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HubSpot Jumps into the CRM Marketplace

Customer Experience Matrix

Hell probably didn’t freeze over today but there might have been a light frost: after years of rejecting the option, HubSpot today announced it will offer a CRM system. Audience response was predictably enthusiastic, since CRM features have been much desired by HubSpot users and resellers for years. Another feature goes a step further and provides finds data on other companies that are similar to a current prospect. Can a HubSpot service offering be far behind?

VEST Report: Competition in B2B Marketing Automation Isn't About Features

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Otherwise, the top players have remained the same: Infusionsoft , HubSpot , Act-On , Salesforce Pardot , Marketo , Oracle Eloqua , and Adobe. The VEST entries showed very little change in the features reported by the various vendors since the last report.

How to Optimize Your Content for Google's Featured Snippet Box

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In particular, Google has been increasing the number of Featured Snippets that it displays for queries. What's a Featured Snippet? What is a Featured Snippet? Why Should You Care About Featured Snippets? How Do You Rank in the Featured Snippet Section?

HubSpot Launches New Version to Deliver Better-Targeted Content

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HubSpot yesterday launched a “completely re-envisioned and rebuilt” version of its marketing system at its Inbound 2012 user conference. This is a major expansion beyond HubSpot’s original focus on “inbound marketing” to attract leads.

7 New Twitter Features You May Have Missed

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We know how tough it can be to keep up with these types of updates, which is why we put together a handful of the more notable features and changes below. 7 New Twitter Features You May Have Missed. Image Credit: HubSpot & MDM. 7) Increased Anti-harassment Features.

HubSpot Releases Social Inbox and Reveals So Much More

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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.

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. In celebration of the giving season, we've packaged up 12 days of free features that you can use, no strings attached. 12 Free Features & Tools for Marketers.

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

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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.

17 Hidden YouTube Hacks, Tips & Features You'll Want to Know About

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To help you make the most out of the still very popular platform, we've put together a list of 17 of the lesser-known hacks, tips, and features YouTube has to offer. 17 Hidden YouTube Features, Tips & Hacks You'll Want to Know About. Which YouTube features can you add to the list?

How to Use Snapchat: A Detailed Look Into HubSpot’s Snapchat Strategy

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After reporting more than 100 million daily active users , and over 8 billion video views a day, we decided to give it a go: The official HubSpot Snapchat account launched in March 2016. Most brands utilize this feature, as it allows you to reach a larger audience.

13 Essential Features for Taking Payments on Your Website

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13 Essential Features for Taking Payments on Your Website. If you're a HubSpot customer using the Website Platform, you can get a standard SSL certificate for free starting October 1. If you're a customer but don't have the HubSpot Website Platform, SSL is available for purchase. (To

HubSpot Files for IPO: Solid Financials for a Young Company

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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.

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

15 Hidden Snapchat Hacks & Features You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

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Many of its best features are so buried within the app that a lot of people don't even know they exist. In March 2016, Snapchat added even more features in their release of a new version , and some of these features have totally reshaped how people use the app in the first place.

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

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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.

SharpSpring Adjusts Pricing to Be More In-Line with HubSpot

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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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We Completely Redesigned the HubSpot Blog. Here's Why.

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If you''re a regular reader of HubSpot''s Blog, you''ve probably noticed things are looking a little bit different today. Last night, we gave the HubSpot Blog a pretty drastic makeover. Why We Redesigned HubSpot''s Blog. What''s your opinion of the HubSpot Blog''s new look?

The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools

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Another useful feature is that Hootsuite allows you to store draft messages that you can post when you receive a frequently asked question for example open hours or directions to your business.” 17) HubSpot Social Inbox. Pricing: a component of HubSpot inbound marketing software.

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20 Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Pinterest Features You Didn't Know Existed (But Totally Should)

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Social media networks are continuously adding cool little features here and there, and it can be tough to keep up -- especially if there''s no big announcement. Facebook recently added a feature that allows users to save links to articles, events, TV shows, music, and more to read later.

16 Little-Known Google Calendar Features That'll Make You More Productive

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With the out-of-the-box features in place, Google Calendar starts to feel a lot less simple. Luckily, there are some cool hacks and under-the-radar features that you can use to make your life in Google Calendar much easier to organize. But some people prefer to use this feature.).

Facebook Announces New Social Search Feature Called 'Graph Search'

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Users will be able to search for people they want to simply talk to and network with, by inputting a search like "People who like marketing and work at HubSpot." And as we learn more about Graph Search, we'll be sure to update you on any new features or use cases.

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. An Analysis of HubSpot’s Compounding Posts. Now that we’ve defined compounding posts, we can share what we found when we reviewed the archives of HubSpot’s own blog.

Raab Report: OfficeAutoPilot, Infusionsoft and HubSpot Rate Highest in Marketing Automation for Very Small Business

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One of the most important features of our VEST report on B2B marketing automation systems is that it divides marketing automation users into distinct segments, each having a different set of needs. It avoids a common problem with scoring systems, that systems with the most features always win.

Social Media Features in Marketing Automation Systems: Who Does What?

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I recently took a quick tour of vendor sites to see what social features they’re offering. I need to stress that I’ve only credited vendors for features they list on their site. Social platform integration: using native features of the social platforms by writing to their APIs.

Useful Tips from Inbound Marketing Summit and Hubspot User Group

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I spent three days last week at the Inbound Marketing Summit and Hubspot User Group in Boston. These featured a flock of first-rate speakers who presented more useful information than I can jam into a single blog post. hubspot lead generation inbound marketing innovation social media marketingThat said, here are highlights from my notes.

HubSpot Reports 82% Revenue Growth

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HubSpot released its 2012 Year in Review today, reporting 82% revenue growth, to $52.5 This reflects HubSpot's aggressive moves to serve larger companies and provide expanded features for traditional marketing automation such as more robust email and lead nurturing.

It’s the Little Things: How HubSpot Writes Microcopy

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So t o answer these questions and more, I sat down with Beth Dunn , HubSpot''s UX writer and editor and the woman behind almost every bit of microcopy in our product. Becoming the Voice of HubSpot. HubSpot''s," said Beth.

13 Brands Using LinkedIn Company Page Features the Right Way

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Back in November, I set out to write a post to highlight businesses that were using LinkedIn's company page features effectively. Let's get a few low-hanging fruit features out of the way first. The final LinkedIn company page feature at your disposal is the 'Careers' tab.

Features vs. Benefits: A Crash Course on Proper Messaging

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When we get into the nitty gritty details of that specific company''s goals, however, we start talking about the importance of speaking to the benefits their organization offers, instead of focusing on the features.

How to Showcase Your Work Using LinkedIn's 'Professional Portfolio' Feature [Quick Tip]

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With LinkedIn''s fairly new professional portfolio feature, launched back in May , LinkedIn users can now easily display their professional work via their personal profiles. So how can you start taking advantage of this awesome feature?

Facebook's Newest Feature: See Who's Posting From Your Company Page

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Here''s what it looks like: Two points to note: 1) this information works whether you''re posting on Facebook Company Pages directly or through third-party apps like HubSpot , and 2) it''ll only appear on posts made on or after February 20, 2014.

Dear HubSpot: My Blog Isn't Generating Leads. Please Help?

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Dear HubSpot, I''ve been reading about inbound for years now, and with a change in management at my company came a chance to start implementing a lot more inbound tactics (finally!). You may be featured in a future blog post (complete with your special pen name, of course).

HubSpot's Strategy for Winning the Marketing Automation Horserace

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Back on September 20, I posted various tips from the Inbound Marketing Summit and HubSpot User Group. Naturally, the conference also included public and private discussions of HubSpot itself, but I thought those were best shared in a separate post. The conference yielded a clear picture of HubSpot’s business strategy for the coming year. HubSpot originally focused on “top of funnel” or “inbound” marketing, which boils down to helping marketers to attract Web traffic.

HubSpot Spreads Its Wings

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The folks at HubSpot have been busy this summer, announcing their acquisition of Performable in June and their HubSpot App Marketplace last week. App markets are quite the fashion right now, and HubSpot’s joins the Eloqua AppCloud announced in June. I couldn’t find a public list of the available HubSpot apps, but their press release cites a connector for Microsoft Dynamics CRM and my notes from May mention custom analytics and shopping cart integration.

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.

The 23 Best Content Ideation Tools

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Enter any three terms (preferably nouns) and HubSpot’s Blog Topic Generator will display multiple headline options. Scroll through common title formats you can insert your keyword(s) into, or use the search feature for additional ideas. HubSpot.

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Millennials Asked, Mike Volpe Answered: Career Advice From HubSpot's CMO [Video]

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To answer big career questions like these, HubSpot CMO Mike Volpe put together the video below. Leave them in the comments below -- they could be featured in a future video.

Social Media Mistakes, Terrible Advice & More in HubSpot Content This Week

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This week in HubSpot content we discussed some major mistakes, as well as keys to success that will help you identify potential pitfalls before they occur. Making mistakes is frustrating. As it is, there is never enough time in the week to accomplish everything that you want to get done.

Getting Exceptional Growth: Meet the New HubSpot Marketing Platform

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Years ago, when Brian and I started HubSpot, we were on a singular mission. You told us what features and improvements would make your life better and help you grow faster. To that end, here''s what we''ve added into the HubSpot Marketing Platform.

MakesBridge Offers Powerful Features to Small Business Marketers

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Summary: MakesBridge offers a full set of marketing automation features with some special strengths that will appeal especially to small companies. HubSpot also has many micro-business clients but is not focused on them exclusively and – probably as a result – has a slightly different feature set: more Web traffic generation and no built-in contact management or shopping cart.