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How to use social media for B2B

Chris Koch

Image by HubSpot via Flickr. For example, the number of RSS subscribers bloggers have, the number of comments to the blog post, the number of page views, etc. I want to do something ambitious and I’m hoping you’ll help.

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How to beat Hubspot at its own game

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I like to help new bloggers and I had an interesting conversation a few weeks ago with a young woman who was exasperated over what seemed like a hopeless situation. “How can I ever beat Hubspot?” First let me say that I admire HubSpot so this is not an anti-HubSpot post.

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The Ultimate List of Websites Every Blogger Should Bookmark

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All bloggers have a number of websites that they visit every single day. What are some of the best websites that all bloggers should add to their bookmark bar? Check out 22 of the HubSpot blogging team's favorites below. 22 Websites Every Blogger Should Bookmark.

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

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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.

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How the HubSpot CMO Screens for Top Marketing Talent

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At HubSpot, we like to use the acronym "DARC," which stands for digital, analytical, reach, and content: Digital means they live their lives online and are familiar and comfortable with blogging, social media, and the web in general.

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The Business Blogger's Ultimate Guide to Mastering Lead Generation

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For HubSpot's blog, we've found that banner CTAs that stand out from the rest of the page tend to perform the best. Note: HubSpot customers can easily A/B test CTAs using HubSpot's CTA tools.).

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Confessions of a Full-Time Blogger

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A recent conversation a few of us full-time bloggers had via our corporate chat platform: "Before I check the style guide , does anyone remember if we capitalize the word my in headlines?". 25 Confessions From Full-Time Bloggers and Content Creators.

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Want to Be a Better Blogger? Embrace Structure

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If you''re a HubSpot COS customer, beginning today, you will have access to blogging blueprints right within your account. If you do not have the HubSpot COS, we have five blog post templates that you can use to create blog content no matter what CMS you are using.

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The 24 Best Online Writing Tools and Apps

Webbiquity

Sample review: “As a newer blogger, I used to type my posts in WordPress itself because when I would type them in Word I had coding issues after I pasted them into the post…I was introduced to this program and instantly fell in love. Showcase reviews: HubSpot, TNW News, Quick Sprout.

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B2B Marketing Stats from HubSpot’s Marketing Data Box

Webbiquity

HubSpot last week released the Marketing Data Box , a 3.4 Trade mags are struggling to maintain their value as they compete with industry analysts putting more content online, independent bloggers, and of course B2B marketers themselves publishing more of their own original content.

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Polish up your best content to drive content marketing value

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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. By Luke O’Kelly {grow} Community Member.

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Dear HubSpot: My Mom Is the Only Person Reading My Blog

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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. Budding Blogger in Boulder. Hey folks, welcome to the second installment of this column.

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A Vivid Vision for HubSpot's Content

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Giving away your health data is about as inbound as it gets,” observed Volpe when he wrapped up the interview from HubSpot’s brand new Cambridge recording studio. She mentioned a specific blogger who would get angry when she’d be scooped by a commercial blog.

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10 Free Tools Every Business Blogger Should Bookmark

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As a business blogger , most of the tools you need to do your job live right up there in your noggin. Here are 10 free tools that will make you a better business blogger , and how to use them. 10 Free Tools Business Bloggers Should Bookmark.

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8 Reasons Even YOU Can Be a Kick-Butt Business Blogger

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Well the truth is, I know any one of you -- yes, even you -- can be an amazing business blogger. Most business bloggers can very rarely sit down to write a blog post without conducting some research along the way.

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20 B2B Marketers Losing their Brand on Pinterest

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Hubspot : In classic Hubspot style, Hubspot’s boards are all about content. It isn’t surprising to see Hubspot as an early adopter on Pinterest. Given the focus on Pinterest from marketing bloggers and press, it isn’t surprising to see Hubspot and Constant Contact, both focused on marketers, active on Pinterest. Social Media B2B marketing Constant Contact General Electric hubspot pinterestPinterest is the marketing flavor du jour.

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87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity

Of Twitter’s 165 million users, half access Twitter on mobile devices at least occasionally. ( HubSpot ). 75 of the Fortune 100 companies use LinkedIn in their corporate hiring process. ( HubSpot ). HubSpot ). HubSpot ). billion) are smartphones. ( HubSpot ).

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Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers

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Blog HubSpot TV Contributors Marketing Kit Internet Marketing Blog The HubSpot Inbound Internet Marketing blog covers all of inbound marketing - SEO, Blogging, Social Media, Landing Pages, Lead Generation and Analytics. Submit guest post ideas to rburnes[at]hubspot[dot]com.

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34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011

Webbiquity

The Ultimate Google+ Cheat Sheet by HubSpot Blog. ** 5 STARS. 10 Guaranteed Ways to Get More Google+ Page Followers by HubSpot Blog. How Google+ Is Changing the Web, Even Though No One Wants It To by HubSpot Blog.

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Confessions of a Former Journalist: What I Learned From Becoming a Corporate Blogger

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Thankfully, my worries were quickly quelled once I started at HubSpot. Being a journalist vs. being a blogger? While good bloggers should also be concerned with the truth, uncovering things isn’t necessary their driving motive. “She’s going to the dark side.”

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The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity

These women are executives, thought leaders, bloggers, authors and role models for younger women with an interest in technology. Next year, Cheryl and I tentatively plan to honor #Nifty50 Women and Men Writers, including bloggers, journalists, authors, and PR professionals.

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17 Foolish Mistakes to Avoid as a Guest Blogger

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As a guest blogger, you need to have the skill sets of an SEO expert, a public relations professional, and obviously, a blogger , in order to be successful. Most guest bloggers do this as a result of having no (or a poorly crafted) guest blogging strategy. Connect with HubSpot

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The 14 Best Content Planning and Research Tools

Webbiquity

HARO (Help a Reporter Out) gives journalists and bloggers access to a database of sources for upcoming stories, and offers subject matter experts daily opportunities to secure valuable media coverage. Showcase reviews: HubSpot, SnapApp. HubSpot.

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The 16 Best Sites for Free Stock Photos and Videos

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12) HubSpot Free Stock Photos. HubSpot’s library of 500+ free stock photos. ” — HubSpot. Showcase reviews: HubSpot. A collection of more than 3,600 categorized and searchable free images for bloggers. HubSpot.

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Introducing the Blog Topic Generator, Learning to Not Hate Writing, and More in HubSpot Content This Week

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Check it out, fellow bloggers. In a recent tip post from our 30-Day Blog Challenge series, David Berkowitz , Chief Marketing Officer at MRY, reminds us that there''s a whole community of bloggers out there -- a community that can prove quite helpful to bloggers in need of assistance.

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9 Questions You MUST Ask Before Hiring a Freelance Blogger

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Many will hire an in-house blogger to create content and manage the blog's CMS. Others don't need a full-time employee(s) to manage their blogging needs, though, and will opt for a part-time, freelance blogger. Connect with HubSpot

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"Free" Stock Photos, New Gmail Layouts, and More in HubSpot Content This Month [March Roundup]

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At HubSpot, we understand that the technologies that you rely on to complete your daily tasks are constantly changing. Confessions of a Full-Time Blogger. This post offers some little confessions from the full-time bloggers at HubSpot.

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Apparently It’s Now Safe (Again) to Use “Free” in a Subject Line

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In follow-up to the recent 2013 Marketo Summit , the marketing team at ReachForce , a leading provider of B2B data services, sent a message to attendees (including this blogger) crowing about the success of their traffic builder campaign , an email that generated a 42.8%

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

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How to Fight Trolls: A Blogger’s Survival Guide. For bloggers, there are few things more frustrating than the an internet troll hijacking the discussion in the comments on your posts. The most pervasive problem that bloggers face is poor organization.

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How to Create an Infographic in an Hour, the Sexiest CTAs on the Web, and More in HubSpot Content This Week

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Last week , we tried a new type of weekly roundup featuring HubSpot content you may have missed. I don''t know about you, but Sunday is my day to catch up on life.

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Tools that help generate blogging ideas

Biznology

Every blogger knows the challenge of finding topics to write about. Hubspot’s Blog Topic Generator. Hubspot’s generator came up with these great ideas. Blogging blogging content daily briefings google trends HubSpot king content portent Quora soolve Tools

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How Everybody Wins with HubSpot's Funding « The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking How Everybody Wins with HubSpot’s Funding As everyone in the marketing industry surely knows by now, HubSpot raised $32 million in additional funding.

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A report from the epicenter of content marketing conferences

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Over the past two weeks I had the pleasure and honor of speaking at two premier content marketing conferences: Content Marketing World in Cleveland and Hubspot’s Inbound conference in Boston.

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Recommended Reading – 7/9/15

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The Ultimate Guide to Writing Comments That Open Doors with Popular Bloggers – Boost Blog Traffic. 15 Habits of Highly Effective Content Marketers – HubSpot Blog. Ninja Guide to Content Creation: Top 10 Writing Tools – Content Marketing Institute.

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Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Most bloggers tweet each of their posts only once. 8 Ways to Not Get ReTweeted by HubSpot Blog. Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December.

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9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity

A blogger raises a question about your company’s financial outlook. Social Media Marketing Alterian SM2 analytics Beevolve BP social media failure Buzzlogic Cision Converseon free social media monitoring tools HubSpot Jive Klout Lithium OneRiot Radian6 realtime alerts Salesforce.com Scout Labs social media monitoring tools social monitoring tools Socialmention SproutSocial Sysomos Topsy Trackur UberVU Vosuc workflow

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Marketing Hall of Shame: HubSpot's Worst Marketing Mistakes, Revisited

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As a little marketing therapy on this fine Monday morning, last week the HubSpot marketing team sat down and relived some of HubSpot's most mortifying marketing mistakes, and of course thought it'd only be prudent to publish them for everyone to peruse through at their leisure.

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