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The B2B marketing ironies of our time

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Hubspot preaches inbound marketing as a mantra, right? Turns out Hubspot’s own growth as a software company has been driven via cold calling through an inside sales team. Even Hubspot realizes that you can’t get all the B2B business you deserve using inbound marketing alone.

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

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Here’s a great example from Hubspot : Tip #2: Repurpose a forum response. Sometimes, you need good content, and fast. Maybe a team member missed her deadline, so you now have a big hole in your editorial calendar.

Can you do top-of-funnel marketing automation without CRM?

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This allows users to add a phone call to a contact, allows new contacts to be created from phone calls without email addresses, and appends call recordings directly to HubSpot contacts.

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6 assumptions push marketing gets wrong

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Hubspot studies show that more people trust corporate information sources now than they did, say, in the age of black-hat SEO. I recently gave a keynote address to the Content Strategy Applied conference in London.

Paradigm of Strategic Value-Based Discounting for the B2B Industry

According to Hubspot, the average S&P 1000. Paradigm of Strategic Value-Based. Discounting for the B2B Industry WWW.MARKETJOY.COM Contact: +1 484-302-0110. hello@marketjoy.com Discounting to attract new customers has been. a strategy for both salespeople and marketers.

Tools that help generate blogging ideas

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Hubspot’s Blog Topic Generator. Hubspot’s Blog Topic Generator works in a similar way to Portent’s tool, but it gives you different ideas and asks you for 3 words, preferably nouns before giving you a whole week of ideas to write about that same topic.

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Web design for beginners: all the basics covered

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Instead, it’s now insanely easy to get started using a template from any number of programs like Hubspot, WordPress, Squarespace, etc. It’s hard to overstate the value of your company’s website.

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37 facts on the future of Social Selling vs. Cold Calling

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Customers don’t want to deal with salespeople until they are 70% down the path of the buying process (source: HubSpot ). 60% more expensive per lead than other methods (source: HubSpot ). 50% of sales go the first salesperson to contact a prospect (source: InsidesSales.com ).

Is the CMO becoming the Chief Collaboration Officer?

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Studies show that 71% of people are more likely to purchase based on social media referrals (Source: Hubspot). In the past, the role of a marketer was much simpler. Marketers would work in the comfortable silo of the marketing department.

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Inbound Marketing the Way God Intended

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Internet Marketing Organic Search Paid Search Public Relations Search Marketing Social Media Marketing abraham Abraham Harrison Bad Pitch Blog chris abraham cluetrain manifesto HubSpot Inbound marketing marketing TechCrunchImage via Wikipedia.

15 best Big Data companies and why they stand out

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The DataHero cloud-based service collects data from such disparate sources as Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, Excel, Office 365, Marketo, HubSpot, and Eventbrite, and turns it into charts and dashboards.

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

1How B2B Marketing. is Changing in 2018 Insights on Priorities, Tactics, and Challenges. from SMB Marketing Leaders Brought to you by 2Introduction This study examined priorities, challenges, and trends for B2B marketers. in 2018, and how the landscape has changed from a year ago.

25 social media listening aids to increase your hearing

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71% of consumers are more likely to make a purchase based on social media referrals (source: HubSpot ). 78% of consumers say that companies’ social media posts impact their purchases (source: Forbes ). 74% rely on social networks to guide purchase decisions (source: Social Sprout ).

4 simple truths about content marketing re-imagined

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While some wonderful guidance is available from the nice folks at Hubspot , and Marketo , most sites offer you “useful white papers” or “templates” to entice you to buy their (questionable) consulting services. Content marketing is still a new field, and it remains dynamic and evolving.

What does Ricky Bobby know about SEO? 31 stats

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91% of US internet user search every month (source: HubSpot ). source: HubSpot). “If you ain’t first you’re last” said Ricky Bobby. What’s true for race car drivers with NASCAR is true for businesses online with search engines.

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Push versus Pull Marketing: In B2B, You Need Both

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Hubspot promotes it. Photo credit: Aimar (Nidde). The other day, a marketing colleague told me she was feeling under pressure to move all her efforts to inbound, or “pull,” marketing. Outbound is bad,” she said. Well, I guess her feeling is understandable.

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11 expectations to have from a great SEO proposal

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HubSpot offer some sound advice. 54% of consumers find a website through natural search (source: Forrester ). 31% click through to the websites in the first position of natural search (source: MOZ ). 95% of clicks to a website occur on the first page of nature search (source: MOZ).

7 steps to a better B2B landing page

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Hubspot offers some excellent tips in this area. Despite years of practice with digital campaigns, B2B marketers still have trouble getting their landing pages to work as hard as they could.

24 reasons SEO and social media are inextricably linked

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Google+ has the highest correlated social factor for SEO ranking (source: HubSpot ). 59% of marketers agree SEO has the biggest effect on lead generation. 22% say social media. 20% say pay per click (source: SiteProNews ).

11 tips and tools to jump-start your SEO

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Marketing Grader from HubSpot can tell you. Photo credit: Sean MacEntee. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of maximizing the number of visitors to a particular website by ensuring the site appears high on the list of results returned by a search engine for particular keywords.

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21 stats show CMOs leap before they look at ROI

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source: HubSpot ). Photo credit: Wikipedia. The average tenure of a CMO has increased from 23.6 to 43 months since 2004 according to Spencer Stuart. That’s good news. Perhaps, companies are finally appreciating the business impact a CMO has.

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Knock-your-socks-off marketing measurement: here’s how!

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For example, DataHero dashboards let you connect to your MailChimp, Salesforce, Eventbrite, HubSpot, and many other marketing tools so you can view and compare data across platforms.

8 dead easy steps for writing a blog in less than an hour

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Image credit: HubSpot. Writing a blog post doesn’t have to be an overwhelming or time-consuming task. If you’re just starting a business blog, you may feel creating even one post per week will take up too much of your precious time.

6 Effective tools for SMB that integrate with your existing SaaS

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Contact details will automatically update from one platform to another for SaaS like MailChimp, HubSpot, Highrise, and more. These days, the buzzword is “integration.” As in: how can small business tools work together to get more done?

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7 Ways to Make Your Content Marketing More Useful

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In fact, HubSpot has found that 73% of consumers prefer to learn about a company through a series of branded articles, and 90% of consumers find custom content useful. Image credit: Koratmember/freedigitalphotos.net. What’s the purpose of your content marketing strategy?

26 Social Media Secrets Skittles Knows

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These stats are sourced from comScore , WOMMA , HubSpot and Amercian Express. Photo credit: Wikipedia. The Skittles website attracted 23,000 U.S. unique visitors in March 2012, while the Skittles Facebook Page attracted 320,000 visitors–14 times as many.

Have you ever stolen other people’s content?

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HubSpot’s Content Usage Guidelines gives us a clear idea of what restrictions you may come across when sharing other people’s content. Photo Credit: Javier Arce. In a blogging world, it is very rare for bloggers to only use their own images and own thoughts.

15 experts define Agile Marketing

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– Mike Volpe, Hubspot. Photo credit: Daniel Feren?ak. The character pictured may or may not be an agile marketer. You can’t tell by appearance, only by track record. Faced with all of the changes in marketing over the last few years, marketers have increased pressure to produce results within shorter time frames. As a result, Agile Marketing has come into being. It’s a practice still seeking a single definition so I sought some expert opinions.

Blog Guest Posting: It’s a Privilege Not a Birthright

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Other places that I ended up doing some writing for over time like HubSpot and Search Marketing Standard came about through relationships I have been developing over time either with or without the intention of trying to earn a writing spot with these folks. Image by atduskgreg via Flickr.

Top online marketers on Twitter

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HubSpotHubSpot. We all love lists so I thought I would collect the top online marketers on Twitter. I’ve included individuals, agencies, firms, brands, tools, and companies. Why discriminate. I also organized it alphabetically to avoid p **g contests.

How Enriched Data Can Fuel HubSpot's Flywheel

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If you’re part of the HubSpot fan club, then you’ve heard of their newly debuted HubSpot Flywheel —which is what they believe to be the best way to turn visitors into clients and then promoters of your business.

Hubspot Review

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UPDATED REVIEW: My earlier review of HubSpot’s Inbound Marketing software was more than 1 year old and the software has evolved a lot: time for an update! I see two clearly distinct target groups for HubSpot: Small business owners.

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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.

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.

Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 3 of 9

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” – Christopher Penn Filed under: Marketing Guru Tagged: Boston , Brand Awareness , content , Hubspot , Inbound , Measurement , PR , Public Relations , Referral Traffic , social media. Measuring PR in the 21st Century: What Actually Works, by Christopher Penn SHIFT Communications.

Partnership News: Leadfeeder and HubSpot Team Up!

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Leadfeeder is happy to announce that our partnership with HubSpot has arrived! In fact, HubSpot was the No. Ready to get started using the new HubSpot integration? Let’s dive in… How do I connect my Hubspot CRM with Leadfeeder? Then, click on HubSpot.

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.

HubSpot Jumps into the CRM Marketplace

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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. HubSpot hopes this will encourage adoption of CRM by sales reps who have rejected it because it took too much work for too little value.

Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 9 of 9

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Filed under: Marketing Guru Tagged: 3D , Boston , business challenges , business priorities , Hubspot , Inbound , marketing , Marketing ROI , sales , Sales and Marketing Alignment. Here it is, the last post about my INBOUND 2015 experience. Hope you learned something from my series of posts.

Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 7 of 9

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Power the Bottom of the Funnel with Sales Enablement, Deborah Farese, Hubspot. Marketing Guru B2B BOFU Buyers journey customers Hubspot Inbound Kaon kaoninteractive Marketing Funnel Pain Points Sales and Marketing Alignment Sales funnel social media

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Filed under: Marketing Guru Tagged: analytics , B2B marketing , business challenges , Google Analytics , Google UTm , Hubspot , Inbound , LinkedIn , marketing , Measurement , organic , sales , social media , twitter.

Hubspot Inbound Conference 6 of 9

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Filed under: Marketing Guru Tagged: B2B , Boston , CMO , Hubspot , Inbound , Inside sales , Lead generation , marketing , Revenue , sales. Marketing Guru B2B Boston CMO Hubspot Inbound Inside sales Lead generation marketing Revenue sales

Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 4 of 9

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