Hubspot 3 launches
SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
The Hubspot brand is well known for blog posts chock full of actionable information about marketing online. Whether it’s how to create a landing page that really converts, fine tune your email marketing , or how to make sure nobody misses your next webinar , Hubspot puts out great inbound content to learn from. Now Hubspot is changing that. Analytics.
54 Pearls of Marketing Wisdom from HubSpot
MARCH 19, 2012
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.” ” Maddie Grant: “Marketers should stop marketing and start connecting.
20 Tremendous Digital Marketing Stats and Facts
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
Digital marketing budgets continue to rise, often at the expense of offline advertising spend. But digital marketers must continue to evolve practices as they strive to make their content an asset, rather than an annoyance, to prospective buyers. Spending on digital marketing is projected to increase by 12% to 15% on average. General Digital Marketing Stats. 1. combined.
Web analytics Is Not Sufficient For Customer-Centric Inbound Marketing
OCTOBER 14, 2011
Web analytics offers enormous possibilities for those able to take all out of it. For many companies they are sufficient to measure and improve the results of content marketing, search engine marketing, social media marketing and what we generally call inbound marketing. Blog Inbound marketing Web Analytics Avinash Kaushik ClickTale heatmap HubSpot inbound marketing web analyticsHowever, if you want to go a step further and know the efficiency, [.].
The Four Skills Digital Marketers Need Today
MAY 13, 2015
By Avi Levine We all know that marketing is changing, and businesses are taking note of the move online, which requires the need for digital marketers. In my work training marketing professionals, I’ve studied hundreds of job postings for marketing talent. To show that you’re among the innovative digital marketers, understanding mobile is a must.
The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem
JANUARY 8, 2014
For maybe the first time in history, there is a surplus of technology and strategy to help advance both sales and marketing of a business, while at the same time a lack of resources and understanding to utilize it to its fullest capacity. Closing the loop on marketing ROI becomes both easier and more complicated at the same time. How does the Analytics provide that information?
Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 5, 2012
In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. This year, I am pleased to bring back our Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 thanks to an excellent sponsor, HubSpot. HubSpot has recently launched a most amazing Marketing Grader tool to help you measure the effectiveness of your website. Marketing Automation.
Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 5, 2011
2010 by far was the biggest year yet in the Internet Marketing realm. Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), Content Development/Marketing. Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Marketing. Affiliate Marketing. Analytics.
The 6 Step Inbound Marketing Process [Infographic]
JUNE 26, 2012
I wanted to share this fantastic and easy to understand infographic I came across outlining the Inbound Marketing Process. According to their website, Impact Branding & Design is a “Creative team of inbound marketing professionals that develop and execute highly effective online marketing campaigns.” ” The Inbound Marketing Process infographic can be found on their original blog post here. I’ve outlined their 6 step process in the infographic below. It was created by an agency in Wallingford, CT called Impact Branding & Design.
The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
This year, we’re pleased to honor 50 women (below) and 50 men (in an upcoming post on the Blue Focus Marketing Blog ) who are among the top social media connectors and engagers in the technology world, representing technology vendors as well as related venture capital (VC), advisory and analyst firms. ” She was named B2B Magazine’s 2012 Digital Marketer of Year. sacevero.
9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool
MARCH 23, 2011
With almost 200 social monitoring tools (and new entrants still coming to market), available at a range of price levels from free to if-you-have-to-ask-you-can’t-afford-it, how does an organization select the right social monitoring tool for its needs? The financial question needs to be directed to your CEO or CFO; the user issue to customer support; the enhancement idea to product management; and the product review to marketing. Salesforce.com ), marketing automation tools and web analytics packages. But how do you choose one? Range of coverage. Value.
Five Step Process for Using the Social Web
MAY 24, 2012
Fliptop is a tool that will let you upload email contacts from your computer, an email marketing platform, social media, or Salesforce. We use both Google analytics and Clicky at Arment Dietrich , but use InfusionSoft for Spin Sucks Pro and Hubspot for clients to generate leads, measure results, and figure out what’s working and what’s not. Listen. Assess. Qwerly.
79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012
AUGUST 18, 2012
Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers. Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below). What marketing technique generates leads with the highest close ratio? Marketing Charts ). 4. Tumblr.
Smart Monetization for Publishers in a Facebook Instant Articles Era
JULY 13, 2016
According to data from HubSpot ’s recent Digital Publishing Benchmarks Report , publishers are finding it increasingly challenging to compete with free content on the web; the report shows that a whopping 78.4 Harald Merckel is a freelance writer whose primary focuses are business, e-gaming and marketing. 30 percent more likely to share Instant Articles than web pages.
Web Presence Optimization Software Review: gShift Labs
JANUARY 19, 2012
Radian6 , Alterian SM2 ), or inbound marketing suites (e.g., HubSpot ), gShift isn’t a point solution, but a single integrated tool to manage all aspects of WPO. gShift enables marketers or agencies to track unlimited websites, web pages, social media accounts, external pages (e.g. Unlike pure SEO management tools (e.g., Features. site) is helpful. bit.ly URL links).
5 Video Marketing Tips
JUNE 23, 2016
So you’ve done your content, social media and email marketing campaign. Have you pondered on building a solid video marketing strategy? Here’s why: Video marketing is the next big thing in business! Global media analytics and measurement company, ComScore , states that 45.4% of internet users viewed a minimum of one video on the internet in the course of a month in 2015.
21 of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides of 2013 (So Far)
OCTOBER 8, 2013
The use of social media and social networks for marketing has rapidly advanced in the past few years from the “should I do it?” ” level to the current “how do I measure and optimize social media marketing efforts?” You’ve seen the statistics on social media marketing : 93% of marketers use social media for business. ” phase.
Inbound Marketing vs. Content Marketing – What’s the Difference?
FEBRUARY 24, 2014
Are there any major differentiators when it comes to inbound vs content marketing, and what are they? You’ve just unwittingly stepped into one of the fiercest marketing debates today. While both inbound and content marketing are relatively new practices, they’ve both won some serious proponents (and probably a few detractors) during their years in use. Inbound Marketing.
What Bill Gates Predicted About Content Marketing
Convince & Convert
AUGUST 13, 2015
How important is content marketing? Maybe And it’s one reason why we should heed his vision on the value of content marketing. But are you making full use of your content marketing strategy ? Content marketing isn’t just about blog posts anymore. Creative content marketing creates buzz. Use Inbound Marketing Automation to Simplify the Process.
106 More Amazing Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 and 2015
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Or have too many social media marketing statistics.” How effective is social media in comparison to other digital marketing channels? How does B2B social media marketing differ in effectiveness from B2C use? What do more than half of marketers identify as their most critical areas of focus over the next 12 months? Digital Marketing Statistics. HubSpot ).
59 Killer Content Marketing Stats: 2014 Edition
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
Content marketing moves incredibly fast. So fast that just a decade ago, most of us had never heard of it – today, the tactic is used by 93% of marketers. We’ve curated 59 of the most powerful content marketing stats from the latest, high-quality research reports. Topics covered range from content marketing usage to consumer preferences, and far beyond.
The Ultimate Toolkit for the Professional Content Marketer
APRIL 19, 2016
Content marketers have to wear many “hats.” They have to come up with great topics for posts; they have to create catchy and compelling headlines; they have to actually write the posts; they have to find engaging graphics and media; they have to distribute to the right channels, and then they have to review the analytics so as to know what is working and what is not. Topics. Writing.
The TOP 25 Must-Read Internet Marketing Blogs
JANUARY 27, 2014
As you can see in the following graph from Statista , the total volume of posts and blogs is continously growing – and – yes, it can be easy to miss important stuff from leading internet marketing blogs. With the TOP 25 internet marketing blog list in your Feedly account – you’ll have everything you need at your fingertips. Blogs on Analytics. 1. Online Marketing Blogs.
Don’t Blame Facebook: 10 Reasons Low Conversion Rates Are YOUR Fault
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JANUARY 23, 2013
Posted in Advertising Applications Branding Content Marketing Customer Experience Facebook Inbound Marketing Listening Personalization Social Media. It’s important for marketers to give fans new ways to connect and advance their relationship with the brand or product being promoted. You’re not alone. Overly long, humdrum copy will fail to capture fans’ attention.
Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010
JANUARY 31, 2011
As adoption skyrockets, marketers are striving to optimize their use of the world’s most popular microblogging platform. 20 ways to increase the number of your followers on Twitter by Web SEO Analytics. Ways to Not Get ReTweeted by HubSpot Blog. Rules for Marketing on Twitter by Practical eCommerce. 20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools by Pamorama.
3 Reasons Why Content Marketing Doesn’t Work for Associations
JULY 7, 2014
Last Tuesday, Ray van Hilst and I presented at ASAE’s Marketing, Membership and Communications Conference–it was fun (as far as public speaking gigs go) and great to see so many association friends. In the for-profit world, content is marketing. The marketing department works on marketing things–membership, conferences, products. Silos. Technology.
Email Automation: The Essential Guide to Email Marketing Automation
JULY 6, 2016
Email marketing is far from dead and, while we’re waiting around for a replacement, we need to take full advantage of it. Bonus : Download the 9 step pillar formula for building email marketing automation sequences. By the way, this was research done by eMarketer on marketing channels that provide good ROI. As you can see, email is at the top of the table. Powerful?
9 Ways to Measure Content Marketing Success
MAY 15, 2014
Are you reaching your content marketing goals? I’d be lying if I said this question didn’t keep many of our peers and colleagues awake at night. Despite the explosion of metrics and analytics tools over the past several years, many marketers still think that a data-driven approach to marketing is best left to the nerds. Sales or Closed-Loop Analytics. Crawl rate.
30 Killer Resources to Learn Content Marketing
APRIL 2, 2014
Despite the fact that 86% of brands have adopted content marketing practices, 82% of marketers say they’re not receiving training. Content Marketing Made Easy. From Eloqua to Dive Rite, Content Marketing Institute offers four diverse and thorough case studies of how content improved brand’s marketing metrics. 3. 29 Content Marketing Secrets. Love this list?
Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 1
DECEMBER 27, 2011
Find the answers to these questions and many more here in more than 30 of the best articles and blog posts on Facebook marketing of 2011. Facebook Marketing Tips and Tactics. Five Top Facebook Marketing Tips by LiveWorld. 20 Tips to Get Your Content Seen on Facebook by HubSpot. Awesome B2B Facebook Fan Pages by HubSpot Blog. ** 5 STARS. ” Ouch. Mark R.
Director of Content Tipped as Top New Marketing Job in 2014
OCTOBER 14, 2013
According Forbes the top new marketing job recruited and hire in 2014 will be a Director of Content. According to HubSpot’s 2013 State of Inbound Marketing Report, companies that clearly define marketing and sales roles in relation to content marketing experience a significantly lower customer acquisition cost than those that don’t have this in place.
A Complete Guide to Instagram Marketing: Get the Playbook That Drives Results for Instagram’s Top Profiles
JULY 14, 2016
We recently launched one of our biggest product enhancements, Buffer for Instagram , to help you plan, track and amplify your Instagram marketing. Everything you need to know to create a killer Instagram marketing strategy for your business. . Boasting over 300 million daily active users, Instagram has huge potential for marketers. It’s the marketers dream. FedEx.
How #EveryMoveCounts Dominated NCAA Final Four Conversation
Convince & Convert
APRIL 11, 2016
The antiperspirant company utilized Lightwave, a new bio-analytics technology that measured everything from reactions to buzzers, to the crowds doing the wave. Their marketing strategies are cross-functional. ” For years, HubSpot has been praised for its laid-back, open-space culture. Degree’s #EveryMoveCounts. Use #EveryMoveCounts #contest to enter. Rls: https://t.co/YKh7VtrNkv
10 Great Alternatives to the Google Keyword Research Tool
JANUARY 4, 2014
Keyword research is a fundamental part of content marketing. . It is an indispensable tool for developing a potent inbound marketing strategy and improving SEO. The demise of Google’s Keyword Tool, the most popular of its kind, has left marketers scrambling for alternatives. And you''re right about HubSpot''s keyword. And of course, Hubspot has a built in keyword.
Seven Habits of Highly Effective B2B Websites
PWB Marketing Blog
NOVEMBER 1, 2011
Use Google Analytics to set up conversion events to track specific actions on your website that are proxy indicators for buyer interest. Focus more of your marketing efforts there. 4. Include Calls-to-Action. The top B2B marketers have a call-to-action on every landing page. Use Google Analytics, Web Trends, or Omniture to measure site traffic and activity.
26 Outstanding LinkedIn Tips and Tactics
MARCH 27, 2013
Indisputably the largest business-oriented social network, LinkedIn has emerged as a crucial site for professional networking, B2B marketing, hiring and job seeking. How can companies best use LinkedIn as a marketing platform? Changes You Need To Make To Your LinkedIn Profile Now by V3 Integrated Marketing. Marketing with LinkedIn. ” Looking for a new job?
#SproutChat Recap: Social Media & Marketing Resources Roundup
JULY 22, 2016
This week at #SproutChat , the community shared their favorite social media marketing resources. A1: @mashable and @techcrunch for tech and marketing news. Buffer , @Hubspot and @SproutSocial for social media updates. A1) So many: @hubspot , @buffer , @hootsuite , @SproutSocial , @Kissmetrics , @SMExaminer , @socialmedia2day #sproutchat https://t.co/Hpm05u6Erz. Social Media & Digital Marketing Strategy Resources. A2: @GoogleAnalytics , @GoogleTrends @SproutSocial analytics are great at this. Social Media & Marketing News Social Profiles.
Top 10 SEO Ebooks for Beginner and Intermediate Online Marketers
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
You will find all sorts of SEO e-books made by top notch companies like Searchmetrics, HubSpot, Hobo and successful entrepreneurs like Neil Patel. These e-books are a great opportunity for beginner and intermediate marketers to spike up their knowledge of Search Engine Optimization. The Advanced Guide To Content Marketing – by Quicksprout. . Download ebook.
The Hybrids are Coming: Evolution of the Prototype Marketer
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 28, 2012
Paul Roetzer ( @paulroetzer ) is founder and CEO of PR 20/20 , a Cleveland-based inbound marketing agency, and author of The Marketing Agency Blueprint (Wiley). Digital marketing has revolutionized the industry, and the job market. The most valued talent in the emerging marketing agency ecosystem will be hybrids. But, there is a talent gap.
The Social Media ROI Debate
AUGUST 23, 2010
Can the financial return on expenditures for social media business activities– in marketing, PR, customer support, HR, product development or other areas — be accurately measured? Chris Bennett lays out the list of metrics he uses to analyze, track and “prove ROI’ from social media marketing. Problems With Measuring Social Marketing by Web Worker Daily.