Hubspot 3 launches

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.

Nine Social Media Marketing Stats You Can Use

Webbiquity SMM

According to Google Trends, social media marketing as a topic if search interest recently turned nine years old (or is about to turn 11 years old, depending on when you place its origin). Buyers appreciate business social media use. HubSpot ).

54 Pearls of Marketing Wisdom from HubSpot

Webbiquity SMM

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.”

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.

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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22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Image credit: Buddy Media. In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. 15 Best Social Media Tools by CodeGeekz.

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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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Is Social Media BS?

Webbiquity SMM

That was the provocative question raised, and answered, by HubSpot VP of Marketing Mike Volpe in a webinar last Friday. Key point #1: Social media is a critical component of inbound marketing. Social media is different, however. Content powers social media success.

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve. What will likely be the hot trends in social media over the next couple of years? Social Media Stats and Demographics. HubSpot ).

19 Noteworthy Stats About Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing is sometimes viewed as Facebook —and then there’s the other guys. But like detectives Gamble and Hoitz , the “other guys” of social networks may be more effective even if less flashy. HubSpot ). HubSpot ). HubSpot ).

5 Educational and Inspiring Social Media Diagrams

Mindjumpers

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.

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 ). Your social media strategist is your public spokesperson.

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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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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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.

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 social media, as in physical training, it takes time to see substantial results.

4 Free Social Media Spring Cleaning Tools

Firebelly

Spring has sprung and it’s time to clean up your social media channels! For Blogs: HubSpot’s Website Grader. Simply enter your blog URL, click ‘Get Your Answer’ and the HubSpot Website Grader will give your blog a grade on a scale from 1-100.

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New Social Media Research Uncovers the Big Problem for Businesses

Convince & Convert

What you want social media to do for your business, and what real people want and expect from businesses in social media are fundamentally different. In Q4 2014, Hubspot released new research called The Social Lifecycle. different social platforms.

How Social Media, Content Transform Marketing from Expense to Investment

Webbiquity SMM

Sales leads generated through inbound marketing–the combination of content marketing, blogging, social media, website chat and SEM–cost 61% less than those produced through traditional demand generation techniques (e.g.,

How to Learn Social Media Marketing: 15 Blogs for Beginners

Pamorama

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest can take your marketing to the next level. Of the brands that *are* using social media marketing, many of them don’t do much planning regarding their social media activities.

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.

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?

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

Webbiquity SMM

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?” by Social-Hire.

9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. 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? Monitoring beyond social media.

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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.

Five Awesome B2B Social Media Statistics

PWB Marketing Blog

Do you think social media isn’t for B2B organizations? But social media is now mainstream and we have proof B2B companies are generating demand and getting leads using it. We set out to find the top five B2B social media statistics.

More B2B Social Media Fact vs. Fiction

PWB Marketing Blog

Updated 2013 stats – Know B2B social media facts from fiction. Fiction: Social media offers limited value to B2B marketers. Here are 8 Tweetable Facts bout how B2B companies are using social media to generate leads, connect with customers, and reach business goals. FACT] Increasing blogging to 6-8x/month nearly doubles leads according to @Hubspot. B2B Marketing social media Twitter

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How to Cut Through Social Media Hype with Simple Math

Waxing UnLyrical

Social media talking heads and agencies will use fancy numbers because they look impressive, and it benefits their businesses. Social networks will also do the same, partially to attract news coverage, members, and investors. Cartoon: HubSpot via Flickr, CC 2.0.

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79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

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).

How Do You Manage Multiple Social Media Accounts? Our 12 Best Time-Saving Tools and Strategies

Buffer Social

Maybe this sounds familiar to you: I used to log in to each and every individual network to compose new posts , check what’s happening in my streams, follow up on conversations and follower requests, and basically perform any other little bit of social media management that was on my plate.

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Five FREE B2B Social Media White Papers

PWB Marketing Blog

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. In fact, 80% of B2B marketers are producing content for the social web according to B-to-B Magazine.

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20 Creative Ways to Use Social Media for Storytelling

Buffer Social

But can we actually tell a story on social media? Is it possible to narrate a story with social media posts that are supposed to be short and sweet? It turns out there are many ways to use social media for storytelling! Resources Social Media Marketing

Interview with Social Media Citizen: Jo Porritt | Social Media.

Social Media Citizens

She is the Managing Director of BrandGuardian , a social media agency based in UK which prides itself on education, engagement and forward thinking strategy that can be applied to any business sector; from start-ups to global brands. J: Apart from Social Media Citizens , you mean?

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

Webbiquity SMM

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). How do we demonstrate the ROI of social efforts?

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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.

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.

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.

20 Must-Attend Social Media Conferences in 2017

Buffer Social

Working on social media can be a little lonely at times, especially if you are working as a team of one. Social media conferences are the secret to all that. Let’s jump right in… The 20 Best Social Media Marketing Conferences of 2017.

20 Tremendous Digital Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity SMM

But likely the most significant finding from recent research (see below) is this: the average person now spends more time online than with TV and all other media (newspapers, magazines, etc.) Social ad spending has doubled over the past two years. HubSpot ). HubSpot ).