For all of the greatness that the internet affords — cute animal videos, GIFs, and interesting blogs — one of its biggest downsides is how distracting it can be. How many times have you sat down to work and been pulled into a pit of procrastination? Perhaps you get absorbed
We’re on the cusp of a tectonic shift in digital marketing. The boom in IoT (Internet of Things) technology will soon allow us to analyze, predict, and respond to consumer behavior in almost every market possible. That sounds amazing … but what’s the Internet of Things? The Internet of Things
In the world of marketing, it seems like there are always new tools, tips, tricks, and trends to discover and incorporate into your marketing strategy. How is it possible to keep up with them all? As a marketer myself, I often wish I had a better sense of all of the
Today, most marketing teams are structured to drive traffic towards websites, which then converts into leads for the sales team to close. Once this process starts to deliver results, marketers then seek to generate even more traffic, and hopefully even more success. An oversimplification, but that’s the standard marketing playbook.
How many times have you come across a new website, only to be bombarded with pop-ups for newsletters and email updates before you even learn what the product is?
Annoying website distractions like these can cause bounce rates to skyrocket, which is why it’s important that you’re regularly reevaluating your strategy to ensure you’re getting the most value out of your site.
25 tips to transform your marketing automation from lead scoring and nurturing to a revenue growth toolset beyond capturing and nurturing leads.
You’re probably familiar with the typical implementation of marketing automation. You might even be part of the 19% of B2B companies which SalesStaff recently reported use the tools – and if so, perhaps you’re among the elite 37% of that group which they found actually leveraged some of the personalization capability which is at the core of today’s marketing automation.
Some customers are past saving. They’ve made their decision to leave, and they’ll be out just as soon as they can find the “cancel” button.
Of course you don’t want them to leave — nor do you want more customers following suit.
To prevent more customers from leaving, you need to ask yourself tough questions: How did your churned customer get to that point? And once they’re at that point, is there anything you can do to save the account?
If you’re anything like most people, you can probably rattle off 100 different things you’d rather do than dig through your inbox.
It starts to feel like a chore, because what’s in there isn’t very interesting. In fact, only 21% of consumers reported that they’ve received a memorable promotional email in the past two months, according to a study by Litmus.
Are your contacts going with the flow, or are they just sitting dormant in your marketing database? If you don’t have any automated email workflows set up, your answer is probably the latter — which means you’re missing out on some major opportunities to nurture and engage your existing contacts.
Did you know that B2B marketers who implement marketing automation increase their sales pipeline contribution by an average of 10% according to a report by Forrester? But wait … there’s more.
Marketing constantly adjusts and reacts to changes in technology and attitudes. While digital marketing has undergone a substantial transformation in the last few years, the technology that incited the changes is growing at a faster pace than most brands can keep up with.
So, what does this mean for competitive marketers that are already strategizing for 2016? Brands need to look beyond the usual channels to stay ahead rather than simply jump on the bandwagon. Here, we’ll discuss those trends that are changing the face of marketing (yet again) and give you an eye-opening look at what marketers should be leveraging in 2016.
Ever buy something and realize there were things you wish you knew before you handed over your credit card?
Maybe you wish you knew that those “comfy” shoes in the store would destroy your feet if you wore them out on the town all night. Or that you were going to score your dream job and need to commute 50 miles to work each way just a few months after you signed a new car lease with 10,000 miles per year.
It stinks, right?
I’m thrilled to announce that HubSpot has renewed our ISVForce relationship with Salesforce.com through 2020. This is great news for HubSpot, HubSpot’s customers, Salesforce, and Salesforce’s customers.
Nearly 20% of HubSpot marketing software customers use Salesforce.com’s CRM product. We have spent many many many calories over many many many years building a great integration experience for our joint customers, and we have over 500 5-star reviews on the Salesforce App Exchange to prove it. These customers, as well as future joint customers, will be able to continue to leverage this integration.
The marketing formula seems simple: Attract audiences, engage prospects, convert leads, and facilitate retention. One of the biggest “wins” you can achieve is the ability to connect your disparate initiatives into a scalable, predictable demand generation engine.
But when you’re in the trenches, you know this process is easier said than done. Marketers, immersed within their organizations, frequently lack access to industry data.