8 Years, 4 Major Trends: The Evolution of Websites From 2007 to Now

Hubspot

Think about what happened in 2007, for instance. Websites created in 2007 look, feel, and function totally different than their 2015 counterparts. In the post below, I'll go through four of the major web trends that have changed since 2007. A lot can happen in eight years.

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Webcast: Closed-Loop Lead Generation & Management

B2B Lead Generation Blog

B2B Lead Generation Blog About Free Resources Get FREE Updates Instantly Get A FREE Chapter from my book. FREE E-Book 8 Critical success factors for lead generation Just tell us where to send your FREE updates Subscribe in a reader Podcast Feed Subscribe via iTunes Recognition Thanks for Reading!

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Social Media Pundits Disconnect from B2B Marketing

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Read More] Tracked on June 20, 2007 at 10:50 AM Comments Social Media Pundits Disconnect from B2B Marketing As someone in B2B, do you feel left out of the social media buzz? B2B Lead Generation Blog About Free Resources Get FREE Updates Instantly Get A FREE Chapter from my book.

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: On building targeted lists for B2B Lead Generation Programs

B2B Lead Generation Blog

March 30, 2007 | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference On building targeted lists for B2B Lead Generation Programs : Comments On building targeted lists for B2B Lead Generation Programs Would you buy this business card?

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The Interview as Sony False Flag Publicity Stunt

Biznology

Crisis Management Reputation Management Viral Marketing Associated Press Business Insider Central Intelligence Agency Interview (2007 film) James Franco Kim Jong-un North Korea Seth Rogen Sony Sony Pictures Entertainment

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: MarketingSherpa Demand Generation Summit 2007

B2B Lead Generation Blog

B2B Lead Generation Blog About Free Resources Get FREE Updates Instantly Get A FREE Chapter from my book. FREE E-Book 8 Critical success factors for lead generation Just tell us where to send your FREE updates Subscribe in a reader Podcast Feed Subscribe via iTunes Recognition Thanks for Reading!

Top 100 Social Media Blogs for 2007

WebMarketCentral

The VirtualHosting blog just announced their list of the Top 100 Social Media and Social Networking Blogs for 2007. tags: VirtualHosting blog, Top 100 Social Media and Social Networking Blogs for 2007, Web 2.0,

The ROI of Website Redesigns per Forrester

WebMarketCentral

Forrester Research makes a collection of its past webcasts on various online marketing topics freely available (registration required). I recently checked out one of their presentations from about a year ago titled "The ROI of Web Site Redesigns Made Simple" by Harley Manning and Jeffrey North.

Anything Goes Marketing on the Globe and Mail

Anything Goes Marketing

Chad PS - Ok, so his last post was from June 2007 but you can`t take that screenshot away from me! Here I was minding my own business, taking in some caffeine while I scanned my web traffic. What did I find? I`ve been added to the blogroll on Canada`s largest national newspaper.

Resources on Aligning Marketing and Sales for B2B Companies

Anything Goes Marketing

If you somehow stumbled on this post and said "Yes, this is just what I was looking for and will help save our company" you really need to get a hold of yourself!

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Tips for Confirmation Pages

Anything Goes Marketing

Well, here I am on the east coast and stuck at the airport due to this freezing rain. Grrrr!! I came across a few interesting tips for your confirmation pages: Using Audio and Chat on Your Confirmation Pages In what seems like ages ago, I wrote a post about blogging while being stuck at airport.

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Email and Video: Tactics you can use Today

Anything Goes Marketing

I may be getting older but I had a crazy flashback yesterday. I went to the movies to see August Rush (I give it 1 thumbs up) and of course I was forced to sit through about 20 commercials that mostly focused on gifts I must buy before the move started.

How do Marketers Measure Online Marketing?

Anything Goes Marketing

While there is a big push these days to get to the true ROI of your online marketing campaigns, we don't seem to be there yet.

Americans Hate Canadians

Anything Goes Marketing

I'm pretty steamed at the moment. I don't know how else to explain this but to say that Americans hate their brothers and sisters to the North. Are you guys jealous of our health care system or something? What is it??

What is RSS? Check out this video

Anything Goes Marketing

Instead of me writing about what RSS (Real Simple Syndication) is , I'll let this whiteboard geek tell you all about it (thanks MarketingProfs!). Feel free to pass this along to your manager who doesn't understand what the hell RSS is and doesn't want to invest in it: Chad H.

Looking for Ideas to Generate More Leads?

Anything Goes Marketing

If your company is generating enough leads already, please stop reading right there. Still here? There is an excellent FREE report from RainToday that has just been launched called: The One Piece Of Advice You Can't Generate Leads Without.

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Easy Tip: Maximizing Your Whitepaper Downloads

Anything Goes Marketing

I'm going through my old emails and I found one of those rare MarketingSherpa studies that are "open to the public". This is a great one that focuses on B2B lead generation.

5 Ways to Set Expectations in Online Marketing

Anything Goes Marketing

I was camping this past weekend and my sister brought with her a CD of this hilarious comedian, John Pinette. If you haven't heard of him, you will soon enough. Here's a clip of him describing how he hates lines of any kind. Why is this so funny? I think we all hate lines. We all hate waiting.

How to Adjust Your Landing Pages For Search

Anything Goes Marketing

Does your website have a home page? Ok, that's a stupid question but because of the preponderance of use of search engines in browsing the web, home pages are just not the same as they once were.

Combining Direct Mail with Your Online Marketing Efforts

Anything Goes Marketing

Many B2B marketers today are either slashing their direct mail budgets or drastically changing the focus of these campaigns to make them more targeted. MarketingSherpa in conjunction with KnowledgeStorm have released a recent study that demonstrates that direct mail is still relevant.

Driving More Web Traffic: The Community Effect

Anything Goes Marketing

I was at a wedding this past weekend and I was talking to a 10 and 12 year old who were avid "gamers" (video game players). As a side note I equate gaming with gambling as they both can be costly and are ridiculously addictive.

How to Improve Your Email Newsletter

Anything Goes Marketing

Do you have an email newsletter? Many B2B and B2C companies produce a newsletter or newsletters that are geared to a specific audience or audiences.

Don't Use "Click Here" in Emails", Use This Instead.

Anything Goes Marketing

Stefan Pollard over at EmailLabs has provided some good tips for creating call to actions for your emails in his article called: " 8 Tips for a Stronger Call to Action ". Here are the main points that I took away from it: Stop using "Click here" in your emails! Enough already!!

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Elect Susie! Here is Some Creative Viral Marketing

Anything Goes Marketing

10 year old Susie Flynn has just announced her intention to run for the US presidency and if I was American, I just might consider her. She is trying to raise awareness for children in America without health insurance. There is in fact 9 million children in America without health insurance!

Web 2. Slowww - Low Adapatation by Corporations

Anything Goes Marketing

The discussions around web 2.0. continue to peak my interest and a recent article from emarketer.com shows how little progress large corporations have made in this area.

USA Today is Web 2.0. OK

Anything Goes Marketing

If you're looking for an example of a website that employs some of the latest and greatest of web 2.0. and does it successfully, look no further then USA Today. USA Today has reported a 380% surge in web traffic since it re-built its website last month with over 40,000 more user generated comments.

I Want My LTV Shirt!

Customer Experience Matrix

I received my custom-printed “LTV RULES!” t-shirts yesterday. Naturally, you buy these over the Internet. The customer experience was painless at www.designashirt.com and I’d highly recommend them. What’s interesting from a Client X Client point of view is that the company offered a $.50

How do you allow prospects to get closer to your product?

Anything Goes Marketing

Have you ever been miffed when trying to test out a product from a website?

Streb Defies Gravity at ICA Boston

Smashmouth Marketing

My sister Anne treated Linda and I last night to a show at the new Institute of Contemporary Art museum in Boston. Lot's to point out in one post. The facility is a design masterpiece with the use of space and location all in a dramatic structure that seems to grow from the edge of the Boston Harbor.

Feed Icons Library Part II for Blogs

Anything Goes Marketing

I wanted to do a follow up post from my original Feed Icon Library post as there are so many new icons out there that you can add to your blog! Be Original with Your Blog Why use a different feed subscribe icon? Why not just use the regular orange feed icon that you typically see?

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Chris Botti and Billy Kilson

Smashmouth Marketing

Saw Chris Botti the other night with Linda. Her thoughtful birthday gift for me. The show was fantastic. Chris is energetic, and a showman. The first show highlight for me was A Thousand Kisses Deep based upon the song from one of my all time favorite song writers/poets, Leonard Cohen.

Viral Marketing in B2B - It Works!

Anything Goes Marketing

When comparing B2B marketing to B2C, many see B2B as having very generic campaigns that lack the excitement and creativity of B2C. For example, you rarely have celebrity endorsements or crazy contests that reach millions that you typically see with brands such as Nike or Coke.

Even Your Father is on YouTube

Anything Goes Marketing

Are you thinking about different ways to build demand for your products or services or just to attract more people to your website or blog?

Drive Web Traffic or Drive Loyalty?

Anything Goes Marketing

Yes, it's been a while but it's taken some time for my wife and I to settle into our new place. I'm still getting used to the commute (a bus, a subway and a frickin' streetcar - you have to love Toronto transit).

Adding a Feedback Survey to an Email

Anything Goes Marketing

It's a known fact that forms in emails will not render properly in Outlook 2007 and Hotmail but you may find an increase in conversions for forms directly in the email. Should you or should you not place a survey (form) in your email? I've seen both positive and negative results and all that I can suggest is to test this for yourself.

Unica Strategy Stays the Course

Customer Experience Matrix

The one major acquisition in 2007 was Marketing Central, which provides hosted marketing resource management. I recently caught up with Unica Vice President Andrew Hally as part of my review of developments at the major marketing automation vendors. It’s been a good year for Unica, which will break $100 million in annual revenue for the first time. On the product front, they continue their long-time strategy of offering all the software a marketing department would need.

Ace Hardware Fits Ads to Customer Context

Customer Experience Matrix

Ace Hardware Hopes So ", BrandWeek , June 6, 2007). As you almost certainly didn’t notice, I didn’t make a blog post yesterday. For no logical reason, this makes me feel guilty. So, since I happened to just see an interesting article, I’ll make two today. A piece in this week’s BrandWeek describes a promotion by Ace Hardware that will allow people who are tracking a hurricane to find a nearby hardware store (" Look Like Rain?

Enough About LTV: Let's Talk Mobile

Customer Experience Matrix

The New York Times , May 7, 2007, Business Day, page C1) and the other is inside (“Cellphones Tailored for Any Organization”, The New York Times , May 7, 2007, Business Day, page c7). This follows a piece last month in BusinessWeek (“ The Sell-Phone Revolution ”, BusinessWeek , April 23, 2007). One final thought on last week’s string regarding LTV vs. product-based metrics.

Survey Highlights Interest in Marketing Performance Measurement

Customer Experience Matrix

According to The CMO Council , “the majority of marketers feel that their top goal in 2007 is to quantify and measure the value of marketing programs and investments (43.8%)” and “respondents tapped [marketing] performance dashboards as the top automated solution to be deployed in 2007.”

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Advanced Analytics and Still More Reasons I Love QlikView

Customer Experience Matrix

Products that sold two installations over the past three years might have added another six in 2007. I’m at the National Center for Database Marketing Conference this week. NCDM is always a good place to get a feel for what’s on people’s minds. One theme I’ve picked up is a greater interest in advanced analytics.

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