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The Quest for Good Leads: Are You Asking the Right Questions?

ViewPoint

Here’s an excerpt from one of his recent blogs (May 2015): This past week I was reading HubSpot's study on the state of inbound marketing, and understandably, with HubSpot being in the inbound marketing business, the study showed that the marketing spend on inbound marketing is rising.

The Skinny on Lead Nurturing - 11 Experts Weigh In (part 2 of 2)

ViewPoint

Dave Stein , B2B Sales Consultant , provides a strictly sales perspective: Coming from the perspective of a sales guy, the most effective nurturing approaches I’ve seen and heard about are HubSpot-driven. It’s 2015. The marketing word of the year is Nurture.

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2015 Horoscope for Sales Executives: from Danmac the Magnificent

ViewPoint

The next time your boss gives you grief about your lack of prospecting, just let him know that HubSpot says prospecting doesn’t work. This year is all about Saturn. Saturn has moved from Scorpio to Sagittarius.

Taking away a salesperson’s excuses!

ViewPoint

HubSpot makes a big deal about doing this up-front. I think I have heard all the excuses for not following up on sales leads. The business philosopher, Jim Rohn said, "If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.". Salespeople are loaded with excuses when they don’t want to do something, but then again so are the rest of us. Salespeople have said to me that they will follow-up on sales leads: If there is a phone number. A time-frame to buy.

All Real Salespeople Love Sales Leads (but there is a tiny caveat)

ViewPoint

Marketing automation companies also say they do this filtering; HubSpot , for instance. James Obermayer, Executive Director and CEO of the Sales Lead Management Association and President of Sales Leakage Consulting is a regular guest blogger with ViewPoint. All real salespeople love sales leads and don’t ever believe anyone who tells you differently. The argument comes when salespeople define a lead.

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PowerViews with Craig Rosenberg: Growth Hacks & Consumerized B2B Software

ViewPoint

Commenting on strengths and limitations of inbound, he says, “ HubSpot and a lot the inbound marketing—we can’t keep up with them. I go in and meet with a marketing company, and they say, ‘Well, my boss told me, why can’t you be more like HubSpot?’

Buckle Up! Sales Reps Share Perceptions of Marketing-Generated Leads

ViewPoint

The eBook also includes thoughtful observations on findings from sales and marketing experts like Barry Trailer, CSO Insights; Brian Kardon, Eloqua; Carlos Hidalgo, The Annuitas Group; Stephanie Tilton, Ten Ton Marketing; Mike Volpe, HubSpot; and Jill Konrath, Selling to Big Companies.

PowerViews with Christopher Hosford – CRM/Marketing Automation/Social Convergence

ViewPoint

On the marketing side, companies like Eloqua, Marketo, Pardot, Silverpop and HubSpot are adding features that are nudging them closer to the sales side. Today's PowerViews guest is Christopher Hosford. Christopher is an award-winning business writer and editor based in New York City.

PowerViews with Chris Hosford – CRM/Marketing Automation/Social Convergence

ViewPoint

On the marketing side, companies like Eloqua, Marketo, Pardot, Silverpop and HubSpot are adding features that are nudging them closer to the sales side. Today's PowerViews guest is Christopher Hosford. Chris is an award-winning business writer and editor based in New York City.

CMOs: Wield Powers of Influence to Gain a Seat at the Executive Table

ViewPoint

Brian Halligan, CEO and Founder of HubSpot. Stephanie Tilton is a content-marketing consultant who helps B2B companies craft content that engages prospects and customers, nurtures leads and advances the buying cycle.

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The Science of Creating Demand, Upon Demand, When Demand is Needed

ViewPoint

I will leave the Science of Lead Generation tactics to David Zarrella, Social Media Scientist in his recent HubSpot Webinar. James Obermayer, Executive Director and CEO of the Sales Lead Management Association and President of Sales Leakage Consulting is a regular guest blogger with ViewPoint.

How to beat Hubspot at its own game

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

“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.

Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 2 of 9

Kaon

Filed under: Marketing Guru Tagged: business challenges , change , Cognitive thinking , content , Content marketing , Hubspot , Inbound , marketing , Memorable Content , Neuroscience , Science. The Neuroscience of Memorable Content, by Dr. Carmen Simon from Rexi Media.

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

Influitive b2b

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

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. 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.

Does Influencer Marketing Actually Work? A HubSpot Blog Experiment

Hubspot

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 3 of 9

Kaon

” – 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.

Introducing: HubSpot Guerrilla Marketing

Hubspot

At HubSpot, we’re big believers in the power of inbound. That’s why we’re thrilled to officially announce a program that’s been in development for some time, the HubSpot Guerrilla Marketing program.

Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 7 of 9

Kaon

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

Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 8 of 9

Kaon

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’s Matt Barby talks data, content creation and maximising the customer experience.

Tomorrow People

Matt Barby, Global Head of Growth and SEO at HubSpot, talked to Birmingham based inbound marketing agency Tomorrow People about the role of data in content creation, the reasons why some SMEs are struggling to capitalise on it and what the future holds for data driven marketing and content creation.

Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 4 of 9

Kaon

Filed under: Marketing Guru Tagged: B2B , B2B marketing , B2B mobile marketing , Blog , business challenges , Hubspot , Inbound , marketing. Marketing Guru B2B B2B marketing B2B mobile marketing Blog business challenges Hubspot Inbound marketing

Hubspot Inbound Conference 6 of 9

Kaon

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 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. This is a major expansion beyond HubSpot’s original focus on “inbound marketing” to attract leads.

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

Customer Experience Matrix

I was barely home from Vegas before I headed up to Boston for HubSpot ’s Open House, a small event for primarily for business partners. HubSpot’s main user conference is the INBOUND show in September. Yes, that title is a pun on Dickens’ Tale of Two Cities.

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

Vidyard

Recently, Hunter Madeley, Chief Sales Officer at HubSpot, sat down with our CEO, Michael Litt to discuss all things sales, SaaS, and video! In order to be a truly successful sales organization like Hunter’s at HubSpot, it is crucial to be open to any new technology that enables team members to create more meaningful experiences for a prospect. The post 6 Mega Trends in Sales, SaaS, and Video from HubSpot’s Chief Sales Officer appeared first on Vidyard.

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. There were two industry announcements this week that were unexpectedly related.

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.

Speakers | Grow with HubSpot Sydney 2017

Hubspot

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.

We Asked Our Audience What They Really Think of PDF Ebooks: A HubSpot Experiment

Hubspot

So you can imagine my surprise when HubSpot's audience started telling us they still like to print out our ebooks -- which are often 20 or 30 pages in length -- instead of viewing them on a web page. I don't know about you, but I barely print anything anymore.

Hubspot Inbound Conference Recap 9 of 9

Kaon

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 Eliminates 2 Billion Cold Calls (from #Inbound13)

Smashmouth Marketing

Just prior to Seth Godin stepping on stage, for what was an entertaining and thought provoking keynote, HubSpot CMO, Mike Volpe , announced that " We saved the world from 2 Billion cold calls! " Inbound marketing techniques continue to evolve, and HubSpot is the pioneer for Inbound.

How Customer-Driven Copy Helped HubSpot Increase Conversions by Nearly 100%

Hubspot

Last October, I had the opportunity to collaborate with the team at HubSpot to rewrite their copy as part of their site's redesign. We grilled HubSpot's product development, sales, and support staff to get their inside perspective. Building HubSpot's Page Templates.

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.

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.”

How We Increased Sales Opportunities 4X With Video: A HubSpot Experiment

Hubspot

Here’s an example of what that might look like, courtesy of HubSpot Principal Inbound Marketing Specialist Katie Carlin : The Framework. Let’s talk about a trend, shall we? Think about the number of times in the last week when you’ve read something on Facebook.

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HubSpot & Salesforce Sign a Partnership Pact Through 2020

Hubspot

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.

How to Avoid Burnout at Work: 7 Strategies from HubSpot’s Manager of Culture

Hubspot

That's why I decided to enlist the help of an expert: HubSpot’s Manager of Culture and Experience, Tamara Lilian. Here at HubSpot, we have a Culture Code , a document created to represent our people, culture, and values.

HubSpot Signals Product Review "She just read the email" (from #Inbound13)

Smashmouth Marketing

Last week at Inbound, HubSpot announced a new product, Signals. In simple terms, Signals is a Chrome extension that tracks and notifies you when someone has activity on emails, LinkedIn, Salesforce and HubSpot. Brilliant work HubSpot! HubSpot.

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Hubspot Inbound Conference 5 of 9

Kaon

by Lisa Toner of Hubspot. Filed under: Marketing Guru Tagged: B2B marketing , business priorities , communication , Customer experience , Hubspot , Inbound , Marketing Relationships , Partnerships , Relationships.