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

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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.

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

Hubspot

This is nothing groundbreaking -- it's how you convert visitors to your blog into valuable inbound leads for your business. Over the years, I've spent a lot of time analyzing HubSpot’s Marketing Blog. End-of-post banner CTAs contributed an average of just 6% of posts' total leads.

Should your content generate leads or relationships?

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

A few years ago I had an interesting conversation with a Hubspot executive (now a former executive … but that’s another story). “Should your content be aimed at building short-term leads for cold calls, or for building real business relationships?”

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.

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. Leads. Building HubSpot's Page Templates.

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

But the trend is towards closer integration and you’d think Teradata would rather lead than follow. 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.

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

80% of leads converted are never turned into sales. Your MQLs (marketing qualified leads) and your SQLs (sales qualified leads) need to be clearly defined within the organization to avoid conflict. Here it is, the last post about my INBOUND 2015 experience.

@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.

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.

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. Hi Brian, it''s Mike from Green Leads. Brilliant work HubSpot!

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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

We call that the prospect:connect rate, which summarizes the efforts of reps to get responses (connect) when they reach out to leads to propose booking a meeting (prospect). Let’s talk about a trend, shall we?

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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. 3) Lead by example.

Hubspot Inbound Conference 5 of 9

Kaon

The Power of Two: How to Leverage Relationships to Triple Your Lead Flow (for Free!) by Lisa Toner of Hubspot. Why not leverage other companies to work on getting leads and creating a partnership or marketing relationship that compliments your brand.

3 Productivity Lessons From HubSpot Co-Founder Dharmesh Shah

Hubspot

This post originally appeared on HubSpot's Sales Blog. Since he co-founded HubSpot almost 10 years ago, the business has grown from $0 to $181M in annual revenue. Fragmented days lead to fragmented weeks -- not good.”. To read more content like this, subscribe to Sales.

How HubSpot, Moz, Buffer, and TrackMaven Staff Their Content Teams

Hubspot

HubSpot doesn’t operate at nearly the same scale as BuzzFeed, and we aren't a strictly media company, but it made me wonder how our industry peers are getting the job done. 4) HubSpot.

12 Awesome HubSpot Resources That Won't Cost You a Dime

Hubspot

Over the years, HubSpot has developed a number of free tools and programs that we love to share with others. 1) HubSpot CRM. HubSpot's new site, freestockphotos.org, catalogs photos that you can use for blog posts, social media, or wherever else you need high quality photos.

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

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. Salesforce.com and Google announced their long-anticipated entry into the marketing automation industry, in the baby-step form of investments in HubSpot.

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

Hubspot

Lead scoring, product adoption, motivating your sales team, generating more leads, finding enough content -- you name it, we''ll find you an answer. So I''m trying to figure out if I''m doing anything wrong, or if there''s anything I could be doing more to get better lead gen.

The Evolution of HubSpot's Email Marketing Strategy: An Insider's Story

Hubspot

Over the last eight years, lots of things have changed in HubSpot''s marketing. And our monthly lead numbers? The early success of HubSpot''s lead generation playbook can be attributed to this single asset and opt-in strategy. Email became a key lead gen source for us.

Why We Unsubscribed 250K People From HubSpot's Marketing Blog & Started Sending Less Email

Hubspot

A few weeks ago, we deliberately unsubscribed 250,000 people from HubSpot's Marketing Blog -- people who had opted in to receive emails about new content we published on the blog. Well, as it turned out, the HubSpot Marketing Blog had a bit of a graymail problem on our hands.

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

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

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

Hubspot

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?

7 Real Marketing Interview Questions From HubSpot's CMO

Hubspot

The Question : "Draw a funnel on the whiteboard showing 10,000 visitors, 500 leads, 50 opportunities, and 10 new customers (or any other numbers you think are interesting). And I don’t just want them to tell me to "improve the visitor to lead conversion rate" -- they need to tell me how.

Infographic: The State of Marketing Automation Maturity

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13 Lucky Takeaways from HubSpot’s 2015 State of Inbound Report

The Forward Observer

Get lucky with HubSpot's State of Inbound Report. For the past seven years, marketing automation software company HubSpot has published findings from its annual survey on marketers' challenges, priorities, tactics and results in its "State of Inbound" report.

The Best New Type of Content to Support a Product Launch: A HubSpot Experiment

Hubspot

Here at HubSpot, we obsess over our product -- how it’s built, where it’s headed, and how we talk about it. In our previous experiments, for example, we’ve found that 92% of our monthly blog leads -- not to mention, 76% of monthly blog views -- came from posts of this nature.

The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools

Webbiquity

Pinterest is going beyond its wedding-planning-and-home-decorating roots and being embraced by leading B2B companies. As a whole package, Oktopost qualifies and quantifies better leads for you and your business.” 17) HubSpot Social Inbox.

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Compounding Posts Generate 38% of Your Blog's Traffic: Here's What HubSpot's Look Like

Hubspot

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.

Take Industrial Lead Generation up a Notch with Marketing Automation

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial Lead Generation Industrial Marketing Automation HubSpot marketing automation Measuring ROI Pardot Prospect Profiling Marketing automation technology is one of the areas where B2B marketers will increase spending in 2014 according to an article I read in the September 16 issue of BtoB Magazine. [.]. This is only a content summary. Please click on the headline to read the full article. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.].

Useful Tips from Inbound Marketing Summit and Hubspot User Group

Customer Experience Matrix

I spent three days last week at the Inbound Marketing Summit and Hubspot User Group in Boston. Michael Damphousse, Green Leads - 30% higher response rate to 3 sentence text email than HTML email - 10x more likely to reach a lead by telephone if call within first hour of submission - 15% higher chance of answering a call from a local phone number - leave a voicemail that says you are sending an email and ask for a reply - peak answering times are 7:30 to 9 a.m.

The Anatomy of a Lead-Generating Website

Hubspot

There are plenty of ways to increase the number of people visiting your site, but unless you convert these visitors into leads, you won't be able to ultimately get new customers. That's why it's so important to design your website with lead generation top-of-mind.

A Sales & Marketing Love Story: From LinkedIn & HubSpot [SlideShare]

Hubspot

They often have a rocky relationship and argue with each other over lead quality, follow-up procedures, social media monitoring, and cost vs. revenue (among other things). To find out what''s really going on, HubSpot and LinkedIn Sales Solutions joined forces to uncover the truth.