Lessons from HubSpot’s State of Inbound Marketing Report

Webbiquity SMM

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. Inbound marketers double the average site conversion rate of non-inbound marketers, from 6% to 12% total.

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Janet Fouts

The Hubspot brand is well known for blog posts chock full of actionable information about marketing online. When I tell people I’m a Hubspot partner, the universal reaction is “Ooooh, I love Hubspot, they get it!” Now Hubspot is changing that.

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The Social Media ROI Debate

Webbiquity SMM

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? Among social media pundits, the debate rages on. Is social media ROI measurable?

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11 best social media listening tools

Unmetric

Social media listening goes beyond just looking at your emails and notifications for @mentions of your brand. To avoid such mishaps what you need is a social media listening tool. Is there a difference between social media monitoring and social media listening?

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The Dirty Dozen Top 12 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid

Webbiquity SMM

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 ). You can’t have a conversation without listening.

Book Review: The B2B Social Media Book

Webbiquity SMM

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. No internal advocate for social media (i.e.,

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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. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. Buffer Social.

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Four Ways to Evolve Your Online Conversions

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Conversion Conversion Optimization. And now in the era of rock-solid online competition, we have to evolve even further and ask ourselves: What does it take to lead the online conversion movement?

8 Simple Tweaks to Boost Website Conversions

Convince & Convert

Honestly, most people find our tools via Google, so the conversion rates are particularly high since they are in an “active” searching state rather than a “passive” blog reading mode. Conversion rate. conversation rate. conversion rate.

How #EveryMoveCounts Dominated NCAA Final Four Conversation

Convince & Convert

While we are on the subject of March Madness, it was interesting to see how brands took to social media during last week’s NCAA championship game. As seen below, the majority of the conversation is around the author’s “tech takedown.”

4 Conversion Experts On Why Buyers Click

Convince & Convert

Yes indeed, savvy marketers are rallying around conversion rate optimization , the process of improving conversion. The upcoming Conversion Road Trip, hosted by Unbounce , will bring many big league CRO experts together to present strategies for optimizing conversion.

A Simple 3-Step Approach to Increasing Conversions and ROI with Social Media Advertising

Buffer Social

There’s so much to learn with social media advertising that it’s difficult to know exactly where to start. After speaking with top brands and marketers from around the globe, we’ve discovered a simple 3-step approach to successful social media advertising.

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How to Measure Social Media Success for Your Small Business

yMarketingMatters

With social media marketing, you can undeniably grow your audience, gain visibility and exposure for your company/products/services, provide outstanding customer service, and – yes – generate business and increase sales. Social media measurement comes in different levels.

Why Is Social Media Important for My SaaS?

agora pulse

Social media is a platform to build authentic relationships with your customers. So, why is social media so important? Social media opens the door to truly express how your SaaS can benefit customers. Then, broadcast those insights on social media.

Are You Listening? The 20 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Buffer Social

How do you know if your customers (and potential customers) are talking about you on social media? If they tagged your social media profile in their posts, you could check your notifications. Here’s a better way: Use social media monitoring tools.

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10 Important Skills and Traits Your Social Media Manager Will Need

Buffer Social

A decade ago, the role of a social media manager might not have even existed. Today, however, almost every company is involved in social media one way or another. But what does it take to be a great social media manager? Social Media Examiner (Blog). —.

Dos and Don’ts for Nurturing Leads on Social Media

Socialmedia.biz

billion users on social media across the globe and the number is expected to reach 3 billion by 2021. As an effective medium for capturing and nurturing highly-relevant leads, social media should most definitely be part of your overall marketing strategy.

7 Must-Try Social Media Tactics for 2018

Postcron

Are you getting the most out of your social media strategy? As we approach the halfway point of 2018, now is a good time to refresh your strategy with these seven must-try social media tactics for 2018. Facebook continues to be the industry leader in social engagement.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Data junkies, stats addicts, web trivia buffs rejoice — here are a deluge of social media, search and other marketing research facts and figures from 50 articles and blog posts published so far in 2010. Which social networking site is used by 92% of senior marketing executives?

The Role of Social Media in Lead Generation [presentation]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Recently, I wrote a blog post with some simple tips on how to generate leads using social media. Social media is one peace of the puzzle. The presentation starts by making an interesting point about the fact that social media is not magic.

Marketing Mix Tape: Do These 6 Things to Bring More Traffic to Your Website Now

Firebelly

The best marketing professionals will tell you they use a combination of search, social, influencer and content strategy to generate leads and website visitors. There are an abundance of experts in your industry whose large social followings completely trust their suggestions and expertise.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? Social Media Facts and Stats.

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

Buffer Social

A decade ago, the role of a social media manager might not have even existed. Today, however, almost every company is involved in social media one way or another. But what does it take to be a great social media manager? Social Media Examiner (Blog). —.

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How to create a Social Media content strategy

Marketing to Serve

Social media has grown in popularity not only for individuals wanting to share and connect with their social networks, but for businesses too. billion social media users ( We Are Social ). Social media plays a large role in the buying process.

Don’t Blame Facebook: 10 Reasons Low Conversion Rates Are YOUR Fault

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Advertising Applications Branding Content Marketing Customer Experience Facebook Inbound Marketing Listening Personalization Social Media.

How to Write a Great Social Media Manager Job Description (and Hire a Top Social Media Manager)

Buffer Social

Writing a great social media manager job description is not an easy task. The job description is one of the first few things potential applicants read and a well-written job description can increase the chances of you hiring the best social media manager for your company.

Your Annual Social Media Conferences Guide: 20+ Top Conferences to Attend in 2018

Buffer Social

Social media conferences are one of the best ways to learn from top practitioners in the field , connect with fellow social media marketers , and be inspired to do more great things on social media. 20+ social media conferences to attend in 2018.

How to Find a Fantastic Agency for Your Social Media Marketing

Buffer Social

Some of the very best brands on social media get by with a little help from their friends — agencies and consultants and strategists. The Social Media Agency Landscape. What’s been your experience with agencies and social media?

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

Buffer Social

How do you stay on top of all your social media marketing tasks? From creating and publishing content to analytics and reporting, it can be pretty overwhelming to think of all the jobs social media marketers have to complete every day. Social networks supported.

Meditations On Social Media Marketing

Twist Image

How well do marketers truly perform when it comes to social media? 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. Enjoy the conversation. hubspot.

Inside Look: How Two Teams Share a Social Media Inbox

Buffer Social

Only 10% of customer messages are answered on social media. We’ve found that some of the fastest-responding, maximum-delighting brands on social media employ a two-team approach to responding. Goal-setting for social media teams.

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9 Social Media Goals You Can Set for Your Business (and How to Track Them)

Buffer Social

The thing we love most at Buffer is to help you succeed at social media. And a key part of social media success is knowing which goals and targets to set for your team. Let’s get started… 9 social media goals for your team (and how to track them).

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

Webbiquity SMM

companies now use social media for marketing (though the figure varies widely based on size of company)? Social Media Stats, Facts and Research Does Facebook Need To Build A Search Engine? companies now use social media for marketing.

Five Social Media Marketing Reports and Guides Worth Checking Out

Webbiquity SMM

For those whose job it is to generate leads and sales through content and social media, here are five excellent new resources to help increase your knowledge. A B2B Marketer’s Guide to Great Facebook Pages from HubSpot (29 pages). Social Media Marketing GPS (91 pages).

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

Webbiquity SMM

Or have too many social media marketing statistics.” ” Well, she actually only said the first part (which is debatable), but certainly would have said the second part (which isn’t) had social media been around in the 1930s. 21 Social Media Statistics.

Social Media Marketing Madness [Cartoon]

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Facebook Fans Mean Business (And Are More Likely to Buy) | Main | Hook A Facebook Fan Up: Theyre Looking For Discounts » March 19, 2010 Social Media Marketing Madness [Cartoon] It has been uber busy in the Firebelly office this week.

7 Social Media Trends You Need to Add to Your 2017 Strategy

Rebekah Radice

” There’s a lot to learn in looking at past social media trends. Here’s a look at the top trends that could make or break your social media marketing in 2017. My 7 predictions that will rapidly transform how your company uses social media.

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