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54 Pearls of Marketing Wisdom from HubSpot

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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.” optimize to be read on-the-go with mobile call-to-action and phone number. But for many others it’s in the single digits.

8 Deep Questions to Define Your Blogging Strategy

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According to HubSpot’s Rick Burnes , one of the worst things you can do is to “start a consistent dialogue with your customers and then stop.” An equally dangerous mistake is to start publishing without knowing exactly what we’re doing… The technical aspect of blogging is certainly important to your success. Here are 8 philosophical questions to get your gears turning:  1.

Introducing The Modern Blogging Masterclass

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It will get you ready to rule the world…or at least your vertical market (because, let’s be real, only one of us can rule the world and that is my goal). I’ve had many questions about who this is for. It’s How to find the questions your prospects are asking so you know what kinds of answers to provide. By Gini Dietrich. What is The Modern Blogging Masterclass?

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Is Inbound Marketing Actually Profitable or Just a Slogan

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Yesterday, HubSpot, the creator of the term “Inbound Marketing,” filed for an IPO. It was our first detailed look into the financial health of HubSpot, and after reading it pretty carefully, I am left with a provocative question. Hubspot has been around since 2006, and their S-1 details financial information from 2009. Maybe you will be, too.

6 Simple Steps to Lower Your Cost Per Facebook Fan

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Ask yourself this question: Are the fans I’m gaining consuming and engaging with my content?  Take a look at this study Dan Zarrella from HubSpot posted: Even though this study was geared toward Twitter, the base message is the same for Facebook: Good fans will share your post if you ask them to. Don’t listen to them. What was Sal’s advice? It’s about quality, not quantity.

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87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

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Marketers have questions, this post has answers: 87 vital social media and online marketing statistics covering everything from how executives and large companies are using social media for marketing, customer service and recruiting to fresh stats on the leading social media platforms to search, email, content and mobile marketing trends. HubSpot ). HubSpot ). HubSpot ).

How Much Content Is Enough For Your Blog? [Study]

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In order to understand this first, we need to find answers to the following questions: What is the right frequency of posting the content on the blog? found an interesting research by Hubspot which explains this in great detail. According to Hubspot, this happens after 52 posts. Tweet Many businesses run a blog as a part of their social media strategy. What you should do.

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33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

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Given the widespread adoption of social media marketing practices, the “if” and “when” questions seemed to have now been resolved by most midsized and larger companies (and a lot of small companies as well). However, as the posts and articles highlighted below show, plenty of questions remain, such as how much should we budget for social media? Get a dog.

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Pros and Cons of Changing the Name of Your Blog

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During the Facebook question of the week , Jennifer MacDonald asked: What are your thoughts on changing the title of your Blog? I was not planning on changing the URL, that is my name, just the title. And, I figured there was no one better to answer that question than Michael Schechter (or Shrek, as I call him). Photo credit: Thanks to Hubspot for the fun image.

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3 Ways to Engage Your Team and Improve Your Blog

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At first, I was able to get participation from many of my colleagues, but then directors in our department started to question the value of the newsletter. Colleagues started to question whether or not they should contribute to the newsletter, and without their contributions our content was at greater risk of being lame. Another great example is HubSpot. team of people.

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Trust Me: Why Trust is Crucial for Business Success, and How to Built It

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According to a recent presentation from HubSpot , “selling is 10X easier once you have established trust.&# That’s why blogging is important (as a way to educate, inform and even entertain, without blatant selling) as is social media (for answering questions and building online relationships that lead to positive third-party coverage and comments). Before the Sale.

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Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

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And that leads to questions, like: What are the best ways to attract more (relevant) followers? Get the answers to these questions and more here in some of the best Twitter guides, tips and tools of the past year. Robert Scobel , Dan Schawbel , Peter Shankman and many of the others are legit no doubt, though a few of the “power users&# here are questionable. Tweetvolume.

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Why B2B Marketing Must Embrace Ninja Customers

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Now we talk to a real person as a last resort , after we’ve kicked the informational tires so thoroughly that we absolutely must reach out to get our final questions answered, pre-purchase. The role of the salesperson is now to answer specific questions capably and quickly , and to close deals that became possible due to the self-serve research performed by the customer.

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20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog

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After the webinar (if it’s been recorded), write a follow-up post answering questions from the event and directing visitors to the recorded version online. Answer questions in your blog posts. Some of the most popular posts I’ve written on this blog were essentially extended responses to client questions. All of the old measurements are moot.&#. Here are 20 ideas.

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9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

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Certainly, not every comment requires an immediate reply, but when a customer or prospect has a question or issue, response time matters. blogger raises a question about your company’s financial outlook. 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. Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. Range of coverage.

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How #EveryMoveCounts Dominated NCAA Final Four Conversation

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Former  Forbes / Newsweek  reporter and “Silicon Valley” writer Dan Lyons published a new book this week, in which he unleashed his experience in the tech industry after a brief stint at HubSpot. ” 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

Riding the Social Media Struggle Bus? You’re Not Alone

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In fact, another recent study from HubSpot reveals that 63% of B2B companies aren’t generating leads from social media at all. Develop content that answers the questions you see being raised. Respond to questions and engage your buyers and influencers in social media. Image credit: The Far Side. And understand that if that’s the case, you’re not alone. Learn.

Web Presence Optimization Software Review: gShift Labs

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HubSpot ), gShift isn’t a point solution, but a single integrated tool to manage all aspects of WPO. Few (if any) other SEO and/or social media management tools provide the type of detailed data about a blog post, web page, external article or news release that gShift does because other tools don’t “ask the right questions.” Features. site) is helpful. Pricing.

The Social Media ROI Debate

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With that background, he argues that “the question can be answered in about three minutes. “What’s the ROI of Social Media?&# Is the Wrong Question by Golden Practices Blog. According to a new study from King Fish Media , Hubspot and Junta 42 summarized in this post, most marketers perform some type of social media measurement (e.g., So much for my thoughts.

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Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

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Discover the answers to all of these questions and more here in the final selection of the best guides and tips for business blogging from the past year. Awesome Ways to Market a Business Blog by HubSpot Blog. Awesome Ways to Market a Business Blog by HubSpot Blog. How can you improve your blog’s position in search engines? Grow your audience? by MarketingSherpa. link].

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Meditations On Social Media Marketing

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It''s a question that Jason Keath not only speaks and consults about, but he also gathers very serious marketers to attend his well-known Social Fresh events. At last year''s Inbound event in Boston (led by HubSpot ), we both gave presentations and realized that we had been following one another for years, but had never really connected in our protein forms. hubspot. advertisingpodcast audio blog blogging brand businessbook businesspodcast davidusher digitalmarketing facebook google hubspot inbound itunes jasonkeath marketingblog marketingpodcast socialfresh twitter

26 Outstanding LinkedIn Tips and Tactics

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Find the answers to these questions and many others here in more than two dozen expert LinkedIn guides, tactics, tips and infographics. Lessons from HubSpot’s LinkedIn Company Page by Business Insider. 11 LinkedIn Marketing Gems You’re Missing Out O n by HubSpot. ** 5 STARS. 13 Brands Using LinkedIn Company Page Features the Right Way by HubSpot. ’”.

How to Improve Email Deliverability [Infographic]

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This is one of the most common questions from marketers. Click here for more email deliverability infographics by HubSpot. If one of your digital marketing tactics is email marketing then you understand that the most important aspect is actually getting your content to your subscribers. There are a myriad of things you can do to either help or hurt your deliverability.

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Book Review: The B2B Social Media Book

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With The B2B Social Media Book: Become a Marketing Superstar by Generating Leads with Blogging, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Email, and More , authors Kipp Bodnar of HubSpot and Jeffrey L. Book Reviews Social Media Marketing b2b email marketing b2b marketing b2b social media marketing book book review Content Marketing ebooks HubSpot Jeff Cohen Jeffery L. Relationship-based sales.

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The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem

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Maybe a simpler mid-size tool like Hubspot of Act-on is a better fit, but does it meet all the requirements? They’ll be able to come in, ask many questions, identify the company goals and then say something like, “You need the infrastructure SalesForce CRM, HubSpot Marketing Automation, WordPress CMS, Google Analytics, and Unbounce. They say, “Okay, go!”

5 Traits of the Social Sales Person

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Asks good questions. Ask good questions. Needless to say you have to ask good questions too and then listen to the answers. You can pose a single question on 20 different platforms, collate the answers and have a completely different perspective on what your customers need. I love dealing with a talented sales person. What are the traits of a good sales person?

11 Simple Yet Effective Edits to Instantly Improve Your Social Media Content

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Ask a question. They’re listening to you, taking it all in and sharing thoughtful replies and questions. Great Questions are a great way to bring your reader into the conversation and increase replies and comments on your content. Posts that ask questions (?) Writing powerful social media copy to grab people’s eyes and win their hearts is a challenge, though. And

Does My Business Need to be on Twitter?

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Questions To Ask. Before setting up a Twitter profile for your business, here are some questions to ask: Is this the right social media channel for your business and does your target audience use Twitter? Here’s more great reading on this: Twitter Research By Dan Zarrella of Hubspot [Charts]. The average Twitter user has 208 followers. Build credibility. Ask for a retweet!

30 Resources and Tips for Using Pinterest to Market Your Business

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15 super-users share their thoughts Communications Conversations asked this group of power-users to answer 5 simple questions about how they use Pinterest, how brands might leverage the platform, and the future of the social media site. People like to collect things. Sports memorabilia, carnival glass, stuffed animals, you name it. The site is beautifully designed and truly engaging.

What Is Inbound Marketing For Lawyers?

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Send to Kindle I was reading an article on Inbound Marketing Myths on Hubspot this morning that made me realize that some terms marketers use these days might be a little confusing. Hubspot simply defines Inbound Marketing like this: “Inbound marketing is the holistic practice of earning traffic, turning that traffic into leads, and turning leads into sales.” THEN WHAT?

How to Measure Social Media Success for Your Small Business

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This is the classic social media metric that is SO important, but get’s a lot of question for not being as easy to attribute to quantifiable business growth and direct indicator of sales increase. Measuring social media success and ROI for your business  isn’t as challenging as you may think, and there are different ways to measure success to see how this is impacting your business.

6 Proven Strategies for Successfully Promoting Content Across Social Media

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great example of this is when HubSpot reached out to us with an opportunity to partner up on a social media content calendar template. One question that we get asked a lot here at Buffer is: How often should I post to social media ? love this question because it makes me take a good look at what is and isn’t working when promoting content across social media on our own channels.

Best Social Media Stats and Market Research of 2010 (So Far)

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Find the answers to these questions and many, many more here. New Chart: Survey Says Inbound Marketing Budgets on the Rise by HubSpot Blog. The Ultimate List: 100+ Facebook Statistics [Infographics] by HubSpot Blog. Small Businesses That Blog Have 102% More Twitter Followers by HubSpot Blog. New Chart: Survey Says Inbound Marketing Budgets on the Rise by HubSpot Blog.

How 8 Departments That Aren’t Marketing Can Use Social Media

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But don’t renounce wire services just yet: according to HubSpot, traditional press releases are syndicated 20% more often than social media ones. For example, he suggests sharing a typical customer scenario, posting a testimonial, answering direct questions, or showing how your product is made. Whole Foods has gone all in on social media. Great! Let’s jump in. Engineering. Sales.

88 Expert Content Marketing Posts Worth Another Read

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Image credit: HubSpot. Here are 88 posts that have risen above the noise, designed to answer that question. 17 Questions On How To Build A Content Marketing Strategy [Q&A] by Marketing Insider Group. How to Build an Unbeatable Content Marketing Plan by HubSpot. 23 Types of Lead Gen Content to Put Behind Your Landing Pages by HubSpot. Is your Content Boring?

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We Interviewed 75 Top Social Media Marketers. Here’s What They’re Working On, Today

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We thought it’d be great to share all the awesome insight we’re lucky to glean from the world’s best social media marketers, starting with this simple (and fascinating, revealing, inspiring) question: What is the biggest project you’re working on? Chelsea Hunersen , HubSpot – Creating a great content plan for the rest of June (a.k.a. Growing an audience.

106 More Amazing Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 and 2015

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Find the answers to those questions and many more here in 106 digital marketing facts (well, mostly) and statistics from two dozen sources. HubSpot ). HubSpot ). HubSpot ). HubSpot ). HubSpot ). HubSpot ). As Wallis Simpson, Dutchess of Windsor, famously said , “You can never be too rich or too thin. Image credit: Business 2 Community.

7 Facebook Marketing Case Studies

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HubSpot. The New York real estate brokerage wanted to use the global reach of Facebook to increase engagement with potential homebuyers, local New Yorkers, and the real estate industry at large, as well as strengthen its online brand presence to: Create a community where people could start a conversation and discuss the question, “What does it feel like to live in New York?”.

Produce, Promote, and Host a Webinar to Generate Qualified Leads

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It was fast-paced and fun and we had a ton of questions. CMI gracefully agreed to send me the questions so I could find a way to answer them. Is there a way to do the same thing with Hubspot ? You can pretty much own the world with Hubspot…or any other marketing automation software, for that matter. If you use Hubspot, you can do all of this in there. We do!

Top Blogging Statistics: 45 Reasons to Blog

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If you answer “Yes” to at least on of these questions, our collection of blogging statistics will definitely be of great help to you. Tweet (Source: Hubspot ). 4) By 2013, it is projected that 128 million people in the US will be blog readers.  12) 81% of companies consider their blogs “useful,” “important,” or “critical” Tweet (Source: Hubspot ).

21 of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides of 2013 (So Far)

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Yet most marketers still struggle with how to measure ROI from social media efforts, and with questions like: how we budget for social media programs? Find the answers to those questions and many others here in more than 20 of the best social media marketing guides, strategies, tips and tactics of 2013 thus far. ” stage to the “how do I do it?” ” phase.

Inbound Marketing vs. Content Marketing – What’s the Difference?

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The absolutely official explanation for “inbound marketing” is that it was coined by HubSpot co-founder Brian Halligan in 2005. Within a year of developing the idea, Halligan and MIT technologist Dharmesh Shah had founded HubSpot, a cloud-based service that aimed to provide everything marketers needed to launch a comprehensive, permission-based marketing strategy. Caution.

Putting Instagram events to work for your business

Janet Fouts

According to our friends at Hubspot , 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual, and visuals are processed 60,000X faster in the brain than text. Respond to comments and questions. Ask questions about the photos and draw out the people who shared them. Why does Instagram work so well? Because we humans are most inspired by visuals. The win. Comodo . The win. Jaguar.