social media strategy might not be working for your business. 1. “Interesting” doesn’t just includes your latest product releases or discount offerings. Connect with HubSpot
18 (of the) Best Web Analytics Guides of 2011
APRIL 3, 2012
On the one hand, the data should allow companies to monitor every activity, every campaign, to evaluate based on solid data what’s working, what’s not, and where to expend budget, time and effort to improve results. YouTube Launches New and Improved YouTube Analytics by HubSpot Blog. The measurability of the web can be a double-edged sword. Brilliant.
9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool
MARCH 23, 2011
Whether you’ve a selection team working on this or the entire project has been delegated to you, here are nine critical considerations to keep in mind as you review and evaluate your options. Virtually every social media monitoring tool worthy of the label covers the big social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter), social bookmarking sites (Digg, Reddit) and content sharing sites (YouTube, Flickr). The best also monitor message boards and forums, easy to overlook but critical particularly for niche b2b products and services. But how do you choose one? Value.
Learn to Code: 16 Handy Resources to Get Started
APRIL 11, 2016
And many of us are still unclear how it all works -- how writing and combining complex strings of words and characters can lead to the creation of web browsers, websites, operating systems, smartphone apps, and more. And to help you learn how to code (or to simply help you better understand how coding works), we've put together an exhaustive list of resources. HubSpot Resource.
55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
According to a HubSpot study, 71% of marketers viewed Twitter as a useful marketing tool last year, up from just 39% in 2009. How can you “train your CEO to use social media productively? Most valuable is his dissection of the best way to use the popular social sites, YouTube and blogging in an integrated manner that capitalizes on the strengths of each platform.
B2B social media case studies - 3 you can learn from and why they work
NOVEMBER 8, 2010
Communications Conversations Conversations about digital PR strategy Home About Arik Work With Me Around The Web Speaking Contact Subscribe From The Blog 3 B2B social media case studies and why they work Posted by arikhanson on 17. So, let’s take a look today at three B2B social media case studies–and why they work particularly well. B2B case studies. Cheers, Arik.
7 Quick Ways to Free Up More Time in Your Day
JULY 6, 2015
It's like your brain is ready to do work, but then your hand hits the mouse and before you know it you're five scrolls down your Facebook News Feed. Between social media, email notifications, and the place where productivity goes to die (yep, YouTube), staying focused on the task at hand is easier said than done. Productivity Professional Development DailyEnter Trello.
Focusing on your Klout score is detrimental to your business
AUGUST 22, 2012
We've been fielding questions from clients (and potential clients) about Klout scores, Hubspot, and what all these services mean for their websites and their businesses. The questions I receive are typically "how can I get my Klout score higher?", "should I fork over lots of money to Hubspot?" Who is Hubspot? Please continue reading for our analysis. What is Klout? Possibly.
10 Interesting Content Ideas for You
Ad Your Comment Here
JULY 21, 2011
This month HubSpot came out with a great report on 100 Community Manager Content Ideas. For all the bloggers out there: Re-interpret existing content: Collect the top motivational YouTube videos for your audience, top ebooks, top webinars or infographics. Let us know if you try any of these, or have other ones that work! We thought we’d pull a few good ones out for you, below.
The Enemy of Productivity
The Effective Marketer
NOVEMBER 4, 2009
The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking The Enemy of Productivity Did you get anything done today? The chart above shows in a funny way that you sometimes feel more productive when you are checking email, and that you may turn to it if you get bored, and from personal experience I have felt the same way.
Best Social Media Stats and Market Research of 2010 (So Far)
SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
The two most important criteria when hiring a social media consultant are examples of previous work and recommendations; number of Twitter followers is the 12th-most important factor. Social Media Revolution by YouTube. YouTube now hosts more than 100 million videos and is the second largest search engine. How are employees using the Internet at work? YouTube now.
Hubspot Offers Small Business Marketers a Big Bundle of Features
Customer Experience Matrix
JULY 30, 2009
Summary: Hubspot offers a bundle of Web traffic generation and lead management features in one low-cost package. Hubspot has accepted this challenge. Although Hubspot positions itself as an “inbound marketing system,” it actually does more than the search engine optimization, blogging, social media interactions and related analytics needed to generate Web traffic. But Hubspot also applies automation to improve results without making the user work harder. Free versions of these and other graders are available from Hubspot at Grader.com.
21 of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides of 2013 (So Far)
OCTOBER 8, 2013
Social media management, even for SMB organizations, takes a full-time salary worth of work. ” 30 Terrible Pieces of Social Media Advice You Should Ignore by HubSpot. steps to rank your video higher on YouTube by iMedia Connection. Jon Whiting lists seven tips for improving video rank on YouTube. Email can work. ” stage to the “how do I do it?”
How to Figure Out What Keywords Your Potential Customers are Using
DECEMBER 1, 2015
Now, in English; a keyword – in HubSpot’s words – is most often, “a word or phrase that is a topic of significance.”. HubSpot, narrows down the answer to Why do I Need Keywords? Anyone who is familiar with your business, uses your product, purchases your goods… even those who choose a competitor – those are your people. At the center of those pieces are keywords. Pretty cool.
5 Proven Digital Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses in 2016
DECEMBER 15, 2015
In fact, if we’re to believe these statistics, nearly everyone reading this article either owns or is working for a small business that is allocating a portion of its relatively modest marketing budget on a positively dizzying array of potential 2016 digital marketing initiatives. Inbound marketing empowers companies to do just that, realigning the brand’s internal-facing focus on sales, marketing, and product toward an external-facing focus on strategic decision-making based on the wants and needs of the customer. Let me explain. Small Business Rules. According to U.S. million.
33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far
AUGUST 28, 2012
To do it well requires a tremendous time commitment, and regardless of what your life and lifestyle entails, the time you spend on social comes with an opportunity cost price tag,” Jay Baer offers six tips for getting more done in social media in less time, such as listening to podcasts while commuting or working out, and utilizing tools like Buffer and If This Then That. Get a dog.
33 Inspiring B2B digital marketing case studies
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
MAY 21, 2015
OPENTEXT : A software solution for enterprise information management, created a personalized new customer onboarding site offering a variety of assets (white papers, checklists, product pages, ebooks, case studies) and content to welcome new clients and provide upsell, cross-sell opportunities. HUBSPOT : Focused social media on solving customers’ problems as a way to earn leads. For
48 Phenomenal SEO Guides, Tips & Tactics
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Frank Strong showcases an infographic from Neil Patel that provides a simple, widely accepted explanation of how Google’s search algorithm (probably) works, including the importance of keyword domains, image optimization, domain age, social shares, title tags, keyword repetition, content length, and other factors. How Long Does SEO Take To Start Working? SEO is product.
Paid Advertising 101: Understanding Search and Display Advertising
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
In short, paid advertising is working for brands just like yours. Bing Network) gives your business an efficient means to scale your brand message and content by tapping into their massive networks to show relevant ads to the people who are most likely to be interested in your products and services. billion in online ad revenues in the US, up 22.5% year over year. Read on. Keywords.
New Data: Why Your Fans Aren't Following You on Social Media
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
But does that approach actually work? New research from HubSpot suggests otherwise. YouTube clinches third with 44% of consumers expecting you to have a presence on the platform. That’s where clear buyer personas can help determine if your ideal customer is a Pinterest addict or a die-hard YouTube watcher. 2) Don’t be a broken record. HubSpot No so fast.
Best of 2009: Social Media Marketing, Part 1
JANUARY 10, 2010
Traditional ROI measures fail to take into account the search value of social media engagement, as well as the value of the customer service and product enhancements that social listening and interaction can provide. by HubSpot. Mark Walsh reports that “ blogging (is) the most important lead-generation source among social media options, followed by StumbleUpon, YouTube, Facebook, De.lic.ious and Digg (not a surprising result, considering that those other sites tend to support a corporate blog, not replace it). ROI Is Dead by StraightUpSearch. by Dave Fleet.
29 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Infographics of 2013
JANUARY 14, 2014
Places You’re Guaranteed to Find Great Content to Tweet by HubSpot. Shannon Johnson presents an excellent collection of resources to help curate content for Twitter (or other uses), ranging from Feedly (which lets you follow pretty much anything—blogs, #topics, vimdeo and YouTube channels, tumblrs, comics, recipes, news sites, podcasts, magazines and more) to StumbleUpon. Why?”.
22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
Catherine Pham presents the basics about a range of helpful social media tools in this slide deck, from commonly used platforms like HubSpot, Buffer and Hootsuite to more specialized tools such as Tweepi and Twitonomy for Twitter, viralWoot and Piqora for Pinterest and Instagram, and Circloscope for Google+. ” 6 Super Quick Social Media Productivity Tips + 23 Tools to Help!
12 Clever Ways to Use More Visuals on Social Media
DECEMBER 5, 2014
While that sounds like a lot of work, it can have a huge payoff -- this tactic has helped us double the impact of our posts. Grab this guide & learn to write better marketing copy: [link] pic.twitter.com/Cpe1EF6yrp — HubSpot (@HubSpot). Upload the video to YouTube, add some music to it, and share away. 6) Embed Native Facebook Video. It''s hard to write good.
Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1
NOVEMBER 28, 2011
Sure, teenagers spend a lot of time on YouTube, but did you know that three-quarters of business executives watch work-related online videos weekly? Among the findings: “Three-quarters of all executives said they watched work-related videos on business websites at least once a week, and more than half did the same on YouTube.” Or that 73% of U.S. Oh yeah.
Lean Marketing: How to Run Your Marketing Team Like a Startup
OCTOBER 17, 2012
Picture this: You're working on a great new ebook that's going to generate lots of new leads for your sales team. An hour later, your biggest competitor announces a big product launch, and your team is bombarding you with questions about how to respond. Rather, it's a methodology pioneered by entrepreneur and author Eric Ries as it relates to product development at startups.
What You Need to Know This Morning: June 7, 2013
JUNE 7, 2013
Yet at the same time, they want to be active participants in shaping brands, and they want to “co-create” products and services. We’ll do something on it here on the HubSpot blog, too. 3) YouTube Is Crushing it on Mobile. YouTube’s mobile ad sales have tripled in the past six months, Bloomberg reports. When YouTube was baked into Apple’s iOS, Google couldn’t show ads.
Content Marketing Is A Strategic Solution To A Strategic Problem
B2B Marketing Insider
DECEMBER 2, 2014
YouTube video of your advertising campaign is not content marketing. No more advertising department working directly with agencies to do whatever they want. like how Hubspot breaks their marketing organization into the stages of the funnel. They’ve got Early stage (brand and buzz), Middle (Demand Gen) and late (Product). Or worse, they are campaigns. Cost per lead.