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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.
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.
Recently, Google has announced that Chrome 56 will mark HTTP pages that attempt to collect passwords or credit cards as non-secure. There are also plans to mark all http sites as non-secure. This is part of a larger effort to make sure the websites we browse are secure. But let’s back up, what is http vs.
From a time in the 1950s when speech recognition technology had a numbers-only vocabulary (one, designed by Bell Laboratories, was named “Audrey”), to a time when Siri and her friends Alexa and Cortana seem to be taking over the world, voice command has evolved to a level where many people now prefer it over typing on a keyboard.
Inbound marketing has been enjoying an ongoing heyday for years now, and evolving into what can seem like one immensely overwhelming undertaking. Fear not. No matter how daunting getting started with inbound marketing can seem, you can rapidly hop on the right track with a few quick tips. Get Certified While diving into specific techniques is good, understanding the actual meth ...
Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to make its way into the world, influencing popular culture (think Steven Spielberg’s “A.I.”, or Disney’s “Big Hero 6”) and becoming a disruptor is a variety of industries. From customer service chatbots to extremely sophisticated autopilot driving machines, artificial intelligence is undoubtedly making an impact on everything around us.
Your website functions as your 24 hour online presence. Getting people to your website is a victory, but you still have to keep them there. If your website contains one or more of these annoying elements, it may be causing people to leave before you can show them how you can solve their business problems.
Anyone who knows inbound marketing knows blogging is an essential element in the mix. But even though it’s essential to write a steady stream of blogs, people aren’t going to find it essential to read them – unless, of course, you give them good reason to. And that good reason largely boils down to your blog title.
We’ve all seen it. Nonprofit organizations believe that they can’t (or shouldn’t) be expected keep up with the updates of the technological world leaving their websites looking like something from the mid-90s when dial-up was all the rage. However, in this day and age of online interactions, an effective charitable organization needs to be capable of functioning in the places w ...
Written words with images may be powerful tools in your inbound marketing arsenal, but you can amp up your inbound power even more if those images happen to move. Yes, we’re talking about video, one of the most effective yet commonly overlooked marketing tools that can increase engagement on your website. You won't believe the statistics on video effectiveness...
Building trust with your audience is a must in the inbound marketing realm. And one of the best ways to build trust is to ensure people view your company as much more than a faceless entity designed to make a profit off everything they buy. Since people are much more apt to trust other people than they are to trust a faceless entity, you can start by making it clear you have a ...
Nonprofit organizations often find themselves in the continuous cycle of attracting new donors in order to keep their services not only running, but growing. The marketing funnel for finding and retaining donors works similarly to the buyer’s journey. The same journey you would take when looking to purchase a new car, for example.
With 6,000 tweets sent every second, Twitter is one highly competitive playing field. If you even want a fighting chance of having your tweets actually read, it’s essential to avoid bad habits that tend to have the opposite effect. Your tweets are all about you. You have a great new product. You just wrote an e-book. You just sold a 10-year lease on a Jaguar.
One of the most critical goals for many nonprofits is to recruit and retain volunteers. Many organizations rely on volunteers and often would not be capable of continuing their endeavors without them. But other than by word-of-mouth or inviting friends, how can a nonprofit go about connecting with potential volunteers and turning them into dedicated assets? Here are four ways i ...
Before we dive into the great depths of what makes a successful landing page, it’s essential to ensure we’re on the same page about what a landing page actually is. While basic landing pages can be defined as any website page with a form that a visitor lands on after clicking a link, we’re going beyond on the basics here.
Algorithms may have started out simply in math and science classes, but in today’s world of computers and technology, algorithms are all around us. Used to solve various problems, algorithms are simply lists of steps used in calculations. And while algorithms may work perfectly in a mathematics class, some questions have surfaced about the ways that algorithms are being used in ...
Amassing more than 600 million users since its launch 2010, Instagram is one powerful storytelling tool. And it can be an even more powerful vehicle for inbound marketing mavens – provided you don’t fall prey to some of the biggest mistakes companies may not even realize they’re making on this social media super-platform.
Thinking of a redesign for your website? The fact that you’re even considering it indicates that something is not going as well as you would like. Your reasons may be rather obvious or they may be more subtle. These first five indicators act as tell-tale signs that your site needs a refresh: Poor Branding, Logo, and Style Style is something noticed immediately when someone opens your website.
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