HubSpot vs. Marketo: Which is Better?

Oktopost

Well, in many ways, Marketo and HubSpot are not unlike Sparta and Athens. To make it easier for you to guess, let’s take a look at both platforms and try to determine: HubSpot vs. Marketo: which is the marketing automation platform to rule them all? HubSpot vs. Marketo: Which Capabilities Should You Expect? Hubspot. Marketo was built with a focus on Salesforce CRM users, and to this day the majority of Marketo B2B. Community. HubSpot Community.

Creating Engagement in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You can call it Inbound Marketing (like the folks at HubSpot do) or you could call it Content Marketing (like the folks at Junta42 do) but whatever you call it this is the basis for all your online activity. Related posts: B2B Marketing Content: Lure or Lasso? A recent Cone Inc.’s

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7 B2B Brands Using Instagram the Way You’re Supposed To

Convince & Convert

Instagram is a fantastic platform for B2B marketers. In this guide, we’ve rounded up several examples of B2B brands leveraging Instagram to get closer to customers and drive real results. Here are seven examples of B2B brands doing Instagram marketing the right way.

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Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

But, at the end of the day, they need to generate “leads” that get fed into some kind of offline sales process—just like most b2b [and many b2c] companies do. Every month, HubSpot generates a few leads that turn into clients as a result of this activity. By Peter Caputa.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Recent research from MarketingProfs shows that 84% of B2B companies use social media marketing in some form, and the figure is likely higher for B2C firms. In fact, another recent study from HubSpot reveals that 63% of B2B companies aren’t generating leads from social media at all.

20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog

Webbiquity SMM

According to MarketingSherpa (and many other sources), generating qualified leads remains the top priority for B2B marketers. Highlight your company’s community involvement. The “ROI of social media&# (or lack thereof) is a hot, and still hotly contested, topic.

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The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

While Facebook is far and away the largest social network, when it comes to driving B2B website traffic and brand visibility, Twitter and LinkedIn are tops. ” That’s why, as reported here previously , 88% of B2B marketers in North America use Twitter for content distribution.

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Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Seven Ways to Revive a Neglected B2B Blog by MLT Creative. In you guessed it–another guest post–Wayne Howard describes his method for quickly building the following for a new blog, using tactics such as Facebook postings, the BloggerLuv community, Twitter, LinkedIn and contests.

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? Roundup of the Top Internet and Social Media Statistics by Awareness Community. Social Media Facts & Figures for B2B Sales by Inside View. B2B Marketing and Social Media.

LinkedIn Profile Tips for Those Who Want to be Professionals

Devumi

If you want some LinkedIn profile tips that will help you create a perfect page for B2B leads, read on and I’ll cover 6 important points. good, now read on to discover the LinkedIn profile tips that will truly set you apart in the B2B world!

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

Webbiquity SMM

Image credit: Business 2 Community. How does B2B social media marketing differ in effectiveness from B2C use? Which network drives half of all social traffic to B2B websites and blogs? 54% of B2B marketers said they have generated leads from social media. ( HubSpot ).

10 Important Skills and Traits Your Social Media Manager Will Need

Buffer Social

Toastmasters (Resources and community). Customer Service / Community Engagement. Community engagement is quite similar in many ways. An Introduction to Marketing Psychology: How to Use Human Behavior to Make More Informed Decisions (eBook by HubSpot). HubSpot (Blog). —.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations.

10 Important Skills and Traits Your Social Media Manager Will Need in 2017

Buffer Social

Toastmasters (Resources and community). Customer Service / Community Engagement. Community engagement is quite similar in many ways. An Introduction to Marketing Psychology: How to Use Human Behavior to Make More Informed Decisions (eBook by HubSpot). HubSpot (Blog). —.

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88 Expert Content Marketing Posts Worth Another Read

Webbiquity SMM

Image credit: HubSpot. The New B2B Buyer And The Collaborative Economy by Tony Zambito. Understanding the new B2B Buyer in the Collaborative Economy can be difference between longevity and struggle. 5 Things B2B Buyers Want Your Content To Do by Content Marketing Institute.

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

Webbiquity SMM

” 30 Terrible Pieces of Social Media Advice You Should Ignore by HubSpot. Can social media help shorten b2b sales cycles? ” Why B2B Marketers Still Don’t Get Social Media–And 7 Steps For Fixing That by Fast Company.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

” Or that49% of B2B journalists write blogs, and 84% are on Twiter? are the most retweetable day/time of the week, per Dan Zarella of HubSpot. (I 85% of B2B journalists are on Facebook. That sounded low to me, so I checked some of the B2B technology client sites I manage.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.

The Silent Rise of LinkedIn to 500M Members: What Marketers Need to Know for 2018 [SSM069]

Buffer Social

” Now, as we close out 2017, it’s clear that LinkedIn is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with in the world of B2C and B2B marketing. In the long-term, this will be a game-changer for marketers and brands in the B2B space.

22 Exceptional Business Blogging Guides, Tips & Tactics

Webbiquity SMM

B2B Blogging: Beyond the Basics by MLT Creative on SlideShare. And 54% of bloggers say they publish at least weekly—but “to generate leads from your blog, the sweet spot for is 2-3 times per week according to HubSpot.”

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How to create a Social Media content strategy

Marketing to Serve

If you provide a service or B2B offering, LinkedIn is used by 50% of B2B buyers when making a decision ( SmallBizTrends ). Link clicks account for 92% of all user interaction with tweets (Source: HubSpot ). Let me paint a picture for you.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

It is a fantastic prospecting / sales resource for B2B marketers”). Andrew Jenkins reviews 10 of the tools he uses “to consume and curate content as well as manage and interact with (his) community,” including commun.it (specific to Twitter, commun.it

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

Webbiquity SMM

Why Now Is The Time To Build Your Personal Brand by B2B Marketing Insider. It would be like trying to unpull a trigger…ROI is most importantly the cultivation of relationships and capturing the positive word of mouth recommendations from your community.

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The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. Curalate also has community management capabilities that allow you to discover uncovered conversations about your brand.” 58% of consumers follow brands on social media.

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Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Community manager Jen Lopez explains how SEOmoz increased its total Twitter followers by 250% to over 27,000 people. Hint: it helps to have a community manager. 7 Key Ways to Optimize Twitter for Search by HubSpot Blog. Twitter for B2B Marketing. by B2B Marketing Insider.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Many of these were other B2B marketers, but others were social media experts, journalists, PR professionals, or just plain fascinating personalities. A B2B marketer, strategist, writer and Author of eMarketing Strategies for the Complex Sale.

11 Types of Video Content Every Business Needs to Create

Rebekah Radice

A great example of live video is Jasmine Star’s, “Ask Me Anything” community videos. These are weekly videos that serve several purposes: Brings her audience together each week (same day) to create a deeper community bond.

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The 25 Top Social Media Management Tools for Businesses of All Sizes

Buffer Social

Unique value: Friends+Me supports scheduling for Google+ profiles, collections, communities, and pages and allows you to set up automations to re-post your Google+ posts onto your other social media accounts, which is great for marketers who focus on Google+. HubSpot.

24 More of the Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

” Though targeted at consumer marketers, many of the tips apply to b2b marketing as well. 10 Examples of Facebook Ads That Actually Work (And Why) by HubSpot. A Simple Breakdown of All Your Facebook Advertising Options by HubSpot.

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20 More of the Best Twitter Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter Rolls Out Cover Photos: How to Add Yours Today by HubSpot. Optimizing Twitter for Lead Generation by Marketo B2B Marketing and Sales Blog.

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78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

10 Principles for B2B Sales by Better Closer. 10 Essential Social Media Tips for B2B Marketers by Mashable. Christina Warren tells b2b marketers how to use Twitter effectively, find their “social voice,&# efficiently monitor industry developments through social media, expand their influence and more in this excellent post. How to Monitor Your Social Media Presence in 10 Minutes a Day by HubSpot Blog. You need help from the power users in that community.

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55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

According to a HubSpot study, 71% of marketers viewed Twitter as a useful marketing tool last year, up from just 39% in 2009. How to Use Social Media for B2B Marketing by Inc. How to: Use B2B Social Media for Lead Generation by TopRank Online Marketing Blog.

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Why LinkedIn Groups Can Be Great for Businesses (and How to Create a Successful One)

Buffer Social

With the shift in social media usage in the recent years, closed communities such as Facebook Groups and LinkedIn Groups might be the next best way to engage your audience. Instead of building huge public pages, more and more businesses are opting for niche closed communities. This makes communities like LinkedIn Groups a great way for bringing your customers together, especially if you are a business-to-business (B2B) company.

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

Webbiquity SMM

How to Be an Awesome Blog Commenter by HubSpot Blog. Lee Odden defines the key characteristics to consider in terms of “branding, community, SEO, PR, recruiting and taking midshare away from your competition” with your blog including the URL, name, design and navigation.

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28 (of the) Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2012 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

” 17 Examples of Twitter Brand Page Backgrounds to Inspire You by HubSpot. Secrets of Becoming a Pro B2B Tweeter by Social Media Today. ” 6 Data-Backed Tips for Getting More Retweets [Research] by HubSpot. Twitter isn’t just for the birds anymore. According to recent social media research , Twitter now has more than 165 million users, and is attracting nearly a million new users each day. Twitterers collectively post a billion tweets every three days.

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37 Free Marketing and Social Media Classes to Elevate Your Skills Today

Buffer Social

This free social media class on how to monitor what your audience and customers are saying online is for marketers looking to keep a finger on the pulse of their community. Offered by : HubSpot. Created by : HubSpot. PPC for lead generation and B2B.

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

Buffer Social

Chelsea Hunersen , HubSpot – Creating a great content plan for the rest of June (a.k.a. We’re excited to be working with Chelsea and the Hubspot team on a Social Media Master Class to explore we’re they’re thinking about social media marketing in 2016, 2017, and beyond.

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

Buffer Social

But don’t renounce wire services just yet: according to HubSpot, traditional press releases are syndicated 20% more often than social media ones. I recently spent a whole day at a B2B tech company watching Sam, a sales rep, call prospects. Whole Foods has gone all in on social media.

4 Tips for Honing Your Content to Reach Gen Z

Convince & Convert

Great social media marketing begins with a change in mindset toward the holistic, and it ends with major shifts in fully personalized customer engagements and gathering an organic community on your channels. The time is fast approaching when Gen Z will take over the B2C and B2B marketplaces.

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Top 25 Must Read Content Marketing Blogs

Writtent Blog

‘Empowering people through the power of community’ is the standard of founder Marcus Sheridan. Hubspot. Hosted by Ardath Albee, a B2B marketing strategist, her blog focuses on content marketing strategies.