What Is CRM? [FAQs]

Hubspot

We talk a lot about using your blog to answer questions your customers have. And in that spirit, we’ve been using our blog to answer some of the questions that people ask most frequently when they call in to our sales and customer service representatives. Today’s question of the day: What is CRM?

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What Are Psychographics? [FAQs]

Hubspot

You probably know a lot about who buys from you. Their gender, geographic location, marital status -- it’s all part of developing buyer personas. These data points make up the demographics of your personas, help inform your marketing strategy, and paint a picture of who your buyers are.

What Is SEO? [FAQs]

Hubspot

Even for a quick FAQ. SEO seems pretty straightforward. You pick a few keywords, and voilà! Your page is optimized for SEO. Right? Wrong. Many people understand the basic principles of SEO, but a lot has changed in the last decade.

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What Is Business Blogging? [FAQs]

Hubspot

We recently published a blog post answering a common but nuanced question -- " What Is a Landing Page? ". It made me realize that some of the other things I do every day may seem a little. weird. to someone just getting started with inbound marketing. For instance, business blogging. What is it?

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What Is Crowdfunding? [FAQs]

Hubspot

What if your donors could do more than just give to your organization? Crazy concept, right? Actually, not so crazy. Crowdfunding is the future of philanthropy , and has already been growing in popularity as a new channel of fundraising for thousands of nonprofits in the U.S. and the United Kingdom.

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What Is an Inbound Link? [FAQs]

Hubspot

If you''re new to inbound marketing, you''ve probably heard that one way to grow traffic is to get more links. but did you know that there are actually several different types of links you can have? We bucket links into three different categories: i nternal links, outbound links, and inbound links.

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What Is Earned Media? [FAQs]

Hubspot

Remember when people used to learn about things like upcoming events, the latest trends, and cool new products pretty much exclusively from magazines, newspapers, and TV shows? These publications and broadcasts are where brands used to get all their earned media.

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What Is a Landing Page? [FAQs]

Hubspot

And if there are any other FAQs you''d love an answer to, leave your question in the comments. You know how we talk about using your blog to answer common questions that your leads and customers have ?

What Is HTML? [FAQs]

Hubspot

While you may feel like you don''t need to concern yourself with it, there''s a decent likelihood you''ll have to know a bit about it at some point. That''s right -- we''re talking about HTML , that foreign language only your developer -- or more code-savvy colleagues -- know and speak.

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What Is a Call-to-Action? [FAQs]

Hubspot

We’ve talked a lot about calls-to-action on the blog. How to get people to click on them. How to design them. And even how to make them “smart” so different people viewing your website will see different calls-to-action. But wait a second … didn’t we skip over something crucial there?

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FAQ This! Why Should I Care About Amazon AI?

Hubspot

The past three months, it seems, have been a nonstop parade of major tech events and the new product announcements that come with them. One of the latest was last week's AWS re:Invent , where Amazon announced a new suite of AI-enabled technology designed with businesses in mind.

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What Is a CDN? [FAQs]

Hubspot

So the first thing you''ll need for a faster website is a CDN. You know what a CDN is right? Right! Of course! Why wouldn''t I know what it means? It''s only a three-letter acronym in a sea of three letter acronyms that all relate somehow to the inner-workings of my business.

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What Is Conversion Rate Optimization? [FAQs]

Hubspot

So you''ve heard of SEO. You''ve heard of CTAs. You''ve heard of CRMs. But chances are one three-letter acronym has slipped under the radar: CRO. CRO, aka conversion rate optimization, is the process of creating an experience for your website visitors that''ll convert them into customers.

FAQ This! What Is PGP?

Hubspot

We live in an age where it seems like privacy comes at a premium. It feels like the number of headlines we see about data breaches, for example, come at a higher (and troubling) frequency every year. Many of us wonder what we need to do to protect ourselves. Freeze our credit?

Why salespeople should sell ideas: an FAQ

Chris Koch

We all know the increasing importance of ideas in B2B marketing. But idea marketing doesn’t start and stop with marketers. For the program to be successful, those ideas must find their way into the hands of salespeople. And I’m not sure that salespeople share the same passion for ideas as we do. I think they need to be convinced. Please tell me if you think the following does the job: Relationships are what matter in selling. Why should I start selling ideas instead?

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What Are UTM Tracking Codes? [FAQs]

Hubspot

One crucial aspect of being a great marketer is being able to measure your success. No matter which metrics you use, you want to prove to your boss and the company at large that you''re worth your salt. You deserve your budget -- and maybe need more of it.

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What Is CSS? [FAQs]

Hubspot

Here at HubSpot we often recommend using your corporate blog to answer questions for your customers. Lately we’ve been taking our own advice and using the HubSpot Inbound Marketing Blog to address questions that people ask when they call in to HubSpot’s Sales and Service representatives.

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What Are Attribution Reports? [FAQs]

Hubspot

A marketer''s job isn''t easy. You constantly have to create content and promote it through different channels. But with only 24 hours in the day, you need to spend your time promoting the right content through the right channels to declog the right parts of your funnel. So how do you do that?

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What Is Browser Cache? [FAQs]

Hubspot

Let us know, and we may write up another FAQ piece to help explain! So you''ve just finished redesigning your home website. You''re excited, it looks great, and you''re patting yourself on the back.

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What Is Multi-Channel Marketing? [FAQs]

Hubspot

If you''re even a casual reader of the business blogosphere, you''ve probably heard more than once about this great big shift in how consumers buy. And although we have plenty of jargon in the marketing world, another term is rising in popularity in response to that shift: multi-channel marketing.

FAQ This! Now That the FCC Voted to Repeal Net Neutrality, What Happens?

Hubspot

FAQ This: The FCC Net Neutrality Vote. Last Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-to-2 to repeal regulations of internet service providers. Those regulations fell under a general title: net neutrality. If you have questions -- you're certainly not alone.

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Increasing customer engagement with videos just got easier

Biznology

FAQs can increase customer engagement with videos. You can do this by repurposing video content as FAQ content. Increasing customer engagement with video is not the same as upping the level of charm in the video. It’s getting the customer involved.

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What Is List Segmentation? [FAQs]

Hubspot

We all like to focus on the sexy stuff. In inbound marketing , this often means focusing on front-facing channels. You know: the sleek, mobile-optimized website design. The well-designed landing pages with attractive CTAs. The well-rounded social media presence.

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Tactical video for technology sales and marketing

Biznology

FAQ: It’s equally surprising that so few marketers feature short video answers to the questions that prospects repeatedly ask. Tech companies don’t need a “video strategy.” They need tactical videos that support their sales and marketing content strategy.

Google’s Featured Snippets FAQ: How to Get More Traffic From Search Engines

Content Marketing Institute

The post Google’s Featured Snippets FAQ: How to Get More Traffic From Search Engines appeared first on Content Marketing Institute. Google is the most effective vehicle for driving targeted clicks to your content. But a tricky thing about Google is it’s always changing.

What Is an Email Workflow? [FAQs]

Hubspot

So you''ve got a marketing problem -- one that happens to the best of us. It''s not that you''re not attracting visitors to your website and converting them into leads -- you''ve got your business blog, social media, landing pages, and marketing offers down pat.

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How Do Conversion Paths Work? [FAQs]

Hubspot

As a marketer, a big part of your job is to convert qualified website visitors into leads. Simple enough.

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Pinterest FAQs: Answers to 11 Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask

Hubspot

Did you know that Pinterest is turning four in March? I mean, where does the time go? It seems like just yesterday marketers were beginning to explore how Pinterest could fit into their marketing strategies.

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“WTF Is Advocate Marketing?”, Plus 7 Other FAQs We Get About Advocacy

Influitive b2b

At Influitive, we’re building a new software category around the idea of advocate marketing. Naturally, we get a lot of questions about what we do and how we do it. So, we’ve rounded up the most common ones we receive and answered them. But, we’re doing one thing differently: we’ve asked our customers—who are some.

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How to Run an A/B Test [FAQs]

Hubspot

When was the last time your boss said, "We have enough leads for the day. Why don''t you head on home?". Yeah. I''m going to take a stab and say that has never happened. According a report by Econsultancy , only 28% of marketers are satisfied with their conversion rates.

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What Is a Transactional Email? [FAQs]

Hubspot

Many marketing pros are very well-versed in emailing prospective and current customers and getting them to become a customer or brand loyalist.

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30-Day Blog Challenge Tip #14: Make Blog Posts From FAQs

Hubspot

From January 2-31, we are challenging everyone to blog more to see firsthand the results that blogging can generate. Participating companies should submit their blog URLs on this page to enter the challenge.

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The Difference Between Hard Bounces and Soft Bounces [FAQs]

Hubspot

When I first tried my hand at email marketing, I was blown away by how many terms I needed to learn. I kept drawing blanks on what terms actually meant for the first few months I was learning about email marketing. The terms that gave me the most trouble? Hard and soft bounces.

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Stop doing short-term digital campaigns

Biznology

Regular readers know my work focuses on building more relevant content for the target audience. One of the common objections to this goal is that it is very difficult. How do I know what my audience needs? How do I build content to meet their most pressing needs?

Make chatbot-ready videos for account-based marketing

Biznology

Your engineers and other subject matter experts can create stock (or personalized) answers to FAQs. Did you know that Facebook thinks that most online interactions between businesses and their customers will soon be mediated by chatbots ?

What Is a Trust Seal, and Does Your Landing Page Need One? [FAQs]

Hubspot

So you''re reading up on creating your first landing page , and everything seems like a no-brainer. Great headline? Check. Form that''s the proper length? Check. Customized "submit" button? Check, check, check. Then you see "trust seals." You stop.

How Can We Blend All of Our Customer Data into Actionable Profiles?

Infer

FAQs Profile Management Use CasesThis is the third post in our profile management blog series.

How to choose the best cloud-based LMS software

Biznology

It would be great if it offers email support and includes FAQs and videos. Choosing to utilize Learning Management System software, whether it is for online education or employee training, is one of the best decisions you can make.

Infer’s Automated Form Monitor for Marketing Operations

Infer

FAQs Marketing Automation News & AnnouncementsInfer’s Automated Form Monitor , which is a simple WordPress plugin, helps marketing operations teams periodically test their site forms to ensure they’re operating properly. How to Use Infer’s Automated Form Monitor Plugin.

Three 2017 B2B sales and marketing video trends: it’s time to make your move

Biznology

Put some on your FAQ page. Here’s where I think B2B sales and marketing video is headed this year. More conversational. Less advertorial. More formats. More interactive. I think the traditional categories of testimonial, webinar, explainer, etc. are becoming less relevant.