How to beat Hubspot at its own game

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

“How can I ever beat Hubspot?” Why would anybody read my blog for content marketing advice?” 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 Inbound Conference Recap 8 of 9

Kaon

How to Measure Your Social Media Activities Using Google Analytics by Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner. Utilize Google Analytics to see what is coming through social media and how much traffic is coming from activities vs organic.

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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. This could be a real game-changer in the small business marketing automation landscape. intended to extend Google’s own business).

34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011

Webbiquity

Google+ (or Google Plus) is many different things, depending on who you ask. It’s the tool Google will use to beat Facebook. It’s Google’s latest attempt at social media, and they finally got it right. Google Plus Tips, Tactics and How-To Guides.

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Data Plus MarTech: HubSpot and Demandbase Join the Race

Customer Experience Matrix

The first was HubSpot ’s announcement yesterday that its CRM offerings would now include access to a 19 million account prospecting database. It will also let you market to audiences in those channels without providing their names.

How the HubSpot Marketing Blog Actually Generates Leads (Hint: It's Not How You Think)

Hubspot

Over the years, I've spent a lot of time analyzing HubSpot’s Marketing Blog. To do so, I created unique tracking URLs ( using HubSpot ) for the CTAs used within each blog post. I’d say this is especially true for marketers -- and marketers are the target audience for this blog.

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.”

What You Missed Last Month in Google

Hubspot

And, according to MozCast , indications of a big change in Google’s algorithm can be described as “hot and stormy.”. That’s not bad news for marketers. June News About Google. Major updates,” he continues, “are rare, but have the most meaningful impact on marketers.”.

16 Essential educational resources for the marketing professional

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Being a marketer in the digital age is a matter of keeping up with the times. The dynamic world of social media and customer success require the modern marketer to seek out more knowledge constantly. Eight online destinations for marketers to congregate and learn.

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

Hubspot

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.

The 23 Best Content Ideation Tools

Webbiquity

Again, as for all posts in this series, tools will be shown with the number of results returned by Google on a search for reviews of that tool (not necessarily the actual number of reviews) and example showcase reviews. <!__more–>Links Google Review Count: 2,930,000.

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How Effective Managers Organize Their Time: 9 Pro Tips From Real HubSpot Managers

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Here are some top tips from great managers here at HubSpot. My biggest challenge used to be email," admits Nataly Kelly , HubSpot's VP of Localization Marketing. Boomerang for Gmail is a favorite of Melissa Miller , who manages HubSpot's marketing operations team.

4 Smart Ways to Keep Up With Google in 2017

Hubspot

Over the past few years, Google has made a lot of changes that can be challenging for modern marketers and SEO experts to keep up with. Recently, Google started indexing according to mobile search results, cracked down on intrusive pop-up ads , and removed right-side ads.

32 B2B Marketers to Add to Your Google Plus Circles

KoMarketing Associates

Building a network in Google+ could be the next critical tactic when it relates to B2B search engine optimization and broader social media initiatives. Recent data analysis from Moz illustrates a positive correlation between Google+ activity and search visibility.

Google's AMP: A Marketer's Guide to Accelerated Mobile Pages

Hubspot

In fact, data from HubSpot Research revealed that a whopping 33% of respondents use their smartphone as their primary device for internet use. Unsurprisingly, Google has responded to the growth of mobile search by launching The AMP Project , or Accelerated Mobile Pages.

Confessions of a HubSpot Editor: 11 Editing Tips From the Trenches

Hubspot

When I first started editing pieces for HubSpot's Marketing blog, I was really, really scared. Suddenly, I had to be the expert on what we should be publishing, how to fix incoming pieces, and how to give feedback to people who had decades more experience than I in marketing.

'Boring' Companies Succeeding on Social Media, Google+ for Business, and More in HubSpot Content This Week

Hubspot

One of the hardest parts about inbound marketing is juggling to keep up with all of the changes every week among all of your other marketing duties. So take a few minutes to catch up on the most important HubSpot content in social media and web design in the past week.

Busting the Top 3 Google AdWords Myths

Hubspot

If you were in a room full of inbound marketers a couple of years ago, advertising on Google wasn't a strategy you heard too much about. So, why has it taken so long for most inbound marketers to adopt Google AdWords? Myth #1: People Don’t Click On Google Ads.

The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools

Webbiquity

And SnapChat may become difficult for B2B marketers to ignore; the mobile messaging app now has more than 150 million daily active users , and half are older than 25. Google Review Count: 437. Google Review Count: 426. Google Review Count: 331. 17) HubSpot Social Inbox.

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The 23 Best Free Google Chrome Extensions for Digital Marketers

Webbiquity

To enhance and automate marketing functions, businesses need to invest in online tools, integration, and training. Google Review Count: 332. Google Review Count: 319. ” — Marketing Insider Group. Showcase reviews: BuzzBlogger, Marketing Insider Group.

Google Is Shifting to a Mobile-First Index: What Marketers Need to Know to Prepare

Hubspot

Well, Google recently announced that its search results index is essentially being flipped and will prioritize mobile results first : This is big, so send us your questions so we know what's not clear & what we need to communicate more about https://t.co/i4krA3cgqN

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The 14 Best Content Planning and Research Tools

Webbiquity

With 93% of B2B marketers now using content marketing to build brand awareness and generate leads, success going forward will require producing higher-quality content —not just more of it. Google Review Count: 1,190,000. Google Review Count: 715,000. 1) Google Scholar.

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How SEO's Future Affects Inbound, Seth Godin Talks Google, and More in HubSpot Content This Week

Hubspot

It''s okay to admit: There are some marketing strategies you think are so difficult to implement that you find them scary (even spooky, perhaps?). Fear not, marketers -- we''ve got you covered. The Future of SEO and What it Means for Inbound Marketing [SlideShare].

How the HubSpot CMO Screens for Top Marketing Talent

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Odds are, these prospects are typing those same questions into Google. This article topic came directly from questions we get when talking to companies about using our software and adopting a more inbound approach to marketing. What I Look for in an Inbound Marketing Manager.

AI Throwdown: Google Assistant vs. Siri [Infographic]

Hubspot

At the forefront, it seems, is artificial intelligence (AI) -- the "technology that can do things humans can uniquely do, whether it’s talk, see, learn, socialize, and reason," HubSpot's Market Research Analyst Mimi An explains. Mobile Marketing Daily IGSS

Polish up your best content to drive content marketing value

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For a little over a week, I have been thinking about writing this post, but haven’t gotten around to it, and just a few days ago HubSpot’s Pamela Vaughan posted a blog that is literally the same thing I was planning to write. Google authorship is dead and gone.

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Google is Cracking Down on Intrusive Mobile Pop-Ups: Here's What Marketers Need to Know

Hubspot

Google is no stranger to algorithmic change. Looking at a history of Google's product announcements , usability is usually at the heart of the modification. But two years later, Google has found that 85% of mobile search results are optimized that way. Source: Google.

8 Interesting Things You Probably Didn't Know About Google's Algorithm

Hubspot

Maybe you do, if you’re a marketing nerd like I am.) But think about this: Google has really been around for over two decades. I mean, they get us our search results, after all.But how does Google's algorithm work? As marketers, all of this stuff matters. Source: Google.

15 Examples of B2B Google+ Pages & Why They Stand Out From The Rest

KoMarketing Associates

A recent study from Searchmetrics revealed that the growth rate of Google+ shares was approximately 18.5% Even though Facebook remains the primary social platform among users, the growing influence of Google+ cannot be understated. Google+ Page: https://plus.google.com/+GE/about.

Hello Europe! HubSpot's Heading to Dublin, Ireland

Hubspot

HubSpot's Coming to Europe, And We're Hiring. We're excited to be headed to Dublin since it's like the Silicon Valley of Europe -- it's home to the EMEA headquarters of companies like Google, Facebook, Salesforce, and LinkedIn. Transforming the Way Companies Around Europe Do Marketing.

16 Google Tools to Improve Marketing Effectiveness

Hubspot

Google has many assets that businesses can overlook or forget about. But as a marketer, you cannot afford to make this mistake. That is why we created a comprehensive list of Google's properties that could be used for marketing: 1. Google Places/Google Maps.

You’ve Got Mail from Eloqua, Hubspot & Neil Patel

Reachforce

Great marketing automation is a multifaceted, complex endeavor that done well can be the critical success factor in a more leads, more MQL, more SAL and a faster sales pipeline. Email Marketing Lead Nurturing

Slides and Video Cover What You Need to Know About Search

Paul Gillin

For those who are mystified by Google magic, this deck will get you up to speed. Thanks to Mike Moran , HubSpot and McDougall Interactive for permitting me to steal from them. Top Internet And Marketing Blogs To Follow.

It’s the Little Things: How HubSpot Writes Microcopy

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While some users may not get the movie reference (Matilda Wormwood from the movie Matilda went to Crunchem Elementary School), for those who do, this is a delightful example of nostalgia marketing. Becoming the Voice of HubSpot. HubSpot''s," said Beth.

20 B2B Marketers Losing their Brand on Pinterest

Digital B2B Marketing

Pinterest is the marketing flavor du jour. Many B2B marketers do not have any presence on Pinterest. In my search for major B2B marketers on Pinterest, I only found a handful using it actively. Here are three of the better B2B marketing examples I found. Hubspot : In classic Hubspot style, Hubspot’s boards are all about content. It isn’t surprising to see Hubspot as an early adopter on Pinterest.

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What is Hubspot? Marketing Automation Software Series

Reachforce

Today’s guest post introduces to marketing automation with @HubSpot, courtesy of Jeffrey Russo. . As a result, the world is quickly becoming a place where the only way to reach new customers is to do it on their terms, by creating marketing people love.

5 blog post ideas that take less than two hours to write

Biznology

Here’s a great example from Hubspot : Tip #2: Repurpose a forum response. I used this technique for my What is SEO copywriting page and I’m happy to say that Google shows the page for the featured snippet. Sometimes, you need good content, and fast.

3 Google Analytics Custom Reports to Measure the Impact of Your SEO Efforts

KoMarketing Associates

In this post, I will walk you through three of my favorite custom reports in Google Analytics that add value to reporting and testing. Below are three of my favorite uses for custom reports in Google Analytics. Referral Traffic to Content Marketing Campaign.

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Gmail to Begin Supporting Responsive Design: What Google's Announcement Means for Marketers

Hubspot

With so many potential customers opening emails on mobile, it’s essential that marketers optimize their sends for tablets and smartphones in addition to desktop computers. Let’s dive into some of the details marketers should know about this announcement. Email Marketing Daily Tactical

Going Big on Small: Joe Payne on HubSpot’s $32M Round

Modern Marketing

Much will be said over the next few days about HubSpot’s $32M Series D round. The pattern of conversations will look something like this: First there will be a burst of emotion (observers will shout congratulations from the rooftops and laud HubSpot for attracting Google Ventures and Salesforce.com as investors). Second there’ll be a wave of sober dialogue about what this investment means for HubSpot’s business. HubSpot is going big – on small business.