Paul Gillin

How Much Should You Pay For Content?

Paul Gillin

Marketers often ask how they can train engineers and technical people to blog, podcast and otherwise engage in deep online conversations with customers. Among the brands I know that do so are IBM, HubSpot, Eloqua, JetBlue, Cree Lighting and Sybase.

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Recommended Reading – 7/9/15

Paul Gillin

15 Habits of Highly Effective Content Marketers – HubSpot Blog. HubSpot called up 15 professional content marketers and asked each one for his or her favorite content marketing habit. Ninja Guide to Content Creation: Top 10 Writing Tools – Content Marketing Institute.

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Direct Marketing Doesn’t Have to Suck

Paul Gillin

HubSpot reports – The maker of “inbound marketing” software regularly sends alerts about new white papers, tip sheets and e-books that highlight best practices in social marketing. Think Like the Customer.

How Hubspot Sparked A Movement Behind Their Brand (Just Like Beyonce)

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That was the advice of angel investor, VC, and former CMO of Hubspot, Mike Volpe, who kicked off the recent Advocacy Advantage roadshow in Boston on September 19, 2016. The post How Hubspot Sparked A Movement Behind Their Brand (Just Like Beyonce) appeared first on Influitive.

How to beat Hubspot at its own game

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“How can I ever beat Hubspot?” First let me say that I admire HubSpot so this is not an anti-HubSpot post. Having said that, you do not want to be Hubspot. Forget about being HubSpot. HubSpot is a machine, you’re not. HubSpot has no soul.

Does Influencer Marketing Actually Work? A HubSpot Blog Experiment

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I didn't think about influencer marketing again until I joined HubSpot. When I started experimenting with influencer marketing strategies for the HubSpot Sales Blog seven months ago, I was operating under a few key assumptions: If one influencer is good, 23 is better.

Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 7 of 9

Kaon

Power the Bottom of the Funnel with Sales Enablement, Deborah Farese, Hubspot. Lead with customer pain points in your pitch deck. Develop a community of customer advocates to help tell your story for you. Your customers are your biggest advocates.

Introducing: HubSpot Guerrilla Marketing

Hubspot

At HubSpot, we’re big believers in the power of inbound. Time and again, the inbound approach proves its effectiveness in helping businesses grow while providing real value to customers.

Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 4 of 9

Kaon

We’re getting better at predicting success- Who are my customers who will lead to the success of my company? Filed under: Marketing Guru Tagged: B2B , B2B marketing , B2B mobile marketing , Blog , business challenges , Hubspot , Inbound , marketing.

Lessons from HubSpot’s State of Inbound Marketing Report

Webbiquity

HubSpot last week released its 2013 State of Inbound Marketing report, this year weighing in at a massive 175 pages. To get the full story, download the HubSpot report here.

HubSpot Launches New Version to Deliver Better-Targeted Content

Customer Experience Matrix

HubSpot yesterday launched a “completely re-envisioned and rebuilt” version of its marketing system at its Inbound 2012 user conference. The main thrust of the new release was dynamic customization of emails, landing pages, and forms based on each contact’s profile and behaviors.

A Tale of Two Sittings: Best of Times with HubSpot and Teradata

Customer Experience Matrix

On the other hand, Tereadata seems to have something of a blind spot regarding advertising and anonymous customers: I got mixed messages from the various Teradata presentations about whether it considers support for paid media as part of its marketing applications.

How HubSpot Customers Grow: The Key Technologies Used by 19,000 Marketers

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Here at HubSpot, we've been giving a lot of thought to the concept of a growth stack -- the set of tools that marketers and sales teams use to drive growth. Together, we set out to determine what technologies HubSpot customers have enabled on their websites.

6 Mega Trends in Sales, SaaS, and Video from HubSpot’s Chief Sales Officer

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Recently, Hunter Madeley, Chief Sales Officer at HubSpot, sat down with our CEO, Michael Litt to discuss all things sales, SaaS, and video! If a marketer or a salesperson uses technology effectively, they should ultimately be creating an unparalleled customer experience that is completely tailored to the needs of that prospect. At HubSpot, their organization has evolved from a ‘smarketing’ focused business, to a ‘sparketing’ one (as Hunter puts it!)

Speakers | Grow with HubSpot Sydney 2017

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With speakers from HubSpot, Canva, LinkedIn and more, we're covering everything from how marketing and sales has changed, to in-depth workshops on improving your SEO strategy, and talks on how to turn your web traffic into leads and customers. JAMES GILBERT, HUBSPOT.

HubSpot Releases Social Inbox and Reveals So Much More

Customer Experience Matrix

I spent yesterday afternoon at HubSpot ’s “Open House” in Cambridge, MA, during which they briefed the community on their business progress, introduced their new Social Inbox, described their approach to marketing and sales alignment, explained their “ culture code ”, and answered questions.

The One Thing That’s Better Than Knowing Your Customers

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Knowing your customers is a never-ending quest for most marketers. Understanding the customer helps marketers position the product, and sales teams persuade consumers to buy. However, there’s one thing that is even better than knowing your customers.

Hubspot Inbound Conference 5 of 9

Kaon

by Lisa Toner of Hubspot. Relevance- how relevant is their need to your company, are these leads likely to become customers. Marketing Guru B2B marketing business priorities communication Customer experience Hubspot Inbound Marketing Relationships Partnerships Relationships

Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 9 of 9

Kaon

Once you meet with a customer, stop all forms of communication that are normally distributed to new prospects to make them aware of your company. Marketing Guru 3D Boston business challenges business priorities Hubspot Inbound marketing Marketing ROI sales Sales and Marketing Alignment

HubSpot & Salesforce Sign a Partnership Pact Through 2020

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I’m thrilled to announce that HubSpot has renewed our ISVForce relationship with Salesforce.com through 2020. This is great news for HubSpot, HubSpot’s customers, Salesforce, and Salesforce’s customers. Both companies are opting to give the customer choices.

54 Pearls of Marketing Wisdom from HubSpot

Webbiquity

The inbound marketing experts at HubSpot along with Jeff Ente of Who’s Blogging What have just published an outstanding collection of social media insights, 54 Pearls of Marketing Wisdom by “26 of the world’s best marketing experts.”

3 Productivity Lessons From HubSpot Co-Founder Dharmesh Shah

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This post originally appeared on HubSpot's Sales Blog. Since he co-founded HubSpot almost 10 years ago, the business has grown from $0 to $181M in annual revenue. We employ over 1,100 employees and serve over 18,000 customers.

Mike Volpe, HubSpot CMO: The Path To Personalized Marketing Automation [Podcast]

Crimson Marketing

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Mike Volpe to discuss his expert insights on trends in marketing automation, content strategy, and how HubSpot championed inbound marketing: . Mike Volpe is the CMO of HubSpot.

12 Awesome HubSpot Resources That Won't Cost You a Dime

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Over the years, HubSpot has developed a number of free tools and programs that we love to share with others. 1) HubSpot CRM. Give your sales team everything they've hoped for and more this holiday season: an entire, all-in-one customer relationship management platform.

HubSpot Files for IPO: Solid Financials for a Young Company

Customer Experience Matrix

HubSpot filed its much-anticipated S-1 for a public stock offering yesterday. The S-1 does provide some other insights – in particular, highlighting HubSpot’s shift in focus from very small businesses to mid-size business.

The HubSpot Culture Code: Creating a Company We Love

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We are releasing a public beta of the HubSpot Culture Code. Like HubSpot, the Culture Code is a perpetual "work in progress," so we'll update it periodically. HubSpot is growing. We have almost 9,000 customers and over 460 people in the company now.

OMG it’s HubSpot 3!

Tomorrow People

The new version of HubSpot is released in the UK this month; here are the features we’re most looking forward to getting our greasy mitts on. As I’m sure you’ll already know, Tomorrow People is proud to be a HubSpot gold partner. (In

The Pond Just Got More Crowded: Google, Salesforce.com and Sequoia Invest in HubSpot

Customer Experience Matrix

Summary: HubSpot announced a $32 million investment yesterday by Sequoia Partners, Google and Salesforce.com. Salesforce.com and Google announced their long-anticipated entry into the marketing automation industry, in the baby-step form of investments in HubSpot.

A Milestone in the Inbound Journey: HubSpot Turns 10

Hubspot

Just ten years ago, we founded HubSpot and set out to make the world more inbound. Without you, there is no HubSpot. That meant transforming the way we market and sell to be more human, helpful, and empathetic.

The Evolution of HubSpot's Email Marketing Strategy: An Insider's Story

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Over the last eight years, lots of things have changed in HubSpot''s marketing. By the time I joined HubSpot and started our email marketing program, we already had thousands of people we could email -- a lot more than you''d expect at any company, let alone a startup no one had heard of.

7 Real Marketing Interview Questions From HubSpot's CMO

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The Question : "Draw a funnel on the whiteboard showing 10,000 visitors, 500 leads, 50 opportunities, and 10 new customers (or any other numbers you think are interesting). Also in the file is whether they closed as a customer, and how much their order was for.

13 Lucky Takeaways from HubSpot’s 2015 State of Inbound Report

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Get lucky with HubSpot's State of Inbound Report. For the past seven years, marketing automation software company HubSpot has published findings from its annual survey on marketers' challenges, priorities, tactics and results in its "State of Inbound" report.

SharpSpring Adjusts Pricing to Be More In-Line with HubSpot

Sharpspring

April 1, 2017 – SharpSpring announced today that it increased pricing by 1,000% to be more in line with competitors like HubSpot, Pardot, Marketo and Act-On. “HubSpot is right. Get on a demo and see what makes us the perfect alternative to HubSpot, Marketo and others.

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The Best New Type of Content to Support a Product Launch: A HubSpot Experiment

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Here at HubSpot, we obsess over our product -- how it’s built, where it’s headed, and how we talk about it. Every update, from minor feature tweaks to major product launches, are pored over by a team. Developers and product managers handle the creation and vision of individual products.

The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools

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The tools here can help marketers and social media managers monitor brand mentions, schedule posts across multiple social networks, manage multiple social media accounts, redirect posts for customer service followup, track performance metrics, and more. 17) HubSpot Social Inbox.

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Compounding Posts Generate 38% of Your Blog's Traffic: Here's What HubSpot's Look Like

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Here’s a real life example of one of HubSpot’s compounding blog posts. These posts answer the common questions you receive from customers. If you’re trying to create a compounding post, write for as large as possible a segment of your potential customers.

Facebook content strategy is a time bomb for inbound marketing

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Inbound marketing is a term coined by Brian Halligan of HubSpot to describe a way to promote a company through blogs, podcasts , video, eBooks, newsletters, social media marketing , and other forms of content marketing which serve to attract customers.

5 Things Your Customers Wish You Knew About Them

Fathom

Recently, I stumbled upon a quote that said something to the effect of, “…customers don’t care about your logo, they care about what you do”, and it got me thinking. What Your Customers Wish You Knew About Them. Holistic Customer Experiences Begin With Love.

10 Ways HubSpot Certification Makes You a Better B2B Inbound Marketer

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HubSpot’s courses are great resources for increasing your knowledge of inbound marketing concepts and how to use their software effectively. There are currently five total online courses offered by HubSpot. This course covers how to implement inbound marketing using HubSpot’s software.

Useful Tips from Inbound Marketing Summit and Hubspot User Group

Customer Experience Matrix

I spent three days last week at the Inbound Marketing Summit and Hubspot User Group in Boston. Web Content Management panel with leaders from Bridgeline, Sitecore, Percussion, and Ektron - content management systems have evolved to deliver personalized customer experiences across all channles - I only mention this because it supports my own view that Web content systems are candidates to encompass the marketing automation industry.