Lessons from HubSpot’s State of Inbound Marketing Report
APRIL 29, 2013
HubSpot last week released its 2013 State of Inbound Marketing report, this year weighing in at a massive 175 pages. But as always, the report is crammed with useful facts, interesting stats, and vital tips, tools and techniques for inbound marketing success.
Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 7 of 9
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
Power the Bottom of the Funnel with Sales Enablement, Deborah Farese, Hubspot. Here are 6 tips to help your company power the bottom of the funnel with sales enablement: Prioritize leads and help leverage triggering events. Lead with customer pain points in your pitch deck.
Infographic: The State of Marketing Automation Maturity
JUNE 29, 2015
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12 Awesome HubSpot Resources That Won't Cost You a Dime
DECEMBER 22, 2015
Over the years, HubSpot has developed a number of free tools and programs that we love to share with others. 1) HubSpot CRM. Our CRM is easy to adopt and helps businesses automate their sales processes to save time, money, and energy. Missed out on HubSpot's annual INBOUND event?
Lead Generation: 5 tips to generate leads faster on LinkedIn
B2B Lead Generation Blog
APRIL 1, 2013
Tweet Wouldn’t it be great if you could just collect hot leads by spending a few minutes a day on LinkedIn? They said it is possible to generate hot leads in a few minutes a day. Here are their five essential tips to getting to the point where it’s easy to generate leads on LinkedIn.
24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011
JANUARY 16, 2012
Despite any recent recent rants you may have seen about how blogging is dead or blogs are passé , the fact of the matter is that business blogging is now more important than ever. 12 things every business blogger should know how to do by Ragan’s PR Daily.
6 Business Challenges Every Small Business Struggles With (And How to Fix Them)
APRIL 25, 2017
In the first few years of business, small companies come up against a lot of different challenges. Bureau of Labor Statistics , about 20% of small businesses fail by the end of their first year. 6 Small Business Problems & How to Fix Them. 5) Lead Generation.
Useful Tips from Inbound Marketing Summit and Hubspot User Group
Customer Experience Matrix
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
I spent three days last week at the Inbound Marketing Summit and Hubspot User Group in Boston. Michael Damphousse, Green Leads - 30% higher response rate to 3 sentence text email than HTML email - 10x more likely to reach a lead by telephone if call within first hour of submission - 15% higher chance of answering a call from a local phone number - leave a voicemail that says you are sending an email and ask for a reply - peak answering times are 7:30 to 9 a.m.
How to Deliver the Perfect Business Pitch: 8 Tips Inspired by 'Shark Tank'
JUNE 23, 2016
A great business pitch is among the first of many hurdles an entrepreneur must jump to get their company off the ground. While it's not necessarily an indicator of future success, it's a critical moment for any business. 8 Tips From Successful Shark Tank Product Pitches.
The Evolution of HubSpot's Email Marketing Strategy: An Insider's Story
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Over the last eight years, lots of things have changed in HubSpot''s marketing. And our monthly lead numbers? The early success of HubSpot''s lead generation playbook can be attributed to this single asset and opt-in strategy. Email became a key lead gen source for us.
7 Real Marketing Interview Questions From HubSpot's CMO
JANUARY 8, 2013
Now, I've held off from publishing these for a long time because I think great hiring is a key ingredient in my secret sauce, but the desire to do great inbound marketing by sharing tips with the community and demonstrating thought leadership has finally won out, so have at 'em.
The Beginner's Guide to Small Business Marketing Online
MARCH 6, 2017
Whether you're in the process of launching a new business or already have one, having an strong online presence for your brand is extremely important. Small business owners looking for a way to track ROI and brand awareness need digital marketing. Social Media for Local Businesses.
48 Phenomenal SEO Guides, Tips & Tactics
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Find the answers to those questions and many more here in four dozen phenomenal SEO guides, tips and tricks from the past year. Expert SEO Guides, Tips and Tricks. Facebook’s VP of Growth Gives You Tips on Growing Your Product by KISSmetrics.
The Anatomy of a Lead-Generating Website
NOVEMBER 11, 2016
There are plenty of ways to increase the number of people visiting your site, but unless you convert these visitors into leads, you won't be able to ultimately get new customers. As a result, your business won't be able to grow at a healthy rate. 1) Lead generation forms.
Want More Success Using Instagram? Experts Share Their Best Tips for Businesses [Live Hangout]
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
Got an account but struggling to get more followers and turn them into leads? We’ve got tools and solutions to all of that, whether you’re new to or experienced with using Instagram for business. Social Media Business Daily Promo
10 Most Popular B2B Lead Blog Posts of 2016
B2B Lead Generation Blog
DECEMBER 12, 2016
I’ve compiled a list of the 10 most popular and shared posts on the B2B Lead Blog, chosen by marketers, just like you, to help you get ready to have a great 2017. Tips On How to Use LinkedIn for Better Lead Generation. How to Use Trigger Events for More and Better Leads.
29 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Infographics of 2013
JANUARY 14, 2014
Find the answers to those questions and many more here in more than two dozen of the best Twitter guides, tips and helpful infographics of the past year. Twitter Guides and Tips. 8 Places You’re Guaranteed to Find Great Content to Tweet by HubSpot. Advanced Twitter Tips.
Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 2
MARCH 6, 2012
Facebook Marketing Tips & Techniques. Brian Carter identifies seven common mistakes made by businesses on Facebook and how to correct them. How to Create a Facebook Business Page in 5 Simple Steps (With Video!) by HubSpot Blog. Facebook for Small Business Marketing.
33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far
AUGUST 28, 2012
Find the answers to those questions and many more here in almost three dozen of the best social media tips, how-to guides, lists and reports of 2012 so far. Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics & Techniques. 7 tips to take social to the next level by iMedia Connection.
Why Your Business Needs Outbound Lead Generation
MARCH 13, 2017
Consumers have changed the way they shop for the things they need and want, and savvy businesses have taken notice. To gain a better understanding why your business can still profit from outbound strategies, let’s take a quick look at the differences between inbound and outbound marketing: Key Differences. In 2005, HubSpot developed the concept of Inbound Marketing to provide a better understanding of the process and how it differs from traditional marketing methods (i.e.,
New Marketing Automation Buyer’s Guide Offers Valuable Advice
APRIL 16, 2014
TrustRadius , an online community designed to help business software users make better product selection, implementation, and usage decisions, just released their first-ever “ Buyer’s Guide to Marketing Automation Software.”. What the business metrics that we hope to impact?
10 of the Best Podcasts About Business and Management
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
We’re busy, we’re distracted, we’re ambitious, and we’re always on the hunt for new sources of inspiration. That’s why business management-oriented podcasts are so perfect for today’s professionals. 10 of the Best Podcasts About Business and Management.
How the HubSpot CMO Screens for Top Marketing Talent
JANUARY 7, 2013
Feel free to take some tips from my approach and adopt them for your own hiring process. Because one of our inbound marketers tested this out on our team, today we get thousands of downloads of our HubSpot ebooks just from social sharing alone.
Kick-Ass Business Cards, Standout Resumes, and More in HubSpot Content This Week
MARCH 2, 2014
This week was a very practical week in HubSpot content. This week’s content has been particularly dedicated to offering helpful tips and teaching you the “how to’s” on everything from business cards to resumes to storytelling.
18 Tips for Planning a Flawless New Product Launch
AUGUST 5, 2016
At HubSpot, I work on the product marketing team, and we're responsible for launching all of HubSpot's new products. 18 Foolproof Product Launch Tips. What are the leading strategies and tactics in this space? Inbound Marketing Business Daily Canonical
9 Lead Generation Mistakes Marketers Need to Stop Making
OCTOBER 28, 2016
For many businesses, the key to making sales is to first generate leads. But leads don't grow on trees. Some marketers have trouble generating enough leads to feed their sales team. Others just have no idea where their leads are coming from.
20 More of the Best Twitter Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2012
FEBRUARY 11, 2013
As the fourth-largest social network, and the fastest growing in 2012 , Twitter has emerged as a serious platform for business professionals to share breaking news, promote thought-leadership content, and engage with customers, prospects, peers and industry influencers.
11 Helpful Resources for Improving Your Business Skills
MAY 2, 2016
Whether or not business school is worth the investment is a hot topic these days. But regardless of where you stand, you don't have to go to business school to gain a better understanding of how businesses work. Business" is quite a versatile topic with many components.
Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010
JANUARY 31, 2011
Twitter is used (officially) in 65 of the Fortune 100 companies , 63% of small to midsized businesses, and nearly half of all B2B enterprises. And that leads to questions, like: What are the best ways to attract more (relevant) followers? 8 Ways to Not Get ReTweeted by HubSpot Blog.
An SEO Guru's Thoughts on Google, Tips to Improve Facebook Lead Gen, and More in HubSpot Content This Week
OCTOBER 6, 2013
Whether you''re handling the marketing efforts for your business or you''re a savvy marketing veteran working with a number of clients, chances are, you could benefit from some industry tips, tricks, and tools from time to time to make your inbound work a little easier.
11 Clever Ways to Nurture Leads With Your Business Blog
APRIL 26, 2013
When it comes to the role of business blogging in inbound marketing, there''s no question that it fits quite nicely into the ''Attract'' stage of the methodology. I bet many of the leads in your database are reading your blog -- shouldn''t you pay them some attention, too?
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. LinkedIn Tips and Best Practices.
Lead Nurturing: You can’t automate trust
B2B Lead Generation Blog
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
Tweet I recently had coffee to catch up with my friend Jill Konrath and we were talking about new opportunities, ideas for the improvement of lead nurturing and I’m currently pondering my next book. If you’re not familiar with Jill, she’s the best-selling author, sales guru and is a featured keynote speaker at companies like LinkedIn, HubSpot and many others. As you might guess, we both experienced lead nurturing follow-up after those visits. Build trust with lead nurturing.
The Business Blogger's Ultimate Guide to Mastering Lead Generation
OCTOBER 19, 2012
But one of blogging's biggest benefits is in its huge potential for lead generation and reconversion. 8 Lead Gen Opportunities for Your Business Blog. For HubSpot's blog, we've found that banner CTAs that stand out from the rest of the page tend to perform the best.
How to Use LinkedIn to Generate Leads
B2B Lead Generation Blog
MARCH 16, 2015
Without some of us even noticing, LinkedIn developed into a useful publishing platform and lead generation tool for marketers and sales people looking to build relationships with prospects. But if you’re looking for an easy lead source, you won’t find it here. Here are some ways to make the most of LinkedIn for lead generation: 1. When you get a new business card, look the individual up via LinkedIn and invite them to connect with you.
HootSuite Partners With HubSpot to Offer Social Media Lead Nurturing #ClosedLoopSocial
JUNE 6, 2012
The news is out, and we're excited to announce that HubSpot and HootSuite are teaming up to make the world of marketing an even better place. The HubSpot HootSuite integration will make it easier for customers to use social to better work their leads and make the close.
How to Turn Your Blog Subscribers Into Valuable Business Leads
AUGUST 26, 2013
But let me tell you -- building a successful business blog isn''t just about creating content. Well, we''ve already written posts about how to optimize for nurturing casual visitors into dedicated subscribers , and how to optimize for nurturing your current leads.
10 Quick Tips for Getting More Business Value Out of Twitter
JULY 1, 2013
Social media, especially Twitter, requires a lot of effort in order to extract business value. But with over 200 million active users , the probability that your prospects, leads, and customers are using the Twitter is high. 10 Social Media Tips to Get More Business Value From Twitter.
24 Exceptional Email Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tactics
APRIL 8, 2013
crafting email subject lines that will lead to opens and click-throughs, designing messages that are distinctive yet clear on any device, and most importantly, creating content that both provides value to the recipient and achieves organizational goals. Email List Building Tips.
Why Business Blogging Works
MAY 28, 2014
While many of the people in that class know why blogging is important for business growth, I''m supposed to teach it as if that''s not the case. why does blogging work to grow your business? Because you can write about things that will bring in the type of lead you want to sell to.