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.”

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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. It’s my birthday and I have some great news!

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The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

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Cheryl and I thought it would be a great idea to collaborate on this special social media project—and so the process began for creating the 2011 #Nifty50 List of Top Twitter Women. Watch next month (close to Father’s Day) for the Nifty 50 Men of Twitter for 2011.

B2B Blogging Trends for 2011

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Research from HubSpot shows that small businesses with blogs have twice as many Twitter followers as those who don’t. You can get the whole story in B2B Blogging Trends in 2011 , a free (and no registration required) white paper from Aggregage (the software that powers the BMZ site).

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34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011

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The Ultimate Google+ Cheat Sheet by HubSpot Blog. ** 5 STARS. 10 Guaranteed Ways to Get More Google+ Page Followers by HubSpot Blog. How Google+ Is Changing the Web, Even Though No One Wants It To by HubSpot Blog.

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B2B Marketing Stats from HubSpot’s Marketing Data Box

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HubSpot last week released the Marketing Data Box , a 3.4 You can get all of the details by downloading the free HubSpot Marketing Data Box for yourself. megabyte, 65-slide data dump of marketing facts and statistics from a variety of sources.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

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7 Key Ways to Optimize Twitter for Search by HubSpot Blog. The 11 Twitter Tools and Apps I Use Every Day in 2011 by Business2Community.

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How to Cut Through Social Media Hype with Simple Math

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Cartoon: HubSpot via Flickr, CC 2.0. Guest Posts How To Howie Goldfarb Social Media analyzing data compete facebook hubspot Marketing mobile Yelp If you read the news or popular blogs, you get a lot of numbers thrown at you.

Best Quora Guides and Insights of 2011

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According to Compete.com, traffic to the site did fall off sharply in February and March of 2011 after an initial surge, but has rebounded to new highs since then (though half a million unique visitors per month isn’t particularly impressive for a social media site).

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5 Educational and Inspiring Social Media Diagrams

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Tweet At HubSpot , they have collected 22 educational social media diagrams – and I think some of them are very useful, when wanting to gain an easy insight into social media. In this post, I have chosen 5 of the 22 visual concepts presented by HubSpot, which I find most inspiring.

24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011

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How to Be an Awesome Blog Commenter by HubSpot Blog. Top 10 Blog Directories 2011 by SEO Wizardry. Despite any recent recent rants you may have seen about how blogging is dead or blogs are passé , the fact of the matter is that business blogging is now more important than ever.

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Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 2

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by HubSpot Blog. 5 Foolproof Ways to Generate Leads From Facebook by HubSpot Blog. As it approaches one billion users, Facebook has evolved from a site where friends and family share photos to an online marketing juggernaut rivaling Google.

Is Your Business Worth An Extra Hour Per Week? 5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Blog

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Fact: According to a recent survey by HubSpot , businesses that blog increase their site visits by as much as 55%. This is a guest post by Preston Ehrler. As a business owner, do I really have time to blog?

The Role of Social Media in Lead Generation [presentation]

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Presentation by HubSpot : Similar Posts: Simple Tips to Generating More Business Leads Through Social Media. Social Media Tips analysis audience Facebook HubSpot lead generation Linkedin Presentation Slideshare statistics Twitter value creation

The Dirty Dozen Top 12 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid

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There have been numerous posts written about the pitfalls of social media marketing (including helpful pieces from Online Social Networking , Sysomos , and one I wrote for HubSpot ).

Five Awesome B2B Social Media Statistics

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Source: Hubspot, State of Inbound Marketing Lead Generation Report, 2010. Source: Hubspot, State of Inbound Marketing Report, 2011. Do you think social media isn’t for B2B organizations? Think again. It’s true B2B tends to be slower to adopt new trends.

12 Tweetable Statistics Prove B2B Social Media ROCKS

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Thanks to Hubspot for the “ tweet this “ blog post inspiration. FACT] B2B companies that blog more than 4x/week see the biggest increase in traffic and leads, according to @HubSpot ( Source ) TWEET THIS 4. Know B2B social media fact from fiction.

20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog

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The “ROI of social media&# (or lack thereof) is a hot, and still hotly contested, topic. I summarized arguments from both sides a few months ago in The Social Media ROI Debate.

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

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I found an interesting research by Hubspot which explains this in great detail. According to Hubspot, this happens after 52 posts. Social Media blog blogging frequency business blogging editorial calander guest bloggers Hubspot research quantity and quality of content

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.&# Marketing Strategy Social Media Marketing be transparent blogging building trust HubSpot KC Associates Kipling Ming vase Walmart

9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

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Social Media Marketing Alterian SM2 analytics Beevolve BP social media failure Buzzlogic Cision Converseon free social media monitoring tools HubSpot Jive Klout Lithium OneRiot Radian6 realtime alerts Salesforce.com Scout Labs social media monitoring tools social monitoring tools Socialmention SproutSocial Sysomos Topsy Trackur UberVU Vosuc workflow

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

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8 Ways to Not Get ReTweeted by HubSpot Blog. Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December.

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Best B2B Marketing and Sales Strategy Guides and Insights of 2011

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The Top-10 B2B Marketing Trends for 2011 by Everything Technology Marketing. Holger Schulze laid out these ten predictions in January 2011. This post opened with Holger Schulze’s predictions for 2011, and fittingly closes with Lee Odden’s prognostication for 2012.

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Five FREE B2B Social Media White Papers

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B2B Blogging Trends for 2011 ” by Aggregage. 15 B2B Marketing Facebook Success Stories ” by HubSpot. This has been a pivotal year in the world of B2B social media. More B2B companies are blogging, tweeting, creating online videos, and producing social content than ever before.

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News Feed Optimization (NFO) is the new SEO!

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I mean content that can be used for Inbound Marketing (hat tip to HubSpot who created the term) things that can be shared socially like blog posts, eBooks, videos, podcasts, research reports. 11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011 Around this time last year I wrote about the 10.

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What's your social currency?

Akamai Marketing

By taracoomans – April 4, 2011 Posted in: Content , Featured , social media Photo credit: BaronBrian 97 Million people use Twitter. Yet, according to HubSpot, brands who connect via the social sphere see a direct impact on sales.

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

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90% of marketers now use social networks in their marketing efforts, but growth has plateaued; the figure was 89% in 2011. Of Twitter’s 165 million users, half access Twitter on mobile devices at least occasionally. ( HubSpot ). HubSpot ). HubSpot ). HubSpot ).

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

100+ SMB Blogging Ideas to Kick Start … 2011? As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Of course, then, today is my birthday, but it’s a big one. Today, I turn 30.

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5 Easy Ways To Optimize Your Website For Mobile

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Recently, HubSpot’s Website Grader began factoring mobile optimization in to its scores. Apple iOS icons are a professional touch. After all, it’s about time for mobile platforms to be considered in the production of every website, as more people are owning smartphones.

Why the Blue Key Campaign is Turning Me Blue

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In fact, you’ll hear me talk more about the campaign on the webinar I’m doing tomorrow for Marketwire/HubSpot … and until June 20, at least, my avatars everywhere will be blue.

Seven Habits of Highly Effective B2B Websites

PWB Marketing Blog

Inbound marketing provider Hubspot has seen conversion rates improve over 30% by having relevant offers targeted to each stage of the buying cycle. Are you thinking about building new B2B website or maybe making a small tune-up? Don’t make a mess out of it.

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Tweet late, email early, and don’t forget about Saturday: Using data to develop a social media strategy » Nieman Journalism Lab

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Zarrella works for HubSpot , mining data on hundreds of millions of tweets, blog posts, and email newsletters to help marketers find trends. What will 2011 bring for the future of news?

Can Your Customers Find Your B2B Industrial Company Online?

PWB Marketing Blog

Source: Hubspot, State of Inbound Marketing Lead Generation Report, 2010. Source: Hubspot, State of Inbound Marketing Report, 2011. Quick, type in your company name in Google. What are the search results? Does your company show up for the first listing?

Is Blogging Dead or Are Companies Not Trying Hard Enough?

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Add to that, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth released a study earlier this year that says the percentage of companies that maintain blogs fell to 37% in 2011 from 50% in 2010, based on its survey of 500 fast-growing companies listed by Inc.

22 Effective SEO Tips to Optimize Your B2B Website

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Plus, B2B companies that blog generate 67% more leads per month than those that don’t according to Hubspot. Do you ever wonder why your B2B website isn’t getting more traffic? It could be that your website isn’t properly optimized for search engines.

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10 Awesome Slideshares of Social Media Marketing

Koka Sexton

View more presentations from HubSpot Internet Marketing. View more presentations from HubSpot Internet Marketing. I love living in the age of the internet. I’m a huge fan of the site Slideshare.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

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Boston’s amazing Laura Fitton is an inbound marketing evangelist for HubSpot, founder of @oneforty, and co-author of the best-selling Twitter For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech)). A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter.

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Interview with Social Media Influencer: Trey Pennington

Social Media Citizens

HubSpot ranks his Facebook profile as one of the most influential in the world and his Twitter profile in the top 0.01%. ­ Trey Pennington is a marketing pro, business connector, and storyteller for business who’s passion is helping people uncover their hidden treasures and put them to work. He uses social media to connect with audiences around the globe.

The Fleeting Value Of Content

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The HubSpot Blog published a post yesterday titled, Shelf Life of Social Media Links Only 3 Hours , that looked at a new report issued by the URL shortening service, bitly. hubspot blog. Most content screams into an empty universe. It's nice to create content with the intent of reaching a broad and targeted audience, but it's becoming harder and harder to do this. No matter how good the content is.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

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Study: Social Media Affects SMB Purchasing Decisions by HubSpot Blog. It’s Budget Season – B2B Marketing Budget Trends for 2011 by Everything Technology Marketing. 11 Mind-Blowing Mobile Marketing Infographics by HubSpot Blog.