The 45 Inbound Marketing Terms You Should Know [Glossary]
SEPTEMBER 26, 2013
Here on the HubSpot blog, we’ve written glossary-themed posts that cover some of the core components of inbound marketing -- we''ve covered email marketing , website optimization , social media , and the list goes on. Closed Loop Marketing. Content. Dynamic Content.
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.
The Ultimate Dictionary of Marketing Terms You Should Know
MARCH 10, 2016
Here on the HubSpot blog, we’ve written glossary-themed posts that cover some of the core components of inbound marketing. We've covered social media terms , content marketing terms , smarketing terms , email marketing terms , website optimization terms. 49) Lead.
43 Bright Ideas for Promoting Your Lead Gen Content
OCTOBER 23, 2014
So you just created a piece of content for lead generation -- congrats! . You can''t just put a piece of content up on your website and hope that people will find it -- you''ve got to actively promote it to your audience. . LinkedIn. Lead Generation Content
In Case of Emergency: How to Create & Launch a Content Marketing Campaign in 5 Hours
JUNE 22, 2015
In marketing, as in life, situations will inevitably arise that require a certain amount of scrappiness. And a spur-of-the-moment, quick-turnaround-required content push -- while not ideal -- is a situation you ultimately might end up facing. We need more leads!”
Why Landing Pages Are an Indispensable Part of Marketing
APRIL 27, 2012
Any savvy inbound marketer "gets" that once you've done all that hard work to get visitors to your website, the next big step is to convert them into leads for your business. But let's put a stop to this, shall we, marketers? This is the equivalent of throwing leads away.
The Ultimate Smarketing Glossary: 62 Common Sales Terms Explained for Marketers
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
Sales and marketing teams are both responsible for the growth and revenue side of the business -- and yet, many of them still tend to operate like two opposing teams. It''s pretty critical that sales and marketing teams learn how to speak each other''s language. Bad Leads. Lead.
How to Start a Lead Management Program in 9 Easy Steps
MARCH 12, 2012
No two ways about it, starting a lead management program from scratch can be daunting. Long gone are the days of simply sending out a direct mail piece or placing an ad and waiting for the leads to roll in. What do you hope to accomplish with your lead management program?
12 Simple Ways Marketers Can Humanize Their Brand
AUGUST 24, 2012
For the sake of harmony (and the point of this blog post), let's try to remove the political implications from that statement, and consider what it means for us as marketers. Or do you elicit more personal feelings from your leads and customers? Companies are not people.
17 Silly Missed Lead Generation Opportunities
JANUARY 3, 2012
Offers are the heart and soul of lead generation. After all, you need to put something on the other side of that lead-capture form that will motivate visitors to complete it in the first place, right? Your lead generation goal will thank you for it.
Everything Marketers Should Know About Secondary CTAs
APRIL 4, 2013
So why not transfer this common knowledge about people''s love for options over to your marketing and give your visitors and prospects some choices, too? So let''s discuss exactly what secondary CTAs are, and why you should be using them in your various marketing initiatives.
The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Creating Awesome Landing Pages
OCTOBER 28, 2011
Landing pages are an extremely critical component of lead generation in inbound marketing. Are your landing pages optimized to their best visitor-to-lead conversion potential? Lead-Capture Form: This is the element your landing page simply cannot function without.
How to Create Marketing Offers That Don't Fall Flat
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
In marketing, offers are the gateways to lead generation. Without them, site visitors have no way of getting converted into leads. They are also a critical tool for nurturing existing leads into a position that makes them more sales-ready.
7 Reasons You're Not Generating Leads From Social Media
NOVEMBER 25, 2011
Pam is a marketing communications/social media manager and freelance blogger who loves Boston, photography, charity events, sushi, wine, and the Red Sox. And a good chunk of B2B marketers are on top of this: According to BtoB Magazine , 48.9% Not providing valuable content.
9 Ways to Make Your Marketing Analytics Actionable
FEBRUARY 17, 2012
Tracking your marketing analytics can provide a ton of great insight into the performance of your marketing initiatives, show your boss how marketing is faring, and help you to prove that inbound marketing is really paying off.
7 Ways to Improve Your Marketing in 60 Seconds or Less
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
We all know it’s not always easy being an inbound marketer – especially a good inbound marketer. The things we do to optimize our landing pages, create killer content, keep track of all our analytics – they take time! Share your content.
15 Fluff-Free Ways to Step Up Your Social Media Game
DECEMBER 28, 2011
Marketers are really starting to understand the impact social media can have on their businesses. A recent survey conducted at the Pivot Conference revealed that 37% of marketers plan to move beyond just experimentation in social media in 2012.
Lead Nurturing for Higher Education: Best Practices
SEPTEMBER 4, 2016
The recruitment efforts at higher education institutions are naturally and rightfully following the trends and best practices generally acknowledged by marketing and sales specialists across a wide assortment of various fields. Coordinate Content With a Calendar. Linking Up on LinkedIn.
10 Data Points You Need to Convert More Customers
DECEMBER 16, 2011
There's a dangerous misconception flying around that inbound marketing stops once you generate leads. This means that your leads are definitely in need of a little TLC, and that's why lead nurturing is such a valuable asset in your inbound marketing toolbox.
B2B Lead Generation Using a Business Blog
Industrial Marketing Today
SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
In order to satisfy the demands of the C-suite, the marketing department usually provides easy-to-measure metrics like traffic, page views, time spent and number of leads captured. They want better qualified and sales-ready leads.
7 Missed Social Media Lead Generation Opportunities
MARCH 3, 2011
In the world of inbound marketing and social media, lots of fluffy terms like engagement and conversation get thrown around. But for marketers social media should be about one thing: leads. Many marketers are leaving far too many leads on the table.
4 Ways to Address Privacy Concerns in Your Marketing
NOVEMBER 4, 2011
And while inbound marketers are taught to be open and engaging on the internet, privacy is still a major issue, especially to your prospects and customers. These privacy policies published by social networks should be a marketer's new best friend. In Email Marketing.