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Launching a new website doesn't exactly compare to a Presidential Inauguration. But after months of planning, design and development, launching a website is quite the achievement and something worth sharing with the world. Would you build a new house and not invite anyone over to see it? Of course not. Here are some ways you can spread the word and 'inaugurate' your new website.
Imagine that you want to redesign or re-organize your home and you need to choose between two options. The first option is moving out and completely rehabbing the house all at once while interrupting your family’s life—even though your family is still growing and changing, you aren’t quite sure what will work best for you, and you don’t necessarily have a large budget to spend upfront.
Well it's that time of the year folks. Time for us inbound marketers to geek out a little for the Holidays. And what better way to do that then to turn some classic holiday songs into inbound marketing songs. So, without further ado, here they are. Frosty the Cold Caller Frosty the Cold Caller, was a jolly happy soul, until he realized no one was returning his calls.
Moving from traditional sales to inbound sales is a big shift for any organization. If you're a marketing leader, it's important to get out in front of this shift and set proper expectations for everyone involved. The best way to do this is to set up a straight forward service level agreement between your sales and marketing teams. Here's how to do that.
As the holidays approach, hopefully you'll have some time to rest and recharge. The holiday break is always a good time to feed your mind with a good book (or three). Here are some of my favorite reads. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business Written by Charles Duhigg, a reporter with the New York Times who also spoke at HubSpot's Inbound conference this year.
Your CRM has now been integrated with HubSpot and your contacts have been successfully synced. Time for a little happy dance! Don't let your happy dance go on too long, though. HubSpot integration is just the first step to optimizing your HubSpot portal. Here are some activities you should consider next.
Whether you have a 10 person or a 100 person law practice, it's useful to consider expanding the online presence of your legal firm. Most individuals seeking legal counsel will do their initial research online. Here are a few ways you can put your best digital foot forward. Home Page Most visitors to your legal website won't get past your Home page. Show your legal value quickly and succinctly.
You've just purchased HubSpot! Congratulations. You've worked hard to identify the optimal marketing automation software for your company, chosen HubSpot, and are primed for success. Here's some key things you should do in your HubSpot Portal the first month. Get Certified Before you dive into your HubSpot portal, take advantage of the Training & Certification center within your portal.
Inbound leads are beautiful things. Someone has a business problem, searches for a solution and finds your website. They convert on a landing page and you have a conversation with them. You may be even have multiple conversations with them. But then, like Santa after he delivers his gifts and partakes of your (almond) milk and (vegan) cookies, they disappear.
Whether you're focused on marketing in general or inbound marketing specifically, the topic of search engine optimization (SEO) is bound to come up. It's an important topic that can't be ignored. SEO, however, should only be one component of your broader search engine marketing (SEM) strategy. SEM Strategy Search Engine Marketing is typically divided into search engine optimiza ...
You are probably using HubSpot to build your lead nurturing campaigns. That's great. But effective lead nurturing is not just about using the best marketing automation software available. Don't forget to address these business processes as you build out your campaign. Personas Does your lead nurturing campaign align with your buyer personas? For example, if you're in the educat ...
Good, better, best. Platinum, silver, gold. Many HubSpot agencies currently have inbound marketing plans or have experimented with them. Certainly, signing up for a marketing plan can give you peace of mind and provide you with regular agency support. But is being locked into an inbound marketing plan or retainer best for your department or organization? The answer is...
This past August our CEO, Daniel Lynton, brought our whole company together in Breckenridge, Colorado for our annual company retreat. Four days of bonding and exploring sites with your co-workers is a great opportunity for a distributed team like ours. Here's a few things we did (and learned) that you may consider doing for your own company. Mixing and Mingling We arrived on a Thursday.
As a growing inbound marketing agency, we maintain an open pipeline for marketing roles. We're fortunate to have many candidates apply for our listed positions. Since we've seen a good volume of folks apply, we figured we'd discuss some useful tips as they relate to applying for any marketing position.
Are webinars part of your inbound marketing plan? If they aren't, they should be. Webinars can effectively showcase your company's expertise, offer real time interaction with prospects and offer advanced content once they are completed. Consider the following reasons to include webinars in your inbound marketing strategy. MOFU Leads Webinars offer a good option to Middle of the Funnel leads.
One question we are asked frequently is how to sell and evangelize inbound marketing (and HubSpot) within your own company. As a marketer you may have learned about HubSpot and inbound through a local HUG meetup or even through an Internet search on 'marketing automation software.' Perhaps you've used HubSpot at a previous employer and want to introduce it to your new one.
This past Friday, you probably received countless Black Friday emails touting incredible, once a year savings and deals. A friend of mine who cleared her Inbox on Thursday had received over 80 'deal' emails by early Friday. The email I received from Tortuga, a high-end backpack retailer, stood out for me (i.e. I read the entire email a few times and appreciated the email).
It’s that time of year once again. You’re in the midst of preparing your 2017 budget while trying to figure out how to make the most of what’s left in your 2016 marketing budget. While a new cappuccino machine may sound nice (and frothy), it’s not going to give you the biggest bang for your marketing buck.
Whether you have two franchise locations or two dozen, creating unique content for your individual franchise microsites can feel like an overwhelming endeavor. Not only do you have to gather up content from each franchise location, but you have to ensure you’re provided with quality content that meshes with your overall message and brand.
A company website is a vital inbound marketing tool that helps get your product or service found. But what happens when you have a franchise with multiple locations – should each location have its own website? The answer is... .... kind of. Your company will still have one main corporate site, but the main site will feature multiple mircosites, one for each location, that let ...